mamma shelley

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Question Asked: A/C worked fine last year. Now the drivers side never cools, passenger is cold
June 19, 2012, 06:25 PM
Had the radiator flushed last august, but a/c still worked fine. All of a sudden now that it is hot, the a/c will not cool the drivers side. Anything I can do without bringing it in to the dealer.
Question Asked: Driver side rear brake lights going out too frequently
May 24, 2012, 10:16 AM
I occasionally find water inside when I remove the panel to change the brake lights (driver side only). Can't figure out how it got in, and this last time I replaced the bulbs, they were out again within a couple weeks. What could I use to seal, and where? everything seems tight when I bolt everything back up.
Question Asked: front rotors & brake pads replaced as well as L frnt whl bearing, probs on bumps
September 09, 2011, 01:57 AM
When I am slowing down/braking as I go over a bumpy area, the brakes do not "catch" - otherwise they work fine. Does something need to be fine-tuned?
Question Asked: Water dripping on front passengerfloor just in last few wks when using A/C.
July 31, 2011, 04:16 PM
I noticed the water only comes out when the car is in forward motion and the A/C is on. I felt under the glove box where it seemed to be coming from and there is an opening, and in the opening seems to be some kind of spongy foam material that is soaked. Could it be because of the extreme humidity/dew point that we have experienced this summer? Or is something really wrong?
Question Asked: My car has been stalling intermittently fuel gage weird 2 massairflowsensor new
July 06, 2011, 10:01 PM
Sensor replaced in 2008. Mostly city miles since 2007. Ran out of gas a year ago - fuel gage was acting weird. No pattern to when it stalls. Usually starts right up again. Til last weekend. Had to sit abt 5 min till it started on 4th try. Then last night drove abt 6 miles on freeway. Car turned off while I picked up friend from work. 5 minutes later car would not start. Was parked on slight incline (parking lot at McDs) so coasted back. Started after 5-6 tries and 10 minutes of cursing & praying. Help!! No diagnostic codes showed when tested w handheld code reader.
Question Answered: I HAVE A 2002 BUICK LESABRE CUSTOM,AND I AM HAVING PROBLEMS WITH THE FUEL GAUGE.
June 19, 2012, 06:27 PM
I had the same problem last year. You need to replace the Fuel Guage Sensor. Minor part, near fuel pump.
Question Answered: How do I replace right rear turn signal bulb?
July 06, 2011, 10:48 PM
Yup. Its the bulb. Check your owner's manual for exact location and bulbsizes. For my 2000 LeSabre I have to remove 7 nuts which removes the entire back panel - from inside the trunk. Not easy since you are looking up in the air with your head upside down and sideways. And you will need an extended length socket because it is up and in there. My local Ace Hardware guy tried different sockets until he found the one that would fit. My advice - buy extra bulbs - if the panel leaks any water or condensation, you will do this several times a year.
Problem Reported: Fuel Level Sensor Failure
September 15, 2010, 10:08 PM
<p>It is common for the fuel level sensor in the fuel tank read the fuel level incorrectly. The sensor must be replaced to correct the condition. Our technicians recommend having the complete <a id="ce_77" class="ct_glossary tooltip" href="/fuel-pump">fuel pump</a> module replaced on high mileage vehicles.</p>
Problem Reported: Check Engine Light Due to Gas Cap Issue
September 15, 2010, 10:07 PM
<p>Illumination of the <a class="ct_auto care advice tooltip" href="/understanding-the-check-engine-light"><span class="ct_how_to tooltip">Check Engine Light</span></a> may be the result of a loose or worn gas cap.</p>
Problem Reported: Intake Manifold Gaskets Can Develop Engine Oil Leaks
September 15, 2010, 10:05 PM
<p>The <a id="ce_5616" class="ct_glossary tooltip" href="/intake-manifold-gasket">intake manifold gasket</a> can develop external <a id="ce_59" class="ct_glossary tooltip" href="/engine-oil">engine oil</a> leaks. The intake manifold will need to be removed and the <span class="ct_glossary tooltip">gaskets</span> replaced to correct this issue.</p>
Problem Reported: Front Struts May Wear at 75,000 Miles
September 15, 2010, 10:05 PM
<p>The <a id="ce_112" class="ct_glossary tooltip" href="/front-suspension-strut">front struts</a> may show signs of wear, or be excessively bouncy ride at freeway speeds. This may begin to occur at around 75,000 miles.</p>
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