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I just paid $600 for motor mounts. Car still doing same thing. How can I tell if the mechanic actually changed the tranny mount?
The only way to know for sure if the mounts were changed is to do a visual check of the mount. If the mounts did not change the shaking on acceleration then you may need to have a second opinion...
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Have no heat, I've took the thermostat out still no heat. Flushed the radiator couple times. Doesn't seem to be flowing n radiator
The complete cooling system should be drained and fresh clean water put in with a good quality radiator flush put in. Run the engine for at least 30 minutes at 1000 rpms with the heater in the on position but...
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My brakes quit working.
The brake fluid should be checked to see if the fluid is real low indicating a leak in the system. If fluid is not leaking out then your master cylinder may be leaking internally and need to be replaced to...
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Car sometimes doesn't start when the key is in the 'ON' position and when turned there is absolutely nothing happening.
Hi there. There is an issue with the ignition switch and it needs to be replaced or the wiring to the ignition switch is damaged in the steering column. If you vehicle has a tilt steering column, change the tilt...
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My 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix makes a humming noise when the car is idling but if I turn the steering wheel a little it stops the noise.
Hi there. The humming sound could be the power steering control valve sticking. Check to see if the power steering oil level is correct. Top off the power steering fluid if its low. Also look at the fluid and see...
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My car revs by itself when idle sometimes the car jerks a little what is the problem?
It sounds like you may have 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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check engine light on, code p0016 and p0017 shown
Of course, after a repair be sure to erase the codes. If the same codes do return after erasure, then there is a continuing, unresolved problem. Diagnostic Trouble Code P0016 and Diagnostic Trouble Code P0017 have multiple causes including that...
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I need an estimate replacement for a 2005 Pontiac Grand gt.
Billing question sent to CS for the cost of replacing the Headlights, hood, front bumper, and front fenders on a 2005 Pontiac Grand Prix.
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Why is my car not moving?
Hi There, This may be a sign of low transmission fluid or a faulty transmission control solenoid. As you know, automatic transmissions use pressurized hydraulic fluid to change gears. Every time a gear change is required, the car's computer activates...
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Checking for answers
If you have questions on your vehicle then you can come to this forum to ask your question and get answers. The more detail of the problem you have and as much information on the vehicle year, make, model, engine...
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2003 Pontiac grand am wont crank
Hello, thank you for writing in. The vehicle's starting system is not terribly complicated. You also need to consider the charging system as well. Regarding the starting system, with a new battery and starter, you are left with the ignition...
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p0141 error code
The heater in an oxygen sensor is used to get the oxygen sensor up to operating temperature quickly to allow the system to go into closed loop operation. The heater will only operate once per key operation, and only from...
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Vehicle Service Light
If you are referring to the check engine light on your vehicle occasionally the cause of it illuminating is the gas cap is loose. If the rubber seal on the gas cap is intact and the cap is tight, all...
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Blower motor not air
You did not mention if you have power from the HVAC blower fuse in right hand interior fuse box. Check this fuse to see if you have power to the blower switch and to blower circuit. If the fuse is...
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CODE;EGR LOW FLOW
Typically, on this engine there will be a blockage, consisting of hard packed carbon, in the passageway in the plenum. It can be very difficult to clean out those passageways on the vehicle without removing the aluminum plenum for a...
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Im scheduled for monday january 23 at 1130am, I have all the parts I need.. except motor oil.
Hi there. Your concern is being forwarded to customer service. Thank you for scheduling your appointment with Your Mechanic.
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When installing a new water pump and thermostat on my 1989 Pontiac grand Prix should I use gasket sealer or silicone grease
In your application, the new thermostat comes with a new rubber seal which is the entire gasketing solution for the thermostat housing. Nothing should be added as that may interfere with the seal. The water pump uses a paper/fiber gasket....
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how much to fix a slipping transmission
The price for resolving this issue can vary greatly. The transmission can slip for a number of different reasons. It is possible that the transmission is simply low on fluid. If this is the case, top off the fluid and...
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Car won't always start right away, after fueling up.
The purge valve on the engine is not supposed to flow fuel tank vapors from the carbon canister when the vehicle is off or at idle. When refueling the vehicle a lot of fumes are generated in the tank and...
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New battery, car still won't start. Single click sounds, like a dead battery
It sounds like you may have a faulty starter solenoid. If you hear a clicking sound when turning the key, it is likely that your starter solenoid may be faulty. The starter solenoid is located on the starter and has...

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