List Of Car Repair Questions And Answers
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.
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
2000 Silverado 5.3
I had it to a shop for engine code p0135 and misfires on #3 and 7. They replaced
the oxygen sensor and plugs.
2003 Pontiac Grand Prix Autozone scan code P0753
1-2 shift solenoid problem. We have asked others who say that it probably isn't the problem
because they have never heard of one of those going out and it's probably a wiring issue.
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.
Malibu 2001 theft security
Car Relearn procedure. Replaced the ignition cylinder because the
key would not turn, and now it wont start..
Is there a separate sensor for the passenger side airbag on my 1998 olds 88? In other words, if nobody
is in the passenger seat does the dashboard airbag deploy
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.
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 ...
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. When i am driving
and going around a corner or just pulling into my driveway i hear the noise.
My 2009 Pontiac Has a Clunk
Problem with my 2009 Pontiac G6. A noise in the front end going over bumps and
also when turning. Is there a service bulletins. How to check for this...
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, it does the same thing when i turn on the heat, other than
that the engine is fine, but only when the a/c and heat get turned on it starts to die
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
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). Suddenly like 1 km away, the check engine light came
on. Won't turn off. I reset the oil sensor according to owners manual.
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
Saturn SL2 SES Light
My Saturn will not accelerate when i give the car gas. The check engine light has
been on for a long time. What can cause this problem.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Astro Van Won't Start
After replacing the water pump, timing chain and gears, i get code P0336
and the van will not start.
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.
Intake Manifold Gaskets Replaced
After the check engine light was fixed on my 2004 Chevy Impala, there whining noise that
stops when I remove the oil cap. Mechanic says it needs valve work done.
2003 Cadillac Won't Start
Try to scan computer for codes but will not connect. Tried the theft relearn but did not help.
Has new battery. Can I go to the Chevy Dealer?
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.
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.
I replaced the alternator and battery on my Chevy Monte Carlo but it still won't charge.
Where does the wire to turn on the voltage regulator get its power from.
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.
GMC Clicking In Dash
When I adjust the heater and A/C temperature controls on my GMC truck there is a noise. I changed
the temperature door actuator motor and reset the system but still have the issue.
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?
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 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.
2005 Chevrolet Starter Wont Engage
Replaced starter and battery. Car will not start when outside temp is cold. After it warms up it will
start and run great. Key turns, lights work and all but car will not turn over. Why does 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.
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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 i am driving.
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?
2006 Chevy Cobalt DTC Code P0641
I have a code for the 5 volt reference circuit low for the MAP and Mass Airflow sensor on my
Chevrolet Cobalt. How do I diagnose which one is bad and needs to be replaced?
1995 Chevy Lumina Starts And Dies
After starting my car it stalls out in a few minutes. Restart it and it chokes out and dies again. I have
replaced the fuel pump. Check engine light is on but cannot get the codes.
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?
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 have replaced the starter, but my car still does not start. I have read on forums
that the battery cables are bad. A mechanic cut one and the car was OK. That one
had a fusible link on it.
Hyundai Elantra Overheating
While driving there was a banging noise in my 2000 Hyundai, and now the
radiator is leaking and the engine is overheating. What is wrong with my car?
Chevy Tahoe Rear Gate Ajar
My Tahoe has the rear lift gate open light on and the power door locks lock and unlock
when driving or hitting bumps in the road. What is wrong with my truck?
2002 Chevy Malibu P0446
I have a check engine light and code P0446. Id the most common cause a
bad Evap vent valve or the purge solenoid.
The engine light is flashing on my 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix. We replaced the spark plugs
but still did not pass the emissions test. Fuel pressure checks out good.
Reduced Engine Power
My 2003 truck says reduced power and the check engine light is on.
The gas pedal does not work either.
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?
How To Replace Sway Bar
Need help replacing the front sway bar on my Chevy HHR. Do the stabilizer links need to
be changed also? I have already had the struts done.
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.
I have and engine light code Uf300 in the PCM. The emissions test won't run
the oxygen sensor or catalytic converter tests.
1997 Grand Am Stalls Out
My Pontiac Grand Am has a check engine light with multiple misfires. It stalls a low speeds but runs
good on the interstate. We replaced the ignition coil, fuel injectors and spark plugs but did not help.
2001 Silverado Belt Noise
After replacing the belt on my truck, it is making a noise again. My truck has fuel
pump but still wont fire.
2004 Trailblazer Shakes And Stalls
What's wrong with my Chevy truck? When I slow down with the air conditioning on,
it shakes and stalls out. Also when coming off the highway and slowing down.
2002 Chevy Impala Overheating Again
I have replaced the intake manifold gaskets, water pump, radiator, thermostat and coolant
but my car still overheats. There are no leaks on the engine. What is wrong with my car?
2006 Pontiac grand Prix Misfire
My 2006 Grand Prix chugging when accelerating. I have replaced all of the spark plugs
and plug wires. The check engine light is also flashing.
2004 GMC Envoy Rough Idle And Engine Light
My GMC envoy with the 4.2L engine is vibrating at idle. The check engine light is on and
there is misfire code P0300. We have changed the spark plugs, coils and fuel injectors.
I need some help I have 2006 chevy silverado with the 4.3 vortec. Going down the hwy the other day the truck died. I got the tuck home and it starts up
when it wants to. I went out to start no it won't start what should I look at.
Reply: @Roy, When the truck is not starting, see if it has spark and fuel pressure. My guess is no fuel pressure. If no, probably a bad fuel pump
Have a 2000 k3500 chevy silverado still wont start replaced fuel pump coil timing chain pcm cam and crank sensor battery have spark and fuel
pressure injecters work.
Reply: @al, If your Silverado has spark, proper fuel pressure and injector pulse, then it must have an internal engine problem. The only thing any
engine needs to run is fuel, spark and compression. Boy, that is a lot of wasted time and money trying to fix something that your have no idea how to
David gonZales said:
If my air conditioner locked up, how can I bypass it so I can still drive my car. It's a 2004 gtp
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?