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My car dies and i don't know why
Hi There, Assuming you are referring to the battery dying if not started within 24 hours, this suggests you may have some faults in your charging system which may be related to your alternator or voltage regulator. As you may...
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After shifting from parked
You can have the transmission and engine mounts checked and the transmission checked but as far as I know this is considered a normal condition when you first engage the transmission. The pressure in the transmission and the gear engagement...
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Check engine light
Hi There, This code relates to your Evaporative Emissions system. Your car has a small purge valve called a purge solenoid that controls the venting of fumes from the fuel tank as these fumes build up inside, particularly when you...
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i have a rear bumper dent and and would like to replace it
Hello, thank you for writing in. Replacing the bumper at home will cost you the price of the replacement bumper, and the time you put into it. Having it done professionally will include an hour of work at least, and...
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Electrical issue
Hello, thank you for writing in. The vehicle is likely having issues with its battery cables. This should at least be the first thing you check. If there is a poor terminal or ground connection then you will lose all...
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Feels like it wants to stall
Hi Heather, What you are describing is a common symptom of a dirty or failing idle air control valve. The idle air control valve is a small valve on the engine's intake system that reads the air intake as it...
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Transmission fluid pressure sensor not working.
Hi there. Check the wiring to the sensor and make sure that its connected. Look for any wiring that could be damaged or broken on the harness. If the harness checks out to be in good condition, then I recommend...
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Won't drive over 20mph. Reduced engine speed
Hi There, This may be a sign of a clogged catalytic converter. The catalytic converter converts toxic exhaust gases into less harmful pollutants that are suitable to be expelled into the atmosphere. When this is clogged, this causes these gases...
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Are fuel injector banks and catalyst converters considered different issues and warranties?
Question sent to CS for warranty information regarding fuel injectors and catalytic converters for a Chevrolet 2010 V6-3.6L.
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New tension belt was put on and the car will not start. The car computer is saying the timing belt is off.
Hi there. The serpentine or drive belts have nothing to do with the timing belt on the car. It depends on the tensioner that was installed, either the drive belt tensioner or the timing belt tensioner. I recommend seeking out...
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I know about turning off new text message notifications on Uconnect, but is there anyway to turn it off completely? I still get th
Hi there. One of the issues with the Uconnect system on newer Dodge / Chrysler vehicles is the confusion on how to completely disable the system; so it won't interrupt music or other communication. The truth is there is no...
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sudden clinging noise this morning coming from the front end
Hi there. Without being there to inspect or test drive your vehicle, it's very difficult to pinpoint what might be the cause or source of front end noise. However, in some cases, this is caused by an internal component inside...
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TCS is off.
Hi There, It certainly will not hurt anything to drive the vehicle with the TCS system off. The Traction Control System (TCS) as you know helps to control the vehicle in the event you encounter abnormal driving conditions. Your car...
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Would the car tell the percentage of the life of the oil, my car includes oil changes but the dealer won't do it until the indicator shows the change oil soon message.
Hi there. There should be a select button with two directional arrows on the button. Push and hold the right directional arrow on the button and the dash should go from the odometer to the menu. Then scroll up by...
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After filling my car w/gas, my car won't start
You will need to have the fuel tank smoke tested to see what is causing the fuel vapors to be getting into the engine when you are filling the tank with fuel. You may have a stuck fuel tank vent...
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Have 2009 GMC Acadia and I was advised to replace my thorttle body replaced and a month later am still having issues
Is the same fault code being stored ? If so, then other system components should be checked. There can be an intermittent short in the engine wiring harness between the pcm (powertrain control module) and the throttle body. Also, the...
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New battery, car still wont start even with jumper cables.
If the battery is new and fully charged, and you turn the key to the "start" position and you hear nothing that means that either the starter circuit supplying the starter motor (ignition switch, wiring, relay, fuse, etc.) has a...
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My car want start
Hi There, As you may know, there are several possible reasons that may cause your car not to start. Things like ignition coils, crankshaft position sensor, spark plugs, spark plug wires or ignition module are all components that may cause...
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Draining battery and blowing air sound when car is turned off 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee
Hello - based on your symptom information, your Jeep has the air suspension, and the noise you hear is air leaking, with the compressor continuing to run, draining your battery. This could be due to a failed switch in the...
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08 Buick lacrosse leaning on the right side
Hi there. In most cases, when your vehicle leans to one side, it's caused by a bad or worn out body mount or a shock or strut that needs to be replaced. The best way to determine the source is...

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