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2011 Buick regal makes ticking noise that increase in frequency with throttle but after sometime it dies off and starts again when
Hi there. What you are describing is common with oil distribution or lubrication issues on top of the cylinder heads in most cases. It can also be an indication of loose cylinder head hardware, such as valve lifters that are...
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Noise
Hello, There are a number of things that could make an engine noisy when starting up. Depending on the specific type of sound you are referring to, this will determine how to properly diagnose. If there is a bit of...
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I was driving and my car made a weird noise and white smoke started coming out the engine and when I turn on the car it shakes rea
Once the car engine is completely cool, I would check the coolant level in the radiator and the reserve tank. If the level is low, you may have had a sudden leak of coolant. In that scenario, the white smoke...
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Hi, I just started leasing a car and recently I noticed a 3-4 inch dent near the rear wheel. Should I take it to my dealership?
Hi there. Because you are leasing the vehicle, I would highly recommend contacting the dealership first to see what they recommend in regards to body repairs.
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Windshield wiper arm
Hi There, It sounds the windshield wiper arm is bad and needs to be replaced. In order to do this, you do not need to replace the entire motor. I would suggest having a professional from YourMechanic come to your...
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Starts and dies
Hi There, A few different things will usually cause the car to start and then die. A bad ignition coil can cause this if it is beginning to fail, resulting in intermittent starting problems. A dirty or faulty mass air...
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Costs
The "costs" that you are referring to depend on what is, in fact, wrong with your car. While it is true that in a few repair scenarios, mere visual exam of, say, brake pads is enough to advise a customer...
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What's wrong when the starts and runs than starts sputtering and the car smells like burnt oil
You need to check the oil and coolant to see if the coolant is low and oil is contaminated with coolant. This engine is known to have intake manifold coolant leaks into the engine and the head gaskets leak coolant....
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Car keeps overheating,temp keeps rising
Hi DJ. Thanks for contacting us today. A head gasket replacement is typically needed because the vehicle originally overheated - not always the source of the overheating issue. It's quite possible that the root overheating issue has never been resolved....
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I replace thermostat flush the radiator I replaced water pump fluids are good but the low coolant light is flashing
Hi There, It sounds like you may have a faulty coolant level sensor that may not be properly reading the coolant level. You may need to check the coolant level manually to be sure it is full. When removing the...
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AC is not working properly
There are two blower fuses. There is a low and a high blower fuse. You need to check the 20 amp low blower fuse in the fuse box to see if it is blown and has power with key in...
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AC works if remove fuse and put back in again
Hi there. In most cases, when this type of situation occurs, it's due to either a short in the electrical relay that powers the compressor or a problem with the fuse box or fuse connection. To be honest, these problems...
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How sound are 2014 Buick Regal Turbos? I am having to replace the turbocharger already?
You did not state the mileage you have but your turbo should not go out so soon. I would recommend using a high quality synthetic oil of correct viscosity for turbo engines. This oil may help prolong the life of...
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Can an almost new tire have dry rot?
Tires can dry rot pretty quick in dry hot climates but should last at least 3 or 4 years before needing to be replaced. If tires have dry rot then you will see small hairline cracks in the rubber either...
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Car makes rattle noise when A/C is turned on, when A/C is off it makes no noise
It sounds like you may have a damaged AC compressor or compressor clutch. As you may know the AC Clutch is the pulley that spins with the Belt. There are two ports on the rear of the Compressor. One is...
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Last noted issue was that the car lost power while driving?
The fuel pump itself can be tested but you could have a faulty supply circuit, for example a fuel pump relay that drops out. But, even the relay can be tested. In the ignition system, there are potential intermittent connections...
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Car died while driving, slowly lost power to gas, steering and brakes
Hi Hallie. More often than not, when you have this type of problem, it's mechanical in nature - meaning that a fuel or ignition system component has broken as opposed to a security system issue. If you are unable to...
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2003 regal dash gear selector intermittently doesn't light up. When it's out, car won't start and stuck in park
This is a electrical issue and to resolve it will require an electrical circuit/component diagnostic. Among the possible causes of the problem are a faulty ground connection, lack of power (or intermittent connection) to the dash display, a faulty fuse,...
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My engine is slightly knocking. I need to replace oil pump. Will it be worth replacing? Will the engine be okay after replacment?
It is very likely that the engine could be bad based on the sound. Most likely the oil pump going out caused other damage. On an older vehicle such as a 1992, the cost if an engine replacement may exceed...
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My 1994 Buick Regal lost power while driving and now it won't turn back on. I've replaced the fuel pump relay sensor and still not
Check to see if there is a spark at the spark plugs. Does the fuel pump itself actually turn on - operation will be momentary as the system pressurizes - when you switch the key to the "on" position? Even...

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