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When I try to stop in a short distance at highway speeds, my car jerks just before coming to a complete stop.
Based on your description, it seems like you may have a faulty control arm bushing on your vehicle. I would recommend a brakes suspension and steering inspection to verify this. If any control arm bushings are faulty on your vehicle,...
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At an idle my engine vibrates. Not when accelerating. Could this be a bad mount or an idle contrl problem?
Shaking or vibration may be caused by many different things such as faulty spark plugs, poor fuel pressure or misfires. Other things such as a faulty idle air control valve may cause the engine idle to drop below the normal...
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New thermostat new coolant temp sensor car is still going into red and overheating what do i do
You should first see if the electric cooling fan is coming on before it overheats? If they do not come on then the fans needs checked to see what is keeping it from coming on? It may be a fan...
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Car jerks when taking off then it drives fine after that, when making a turn it feels like I lose power then it's ok again
You should check to make sure the transmission is full and if it is low then top it off and retest. If it is full then take it to the rebuilder to have it checked since it sounds like the...
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A low grinding noise when i drive straight or skmetimes when i turn the wheel on a 2003 chevy impala
Hi Andrew. Thanks for sending in your question today. The type of noise you are describing is typically caused by a brake pad that is dragging against the rotor or wheel bearings that are worn out and need to be...
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2005 Chevy impala keeps overheating coolant reservoir full no visible smoke or no check engine light could it be the thermostat?
You may have a stuck thermostat or cooling fan is not working. i suggest having the computer tested for codes stored and cooling system checked for fan operation when running hot. If fan is on when running hot then you...
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Slipping
The new transmission rebuild should not be slipping and for the amount of money it cost to get done i would recommend having the rebuilder test the computer for codes to the transmission shift solenoids and check fluid levels and...
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Slipping
It seems as if the transmission rebuild did not go as planned. I would recommend taking the vehicle to the place that rebuild the transmission initially, and then ask them to see if anything they did may have caused the...
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My car runs, but it doesnt drive in Drive or reverse.
What you are describing may be a result of a faulty speed sensor, potentially low transmission fluid or a even a faulty transmission control solenoid. As your vehicle travels down the road, the computer analyzes data being sent by vehicle...
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Hard to turn steering wheel after power steering pump replaced
Hi Elaine. Thanks for contacting us tonight. Sometimes after a power steering pump is installed, reduced pressure inside the hydraulic lines will build, which can create the symptoms you're experiencing. IIn other cases, low power steering fluid levels can cause...
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toggle switch panel
If you are adding a toggle panel and adding lights or other items you will need to be careful what you connect to in system or may damage electrical system. You will need to be more specific on what you...
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battery light came on while driving; alternator or battery issue
The battery/charging warning light could pertain to the battery, the charging system, wiring faults, or even a loose drive belt that is not properly driving the alternator. The exact circumstances would have to be determined by looking at the car....
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I have a 2005 impala, I bought a new starter and battery and the car starts sometimes but can't put in drive or it shuts off
Hi There, What you are describing sounds like a dirty or faulty idle air control valve. The idle control valve reads the air intake into the throttle body and relays this information to the computer which then uses this information...
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transmission
Hi Bernie. Thanks for contacting us today. To be honest, the first thing I would suspect is that whoever is completing the installation is either forgetting a step or a few as being the reason that three reverse gears have...
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2005 Chevy Impala shuts off when slowing down, steering wheel gets tight and so does the breaks. Check engine light is on.
Hi Rashaun. Thanks for contacting us today. Your Chevrolet Impala has power-assisted brakes and steering, meaning that when the engine shuts off, it will make braking and steering more difficult - so this part is normal. The issue is your...
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Broken bolt in tensioner pulley. How to remove
If there is an external segment of the bolt sticking out, you can grip that segment with a stud puller or even vice grips. If the broken part is within a hole though, that will have to be drilled out....
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how can you fix reduced power engine
Hi Yaremi. Thanks for contacting us today. In order to correctly repair this issue, it has to be determined what is actually causing the reduced power light to illuminate. When the vehicle’s computer detects a fault in the engine that...
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I have a cracked block on a 2001 chevy impala, its pouring coolant. What can i do thats affordable?
Hi there. Thanks for contacting us today. Unfortunately, there isn't anything that you can do to attempt to fix a cracked block that would be of any use. Even if you were to attempt to seal the outer crack, internal...
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I am having a problem with my tension pulley bearing/bolt.
Hi Val. Thanks for contacting us today. In short - yeah, this is likely not going to work for you long term. Remember, when metal heats, most adhesives will fail. The right way to resolve this issue, unfortunately, is to...
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Coolant circulation issues Impala LS 3.8L.
Hi Adrian. Thanks for contacting us today. Typically, when a water pump goes bad, it's the inner seals that fail, which leads to bearing failure and overall water pump failure. This will produce a slow leak of coolant. This video...

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