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is there access to the fuel pump without dropping the tank
About a week ago my tail pipe rusted through where it connects to the Catalytic Converter and they both started dragging on the ground. I parked the car shortly after I found out that it was dragging and haven't driven it since. I jacked the car up yesterday to try and jerry-rig the exhaust so that I could drive it until I can afford to get it fixed, and when it was in the air (about a 20 degree angle from the back tires) it started leaking gas at a rate of about 3 drips per second. I got spooked and lowered it down. When I checked under the hood, I could not find the leak. I'm a single mother of two and I need to get this fixed as quickly and inexpensively as possibly. Does anyone have any advice?
car will not start and i have replaced crank sensor, fuel pump, filter, different computer, checked relays, replaced fuses
The passenger side seat belt will not latch. How do I repair this? If I have to replace it , how hard is it to do that?
My blower quit working, can't get any air flow at any speed. I can hear the AC kick in when I push the AC button but no air flow when I turn on the fan switch at any level. I changed the fuses both at the inside fuse panel and under the hood but that didn't do anything to make it work again.
What do you think the problem is and how can I fix it or should I just bring it to the local shop to repair it (how much would that cost)
Thanks for any help you can provide.
I just purchased a used 1999 Chevrolet Cavalier 2 door CP from a private party. On the drive home I noticed sometimes the brakes went all the way down to the floor, crawling to a final stop. Sometimes it helps if I pump the brake peddle after it goes all the way down. A friend who is a mechanic told my husband he had the same problem with his 99 Chevrolet Cavalier and just unplugged the ABS. My husband tried that, yet the peddle still goes down to the floor. I am afraid to drive it and don't know if I should try to have it fixed or just sell it and take a loss.
I notice a noise coming from my back wheels as I come to a stop. It sounds possibly like metal on metal and the frequency is proportionate with the speed I'm going. Any initial thoughts?
engine oil dipstick is confusing. no add oil section, just indentations. oil is second indentation from top.
If you turn the ac on, the car wants to stall?
what might the problem be, and how much?
how much fuild
My fuel gauge just starting not working. It actually goes way past the full mark and hits the temperature gauge that is next to it. I've seen them where they stay on full or stay on empty, but never where it goes way past the full mark and it is stuck there. Any thoughts?
i keep replacing this tank why would the motor keep so much pressure and keep blowing the tank out
when i put the car into drive the driving lights flash on and off then they stay off. How do i get them to stay on?
what does it mean when blinker speeds up on right side?
how to adjust idle
they also "vibrate" when braking hard. The right rear drum brake is the worse one. When on gravel it locks up. When sitting at a hill with a slight incline the car doesn't roll back with the clutch engaged.
a tapping sound is coming from the top of the motor when i drive it.
i a 96 cavalier driving home it just quit i have fuell pressure and i have spark i replaced the comp. had the controll modeul cheked replaced injector regulatior and cam sensior
The wire to the 02 sensor wore a hole in a power steering line. Dealer couldn't tell me for sure what thee line was called but one end screws in the back of the rack and has gaskets with it. The other end screws into the rack on the passenger side. The end closer to the passenger side looked like a flared end. No gaskets came with that side. Replaced the part and it leaks. Looked for help from a lot of different places, hope to find some help here.
When it first happened, about 2 weeks later i took it in for a tuneup and overdue oil change. This seems to completely remedy the problem until roughly a week later when it started happening again, only worse and more consistently.It used to only happen once in awhile, or every few days, usually after start up. But a few days ago it happened towards the end of an hour long drive. The next and last time I had driven it (which was only a few blocks each way, it sputtered pretty much the whole time. I am hesitant to drive it. Also to be mentioned, if this may apply, I have had a coolant leak for awhile and have to fill half of the reservoir every 1-3 days depending. Not sure where the leak is coming from. Any advice would be appreciated. Thanks
About 4 eeks ago I has some cooler put in my car. About 4 days ago it blew out hot air. Took to the mechanic and was told I need a new compressor. Is this true and what will the cost be. thanks
When I brake hard, the brakes stutter, like the ABS is working, and then after I move again, it clicks a few times. I think this is just the ABS "self-test" and is normal. Correct?
However, this clicking sound also occurs if I turn on the hazard lights while parked, and then the ABS light comes on as if there's a problem.
This also happens if the wheel is turned to the right and I turn on the right turn signal. It doesn't happen while turning right with the left turn signal, and it doesn't happen while turning right if the turn signal is off. It happens even if I'm stopped, with the wheel turned to the right, and I turn signal right.
I imagine this is an electrical problem. Where might I look to figure out what's causing it?
I am doing an oil change and I want to change filter.
I want to find out if the recalls have been taken care of on my cavalier
where is the thermostat located on is car? i had water leaking for a place on the side of the engine witch looks like a thermostat housing but when i undid it htere was no thermostat there and the new will not fit it keeps sliding out into the engine... do i have the wrong spot is this thing that looks like a housing for thermostat just a air pocket?
what are the average repair cost to replace a flywheel including labor
starter is grinding it was replaced a few months ago could it be the fly wheel?
I just put a new radiator and new water pump in my car and now the check engine light goes on. Does any one know what this means?
occures constantely, happened right after leak was fixed in power steering, power steering pump was shot so had new one installed.