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I'm putting in a police interceptor motor from a Impala to a 2005 Monte Carlo but it has fly by wire
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My car will accelerate but won't drive or go in reverse. I also have an antifreeze leak as well. Does this automatically mean I ne
You should have it checked at least since it can be a bad shift cable or a bad transmission or low on fluid can all cause it not to go into gear.
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04 impala overheat changed waterpump n thermostat still overheat now stop running
At 200 thousand miles, the overheating could really be just about anything. But if you drove the car while it was overheating, there may have been some damage done that is causing your starting problem. Common causes of overheating are...
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05 Buick rendezvous won't start new battery new starter and alternator is good what could it be
You have not specified whether the starter motor works or not versus a circumstance where the engine does crank (turn over) but won't catch and run. I will cover both scenarios for you. Check to see if there are any...
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06 Chevy equinox decreased power light and traction control light on
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Chevy impala neutral safety switch
It is not clear if the check engine light and the other issues (the PRDNL light and the no start) are connected. The OBD-II trouble codes should be downloaded though as they may provide key clues to resolving this. You...
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Where is the neutral safety switch located on a 2005 Chevy impala
The switch is mounted on the top of the transmission case and is visible as you look down into the right rear portion of the engine compartment (as you stand facing the front grille). It will be roughly below the...
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My 1999 Chevrolet mini sport van shakes and runs rough while stopped but if I put it take it out of gear it smooths out
Rough idle could be due to a bad tank of gasoline, dirty fuel injectors, incorrect idle speed, exhaust restrictions, vacuum leaks, uneven cylinder compression, incorrectly installed or damaged spark plugs, a defective or clogged fuel pump or fuel filter, failing...
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Car is stalling at stops unless I continue to give it gas.
Hi Aaron. Thanks for contacting us tonight. While there are a few components on your list that contribute to idling effectively, there are several that are more critical that are likely dirty or damaged. Some of the possible parts that...
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Overheating issue brought into dealer want to take apart engine to check head gasket
If the dealer is stating to you that the engine is no longer overheating, and that there are no combustion gases in the coolant, it is not clear what the problem is that they are trying to resolve by taking...
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How to unthaw my radiator/antifreeze hoses I can't get it to a garage can't afford towing can I use a salt or salt water to help
Hi there. Thanks for contacting us today. You should not use salt anywhere near your car, as this will create corrosion issues. The only way to expedite this process without having the vehicle inside would be to use a hair...
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My engine heats up very quickly and steam/heat comes out from under the hood. I think it might be a heater core hose leak.
If you think you have a coolant leak, you need to stop driving the car. Running the car while it is low on coolant can do some pretty serious engine damage in fairly short order. You can have this thing...
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We have a problem with our rack and pinion and our power steering pump so we used lucas power steering stop leak and it hasnt work
Hi Justin. Thanks for contacting us today. While I'm a big fan of that brand, not all stop leak products will stop a leak (especially if it's a rather large leak). I would recommend having a professional mechanic come to...
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My 2001 Tacoma will drive fine for about 20 minutes and then I can’t go over 20 mph, meanwhile the rpm will go up and down as I pr
Hello Wesley. Thanks for contacting us today. It is quite likely that your Tacoma is stuck in what's referred to as a Limp Mode. This happens when the ECU detects a fault within the driveline and limits the speed of...
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My roof leaks when it rain on the passenger side door how to fix myself
Water leaks can be difficult to locate and fix on some of the leaks. Inspect the door seal first for damage and replace if bad. If you need assistance to locate the leak you can have a mechanic like one...
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My car won't go into park or any gears and I think my wheel bearing went out will this cause this to happen
Failed wheel bearings will cause a lot of noise. You also might be able to detect "roughness" if you turn the wheel/tire by hand if the car is on a lift. However, wheel bearing failure will not cause difficulties in...
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My Tire pressure light came on this morning, then my check engine light came on after. Now my tires stall on a hill. Any advice?
Check your tire pressure as low tire pressure will cause the warning light to illuminate. Using a tire pressure gauge, if you do find low pressure in one or more tires, add air but you should also consider the possibility...
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Squeaking when turning. Ball joints or Tie Rod ends?
Hi Austin. Thanks for contacting us today. This video is actually quite good at diagnosing whether the noise you're hearing is a ball joint issue. If you complete this inspection and the ball joint appears good - then it's likely...
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My fan started running on my car oddly enough and usually when that happens I need antifreeze I put some this morning before headi
The fan will run excessively if the engine is too hot. If you are frequently adding antifreeze (more than 3-4 times per year on your model) there is a leak but leaks can be either a cause or a consequence...

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