Question Answered: Door Locks
October 14, 2009, 06:14 PM
Inspect Instrument panel Fuse block (in cab fuse panel) number 13 . 20A fuse.
Question Answered: oil change alarm
October 14, 2009, 06:00 PM
To reset oil change indicator after performing scheduled maintenance, turn ignition on with engine off. Fully depress accelerator pedal slowly 3 times within ten seconds. Turn ignition off. Start engine. If indicator message illuminates when engine is started, repeat reset procedure.
Question Answered: INDICATOR LIGHT/ALARM
October 14, 2009, 05:51 PM
Anti-Theft system is causing alarm to come on due to a bad / loose switch or wire connector for your open door indicator or rear door at which time causes dome light to turn on. Inspection of which door switch is causing dash light and dome light to come on should be performed. Make sure all doors are close properly including back door and glass hatch.
Question Answered: air bag light
October 14, 2009, 05:35 PM
The use of a Scan Tool will be required to inspect and clear trouble codes. Disconnecting battery cables will not clear codes.
Question Answered: Coolant/water around the spark plug hole
October 14, 2009, 05:29 PM
There is a Service Bulletin for this problem. Reference number 01 - T- 47. Which calls for Adding one 10 gram pellet of engine cooling system sealer. Contact your local Dealer or repair shop regarding service bulletin.
Question Answered: vibration
October 14, 2009, 05:19 PM
There are many conditions that can cause Vibrations. Tires should be inspected for proper tire pressure and condition/wear , tires out of balance can cause a vibration. bent wheels/ rims. Inspection of Suspension parts should be performed, upper and lower ball joints, control arms upper and lower, tie rod ends. Condition of drive shaft and universal u joints and shocks should be performed.
Question Answered: engine emits blue smoke at first start
October 14, 2009, 05:12 PM
After Engine shuts down hot engine oil is introduced into combustion chamber either by weak or bad cylinder head valve seals or weak or bad engine piston rings. As vehicle sits overnight and vehicle is started excess engine oil in combustion chamber is burned causing blue smoke. Your local repair shop or dealer should perform a diagnostic of your engine to determine overall condition.
Question Answered: Random misfire, replaced everything
October 14, 2009, 04:54 PM
You did not mention if you had inspected your Fuel system for proper fuel pressure and volume, low flow or restricted fuel filter can cause a cylinder misfire. Inspection of Distributor shaft for excessive play should be performed. Depending on what engine you have crankshaft sensor and camshaft sensor signal/wave pattern should be inspected also. Vacuum leaks at intake manifold can cause engine misfire, bad wire connectors at computer, injectors and sensors should be inspected for proper connection and fit.
Question Answered: What would cause the car to stall while driving?
October 14, 2009, 04:28 PM
The first step in any type of electrical diagnosis is a visual and physical inspection of wiring harness connectors to determine whether or not terminals are making good contact, or whether terminasl has been damaged or lack of connection. Your local Repair shop or Dealer should perform a diagnostic of your Computer control system, Fuel system and Ignition system and determine which system is causing your vehicle to stall.
Question Answered: rough idle when cold and will stall when put in drive
October 14, 2009, 03:57 PM
Basics should be inspected for rough Idle. Proper Base Idle speed adjustment should be performed. Further inspection of Throttle body for carbon build up on throttle blade will cause a low Idle condition. Engine should be inspected for vacuum leaks. Ignition system should be inspected . Fuel pressure should be inspected for proper fuel pressure and volume. Your local repair shop should perform a full diagnostic and also inspect computer control system for trouble codes.