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Clicking noise from steering wheel
Hello, thanks for writing in. Most of the time this clicking noise is from the column covers rubbing on the steering wheel. I usually remove the covers and drive the vehicle to see if it goes away. If it does...
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3.7 engine temperature gauge runs between middle to 3/4, leans a little more to 3 /4 never over is this normal
Hi there, thanks for writing in about your 2007 Hummer H3. The temperature should typically rest more towards the middle of the gauge. You should have the vehicle tested to see if the engine is running hot, or if it...
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Car turns over but won't start
Hi, thanks for writing in. If, during a "no start" session, waiting slightly more than 10 minutes allows you to successfully start your H3, the problem is not with the fuel system. A failure of the ignition switch (an internal...
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Car suddenly went into limp mode
Hello and thank you for contacting Your Mechanic. Your Hummer could have the brake system engaged for the traction control. Disable the traction control and see if the engine will increase in speed. Another thing to check is the...
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How much is it to replace the rear main seal on a 2007 Hummer H3
Hello. It is common for the rear main seal to leak on this engine. Over time the seal fails and this occurs. You will need to take this to a shop that can remove the transmission to change the seal...
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Im looking at a 2007 hummer H3 for 28K (AUD). I have a tight budget. Should I buy this or not? Are the service, repair costs and maintenance expensive?
Hi there. When it comes to buying a vehicle, the first thing would be to research the vehicle and see what other people have had replaced. Check for simple pricing with local shops to determine if you could afford the...
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My car is overheating when the air conditioning is on - 2007 Hummer H3
Hello. Running the A/C will put extra strain on the engine and cause it to heat up quicker. If your vehicle is overheating, you should keep it below 280 degrees at all cost. This is the temperature when extreme irreversible...
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Why does an Hummer H3 oil change cost more? 2003 Hummer H3
Hello - the H3 has a 6-quart oil change capacity, which is more than most engines these days (4 or 5 qts), and synthetic oil is recommended. These are the only 2 logical reasons for increased oil change cost. Hope...
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door lock problem
Hi there: Based on your question and the information listed, it's possible that you've got an exposed wire somewhere in your vehicle that is causing a short with your door locking mechanism. Sometimes this issue is caused by a faulty...
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door lock problem
Hello. There is a computer that controls the door locks and the warning light that you see. It is known as the Body Control Module. Something has likely gone wrong with this module, which may or may not be repairable....
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Hello 2006 model Hummer car's fuel consumption too high
Hello: In most cases, the OBD-II error code you wrote down in your question is related to a faulty crankshaft position sensor. When this component is damaged, it can impact the ignition timing of the engine, causing increased fuel consumption,...
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The vehicle keeps turning off while driving. Hummer H3
Hello - the first task is to determine what problem codes are being set here. This will guide diagnosis, and tell whether it's a fuel supply issue (fuse, fuel pump relay, or fuel pump itself), or possibly an electrical sensor...
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Thinking about motor swap
The main problem in such a swap is the engine computers for the two engines you are referring to are not interchangeable. And, you cannot flash re-program your existing computer to work with the new engine because the two use...
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Crankshaft replacement fit? 2006 Hummer H3
Hello - the crankshaft on the 3.7l LLR engine does in fact have the same stroke as the L52 3.5l engine in your H3, so there is a good chance it is compatible. Check with your Hummer parts specialist for...
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I parked my truck for 5-10 mins. Tried to turn it on, now it wont start, called a tow tow truck 15-20mins later my truck turned on
It is very likely that you have a powertrain control module failure. This can happen often on many GM vehicles. I would recommend having the powertrain control module tested and replaced as necessary in order to resolve this issue. After...
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I have a code P0171 and needs repairs.
Hi there. The code P0171 is caused by the engine getting too hot and not having enough fuel to burn. Check the fuel injectors, fuel pressure, and the fuel pump to see if they are working properly. Since the vehicle...
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Climate control module. Heater core
Faults in electronic or mechanical control components in the HVAC system have no effect on the heater core in the passenger cabin. The heater core itself is not a component that would looked at as a cause of engine overheating....
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Rejects the nozzle when filling gas
Hello, It sounds like you may have an issue with your evaporative emissions control system. The EVAP system prevents fuel vapors from the fuel tank from escaping into the atmosphere. The EVAP system collects and temporarily stores the fuel vapors...
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Engine whining
The typical cause of a whining sound during engine idle; which progressively gets louder during increase in RPM is a belt, pulley or faulty pump (either AC, water pump or power steering). If you didn't remove the AC belt, this...
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Is a 2007 Hummer H3 a reliable vehicle?
For the 2007 model year, GM replaced the problematic 3.5L engine with the 3.7L. This engine is pretty decent. The transmission is a 4-L60E, which is well known for having all kinds of issues. The GM 10-bolt rear end is...

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