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My car won't move in drive or 1,2,3 gear but will go backward
Hi there. The issue you've described can be caused by a few different things, ranging from shift solenoid failure, dirty transmission fluid or a leak inside the transmission from an inner seal. It's probably a good idea to have a...
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car won't start, stuck in park,won't read with OBD and Anti Theft active
It sounds like the anti-theft system is disabling the vehicle entirely as it is designed to do. As you may know, when this happens, the anti-theft system disables the entire vehicle completely to prevent the vehicle being stolen. Often times,...
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Clunking noise when turning
What you are describing sounds like a failing CV joint. A CV (Constant Velocity) joint is a shaft that connects the transmission to the wheels, essentially transferring the power from the drive train directly to the wheels. The CV joint...
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Sliding roof panel closes all the way but the glass panel closes to within 4 inches .it seems like the roof panel is hindering the
It sounds like you have an interference issue although it is possible that a sensor controlling the stop position is malfunctioning and/or the motor and controller are not working properly, if the glass panel is power operated. The best way...
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2000 grand am gt is shifting at 3500 4000 Rpms not really normal takes about 4 seconds to shift into second gear and even second g
Hi there. Typically when the transmission shifts at a higher RPM than usual, it's caused by transmission fluid that is old or obstructed in the hydraulic lines of the transmission. The best way to resolve this issue is to have...
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Fuel tank
Hi There, A number of other things may also cause this code to be triggered as well such as a faulty fuel cap, a faulty purge solenoid, a damaged charcoal canister or in some cases a vacuum leak. I would...
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Fuel tank
This is a problem likely related to your fuel tank sending unit. The fuel gauge sending unit is a small float type component (or sensor) inside your fuel tank that measures the level of the fuel inside the tank. As...
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Knocking noise when car is started.
Hi there. First off, anyone that claims they can correctly diagnose an engine knock or other issue by watching a video should not be considered a reliable source. A knock can come from multiple sources, ranging from low oil pressure,...
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I have a 2005 Aztek Pontiac and while driving the vehicle automatically goes into neutral also my transmission does not have an in
Hi there. Although it may not be low transmission fluid, it might be an obstructed transmission fluid line that is causing this problem. It is also possible that a shift solenoid is damaged or the linkage itself is stuck or...
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I had a wire switch connected to my 06 torrent to make my air work now my key wont cut the car off my engine not getting gas
The check engine light with an arrow pointing downward warns of a "reduced power" engine operating condition. That issue is common enough that a specific diagnostic, namely a Reduced Engine Power Warning Light Diagnostic is performed by technicians dispatched by...
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Heat Gauge and Air Conditioning
Hi there. Although it is common for an engine temperature to rise slightly when the AC is on, 225 is a bit high. This might be an issue caused by two possible sources. First, it’s possible that your thermostat is...
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broken ignition switch after thieves tried to steal my car
You will probably have to replace the ignition switch. And since you can't put the key in the switch, getting it out will be a big deal. Car ignition locks are deliberately made to be hard to remove in order...
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My car pontiac sunfire year 2000 wont start does not do anything no noise execept you can turn on the intermitent lights but thats
If there is no starter motor operation at all with the key held in the "start" position, the procedure is to test for power AND voltage drops to the starter motor/solenoid. If there is no power, or a large voltage...
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Stiff steering and clicking noise with loss of power
Hi there. The problem with inconsistent issues like this is that in most cases, it will require a mechanic to replicate the symptom to determine what might be causing the problem. In most cases, what you are describing is typically...
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My 1989 pontiac firebird has not been staying turned on once i crank it up, i changed my battery, fuel filter, and fuel pump
Hi there. When a car will start but shortly die afterwards, it is typically due to a a fuel system component; ranging from a mass air flow sensor, fuel pump relay or simply fuel injectors or the throttle body that...
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My 2005 Aztek, streei g wheel shakes a little and make a slight rough sound when sitting at lights, stop signs. What may it be?
There are two initial possibilities: 1) worn or faulty motor mounts; and 2) an engine management problem such as a fuel or ignition system fault. If you do end up replacing motor mounts, genuine OEM mounts are recommended in order...
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Hi Steven, I have a 1995 pontiac grand am, quad4 16 valve. Today the upper radiator hose broke and I replaced it. The problem I am
There could be trapped air in the cooling system. The sensor could be dirty or defective or there could be a fault in the warning circuit. In some applications, there is a potential delay (documented in the Factory Service Manual)...
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ABS system light is on along with traction control light on 2005 pontaic grand prix. is this serious?
Hi there. When these lights are illuminated, it usually means that there is an issue with your ABS sensor or ABS module. The traction control and ABS both are monitored by the ABS module or control unit. Since the ABS...
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My car ran hot yesterday and I let if cool and put water in it it cranks but it goes dead if I put water in it it stays on
Hi there. In general, when a car overheats it tends to cause excessive steam or hot coolant to spill in the engine compartment. This can cause electrical components to have problems with connections and have difficulty starting. The solution to...

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