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Pleasant Hill, CA
Need to get the codes pulled and make the repair. Has nothing to do with services. Call Contra Costa Auto Service and see if they can help. GL
The time it takes a tech to hook up the machine and read those gauges is 30 minutes. We start at $99 plus the refrigerant if the system holds a vacuum for 20 more minutes. Call Dublin Auto Repair at (925)828-0243. GL
That is the compressor's clutch and most likely has to be replaced. Good news is you would just need the compressor and not the entire system replaced since it is still intact. Good luck.
Check fuses, all electrical connections under hood including battery. Is there fuel? Was the fuel pump making lots of noise? After the basics if you have no success you'll need to get it towed in for some diagnostics. Could be ignition, fuel or even compression causing the no start. GL
OnStar is still active. Can you pull the fuse? Check fuse block to make sure there is no corrosion before taking it to a shop for electrical diagnostics. Try Google and search solutions as well. They are a great resource. Good luck
A catalytic converter can break up inside and clog the exhaust. Pretty common on high mileage cars. Get it checked out now before you cause any further damage. Good luck.
Well, Lee, you should contact Dublin Auto Repair and let Jon diagnose it for you. Call (925)828-0243 to make an appointment. R134a doesn't smell like gas but every situation is different. Good luck.
You need to have it diagnosed. Too many variables to even try. is it getting fuel, what pressure? Is there spark? GL
R12 to R134a is a simple conversion and cheaper in the long run.. Call Contra Costa Auto Service and let those guys take care of it. (925)798-1205
The modules fail all the time. You need to take it in for diag anyway because of the acceleration issue. Take care of it all at once. Be honest with the advisor, it will be cheaper that way. GL
- Dublin Auto Repair (925) 270-1380 6429 Golden Gate Drive
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