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If my 2006 Cadillac CTS has HID headlights can I replace them with Non HID headlights? Thanks
The luminaire used for HID versus non-HID bulbs is different (the photometrics are different). Unless the mechanic replaced the entire enclosure (luminaire) and re-aimed the lamps, the modification you are describing might not pass inspection and may be dangerous if...
I just recently boughta car and i want to make my car sound a little louder?
OEM manufacturers spend huge sums of money to try to make motor vehicles as quiet as possible, a part purpose of which is to avoid needless hearing damage (a big problem nowadays). Depending on your jurisdiction, there may also be...
Headup display fading in and out
Hi TeeJay. Thanks for contacting us today. This is typically a computer software glitch with GM cars. It is also possible that an electrical relay is either damaged, has a loose electrical connection or even an electrical glitch behind the...
My Dodge Avenger is running hot intermittently. New thermostate, coolant has been flushed for air pockets.
A scan tool should be applied to measure the actual engine operating temperature. Gauge and/or temperature sensor/sending unit malfunctions have to be ruled out. if the car is in fact overheating, a plugged radiator, a faulty radiator pressure cap, collapsed...
i was driving my 2008 Pontiac G8 down the road was heading up a hi and ll of a sudden nothing pulled over to the side of the road
If by chance the fuel level is really low and you drive up a steep enough hill, the car could stall. There are other causes of intermittent stalling, though, such as intermittent electrical connections on key circuits (fuel, ignition, etc.)....
i have a 2008 buick enclave my car has the bucking and stalling what should be done
If there are air leaks in the air induction system (e.g., the snorkel) that allow unmetered air into the intake, that circumstance could cause the two codes, P0171 and P0174. In all case, prior to performing any diagnostic on an...
I pulled a fuse out and now my 2011 Acadia won’t start
Test the fuse that you removed to be sure it is intact. If the fuse was pulled while the circuit was powered, that can cause it to open. Once you are sure that the fuse is intact, be sure that...
Is the OLM in a 2011 Chevy Malibu LT calibrated for a specific type of oil, such as a synthetic blend or full synthetic oil?
The algorithm in GM's oil life monitor system does not "know" anything about the quality, type, brand, rating, certifications or viscosity of the oil you are using. Rather the remaining "life" of the oil in your vehicle is inferred based...
New engine replacement, water pump replaced. Car is overheating.
The most common causes of overheating include trapped air, low coolant level (including that due to leaks), a faulty thermostat, a plugged radiator, a faulty radiator pressure cap, collapsed hoses, non functioning cooling fans, and a faulty water pump or...
Engine running and ilding rough after reaching operating temp, coolant temperature high, no check engine light or codes
If you are still under a factory warranty then I would recommend letting the dealer diagnose and take apart the cooling system or engine as needed and get a loaner car while the work on it.
Brake pedal making crecking noise
Hi Dean. Thanks or contacting us today. Sometimes this type of symptom is caused by a warped brake rotor, while in other instances, an excessive build-up of brake dust or other debris trapped in the caliper can cause this type...
When i turn on my vehicle Chevy 2010 traverse I hear a clanging noise then it stops. It reappears under 60mph
Hi Shelly. Thanks for contacting us today. It really depends on when the clanking noise is occurring that might pinpoint the source. If you hear the noise before shifting into gear, then it's likely that you have a cracked exhaust...
i changed my 2012 dodge carvan battery and after that airbag light comes on
It is possible that this could be a fluke malfunction. It is also possible that there could be an actual issue with the airbag system. I would recommend having your airbag system inspected by a qualified professional to determine the...
2010 camaro theres something causing my catalytic convers to go out.. I keep switching them.. Three times already.. Only one not b
Hi there. Thanks for contacting us today. There are a few things that can cause a catalytic converter to wear prematurely. The most common is excessive use of aftermarket fuel additives or using either poor quality or leaded gasoline (racing...
My left front turn signal and right rear turn signal don't flash and my right rear brake light doesn't light on my 2014 camaro. Th
Hi Dustin. Thanks for sending your question to us tonight. The blinker on the dash blinks fast when there is a light bulb on that side is burned out in most cases. This is likely the source of the turn...
Where exactly is the fuel rail pressure sensor on a 2011 Chev Camaro 3.6 V6?
As you face the crankshaft pulley, the pressure sensor is installed just slightly ahead of the no 2. fuel injector. It will be just slightly to the right of the center line of the engine as you face the crankshaft...
My left front and right rear turn signals don't work when activated and my rear right brake light also. I've replaced bulbs
You would need to check for power to the connector wiring when lights are activated to see if the problem is in light sockets or the body control module and its wiring connection to narrow the problem down. You may...
While driving the decides not to shift.
A common cause of failure to shift is a shift solenoid failure. Other possibilities are faults in the vehicle speed sensor and external controls such as the throttle position sensor. The shift solenoid(s) can be ruled in or out on...
Give my car gas to get it started then it hesitates to accelerate after stopping the vehicle
Loss of power on acceleration, as well as rough idle, can be due to plugged fuel injectors, faulty oxygen sensors, fuel pump and/or filter, vacuum leaks including that caused by a faulty EGR system, ignition system malfunctions, bad valve timing...
After jumping battery windows don’t roll up or down with switches only when operating convertible
Be sure you have not activated any interlock (safety switch, often a push button on driver side typically) that will disable individual window activation. A fault such as this is usually due to an electrical failure. If none of the...

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