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  • 1996 Dodge Dakota Speedometer Not Registering I have a 1996 Dodge Dakota and my speedometer isn’t registering. I’ve replaced the speed sensor and it still doesn’t register. ProTech: You could have a faulty speedometer, which would require replacement of the instrument cluster. Or there could be a wiring problem somewhere between the vehicle speed sensor and instrument panel gagues cluster. OK, cause all the ...
  • 2000 Toyota Solara 3.0L Won’t Start 2000 Toyota Solara No Crank No Start already spent a lot of money and time trying to figure this out! Had it for 1yr no issues until now! Full power until ”start” position, no power to starter, full power in relay, has spark, lights shut off as normal when turned, no click. (Checked:) Battery,cables, fuses, relays, starter, ...
  • 2006 Chevy Silverado Transmission and Heater Problems Hi I just had a rebuild transmission put in my 06 Chevy Silverado truck. It ran fine for a couple of day now it doesn’t get any gears. ProTech: Well I would say you’ve got a problem again in the transmission. Was it rebuilt by someone that knew what they were doing? Yes it was by a machine shop. Something had ...
  • Pontiac Grand Prix Knocking Noise- Will Not Crank Over Yes, I have a 2005 Grand Prix and every time it shifts it makes a slight knocking noise. Shifts sorry. That’s OK, something like that could be a bad motor or transmission mount. Or, possibly something inside the transmission. Does it do it every up-shift in every gear? No just once OK, so is it like right from ...
  • Should I Use Factory Repacement Parts in my Car? A lot of people are under the assumption that parts are parts, and getting the lowest price on a certain part for your vehicle is key in deciding what or where to buy. This is about as far from the truth as possible. As a rule of thumb, and as many cases in life agree, ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Impala Engine Cranking With Key Removed Hey just wondering if you would know what would cause a 2003 Chevy Impala to turn over without the key in it Mechanic JK: Was there any work done to it recently? Does it just crank and crank till you disconnect battery or something? New transmission but it did it before that and yes on crank till you ...
  • Chevrolet Malibu Transmission Codes And Slipping Problems I have code dtc p1887 how do I fix it thanks. 2003 Chevy Malibu 3.1L. That code is for an problem inside the trans. The P1811 code is normally caused by a bad transmission pressure control solenoid. GM has released a technical service bulletin that outlines the cause of this problem and the fix. Or there ...
  • How To Replace 2009 Chevy Traverse Fuse How do i change the power outlet fuse on my 2009 Chevy Traverse. The front one and passenger one went out and is not charging our cell phones. The one all the way in the back by the hatch is working still so that is why i assume its the fuse. ProTech: More than likely your phone ...
  • Ponitac Grand Am Theft Warning Light And Won’t Start My 1996 Pontiac theft system light is on. i start car then it turns off with the theft light on. The I restart the car the light goes off and everything is fine but i don’t want to be stranded. i have searched and many post say cut a yellow wire? Yes, i have read about disabling ...
  • No Heat In My 2000 Chevrolet Malibu – Blower Not Working Hi. My heat stopped working in my 2000 Chevy Malibu. The heat was making a chortling-type sound and then stopped working. Then it came on again a couple times but seems to be done now. What do you think is wrong with it? Mechanic JK: Does the blower motor still blow air out of the vents? No. No ...

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