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  • Chevy Traverse Hard Starting After Refueling HAVE A 2015 CHEVY TRAVERSE WITH A V-6 3.6 LITRE ENGINE. IT IS HARD TO CRANK AFTER REFUELING. IF YOU LEAVE IT RUNNING WHILE REFUELING, IT WILL RUN ROUGH FOR A FEW MINUTES AND THEN LEVEL OUT. BEEN TO AN AUTO SHOP WITH NO RESULTS. HELP !! Answer: I assume when you say hard cranking, that ...
  • Oldsmobile PCV Full Of Oil After Intake Gaskets Replaced Is a wet and oily PCV valve & housing internally a normal condition on the 3800 V6 or is there something wrong? I just replaced intake manifold gaskets along w/ new upper intake plenum (includes new PCV valve + housing), on 1997 Oldsmobile Regency 3.8, due to gasket failure & coolant in cylinders / crankcase. ...
  • 2001 Chevrolet Cavalier Trac Off and Engine Light Well my car is dead and it won’t start. The Trac off light came on and the check engine light and the battery light and the oil light came on and when I went to step on the gas pedal it wouldn’t increase speed. It is a 2001 Chevy Cavalier. Does the engine crank over when ...
  • 1996 GMC Sierra Air Compressor Clicking Why does my air conditioner compressor engage and click loudly when heater is on. ProTech: The A/C compressor will run when you have the heater on defrost to take the moisture out of the air in your car. If it did not run, you would have water running down the inside of your windshield. This is a ...
  • 2005 Chevy Equinox heat air problem My 05 equinox heat/air was blowing perfect, and then slowly started to stop, coming on sometimes when I would turn the middle knob, until stopping completely. We replaced the resistor, but that did not fix it. Answer: If you mean the fan is blowing fine, but the air temperature looses heat, then this is not a ...
  • 1997 Pontiac Grand Prix Engine Overheating Hello first time here, just looking for a little help or a lot, well here is my issues. I purchased a 1998 Pontiac Grand Prix gt 171k. It had a blown headgasket, so did all repairs, valve job, new water pump, ect sensor, t-stat, upper and lower hoses, replaced radiator not new but good. Also ...
  • Saturday Was No Fun For This Auto Mechanic Alright, have you ever had one of those days where everything went wrong? Well, today was one of those days! First off, it was about as hot and humid as possible which made everything else just even worse. Right from the get go this morning I could tell it was just going to be one ...
  • How To Get Year End Model New Car Deals Just a quick post to talk about all the year end new car deals. This is a really good time to buy a new car if you’re in the market! The best savings can usually be found from late August to late September at your new car dealer. Plus, with the economy the way it ...
  • Nissan Altima Heater blowing cold air all the time I have a 2003 Nissan Altima a couple of days ago the car over heated we drove it less than 2 minutes and put coolant in it. It was bone dry but we filled it up well ever since then my car has been acting crazy. Ever since then my car was been having steam/smoke ...
  • My 1999 Pontiac Grand Am Won’t Start I’m having a problem with the charging system on my 1999 Pontiac Grand Am. New alternator. Fuses good fusible link good just won’t charge. ProTech: Have you done a charging system test? Yes did a load test on the battery that’s good alternator tested good off the car while car is running only at about 12 volts and eventually ...

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