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Why will my car crank but not start?
Hi There, If the engine is cranking or turning over, the battery is working as it should, however if the battery is low it may cause the vehicle not to turn over fast enough in order for the engine to...
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I replaced my camshaft and crankshaft sensor for my 2009 Saturn Outlook. I'm still seeing p0017 code. What could be the problem?
Diagnostic Trouble Code P0017 has many causes other than a failed position sensor. For example, the valve timing could be off if the timing chain has jumped, there could be oil flow problems to the phaser from incorrect oil viscosity...
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Rustproofing & rubberized undercoating for 2 cars
Any part of the vehicle that has already started to rust will continue to rust underneath the coating no matter what type of coating is applied. Modern vehicles already have rustproofing applied at various stages of the production process and...
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Hi my 2005 saturn l300 has the cataylic converter code and is making a horrible sound. Mechanic came to house and said would need
Hi there. If you recently had a smog test and your Saturn passed, it is highly unlikely that the catalytic converter suddenly stopped working. In most instances, when a code that is related to the catalytic converter is downloaded and...
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AC blows cold only when driving
Hi There, Based upon what you are describing it sounds like the AC condenser cooling fan is not working properly. As you are driving down the road, there is generally enough cool air blowing through the condenser without the need...
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My car is loud when driving (sounds like I have no exhaust) and it takes about a min to get up to the speed limit then goes faster
Hi There, It sounds like you may have damaged your catalytic converter when your car was stuck in the snow. It may have possibly resulted in the converter housing itself being caved in causing it to not flow properly resulting...
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A wire came off headlight bulb harness
Black wires are usually used to indicate it is a ground wire. Without proper ground, the lights will not work. If the wire pulled out for the headlight connector, it may be easier to just replace the headlight socket. Replacement...
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My car will not turn over. I have a new starter and new battery replace yesterday but still wont start
If the starter and battery are new, and the battery is 100% charged, you probably have a large voltage drop (due to high resistance bad connections or a device fault) somewhere in the starting circuit. The starter circuit (wiring, switches,...
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I disconnected the battery cables and now it's overheating
Hi There, Overheating can be caused by a number of things such as low coolant levels, a faulty thermostat, a clogged radiator or a failing coolant fan switch. As you may know the coolant fan switch helps to maintain the...
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Stabilitrak System
Hi there. Unfortunately, this sounds like it's an ECU issue, most likely a software glitch that is causing the inconsistent operation of the ABS and Stabilitrak warning lights. It is possible however, that this is caused by a faulty wheel...
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Suggested maintenance before pulling a uhaul trailer 2006 Saturn Vue
Hi there. Besides having a complete j spection do e of the vehicle to identify any wear or leaks there is not much else you need to do. I would definitely make sure that the brakes are great and if...
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Transmission slipping
Hi There, In a car with an automatic transmission such as yours, this is often times caused by low transmission fluid, a failing torque converter or in some cases a broken transmission band. Automatic transmissions use pressurized hydraulic fluid to...
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Car will start but wont move
Hi There, It sounds like your car may be low on transmission fluid. Since automatic transmissions use pressurized hydraulic fluid to change gears, every time a gear change is required, the car's computer activates a transmission solenoid, which directs transmission...
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Rattling noise at front tire when accelerating shaking steering wheel
Hi there. What you are describing is a classic example of damaged wheel bearings. Wheel bearings allow the wheels to spin freely and at the desired speed. They’re also responsible for keeping the wheels attached to the vehicle. As the...
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Will the working motor from my 2004 Saturn Ion 2 L fit the transmission in my 2003 Saturn Ion 2 L
Hi there. We get this type of question quite a bit. In most cases, the engines themselves will fit just fine and will be compatible with the transmission. However, the issues that always occur is linking with the ECU, fuel...
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Rattling noise from front driver tire after wheel bearing replacement
Hi there. On a front wheel drive vehicle, the only two items that could possible cause this, besides a wheel bearing that was not properly lubricated and installed during the replacement, would be a brake caliper that is dragging on...
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I have a 1999 saturn. It burns oil fast and has a lot of white smoke from my exhaust. It shakes mainly in idle. What's wrong?
Hi there. White smoke coming out of the exhaust is an indication that the cylinder head gasket is burned or the cylinder head is cracked. When coolant is in the combustion chamber, then engine will shake, the oil will burn...
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Oil leak
Hi There, It sounds like you may have run the engine a bit low on oil or may have an oil leak that is causing it to run low, resulting in the rattling sound you describe. This is likely valve...
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Would it be my starter if I turn the key and all I hear is a click
Hi there. It's possible that your starter is faulty if you turn the ignition key and you only hear a single click. However, in most cases, a faulty starter will send multiple clicks - quite rapidly. It is more likely...
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Car want start unless boosted, alternator good and battery good, while boosted the car crank in the key off position.
You should request a starter circuit diagnostic to get this resolved. If you want to attempt to diagnose it yourself, first perform a load test on the battery just to be sure that the battery is not an issue. If...

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