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engine on buick rendezvous is making squealing noise...was told may be a belt....was low on transmission fluid....could the two be
The belt squeals due to a loose or weak tensioner or one of the components that is driven by the belt. You should have the belt tension checked and then inspect the belt for damage and glaze indication of component...
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How to fix reduced engine power light and tc light is on i cant step on the gas like the car wont move
Anytime your vehicle goes into reduced power failure mode it is caused by a signal from a sensor is not correct and the engine computer sees a major problem that may be unsafe since it cannot see or operate the...
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Rebuilt engine, oil light on, stalling, traction control
Hi there. One of the biggest issues that car owners experience after having an engine replaced are symptoms like you describe. In most cases, the issue is that the ECU was not correctly reprogrammed by a dealership and thus, is...
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Cannot start car daily with unless using starter fluid
Working with starting fluid can be pretty dangerous. One backfire and you can lose your eyebrows in a flash...or worse. That said: a car that is hard to start when cold could just have an air leak. Look for any...
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Grinding noise coming off the back wheel
It sounds like you may have a failing or worn out wheel bearing. A wheel bearing will usually fail due to pitting or small damage on the surface of the rollers or the bearing race. Both the surface of the...
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I have a 3.4 l V6 GM Motor 2002 monti carlo
Hi there. Thanks for writing in to YourMechanic.com. One thing I noticed was not on your list of repairs or inspection was checking the heater core. In most cases, when you have an obstruction of coolant inside the heater core,...
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2000 grand am gt is shifting at 3500 4000 Rpms not really normal takes about 4 seconds to shift into second gear and even second g
Hi there. Typically when the transmission shifts at a higher RPM than usual, it's caused by transmission fluid that is old or obstructed in the hydraulic lines of the transmission. The best way to resolve this issue is to have...
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Transmission noise
What you are describing may be a result of a faulty speed sensor, potentially low transmission fluid or a even a faulty transmission control solenoid. As your vehicle travels down the road, the computer analyzes data being sent by vehicle...
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I have a 2005 Aztek Pontiac and while driving the vehicle automatically goes into neutral also my transmission does not have an in
Hi there. Although it may not be low transmission fluid, it might be an obstructed transmission fluid line that is causing this problem. It is also possible that a shift solenoid is damaged or the linkage itself is stuck or...
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I had a wire switch connected to my 06 torrent to make my air work now my key wont cut the car off my engine not getting gas
The check engine light with an arrow pointing downward warns of a "reduced power" engine operating condition. That issue is common enough that a specific diagnostic, namely a Reduced Engine Power Warning Light Diagnostic is performed by technicians dispatched by...
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I have a 2004 Chevy impala that doesn't move when it's in drive an i step on the gas peddle. Why?
This may be a number of different possibilities, however it sounds like it may be related to a transmission problem. This can happen for a few different reasons such as low transmission fluid or a faulty control solenoid. An automatic...
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Van is overheating and the radiator hose is soft like its no getting any pressure.
Hi there. This is typically due to one of three problems. Either the water pump is not working, the thermostat is not opening or there is an obstruction of coolant somewhere in the cooling system. In most cases, the obstruction...
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leak on passenger side when it rains 2008 chevy equinox. cleaned out sunroof tracks. still leaks
A possibility is the front ventilation system, at the windshield cowl area. There are quite a few passageways there and there is a rainwater diverter. So, that area should be checked. If you request a vehicle leak diagnostic the responding...
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My 2005 Aztek, streei g wheel shakes a little and make a slight rough sound when sitting at lights, stop signs. What may it be?
There are two initial possibilities: 1) worn or faulty motor mounts; and 2) an engine management problem such as a fuel or ignition system fault. If you do end up replacing motor mounts, genuine OEM mounts are recommended in order...
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What kind of fuel pump does a 2005 Chevy venture have so I can buy one?
Hi there. The OEM replacement fuel pump for a 2005 Chevrolet Venture is GM Part No.: 19180125. I think you'll find that if you have one of our professional mobile mechanics come to your location and complete the fuel pump...
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Transmission problem?
Hi There, This may be a result of low transmission fluid or potentially a faulty transmission control module. A faulty transmission control module may cause a delay in acceleration or erratic shifting of gears. The transmission control module has various...
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I had the oil changed three weeks ago but the "change engine oil soon" light just came on. It is only on for a few minutes and t
Hi there. Typically a warning light like this will illuminate based on mileage set by the ECU. If the service was completed prior to the warning light being triggered, it's possible that the person doing the change forgot to clear...
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I've had my power steering pump changed as long as I'm giving the car has and moving the wheel is easy to turn but if I'm not givi
Hi there. To an extent, the mechanic you are working with is correct. One of the common symptoms of a new rack and pinion system is that it tends to be 'tight' in steering when power steering fluid pressure is...
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Power steering
Hi There, It sounds like you may have air in the power steering lines or potentially may need to have the rack and pinion replaced. The power steering system operates on very high pressurized hydraulic pressure (in some cases as...
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I have a 1999 silhouette oldmobile.its in park but it wont go into another gear.the handle just go straight down?
Hi there. It appears as if your shifter is broken and would require replacement. Determining whether or not it's a bracket under the shift housing or the shift mount itself would be best by having one of our professional mobile...

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