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  • 2001 Chevrolet Silverado Cranks But Will Not Start My 2001 Chevy will not start. I replaced the fuel filter and I can hear the fuel pump running. Could it still be the fuel pump? Mechanic JK: What model Chevrolet is this? Any warning lights on the dash? Sorry, it’s a Silverado. No lights, and the diagnostic tool shows nothing. OK. Most likely not the fuel pump. If ...
  • After Replacing Oxygen Sensors And Throttle- Truck Has High Idle I have a 2000 Ford F-150 4.2 ltr v6 2wd. It was throwing codes p0171 and p0174. I changed the upstream o2 sensors and the MAF. Took it back to Autozone to check the codes one more time and they said it was an IAC valve (idle air control) code so I replaced that. After ...
  • Buick Regal Has Rough Idle I have a 1995 Buick Regal. All of a sudden it seems to load up on fuel rough idle, have replaced a new fuel pump in and that didn’t help. Car has to be primed to get started. Once it runs it’s fine unless you shut if off then it has to be primed again before ...
  • 2005 Chevy Impala Drivers Door Won’t Open I have a 2005 Impala four door. I have to pull down on the drivers door to open it. Can you tell me how to adjust it? I have loosen the hinge bolts and tried to pull it down but it did not work. Protech: Hello Alan. Has the car been in any kind of accident ? No, ...
  • 2009 Buick Enclave Warranty Repair I Was Charged For Is the coil pack (No. 3) covered under the 100,000 mile power & drive train warranty? ProTech: What year and model vehicle do you have? 2009 Buick Enclave. Yes the ignition coil would be covered under the powertrain warranty at your dealership. So why was I charged $160.00 labor cost and told that it was not covered at Dublin Buick GMC. ...
  • 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 ...
  • 1999 Buick Park Avenue Vents – Cadillac Traction Light Problems Buick Park Avenue has no heat from the heater. OK. Have you checked the coolant level in the radiator? Yes. radiator temp ok @ gauge. What year is your Buick? Does it have passenger and driver side temperature controls? 1999, yes to both. OK. Place the system in the vent position. Adjust the passenger side and drivers side controls with ...
  • Theft Relearn Procedure For 2008 Chevy Malibu My security lock light is on and don’t know why or what to do! but my car will not start! Please help! Protech: What year and model car do you have? 2008 Chevy Malibu. You can try a theft re-learn procedure, but it may only be a temporary fix. More than likely you have a problem with the ignition ...
  • 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 ...
  • 2000 Ford f150 Engine Has No Power After having my truck worked on for an all of a sudden from running great to next morning it was skipping and like to never took off for spitting and sputtering. No power to pull any kinda grade then get up a little speed to have it shift into overdrive. Then we started running hot. So ...

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