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84 regency over heating and leaking COOL coolant?
Hi there. A coolant leak can be caused by a cracked radiator, broken coolant line, or damaged water pump and more. The best way to find the leak is to have a professional mobile mechanic come to your location and...
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Cannot start car daily with unless using starter fluid
Working with starting fluid can be pretty dangerous. One backfire and you can lose your eyebrows in a flash...or worse. That said: a car that is hard to start when cold could just have an air leak. Look for any...
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My thottelr body reduce power
Hi there. Sometimes a problem with the throttle body will require reprogramming the ECU in order for the new throttle body, throttle position sensor or electronic throttle control to communicate with each other in order for them to work correctly....
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What's the average cost to repair or replace the alternator for a 2002 Oldsmobile Alero?
Hi there. The average price to have an alternator replaced at most dealerships or private shops can range from $350 to $500. However, you can request to have one of our mobile mechanics come to your location and complete this...
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My car wont start battery, alternator, and starter has been replaced....lights come on and it turnsover it clicks ...
Hi there. In most cases, when the engine clicks over and the starter will engage initially but stops, it's caused either by a starter or ignition relay that is faulty - or the starter motor is not correctly installed and...
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Need Freon For R12
Hi there. You might want to read this article to find a suitable replacement for R-12, as it's been removed from production. It's best to either convert your older system or completely flush the older refrigerant and start from scratch...
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Hi, water is leaking from the front driver side of my oldsmobile 96, some coolant was added yesterday. is it a heater core is
There are quite a few possible leak sites and thus an on-site, up close inspection will be required. Also, coolant can flow from the leak site and drip down elsewhere so the origin might not be on the side of...
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Running hot need radiator how much?
Hi There, It sounds like you may have a clogged radiator that is not allowing the coolant to flow properly through the various passages inside. The radiator is made up of several small passages that serve to rout route the...
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clicking noise when turn signal is off
Hi there. If you are hearing a repetitive clicking sound, it is possible that it's coming from the engine compartment. In some cases, this can be caused by a loose serpentine or drive belt or pulley, a timing belt that...
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There is automatic transmission fluid in a manual transmission. Is it okay to leave or do I need manual transmission fluid?
This would depend on what the manufacturer recommends. Many manual transmissions do take automatic transmission fluid. If your transmission has ATF in it, it is very likely that it is supposed to have that in there. If not, it is...
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2002 oldsmobile silhouette stalls and won't start for when I use AC, but runs fine when Ac is not used
Hi there. In most cases when a car will not run while the AC is on, it's due to an existing problem with the fuel or ignition system that is simply amplified. The AC is powered by a belt driven...
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My car is rough idling when I am at a red light can this be caused my fuel injectors
What you are describing sounds like a dirty or failing idle air control valve. The idle air control valve monitors the air intake as it is mixed with fuel prior to being injected into the engine at low speeds and...
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Motor mount
Hi There, As you may know, motor mounts are steel mounted brackets that secure the motor and transmission to the chassis of the vehicle. They have rubber internals in them to help isolate engine vibration from being transmitted to the...
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I recently changed my starter tuned up my car and changed the oil but my car is having problems starting. I have to crank it a few
You should have the fuel pressure tested to see if the pressure is low or the pressure drops down and causes the hard start. If you can cycle the key on and off several times and then it starts up...
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I have a 1999 silhouette oldmobile.its in park but it wont go into another gear.the handle just go straight down?
Hi there. It appears as if your shifter is broken and would require replacement. Determining whether or not it's a bracket under the shift housing or the shift mount itself would be best by having one of our professional mobile...
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How to replace low pressure ac service port.
Hi there. It is probably best to purchase a service and repair manual for your Olds Alero to learn how to complete this rather complex and complicated job. If you'd like some help with this job, feel free to set...
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Car started shaking won't start engine light keeps flashing
Hi There, Generally, the check engine light comes on when something fairly serious is going on with the vehicle. This can happen for many different reasons such as a faulty mass air flow sensor, a faulty O2 sensor, a bad...
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Belt came off while driving my 95 Oldsmobile royals. What's the reason for this?
Hi There, A drive belt may come off for a number of reasons such as a loose pulley, a worn out belt or potentially a worn out tensioner pulley bearing. I would suggest having a professional from Yourmechanic come to...
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my antenna motor will not shut off... just hums and thumps. How do I unplug it? 1998 Oldsmobile 88
Hi there. The antenna motor is operated by a fuse, which could be removed from the fuse box to disable the motor. There should be a diagram of fuses in your owner manual to let you know which one powers...

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