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02 Buick lesabre rotten egg smell engine light is on engine running too rich in bank 1
Hi there. In most cases, the rotten egg smell accompanied by an OBD-II trouble code that indicates a bank 1 or bank 2 lean issue is due to a worn out catalytic converter. The catalytic converter can also give off...
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removing driver electric driver seat, seat stuck all the way back.
Hi there. Although this video is for a GMC, the process of manually adjusting a broken electrical seat is the same.
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Engine overheating and steam from vents also when i loosen the screw on engine air comes out for about 30 seconds
Hello, Overheating can be caused by a number of things such as low coolant levels, a faulty thermostat, a clogged radiator or a failing coolant fan switch. As you may know the coolant fan switch helps to maintain the proper...
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Car wont start and when it does it doesnt stay running replaced almost everything under the hood
A few different things will usually cause the car to start and then die. A bad ignition coil can cause this if it is beginning to fail, resulting in intermittent starting problems. A dirty or faulty mass air flow sensor,...
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Spark plugs,spark wires,icm,ecm,ignition coils,replaced engine,crankshaft sensor,harmonic balancer car still misfires, wont start
Hi there. If your car had overheating issues before this misfiring issue began, it is quite possible that you have some internal engine damage like a blown head gasket that is the primary source of your troubles. Other damage to...
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Stalling when put in drive
This may be a sign of a faulty MAP sensor as the vehicle responds adversely to a load put on the motor (i.e. putting it in gear, turning on AC or engaging the brakes). The Manifold Absolute Pressure (MAP) sensor...
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the car will crank but die a few minutes later but if I keep pressing the gas it will stay on but when I stop it will cut off soon
Hi there. It is indeed possible that a canister EVAP solenoid is the source of your hard to start issue. However, the problem with most auto parts store "scans" is they make way too many assumptions on the source of...
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My fans are running when the car is on but when im installing the freon they stop but vehicle still operating
It sounds like you may have a faulty cooling fan relay that may be causing the fans to work intermittently. The typical electric cooling fan circuit includes a temperature sensor, a relay, a control module and the fan motor. The...
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A mechanic came and look at my motor mounts and realize they was cracked he listed front rear side. How many exactly need changing
Hi there. Usually when one motor mount is damaged, other will follow sooner than you'd expect. This is why it is recommended to replace all motor mounts at the same time. Without being there to inspect your Buick personally, it's...
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Car is smoking, knocking and idling by itself.
Hello, thank you for writing in. The vehicle is overheating, and the other symptoms are related to it. If it has overheated passed a certain point, there may have been major damage done to the engine. At this point, the...
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Blower motor
Hi There, It sounds like you may have a pinched wire or something causing the AC blower motor to quit working as you turn the wheel. This may also be related to an intermittently working or faulty blower motor relay....
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One of my engine mounts crack and my mechanic suggests I replace all of them front rear and side. I look up the parts is the side
I suggest you verify with the mechanic since they may be referencing the motor mounts front and rear but they are also called transaxle mounts when parts are looked up. The engine has one main mount in front of motor...
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Just put on new brakes and replaced driver side tire. Now there's a knocking sound when I accelerate or turn right (which intensif
Hi there. If you replaced only one tire, this could be an interior wheel weight hitting against the brake caliper. It could also be an issue with a steering stabilizer bar bushing, CV joint or other suspension component. It might...
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My 02 lesabre has a sulfur egg smell what is it it's making me sick
The engine should be checked first to make sure it is not running too rich. If not running rich then the exhaust catalyst (catalytic converters) are bad and need to be replaced.
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Car Starts fine, but shakes violently and loudly when shifted into any gear and wont move
Hi there. This type of issue is sometimes caused by motor mounts that are worn out or in some cases an exhaust leak. It's also possible that transmission mounts or CV joints are misaligned. The best way to correctly diagnose...
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missfire
Hi there. Although I'm not from the Charlotte area, I have forwarded your inquiry to our sales department so they can forward your inquiry to one of our Charlotte / Concord, NC based mobile mechanics for their review as well....
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My ac does not blow at all when at idle
This may be related to a faulty blower motor or blower motor relay. It is likely that you may feel some air blowing when the vehicle is moving as a result of the air being being rammed into the intake...
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05 Buick LeSabre..sometimes car jerks when driving. Some say solenoid valves trans..others say motor/trans mounts..46K mi
Hi there. Sometimes components like motor mounts or internal transmission parts can wear out over time, as opposed to mileage on the vehicle. This is especially true for vehicles that have sat for a long time without starting or having...
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New batt New alt batt voltage still drops?
It's possible that the charging circuit is not properly connected (wiring, fuse, or ground fault) or there is some large excess current draw in your car's electrical system. Basically, if the battery is new and fully charged and charging system...

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