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hazard lights donot work
when it starts it idles up and down and u can fell it when i try to drive it jerks and and it wont get up past 20 u can smell gas when i go in reverse it will just die
The rear brake lights overheat resulting in the plastic lamp bulb connectors melting and finally the lamp itself breaks a filament. The service lamp filament which is the in the same bulb continues to operate. I tried fitting LED bulbs to try and reduce the current drain, but both burnt out as soon as the brakes were applied.
GM 8-Lug vehicles are known to have a front bushing problem in the lower control arm. To prevent this problem from causing more problems further down the road, the problem should be fixed now. The front bushings work themselves out of the lower control arms. The solution is to press out the front bushing and press it back in from the other direction. Instead of the bushing being pressed in from the front of the truck toward the back, the bushi...
My Cavalier has a bad miss that shakes the car as soon as you goes 45 or 55 mph. It runs good at all other speeds.
Make crap load of noise, almost sounds like a rod going to blow. It's gets louder as it gets worse.Common and pricey..all new unit is needed.. but it will fix the oil around it too seeping.
hard starting after several hours and upon start up, engines missfires and runs rich
Possible fuel pump regulator failure under the upper intake leaking fuel directly into the intake system.
You must replace the regulator assembly and possibly the spider( injector cluster) to resolve the problem. Allowing the engine to run like this for an extended period could result in cylinder wall wash down resulting in internal engine damage.
Whining noise 40 mph - 60 mph - louder under load - quiet when coasting. Ring and Pinion going bad
The engine may be hard to start run poorly and/or use to much fuel due to a fuel leak inside the intake manifold plenum. Commonly this is caused by a leaking fuel pressure regulator or fuel line. The fuel system will need to be pressurized with the upper intake manifold removed in order to determine the exact cause of the leak. Removing the "tuning valve" from the upper intake will allow for limited visual inspection without removing the upper intake manifold.
Vehicles using the enhanced vortec V6 engine may be hard to start run poorly and/or use to much fuel due to a fuel leak inside the intake manifold plenum. Commonly this is caused by a leaking fuel pressure regulator or fuel line. The fuel system will need to be pressurized with the upper intake manifold removed in order to determine the exact cause of the leak. Removing the "tuning valve" from the upper intake can allow for limited visual inspection without removing the upper intake manifold.
Engine would start then immediately die, after a few attempts the engine would then start and run normally. It was found that when the car died the radio would not be on. Detent had been lost between run and key-on positions of key switch, so the force of the start return spring caused the switch to go to the almost off position, where the engine red light, ecm, etc would come on but not the fuel pump, and radio would be both off.
Last winter I was driving my husband's Cavalier during a rush hour winter snow storm when all the lights went out and the car went dead. I barely made it over to the side of the road without getting hit. It turned out to be a bad alternator. We had just replaced the starter and battery and then this happened with no warning. Very scary. I was told that when we had the starter and battery replaced, the alternator SHOULD have been checked, ...
I have water in fuel, it was not used for a few months, and when I filled it the water in fuel light came on.
I would like to change the fuel filter. Where is it, can I get at it from below, etc Thanks, Jon
The resistor block (located somewhere on the left side behind the interior walls) has failed. Have a replacement from an junkyard vehicle but have not yet put it in.