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Accelerator is not responding
This may be a sign of a failing throttle position sensor. The throttle position sensor (TPS) is a sensor used to monitor the throttle position of the throttle plate inside the throttle body in relation to your foot position on...
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I have white/bluish smoke coming out of the exhaust occasionally. I have no power loss and it happens infrequently.
I suggest you study the smoke and try to recognize a pattern. It might mean that you have to spend a lot of time looking in the mirror, so try not to be unsafe. If you are having a problem...
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Car suddenly stops accelerating.
This may be related to a faulty throttle position sensor or potentially a dirty or failing mass air flow sensor. The mass air flow sensor is a unit in the intake system that monitors air intake as it is mixed...
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Jerking reaction when accelerating
This may be a sign of a dirty or failing mass air flow sensor. The mass air flow sensor is a unit in the intake system that monitors air intake as it is mixed with fuel prior to being injected...
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Yesterday I was driving around 50 mph and all of the sudden it accelerated on its own
This may be a sign of a failing throttle position sensor. The throttle position sensor (TPS) is a sensor used to monitor the throttle position of the throttle plate inside the throttle body in relation to your foot position on...
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Accelerator is not responding
This may be a sign of a failing throttle position sensor. The throttle position sensor (TPS) is a sensor used to monitor the throttle position of the throttle plate inside the throttle body in relation to your foot position on...
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Why are the fans staying on when the car is off to where I have to pull the fuse?
The fans are controlled by a relay as well as a temperature switch and possibly timer(s). The relay may be stuck in the closed position and that would be the first and easiest component to test. If a relay tests...
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What could be possibly causing this noise I hear when I turn my steering wheel?
The first thing to check is the condition and tightness of the power steering belt. They usually will make a screeching sound, but belts can produce any variety of noises. Next I think you do want to verify that the...
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Car turns on and runs fine when cold but when warms up it randomly turns off
This is a common sign of a faulty ignition coil. Ignition coils are coated with a varnish-like insulation that becomes brittle over time after being stretched then contracted repeatedly The insulation develops small fractures that open when heated and close...
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No heat when ideling or driving slow.
The lack of heat being generated by your system may indicate a clogged heater core. The [heater core]((https://www.yourmechanic.com/services/heater-is-not-working-inspection) is a small radiator like unit that circulates the hot coolant from the engine through the heater core which then uses this...
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Everytime I drive on the freeway 60+ mph it starts to wobble.
This a warranty issue and that means that, regardless of the cause, which I will help you with momentarily, the dealership is absolutely required to resolve this issue and resolve it pronto due to the existence of Federal and state...
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While driving I heard a clicking/knocking sound from the driver's side rear.
It could be as simple as having picked something up in the tread of the tire. It's surprising how much noise you can get from something like a bottle cap stuck in the tread. A good place to start is...
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gera oil quntity
Hello, here is information you requested and a little bit more Thank You Manual Transmission - 1.8L /1.9qt Manual Transmission Manual Transmission Fluid (GM Part No. 89021806, in Canada 89021807). Engine Engine code Year Which Use How much 1.4 F14D4...
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Was told mount broke off..and need to replace 3 to secure transmussion..also that bed housing could be damaged
What you are describing is possible. Vehicle components can only withstand so much force and beyond that they will break. As far as the bell housing of the transmission, if that housing is cracked, replacing that is a fairly significant...
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Motor smoking and water pump pulley spits out liquid.
This suggests that your water pump may be leaking around the shaft where the pump bolts to the pulley. This is a common place for many water pumps to leak. There is a seal inside this shaft that will often...
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Blower Fan Run Very Slow At All Speed Selections
The speed of the fan blowing is generally controlled by the resistor which you have already replaced. Occasionally, the blower motor itself can fail also causing this type of problem, however it sounds like you have replaced this also. The...
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Clicking sound when turning over.
A starter like any other mechanical and electrical part is subject to failing sometimes for no apparent reason. However, sometimes this is misdiagnosed as well and often times mistaken for something much more simple like a fuse, relay or starter...
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Where is starter located on my car
Your starter is located on the driver's side of the motor just down below the left bank of cylinders. There are a few bolts that hold it to the mounting plate that it is attached to. There are also two...
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alternator replaced 2 weeks ago and now transmission fluid bubbled and leaked all over the drive
Replacing the alternator does not implicate the transmission. These are completely unrelated vehicle systems. I suppose it is possible that a Mechanic could have added fluid, and to the wrong level, without your permission. Overfilling, as well as under filling,...
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My '04 Trailblazer vibrates very bad. I had the motor mounts replaced and it seemed to make it worse. Cn you please help me>
Hello, vibrations can be created from the engine not operating correctly or rotating components on the engine. This engine uses a timing chain assembly. If it is an engine concern, there would be a check engine light on. With vibrations...
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Misfire in cylinder #8
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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My truck is making a Knocking sound in engine
Hello, an engine noise needs to be look at as soon as possible. There are several things that can create this, internal wear of the engine, rotating components mounted to the engine and the automatic transmission components (torque convertor...
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Wrong oil for my vehicle
The oil you purchased is the wrong weight oil for your car and depending where you live may be too thick to use. You may have to take it back to store and ask for exchange to correct type weight...
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Car won't go forward when it's on Drive.
Hello, the concern you have I strongly advise not to drive. The issue needs to be addressed, the vehicle will become inoperable. The automatic transmission has 3 systems; electronic, hydraulic, and mechanical. What describe could be an internal mechanical...
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Emissions system
This is not coincidental as the purge valve and the gas cap, among other parts work together to keep your fuel evaporative emissions system in check. The EVAP system prevents fuel vapors from the fuel tank from escaping into the...