jason94

Journeyman
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I enjoy helping people with their automotive questions. This site has also helped me a few times.
Recent Activity

Question Asked: obd II
March 08, 2010, 01:40 PM
I recently replaced opti spark on caprice. Should i have computer reprogrammed and how much does a shop typically charge for this service?
Question Asked: ignition problem-coil on plug ignition type
March 08, 2010, 01:26 PM
car started missing more and more over ashort period of time. with 52000 miles i suspected spark plugs so i replaced them. The problem remained and a scan showed p0304(misfire at cylinder #4). I took the coil from #4 and switched with #2 and the code changed but engine was still missing. Does this sound like a coil assembly and wondering possible causes. Please advise.
Question Asked: catalytic convertors
February 03, 2010, 02:19 PM
Can failing cats cause a hesitation or stumble especially when engine is under load?
Question Answered: my Battery drains down in few hours new battery and had alternator checked ok?
January 02, 2013, 03:28 PM
Check your battery terminals or replace them if not already. Something may be slowly draining the charging system.
Question Answered: brake work
October 22, 2010, 03:44 PM
Go to the autozone near you and you can rent a brake caliber removel kit for free. This makes removal a snap.
Question Answered: hood won't open
October 22, 2010, 03:42 PM
You could also try lubricating the latch with WD40 and try working it loose. If that doesn't work take Superbob's advise.
Question Answered: what type battery does it use
October 22, 2010, 03:40 PM
Any parts store will be able to tell you your options and at least your dealing with this now instead of the middle of the winter
Question Answered: caliber reomval
October 22, 2010, 03:38 PM
You would need a hex only if the bolt is recessed. Its most likely metric but test both or check your manual it will state which one and guide you through the repair.
Question Answered: fuel system problems
June 12, 2010, 04:04 PM
Maybe there was water or impurities in the fuel you got that day. Have the fuel tank drained or at least use an additive and don't fill up at that station anymore.
Question Answered: Windshield Wiper Fluid warning light
June 12, 2010, 04:00 PM
Just use water to test the tank for leaks- the light should only come on after the fluid is below the check line.
Question Answered: engine light
May 21, 2010, 01:51 PM
There can be several reasons why this happens that is why it is vital that you have your engine light scanned to determine the specific code.
Question Answered: steering issue
May 21, 2010, 01:48 PM
Steering gear may have a leak or clogged fluid passage that is restricting the flow.
Question Answered: brakes
May 21, 2010, 01:35 PM
Try using a penetrating fluid to work into the bolt. Then, using a socket ratchet, tap the end of the ratchet with a hammer and "dink" it loose. Also make sure your turning the right way because it will be in reverse if the bolt is behind the caliper facing out.
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