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  • 2000 GMC Yukon Stuck In 4 Wheel High 2000 GMC Yukon-4×4 is stuck in 4hi. service 4wd light on dash is on. i changed the dash switch, same problem. i pull off the transfer case actuator and hit switch, it makes a noise and the front diff act makes noise too. the transfer case actuator does not turn though. is it supposed to? ProTech Yes ...
  • 1998 Honda Civic Runs Bad- Code P0172 Fuel Trim Rich Bank 1 Live Chat: 1998 Honda Civic LX D16Y7 195k Automatic. Initially had a rough/surging idle problem, cleaned throttle body, injectors are good, new spark plugs, IAC valve good. Car idles fine but running conditions are crap. Loses power at seemingly random times. Finally ran diagnostic tool and came back with P0172 System Too Rich (Bank .1). ...
  • Expensive Mechanics Tools Required To Repair Your Vehicle Here’s a big one that we as mechanics are always unrecognized for…..our tools! The everyday average person has no idea of the equipment and tools needed these days to repair a vehicle. Experienced journeyman technicians can have upwards of $50,000 in tools alone, and sometimes even much higher than that! Everyone usually starts out the ...
  • 1998 Chevrolet Silverado Stalls When Hitting Brakes When i apply the brake it kills the motor on my 1998 Chevy Silverado 5.7 liter .i just changed the gas tank,fuel pump, and,fuel filter. Truck runs great until you apply brake. Mechanic JK: Does your truck die out as soon as you touch the brake pedal, or does it die out as you coming to a ...
  • 1989 Buick regal 3.1 won’t start when engine warms up 1989 Buick Regal with the 3.1L V6 engine. Car runs fine for 10 minutes. If you shut it off it won’t restart but it will turn over. It has spark to all six spark plugs it has gas pressure of 45psi. Changed the ECM and ignition control module (ICM). If I wait for the engine ...
  • GMC Sierra Auto Transmission Slipping Overdrive does not work and take-off is very slow unless I manually shift from 1st to 2nd then 3rd. I had a GMC service center flush the Transmission and Torque Converter and change the fluid in both the Transmission and the Torque Converter about 5000 miles ago. The service manager said it would no be ...
  • 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 ...
  • Body Shop Repairs Cause More Car Problems So, the other day I had this Chevrolet Impala come in the shop. It was dropped off by a local body shop who had repaired the front end of the car from an accident. It had been pretty severely damaged, with a hard hit to the left front fender/hood area. After repairs from the body ...
  • 3.1L and 3.4L Engine Push Rod Locations I dropped the box with the push rods. Now they are mixed. I know that they are different lengths. What is the order? Attached is a picture of the front cylinder head (2,4,6). Thanks for your time. 3400 pushrod locations 3100 pushrod locations
  • Honda Civic Transmission Acting Up Hello I have a 2002 Honda Civic hx manual transmission that has been giving me some problems. If I don’t shift the gears early it will sputter and Jerk. Also it will not go over 60 mph or it will do the same thing. Answer: It sounds like your Honda has an engine problem not a ...

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