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My car only starts after jumping it and then dies a short time later
Although it's difficult to diagnose an electrical issue without inspecting your 2002 Buick Regal personally, all three issues you've listed may be the primary source of your starting issues. However, if the battery does not hold a charge, it's most...
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My car makes weird noises while driving and while in idle
Hello, these problems may or may not be related. A failing accessory belt pulley or a worn accessory belt can makes whistling sounds, and also leaking air intake hoses. Intermittent problems with the AC can be caused by low refrigerant...
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Air conditioning won't cool
Hello, and thank you for contacting YourMechanic. When an air conditioning (AC) system does not produce cold air there could be a few issues with the system. First, open the hood and watch the compressor kick on and off with...
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What causes a howling sound in a 99 Buick Regal LS?
Hello, thanks for writing in. The howling noise may be an air filter housing or the filter problem. Try to remove the air filter after cleaning out the filter housing and securing it and road test to see if noise...
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Car won't shift into second and has transmission fluid leaking. Transmission is a 200R4.
Hello, this sounds like a problem with the governor, perhaps the governor spring to be specific. If the spring breaks, it will not allow the 1-2 shift. The fluid leak is likely not a big deal on its own -...
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People say it's a hole in my muffler but I don't know.
Hello, thanks for writing in about your 2001 Buick Regal. While some mufflers are able to be repaired, it is often times not a very permanent fix depending on the condition of the muffler and where the hole is. For...
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Key won't turn after installing new ignition cylinder and ignition lock. Need help polishing things off.
Hi there: This problem tends to occur when an aftermarket ignition cylinder is used for the replacement project. The inner lock housing sometimes doesn't always fit flush to OEM steering columns, which can create the symptoms you're experiencing. Here are...
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P1811 code. Is this a major code?
Hi, thanks for writing in. This code occurs when the PCM sees that the transmission takes longer to shift than the given parameters. The PCM uses several parameters, like load and speed, to tell the transmission when it should shift....
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Engine light on. I have code p0013
Hi there. It is possible that the wrong oil was used or this can occur if a poor quality oil filter was installed. Most of the time though on this vehicle it is caused by a failure in one of...
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My engine is burning through 10 3 0 high mileage Castro Lutz motor oil.
Hello, oil usage of this type could be created from internal engine wear (piston rings) - the rings help control the amount of oil in the cylinders, and if the rings wear, they allow oil to be burned in the...
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What could possibly be causing my no crank
Anytime you replace the ignition cylinder on a vehicle that has a security system, the computer needs to be reset so that the security system can integrate with the new ignition cylinder. This may be the source of your starting...
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When heat is on temperature gauge goes towards cold. When heat is off it goes back to being in the middle. 2001 Buick Regal
Hi there - the temperature gauge behavior you describe would indicate that you need a new thermostat. The thermostat should keep engine temperature within a close range - close to the center of the gauge from a visual point of...
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My car has only misfired twice but idles perfectly. The Check Engine Light is also on - 2012 Buick Regal
Hi there. From the description you have provided, concerning your vehicle's Check Engine Light and two misfires, it is advisable that you get a second opinion. A timing chain problem would cause your vehicle to have a consistent drivability issue....
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Can't Start Engine after rebuild
Hi - congrats on being very thorough with your testing! If you spritz some starter fluid into the throttle body, will this start it for a second or two? That would confirm the total of your testing - that you...
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Excessively high voltage in Throttle Position Sensor
I'm not sure why you are getting such a high voltage, but you are making one mistake when checking TPS voltage. The ECM sends a 5 volt reference voltage to the TPS which passes through a variable resistor of the...
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Car won't start. It only makes a clicking noise.
Hi and thank you for contacting YourMechanic. If you are getting a clicking sound when trying to start your vehicle that is a very good indication that your battery is dead. Perform a battery voltage test and make sure there...
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How do I deactivate an anti-theft system?
This model uses the GM Pass Key security system, which includes an "electronic" key with a raised contact and a lock tumbler with a sensor that detects the electronic key. Either the key or the sensor in the tumbler has...
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Brake lights only come on when pedal is fully depressed but not when lightly tapped 2011 Buick Regal
Hello - there is a "relearn" process required when replacing the brake light switch on your vehicle (affects cruise control and other bits). Sounds like this step was overlooked. This will, believe it or not, require a trip to your...
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The abs block does not let fluid to the rear brake lines
Hello, when bleeding brake with an ABS system you will need a scan tool to open the passages in the ABS module. This is part of the brake bleeding process. If you'd like, a certified Your Mechanic Technician can...
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I changed the fuel pump and now my gas gauge doesn't work
The fuel level sender on this vehicle is connected to the fuel pump module that goes in the fuel tank. When you were installing the fuel pump module back into the fuel tank you may have inadvertently bent or damaged...

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