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  • 1993 Ford Ranger Clutch Master Cylinder Assembly Ford Ranger the line going from the side of the clutch master cylinder down to the transmission. It is leaking at the point where the line is attached to the side of the master cylinder. I need to know about the o-ring washer that goes on the end of the fitting. Seems it was bad ...
  • 1997 Pontiac Firebird Battery Dead After a Few Days 1997 Pontiac Firebird. I have a new battery but my car still will not start after it sits for a few days. It has been doing this for a long time that’s why i have the new battery. Didn’t seem to help.I would like to know if there is a draw on the electric system ...
  • 2002 Chevy Impala Ignition Replaced But Still Won’t Start I have a 2002 Chevy Impala and had the ignition replaced and still having problem with starting, security light still comes on. Ok, what exactly did you have replaced? The ignition switch. Alright, the switch itself has nothing to do with the security light coming on. You most likely need a new ignition cylinder and Passlock sensor housing…that ...
  • 2004 Chevy Venture Accelerates On It’s Own I have a 2004 Chevy venture van with a 3.4 that accelerates when it wants to. It happens when cold or hot, just starting or going down the road. I have changed the TPS and IAC and plugs for both of them. Found a bad vacuum line between Map and fuel pressure regulator and also ...
  • 2000 Oldsmobile Alero Won’t Go When Hitting The Gas I changed the mass airflow sensor and o2 sensor in my 2000 Oldsmobile Alero but when I crank it up it runs till I push the gas. What is the problem? Would you know? Mechanic JK: Hi Jerry. Can you clarify your problem. What do you mean when you say it runs till you push the gas? You can ...
  • 2011 Chevy Equinox Engine Light Recall Lately at the shop we’ve seen quite a few newer Chevrolet Equinox’s having some cold start up noise, which is usually accompanied by a hesitation upon acceleration. The new style 4-cylinder engine has two camshaft actuator solenoids that have been having problems. These solenoids are located in the valve cover and go down the intake and ...
  • Brake Fluid Contamination Causing Problems This article is about a car I’ve been waiting to work on. The problem with this particular vehicle is that it came in the shop with a very odd problem, as described by the customer. She would say that her vehicle would just come to a stop and die out after driving it a short ...
  • Buick Gauges and FOB not working i have a supercharged 1997 Buick Riviera the key fob and all the gauges stopped working at the same time could the two be related if so how do i fix it? Answer: Yes, these problems could all be related, especially if they happened at the same time on your Buick. The first thing to do ...
  • Bad Fuel Pumps Cause Vehicle To Not Start Lately, we’ve have quite a few vehicles come through the shop with fuel pumps that have failed. This seems to go in cycles, where we see a lot of one particular thing coming in all the time and this time of year seems to be fuel pump problems. The colder weather can have a lot ...
  • 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, ...

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