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Insert the key go to start everything. Goes blank releas back on battery is good starter also possible neutral safety switch or ig
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A scanner will not cause a no start but the security system will. You will need to have the passlock system codes pinpoint tested to see if the problem is the key or the system needs reprogrammed or the module...
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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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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.
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How do I know if I have a bad coil or a bad fuel injector?
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No reverse, car drives in neutral and drive
You may have a shifter cable problem with the cable ends. The plastic cable end bushing deteriorate and fall apart causing this problem and may require the shift cable to be replaced. Check cable end where it connects to transmission...
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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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2006 Pontiac Grand Prix GT reduced engine power.
Hey there. The reduced power light typically indicates a fairly serious problem with the throttle system. When this light illuminates the vehicle will often go into a “safe mode”, which will severely limit the speed of the car and in...
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If radiator fluid is thick in my husband's 2007 Pontiac Grand prix 3.8L super charge what do I do?
Many of these vehicles came with Dexcool as the coolant. This coolant cannot be mixed with any other types of coolant or it can cause a sludge to build up in the cooling system. I would recommend having your cooling...
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If the security system is disabled on a 98 Riveria will the car no longer work?
Hi Tristana. Thanks for contacting us tonight. In most cases, if the security system has been disabled manually (meaning that someone has disconnected wires or attempted to bypass it somehow), it will create a fault code in the ECU which...
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Service Engine light flashing, rough at idle, loss of acceleration, but smooth over 40mph. PCV Valve or hose?
Hi Douglas. Thanks for contacting us today. It's is quite possible that the root source of this issue is a PCV valve or other vacuum leak. Knowing the OBD-II trouble code that is triggering the warning light would be a...

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