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  • Ford Explorer Smog Test And Engine Noises Yes I have to go for an emissions test. What will they be looking for? What year is your vehicle? It’s a 1999 Ford Explorer. Alright, usually with vehicles 1996 and newer, the emissions facility will just plug into your vehicle’s diagnostic port and see if there are any trouble codes stored or failures present. They may also ...
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  • 2002 Chevy Impala Ignition Replaced But Still Won’t Start I have a 2002 Chevy Impala and had the ignition replaced and still having problem with starting, security light still comes on. Ok, what exactly did you have replaced? The ignition switch. Alright, the switch itself has nothing to do with the security light coming on. You most likely need a new ignition cylinder and Passlock sensor housing…that ...
  • 1996 Chevrolet Suburban P0420 – Brakes Pulsate My 1996 Chevy Suburban has a code Code P0420 code and bad sensors showing on code with large vacuum leak. I’ve sprayed carb cleaner all over the intake and brake booster house and all other vacuum lines and found nothing. I don’t know what else to do. ProTech: First of all the code P0420 is for a ...
  • Do It Yourself Car Maintenance And Repairs Just a quick article about some things you ‘do-it-yourself’ guys and gals should keep in mind when doing repairs and regular maintenance on your vehicle. Now, I obviously do all the work and maintenance on my own vehicles since that is what I do for a living. Other people attempt to maintain and repair their ...
  • 2000 Chevy Impala Transmission Problems 2000 Chevy impala 143,000 miles. I had a new transmission put in 13 months ago. Lately I noticed the slipping again and swooshing noises like liquid moving. Happens more when engine is hot (after 25-50 miles of driving) For two weeks now the engine light has been going off and on. Today I took it ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Malibu Has A Very High Idle 2002 Chevy Malibu w/3.4L idles @3,000 rpm. The TPS, PCV, fuel filter, fuel pump assembly, and charcoal canister was replaced after vacuum hoses were repaired. What else could cause this problem? Well really the only thing that will do that would be a bad throttle position sensor, or a major vacuum leak. A stuck open idle ...
  • Chevrolet Traverse And GMC Timing Chains Replacement A big thing we’ve seen a lot of over the past year or so, has been timing chain problems on the Chevy Traverse, Saturn Outlook, GMC Acadia, and Buick Enclave. All of these SUV’s have the 3.6 liter V6 engine with dual overhead cams. What is happening on these vehicles is that the timing chains ...
  • 2000 Oldsmobile Intrique Coolant Boiling Over and Gauge Reads Hot This is a long shot by me and hope that you will help me. I have a 2000 Oldsmobile Intrigue. I got new and have been keeping it up since. You have probably heard of this engine running hot during the winter time ( for those of us that live in cold states) but normal ...