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  • Extended Automotive Car Repair Warranty Explained Let’s talk a little bit about warranties. Everything from your factory warranty to extended warranties. New cars, used cars, and just about any car these days has some form of warranty! Like I said in my earlier article, most new car makers have really extended their factory warranty on new vehicles for a long time. Take ...
  • Ford Taurus No Power Steering After Rack And Pump Replaced Can you tell me what else I need to do to fix my 2003 ford Taurus I replaced the rack and pinion and the power steering pump on it and the wheel is still hard to turn Answer: I assume you replaced these parts to fix a no power steering problem? But, if you replaced the rack ...
  • 3.4L and 3.1L V6 Engine Sensor Locations Common engine sensor and control component locations for the GM 3.1L and 3.4L V6 (3100, 3400) MAP Sensor. EGR Valve. EVAP System Purge Solenoid. Idle Air Control Motor (IAC). Throttle Position Sensor (TPS). Throttle Body. Intake Air Temperature Sensor (IAT). Fuel Pressure Regulator. Coolant Temperature Sensor (ECT). Mass Airflow Sensor (MAF). PCV Valve. Cam Position Sensor (behind and below power steering pump).
  • Toyota Corolla Engine Problems Hi. I have a small problem with my Toyota corolla 97 1.6L. has the light of the engine on, take it to auto zone and the code that came out is P0303. According to them it was the helmet of the ignition. I bought him the ignition helmet, the spark plugs, the spark plug wires, ...
  • Hyundai Elantra Overheats and Stopped Running Question: I have a Hyundai Elantra which stopped running. When I had it towed to the Hyundai dealer, they told me that the head gasket was blown. They indicated that the upper and lower radiator hoses had been reversed at the thermostat housing causing air to be trapped at the front of the housing and ...
  • 2003 Pontiac Grand Prix Transmission And Catalytic Converter Codes I have a 2003 Pontiac Grand Prix GT with a 3.8L Series II engine. I am having 2 different issues with this vehicle. First, the transmission has started jerking hard into gears. It seems that it only does it once the car gets up to a normal operating temperature. I will be stopped at a ...
  • Dodge Stratus Wipers Stopped Working I have a 2005 Dodge Stratus. The wipers suddenly stopped working. I checked the fuse, seemed OK. I disconnected the connector on the jumper motor. It appears to be getting power. I turn on intermittent, slow and fast and the connector spot with power changed. I am pretty sure I am hearing the relays click ...
  • 1989 Buick regal 3.1 won’t start when engine warms up 1989 Buick regal 3.1 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 plugs it has gas pressure of 45psi. Changed ECM and ignition module. If I wait for to cool off it will start again. Idle position sensor ...
  • Honda Prelude Will Not Start Hi I have a 1995 Honda Prelude. About a few days ago I started having problems with my rear brake lights. They would not turn off, so I took it in to a repair shop and they replaced the brake light switch. Everything was fine with he lights and everything else and working good. Then ...
  • 1998 Buick Regal Blowing Smoke And Knocking I have a 1998 Buick Regal and it has a knock coming from the engine and dies when driving. Also it starts up very rough and won’t go past 4000 RPM’s. Possible timing issue? It blows out black smoke too. Mechanic JK: OK. An engine knock is not usually a timing issue. And black smoke is not either. Is the ...

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