Car Repair Questions And Answers Lists
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GMC Jimmy ABS Light And No Brakes
Live Chat: The abs warning light has been intermittently coming on in our GMC Jimmy 2000. Today the brakes completely quit working during a stop. The regular brake warning light never has/did come on.
Airflow Won't Change On Chevy Lumina
The heat in my 95 Lumina works but when I turn the nob to switch from defrost to the vents it doesn't switch it only blows out the defrost and on the floor.
Ford Focus Stalling Out
i have some problems with my car, some time stalling, hesitating, cutting out and some few cases it would shut off, so i've checked most of the sensors till i come to the coolant temp sensor.
2000 Regal Stalls And Start Back Up
Ive been having a problem with my 2000 Buick regal supercahrged. It has been dying while i am driving and when it happens it usually starts right back up.
Truck Hesitates And Hard To Start
Purchased the truck a month ago and it didn't get driven much before it was sold. Truck hesitates when coasting downhill but doesn't seem to do it on level ground.
Low Oil Pressure At Idle
My Olds 98 Regency has low oil pressure after replacing the intake manifold. Is there a sensor that can cause this problem? Intake manifold, upper-lower gaskets,fluids, oil pressure switch, thermostat all replaced.
Cadillac CTS Slams Into Gear
My 2004 trans is slamming into gears. We had the dealer program the computer. Could this be a shift solenoid problem?
2007 Saturn Ion Code P1174 Lean
My local dealer said my car needs new fuel injectors and a computer re-program. Can i do the repair my self for a cheaper cost?
Grand Prix CEL Flashing
Hi. I have a 1997 Pontiac Grand Prix that i bought last week. It ran great no CEL ON. Hot a coolant flush, oil change and my husband did a tune up cause it was showing signs of needing one.
2005 GMC Sierra A/C Blows Warm
When coming up to a stop, the air conditioning will start to blow warm, then when I accelerate the vents will blow cold again. Whats' wrong with my truck?
Whine Noise in My 2008 Impala
Question = Well.. Say I want to pass someone. I get into it, RPMs go up. And I hold it there for a minute. After i park it and let the car idle, I hear a, like a whine.
Chevy S-10 4WD Not Working
I repaired the transfer case module, but still have this problem with my truck. The four wheel drive won't engage. Using a wiring diagram schematic to diagnose it.
Intake manifold Gaskets Question
How many holes are there in the manifold of a 3800 V6? Two of mine are plugged with junk from the Dexcool antifreeze. Do I scrape it our or is this a problem.
Chevy Camaro Starter Just Clicks
I have changed the starter motor several times and installed a new battery but car just clicks when trying to start it. Could it be the security key?
Cadillac Deville Grinding Noise
My 1998 Cadillac Deville has a noise in the front when accelerating. The traction warning light is on. A mechanic said I need an ABS sensor.
Pontiac G6 Engine Light
New cam shaft sensors. Went to have it scanned and the mechanic said scanner won't read the codes. Could it just be a blown fuse or some other problem on my Pontiac.
Saturn Aura Brake Light Always On
The brakes lights on my 2007 Saturn Aura are on all the time. Whenever the car is running or the key is on when not pressing the pedal.
Chevrolet Trailblazer Dies at Idle
When i turn on my a/c and let it idle the rpm dips very low and almost shuts off until i rev it up again but if i let it sit there it shuts off.
Saturn SL2 SES Light
i have a 2000 Saturn SL2. It has 171xxx miles on it has been running well. But all of a sudden the other day it would not accelerate past 15mph.
My 2009 Pontiac Has a Clunk
Clunk noise in my 2007 Chevrolet HHR or Pontiac G6.
I have a clunk noise in the front end of my HHR. It happens when i am turning the wheel, and also when going over bumps in the road. Most of the time it is when going over a set of rail road tracks.
Saturn Vue Check Engine Light
Does my truck have the timing chain problem like i have read about the Chevy Traverse, Equinox, GMC Acadia and Buick Enclave.
Ford F-250 Transmission
My truck tranny will lurch forward and clunk when giving it gas from a stop. Mechanic said maybe a broken spring under the pan and filter i can replace.
Ecotec Engine Damage
My Cobalt with the 2.2L Ecotec has a bad motor after an oil change. Is there a service bulletin for problem with the oil filter O ring tearing or rolling and causing damage
Check engine codes for transmission
I had it scanned and the codes come up p2761, and p0748. Also it does not start sometimes. Can you please help with these problems, i absolutely love this car.
Transmission Makes Whine Noise 1999 Grand Am
First, be sure to check the fluid level. Low fluid will cause this whine noise and shifting problems. To check fluid level on this transmission, you must go under the car, remove.
Passkey Cylinder Problem
My 1999 Regal will not start. When I turn the key to start the car nothing happens. Is this problem the Passkey cylinder or the ignition key switch?
GMC Envoy Low Oil Pressure
The low pressure, check gauges and stop engine warning lights come on the dash of my truck. Where is the sensor located to replace it.
Malibu 2001 theft security
Car Relearn procedure. Replaced the ignition cylinder because the key would not turn, and now it wont start..
Steering Problem on My 2009 Chevy
I have a clunking noise in the front end and the steering. It happens when i am turning slowly like in a parking lot. Going forward gear or backwards does not change the sound.
My car has a clunking in the front end when going over bumps or turning to the left and right. A mechanic did not find anything loose.
GMC Envoy Idle and Stalls
Replaced the cam actuator solenoid. The truck still idles high then low and sometimes it stalls and dies out when coming up to a stop or turning at idle.
1995 Chevy Lumina Starts And Dies
Unable to check codes.
I replaced fuel filter, fuel pump and strainer.
On a cold start the engine runs for about a minute then shuts off no sputter. Immediately try to start and it sputters and won't start.
2005 Suburban Transmission Shifting
My transmission is not shifting from 1st to second or third gear. Reverse is working fine. The check engine light is also on. What is wrong with my truck?
2004 Ford Taurus Wont Start
I basically know the answer just need a confirmation. My neighbor helped me change my starter recently as I am disabled.
Hyundai Elantra Overheating
While my wife was driving, she heard a loud bang under the hood then water through the top of the hood. I looked at it hours later. The overflow reservoir was completely full. I checked all the hoses and couldn't find where the water was coming from.
Chevy Tahoe Rear Gate Ajar
When i drive and go over a bump all the doors start to lock and unlock non stop. Sometimes it starts when I go over a bump in the road and sometimes it just starts when I am driving. It also says the lift gate is open.
Coolant Fans and Compressor
The A/C compressor and the radiator fans will not come on. Checked for burned wires and connections. All seems good but still won't work. What can this problem be.
GMC Clicking In Dash
I Changed actuator motor for the a/c and heater door.
Question = I hear a whirring and then a click click sound in my dash. The temperature control would change from cold to hot.
Humming Noise In Front End
My 2001 Chevy has an ABS light and noise in the front end. We have replaced both wheel hub bearing but the light is still on. What is wrong with my car?
Headlight Socket Burned
The headlight on my Trailblazer burned the bulb and socket so i replaced it. No fuses blew. Will this repair last.
Ford Escort Hard to Start
Stalls out unless i give it gas to clear it out. SES light is flashing. Seems like a fuel injector or idle control valve problem.
Fuel Gauge Goes to Empty
The gas gauge in my 2006 Chevrolet Malibu goes to empty at times. My wife ran out of gas once. Is there a fuse or relay for this problem.
Battery Going Dead
Replaced the alternator but still does not charge. Tested wires to the PCM. How can i be sure the computer is bad on my car.
Where is the Freon fill Port
The A/C is blowing warm and i just want to know the exact location so i can add freon my self to the A/C system.
2003 Cadillac Won't Start
Try to scan computer for codes but will not connect. Tried the theft relearn but did not help. New battery. Can I go to the Chevy Dealer?
Check Engine SES After Oil Change
Got an oil change today with 5W 30 at the local Jiffy lube and a new intake air filter (not the main filter on the engine the one against firewall).
My Car Has A Check Engine Light
Service vehicle soon, check engine code P0442.
The intake manifold gasket was replaced about 2.5 months ago.
Question = About 2 weeks ago the service vehicle soon light came on, but it would clear when car was restarted.
2010 Suburban Alternator and Battery
The voltage gauge in the dash of my truck goes up and down when driving. There is also a burning smell under the hood. GM dealer said that is normal function of charging system.
Pontiac Torrent Heater Blows Cold
When turn the HVAC controls to defrost, floor and vent if fine. Temperature will not change to hot air, only cold. I removed the door motor and the little shaft is ...
Odometer and Gear Shift Question
Car odometer and gear shift selector lights going out it is a digital read out and some times it just goes blank. I can not see anything else wrong all gauges and dash lites continue to work it is just the mileage
1997 Oldsmobile Intrique Overheated
New motor overheated. Now they are telling us the motor is shot and we will need another one. Before the car died it had been driven about 15 miles on the highway and when she got off the highway it was not showing the temperature was hot
Oldsmobile Delta 88 Airbag Question
Is there a separate sensor for the passenger side airbag on my 1998 Oldsmobile 88? In other words, if nobody is in the passenger seat does the dashboard airbag deploy anyway in an accident? Thanks.
Truck is a Chevrolet Trailblazer. SES code p0016 and i am not too familiar with the adjustable cam timing on this 4.2l engine. Would appreciate some help. A common cause for code p0014 or p0106 on Trailblazers and GMC Envoy is the Exhaust Cam Actuator Control Solenoid.
Car Getting Bad Gas Mileage
Checked the FPR and changed an O2 sensor on my Pontiac. Spark plugs and wires good along with ignition coils, but still getting 8 miles to the gallon and plugs are black.
Replaced the fuel pump and sender assembly on my truck, now fuel is spraying out under the hood. What could i have done to make this problem.
Astro Van Won't Start
After replacing the water pump, timing chain and gears, i get code P0336 and the van will not start.
I repaired the rear brakes pads and rotors on my 1998 Chevy Blazer and now they drag and get real hot. Caliper pistons and slides are lubed a move freely.
Starter and Brake Pressure Problem
No pressure from brake master cylinder. Starter will turn the engine over. Back glass and rear wiper do not work. Chevy Malibu and GMC Jimmy.
Nissan Won't Start
After replacing the engine in my 1998 Nissan the engine just cranks but will not fire. There is gas in the carburetor but it not going into the intake manifold.
Buick Lesabre PCM Bad
A mechanic replaced the PCM on my Buick, it started and ran fine, but now won't start again. Why does the computer keep going bad?
2003 Buick Rendezvous Won't Start
My truck won't crank sometimes when I turn the key. The security light is on. Also the interior lights will go on and off when idriving.
2006 Chevy Cobalt DTC Code P0641
Question = The check engine light is on in my 2005 Chevrolet Cobalt 4 cylinder. Is this something to worry about. The car runs just fine and starts good.
Car Dies At Idle With Air Conditioning On
I replaced battery, resonator, fuel pump, and fuel filter.
Question: I replaced the battery, resonator, fuel pump, and fuel filter on my 2005 Chevrolet Malibu Classic.
Buick Anti-Lock After Pads Replaced
Please. Today my Buick Century had a break rotor and break pads change, a complete new set. A few hours later I noticed that the anti-lock light stayed on while I was driving. What is the problem?
Oldsmobile 88 Dies Won't Start
Yes, i have a 1998 Oldsmobile Delta 88 3800. Car was driving fine. All of a sudden stopped. Tried to crank it but, won't start. Its turning over very good but will not start. Changed fuel pump. Can you confirm you have fuel pressure?