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Speaking noise in steering wheel
If you are hearing this sort of noise when you are turning the steering wheel and it does not sound the same as the previous power steering noises that you were hearing, the most likely cause is a dried out...
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is the fuel pressure regulator an engine job? or is nbd?
The fuel pressure regulator is part of the engine's fuel supply system. The regulator is completely separate from any "mechanical" component of the engine. The purpose of this regulator is simply to maintain a specified pressure on the fuel supplied...
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How do I know if it's my blower motor resistor or the resistor switch that's not working?
The referenced parts are tested with an ohmmeter. The resistor block must have a specified resistance across each element on the block. However, if any resistors are open (infinite resistance), the block is just condemned and replaced automatically. Occasionally, you...
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My car revs by itself when idle sometimes the car jerks a little what is the problem?
It sounds like you may have a dirty or failing idle air control valve. The idle air control valve monitors the air intake as it is mixed with fuel prior to being injected into the engine at low speeds and...
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Vibration and noise from front of vehicle
Vibration felt through the steering wheel is often due to tire/wheel imbalance although irregular tire wear and/or tire belt defects could be implicated. Sometimes vibration has multiple causes, so for example vehicle suspension components could be loose or worn and...
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Hey I have a 2000 Buck Lesabre and I'm having some fuel issues I think
Fuel is a possibility but so is air induction particularly the idle air control (IAC) valve. The IAC valve may be sticking which would explain the first symptom you report which is everything was great until you simply put it...
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Left tire fell off looks like the ball joint only thing holding it in place is the break lines.
This sounds like you have broken ball joints on the upper and lower control arms. You should not try and drive it at all. You should have it towed to a shop or have a mechanic like one from YourMechanic...
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p0141 error code
The heater in an oxygen sensor is used to get the oxygen sensor up to operating temperature quickly to allow the system to go into closed loop operation. The heater will only operate once per key operation, and only from...
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What could cause engine light to come only after driving for about 5 miles.
The check engine light comes on when the computer systems on the vehicle detects a problem. There are hundreds of possible codes and problems that can cause those codes. You will need to have the computer tested to see what...
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Serpentine belt and radiator issues...
You can use regular water to flush out the old coolant and then drain the water and repeat until the water comes out as clean as when you put it in. Then refill with 50/50 coolant mix. Fir the belt...
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Battery dies overnight
You state the battery does not have a parasitic drain on it but battery is dead in a few hours tells me the battery cannot hold a charge. Have the battery load tested to see if it is able to...
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Brake pedal feels mushy & goes almost to floor.
Liquid (oil, water, grease) contaminants on brake pads do not affect pedal travel, although they might increase stopping distances. Most brakes systems are designed and/or located such that leaks from nearby systems can't contaminate the pads. At any rate, a...
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Vehicle tries to turn over but will not start after overheating.
If you overheated the engine until you started to loose speed from the engine seizure locking up then you have already damaged the internal engine bearings and pistons possibly. I would recommend letting the engine cool completely and then check...
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Tail lights are all not working. Car doesn't have a relay switch. All fuses are working.
Hi there. Without being there to physically inspect your Buick, it's hard to give you an accurate diagnosis of why the tail lights are not working. There is an electrical relay within the headlight switch that sends a signal to...
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My car overheated this morning, completely drained the coolant and replaced but still fluctuating to half and below half
If the fluctuations in temperature are relatively rapid, that is not typical of a failing thermostat. It's possible there is a temperature sensor fault, wiring issue or gauge problem that makes it appear as if the engine temperature is fluctuating...
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Replaced battery after getting gas in the car. Is it the fuel that keeps the car from starting?
If the vehicle cranks over and does not start after getting fuel then the most common cause is the fuel vapor purge valve is allowing fumes to flow from the fuel tank to the engine while fueling. If purge valve...
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The car while driving just dies on me and now can't get it to start again, and the OBll code is p0452 ( evaporative emission contr
Hi there. Is there fuel in the tank? Is the fuel gauge accurate? It sounds like you're either out of gas or the fuel pump may have failed. The stored code that you have will not generally cause the vehicle...
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Car will not start
This may be related to many different possibilities, some of which may be related to a lack of spark and some of which may be related to a fuel delivery problem or a combination of both. Things like ignition coils,...
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Van won't start
Hello There, The neutral safety switch can often times be the culprit of no start issues and would have been a good place to start. I would also recommend checking the starter relay as this can often times produce the...
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Car starts then dies
Hi There, It sounds like you may have a problem with the fuel system maintaining consistent fuel pressure once the motor starts. This may be a sign of a faulty fuel pump or fuel pressure regulator. As you know, when...

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