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Warning message coming up on display panel.
When this warning comes up it is typically caused by a bad parking brake switch. The switch either fails or the connection comes loose. A mechanic would check this out by seeing if the brake light is coming on inside...
Plastic key in ignition
Hello, The metal key and plastic housing both need to be intact for the vehicle to start. The plastic housing holds a computer chip which sends a signal to the anti-theft system to start the vehicle. The metal key acts...
Creaking sound at the rear end, at lower speeds
From what you've described it sounds like a problem with your suspension, there is a couple of things you will need to inspect. Check and lube any of the rubber sway bar and control arm bushings. Inspect the springs that...
Issues with acceleration, no gradual change of speed
The engine may be having an issue with the variable intake runner control is sticking or binding or the variable valve timing is sticking. Both can be tested and diagnosed by a mechanic with the proper scan tool that can...
The engine is off, radiator fan still works, AC issues
Since the wiring system has been modified and the fan wired hot at all times with the key on. I recommend having a mechanic diagnose the real problem with the wiring since it may be an issue with the internals...
Sluggish acceleration during quick speed increase
The intake variable runner control may be stuck in the wrong position and would need to be checked to see if it is able to move. The control valve for this or the solenoid for the variable valve timing may...
Whooping noise when brakes are applied
Try rotating the tires to see if the tires have a small flat spot. If the noise moves to the front then replace the tires. If the noise stays in the back then have the brake rotors resurfaced or replaced...

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