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My 2002 Pontiac sunfire is leaking coolant. The radiator, water pump, and head gasket has all been replaced. What’s the problem?
A trained mechanic would probably pinpoint the origin of the leak just on visual examination but if the origin is not clear a simple pressure test will pinpoint it. Engine coolant can leak externally through a hose, radiator, water pump,...
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Code p0 300 comes out
Hi Edwardo. Thanks for contacting us tonight. The P-0300 OBD-II trouble code indicates that there is a misfire in random or multiple cylinders. This could be caused by misfiring fuel injectors, faulty spark plugs, coil packs, or other ignition system...
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Cooling system is causing to much pressure and blower heater hoses. Have replace water pump radiator.
The pressure relief valve in the radiator cap should open and relieve excess pressure if such excess pressure develops in the cooling system. Typically, high pressure will occur only if overheating occurs or if there is a head gasket leak...
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Codes p0171/p0300 came up after intake manifold repair, car feels like it’s bogging down/ not getting enough air! Idk what to do ?
The cause behind diagnostic trouble code P0171 is easiest to find by looking at the secondary firing patterns on the bank one cylinders. That will confirm if the too lean condition, that has caused code P0171 to set, affects all...
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The exhaust system is loud when started, sound is more concentrated towards front of car. What could be the problem?
Loud exhaust noise could be due to deterioration or breakage of the internal baffles in components such as the resonator and muffler as well as leaks at pipe joints or even at the manifold on the engine. To determine the...
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03 and the temperature gauge in my Dash has been disconnected and I need to know exactly how to reconnect it
The instructions depend on where it was disconnected, that is in the engine compartment versus behind the dash. If in the engine compartment, you can look at the driver side near the water outlet on the engine. There is an...
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will a 2008 engine from a pontiac g6 gt fit in my 2006 pontiac g6 gt
The 2006 engine is a LX9 motor and the 2008 engine is a LZ4 motor and they are different. I have never tried to swap these two motors to see the differences and would recommend to replace the motor with...
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Transmission jerking, missing when accelerating in a 2006 Pontiac g6
Your issue might be engine related as opposed to the transmission. If you are looking at it yourself, you'll want to first check and see if any diagnostic trouble codes have been stored. If not, a real time scanner will...
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No reverse, car drives in neutral and drive
You may have a shifter cable problem with the cable ends. The plastic cable end bushing deteriorate and fall apart causing this problem and may require the shift cable to be replaced. Check cable end where it connects to transmission...
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When it's cold outside I start my car and it comes on and go right back off I do it about 2 times then it stays on
Hi Shawn. Thanks for sending in your question today. If you turn the key and the starter engages (meaning the engine cranks over) then your problem is likely a fuel system or ignition system component. Most of the time, when...
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Please help with 2004 Pontiac Vibe with gt engine but automatic transmission
Hi Fred. Thanks for the question today. Trying to diagnose a noise is really difficult without being there to listen and isolate the source. Based on what you've described, it could be due to loose cylinder head lifters, serpentine belt...
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Car is overheating.
The most common causes of overheating include low coolant level (including that due to leaks), a faulty thermostat, a plugged radiator, a faulty radiator pressure cap, collapsed hoses, non functioning cooling fans, and a faulty water pump or drive belt....
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2002 Pontiac grand pri is leaking coolant. Needs new head gasket and some other work done. I put blue devil put and go in radiator
Hi Monica. Thanks for sending in your question tonight. To be honest, if you have coolant leaking past the head gasket and into the motor, my best advice is to start looking for a new vehicle. The cost of repairing...
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i have changed the water pump on my car and now it is making a weird unusual sound what can it be
Hi Kimberly. Thanks for sending in your question tonight. Diagnosing a weird sound without listening to it personally is fairly difficult. If the noise is coming from the location of the water pump then it's possible that the pump was...
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66 Pontiac starts fine then bogs.
Hi Michael. Thanks for contacting us today. It's possible that you've got some sort of vacuum leak, or perhaps debris stuck in a jet inside the carb. Worn out spark plugs, plug wires, distributor rotor or cap can cause this...
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what should you change every year on your car
Besides an oil change you should have the air filter checked and replaced if needed. Also have tires rotated. Other than this you should follow the vehicles recomendations for higher mileages and have a complete check up on the suspension...
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How can i recode my pontiac g6 2006 key lock cylinder to my key without the old ignition key lock
Hi Albert. I don't think it's possible to recode an ignition cylinder without the proper security software, which is only available through a dealer these days. You could replace the ignition cylinder and have a new key as an option....
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Battery not charging, good battery, good alternator
Hi Rebecca. Thanks for contacting us today. There are multiple wires and sensors that support the alternator and allow the battery to continually charge. One of these items is the battery temperature sensor. If this is faulty or damaged, it...

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