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Car wont start after battery swap.
Hi there. Typically the anti-theft security feature will trigger an OBD-II trouble code when the battery is removed for an extended period of time, like when the battery is replaced. The only way to reset the system to my knowledge...
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Car will not start
Hello there, many common faults will cause your 1996 Buick Park Avenue to not start. You have done great in replacing the battery and starter as these are the usual suspects when the vehicle won't start. There are a few...
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Heater blows cool air instead of heat
Hi There, It sounds like you may have a heater core that is not functioning properly. The [heater core]((https://www.yourmechanic.com/services/heater-is-not-working-inspection) is a small radiator like unit that circulates the hot coolant from the engine through the heater core which then uses...
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Car's transmission not shifting properly.
Without being able to physically check the vehicle, I can suggest the basics. Make sure the transmission fluid level and condition are as they should be. Automatic transmissions are hydraulic and rely on fluid level and condition to properly operate....
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Air conditioner condensor bad 1995 Buick Park Avenue
Hi - if your air conditioner condenser (or compressor) have failed, you can continue to use the standard serpentine belt as long as the compressor is not engaged. This can be accomplished most simply by unplugging the wire going to...
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Can I turn off the SES Light ?
The purpose of the SES light is to alert you that there is a malfunction in the engine or powertrain. When the SES light turns on, you can attach a code scanner to the vehicle's OBD-II port under the steering...
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Vehicle stalls when ignited and now it will not turn on
Hello, There are a number of reasons that may cause the catalytic converter to fail. They include: O2 sensor, fuel injectors, spark plugs, EGR valve system, exhausts manifolds, vacuum hoses, and MAF sensors. I would suggest having all of these...
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Drive 100 miles after sensor replacement in order to see if it worked?
Hi there. When an error code is created that illuminates a warning light on the dashboard, it takes a while in order for the ECU to reprogram and deleted the warning light. This is typically the reason for driving 100...
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2005 Buick park ave ultra with sluggish accelerations aftera catalytic converter swap full tune up fuel pump filter plugs both o
Hi there. Although it is possible your ECU is the culprit of these issues, it's rather unlikely. In most cases, when you complete changes to O2 sensors, catalytic converter and other downstream systems, the front end fuel system components that...
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Good Morning Armando. My name is Barbara Ann and I have a 1999 Buick Park Avenue Ultra and I( need to find the LOCATION of the "N
The mechanics that told you it is on the transmission is correct. You need to look for the shift cable where it connects to the transmission shift lever on it. The sensor is mounted below this shift lever on top...
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Car crawls when first put in drive. When I stop at a stop sign the engine cuts off. 2001 Buick Park Avenue
This is a transmission internal problem most likely by solenoids sticking or the clutches are worn out. Have the transmission pressures tested to diagnose the transmission problem to see if solenoids work properly and if pressures are good. if they...
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I have a 1998 buick PA ultra. I push the gas pedal
With the information you provided it sounds like you may have loss of fuel pressure or volume from a clogged filter or pump not pumping enough pressure. Another possible cause is a blocked or clogged exhaust catalyst. You should have...
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got in accident, car wont start
Hi Sam. Usually when you turn the key and nothing happens, the issue is caused by either a damaged ignition cylinder or ignition relay. However, since the vehicle was hit, it's possible that an electrical wire or connection is faulty...
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Engine oil leak only when temperature goes below 12 degrees F.
Hello, Unfortunately, in extreme cold weather the fluids in your car are not thin enough in their cold state to be forced through internal seals, which can cause them to tear the seals. When this happens, various fluid leaks develop...
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My 1998 Buick Park Avenue only runs hot when in traffic or just idling. What's the cause of it running hot?
Either the cooling fans on the radiator are not working properly or the radiator is plugged up to where there is a restriction when the engine's water pump is running at a slow speed. If you suspect that the radiator...
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My key is stuck in ignition starts but won't turn back into lock position to remove the key.
The problem is most likely caused by a bad shift cable end not getting it all the way to the park position to allow key to turn all the way off. Have this cable checked at the transmission shift lever...
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Car hesitates when driving. Not all the time. P0341 dtc. Replaced cmp, checked connector.
You may also want to check the spark plug wire routing as sometimes this is known to cause interference issues related to the signal that the camshaft position sensor produces, resulting in the sensor producing a faulty signal to the...
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car does not start
If the door is not latching, there is a switch in the door pillar that may remain in the closed position thus keeping the interior lights on all the time. If that is the issue that is causing the battery...

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