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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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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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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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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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