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cylinder 3 misfire evap large leak
Hi there. Among the error codes you listed, the concerning one is P0045, which indicates a leak in the EVAP system exists. The leak can be caused from a variety of components. The most common is related to the fuel...
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camshaft position sensor is bad
Bank 1 normally refers to the side of the engine that the number one cylinder is located. However, since your vehicle has an inline six cylinder engine, you will only have one bank. Therefore, your engine should only have one...
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If water is in the ignition coil should I replace the coil?
Hello, Yes, you will need to replace coil #3. Coils are made of a series of coil windings that are designed to conduct electricity and when wet this cannot happen. I would recommend replacing the ignition coil to ensure that...
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I have a leak in one of the hoses or fittings. Estimate on service
Hi there. It sounds like there may be more than just a fitting or hose leaking. This definitely needs to have an inspection performed to determine the extent of the leaks and what truly needs to be replaced. I suggest...
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I want to change out my air suspension to coil springs.
Hi there. The best thing to do is go with the local parts store for the coil spring set. Any coil spring is a good spring as long as they are designed for the weight of your vehicle. Now since...
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Battery light was on and now car won't start and keys stuck in ignition
Hi there. It more than likely that you are experiencing an issue with the alternator or the main relay as opposed to the battery itself. Once your car starts, power to all components and accessories is provided by the alternator;...
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When the dealer says u need to replace a wheel bearing, do they mean just the bearing or the bearing/hub assembly?
Hi There, This means generally the wheel bearing/hub assembly which typically comes all pressed together in one assembly. You should not need to replace all four of them unless the others are also making noise or showing signs of wear...
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code po171 already changed spark plugs and ignition coils and was told by Firestone that was what it needed
Code P0171 is set due to a system lean reading. While worn or misfiring plugs or coils can cause the issue, they typically do not. Most common causes would be a mass air flow sensor or even a leaking intake...
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Hi, on my car the 'Reduced Engine Power" light came on and i have no idea why. Already replaced the Throttle Body,but its still on
Hi there. To be honest, the swap of transmission seems awful "odd" and may have created different fault codes that could have triggered the limp mode in your Chevy Trailblazer. To guess what is causing this to occur without being...
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In limp mode following a catalytic convertor repair. Have driven 70 mIles in limp mode.
The only purpose of the catalytic converter is to reduce exhaust emissions. The converter is within the exhaust system and functions as part of the vehicle's emission control system. Excepting only an unusual circumstance where the converter is physically plugged...
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my car is almost dying and at 40mph wont go over 2000rpms sometimes under that.
Hi there. After reviewing your question, it is quite possible that you have an oil circulation or lubrication problem; possibly caused by an obstruction in the oil lines, faulty oil pump or too much debris (sludge) in the motor. When...
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4wd engages but vehicle bucks like 4wd is slipping.
There is likely an internal issue going on within your transfer case. The most common cause of transfer case slippage is low fluid. I suggest that the transfer case fluid condition and level is checked. If the two wheel drive...
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Makes a noise when I turn and hit bumps.
You should have the complete front suspension checked however the sway bar links and bushings are the most common cause of the noise when turning.
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Fuel smell and poor fuel economy
Hello, There are a number of things that can cause the fuel smell and poor fuel mileage as you describe. I would start with checking the mass air flow sensor as this is a common component that can become dirty...
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2005 Isuzu Acsender with 168,000 miles.
The most cost effective and technically appropriate product for you is AutoZone Power Steering Fluid, part number AZPSF32. It is $5 a quart. I checked the specifications and it will work in your specific vehicle. Stop leak "additives", no matter...
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. Today i tried to reverse and it's not responding same with drive.
Judging by the age, mileage, and your description of the issues, the transmission may be in need of repair or replacement. You could try to have a transmission fluid service performed, but odds are with the mileage, it may not...
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Heater controls not working
Hello, thank you for writing in. There are multiple fuse boxes associated with the vehicle, and you may also need to check the interior fuse box. Fuse number 13 according to my records is for the rear climate control, and...
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Sometimes key starts now it doesn't. Ignition or solenoid, please help 2005 GMC Envoy
Hi there - it sounds like you have been "jumping" the starter off using a screwdriver to short the power cable from the battery to the starter motor terminal - bypassing the starter solenoid. That would have indicated a bad...
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I am looking into doing a engine swap on a 2006 gmc envoy xl 4.2 Liter engine 6 cylinder
Hi there. Unfortunately, this is not a service we offer. Your best bet is to search for an engine replacement shop locally. They will be better equipped to provide you with the correct recommendation.

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