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  • 2001 Pontiac Bonneville cost to fix misfire I’m looking to buy this car and the people that are selling it said they replaced the spark plugs and found it may be the wires, causing it to miss fire, so the question is (1) what could it cost to fix (2) what other things could this be (3) how much would it approxmently cost ...
  • 2007 GMC Sierra Burns Oil and Idle Problems 2007 GMC Sierra with 50k miles has started to use oil, could this be a PCV problem? There have been problems with oil consumption on those engines. Mainly a piston ring problem, but there is a service bulletin to attempt a correction before replacing pistons and rings, which is a big job. Do you have a number ...
  • 2005 Chevy Equinox Blower Motor Speed Problems 2005 Chevrolet Equinox, starts up but when I put it in gear, it is in overdrive. Turn it off then restart it, it works fine for a while, then does the same thing again at a stop sign or light. Mechanic JK: what makes you think it is in overdrive? That’s what it seems. Hit the gas and ...
  • Chevy Corvette Engine Overheating Problems Last week I got to work on a Chevrolet Corvette that had an overheating problem. This was no ordinary Corvette though, it was a Supercharged Callaway Corvette! Let’s just say it’s quite a bit different than your regular every day Corvette. At first I thought there may have been some engine problem causing the overheating ...
  • 1997 Honda Accord Gas Gauge Problem Filled up with gas and gas hand went to full and later on gas gauge hand is down pass empty. What has cause this and is this a simply (meaning cost) fix? Thanks for your response. Answer: Sounds like your Honda has a bad fuel level sensor/ sensor. This is a resistor that sensor the fuel level and ...
  • My 2001 Chevy Malibu 3.1L Is Overheating I have a 2001 Chevy Malibu. Bought it new. Very low maintenance car so far. Now my heat will only work if driven down the road or RPM’s raised. Replaced thermostat. No leaks any where. Heater core not clogged. Full of coolant. Does NOT overheat. What could it be? What size engine? How have you determined ...
  • Where Is The Coolant Temp Sensor Located? Where is the Coolant temperature sensor located at on a 1999 Oldsmobile Silhouette? ProTech: It is located on the left side of the front cylinder head on the intake. ok if that is bad will it keep the cooling fans from coming on have replaced the Coolant temperature switch and all 3 relays and the still will not ...
  • 2015 Hyundai Sonata Eco First Drive One of three available powertrain options for the all-new 2015 Hyundai Sonata midsize sedan, an almost perfunctory green-oriented trim level
  • Oldsmobile Silhouette Belt Pulley Replacement I have a 2002 Oldsmobile Silhouette and the main drive pulley appears to have a sleeve on it (the grooved part of pulley) and it popped off how do I put it back on or does it need replaced. ProTech: Just so I am clear. You have the pulley off the car and the sleeve has come loose? No, ...
  • 1999 Chevrolet Silverado Engine Light Code P0336 I have a 1999 Chevy Silverado 1500 series, 5.3. Code reads p0336 crankshaft sensor. Have replaced sensor 3 times and will not start. Put old sensor in and start. ProTech: When you replace the Crankshaft Sensor, you need to do a ‘crankshaft variation relearn’ with a scanner, or you will still have problems. How would i do that? You ...