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Start up fine when u put it in gear if drives but won't change out of first gear

when putting in gear stalls, when putting on brakes stalls , without turning on lights parking light are on ., Help! Done put $2000.oo in and no results.

engine light on after warm up or long idle goes out but at almost every stop and take off wants to stumble .took to shop and scanned ...said 2nd gear and TCC solenoids are bad ..transmission fluid is good color and runs good other than when first taking off . Does that sound like problem?

93 buick century my reverse dose not working all others are working only the reverse is not working

If u slooowly press gas pdl it will clean up and make ok power but takes soo long its dangerouse. Revs up fine in N.??? Is throwing , exahst code and ignition spark coil code.

My mechanic hard wired my cooling fan because I run a mail route. But it has quit and been replaced 3 times in 6 months. He says it should last longer than that, but doesn't know why it won't. Is there another way to pull heat out of the engine compartment?

My Buick is smoking white smoke from hood and I,m afraid if I drive to machanic shop it will start a fire what can be causeing smoke it just started a few days ago

I have a good alternator and battery, but air bag light comes on when on a bumpy road, also speedometer stops and starts working for no apparent reason. Horn only works sometimes, so I had another one wired separately. The most recent problem was when the car quit altogether, and the voltmeter on the dash showed the battery was dead. But wiggled the alternator wire and battery cables and it fired right up. Can I change the alternator wire to stop all of this, or is it the whole wiring harness?

My 93 Buick century . Will go in reverse .. first and park will not shift out of 1st....fluid is used but don't look to bad no metal shavings or nothing... what's my problem car acts like the c....converter is clogged too runs and idols like crap... I've been all over the motor fixing vacuum lines little..... better but still chugs hard at idol and sometimes dies..... don't have much history on the car...I just bought it.... and if any one has a trans locally for less that 200 hit me back.

I replaced catalytic converter,02 sensor, throttle positioning sensor, pcv valve. Cars running like a top except when I put it in gear I have to feather the gas to get it going feels like its choking itself out when I hit gas I tried unplugging tcc all that did was make my check engine light come on I need help ASAP I've been looking for an egr valve advance auto parts said my car doesn't have one its a 3.3 v6 any help is greatly appreciated thank you

Heater only blows air out the ac vents, when I put lever in the defrost slot, I hear the ac pump kicking in. is there some kind of actuator switch not working?

I just bought this car, and I replaced both head gaskets and did a valve job as well, it ran before I did this but since it had a blown head gasket I did not let it warm up enough to know if the idle problem was there prior to tearing into it. when I first start the car, it runs as it should,(rpm's high until gets warmed some) then after it warms up some the idle returns to normal but it wants to die and sounds really rough.
Any help would be appreciated.

window travels a few inches at a time then stops,wait a few seconds or more it travels a few more inches up or down