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Cables kept falling off while driving and I thought that causes alternator problems but replaced cables to reach for top post ? ( backwards) after that new battery then jump nothing but guys said starter smoked a little( starter was sticking before that) I'm now hum jumper cables reversed? Resistors in bypass to strong (bypassed cheap car without key) NOT STOLEN 98 Bonneville for Christ's sake. Now resistors redone by someone else he said wrong resistance but I'm thinking how when it Wouldn't have bypassed vats for new ignition in first place of it was but I read it can be a certain % below or above and still work? So of it was say 19% higher then actual resistance would that effect charging system drain battery and screw up either alternator starter relay solenoid maybe regulator (if there is one ) so no key to measure chip guy lost the resistors that started car in first place and. Says he's got new one hooked up but never shows to finish it and says he can start it but has to use something and never said what ( screwdriver to solenoid???) and hasn't been back where can i start please daughter needs car pregnant has three year old and can't make it to the Dr. And I'm out of resources as far as mechanic and you guys are so informative I'm going to do it myself. (can't afford no show mechanics anymore)

After bypass couldn't get lights to go off when starting and starter would stick. So I figured it would go out (starter) but a few things happened it died but cables weren't staying on the battery (side post) someone tried to alter it to make am stay on made it worse. After it died someone else put. Cables that would reach top post on (only had top post battery) not a real smart fellow anyway. But good guy tried because pregnet daughter with my three y old gradson stranded. Then no charge call me I go jump it and another concerned person helps out with connecting cables as I start it nothing and I m not sure but something alarmed me and got out he said a little smoke came from starter. So I thought jumpercables wrong or the actual terminal cables mixed up???? But then maybe resistors a little to high?? Cause lights not going out prior??? So now another person whom I've paid few times worked on it and said starter I thought well replace be good?? Nope he cut resistors out lost am man I'm not a genius but I had someone else measure and install them cause he couldn't now back to one again I'm kinda broke pissed and stuck. Cause what's resistance? How do I know even trying all fifteen cause the starter ?solenoid? Altenator? Relay? Resistors? And I don't know where to begin but I'm trying to do it myself cause I've had bad experience s (boyfriend tried to surprise me with oil change 2015 subaru and drained tranny fluid instead fifteen $ quart cvt hundreds $ later still fucked up and on and on. Please help. Where do I start again did mention no key right

problem. They dont stay on all the time help

No power even to the panic box?

Leaking coolant in 3 locations upper intake manifold(2) and timing gasket or valve i believe. Is it cheaper to fix these issues if under $800 or buying a used engine i know that shouldn't cost more than 1200

I stopped at store last night, went to leave nothing, it does not crank but all the lights come on. Husband tested the battery and it is fine. He even went and bought a new battery. Still nothing. Anyone know what it could be?

Wiper blades complete the cycle but stop at the center of the windshield

That's all I have.

Fuel Guage faulty

My inside lights do not come on when I open my door

i was sitting in a parking lot and my car stalled and would not restart. I have been told i need an engine because when the timing chain broke it caused engine damage

the trac light just came on recently. I don't know what it is?

WAS TOLD NOT GETTING ENOUGH FUEL TO OPEN INJECTORS

Drive to store and car wouldn't start jumped start and smoke from startervand nothing not even crank

The vats system was by passed. And charging system was up down. To start the starter was sticking the battery wouldn't start car got a jump and smoke came from starter but the car never turned over like no power at all someone said solenoid but I was thinking the resisters were messes up ( from bypass vats)

Goes in reverse and forward I've been told its the transmission, transmission sensor, and catalyic converter....?

For past year car started acting like I was In 5 th gear and check light will come on saying control module. It will only do it when I'm first or second or neutral. Also my cruise control light will start blinking on and off. So I would have to pull over shut the car off and it would be normal again. It's being doing it way more offten like 4-6 times a day, and finally it won't even start. We checked battery, starter, alternator everything ok. But the car ant start, anyone had some problems? Any ideas?

It got bent putting the intake back on and now it's leaking. It is not the pressure valve. What is it called and do I really need it

At higheay speed sometimes the car will "shutter" and the tac will drop to zero. Sometimes nothing else will happen, sometimes it will try to stall and I will have to work the accelerator to keep it from stalling. During that "rough running" period the engine will heat up. Once I get through the rough period the engine cools off but the tac doesn't come back. If it DOES stall, it usually takes 20-30 trys to get it started again. But sometimes it will start right up.

When I put my key into the ignition to turn it over it'll start for a second and sputter like there isn't any gas but there's a full tank... Then when I try to turn it over again it won't turn over at all but has power to lights and radio.... The gages don't register at all

I put it in park after driving it then when I got ready to drive it wouldn't go no where

i had a full tune-up and engine light came on and stays on, took it back had it reset, they told me it was internal, what does that mean, also oil sencor replaced too and after driving a bit when idle it comes on also. i paid 900.00 for mt repairs, i also relaced the AC motor

Had a rough idle in park and when accelerating ,fix misfiring with new plugs improve a little but engine light still blinks when accelerating , also once in awhile it'll jump the rpm high till it catches or let off gas pedal , coil ,o2 sensor what would be the problem?

number 6 cylnder misfire detected check engine light flashing then to a steady light engine making a metal knocking sound turn off twice while driving ... changed the 3 ignition coils....spark plug wires....spark plugs...engine oil....changed number 6 fuel injector.....added fuel injector cleaner to gas tank...added oil lucus staibleilzer to oil......has 124,00 mil....what else could be the problem.... could it be the valve stem no good....

Already replace the relays and fuses and switch

It will Rev constantly and I looked in the carb, the carb is constantly spraying a lot of fuel once the car is cranked. How do I fix this?

Can I tap on the solinoid to get the starter started? How much is the starter and solenoid

Hard shifting

Will not turn to on position to start car

Usually will start back up within a short time. But sets to long have to spray starting fluid back in tube to start it again. Acts like not getting gas at time. When get it running it runs best if can get it on the road and when it get to around 35-40 mph it kicks in and runs good