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  • 2002 chevy trailblazer stall and oil light When I stop at red light oil pressure gauge drops to zero and then back up and engine tries to stall. Then i take off and its fine, it only happens driving in town,not on interstate. Any help? Answer: The light is coming on because it is nearing a stall. The stalling is the main problem. Check ...
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  • 2009 Nissan Sentra Needs Timing Chain I have been told by the dealership that my 176000 miles 2009 Nissan Sentra 2.0 SL needs a timing chain and it will cost me $2500 (parts and labor). Considering the year is it worth replacing or just cut my loss. Also can I trade it in as it is. Do you think the dealership ...
  • 1997 Pontiac Sunfire Ignition Switch Recall The wire running from positive post of battery to solenoid burned up tonight causing lights, engine, etc to just shut down while I was driving leaving a hot electrical smell on my 1997 PONTIAC SUNFIRE CONV. What happened? ProTech: There is a recall from General Motors for that exact problem. Do you know if it has been ...
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  • 2006 Chevrolet Impala Shifter Stuck In Park Yes. I have a 2006 Chevy Impala and it is stuck in my garage. I cannot get the shifter to move form park to drive. It is running right now. ProTech: This is a common problem. You have an issue with the shift interlock solenoid, most likely a broken wire. If you shut the car off, you ...
  • Chevy Blazer Heater, Gauges and 4WD Drive Problems Chevy Blazer. My heat won’t work but nothing’s leaking can u please help me. With the heat not working, I’ll have to assume you mean it just blows cold instead of not blowing at all. If you have no heat, you probably have a restriction somewhere in the system, or a cooling system component not functioning ...
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