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When im at stop light press on gas car jerks
Hi There, It sounds like your vehicle may be a bit low on transmission fluid or you may potentially have a bad transmission control solenoid. As you know, the transmission works on hydraulic pressure built up from the fluid inside...
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Car stopped while driving an steering wheel locked an engine light on
Hi there. When a car sits for an extended period of time, several issues can occur that cause the vehicle to not start. Sometimes it's an ignition system problem. with relays or ignition system components being damaged or worn out....
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Acceleration problems
There are a number of things that may cause the car to hesitate when accelerating such as low fuel pressure, a dirty or faulty mass air flow sensor, clogged or dirty fuel injectors, a faulty throttle position sensor or potentially...
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Did intake gasket. Car now bogs and stalls when started. Maf and misfire codes
Hello, thank you for writing in. Simply pulling the mass airflow sensor is not a good enough test. You will want to test it with a multimeter to get an accurate reading on how it is working. The symptoms you...
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crancing noise - transmission?
Hi there. I would initially believe that the recent service replacing the serpentine belt and belt tensioner is not related to the noise you are hearing while shifting gears. In most cases, when you hear a grinding noise as the...
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I bought a 1995 Camaro for 3k and it has 100k miles on it how much would it cost to ls1 swap the car if I buy the engine
Hi there. This is a common swap for this vehicle. The amount of time depends on where you take it. You will want to take it to a shop that specializes in it though they will be more expensive. Always...
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I have brown stuff coming from radiator again it been flushed I replaced the radiator it's making mad I don't know what to do at t
Hi there. In most cases, the brown stuff on the top of a radiator cap is caused by a worn out radiator (or rust from inner coolers), so it's probably time to replace the radiator and coolant lines - especially...
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i need help
If you suspect that the gas was contaminated, you did the right thing by completely draining the tank. Depending on whether it was water alone (as the contaminant), the fuel filter might have to be changed, too. Broadly, in a...
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Smog check failed due to Oxygen sensor
Hello, thank you for writing in. The first person to tell you this was correct to a certain extent. If the system is not warmed up, the readings cannot be taken accurately. However, if the engine is warmed up and...
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brakes
Hello, thank you for writing in. Your brake pads likely need to be replaced. That grinding you are hearing is most likely metal-on-metal friction due to a lack of brake pad material. You can inspect the brake pads to see...
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Grand am gt 3.4l v6 i need to know where shift selinoids are located.
The solenoids are not serviceable through the removal of the pan and require transmission removal and disassembly.
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We have a 2006 chevy equinox. The ac doesnt always blow cold. When driving down the road it blows cold. When stop it doesnt
Hi there. When you're driving, air from the outside blows on the AC condenser, cooling it down and helping to produce cooler air. During idle, this doesn't occur, so it's likely that either there is excessive debris clogging the AC...
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2002 Pontiac Grand Am GT security light on constantly and the car will only start after battery is run down and jumped.
Hello, thank you for writing in. You should start by scanning the vehicle for diagnostic codes to see what the security light is trying to tell you. Do this after you can get it to start and can take it...
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Replaced crankshaft sensor and now car won't start. Even tried putting old one back and still won't start. No problem starting bef
I would recommend retracing your steps. If you disconnected the battery before replacing the sensor, this could be one cause of the vehicle not to start. A new crankshaft sensor should not have prevented the vehicle from starting. The cause...
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The trunk lid wont stay up by its self have to hold it up with my hand. Its a Oldsmobile alero 2004
You will need to replace both of the trunk lid support shocks. They will lose their gas charge over time and will no longer support the lid weight.
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I put a new engine, new fuses and a new battery why wont my car still not start
Hi there. Anytime you install a new engine, there could be multiple reasons why the vehicle will not start, ranging from an ignition timing problem, to a simple ground wire that was not properly attached. Instead of guessing and chasing...
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Engine overheating and making awful sounds. Already replaced water pump, thermostat, upper radiator hose and radiator
The serpentine belt should be removed and the engine started to see if the noise goes away indicating there is one of the components driven by the belt is causing the noise. You may have a bad crankshaft pulley damper...
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Can i use a pontiac g6 stock radio in a pontiac grand am
Hi there. Besides having a few fabrication items to fit in the console, you'll likely have to change the pigtail or electrical harness to configure to your vehicle.
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My car overheating i was going to change out thermostat but do i have to change the water pump too before i do the thermostat
Hi There, The water pump is not required to be changed in order to replace the thermostat. The thermostat regulates the flow of the coolant in your car's engine and controls when the coolant flows in and out of the...
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Including labor and Repair of the axle seal and wheel bearing. What should be the cost?
The 2001 Silhouette was only offered in a front wheel drive configuration (the 2002 offered AWD), so the fluid is not axle fluid. The wheel bearing at that position is a greased assembly and so that can't be the source...

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