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fuel milage has dropped about 4 miles per gallon
my 02 lesaber used to 27 mpg routinely.
now it averages 23 mpg.
it runs good.could problem be w/ o2 and mass flow sensors?
my daughters car has been have with starting the battery been replaced,the starter and the fuel pump it stalled the other day would restart but run vrary rough or itermittintly then fuel pump quite working so did power windos and seats same as before when she baught the car the securaty chips were missing from keye but car ran great for about a year problems seam to start after battery was replaced. last time in shop had eng codes p1122 po122 po143 not sure on last one shop clared but not sure if they address the problem daughter runnig out of money need answers from some who knows what ther doing thank you. iI now have the car runnig and no codes have come back but it will start good and run good some times and some times the fuel pump wont come on and the driver side seats wont work and the power windows wont work or the light under hood dont come on if i leave the key in the run position and let the fuel pump relay keep cyceling it eventaly starts the pump and every thing comes back and run fine and works fine some times it will run good for a week or two then the problem starts agin.
my daughter car been having problems starting car been to repair shop repaced fuel pump,starter,battery ran good two weeks then quite agin fule pump was working at first but car would run intermitantly power windows quite working so did power seat driver side only fuse good securty chip was removed from keys prior to purches of car over a year ago repiar shop know this and the car ran good for almost a year with no problems .after batter was replaced is when problems seem to have started. eng. \could the ecm be bad in this car or is it some thing eles dose the seat and windows and pump wire cross at at any time or touch in harnes some were they have power going to them but not enoughto make them work.
when i come to a stop the oil pressure light comes on the the oil level is proper on the oil stick. After oil change it was great for about 20 min.then check engine light came back on and pressure light goes off & on.
leaking water from radiator. Having to replace water in overfill bottle.
I recently had my wheel bearing assemblies and my driver side outer tie rod end replaced and also had my wheels balanced. I drove from IL to TN with the car loaded down with boxes and my dog and cat and within the last 100 miles of my trip the front end started shaking really badly. It is still shaking really badly and it is worse at speeds of 50 or above. Could it be the tires came out of balance, I damaged a rim or maybe the other tie rod end is going out? Please advise. Thanks.
Making a noise which seems to be under my feet while driving. Drive train? Engine runs good.
dash lights not working turn siganl and high beam lights are on with the dimmer switch could a bad light switch cause this?
When I am driving, seems to be only low speeds and turn wheel to the left, I get a low loise. Not really a whining. Hard to explain.
I checked the fluid and it did need some so I topped it off but noise is sill there. Ideas?
my 1998 lesabre just started stalling and check engine light comes off and on after some stalls. before stalls, i also notice the battery charge level fading down. . does this have anything to do with the volt regulator
The oil pressure light works ok. In the past the oil pressure reading in the DIC was approximately 50-70. Now it is 90-120 and still says normal. The car seems to run ok. What is the proper pressure reading supposed to be?
3.8 V6 Buick Le Sabre fuel filter location??
all at once
need to know the correct torque for valve covers
I drive often and never hear anything but normal noises that echo off the road, but when I make one right turn (always the same place) I get the grinding noise. Now, the tie rods and ball joints have always been greased and I checked them out, they are in good condition. It comes from the passenger side wheel, the noise that is. It goes away, even while driving. I do not feel anything in the steering wheel. It only happened once making a left turn. I was going into a dip on that one, where as the right turn it is upward.
Now a clunking noise has developed when turned all the way to the right. I can hear it go all across the bottom of my car. I checked the tie rods and ball joints, both are good.
Could it be a strut?
my catylac converter got cut off and now it runs rough.. i also now have too jumpstart my car since the catylac converter got cut off..
AC and Heater Blower not working on high I have charged and switch only works on other 3 setting what is the problem ? and thanks
Is it really a need to put the brake praportioner on for the rear brakes?
My son useour Buick this morning and brought it home and when we went out to use it, the car won't turn over. It doesn't do anything. The dash lights come on and the gauges move and the fuel pump runs, but the starter won't turn over. I jumped the solinoid and the the hot wire and the car starts and runs. When you turn it off and try again with the key there is nothing unless you jump the solinoid and then it starts. I put a tester to the wire on the solinoid and had someon turn the key to start and I have no power. Can someone help me?
see above what else can cause this problem ?? Thank you
There is a strong smell of gas in the passenger compartment when the engine initially starts and particularly when the heater is running. The check engine light is on. The light is steady...not flashing.
WHERE ARE THE CALIPER REMOVAL BOLTS LOCATED AND WHAT TOOL IS REQUIRED?
what is cost to replace the thermostat?
in addition to my previous question about my 91 LeSabre, could ignition switch be the problem even though it cranks fine but no start?
I replaced brake line now it leaks around fitting around threads. I have tightened as far as i can and it doesnt help.
How much should it cost to replace an automatic transmission with a rebuilt transmission and the cost to replace with a new transmission?
The engine will stall without warning while in drive and moving. Dealer looked at it and indicated the computer is failing and needs to be replaced. Would this be true and on average, what would be the charges to replace it using a remanufactured computer?
I just had the intake manifold gasget replaced at a private repair shop--cheaper than the dealership---Now the Brake light, the ABS light, and the Traction Off lights are on andf we cannot get them to go off. What could have happened and how much should it cost to get them turned off?
car will not start on occasion. have already replaced MAF sensor,cam+crankshaft sensors,fuel pump+filter. doesn't matter if car is cold or running all day. Sometimes you can drive it off and on for 1000 miles before it happens, or sometimes you can just run to the store a mile down the steet, shut it off, and then cranks but no start. Ive been to several mechanics+all seem to be puzzled sometimes will start in 20-30 minutes,sometimes2-3days.