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  • Chevrolet Impala Won’t Start Unless It Sits For A While Chevy Impala 2003. I turned my car off to go in a store. When I returned it didn’t start. A at home mechanic told me let it sit for two hours and it will start. I let it said and then it started. He stated something about dirt in carburetor, fuel pump, and hoses. Do you ...
  • 1995 Buick Lesabre Is Loosing Engine Power I have a 1995 Buick Lesabre and its cutting all power sometimes when turning and at a little incline. Protech: Cutting power how? Electrical power? Or engine power? Engine power it just dies the only engine light on is the abs light. And this only happens when turning the wheels on a slight incline? No when going straight and turning. I’d ...
  • Dodge Stratus Starting issue My battery recently went bad so I replaced it. The car is a 2003 Dodge stratus SXT so I had to remove the tire to get the battery out. After replacing the battery I noticed a wire had come loose from what ever it was connected to. I don’t know where it goes. It seems to ...
  • 1993 Buick Lesabre Stalls Then Starts Right Up I have a 1993 Buick Lesabre 3800 engine. It starts and runs great. But after driving 25 to 30 miles it will die, I put it in neutral and it starts right back up and goes an while longer before it dies again. sometimes it will die several times in a row in a mile ...
  • Engine Has No Oil Pressure To Lifters Or Rocker Arms I am having problems with a 2009 Chevy GMC 8.1 engine. The rocker system is not oiling. What causes this and how can I fix it? Do you have an oil pressure gauge on the dash? Yes we hooked 1 up 50 pound of pressure idling. 50 PSI at idle is quite high on this motor hot. ...
  • 2004 Pontiac Grand Prix Catalytic Converter I/M Flag Not Ready 2004 Pontiac Grand Prix with a “2” motor will not go “Ready” with the catalytic converter test for I/M testing. I went in the service manual and did the testing for P0420 where you run the car for 1 minute in park then put in in drive while observing air/fuel mixture. The readings change from ...
  • Rear Brakes Noisy But No Money To Fix Car A customer came in with a complaint of his brakes making a grinding sound on his car. He said that it just started. We get that a lot- “It just started”. Usually that means the brakes have been noisy for quite some time, but they finally now have brought it in for repairs because it ...
  • 4.2L Engine Sensor LocationsTypical engine data sensor locations for the 4.2L straight six cylinder engine in many GM SUV’s and small trucks.Intake Air Temperature Sensor (IAT) Throttle Body (under air inlet) Electronic Throttle Control MAP Sensor Secondary Air Injection Diverter Valve Powertrain Control Module (PCM) Exhaust Cam Actuator Solenoid Fuel Pressure Regulator Exhaust Camshaft Position Sensor
  • Chevy Impala Engine Overheating- Common Causes And Repair I had this job about a week ago and thought it would make a good article. I’ve done many head gaskets over the years, and it becomes kind of a no brainer for me, but this is a common problem on the V6 engines so it deserves some recognition. The main problem on these engines ...
  • 2003 Tahoe ABS Light And Bearing Loose Around April this year the ABS light lit up on a Saturday and by Monday the right front tire was wobbling badly. An internet search didn’t say anything about bearings. I remember my dad saying a loose wheel is usually bad bearings. I replaced the right hub for $138 vs the dealer’s $500 for the part. Everything ...