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In Forum: Buick

1998 Buick Century Limited: IIt's winter and I would like hot air to come out of both the driver side and passenger side middle-level vents. The problem is that cold air comes out of driver side and hot air comes out of passenger side. Here are some clues: - No amount of fiddling with the HVAC buttons in Auto or Manual mode seemed to fix the problem. Most of my tests were in manual mode becaus

In Forum: Chevy Silverado

also, check the distributor and cap for wear or damage. cracked magnet, bad module... have you called any shops in your area to see if they could scan it for you?

In Forum: Dodge And Chrysler

check your O2 sensors. check exhaust back pressure.. things that would affect one side of your engine. bank 1 vs bank 2

In Forum: Chevy Cars

I saw a couple of posts where the reverse tube in the trans came out (bracket came apart) and that's all it was. But with trans fluid looking and smelling bad it might be transmission time. the reason why they don't recommend the trans service on a tranny that has really bad fluid and the trans is acting up is because the old fluid will have a varnish that builds up and the valves and walls and

In Forum: Pontiac Montana

I hope the person that the person you have coming to look at it can figure out what's going on. Then let us know what you find out and what it takes to fix it. I don't know if you ever had it on a scanner to watch the data the computer is using when it's acting up but I don't know how you can figure out what happening without one. PCM is always a possibility.

In Forum: Chevy Suburban

you need to verify the smoke is white. White smoke is water. rings, valve guides, stuff like that where you are burning oil should be blue smoke. How does the engine run? When you first start it up in the morning after sitting all night long how does the engine run? Does it feel like it's missing but it clears up after running for a while? that could be a sign of coolant leaking into a cylin

In Forum: Chevy Trailblazer

you may have to have your cam sensor scoped to see if it has a consistent waveform. maybe fixing the broken bolt could fix the cam code... make sure you don't have a vacuum leak that can affect your idle and surging problem. Unmetered aid can cause symptoms like this. Check the fuel trims to see if they are running a little lean. I have a propane bottle that has a valve and hose on it that I

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