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Why won't my car stay on.
It sounds like you may be having an issue with your fuel system. I would recommend having your fuel pressure tested by a qualified professional to determine if the fuel pump is working properly. If the fuel pump is not...
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Acceleration problems
There are a number of things that may cause the car to hesitate when accelerating such as low fuel pressure, a dirty or faulty mass air flow sensor, clogged or dirty fuel injectors, a faulty throttle position sensor or potentially...
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Did intake gasket. Car now bogs and stalls when started. Maf and misfire codes
Hello, thank you for writing in. Simply pulling the mass airflow sensor is not a good enough test. You will want to test it with a multimeter to get an accurate reading on how it is working. The symptoms you...
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Ok here goes, I have a 2001 Firebird, a year or so ago my son changed out my original factory stereo with a JVC stereo and when he
Hi there. The ECM or electronics control module is essentially the "Brain" of the car, that monitors and controls multiple ignition, fuel and safety systems. It's quite common for issues like you've described to occur when aftermarket radio's or components...
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My car is running HOT and my reduce engine light comes on every now and then. I have an 04 grand prix.
Hello, thank you for writing in. Depending on what testing the mechanic did, he may very well be correct. The computer intakes all of the information from the various sensors and controls the fans. If the engine temperature sensors, fan...
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Overheating
It sounds like the overheating problem may have caused some damage to the motor resulting in additional pressure being created inside the cooling system beyond what the water pump creates. When this happens, this can cause the overheating problem you...
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hello Brandon my name is Marie,I have a 2005 pontiac bonniville gxp Im having crankshaft issues and oxygen sensors
Hi Marie: With regard to the code P1372 that was downloaded, there are many potential malfunctions that will cause P1372 to set in addition to the crankshaft position sensor itself being faulty. And, if the sensor itself is suspected as...
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Car died while exiting the free way. Went to restart and couldn't even get it to rev. What could it be?
This may be related to many different possibilities, some of which may be related to a lack of spark or possibly timing issues and some of which may be related to a fuel delivery problem or a combination of both....
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I have a 2009 Pontiac G6 with 63K miles, when accelator is applied I hear and feel a noise as the car acccelerates
What you are describing may be a result of a faulty speed sensor, potentially low transmission fluid or a even a faulty transmission control solenoid. As your vehicle travels down the road, the computer analyzes data being sent by vehicle...
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My 2006 Pontiac g6 2.4l is losing fuel pressure and is taking longer to start, also smell gas
You will need to have the complete fuel system checked for line or pump leaks to find cause of fuel smell first since you may have a leaking pressure line or top of fuel pump on tank. Once leak is...
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04 pontiac grand prix car wont start
Hi Joe. Thanks for writing in today. In most cases, when you turn the key and nothing happens, it's due to a faulty starter relay, damaged starter, ignition relay or ignition cylinder that is damaged. Unfortunately, there really isn't a...
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Grand am gt 3.4l v6 i need to know where shift selinoids are located.
The solenoids are not serviceable through the removal of the pan and require transmission removal and disassembly.
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My car started to overheat outta nowhere then my ac and powering steering suddenly goes out and then I shut off the car b4 it got
You need to check to see if the water pump is leaking coolant on to the drive belts causing the belt to slip causing the a/c and power steering loss and overheating. I would recommend you do not drive it...
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2002 Pontiac Grand Am GT security light on constantly and the car will only start after battery is run down and jumped.
Hello, thank you for writing in. You should start by scanning the vehicle for diagnostic codes to see what the security light is trying to tell you. Do this after you can get it to start and can take it...
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93 pontiac sunbird crank but the engine was shaking heavily ..also my car accelerates with me lightly pressing the gas pedal?
Hi Rachael. Generally speaking, when you start a cars engine and you feel a rather aggressive vibration or rattle, it's due to either a vacuum leak, a fuel system obstruction or the engine mounts are loose. The best way to...
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Replaced crankshaft sensor and now car won't start. Even tried putting old one back and still won't start. No problem starting bef
I would recommend retracing your steps. If you disconnected the battery before replacing the sensor, this could be one cause of the vehicle not to start. A new crankshaft sensor should not have prevented the vehicle from starting. The cause...
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My car loses power then won't go over 20 mph its a 05 pontonic grand prix
Hi April. The Reduced Power light usually indicates a fairly serious problem with the throttle system. When this light illuminates the vehicle will often go into a “safe mode”, which will severely limit the speed of the car and in...
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Right, rear wheel is tilting in more 5 degrees (or more)
Negative camber of 5 degrees is a lot and you are probably noticing lots of wear on the inside edge of the tire. There are only three possible causes of excessive camber: 1) if the rear is adjustable, somehow the...
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I put a new engine, new fuses and a new battery why wont my car still not start
Hi there. Anytime you install a new engine, there could be multiple reasons why the vehicle will not start, ranging from an ignition timing problem, to a simple ground wire that was not properly attached. Instead of guessing and chasing...
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My car dies randomly when I'm coming to a stop
Hi Destiny. When the AC is turned on or your vehicle is activating a "cooling mode", the engine undergoes a tremendous amount of load. When this occurs, existing problems that can be hidden in most cases will accelerate and cause...

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