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ABS lights flashing on dash, temperature gauge increased. Multiple lights flashing on the dash. I put my seat belt on and they went away
Hello, this could be a number of things depending on how the vehicle is running now. If you possibly ran through a puddle of water or your belt is worn, it could have slipped and caused the lights to flash...
AC running but not blowing.
When your heater control valve fails, this can cause the vehicle to heat one side and not the other on a dual zone system. I would recommend having your heater control valve tested using the manufacturer's recommended procedure to ensure...
Transmission not shifting sometimes.
If your transmission is not shifting properly it is likely due to internal damage inside the transmission or a little fluid level. I would recommend having a certified Transmission expert inspect your transmission to determine why it will not shift....
It starts but stalls when you let off the gas
This is a common sign of a failing throttle position sensor. The throttle position sensor (TPS) is a sensor used to monitor the throttle position of a vehicle. The sensor is usually located on the butterfly spindle/shaft so that it...
Transmission issues, slips from second to fourth gear
I would start by being concerned about these wires that are spliced in. If there is another circuit that is spliced in there then it can be causing this. If there was no issue previously then it may not be...
Have to fuel very slowly, pump keeps shutting off
Hi, thanks for writing in. This may very well be related to the evaporative emission canister vent solenoid. This is often times part of the problem when getting the system to properly vent. This can be tested by simply checking...
Fluttering and bogging out when accelerating
Hello. Fluttering and bogging can be caused by a wide variety of issues. A few common causes are issues with the fuel, ignition, or engine management systems. If there is an issue with any of the components, such as the...
Engine light is on and will not hook up to diagnostic machine - 2003 Chevrolet Silverado 1500
If the engine stalls during travel, it can cause a hazard for other drivers on the road. If the vehicle does not run, your son should not drive it any extended period of time. The issue could very well be...
Caliper sticking
Hello. This is not usually a common problem, however, it is possible and can happen for a variety of unforeseen reasons. Usually when a caliper sticks it is a result of a misaligned caliper or potentially a wheel bearing that...
I just replaced my brake master cylinder and the brakes still feel soft. What do I need to do after I replace the master cylinder
From what you've described you will have to bleed your brakes. Also, I believe you may have a leak in one of the lines. You may want to use a wrench and tighten the lines a little more. If you're...
Won't start after being read with a Genesis Touch reader
I know these two things happened simultaneously but they may not be connected. Check your fuses for your fuel pump. It's turning over which is good, it just sounds like you aren't getting fuel. You could have a bad...
Okay so I was in a race but when we started the race I pressed the tow/haul button.
Hello. I am not too sure about the question you are asking. From what you've described, it sounds like you used the tow/haul button when you raced your truck and ever since the engine is making noise. If this is...
Evap solenoid system
I applaud your diligence in reading the code and working the specific problem! There is another angle to this issue that I'm sure was next on your list - cleaning (or replacing) the evaporation vent purge valve, which accumulates dust...
Just replaced the fuel pump with a prime choice off of Amazon and put in brand new fuel lines. I can smell the gas but I don't hear the fuel.
Hi there. From the description you have provided, you may be dealing with a combination of problems concerning the fuel pump replacement in your vehicle. First being, it could be the replacement fuel pump, is incorrect by application. Second being,...
Put new fuel pump, still won't start
Hi, it sounds like you have taken all the proper steps. The concern with the fuel gauge is a common issue when replacing the fuel pump. The fuel level sensor is a separate component attached to the fuel pump. This...
My car has a misfire, poor acceleration, and poor fuel burn (all the coils are good)
Hello and thanks for your question. Check the condition of the spark plugs to see if they are fouled out. If the spark plugs are in good shape, then unplug one injector at a time from the harness while the...
why truck stalls when turning.just replace the battery
Hi there, Whenever the battery is disconnected the idle learn strategy of the computer is reset to factory new. If you have a dirty throttle body and idle control valve and injectors then it may take a few days to...
Why did my Check Engine Light come on after I replaced my battery?
An illuminated Check Engine Light can be caused by several different components. First, make sure the replacement battery is the right type for your vehicle. Then check that the vehicle is properly connected to the battery. You should also make...
Tail gate won't release
Hey there. The rods connect to the center control handle using plastic clips and these clips or the handle breaks. You will need to have a mechanic remove the inner tailgate cover to gain access to the latch handle and...
My oil pressure gauge is reading zero.
Hi there. There is no way to tell if the oil pressure is really low or your sending unit or gauge is bad. Instead of towing it, you may want to have a mechanic come to you and diagnose the...

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