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Car shaking, grating noise in reverse
Hello. If there is no grease on the axle, this may cause the car to shake and make grating sounds while driving. This happens because the grease that is in the axle lubricates the other moving parts in the axle....
Car cannot be started
Hello. It sounds like your car’s battery is starting to go bad or is bad already. It doesn’t sound like a serious problem with the engine exists. In addition to the possibility that you have a bad battery, it is...
Dashboard lights come on suddenly
Hello. There are several reasons that might explain why these three warning lights are illuminated in your dashboard intermittently. It is very likely that a diagnostic trouble code has been stored in the Powertrain Control Module (PCM). It is also...
Car won't start occasionally
Hello. It sounds like there may be an intermittent problem with the starter. A solenoid is located on the starter and it is possible that there is a bad spot on the solenoid that is preventing the car from starting...
Key locked in ignition
Hi. Your vehicle is equipped with a key interlock system that keeps the key from coming out unless the vehicle is put fully into park. You need to see if the key will come out if the shifter is pushed...
The car had to be jump-started, the engine unresponsive now
Hello. It sounds like the starter may have failed completely and as a result is not responding to the battery voltage sent to it during the starting process. It is also possible that an ignition system fuse has blown which...
Maintenance related issues
Hi. Scheduled maintenance is crucial to keep your vehicle running like new. The clicking noise can be the heater resistor that is located behind the dashboard. I would recommend having the vehicle examined by a qualified technician, such as one...
ABS, VSC, steering wheel lights on
Hello. I see that there are several issues that you are having here. There are also several things that may need to be repaired to solve the problem. All of the things that you have listed here may indicate that...
Hood not closing or locking
This can happen with the Vibes; the hood latch will rust under the plastic cover, and seize up. Often, removing the cover and lubricating the latch mechanism will solve this issue. If not, the hood latch assembly will need to...
Wheel sideways
The suspension and/or unibody frame of your vehicle has been damaged from the impact causing the wheel to sit sideways. It sounds as though your vehicle is unsafe to drive. I suggest you have a professional inspect your vehicle to...
Car is suffering a voltage failure
The battery cables and connections to the engine need to be inspected. Corrosion can occur in all of these connections. Also, the alternator needs to be tested to ensure it is charging the battery. A power drain could also cause...
What type of gas should I use for my 2009 Pontiac Vibe?
After doing my research on your vehicle, I see that most people use regular gas(87) in their Pontiac Vibes. You should be getting around 22-27mpg. The better the gas you use the cleaner the gas will burn. I did read...
Wonky cruise control and rough idle on low gear D
Hello. P0770 is the code for a lock up torque converter shift solenoid malfunction. The lock up torque converter shift solenoid controls the fluid pressure of the torque converter, and the rate and timing at which it locks up. This...
Can I take a 600 mile trip with a blown head gasket?
Hello there. Head gasket failures can cause much larger issues with your 2004 Pontiac Vibe. It is not recommended to drive a vehicle with a faulty head gasket as it can cause the engine to fail if overheated severely. In...

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