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Hi i got a question regarding my 05 Chevy Equniox. Coolant will disapeer and reappear at times but tempature will get in the red
Hi there. There are a few possible explanations for this issue. First, if you are using a higher concentration of coolant than the recommended 50/50% ratio of coolant to distilled water, it is possible that the overflow is due to...
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I want my headlights replaced by the new brighter ones I have them.
Hi..thank you for your question: the service to request is headlight bulb replacement. At the latter page, you will see a "Get a Quote" link. If you click on that and fill in your vehicle data, this will be scheduled...
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My 2001 chevy venture shuts off on me at random times . A couple of days the check engine light was on so we hooked the computer u
It's not unusual for code P0420 to come on, stay on for even a few days, and then just disappear. Then, months later, it might happen again (i.e., appear and disappear). If this is the circumstances you face, I would...
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Car is making whining noise, thermostat keeps going up and down, heater blows cold air, puddle of coolant under car.
Hi There, What you are describing sounds like a failing water pump. Generally, when a water pump is going bad, you may hear a bit of a whining sound combined with the pump leaking. The most common place for the...
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2003 Toyota Tacoma, 5spd manual, only moves in 4wd. It turns the front wheels but not the back ones.
Jack up the vehicle and put it on jack stands with all 4 wheels off the ground. Then put the transfer case in 4WD and put the transmission in gear. Check the driveshaft on the rear and see if its...
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Loss of electrical power while driving but engine still works.
Check the battery on the vehicle and see if it is holding a charge. If the battery have a charge, then check the battery for a load. If the battery cannot hold a load, then the battery needs replaced. Check...
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Check engine light
Hi There, There are several reasons that may cause the check engine light to come on and more specifically, trigger a code for an oxygen sensor. You can have a rich or lean fuel conditions, exhaust leaks, shorted wires and...
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I have a 2002 buick rendezvous and I'm looking to possibly swap the 3400 for an lx9 3.5
The re-designed gasket (Fel-Pro, for example, in the aftermarket) for the lower intake manifold on this engine, and the revised installation procedure, provide a 100% effective resolution to the notorious leak issue that you are referring to. With regard to...
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My fuel pump won't turn on. On my 95 Pontiac firebird
Hi There, I would suggest checking the ground connections and wiring to be sure there is proper connectivity. This is something that is very easy to overlook and can cause problems with getting the fuel pump to come on when...
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Having issues with my Impala's "PASSLOCK" SECURITY feature.
If you have another key for the vehicle, try using to see if the problem persists. If it does not, then the first key has a bad transponder (chip) in it and should be replaced. If it is your only...
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Car lost power steering at 6pm on way home. Filled reservoir before I went to bed, next morning it was all drained out on ground.
This suggests your power steering pump may be failing or you have a leak elsewhere in one of the power steering lines. The power steering system operates on very high pressurized hydraulic pressure (in some cases as much as 300...
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im getting error codes P0121, P0700, P1516, P2135 when scanned on my 2007 chevy equinox. Randomly loosing engine power due to sta
Let me start with the fault codes. P0121 - Throttle Position Sensor Circuit. P0700 - Transmission Control System Malfunction. P1516 - Throttle Actuator Control. P2135 - Throttle Position Sensor Circuit. The fact that there is only 1 transmission code and...
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My power sliding door on my 1996 Pontiac Transport moves really slow makes a whining noise and does not latch all the way shut.
Hi there. The sliding door has a track that the door rides in and allows the rollers on the door to move as the door motors operate. The track tends to get rust and buildup in it making the rollers...
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Transmission.
In this situation, I would have the transmission fluid level and condition checked first. Your symptoms sound like the fluid level may be low and once the fluid starts to circulate through the transmission, there isn’t enough for the hydraulics...
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We replaced our radiator today and now white smoke is coming out of the exaust and its ahaking which it was not doing before. I
Hi there. White smoke coming from the exhaust is an indicator of coolant being mixed with the engine oil and being burned in the combustion chamber. Typically a blown head gasket will cause this to occur, or a crack in...
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My car won't stay running unless I hold the gas pedal down.
This is likely as your symptoms do fall into that category because a clogged or malfunctioning idle air control valve may not allow enough air into the engine to maintain a good idle speed. A faulty air temperature and engine...
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My car overheats and I have no heat - 2004 impala.
Hi there. Check the radiator and see if its plugged up. A plugged radiator will stop the flow of the coolant to and from the engine and cause the engine to overheat. If the radiator is working fine by having...
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MY car will not move after running for a mew minutes, engine just revs.
In this situation, I would have the transmission fluid level and condition checked first. Your symptoms sound like the fluid level may be low and once the fluid starts to circulate through the transmission, there isn't enough for the hydraulics...
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I have a 2004 Buick Rendevouz that doesn't want to start. At first, it had a hesitation problem and it died at low rp
The camshaft position sensor will make the engine run but poorly. Check the crankshaft position sensor to see if its damaged or unplugged. A damaged crankshaft position sensor will cause a no spark condition. If you need further assistance with...
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I have a 99 Toyota 4-runner 3.4l v6 and have replaced the power steering pump twice in the past 3 days the last one I put on has n
Hello, thank you for writing in. The first thing we need to do is find out why the power steering pump is not working. There are two main functions we need to be concerned with, the electrical input to the...

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