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Turn switch on engine won’t start while turning over
The “x1000 RPM” is reaching up to 3 when driving. Is this normal or should I be concern? I brought it from an auction in August. The odometer was already at 208,000. My next oil check is 11/17
Spun a rod bearing and broke the connecting rod. Can I just replace that one rod? Or do I have to replace all 4.
When I push the button to turn on the cruise control, the light turns on, but when I let go it turns back off again.. How do I fix this?
Went to store vibe was running great stopped at store shut of car, went back to leave store car would not turn over makes winning sound and dash board goes blank when you turn over key.
If you pull on the lower edge, it gets better. I don't see anything in there that is loose, or access to open it. Ideas on how to fix it? Love the car, and it had around 150,000 miles. Thanks

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The remote on the key chain doesnt work. I cant get into my car.
So I just had my the rod replaced and while driving my car the radio changes to am and now will not shut iff, even when the car is off. Any ideas?
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?
It showed symbol two days ago was on expressway doing 45mi per hour today all of a sudden it started to shut down
The clock keeps resetting itself. Everything else on the stereo works fine and preset channels are still set.
I have a 2003 Pontiac Vibe. Last year I began noticing an exhaust fume odor when the car is idling and the heater fan is on. The odor disappears as soon as I start driving, even if I don't open a window. I have had the exhaust system and the catalytic converter replaced, and it is still doing it. The latest thought is that it is a leaking head gasket. Could that be the cause? Not sure it's worth the $1500 for such an old car with 140K miles on it; nor do I want to spend more money on something that won't work. I love this car!
I had a junkyard motor put into my car February 2013. The engine burns excessive oil. A year ago a man came out and helped me put xp performance plugs into the engine to stop the problem. It worked. Several months ago every now and tehn I would feel a shudder under me sometimes even in park. A tow company got a hold of my car recently and on my way back home I was losing power and could barewly get the engine over bridges. I am pulling a new code P0442. I never pulled that code before until after the tow company got my car. I am not currently pulling amisfire code. I put stp into a full gas tank recently and noticed a slight improvement. I still can't pick the car up to speed over 2 rpms without it bumping under me. What do you think it could be? My guess is a hose has come loose or was pulled on by the tow company. It is doing this often
I had a junkyard motor put into my car February 2013. The engine burns excessive oil. A year ago a man came out and helped me put xp performance plugs into the engine to stop the problem. It worked. Several months ago every now and tehn I would feel a shudder under me sometimes even in park. A tow company got a hold of my car recently and on my way back home I was losing power and could barewly get the engine over bridges. I am pulling a new code P0442. I never pulled that code before until after the tow company got my car. I am not currently pulling amisfire code. I put stp into a full gas tank recently and noticed a slight improvement. I still can't pick the car up to speed over 2 rpms without it bumping under me. What do you think it could be? My guess is a hose has come loose or was pulled on by the tow company. It is doing this often
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