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  • Can I Replace The Fuel Sender Without Removing The Tank? How do I replace the Fuel Gauge Sensor in a 2001 Pontiac Grand Prix? ProTech: You have to remove the gas tank and fuel pump assembly to replace the fuel level sensor. I can get to the fuel pump w/out dropping the fuel tank.. Can I do it that way? Do you mean through the access hole in the ...
  • 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 ...
  • My 2002 Buick Regal Has ABS And Traction Lights I have a 2002 Buick Regal and the service vehicle soon, anti-lock and TRAC lights are all lit up. Will a bad throttle position sensor cause this problem? ProTech: A bad throttle position sensor can cause the service vehicle soon light to come on, but it will NOT set the anti-lock light or traction light on. More ...
  • Buick Regal Tie Rods- Buick Lucerne Upper Brake Light Bulbs I have a 2002 Buick Regal LS, i recently got new tires and found out i need new tie rods. I have been looking around and still am not sure exactly what to buy. I have a private mechanic fixing it for me so all i need is the rods but I’m unsure of what specifically ...
  • Buick Engine Idling Very High After Jump Start I have a 1995 Buick Century special (sedan). the newer v6, 3.1. I just replaced the whole wiring engine harness due to a small electrical fire from some stupid people that tried to jump another car in the dark and the red positive jumper wire touched the air cleaner cover and started a fire and ...
  • Lexus won’t go past 20mph Lexus es300 won’t go pass 20mph and we’ve changed everything. Answer: The most common cause for a vehicle to not be able to accelerate past 20 MPH is a plugged catalytic converter. When they get plugged, this causes a restriction in the exhaust system and will not allow the engine to breathe. The catalytic converter can ...
  • 2001 Ford F150 Triton Loss Of Power My 2001 ford f150 Supercrew with the 5.4 triton v8 has a loss of power and the engine is running rough I believe both catalytic converters are plugged. Answer: Any check engine lights? If the check engine light is on and has a code p0420 it is possible that the cats. are plugged. One sure way ...
  • 1999 Pontiac Montana Check Engine Light Blinking I have a 1999 Pontiac Montana code p0306 misfire detected. Check engine light blinking. Changed spark plugs, wires, ignition coil and put in new fuel filter.  We checked compression and it’s good but still the same. What else can I do to fix the problems that all happened when i fixed a gas leak. Mechanic JK What kind of gas leak ...
  • 2008 Chevy Impala Gauges Problem- How To Replace 3800 Valve Cover Gasket 2008 Chevy Impala. Today I got in my impala …started to drive …looked at the dashboard and all the gauges were going up and down …gas hand ..temp hand …mile hand and the other hand with the single numbers on it ….what is wrong with this picture??? Usually this is the symptom of an electronic failure ...
  • 2003 Dodge Door Locks And Engine Bearing Problem I have a 2003 Dodge Ram 3500 and just recently the door ajar light comes on and the door locks try to lock on acceleration only when I take my foot off the gas it stops until I accelerate again what could be causing this. ProTech: You have a bad door jamb switch. Where would I find this ...