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I bought a 96 geo prizm. It runs real rough and I hav e been told by mechanic that it is trying to shut down between 2000-2500 rpm.
The mechanics changed the distributer, wires and coil, but this did not stop the problem. They could not tell what was causing the problem.
how long does it take to replace the fuel pump?
the code on my car reads po136 which sensor is that
no ac air or heat nothing why is that i checked all my fuses and none them bad.what is the problem maybe my blower motor so i can get it fixed.
have replaced 4 wire o2 sensor, but keep getting code PO141.
Cleared code by disconnecting negative battery terminal,but after short time coe shows back up.
car won't start at all. if somebody help me with jump start it works.. also advice that i need new starter. cost $ 290
My husband was on his way to work the other day, in his trusty little 1994 Geo Prizm, when all of the sudden, the engine dies and the car will not start. He managed to get it towed home but it still will not start. The starter engages, but the engine will not turn over. Any ideas as to what could be the problem? It has close to 240k miles.
car runs fine untill engine warms up..after reaching normal operating temp the car bucks when i stept on the excellrator
this is all new diagnostic review. The car has been a great one and I realize it is falling apart, but I can't afford so much money yet as I just got back to work after being unemployed for 2 yrs.
IWAS CLIMING A HILL AND THE ENGINE LIGHT CAME ON.
anytime i make a sharp left hand turn my car will stall also when im driving it will act like it is about to cut off, the engine light does turn on...i have replaced the distributor cap and roatar, new plugs and wires also new fuel filter i have filled my gas tank and added some dry gas to it, and i have adjusted the idle, i need some help!!!
I found a broken belt and am wondering what it goes to. It connects to whatever is underneath the Alternator. I do not have a serpentine belt either I have 3 belts I believe.
As I attached my seatbelt into the buckle I noticed that it refused to latch on. I was wondering if anyone knows if the dealership would replace it for free or, would I have to take it to a regular mechanic to replace it for me and how much it would cost? I have a 97 Geo Prizm and I live in Wilshire/Koreatown 90004 area. Any help would be much appreciated! Thank you.
my 1997 geo prizm will not star it cranks over byt wont start any ideas any thing helps
luod engine knock. removed valve cover and everything looks good. cam and lifters good could it be the bearing hate to say it
Had a new transmission droped in, it was tested at the shop before it was put in. It will shift into reverse and when it is in drive it will not shift out of first into second or drive. Thanks for your help.
Tail, dash, interior and licence bulbs all went out at the same time. Is there a single fuse for these? There is a fuse panel next to the left foot driver's side and two under the hood. All those fuses appear to be OK. Thanks
I just bought my first car (1997 Geo Prizm) and had so many repairs done recently and sort of feel like I was ripped off. Now since I know nothing about cars I would like a second opinion. The technician charges $90/hr. This is what I had done. Oil change $40, flushed transmission fluid $129, timing belt replaced and water pump leak fixed $1117, new battery $129, 4 new tires $500 and new wiper blades $24. Oh I forgot to mention the car had about 117,698 miles on it
my car is kind of loud when it starts but is louder upon acceleration the mechanic said it needs some kind of gasket what is it?the car been like that since i bought it 2yrs ago
DRIVER AND PASSNGER SIDE POWER WINDOWS DON'T WORK.THE FUSES under the hood and at the driver side panal ARE OK unless there are fuses in another location. PLEASE HELP
on tuesday 08-24-2010 all the power windows stop working with windows in the down position. first time this hashappened. checked the fuses and they are ok. what could be the problem?
front brakes apply and lock while driving then release after 20min to 1 hr I am thinking the booster is bad?
eveytime i drive the car
The problem began after the engine was replaced with a lower mileage, used engine (punctured radiator from highway debris caused it to overheat and warp). A couple of weeks after the replacement, it stalled on the freeway without warning. Now it will start and run until the speed reaches about 2,000-2,500 rpm. Then it just quits, like the key had been turned off. It will immediately restart and do the same over thing again. Sometimes the check engine light will come on, sometimes it will flash, sometimes it will not come on at all. The mechanic who replaced the engine checked the throttle position sensor, plugs, wires, injectors, distributor, put at least two or three different used ECM's in and did everything else he could think of (including consulting other mechanics) and finally gave up. Fortunately he didn't charge anything since he didn't fix it. Took it to the GM dealer who replaced the fuel filter and said there is good fuel and spark but the ground on the ECM is lifting right at the point the engine quits and wanted to replace the ECM again and rewire it. Unless I am missing something, I would think that the wiring should be OK if it runs consistently at the lower speed and never cuts out until the engine speed is increased. Any thoughts or suggestions would be appreciated.
i need instructions on replacing alternator belt
My car has 89,000 mi. on it and I took it to Jiffy lube for an iol change and of course thyn tried to sell me every service under the sun. My question is should I flush the trsnsmission and yje radiator? I don't know if either has ever been done on this car. I brought as is.
My right front brake calibra keep locking up while driving, I have replaced calibra and brake line,brake pedal start getting hard after I touch tha pedal 3or4 times I have to pull over and release pressure from tha bleeder vale.
I had to replace the combo headlight switch,and yes i did disconnect the battery first,now the airbag light is on,any ideas on how to turn off even if the airbag don't work anymore?
I replaced the turn signal headlight combo switch,now the airbag light is on,how can i turn it off?