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The manual says it's a self defense mechanism when it senses the transaxle overheating. It switches into 5 th gear and the car slows down when this happens. Then it returns to normal speed.
It has been flashing occasionally for about 2 weeks.

Just purchased used unable to lock steering wheel.

When not startING door locks are locking & unlockING .high beam indicator starts to flash on & off .you can jump. start. the vehicle.

Heater coil also replaced, radiator flushed radiator seems to be getting Airbound.

I replaced the thermostat because the car was blowing out cold air. Still blowing cold air, and trying to overheat.

It just stopped working. I can open it manually.

I need some help figuring out why my car won't start with a band new battery after driven about 15 miles without an oil filter

Work, temperature gauge all the sudden stopped working, and the cool down motor is going when I come to a stop. But shuts off instantly when I shut motor off, watz the problem and can I still drive it home?

It appears to have cracked all at once, not a gradual crack. Also passenger airbag light flickers off and on when a child is in the passenger seat. I have an error of service airbag is on control panel.

It appears to have cracked all at once, not a gradual crack. Also the airbag light flickers off and on when a child is in the passenger seat. I have an error of service airbag is on control panel.

It appears to have cracked all at once, not a gradual crack. Also the airbag light flickers off and on when a child is in the passenger seat. I have an error of service airbag is on control panel.

Transmission was pulling slow and jerking now it don't change gears now or move but it start right up but won't move when I change it into gears.

First off, noticed a while back water soaks the floor boards front and back. Recently the heat quit working when idling. Blows luke warm air but when pressing down on the gas it then blows hot air. Now the car is overheating. Does it mainly when sitting still and idling. Normally cools down while driving. But also noticed it overheats if driving interstate at high speeds such as 70 or 80 but is okay when driving about 50 or 55. Noticed that after parked and car is turned off the fans will kick on. When we Opened up place to put antifreeze noticed it was nasty looking and was bubbling. I don't think it's circulating threw at all. Normally no lose of coolant but sometimes seems to have lost some. But haven't experienced any leaks at all. What cld all this be?

Why isn't the drivers side door speaker working? The door chime, seat belt buzzer, and keys in ignition chime seem to be tied into the speaker and they aren't working. What could be the problem?

The freeze plug blew out after the engine overheated a few times. GM dealership service center said they tried to put a plug in but it kept coming out. They said because its in the rear of the engine it will cost $1574 to replace.

Headlights wont turn off when the ignition is off, also smoke coming from the steering wheel.

When I look for this so called switch all that comes up is solenoids.. I'm afraid to drive it to the local parts store to have the computer put on it please help

water is on the floor front and back both sides. Amount of water on floor dep on how much it rains

water is on the floor front and back both sides. Amount of water on floor dep on how much it rains

The driveshaft is extremely rusty. I am looking to replace it or have it repaired. However, if I don't need the driveshaft, I will have it removed.

While driving on the freeway the other day I notice the car was sounding a bit rough. Once on a quieter street I turned it off then on and realized my car sounds like a diesel or like I am a teenage boy in a Honda with a spoiler! Noise is present on start up and while driving. Seems like muffler? Any Ideas or is this a costly repair? Car is regularly maintained With synthetic oil. Recently has had issues with the mass air flow, but once it was cleaned it seemed to be rectified.

When we drive the car for a while the breaks will start to apply by themself. It will get to the point when driving fast it will start to shake the car real bad. We disconnected the ABS but did not help. What may be causing this.

Had a front end lined up, then the lights came on

It doesn't happen all the time. The key will turn on a couple times in a row, and then it will act up again