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In Forum: Saturn

without any other information, it sounds like your vehicle is misfiring under a load. could be spark plugs, spark plug wires or ignition coils, depending on the vehicle. If you were able to drive your car with a scanner hooked up you should be able to watch the misfire counter and see what cylinder or cylinders that are misfiring. If your car is older and doesn't have a misfire counter, maybe

In Forum: Saturn

It was the thermostat

In Forum: Chevy Cars

do you have a scanner that can read the code? Are there any other codes along with P0010?

In Forum: Buick

without specialized tools it may be difficult to run this problem down. Verifying coolant circulation vs. blend door operation to find out why you don't get heat out the vent could be a problem. As far as your thermostat, how is the engine temperature> Does the engine get up to normal engine temp? Should be right around 210 degrees warmed up. If the engine temperature is normal then it is

In Forum: Chevy Trailblazer

you should drive your truck with a scanner on it while it is acting up. Look at the trans section. It could be the transmission is locking and unlocking the torque converter or it could be shifting in and out of overdrive.

In Forum: Ford Trucks

Need a better description of what your problem is. What do you mean when you say it's eating up starters? does the starter gear get worn as in metal shavings all over the place? 10 cranks, is that ten times starting the engine or is that ten revolutions of the engine? does your truck have the plate between the engine and transmission in?

In Forum: Buick

not sure because of the year of the vehicle but most cars have a computer that runs the hvac. the computer can be scanned for codes and can have the data stream for the door actuators to see if they are moving correctly. You can watch the controls say to move and see what the door move to or if they are not moving. you can watch both blend doors and see if they both have the same range of movem

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