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In Forum: Toyota Car And Trucks

I owne a Matrix 04 i got problem with the starter when the car is cold everything is normal crank and start but when we run for a little try to start and nothing no sound no crank

In Forum: Ford Trucks

My truck is not getting up to speed properly and has white smoke coming out of tail pipe and valve covers if open oil dipstick or oil cap. The catalytic converter has been already been replace last week. Any ideas of my problem.

In Forum: Chevy Cars

I had the same problem, but the mechanic did find the problem. Apparently it was a defective fuel pressure valve that is prone to leakage. He replaced it, but after a day, it happened again. I brought it back and he replaced it free of charge and said that is a known problem with the OEM part. The replacement did its job for about a year and then that one went as well. Try replacing it with o

In Forum: Oldsmobile

P0113 is for the manifold air temperature sensor, check to see that someone hasn't left it unplugged after taking the intake tube off. p0443 is for Evap emission system purge valve/solenoid. The purge valve is a pulse modulated valve controlled by the computer. It turns on and off allowing vacuum to suck in air or gas vapors from the charcoal canister up into the intake. With the correct scan

In Forum: Chevy Silverado

First thing I would do is hook up a scanner and see what your engine coolant sensor is doing. If there is a short to ground, it would read over 300 degrees F. That would throw off your fuel mixture because the computer reacts to the temperature. Unplug the coolant temp sensor and see if the temp goes to -40F. that's what the open circuit should read. Plug it back in and see what the reading i

In Forum: Toyota Car And Trucks

I think that number is actually two numbers. 12 and 41. 12 is for abs/trac solenoid relay short circuit 41 is for excessively low/high battery voltage check the abs/trac solenoid relay in the relay box under the hood.

In Forum: Buick

if you just had the timing chain and guides done you should take it back to the shop that did them and ask if they can check out the noise. You know, just in case it might be related.


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