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I got a window that doesn't go up or down.
Hi there. If the wiring is hooked up to the window motor correctly, the window switch works, and there is power to the window motor, then check to see if there is power coming out of motor. If there is...
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Can dodge challenger rims fit a 2002 pontiac gtp coupe
Hi There, Depending on the year of Dodge Challenger you are referring to, the bolt pattern will be different from that of the Grand Prix. There are several wheel options depending on the model Dodge Challenger as well which will...
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Cars electricity turns off when turning key
Hi there. Usually this is an indication of either a bad ground wire connection, or battery / starter electrical connections being loose. It is also possible that the battery cables are faulty as well. This could be a very difficult...
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Knocking noise when car is started.
Hi there. First off, anyone that claims they can correctly diagnose an engine knock or other issue by watching a video should not be considered a reliable source. A knock can come from multiple sources, ranging from low oil pressure,...
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Front Right Tire 1997 Buick Regal
Hello - you may have several problems at work based on your symptoms. The "wobble you describe" could be a loose or bent wheel, a or tire which has separated (tread from the belts). The squeak could be the brake...
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Can I turn off the SES Light ?
The purpose of the SES light is to alert you that there is a malfunction in the engine or powertrain. When the SES light turns on, you can attach a code scanner to the vehicle's OBD-II port under the steering...
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Brake line broke
In theory, you could run the brake line up and over rather than under and around the motor, however depending on the tightness of the line you may run into pressurizing problems with the fluid. You will need to be...
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2004 Chevy impala ss sunroof will not close, make clicking noise and motor sounds like it is laboring
Hi There, It sounds like the sunroof is binding up inside the track causing it to get stuck and ultimately overpower the motor. This will likely require the sunroof panels to come apart to determine what may be causing it...
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Going into fail safe mode
The powertrain control module is programmed to go into a fail safe mode whenever there is a major failure in the transmission or engine. You will need to have the vehicle scanned to get the failure codes so it can...
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Hello, I have a 2002 Pontiac Grand Prix that sued to be a GTP. I gave a mechanic my car over three weeks ago so that he could put
The smoking may be a consequence of overheating or possibly an oil leak (e.g., oil leaking onto hot engine part). If the engine is overheating, that can be diagnosed in an overheating diagnostic. If there are no stored diagnostic trouble...
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When driving all the time I hear a fluttering sound. Seems to be coming from my right front area and gets worst the faster I drive.
The noise that your are hearing could be the lug nuts being loose or the wheel bearing hub assembly could be failing. Check the lug nuts and tighten them if they are loose. If the lug nuts are tight, then...
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Drive 100 miles after sensor replacement in order to see if it worked?
Hi there. When an error code is created that illuminates a warning light on the dashboard, it takes a while in order for the ECU to reprogram and deleted the warning light. This is typically the reason for driving 100...
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I can turn over my car it's cranks but won't turn over toally
Hi There, A few different things will usually cause the vehicle to start and then die. A bad ignition coil can cause this if it is beginning to fail, resulting in intermittent starting problems. A dirty or faulty mass air...
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Only have reverse
Hello, This kind of reaction is often a sign of low transmission fluid or a faulty transmission control solenoid. As you know, automatic transmissions use pressurized hydraulic fluid to change gears. Every time a gear change is required, the car's...
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2005 Buick park ave ultra with sluggish accelerations aftera catalytic converter swap full tune up fuel pump filter plugs both o
Hi there. Although it is possible your ECU is the culprit of these issues, it's rather unlikely. In most cases, when you complete changes to O2 sensors, catalytic converter and other downstream systems, the front end fuel system components that...
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How do I know if I have a bad coil or a bad fuel injector?
The easiest way to test for spark is to pull the spark plug boot off of the number 3 cylinder spark plug and install a spark tester. Most auto parts stores have them for a few bucks. The spark plug...
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I just just the battery in my car and when I go to start it, it misfires/runs like crap.
Hi there. Typically, replacing the battery does not cause ignition or fuel system problems; which commonly is the source of engine misfiring problems. It is very likely that the two are not related. The best way to determine what is...
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heater does not work
If the blower motor is new, you'll want to first determine whether power is getting to the motor, and if there are any voltage drops (high resistances) in the circuit when the blower switch is in the on position. If...
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2004 Chevrolet Impala SS Security Light
Either the key fob remote's battery is going out causing the immobilizer system to trip the security or the immobilizer system control is not responding. I recommend replacing the battery in the key fob remote and programming the remote to...

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