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Engine swap
If your vehicle is equipped with a 6L90 transmission, the engine may bolt up to it, but you may have trouble getting the smaller engine to mount in the vehicle correctly and you will have to see how you will...
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Engine Swap - 2009 Pontiac G8 GT
The 6.0L engine from the 2008 or the 2009 model year G8 will interchange (match: VIN Y, 8th digit, opt L76). To obtain this engine, simply search at Car-Part.com and you will find an exact match for your car (there...
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I've already purchased pads which are Full Ceramic, considering purchase of the Rotors also which would be upgraded to drilled.
The only replacement parts that have actually been tested and approved for use on your vehicle are the OEM (dealer supplied) parts. Aftermarket parts, in almost all cases, are not the preferred option. Regarding alternative brake parts or alternative designs...
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I'm trying to wrap info up for a twin turbo on my hummer H2 Sut and the cost I need help with the price.its a 2005 Sut
Hi there. This would be considered an aftermarket upgrade, which unfortunately is not a service our mobile mechanics can offer at this time. We continually add new service offerings frequently, but at this time we would be unable to offer...
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How do I know if the battery cable has corrosion it?
The seriousness of corrosion on a terminal or connection is usually just determined by visual inspection. You can perform a voltage drop test (and in your circumstance will have to) to determine the ultimate "condition" of a circuit, whether you...
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Hi i just replaced a starter on 2004 gmc yukon 2500 with 6.0 engine when i started it up my fog lights come on and when i turn it
Hello, thank you for writing in. The vehicle may be having one of many issues. If you changed the starter because the vehicle was having starting issues, it may have been the battery causing you problems. If the fog lights...
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Why would I have to turn the key twice to start my 2005 Cadillac Escalade
Hello. There are a lot of things that can cause a delayed start on this vehicle, but most of the time the issue is caused by a fuel system issue. It is caused by fuel pressure bleeding off when the...
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Automatic Light switch refuses to dim lights although I replaced it with new unit
Ken: If by "dim" you mean "turn off", there is a light sensor in the circuit which, if malfunctioning, would cause the problem you are describing. If the light sensor is not the issue, obviously the circuit is powered when...
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Can I put a natural gas motor into a normal truck?
Hi there. CNG powered engines would require multiple system upgrades and changes ranging from the fuel cell, fuel line plumbing and electrical system upgrades. It would probably be more work that beneficial to attempt this type of swap.
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Im unsure what service tire monitor means and service ride control on my 2004 cadallic escalate
Hi there. Typically these messages will display together when there is an error detected from the wheel speed sensor or the tire pressure sensor. It would be a good idea to have a professional mechanic come to your location and...
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Code P0011 problems
Hi there. P0011 is the OBD-II generic code indicating the engine control module (ECM) has determined that the bank 1 intake camshaft is more advanced than what the ECM has commanded it be. This over-advanced condition could be during advancing...
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2006 Pontiac GTO - Trouble codes P0300 and P0496. Feels like misfire and/or out of fuel
Hi There, Code P0496 relates to the EVAP system, specifically indicating that the system has detected more flow than normal during a non-purge condition. This means that the system may be trying to purge excess pressure or fumes form the...
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The service 4 wheel drive light comes on in my 05 Chevy Silverado 1500 HD
It is not likely that damage will occur or is occurring. Generally, it's only if the check engine light is actually flashing that you can reasonably expect damage. As far as whether what you are describing is a "known issue"...
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I have a 2005 Cadillac Escalade Truck that is making a roaring and popping noise from the front end.
Hello. From your description it does sound like you have a failure in the front hub bearings and the cv joints. It is not common for the front differential to have many issues on this vehicle, but I would also...
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are there two serpintine belts on mu car Cadillac escalande esv 2004 how much to replace
Hi there. On your 2004 Cadillac Escalade, there are two unique belts. One is the serpentine belt, the other is a static AC belt. They are on opposite sides of the engine, and should be replaced at the same time....
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Hey Peter I also have another problem my engine light came on b/4 this cam sensor my former mech. said it needed to be smoke test
Determining the repair would depend on what trouble codes are stored in your vehicle's OBD2 system. I would recommend having a certified professional that you trust perform a check engine light inspection to determine the exact cause of your car...
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my 2005 cadillac escalade wont shift out of first gear what can be the problem
Hi there. Thanks for your email to YourMechanic.com's Ask a Mechanic. In most cases, when a transmission will not shift out of first gear, it is due to one of two things. First, and most common; is due to dirty...
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My seatbelt chime won't go off when my seatbelt isn't on
Hi there. This is one of those problems that is either easily solved or impossible to locate. In most cases, the warning chime function is linked in conjunction with the warning light itself. So, when the seat belt lamp illuminates,...
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2005 GMC with Denali transmission grinding in all gears including neutral. It will not accelerate and also doesn't have park.
Hi there. Your transmission is slipping all of the gears inside and may be due to a broken stator clutch and a broken torque converter. A torque converter that has failed will cause a grinding noise if the stator breaks...
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Reduced engine power light
Hi There, The reduced engine power light may come on for many different reasons when the transmission or the engine encounters a serious problem. The reduced engine power mode is a safety feature to ensure that additional damage is not...

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