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I have a loose battery cable an don't know where it goes positive or negative side
WAS DRIVING & CAME TO A STOP & CAR DIED, STARTED BACK ONLY TO HEAR AN ENGINE KNOCK FROM WHAT SOUNDED LIKE CYLINDER 3 BOTTOM END NOISE.. I'VE BEEN IN AUTOMOTIVE FIELD 25YRS & CAN'T IMAGINE A ROD TO JUST START KNOCKING AFTER ENGINE DIES, ANY THOUGHTS OR KNOWN PROBLEMS WITH FLEX PLATE OR POSSIBLE CLOGGED OIL SCREEN?
I forgot to disconnect battery. For ease of removal, I cut all 4 wires to the rear O2 sensor. Immediately after cutting wires, the radiator fan came on, won’t go off unless ignition is off. Oh yeah, key was in on position as well when I cut wires to the rear O2 sensor. I replaced 02, and now, in addition to the fan staying on, I have a crank no start. I checked all fuses, and found them good. I tried to start vehicle with supplemental fuel, and no start. I’m thinking I damaged the ECU?? What do you think it is? Also, I disconnected battery neg for an hour, didn’t help, and my launch scanner is unable to communicate. Before I started, vehicle ran great, and I was able to pull codes and communicate with ECU. I had code, and live data failure of rear O2. I’m lost... Please help. Thank You
On my 2001 Chevy Prizm, the cooling fans do not come on. I checked and found there is no current coming out of the end plugging into the left cooling fan next to the battery. I checked in the fuse box and it does not appear there is any current coming from the 4 relay holes or either terminal end for the fuse. Does this mean the fuse box needs to be replaced or is there another fuse or relay somewhere else? Both sensors have been replaced and I did try another fan relay that plugs into the fuse box before I checked for currents going through the wires.
I have put on stabilizer links and lower control arms on the front and I have good shocks on the back. and good struts on the front?
I have a 2001 Chevrolet Prizm that seems to be having some sort of electrical issue. The car clock stays on even when the car is off - it also flips thru the time uncontrollably like I were trying to set the time. Any button on the dashboard stops it and causes the clock to go black but once the button is let go - there is a clicking sound and the clock comes back on and continues malfunctioning. I would be fine with removing the radio circuit and going without it if it means my car battery won't keep dying.
My dashboard lights stopped working on my Chevy Prizm what could be the problem and how easy a fix?
How long have you had this problem? A week
Battery good
Starter good
10 amp fuse under dash good
Ignition switch good.
When turning the ignition to start, radio shuts off, but nothing gets to the starter.
How long have you had this problem? Just now
Car is started, running and dash ligthts and tailights come on without turning on ligth switcch for running lights/head-lights. It is raining today so darker outside.
....and wasn't able to check the big square like fuses
Check engine light
Idles fine when started then on takeoff acts like it wants to stop. Sputtering then it's like it catches and goes. Runs ok driving down the road but then shuts off when I come to a stop unless I hold break and keep foot on gas Erving engine
If car is sitting.still shove down hard.and it makes squeak
I take off & it struggles to get power. I'll go bout 30 mph n the check engine light starts blinking.?
has a P0125 code insufficient coolant temperature for closed loop
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