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Was not running when it jumped, diagnostic machine just says it needs crank sensor. He believes motor is still in good shape and was rebuilt in September of last yr. New fuel pump, and almost all sensors.
had a good fluid level success with temp correct was shifting a bit of a shudder in low gears first 10 miles was smiles then pedal gave way to no motion pulled over found that ext cooler hose burst and i had dropped all fluid on road until transmission lost grab. was not any volatile action just pulled over and parked last few feet struggle turned off. walked to parts house got more fluid added a good bit and drove it back to shop was not acting proper then fluid was low bt made it fine. start over added almost 6-7 quarts never could get it right level woudl not do right waited whole day and night cold start re fill procedure level correct now 1st gear slips and seems to be getting worse gone back double triple check it either gets a little better or worse each time varies. seems to go smooth once upward gears 1st gear is slipping terrible and I am going to try to half way flush out system best I can because when that hose popped the oil that started to show then was rough not just blackened it seemed frothy and brown with a more thick nature like it blew out old residue worse than whatwas in pan first time. gonna flush somehow or drop pan maybe try external cooler drain with a suction or fluid transfer feed to force it out now i am at last resort so its a try but is damage possibly that bad for that little evnt time and little driveing not harsh just trying to get it back proper
Ithad been sitting for six months before I bought truck. I got door open and grid to start it turns over but just won't start. It doesn't have water in oil or gas. Checked fusses and are good. Lights work so Battrie is good.
The reason I ask is I have to order a new one! Thanks
Fusses checked but doesn't need any. Turns over but doesn't start.
Speedometer/Odometer stopped working ... thought it might be the speedometer cable ... was told that this car didn't have a cable, it used a VSS switch ... OK, so I'm trying to get a feel for how much $$$ (approx.) this repair shoud cost me ...
The car starts and drives for short time in the rain until something get wet what could be getting wet to cause this
This is an intermittent problem but is increasing in frequency. Truck has 200K in miles. My research on-line yields mostly speed sensors may be dirty or need replacement in from wheels.
I'm looking for a power steering pump because my precious sensor valve went bad. In order to get the right one I need to know whether or not my truck has hydroboost breaks .
My check engine light is on , my car started jerking when I try to go 65 mph , I went to autozone the pulled a code P0016 , I have bought and replaced the cam shaft and the crankshaft sensors on my car when I drive it around go to a red light to stop the light turns green, I hit my accelerator to give it gas to go then it starts jerking I have to constantly pull over to the side of the road I had to drive at 55 on a 70 mph highway in order to get my vehicles home on yesterday, my car is full of gas , the transmission oil and regular oil have been changed; so what's my problem I even thought that it was the fuel pump but I priced it and that's $150. Could it be another sensor but where??
When driving all lights will go out and windshield wipers come on by themselves then car cuts off what could be the problem?
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
This is the first time this defect ever happened since the car was bought in 2000. I often tap up the engine oil while there is no sign of water mixture in the engine and transmission oil and everything else remains at normal level.
I have a 1997 Buick skylark and I'm having problems figuring out why do my car shuts down after it runs for a while..it's not the alternator I got it tested twice..then when my car shuts down I get a boost off with the booster cables it crank right up then when I take the cables off the car shut down and go dead again it's something not keeping my battery charged do u have any clue whats the problem