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When accelerating car makes winding sound. What could it be?
This may be related to a variety of things that are driven by the serpentine belt that may correlate to the acceleration, however the most common noises resembling a whining sound are a failing alternator or a power steering pump...
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Have oil on one of my spark plug wires in the spark plug well the test are fine. What should I do.
Hi there. The issue that you are having is a small o-ring seal on your valve cover is either split or damaged. The valve cover should have a seal all the way around it and 4 o-rings in the middle...
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It turns over but wont start
Hi there: Although most of these codes are related to transmission sensor or component issues the first one, P0159 indicates that you have an O2 sensor failure. Typically this type of error will impact engine efficiency, it's hard to say...
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Car runs rough after it heats up.
Hi there. This sounds like there is a minor vacuum leak on the intake. Check the gaskets around the mounting surface of the intake. Check all vacuum lines coming off the intake and see if they are leaking or cracked....
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Overheating
Hello. Heater failure and transmission issues are signaling that the cooling system is having a complete meltdown. Both of these systems depend on the cooling system to work correctly. Typically when the entire system is struggling there is a severe...
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Leak in my cooling system
Hello there, many common faults will cause a coolant leak in your 2002 Saturn. Without knowing your exact make and model I can only provider general advice. Coolant leaks can form in almost any part of the system. The most...
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My car is marking the abs
Hi there: I'm not quite sure as to what you're asking here, however, if the ABS system on your 2005 Saturn is not working properly, or the check engine or ABS warning lights have been triggered on the dashboard, you...
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Difficult switching gears and now it won't change gears at all 2004 Saturn Ion
Hi there - most likely, this is a problem with your clutch hydraulic system. First thing to check is the fluid reservoir for the clutch (sometimes combined with the brake fluid reservoir - use brake fluid for both). It is...
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Knocking noise turning left 2009 Saturn Vue
Hello - the "knocking sound when turning left" is most likely a failing outer CV joint on the left, or driver side, of the vehicle. Turning, while accelerating, is hard on these joints. The CV joint/axle assembly will need to...
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Drive belt is squealing
This may be a matter of a belt tensioner out of adjustment. Your drive belt has a tensioner pulley that maintains a specific amount of tension on the belt in order to keep it tight, but allow it to flex...
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Noises from the ac 2004 Saturn Vue
Hi there - if the compressor is making rattling or clanking noises this indicates an upcoming failure of the compressor. Yes, it will eventually seize or otherwise fail, possibly breaking the belt when it does. When the compressor fails, bits...
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My new front brake pads and rotors are making noise
Hello. Organic brake pads have a reputation for being quiet most of the time. Most of the complaints come from squeaks when the pads are wet. You describe your symptoms as more of a grinding, metal on metal, type of...
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My car goes through tires.
This is a common concern on vehicle with worn or broken trailing arm bushings or trailing arms of the rear suspension but is not limited to these components. The area must be looked over by a professional and the vehicle...
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Is this my battery or alternator?
This may be a sign of a weak battery, a failing voltage regulator or failing alternator. As you may know, the alternator is responsible for charging the battery while the engine runs by generating amperage and recharging the battery while...
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Electronic Stability Control repair/replacement - 2008 Saturn Sky
Hi there - I believe you meant Electronic Stability Control module. ESC works somewhat like anti-skid brakes, applying selective brake pulses automatically in extreme cornering situations to improve driver control of the vehicle. It is somewhat unusual for the ECS...
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Brakes changed, but now having to pump them to stop - 2006 Saturn Vue
Hello - you would certainly have air in the brake system after having the brake caliper piston pop out as you describe, which would require bleeding the brakes to repair, and it's quite likely the caliper piston seal was damaged...
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Battery shot?
I would not recommend using jumper cables as a means to connect your battery for a couple of reasons. First of all, it can be dangerous as it can create additional risk of sparks that would not otherwise happen when...
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I was in an accident and my break line, and axles are messed up, I think they are bent, and my left rim is bent. How much would th
Hi there: Unfortunately, this task is better suited for an insurance claims adjuster or a professional mechanic who can complete a onsite inspection of the vehicle. If the brake line broke, it's possible that severe damage has occurred to the...
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Car misfires or Chugs at 4-5 gear
Generally, misfires are caused by either a spark or fuel issue or in cases, a combination of both. Spark related problems generally will result from things like ignition coils, crankshaft position sensor, spark plugs, spark plug wires or ignition modules...
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accelerator pedal throttle sensor
The vehicle could have a clogged catalytic converter, the fuel filter and/or injectors could be plugged and there are other possibilities in the fuel, ignition, and air induction systems. It is also possible that your vehicle has entered "limp mode"...

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