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  • 1999 Chevrolet Blazer Misfire Cylinder Number 2 Hello, I have a 1999 Chevy Blazer 4×4, 4.3l Vortec v6. Truck starts, and idle & rev are great til about 2500 rpm. Hooked up OBDII scanner, gave a “P0302” code which states “cylinder 2 misfire”. From what I found on Blazer Forum net, shows possible ignition problems. Went through and changed the distributor cap ...
  • Chevrolet Tahoe Engine Knock And Transmission Problem Question: I have a 1997 Chevy Tahoe that 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. Don’t know how that happened. ProTech: Too much engine oil in the crankcase can cause engine damage, but will usually muffle the noise ...
  • Chevy Trailblazer RPM’s jump up and down Hi i have a 2002 Trailblazer and my engine light is on. i just had to replace a purge valve, cleaned the throttle body, and replaced the 6th cylinder. While i was driving my car was jerking back and forth while my rpm were dropping then jumping back up again. I’m not to sure what is ...
  • 2009 Chevy Impala Engine Light And Reduced Power 2009 Chevrolet Impala won’t seem to have any pick up says reduced engine power on dash. Have you noticed if the check engine light is on as well the ‘reduced engine power’ message on the driver information center? Yes it is on all the time but was on before I have this problem. Well you may have more ...
  • 1991 GMC Sonoma baby gas pedal till up to speed I have a 1991 GMC Sonoma, 2.8 liter TBI engine, 5 speed, 81,000 miles that bogs downs when you give it gas you can baby the gas pedal to get up to speed but its still not quite right. This is more severe in cold weather than warm but there is still some what the ...
  • 2001 Pontiac Grand Prix Service Engine Light P1404 The service engine soon light came on and when the diagnostic code registered a P1404 number. What is that? I had the converter changed several months ago because it was plugged. ProTech: What year and model vehicle do you have? 2001 Pontiac Gran Prix GT with 3.8L V-6. The EGR valve? Ok, that code is for the EGR valve, ...
  • 1999 Lincoln Town Car Multiple Warning Lights Recently, my car battery went bad, my boyfriend put in a temporary battery until I could get new one. Today, my car died, so we got it jumped off. It was running fine until halfway home. At a stoplight, all lights started going on and off. The service engine soon light, the check trac light, and ...
  • 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 ...
  • 2000 Oldsmobile Intrique Coolant Boiling Over and Gauge Reads Hot This is a long shot by me and hope that you will help me. I have a 2000 Oldsmobile Intrigue. I got new and have been keeping it up since. You have probably heard of this engine running hot during the winter time ( for those of us that live in cold states) but normal ...
  • 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 ...

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