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Coast Replacing a fuel filter and a fan a fuel pump in 2002 Buick Regal
Hi...both of these services are available. To obtain an exact quote for the fuel pump replacement, please click on "Get a Quote" at YourMechanic's fuel pump replacement service page. Similarly, to get an exact quote for the replacement of your...
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I have a 84 regal limited with a SBC 350. I just bought a brand new battery, but I do have a bad alternator that I'm about to repl
Hello. There are a few things I would check out first before you replace your alternator. The first thing I would inspect is any ground wire connections within the ignition system. Sometimes an ignition relay will have a faulty connection,...
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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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Whats going on with my car
Hi there. Most of the time, a squeaking noise coming from the brakes is caused by a collection of brake dust that gets between the brake rotor and the brake pad. The squeaking issues sometimes can be increased when it's...
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MY CAR WILL NOT DRIVE FORWARD WHILE IN DRIVE.
Hello, and thank you for writing in. A low transmission fluid level means there is a leak somewhere in the system that needs to be addressed. With automatic transmissions, the coolant levels make the entire operation functional. With low fluid...
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I have questions about taking my motor out.
If one or more of the flex plate bolts have came out you will have to remove the transmission from the engine to get to the center bolts. If the bolts came off on the torque converter, you can remove...
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Modifying 1999 Buick Regal Grand Sport
Hi there - if you already have the supercharged 3.8L GS engine, there is a not whole lot that can practically be done. A true "cold-air" kit that gets you intake air from outside the engine compartment, with a low-resistance...
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Looking for the right muffler
I would recommend checking online at many different muffler manufacturer's websites. Often times they will have videos of what their mufflers sound like on a variety of different vehices. You may just be lucky enough that they have your vehicle...
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My transmission hesitates.
This kind of reaction is often a sign of low transmission fluid or a faulty transmission control solenoid. As you know, automatic transmissions use pressurized hydraulic fluid to change gears. Every time a gear change is required, the car's computer...
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My 93 Buick Regal limited is smoking under the hood on the driver side
Hello there. Smoke rarely comes from the engine bay, and if it does, the issue is typically critical already. If there is a problem within the engine that produces smoke, that smoke will exit the engine through the exhaust. In...
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We're is the fuel pump located on 1986 buick regal
The fuel pump on your vehicle should be a mechanical pump that is mounted on the side of the engine. It should be near the front of the block, near the water pump.There are some Regal models that will use...
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Exaust system
Hello, thank you for writing in. While most components in the exhaust system have their own name, the piece of pipe that connects the exhaust manifold crossover pipe to the catalytic converter is considered part of the converter, or known...
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No lights on dash when i try to start my car only the interior accessories work
Hi there. That box underneath your steering wheel is likely one of the sources of your problems. If you were able to "wiggle" it around and produce an engine crank and start, it is likely you have an exposed or...
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I have a 1980 Buick Regal and would like to change the motor.
When changing the engine out for another, you may have to have the motor mounts replaced or modified to the other engine. Also the exhaust system will need to be retro fitted for the other engine. The ball park figure...
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Is it the trunk latch assembly or something else if you know the trunk has been closed , but the trunk open light in the instrumen
Hi Frank. This is a weird glitch that I've seen on some newer GM's. In most cases it's a faulty connection to the trunk lid sensor that will trigger the trunk warning light on the dash. However, I've also seen...
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I need to replace the harmonic balancer on my 94 buick. Is it ok to drive to go pick up the parts?
If the harmonic balancer is known to be defective, the only prudent course is to not operate the engine until the balancer is replaced. There are at least two risks: 1) the balancer could completely separate causing further damage; and...

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