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1998 Pontiac Sunfire 2.2L Replace intake air temp sensor but still get code PO113. What's going on?
Hi There, Generally, this code is related to the sensor itself failing or in many cases failed connections or an internal wiring short, which results in this code being triggered even when the sensor is functioning properly. Since you have...
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Can dodge challenger rims fit a 2002 pontiac gtp coupe
Hi There, Depending on the year of Dodge Challenger you are referring to, the bolt pattern will be different from that of the Grand Prix. There are several wheel options depending on the model Dodge Challenger as well which will...
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Where is the transmission speed sensor on a 2003 Pontiac Bonneville
Hi There, As you know, there are two speed sensors. One is an input speed sensor and one is an output speed sensor. These are both very different in terms of their location. The input speed sensor (which is what...
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Was driving and power steering went out. White smoke was coming from my car. I allowed it to cool down but the sensor kept reading
Hi there. It's always best to have a mechanic physically inspect the vehicle to determine what exactly broke on your car. So, anything we list here is just speculation based on what you described in the question. In most cases,...
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Can a P0108 code be caused by oil leaking onto the ignition wires 1998 Pontiac Bonneville
Hello. To answer your question, no, oil on the ignition wires will not typically cause this. The code you are getting if for a faulty MAP sensor. This sensor fails and causes this code to appear. It can also be...
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what other issues can occur if a misfire troubleshooting problem is not fixed soon enough?
Unfortunately, it is possible to damage the catalytic converter, that is cause a blockage, if the engine misfires "too much" and/or for a prolonged period. It is not yet known whether your converter is damaged, but I will get to...
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I replaced the oil pan gasket on pontiac g6 2006, lifted the engine up with a engine hoist and now I am all done but the enginengi
If you are referring to the height of the vehicle being off, just jounce the vehicle and it will settle at ride height. None of the suspension was removed so mis-positioning of control arm bushings would not apply. However, if...
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When I turn on my a/c it blows out white smoke into the car?
Hi there. This is a very rare situation, but in most cases it is due to the AC compressor not cycling correctly. When this occurs, it causes excessive pressure within system and it freezes the evaporator, which can cause 'fog'...
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Car wouldn't go over 50 mph I went over and next thing you know I hear loud knocking from the engine
The knocking is suggestive of a mechanical failure of some sort. I would first measure cylinder compression to get a basic idea of the condition of the engine. If it doesn't test well (too low and/or too much variance) you...
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Clutch slipping
Hi There, It sounds like you may have some burnt clutch plates that may be causing the clutch slipping. Your clutch is essentially a spinning disk attached to the transmission's input shaft (the shaft that feeds power into the transmission)....
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Car was overheating almost to the red. I turned heater on, first it blew cold air then warm air for just a minute, then cold air.
Hi There, The heater not working may be related to the overheating problem you are also having due to a faulty heater blower motor or potentially a bad heater core. As you may know, the heater core is a small...
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Car overheated then died now won't start
Hi There, Depending on how long the engine overheated for, this may suggest you have a blown head gasket. A blown head gasket may cause a number of different symptoms. Coolant in the engine oil, an engine misfire or oil...
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Hello I recently just replaced the water pump on my car but after a week of getting it fixed I still smell a burnt rubber smell an
Hi There, The temperature fluctuation is normally a reflection of a faulty thermostat. As you may know, the thermostat regulates the flow of the coolant in your car's engine and controls when the coolant flows in and out of the...
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When i start my car it runs like its being revved up, takes some time befor normol idol, has trubol up hills and going faster 50m
I would download the OBD-II trouble codes to see what clues are revealed. If you want that step, as well as the below diagnostics, performed by a certified Mechanic, dispatched by YourMechanic right to your location, please request a check...
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2006 Pontiac GTO - Trouble codes P0300 and P0496. Feels like misfire and/or out of fuel
Hi There, Code P0496 relates to the EVAP system, specifically indicating that the system has detected more flow than normal during a non-purge condition. This means that the system may be trying to purge excess pressure or fumes form the...
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Hard to steer g6 gt 3.5 at low speeds
Hi There, This suggests your power steering pump may be failing or you have a leak elsewhere in one of the power steering lines. The power steering system operates on very high pressurized hydraulic pressure (in some cases as much...
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97 Firebird engine getting too hot.
The main two reasons that a vehicle will overheat at low speeds but remain cool at high speeds are a clogged radiator or an inoperative cooling fan. I would first recommend driving your vehicle a short distance to get it...
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Check engine light is on for the catalytic converter , I fixed one about a year ago. Is there a part needed, Frontback? Which part
Since your vehicle has a V shaped engine, it will likely have two catalytic converters. Since the engine is mounted transversly in the vehicle (because it is front wheel drive) there will be one converter on the front and one...
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Catcleaner
I am not aware of any evidence that proves any degree of efficacy of catalytic converter "cleaning" products. Unless such evidence exists, and you have the evidence in hand, it would be exceptionally unwise to purchase such a product. Furthermore,...

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