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Coolant/Transmission and leak issues related?
The kicking in the back end that you are describing would be likely related to the transmission problems you have had, not the cooling system. Without additional information regarding the recent transmission problems, it would be tough for me to...
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I smell gas under my hood and around my engine.
You could have fuel leaks on the fuel rail or any of the fuel injectors. You could also have a fuel tank vapor line to the intake manifold leaking vapor. Any fuel leak should be thoroughly investigated to isolate the...
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My signal lights don't work in the front
Hi, thanks for writing in. Try and turn on the 4 way flashers to see if the front lights flash. If they do not light but the rear ones do, then check the bulbs to see if they are blown...
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one motor mount on my 98 intrigue was installed upside down, is this ok
Hello. If the engine mount was put on upside down then it should be replaced. Most of these mounts will only be installed one way, but if he got it in upside down then it should be replaced as these...
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how much is it going to cost me to actually get someone just to tell me what is wrong with it as I'm getting p0410 from the DMV.
Hi there. The P0410 OBD-II trouble code that the engine control module (ECM) detected the engine O2 sensor did not detect an increase in the O2 level in the exhaust when the air injection system was commanded on during an...
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My car shut off while driving and won't start again
It's possible that your timing chain set is so worn out that the engine either "jumped time" or the timing chain broke. The starter may be turning the crankshaft over, but the camshaft and valve gear is no longer connected...
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Wont start
Hello There, It sounds like you may have a couple of separate issues here. The stalling and erratic idle may be related to a dirty or failing idle air control valve. The idle air control valve monitors the air intake...
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Gas smell when gas needle is on empty - 1998 Oldsmobile Intrigue
There are many reasons that the smell of fuel may be present; however, this may suggest that you have a problem with your evaporative emissions system. The EVAP system prevents fuel vapors from the fuel tank from escaping into the...
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My car has been stalling then my gas pedal goes to the floor and wont go. I try to start it again, it's smoking and car is shaking 2000 Oldsmobile Intrigue
Hello - your symptoms suggest that the head gasket(s) are blown on your engine, and coolant is leaking into the cylinders - hence the white smoke from the exhaust. Blown head gaskets can also cause misfire rough running, and low...
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Car accelarating on its own, then engine temp goes almost to the top
Hello. There are few things that I recommended technician check to discover why your vehicle is accelerating on its own. Please keep in mind that the mobile technicians we provide here at your mechanic specialize in these types of diagnostics....
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My car wont start battery, alternator, and starter has been replaced....lights come on and it turnsover it clicks ...
Hi there. In most cases, when the engine clicks over and the starter will engage initially but stops, it's caused either by a starter or ignition relay that is faulty - or the starter motor is not correctly installed and...
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My car is rough idling when I am at a red light can this be caused my fuel injectors
What you are describing sounds like a dirty or failing idle air control valve. The idle air control valve monitors the air intake as it is mixed with fuel prior to being injected into the engine at low speeds and...
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Stall while idle or coming to a stop replaced IAC MAS and TPS due to codes still same issue
Hello, and thank you for writing in. With the codes you are pulling, and the replacements you have already made, you are likely dealing with an issue pertaining to the the throttle itself, or the idle air control valve gasket....
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My 2000 oldsmobile intrigue is shifting hard at semi high rpm and won't go into fourth gear
As you guessed, no 4th gear on the 4T65-E transmission is virtually guaranteed to be due to the splines on the 4th clutch hub being worn off. Inasmuch as the transmission will have to be rebuilt to resolve that issue,...
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My car will not start.
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I need to diagram to 2000 Oldsmobile Intrigue the diagram for a serpentine belt replacement
Here is a great diagram for your serpentine belt routing.
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Serpentine belt came off so I need the diagram so I can put it back on
Here is a good diagram of your serpentine belt. If your belt came off on its own then you most likely have a bad belt tensioner and need to replace it.
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Thermostat
Hi There, Your particular vehicle has a thermostat that is separate from the housing itself, however many places will sell the thermostat with the housing together. Sometimes it is packaged together as well making it appear as if it were...
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I have a 1999 Oldsmobile intrigue 3.5. I pulled up to the house to park and put my car in reverse, the engine cut off but everythi
Hi there. If all the power systems work but the car will not start, it's more than likely that the problem is caused by an ignition system component failure - such as a crankshaft position sensor or cam sensor. It's...
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Car overheating. Around town it's fine. At highway speeds, heater stops blowing cold, and car overheats
When the heater starts to blow cold, it could be that the coolant level is low, or it could be that the coolant is boiling and the heater core is full of steam. If there is a leak in the...

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