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when the blower works it dont work all the time either what is the easiest way to check whats wrong with it
I just purchased this vehicle and thought i could find this stuff out before i found a book i would like to plug in my phone charger, also without knowing if the horn is hooked up yet, does it have a fuse? p.s. i am 54, don't know too much about mechanican but thought i could handle fuses! lol!
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car shuts off while driving down the road radio still on and its hard to crank in the morning time have to giggle the key and make sure in floor gear shift is up all the way,just had new motor put in it.why does it shut off.
thought that water was in tank so added additive but still does not start
for about three miles on the highway. Is this a sign of low tranny fluid? I tried to check that but the designers of this car made that kinda hard to do.
Fuel gauge does not show full after filling up, but after its driven & restarted, its back to normal. Also, there is a weird sound coming from the suspension while driving, it can be heard over the road noise. Car only has 14,500 miles on it. Any solutions?
KEEP TURNING OFF FOR NO REASON
took a long time to diagnose. Wiring was not problem. diagnosis is a control module by repair shop. Seems like both tail lights would be a problem if this diagnosis was correct.
I had a diagnostic test done and the guy said that it was the theft deterrant system fuel cutoff what can I do???
A long time ago my car stalled but started right back up. I never had anymore problem with it doing that until now. My lights, radio and heat stayed on but my car clicks several times. Could this be the batter fluid or does it seems like something more serious?
added fule cleaner that didn't help, took it to a shop and they said it was the coil pack and module then they said the plugs needed to be replaced and now the catalytic converter is bad. seriously?? is this possible?
the car is in good shape and had 175,000 highway miles
I thought when the catalytic converter went bad it smelled like sulphur.
G M person told me it was the blue and white striped wire on right side,toward drivers door, of plug harness. Cutting it will disarm passlock but little light will stay on in dsah. Need help. Thanks Bill
Speeds 1,2,3, and 4 went out gradually over a period of time. Have a problem with leaves and acorns falling into grille.
I have one with 115000 miles and the belt has not been replaced this engine has no valve clearance so I want to replace it at the proper interval
What would you estimate the cost to have this done.
Car was purchased new back in '02, no real issues until last year when this started to happen, has 67,310 original miles on it. Car hesitates, no acceleration past 35 mph, problem is getting worse. Actron super AutoScanner gives no code/MIL set. No check engine light alert. Car does not shake or make any noises, seems fine except for the acceleration issue. Car has acted odd a few times upon starting, turned it off, restarted and car was fine. Car died once at a stop light but restarted right away. Problem began months ago with just struggling to get up hills, but now it's bogging down all the time. Here is the list of parts I've replaced to try to fix the problem with no effect.
Spark plugs, spark plug wires, PVC valve, fuel filter, both O2 sensors (upstream & down), coolant temp sensor, EGR valve, upper & lower manifold gaskets (lower did have leak & cleaned inside and out, lower injector O-rings, MAP sensor, throttle body gasket (cleaned inside & out), switched out with good MAF & IAT sensors (no improvement).
Checked fuel pressure - ok
Checked Coils - ok
Checked fuel regulator - ok
All this has had NO effect on the lack of accleration.
Any ideas? Any suggestions?
i just changed my oil and oil filter and it only got worse
so i put a aftermarket stereo in my 01 malibu and i was not aware i needed the adapter box so i lost all my dashboard lights and shift lights. is this a perminent problem of can i fix it?
oi believe it is freezing up. Once it gets a little warmer, around 30 degrees then it works again. this is a problem when it gets messy out because i am unable to clean my windshield. Is there anything I can do?
Changed oil, did engine treatment and gas treatment with new fuel. Replaced battery
I've a 2005 Chevy Malibu 4dr-LS V-6 eng. My code reader says P0751 Shift Solenoid A CKT Performance Or Stuck Off. The traction control light comes on while drive under normal conditions, then the front wheel drive becomes a little stiff to drive, but still able to drive. Done check the all brakes, and transmission fluid, all in great shape. Hope someone can help. Don't really want to goto exspensive auto shop if possible.
When I take the battery out, cutting all power to the car, is there anything special I have to do first, like make sure the radio anti-theft code is unlocked, or something similar?
I think all of my electrical problems are steming from the electrical wiring behind the stereo component. Would like to check the wiring connections out, but can't get to them.
I was told if the body control module had poor terminal contact, it could be the cause of my problem.
Have a short in the electrical that controls most of the dash components and also the radio, cigar lights door locks. how do i gain access behind the radio?
The problem of hard-shifting at 15, 30 & 45 mph happens every time I am stopped and start to drive. In December, the local dealership said the pins in the TCM needed to be replaced ($400 and 17 days later). Within 2 weeks, the same exact problem started again. Their next diagnosis was that the Transmission Harnesses were shorting and needed to be replaced for an estimated $1100. Today they call back and say it's not the transmission harnesses but they found water in the transmission. They asked when the last time my radiator was replaced which was 2 years ago. They have misdiagnosed my troubles twice in less than 2 months. The dealership is now telling me that the problem isn't the transmission harneses but that I need a new transmission. The car has 132k miles. It's been a wonderful car almost trouble free. Could the problem be anything else besides a faulty transmission? I hope you can help! Tammy
ANY OTHER THOUGHTS, WIRING HARNESS LOOKS GOOD, COULD IT BE A SENDING UNIT, CAR HAS 142000 MILES , IT CAME ON TUESDAY AND STAYED ON TILL SHE TURNED CAR OFF, ONLY TILL SHE COULD GET TO SHOULDER, AND SET FOR AFEW MINUTES, RESTARTED AND IT STAYED OFF, CHECKED OIL AND WAS 1/2 QT LOW, ADDED OIL TILL TODAY , HAVE CHECKED FOR CODES, SHOWS NONE
When the car is full of gas the gas meter use to go to full then immediately move to the empty line with the light. After replacing the gas sensor the gas meter is stuck in the middle and the wrench tool light is still on.