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The belt
Hello. Start by locating a diagram of the belt and make sure you know which pulley is the tensioner. Also take a serious note of how the belt was routed on the different pulleys, because it must be put back...
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Multiple cylinder misfire
Engine misfires can be caused by many different problems, but there are a few suspects that occur more than others. Generally, misfires are caused by either a spark or fuel issue or in cases, a combination of both. Spark related...
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Try to turn on doesn't make a noise but battery is charged
A "no crank" situation can be caused by different components. The electrical portion of the ignition switch can be shorted, not signaling the starter to crank the engine. Also, the starter relay can be faulty. It can receive the "start"...
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How much will it cost to fix transmission problem? 2010 Pontiac Vibe
Hello - first thing to check is transmission fluid level, and "condition" (red and clear, or dark and dirty). If transmission fluid is in good condition, it's likely your forward clutches are worn out - given your higher mileage. If...
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Is my blower motor broken?
If you switch the blower "on" and there is voltage at the terminal under the dash that supplies power to the motor (you would be probing the wiring harness with a voltmeter), then the blower motor is probably dead. Some...
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No heat?
You most likely have low coolant in the system and need to purge the air out of the cooling system. Have the cooling system checked and purged of air then test the heater again.
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Battery light coming on faintly after installing new alternator
Hi there. Have you had the battery tested? Use a digital battery tester that provides current voltage, cold cranking amps, and state of health. Any corrosion on the terminals? This could present an opportunity for electrical disturbances and create concerns....
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New battery, car still won't start. Single click sounds, like a dead battery
It sounds like you may have a faulty starter solenoid. If you hear a clicking sound when turning the key, it is likely that your starter solenoid may be faulty. The starter solenoid is located on the starter and has...
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Sliding roof panel closes all the way but the glass panel closes to within 4 inches .it seems like the roof panel is hindering the
It sounds like you have an interference issue although it is possible that a sensor controlling the stop position is malfunctioning and/or the motor and controller are not working properly, if the glass panel is power operated. The best way...
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Clutch slipping
Hi There, It sounds like you may have some burnt clutch plates that may be causing the clutch slipping. Your clutch is essentially a spinning disk attached to the transmission's input shaft (the shaft that feeds power into the transmission)....
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Why and I hearing whistling or hissing sound when accelerating in my 2005 Pontiac Vibe
Hello. This can be caused by a number of things. If the noise only occurs when accelerating then it may be a failure in the transmission. I would usually get the vehicle in the air and run it while listening...
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revving?
Hi there. In most cases when you smell burned rubber, and have driving performance issues, it's caused by either a vacuum line that has been damaged or a drive or serpentine belt that is wearing out and ready to break....
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03 pontiac vibe getting misfire codes random and all 4 cylinders previously before some repairs it was cylinder 1 and 4 or 1 and
Hi there. It is quite possible that the source of all of these issues are faulty or clogged fuel injectors. When this happens, it can cause misfiring and poor fuel economy. It might be a good idea to have one...
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Problem of acceleration 2005 Pontiac Vibe
Hi - you may have a problem with the throttle position sensor performed by a mobile, professional mechanic, such as one from YourMechanic, who will come to your location, diagnose this problem, give you an accurate assessment of damage and...
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Transmission
Hi There, What you are describing sounds like possibly a bad speed sensor or potentially a faulty transmission control module, which also controls the speed sensors. The transmission control module has various sensors such as vehicle speed sensors, wheel speed...
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Code P2102
Hi There, This code relates to the throttle control valve motor/actuator that controls the opening and closing of the throttle through a series of signals that the ECM controls and sends to the throttle control motor via a relay. When...
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My AWD Vibe was towed &rear differential is damaged.Can I prove it was caused by tow? Was quoted $1400 teardown to determine cause
Hi Corinne. Thanks for contacting us tonight. I'm sorry to hear that this has happened to you, but to be honest, it's not the first time this has occurred. Let me start by stating that unfortunately, trying to prove mechanical...
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Car jerks when shifting from 1st to 2nd
Hi Darren. Thanks for writing in today. Of the two codes you've listed, the one that likely is the source of your jerking issue is the P-0741 code. The Powertrain Control Module (PCM) will set the P0741 diagnostic trouble code...
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I have removed crankshaft position sensor, but cannot find where to disconnect it from the harness?
Hi Mike. Thanks for writing in tonight. It would be best for you to download a service and repair manual for your Pontiac, to trace the electrical harness connections and to review the correct procedures for installing the new crankshaft...

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