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My ems
If you have already obtained a written, authoritative, and conclusive diagnostic from a reputable shop/mechanic (or performed the diagnostic yourself) that condemns the computer, YourMechanic can dispatch a certified mechanic to replace the computer. Whether that replacement solves your issue...
I have smoking coming from under my hood on the left side but no overheating or burning smell what could it be
If you observe smoke, the only way that can happen - under the hood - is if a liquid, such as oil, coolant, power steering fluid and so forth is vaporizing. Typically, that will occur if the leak is onto...
Purchasing a car that, due to motor issues, everything was taken from another one and placed in that one.Potentially a problem car
I do recommend getting the pre purchase inspection so all items can be verified and the correct parts are installed and done correctly. Anytime major components are replaced you may have problems with the parts installed since they were used....
My car won't start after replacing the battery it use too crank right up until the battery completely died
Check to be sure that all the cabling between the battery and the starter is secure and all electrical contacts are clean. If the problem is simply no starter motor operation the fault is typically quite limited. With a fully...
looking for ecu pinout for 2005 pontiac vibe for remote start tach signal
In your application, the tach signal appears to be input at pin no. 5 on the PCM which should be via a black conductor. You should obtain the wiring diagram from the Manual prior to doing anything as pin assignments,...
How many motor mounts are in a 2006 pontiac grand prix?
There is one engine mount, one transmission mount and two torque strut mounts (left and right), so four units in all, although the strut mounts are 2 pieces each, so technically 8 pieces in all. The engine and transmission mounts...
High rpms while in park
Hi Jessica. Thanks for contacting us today. When the engine RPM is unusually high as you've described, there are typically three sources. Either there is a vacuum leak, the idle control valve on the throttle body is damaged, or there...
Why did my car rev in drive after stopping at a red light
If the engine is revving and the car is, in fact, in drive but does not move then there is something wrong with the transmission. There is always a possibility that the car was not in gear, though, even though...
99 Grand am SE has a squeak all the time. Belts are tight and tried belt dressing. Also when the heater is on the engine shakes.
It is possible that you have a vacuum leak somewhere. Many climate control systems are vacuum operated. If there is a leak in the vacuum system, this can cause the engine to run very bad. I would recommend having your...
I was driving today an my car completely stopped in the middle of traffic my steering wheel locks up an battery dead
Hi Rebecca. Thanks for reaching out to us tonight. When a vehicle stalls and loses electrical power like you've described, it can be very tricky to diagnose, since there are so many possible sources. In many cases, this can be...
Started hearing knocking from engine. Pulled dipstick and no oil. Will adding oil make knocking go away?
That will have everything to do with how far you drove without oil pressure. I can't give you a mileage figure, but as soon as the oil pressure goes away, continuing to run the engine is doing damage. The longer...
I have a 2005 Pontiac grand am that was running fine and now has no power at all. The battery is fully charged but the people who
The security system is not likely related to your issue. Loss of power can be due to plugged fuel injectors, faulty oxygen sensors, fuel pump and/or filter, vacuum leaks including that caused by a faulty EGR system, ignition system malfunctions,...
What happens if my car is stuck in Drive- turned off now and wont start over. It is Pontiac 08 - automatic
Many times the shifter assembly will not move unless the brake pedal is depressed and the key is in the on position. The vehicle also will not start unless it is in the neutral or park position due to the...
Still having shuddering/vibration turning left curve after tire rotation, brakes & rotors replaced by Your Mechanic -cause?
If there is wear and looseness in the outer CV joint that can lead to vibration on turns as the joint is extended. Often, though, you will get a visible indication of a problem as the outboard rubber boot will...
can I replace a high bean headlight where the low beam is suppose to go if I only have a high beam
The two light bulbs have a different connector and will not fit each other.
My steering assist, I believe, is going out at random in my 2006 Pontiac G6.
The two recalls that you are referring to implicate only vehicles equipped with electronic power steering. Not all G6 production in 2006 was equipped with such a system. For example, if your 17 character VIN sequence has a "B" in...
Car cranks but doesn't start has fuel pressure in rail
You should have the computer scanned for codes and check fuel pressure is within specifications. You may have a bad crank sensor or even a bad fuel pump.
The code came up crank shaft sensor and replaced it and now won't start
You may have got a bad sensor if the engine was running before the sensor was replaced. Also check connection and installation of sensor for problems. If it still does not start then you will need to have further testing...
Should I replace the engine on my 2008 Pontiac G6 3.5l The transmission has 99000 miles
I would recommend comparing the cost of the engine replacement to the value of the vehicle. If the cost of the engine replacement exceeds the value of the vehicle with its current mileage, I would recommend against replacing the engine...
I have a small transmission fluid leak and need a flush and bushing replacement on a 2006 Pontiac G6. How much should that cost?
If the fluid leak is from the transmission oil pan, the leak will be resolved once the transmission fluid and filter is changed. In practice, when the oil pan is re-installed after draining the fluid, a proper pan to transmission...

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