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  • Spark Plug Failure Causing SES Code P0300 One thing I see quite a bit these days, is vehicles coming into the shop running badly, misfiring, check engine light code P0300 and getting very poor fuel economy. Usually upon a test drive, I’ll find it stumbling on acceleration. Back at the shop, while checking for trouble codes there will most times in fact ...
  • 2005 Chevy Equinox heat air problem My 05 equinox heat/air was blowing perfect, and then slowly started to stop, coming on sometimes when I would turn the middle knob, until stopping completely. We replaced the resistor, but that did not fix it. Answer: If you mean the fan is blowing fine, but the air temperature looses heat, then this is not a ...
  • Jeep Cherokee No Fuel Pressure – Clicking In Dash I have a 2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited V8 and I’m hearing a clicking/turning noise from the dash and in the console where the heat/ac is. I’m not sure exactly where it is coming from but if someone could tell me what the problem maybe please let me know! Thank you. Sounds like one of the ...
  • 2000 Toyota Solara 3.0L Won’t Start 2000 Toyota Solara No Crank No Start already spent a lot of money and time trying to figure this out! Had it for 1yr no issues until now! Full power until ”start” position, no power to starter, full power in relay, has spark, lights shut off as normal when turned, no click. (Checked:) Battery,cables, fuses, relays, starter, ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Repair Work Slows For Auto Mechanics The past couple weeks at the shop have seen a sharp decline in business. This week was especially slow and all of us technicians are feeling it in the pocket book! This usually happens around this time of year, before the seasons change to cold. Kids are back to school, people work and go about ...
  • 1999 Dodge Durango Gauges and Radio Quit I have a 1999 Dodge Durango, v8 5.9l and 360 engine, all my gauges and aftermarket radio worked fine until my brother put the battery from my moms van in my car so my alternator could charge hers, I drove on my moms battery for 2-3 weeks with no problems whatsoever, gauges worked fine and radio ...
  • 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 ...