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Car starting intermittently
Hi there. Historically, the alternator on these vehicles has been known to short circuit resulting in fires, according to a technical bulletin, 10117A, dated July 2010. The generator/Alternator may be defective and will need to be replaced if that is...
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Wheels need alignment
A wheel alignment is considered general maintenance and should typically be done once a year. A qualified technician will be able to check alignment and perform the alignment if it's required.
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Instruments and radio going on and off in car
It sounds like you may have an alternator issue. Many times when alternators go bad they can affect other electrical systems of the vehicle since the alternator is tied in with the electrical system. My first recommendation would be to...
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Gas smell inside cab
Hi there, thanks for writing in about your 2006 Pontiac Solstice. It's possible that something on the turbo kit was installed improperly, such as hoses were crossed in the process, or if there are vacuum leaks causing components to malfunction....
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Noises starting while turning on 2006 Pontiac Solstice
The fluid in the rear end can be inspected for extensive wear on the gears inside and the drive shaft joints for any amount of play. Check all of the vehicles fluids to make sure they are full and clean...
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Differential leak while speeding
Hey there, thanks for writing in about your 2009 Pontiac Solstice. The first thing to try is to see if there are sealing washers on the plugs of the differential. If the washers have mushroomed or are worn, some fluid...
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No brakes when starting
Hey there, there are several possibilities for this to occur on your 2008 Pontiac Solstice. In this case, it sounds like there could be moisture building up in the lines or a leak causing air to enter the hydraulic braking...
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Auxiliary mode on stereo
Hi, thanks for writing in. It sounds like there could be a connection issue, an issue with your stereos electrical system, or a faulty stereo. First, I would remove the stereo and check all connections to verify that everything is...
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Difficult to fuel car.
This is likely due to a failing purge valve solenoid in your evaporative emissions system. The EVAP system prevents fuel vapors from the fuel tank from escaping into the atmosphere. The EVAP system collects and temporarily stores the fuel vapors...
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It's hard to fuel up; the nozzle stops and takes forever to fill up and I need to know why
This is likely related to your evaporative emissions system. The EVAP system prevents fuel vapors from the fuel tank from escaping into the atmosphere. The EVAP system collects and temporarily stores the fuel vapors in the charcoal canister. The charcoal...
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2006 Pontiac Solstice starter replacement.
Hi there. The cost of replacing a starter varies on which shop you take your vehicle to. Each shop has a different hourly rate and a different plan like adding a diagnosis with the replacement. The price that you have...

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