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A defective fuel pump check valve (which maintains fuel pressure in the system when the vehicle is not running) may lead to long cranking times or hard starting (sometimes with stalling). The fuel pump should be replaced. However, if these symptoms are accompanied by Check Engine Light illumination, there may be a problem with the engine coolant temperature (ECT) sensor.

A defective fuel pump check valve (which maintains fuel pressure in the system when the vehicle is not running) may lead to long cranking times or hard starting (sometimes with stalling). The fuel pump should be replaced. However, if these symptoms are accompanied by Check Engine Light illumination, there may be a problem with the engine coolant temperature (ECT) sensor.

Debris and corrosion in the AC housing may cause the AC evaporator core to develop a refrigerant leak.

The window glass lift plates tend to bend or break and cause the window glass to tilt and bind in the door. The lift plates can be replaced separately from the window regulator. In more severe cases, however, a new window regulator may also require replacement.

Worn sway bar bushings or sway bar end links may cause a rattling or clunking noise from the front suspension during low-speed driving. Though not always the root cause, front struts are often replaced for this condition.

Fatigued or broken wires to the output speed sensor can cause problems with the cruise control, erratic shifting, and speedometer operation. This may also cause Check Engine Light illumination.

The fuel level sensors can wear out and cause erratic or inaccurate fuel gauge readings.

Software updates are available to address transmission issues. However, due to the age of these vehicles, mechanical failures are more likely to be causing transmission problems. If a mechanical failure is repaired or the transmission is replaced, it is important to make sure any software updates have been taken care of. Failure to do so could result in continuing transmission issues.

On vehicles equipped with side airbags, placing articles under the seat can damage wiring. Loose, damaged, or dirty connectors under the seat are frequent causes for intermittent airbag lamp illumination.

On vehicles equipped with side airbags, placing articles under the seat can damage wiring. Loose, damaged, or dirty connectors under the seat are frequent causes for intermittent airbag lamp illumination.

A ticking sound (lasting only two to three seconds) may be heard when starting a cold engine. Worn swivel pads on the exhaust rocker arms are commonly the cause. Worn swivel pads will require replacement.

A damaged cam position sensor (or its wires and connector) can cause intermittent stalling, stumbles, or hard starting.

On higher-mileage vehicles, engine oil leaks from the valve covers and front crankshaft seal are common.

A defective fuel pump check valve (which maintains fuel pressure in the system when the vehicle is not running) may lead to long cranking times or hard starting (sometimes with stalling). The fuel pump should be replaced.

Faulty pressure transducers (sensors) or the evaporator temperature sensor may cause the AC to stop functioning. The body control module (BCM) may lock up and create similar symptoms. Disconnect the battery for five seconds before resetting the BCM.