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  • After Replacing Oxygen Sensors And Throttle- Truck Has High Idle I have a 2000 Ford F-150 4.2 ltr v6 2wd. It was throwing codes p0171 and p0174. I changed the upstream o2 sensors and the MAF. Took it back to Autozone to check the codes one more time and they said it was an IAC valve (idle air control) code so I replaced that. After ...
  • Location Of 2000 Buick Century Emission Control Valve I cant find the  emission control, the picture is too blurry to see it. Can you help? I have a 2000 Buick century 2000. And p0440 and p0442 says i have a leak also. ProTech What emission control component are you looking for? There are many on each vehicle.The codes you have are both for the EVAP ...
  • Mitsubishi Pajero Junior ABS, 4×4 Lights And Car Stalls My Mitsubishi Pajero Junior has the Abs light on and 4×4 is flashing what could be the cause? Most likely a bad wheel speed sensor. When this happens ABS is disabled and also the 4×4 system because the computer cannot determine the individual wheel speeds. Do I need to replace the antilock brake sensor? And also the ...
  • 1997 GMC Sierra Engine Light And Idle Surge MY 1997 GMC SIERRA W/350 V8 HAS A DEAD CYLINDER ON #4. SPARK PLUG IS GOOD, WIRE IS GOOD DISTRIBUTOR CAP IS GOOD. WHAT ELSE COULD BE CAUSING THIS DEAD CYLINDER ? TRUCK HAS 117,000 WELL CARED FOR MILES ! ProTech: Have you tried a compression test? Not yet, but a compression test was next on my list. I ...
  • 2006 Chevy Equinox Temp Gauge and Trailblazer Heater Core 2006 Chevrolet EQUINOX … AFTER A COOLANT SYTEM FLUSH MY TEMP GAUGE SHOWS A COOLER TEMPSERATURE THAN USUAL..CHECK ENGINE LIGHT HAS COME ON…OTHER THAN THAT CAR RUNS FINE ? ANY IDEAS ON WHAT IS CAUSING THIS. ProTech: You probably need a thermostat now. After the flush, debris has gotten clogged in the thermostat and it is stuck ...
  • 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 ...
  • GMC Sierra A/C Clutch | Chevy Malibu Blows Warm Air 2000 GMC Sierra 1500 4.3 Vortec v-6. The clutch went out on my A/C unit. Do I have to replace the whole system or can I replace the clutch and bearing only? Will I have any freon leak when I remove the clutch and bearing? For now I have rerouted the serpentine belt to continue to ...
  • Mitsubishi Gallant Codes Po765 po760 Mitsubishi Gallant Anti-lock light was on the dash then a couple days later I was on the freeway doing 65 miles per hour my car dropped down to 40 miles per hour and the RPM’s went up high but my car would not accelerate. When I pulled over to put it in park I tried to ...
  • 2000 Saturn Has Engine Noise and No Oil In It My 2000 Saturn SL2 is making noises when I accelerate. I took it in today to get an oil change and it was bone dry. What can I do to prevent loss of the car? I am afraid there is engine damage. ProTech: Well, if it went long enough without oil, you could have done permanent engine ...
  • 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo Starts And Stalls I have a 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo with 3.4 Liter engine. I have had all kinds of starting issues…..First it would only start on the 2nd try for quite a while. I replaced the fuel filter, fuel pump, crank sensor. Finally got where it would not start at all. I broke down and took it ...