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  • 2002 Oldsmobile Alero Marker Lamps Stay On I need help with LED bulbs on my 2002 Oldsmobile Alero. ProTech: Yes, go ahead. What make and model vehicle do you have? Was this from some sort of conversion kit with instructions? 2002 Oldsmobile Alero. They were the correct size and voltage and there was no conversion. I installed new led blinkers in front and back and they stay ...
  • 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 ...
  • 2002 Chevrolet Malibu Transmission Codes and Blower Speed Problem I had my 2002 Chevrolet Malibu serviced at non-Gm transmission shop which scanned the computer for codes. They found P0741 & P0730 which are TCC clutch related. I had them test drive the car to make sure it was not an intermittent problem which could be repaired other than the recommended re-flash of the PCM their service department suggested. They said the ...
  • 2007 Grand Prix Headlights Keep Going Out I have a 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix and my headlights keep going out. Mechanic JK Both sides at the same time? Do you mean the bulbs are burning out, or just they go off. Both sides at the same time one day they went out for two days and came back on. OK. Give me a moment to look ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 1998 Honda Civic Runs Bad- Code P0172 Fuel Trim Rich Bank 1 Live Chat: 1998 Honda Civic LX D16Y7 195k Automatic. Initially had a rough/surging idle problem, cleaned throttle body, injectors are good, new spark plugs, IAC valve good. Car idles fine but running conditions are crap. Loses power at seemingly random times. Finally ran diagnostic tool and came back with P0172 System Too Rich (Bank .1). ...
  • Chevrolet Volt Review From a Dealer Mechanic So, a day or two ago we got our first Chevrolet Volt electric car at the dealership. With it, came much attention from everyone at the dealership, as well as some enthusiastic customers. This Volt was basically a demo car, which was not to be sold, but rather used as a vehicle for test drives ...
  • A look inside the new Prius hybrid system Filed under: Green,Toyota,Deep Dive,Hatchback,Sedan,Hybrid. Making it more efficient and kind of fun without upping weight? It was an involved process.Continue reading A look inside the new Prius hybrid system A look inside the new Prius hybrid system originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 19 Oct 2016 17:19:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Source: ...
  • 2003 Buick Lesabre Misfire and Engine Light I have a 2003 Buick Lesabre 3.8L, I am getting a code P0300 and P0302 code from Autozone. I have changed out the spark plugs and wires and the 3 coil packs. The car is running a little rough but not dying. It is still getting the same codes? Someone suggested checking the #2 injector, so ...