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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....
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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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Q: 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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Noise when I turn the wheel and go over a bump.
Hi there. It sounds like there could be a fault with the strut mount, strut assembly, outer tie rod, ball joint, or control arm. Recheck for proper torquing of the control arm that you installed and inspect for any other...
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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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Q: 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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Q: 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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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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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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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 turn the key and don't hear a sound, no click , lights/radio comes on though. New alternator, new battery. 2005 Pontiac vibe.
You may have a theft system malfunction. You may also have a shift cable problem also. Try to put car in neutral to see if it cranks? Move shifter back and forth to see if it moves through the gears...
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Need the ECU replaced in my car
Anytime the CEL is allowed to be continuously on you will never be informed of any vehicle malfunctions if and as they arise and they will arise. That circumstance alone means any decision about re-programming is a moot issue (you...

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