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Something dragging under car
Hi. There are quite a few parts that can become loose and drug under the vehicle. Most of the time it is the skid plate under the front of the car. This plastic part will become loose and then drag...
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Car starts, idles low, and dies
Your fuel pump may be failing and the engine intake may have incurred some vacuum leaks. The system would need a thorough diagnostic check. I recommend having a certified mechanic, such as one from YourMechanic, come and test your vehicle's...
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Car started smoking and oil leaked out
If you heard a noise, and all of your oil has leaked out, I suspect that you may have possibly suffered serious engine damage. I would stop driving the vehicle, and immediately have it inspected by a professional technician, such...
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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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After parts replaced, bubbles in reservoir
Hello. If all of the air is out of the system then the issue is internal. It is typically caused by a blown head gasket. This can occur when the leak is really small. When it is small enough the...
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After heating core replacement, oil gone and engine ruined
Hello. The heater core would not have anything to do with the oil. If anything they may not have properly installed one of the heater hoses which may have causes the coolant to leak which would have caused the engine...
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Fluid in the boot looks like power steering fluid
Hello. The fluid in the boot is a separate issue. If there is fluid in the boot it is because the rack and pinion is failing. These boots are not there to contain fluid but to keep dirt out. If...
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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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Q: 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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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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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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Hard steering while driving
If you are losing engine RPM, that itself will cause loss of steering assist, but in that scenario the engine has a stalling, or loss of power, problem. The potential causes in that scenario are quite varied and numerous. If...
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Misfire that got worse after coil pack and spark plugs were changed
The engine can be diagnosed, and the fault pinpointed, if you request a Check Engine Light diagnostic. Trouble codes that refer to parts, in this instance a coil, do not necessarily mean that the part has failed. For example, if...
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Where are the crankshaft position sensor circuits A and B on a 2002 Oldsmobile Intrigue 3.5 L
There are two different crankshaft position sensors on your vehicle, one designated "A" and the other "B". Both of these sensors are mounted to the engine block. The two circuits that you are referring to run from the sensors (the...
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How can I bypass the anti theft in my 1999 Oldsmobile intrigue
In many cases it is possible to bypass the Passlock system. If you want to try it yourself, there are a variety of published techniques such as that in these instructions. None of the ad hoc fixes are endorsed by...
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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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