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Goes off if you ease off of the gas

Shop said, Exhausted gases in cooling system, cracked or blown head gasket(s). This after replacing seals 6 weeks prior. Took 1998 Old Silhouette Mimi van in for van running hot. Replaced seals 1500.00 . Six weeks later van doing same thing , running hot, . Without taking apart they gave above diagnoses and quoted 2500.00. If first repair was done correctly, shouldn't the second issue not of occurred ? Thank you

Brakes failed, pedal went to the floor. My mechanic said master cylinder was bad...maybe ABS pump, but he didn't *think so*. So, he bought a new master cylinder and tried to replace it, but it's still not working. He can't figure out how to reassemble it correctly. Apparently to get the ABS pump apart from the master cylinder he ended up taking the abs pump apart ...he removed the top part of the pump from the pan that has the motors sticking up....seems like he took the top half off instead of lifting the whole unit to get to the bolts that attach it to the master cylinder, so he now can't get it back together where the gears meet in the right place to have correct timing. NOW he thinks I should buy a new ABS pump (not cheap) and I'm wondering why...why did he take the part apart? did he really have to do that? can it be reassembled? did he break the pump by doing this? Any advice on how to get this back together correctly? Apparently the 1997, 98 and 99 are the only years that used this configuration where the 2 parts are so integrated. Very aggravated.....any help or advice would be appreciated.

It's been doing this for a few days, but always starts after 10-15 minutes. Today it won't though. What can it be?

Mostly on short runs. Also it starts running fine but when I hit 45 mph it starts pulling, what can it be ?

code p0102andp0446

Good battery, alternator, and starter. Just shut off and won't start again. Still have lights, radio. Etc...what else could cause this?

lock and unlock doors with key alarm want go off still ,horn sounding ect

Or where is the fuse for it located?

Recently my van was overheating it was replaced with new hose and clamp. Still overheated took thermostat out. Was told to Put head gasket fix in. Still overheated. Now water pouring out from underneath van.

It was working and running just fine, then I shut it off. I tried to start it again and the key won't turn at all but everything else, auto locks auto door, works like it should.

I was driving today got the van up to 30 mph then it started to act like it wasnt getting gas. I had the pedal floored.

Replaced oxygen sensors. New plug wires. New tires. Not getting a check engine light. Was told that it could be the coil pack breaking down,

leaking anti freeze behind block down exhaust pipe

Window won't go down with clip on plug broke

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w do I know if I am getting an accurate price and dianosis?

sagging drivers door

New GM engine with 2k miles runs perfect after warmup. I'm a little worried that whatever is wrong may finally end up with engine not starting as part wears out. This condition causes no codes to be set. Thanks for any help.

New engine from GM after the intake manifold problem. Otherwise runs perfect. A friend at a GMC dealership said that it's a problem with a sensor in the enrichment circuit. Van is at a GM dealership now and tech's are stumped. Any Help?? Problem is almost invisible in summer because temp rises fast, but winter is bad for a few minutes.

sometimes the van wont start..then u wait a few miutes or open and close the door before it starts again..would like to know if can disengage alarm all together

The message center light came on yesterday. I read about it and did not use heater or radio today. However, tonight the gas gauge kept moving to Empty (just filled up) and car wants to die.

no power at all