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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.

leaking antifreeze out of an elbow shaped hose off the firewall on the passenger side what dose that hose connect to

why would my 1994 Chevrolet Cavalier not start, it is not getting no fire to the spark plugs, but is turning over and doing everything that it should be doing?

The abs light has been on for years, and now it won't pass state inspection.. How do I get the light off and stay off?

I just replaced my front calipers and both wheel cylinders in the rear drum brakes, bled all four brakes and the drivers side drum brake is not grabbing when brake pedal is depressed. Brake pedal is almost going to the floor. When I crack the bleeder valve on the faulty drum brake a steady stream does not come out, instead it dribbles out.

Thanks for your help!

blower inside car does blow,but not cold air.a/c compresser clutch will not engage.had a/c serviced last week and it worked very well for a few days.

installed new ac pump now it keep poping the fuse in motor area

I had my car towed a few weeks ago and then had the fuel pump replaced. Ever since, there's been a rumbling or grinding noise while moving and veering right.

There's no such noise while turning left. There's no noise while turning at intersections, just while driving down the road and turning the wheel to the right to go around curves, etc. It's a continuous pitched noise, like if you drove down the rumble strips on the highway, but quieter. I feel it in the steering wheel. It gets higher in frequency at higher speed.

I would think that the towing chains broke some plastic which is rubbing against the wheel, but I don't see any. I will try to get under the car and get a good look.

aircondition on but won't blow air out of vents

is there an overflow for the radiator. do you just fill it up with water or should I use antifreeze?

How long should it take to replace the clutch master cylinder

I was charged for repair of power steering cooling line. what is a cooling line?

It appears that the driver side airbag needs replacement and also the steering wheel tilt mechanism is not working, the release lever is gone and the steering wheel is tilted upward and not free to lower.

My engine is making a knocking noise. The oil light comes on once is gets warmed up and usually stays on. Also, usually after the car has been running for a while it sometimes smokes a little and smells like rubber burning. Do you know what could be wrong?

engine does not make speed

This 98 Z24 2.4-5speed 150,000 miles will jump,buck ,and stutter under any but the lightest throttle pressure.It is most prominent when the engine is at operating temparature, and in the higher gears.Starting in first under heavy throttle presure it will sputter a short time and then take off like should.In fourth or fifth it will buck until you back off the throttle.No check engine light or codes stored.Engine idles as it should and averages 30mpg. No other problems.

code 141/replaced rear 02 sensor
light still coming on with same code,has 52,000 on it

will the ignition thing that key goes into in a oldsmobile interchange with a cavelier

My Cavalier has a hanger that was loose. My father changed the hanger but noticed the muffler and tail pipe will need replaced. I'm on a tight budget and didn't know how much I'm looking at to fix. Your assistance is greatly appreciated. THnx stephanie

I need to repair a dent in the driver side door. Can I find out an estimate for that?

I need to replace my clutch in my Chevrolet and can not find any diagrams to help me do this. If any one out there has a diagram or a manual that I can use for just a little it would be great. I am a single mom that knows how to do a lot on my car already and the only thing left is this. I can not afford the cost of a manual myself for the parts I can barely afford so any help would be great.

is there a procedure to test the fuel pressure regulator.also,should there be a difference in idle speed if the vacuum line is disconnected from regulator?

When the air is on water drips quickly from underneath the dashboard. If not the drain tube clogged what could be wrong?

have to move steering wheel up and down to get car started








I just had the brakepads the o2 sensor the serpantine belt replaced-spark plugs and wires but my car is still squealing upon acceleration-it was done by a friend- please -this is irratating-it doesn't do it right away it only does it after it has been running for a while (over 4-5 Miles) any idea what this could be?

what does PO 141 means with check engine light on. Can i still drive it? how can i get rid of the check engine light?