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When having to quickly brake, pedal goes to floor

Hello there, thank you for asking about your 1988 Buick Reatta. Generally, a hard brake pedal (https://www.yourmechanic.com/services/brake-pedal-is-hard-to-push-inspection) is caused by a problem with the brake booster (https://www.yourmechanic.com/services/hydraulic-brake-booster-replacement). A pedal that sinks to the floor usually indicates a problem with the...

Car losing gas mileage and not much power

Hello there, thank you for asking about your 1989 Buick Reatta. Vehicles lose both mileage and power over time - especially after 27 years! The only way to combat this is by keeping up on your maintenance and repairs. A...

Protection mode is blamed for engine shutting down

Hello there, thank you for asking about your 1991 Buick Reatta. What the previous owner is saying could be correct. Resistor sensing contacts are located in the ignition key lock cylinder of your vehicle. When the key is inserted, these...

Whistling noise when shifting gears

Hello there, thank you for asking about your 1989 Buick Reatta. Your gas mileage will vary depending on what kind of driving you're doing. It's possible the first week you did mostly highway driving, while the second week you stayed...

Hardness in brake when press on pedal

Hello there, thank you for asking about your 1989 Buick Reatta. You may have more than one problem going on. Typically, a hard pedal is caused by a problem with the brake booster. If the ABS light is on, the...

Power steering pump out, making car hard to steer.

Hello, you should check the power steering fluid level again. If the fluid level is full it sounds like the power steering pump most likely has failed. You might need the aid of mechanic to replace the power steering pump...

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