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My door/trunk light stays on most of the time. Sometimes it will go off on its own. What could be the cause?

cranks and cranks and finally turns over. Service engine light comes on and stays on.Idling rough-accelerates ok but afraid to sit at stop signs for fear it will kill and not restart.Has about 76000 miles-most in town. Any ideas?

I cannot see my milage day or night

abs brake light came on couple of months ago. mechanic says i need to replace the complete system. computer dianostic indicate following ---ccde C1298,PCMclass 2 serial data link malfunction----code C1214 solenoid vlv relay coil or conta ckt open. WILL REPLAEMENT OF BODY CONTROL MODULE CORRECT THIS LIGHT ETC. ABS PROBLEM.

my remote keyless entry key fob won't work. I replaced the battery and followed the owners manual directions for reset and nothing happens.

my remote dosen't work no matter which button I push. I changed the battery in it and followed the owners manual reset instructions and nothing happens

i need the code for the radio in my 2003 buick century

how do you replace the timing chain in a 1999 buick century with the 3100 motor? The diagnostic tester said the oxygen sensors were bad so i replaced them and the car still wont start up and its got spark and good fuel pressure.the car ran fine good than it just shut off while driving it cranks but wont run an i checked everything else so it must be the timing chain rite?

Both of the rear shoulder straps for the safety belt are locked in. How can you get these to release?

When a drive my car over 40 mph and I brake it starts to shake and it then dies out but it always starts back up. It never happens when I am going slower than 40 mph

My muffler broke in half and needs to welded back together. Can i get an estimate on it.

My car heater only works when driving. When on idle will not heat up. Can try to warm up car but heater wont work while idling.

my heater blower is inoperative at all speeds, no fan at all. The blower works though as the A/c works on the first 2 levels, just not on high speed. I replaced the blower resistor with no luck. Not sure if it might be the heater resistor switch, but cannot locate it. If you know where that switch is or have any good ideas, I would apprecite it. thanks.

hoping it just needs fluid - what kind of fluid does it need? can I drive car if pedal goes to floor for short distance to get to dealer?

wipers left on by my daughter got iced up overnight and when car restarted in morn evidently arms got twisted out of position, so wipers park in middle of glass

Is there a 100,00K mile check-up for a 199 Buick Century? If so, what exactly is taken care of? What's the cost likely to be?

I have been told I need a tune-up, transmission fluid flush, steering fluid flush. All at a cost of $900.00. The tune up being about half of that. It seems like alot to me. What should I be asking?

Cable from driver's hood release switch to hood release latch has come disconnected near radiator. How can I open hood to replair/reconnect cable so driver's switch will work normally again?

I have a slow leak and have an estimate to have the intake manifold gasket replaced. The cost to repair including antifreeze, labor (6 hrs)and parts is $550. Is this a fair price and is it a repair that needs to be done immediately. The light on the dash keeps saying "low coolant".

How much does it cost to replace a sensor light? A red light has come on my dash stating coolant is low, check coolant. The coolant was checked and it was okay, not low

my fans in my 2001 buick century didn't stop working and in couple of hours it draind my battery. what is that mean? pls help...i had to jump start it and i dont know if it will start tomorrow...

The brakes make an "airy", "whoosing" noise on the inside of the car when the pedal is depressed. The noise stops when the car is turned off. The pedal feels a little mushy, but not too bad. It does take longer than normal to stop the car.

i jus recently changed the battery out of my 2002 buick and wanted to see if i changed the battery will it clear any code or monitors on the car. i was told that i have to a drive cycle is that true???

my heater only works on the high setting, and makes an awful noise, and doesnt blow heat. any suggestions?

How do I reset my (change oil soon)light?

how do i reset the change oil light on dash

every time you start the car the driver window goes down and you wait for a click in the control panel and then the window can be raised up. Now the passenger window was rolled down and won't go up. HELP

Need a tune-up, what is the average cost for my car?

is this part under the covers requiring lot more labor? autozone gave me code, i bought simple part for $32 and now I cant find anyone affordable to install- they all want 100-160 in labor. autozone said it should only take 15 min.

diagnostic code p0401 egr flow insufficient making check engine light come on . what is the cause.