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  • 2004 Chevy Impala Temperature Gauge Goes From Half To Full Hot Hi there. this is a cooling system issue. I just purchased a 2004 Chevrolet Impala basic. There is only water. No coolant in the radiator. The temperature gauge fluctuates from half way mark to the 3/4 mark. However when I stick a calibrated bio-thermometer in the over flow tank the temp only reads 118 F ...
  • 1998 Lincoln Towncar Trac and ABS Lights On Yes, I have a problem on my 1998 Lincoln Towncar which has the TRAC light and ABS light on and sometimes the air bags won’t go up and I found an abs light cable ripped and we taped it back and the light was still on. ProTech: That might not be the only problem you have. The Traction light and ABS ...
  • Maintenance Schedules For Car And Trucks One thing quite a few people are confused about is regular maintenance intervals for their vehicle. Thing like oil changes, tire rotations, other fluid flushes, air filters, fuel filters, spark plugs, and many more. Just about everything that makes your car or truck run is in need of, and has, a regular schedule for maintenance. ...
  • Spark Plug Stripped In Ford F-150 Cylinder Head Live Chat My 2005 F-150 had a check engine light. I took it to get the computer and emission checked. Autozone scanned it and said it was an engine misfire on cylinder #3. I went to change the spark plugs and the treads came out of the engine with the plug. What do do now? Do ...
  • Buick Lesabre Overheating And Hesitates 1997 Buick Lesabre Limited. I have had TONS of things replaced on this car, (approx $14,000.oo including purchase price and deer hit repair which is about $7,000 of that). Car has aprox 206K runs awesome, drives like new, everything functions. (or at least when i bought it they did). The climate control display (digital) panel has ...
  • No Oil Pressure To Rocker Arms On Chevy Monte Carlo 2003 Chevy Monte Carlo v6 3400. I replaced the cylinder heads everything is ok but oil doesn’t seem to travel up threw the the push rods. ProTech: Are you checking this with the vehicle running? Yes with one of the valve covers off. One of the rods are shooting oil up threw real good. If there is debris, or you ...
  • Ford Taurus Used Car Transmission Failure So my shop took in several Ford Taurus vehicles for our used car stock. I was to inspect and re-condition them before they went up for sale. Normally we take a quick test drive, check out how it feels, the brakes, any strange noises, A/C works, windows and locks, etc. The funny thing about all ...
  • 2016 Audi A3 Sportback e-tron What is it? Audi;s plug-in hybrid A3 Sportback e-tron rolls into U.S. showrooms within days. It offers a fairly decent 15- to 17-mile range on battery power,
  • 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. ...
  • Is This A 1949 Oldsmobile? Hi, I have a question. We have a few pictures of a ’’supposedly’’ 1949 Oldsmobile. We aren’t convinced that it’s a ’49. Could we send you a few pictures, and you could possibly confirm the exact yr/model of Olds’ it actually is? We would certainly appreciate any info you could answer on her. Thank you! ...