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car turning over but want crank

My car locks are going off and on automatically without me pushing any buttons

When i hold gear shifter manual trans i feel it moving and it pops out of gear if i do not hold it in

2.)need top piece on dashboard part cost and installation cost?

The alert sound is beeping (like the beep with no seat belt) but nothing is lighting up on the dashboard. I tried hooking up to handheld to get a diagnostic code and nothing came up.

Car failed emissions, was told some monitors were disabled and can,t be read, so it failed

Ive been to dealership twice to have the fobs programmed, but they cant do it. what can I do to make system work?

car overheats and blows coolant out have a boiling sound when car is cut off

Both back lights is not working, have changed the light bulb still not working, but all other lights is working,brought the car to pep boys and they told me to bring it to the dealer that it's electric problem.

Brought the car to Pep Boys said it's electrical work told me to take it to the dealership about how much will it cost to get it repair

Now started leaking again no fluid in it started making noise and I seen smoke coming out

I've checked oil, transmission, coolant and steering fluids look normal.

I need to adjust the clock on my vehicle. I don't have a manual

recent starter is 6months old.starts and go but sometimes I go to store and when I go to start the dash lights up andclick and nothing come back hour or so later it will start and no problem for2-3 months u never know when it will leave me stuck.also fog light switch goes bad fog lights stays on I remove fuse to shut off.that was replaced couple years ago.thanks,GINO

came out of gear 2nd. tried shifing in other gears nothing clutch feels good. but grinds like its half way in gear.

Runs very good while driving down the Rd with AC running, med vibration at stops. When I shift to nuetral it's not as bad but still has some vibration, shut off ac it's fine. Going to see if it changes with warm up or warmer weather today. Thanks on point I recall the idle slightly below 1000rpm not now, seems to be sensitive to types of fuel. Serviced the car after purchased it with: new plugs, wires, cleaned the throttle body. When the ac is off there is very little vibration! A mechanic said it's the motor mounts but why would it only vibrate with the ac engaged. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
Thank you!

Starts but dies like immediately

wont crank, wont start, the accident did very little to engine (esp. cooling system, ) no leaking but front frame crossbar was pull out and bent front part of passenger side's frame - out about 20° toward passenger wheel.

This occurrs for some passengers even though they weigh 110 or more pounds. The light will go on and signal the problem with a beep. Then it may go off and then back on and beep again. Any suggestions would be appreciated.

This applies to both front seats, driver and passenger. Any suggestions of possible causes and/or repair will be greatly appreciated.

This appears to be an electrical problem. I can press the lid closed and it may stay closed properly for a time. Then at a later time when the vehicle is turned off I may hear the solenoid activate and release the trunk latch. This occurs nearly all the time when the car is parked and unoccupied.

it broke off so the people at 10 minute oil change told us.

Car won't go above 25-30 mph

Car shut down while driving, error code p0430 which is cam POS. Sensor, and another code which was oil pressure switch. Engine light was on prior to this but would go off every so often. It's like no fire or not getting fuel. Fuel pump works. I am about to lose everything if this car doesn't go! I provide for my 3 boys, and we're about to b homeless, I've spent every penny I had on it and still it sets!! Please somebody help me!!

Wire is from alternator to starter terminal,red wire.

Our PT cruiser was running hot. We took it to a garage & we had to have the radiator replaced. A few days after the radiator was replaced, my husband attempted to check the oil & found that the dipstick was broken. Could that have occurred when the radiator was replaced? The garage said that couldn't have happened since the radiator was pulled from below.

my vehicle has been having issues with the steering and handling for about the last 6 months.It' hard to keep it from being "all over the place" especially with freeway driving.

old timing belt had 160,000 miles in it

We change two sensors

I only drove it across the street. After I washed my car went to start it up and it turned over for 2 seconds then stopped. Did that about 3 times then opened the hood. Checked the fluids and saw there was no water. Noticed everything was hot. Shut it off , filled it with water and it still won't turn over. Everything lights up but I can't start it. I am waiting a couple of hours to let it completely cool down. Could it be in limp mode?