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DI just changed my thermostat and the temperature sensor, the water pump is not leaking at all, but my A/C turns hot when the temp
If you are referring to the engine overheating, some common causes of engine overheating include low coolant level (including that due to leaks), a faulty thermostat, a plugged radiator, a faulty radiator pressure cap, collapsed hoses, non functioning cooling fans,...
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2002 buick lesabre wont start code u1016
This code (U1016) will set when the PCM has lost communication with other controllers on the bus network, that is the car's electrical network. The underlying fault can be in the ignition switch or wiring to the PCM. To diagnose...
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Replaced fuel pump now stalling and hard start
Depending on the reasoning for replacing the fuel pump, it may be that there are additional issues with maintaining fuel pressure such as a bad fuel pressure regulator. The fuel pressure regulator is a device which controls the pressure of...
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Just got both o2 sensors on my car changed but when I went to autozone the same code keep popping up. What should I do?
OBD-II trouble codes, including all codes that refer to oxygen sensors, do not constitute a diagnostic or identification of specific failed parts. Consequently, you cannot use the codes as the sole basis to replace vehicle parts. Codes are clues only....
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why does the car jerk when im driving? and also when i shift gears like from park to reverse and reverse to drive
What you are describing is often a sign of low transmission fluid or a faulty transmission control solenoid. As you know, automatic transmissions use pressurized hydraulic fluid to change gears. Every time a gear change is required, the car's computer...
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my rpm x 1000 gage is stuck on 7 and wont go back to 0
That might be a stepper motor failure. The gauge pointer is electronically controlled by a stepper motor. The stepper motors are soldered to the instrument panel circuit board and can be unsoldered and replaced. You can do it yourself, hire...
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Car only go to speed limit 30-40
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How to get car out of limp mode
You will need to have the computer scanned to see what caused it to go into limp mode first and then repair the problem and then it will fix the limp mode issue. Your computer can go into limp mode...
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How to Turn the ignition switch to off
If a vehicle goes into limp mode, this can oftentimes only be resolved with scan tools or by replacing certain parts. Turning the ignition switch off for first to turn in your key towards you and removing it which is...
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My car is reading a code die evaporative emission system leak. But when I accelerate to 70 it will not speed up
The flashing check engine light signifies misfiring and the engine fault(s) causing the misfiring are probably related to the loss of power you are describing. Misfiring is potentially very damaging and so you should drive at a lower speed to...
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How long will it take my air mass flow sensor to wk right i have a 96 buick lesabre
Hi Dorian. Thanks for contacting us today. The mass air flow sensor itself is an on or off type of component, meaning it either works or it won't. It doesn't take time for the sensor to 'break in'. The issue...
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Need to know where block heater on 2000 Buick lesabre
Hi Katie. Thanks for contacting us today. An engine block heater is an optional upgrade on a 2000 Buick Lesabre, so it's possible that yours does not have one. However, if it does, it will be located on the rear,...
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So I put oil in the transmission and this guy came up and he said that it’s fine to drive it but it died what do you think it is
The crank sensor would not ordinarily be considered part of a tune-up in most cases. A crankshaft position sensor is an electronic device used to monitor the position or rotational speed of the crankshaft. This information is used by engine...
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I have a 94 buick lesabre and the engine has a slight knock and it has white smoke coming out of engine also disconnected pos and.
You should never disconnect the battery while running or it can spike the computer and alternator and damage them. The white smoke is coolant getting into engine from a leaking intake manifold or head gasket leaking. Check upper intake seals...
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Check engine light code is p0304 can I get a quote on fixing it
The cost to fix your car depends on the exact malfunction that has caused trouble code P0304 to set. P0304 is a misfiring code and that code can set due to multiple potential causes including faulty spark plugs, low compression,...
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overheated and I cut it off started after cooling and died after a few min.
Your car doesn't have a timing belt, so it's not likely that it has "Jumped time." But if the car was low on coolant and overheating, it doesn't take much driving to do some engine damage. So it could be...
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My car has trouble staying running when i take my foot off the accelerator, especially when starting when it's cold.
Hi Bryson. Thanks for contacting us tonight. On the fuel system of your Buick LeSabre, there is a component called the cold start injector or cold start valve. This helps to mix the air/fuel ratio to assist your vehicle start...
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Is it okay to use 5w-20 in my 2004 buick lesabre
You can use 0W-30, 5W-30, and 10W-30. You cannot use 5W-20 oil in ANY operating conditions in this vehicle as the viscosity will be too low once the engine is warmed up. Page 5-15 of the LeSabre Owner's Manual contains...
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Q: My car is misfireing
Hi Rufus. Thanks for contacting us today. Of the three codes you've provided us tonight, the one that I would place most of my focus would be the crankshaft position sensor. In some cases, when the electrical harness of this...
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My car cranked and ran for about 10 minutes. When I started to drive it shut off. Then it would not crank again.
The first thing to look for is air leaks. any air that gets into the engine without going through proper channels will lean out the system and cause problems. Look under the hood for any rubber hoses or boots that...

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