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Engine won't crank to start.
Even if the shift interlock solenoid is faulty, as long as the gearshift is in the Park position, you should still be able to start the car. Once the engine is running, you just won't be able to shift into...
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Steering failure after driving through deep puddle
This may not be a problem with the vehicle at all but a problem of running in deep water. The belt started to slip when the water got on the bottom pulley. The engine and belt is not designed to...
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Receiving a service stabilitrak/brake system/ traction control simultaneously....started about 2 weeks ago.
Hi there: You would be correct to assume that these warning lights are related. In fact, in most cases, if the right sensor is bad or the electrical connection to the sensor is faulty, it can trigger all three lights....
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Would a faulty alternator cause smoking from under the hood on the passenger side?
If your alternator is failing, this can definitely cause it to smoke depending on how badly it has failed. When an alternator fails, the bearings inside usually have failed to a point that causes them to whine severely and, depending...
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Can Over torqued tie rods damaged rack
Hi there. This is a tricky question to answer. Is it possible - certainly. Can it be proved - unfortunately not. Anytime suspension or steering work is completed, it is recommended to torque all bolts and nuts to the correct...
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My air suspesion bag is bunched up on driver rear side what might be wrong its normal on left side
Hello, thank you for writing in. If one side is sagging or lower than the others, the air bag in the suspension is not being filled up and regulated. This is typically due to a failed compressor, or an issue...
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Rough idle, no power in low gears , hesitation and very poor gas mileage with p0300, p0420 and p0455 codes
Hi There, These codes are more than likely related to each other and causing the misfiring that is a result of code P0300. Code P0420 relates to the catalyst system being inefficient, which is usually the cause of a catalytic...
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the seats won't heat up and the fuse looks good
The heated seat circuit includes wiring, terminations, the switch and possibly a relay. There is the resistive element (heater) in the seat as well. Basically, all of those components would be evaluated in any electrical diagnostic of the fault. If...
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When driving my car is making a thumping noise in the front just replaced rotors and fornt brakes
It is possible that you can have loose suspension parts causing this issue. I would recommend having your vehicle inspected for faulty Parts such as ball joints or tie rods. Consider YourMechanic as your vehicle can be inspected at your...
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As I drive there is a loud thump noise in my rear driver side tire.
The description of the noise you hear is most likely a tire has a separation in the tread. The tire will still hold air but the tire will be coming apart between the treads. You should have the tire checked...
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Q: Car is making grinding noise
Hi There, It sounds like you may have a faulty starter solenoid that may be dragging a bit too long against the flywheel after the motor fires. This will cause the starter gear to engage the flywheel once the motor...
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Q: My air won't blow
I would recommend a suspension inspection to determine what has happened after the pot hole impact. More than likely your fan is shorted to power and the impact is unrelated but the inspection should reveal the true issue. Maybe some...
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4T65E just replaced 08 Lucerne 3.8L, replaced plugs/wires/1 coil pack melted at #4 so replaced it now rough idle
The coil pack melts down for a reason and cause will need to be diagnosed what caused it. The most common cause is a short in the signal wire or excessive resistance in the plug wires or plugs. I recommend...
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I have a 2007 Buick Lucerne and the temperature gauge is bouncing up n down ...what does that mean?
It is possible that your coolant temperature sensor is faulty. I would recommend having this sensor tested for proper function and replaced if necessary. Consider YourMechanic as this can be done at your home or office.
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I have a 2007 Buick Lucerne an I turned the car on to warm up an it started to Idol on its own on the dashboard it said the the en
The issue you are writing in about is common enough that a specific diagnostic, namely a reduced engine power diagnostic is performed by technicians dispatched by YourMechanic. If you request that diagnostic, the responding certified mechanic will get this issue...
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Service suspension system is on
If the suspension warning light is illuminated that means that trouble codes have been stored. Those codes should be downloaded by a mechanic and evaluated to determine the cause of the fault. Once the fault is pinpointed, necessary repairs are...
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Service stabilitrak
The Stabilitrac system is your vehicle's traction control system. Your vehicle is equipped with wheel speed sensors at each of the four wheels which monitor wheel speed while relaying this information simultaneously to the ABS and traction control system which...
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Car won’t start but cranks
It is normal for the security light to come on when turning the key to the on position, as the system goes through a series of checks. Once the light goes off, the vehicle is clear to start. This may...
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2008 Buick Lucerne my car cranks but won’t turn over I replace fuel pump, relays,battery.
Many keys that have a chip in them must be programmed to the vehicle. I would recommend visiting your local dealership to get your key program to the vehicle. Once this has been done the vehicle should start right away....
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manual key ( no remote ) only opens and closes driver side door. other doors wont open/close.
Hi Varun. Thanks for submitting your question this morning. Usually, when you use a manual key to unlock a door, it will only unlock that individual door. I'm not 100% sure that unlocking all doors is a feature of this...

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