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  • Hot Air Blowing From Vents With Air Conditioning On With the very, very hot temperatures the country has been experiencing lately, especially the Midwest, I thought I would write a bit about how these temperature can affect your car’s air conditioning system. Basically, the hotter it is, the less effective the air conditioning becomes. This can be a real annoyance, since we all like ...
  • 1995 Buick Regal Rough Idle I have a 1995 Buick Regal. All of a sudden it seems to load up on fuel rough idle, have put new fuel pump in and didn’t help. has to be primed to get started once it runs its fine unless you shut if off then it has to be primed again before it will ...
  • 2004 Toyota Tundra Loosing Battery Power and Gauges Yes, hi I was driving and radio went off, dashboard dimmed, gauges all fell, speedometer when up and down then stopped at 0, lights dimmed, truck kept almost stopping. turned off lights and windshield wipers, then truck surged on, then after 1 mile or so it finally quit. turned it back on and lights on but ...
  • 1990 power steering not working I have a chevy 1990 van 350 & i had a mechanic replace the power steering pump NAPA forgot to give me the ”reservoir” when it was done (which cost $255!) my steering will sometime work and sometimes not ie … it goes in and out? What might be the problem? Could it be? 1) dirt left in as ...
  • GMC Envoy P0894 Slipping transmission P0894 code I have 2005 GMC Envoy. I already changed fluid and filter when driving it will shift in 1st and 2nd fine then when gets to 3rd it will just idle real high like it’s in neutral. I have to keep giving gas and letting off until it hits gear. Is my trans shot or ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Suburban ABS Activation My 2001 Chevrolet Suburban has the ABS brakes kick on when I come to a stop…most of the time. I have been told abs speed sensors or EBCM module. My ABS and brake lights don’t work. they aren’t on and don’t come on even when I start the car. From your experience what is the more common ...
  • Chevy, Buick and GMC Fuel Gauge Problem How much does it cost to fix a gas gauge for a Buick Century 2001 model?? ProTech: Are we talking the gauge itself, or the fuel level sensor that controls the gauge? The gauge itself. To replace the gauge you have to replace the entire instrument cluster assembly. That can only be done at a dealership, and is usually ...
  • 2005 Chevy Trialblazer Transmission Not in Gear I have just replaced the engine in my 2005 Trailblazer. I can move the shifter lever but it will not go into gear. It cranks and idles fine. Engine will rev with the shifter in any position. You probably left the shift cable off, it may have come disconnected from the transmission. It’s there and installed. Or you ...
  • 1995 Cadillac Eldorado Rear Air Shocks And ABS Problems I have a 1995 Cadillac Eldorado. Recently I had to change the air shocks in the rear of the vehicle. The rear auto air level shocks which is standard on the vehicle was disable by the mechanic as he said it is not necessary to have it. Now the ABS light is on and the ...
  • 1997 Chevrolet Tahoe Engine Knock And Transmission Problem I have a 1997 Chevy Tahoe was running great changed oil, now engine is knocking. Any ideas. When I changed it there was alot more oil in it than should be. ProTech: Too much oil in the crankcase can cause engine damage, but will usually muffle it until it is drained and then filled to the ...