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  • 1998 Dodge Durango Power Locks and Horns Don’t Work 1998 Dodge Durango. Driver side power door lock won’t lock electronically. I have replaced the power door lock and it still does the same thing. When I test the connection, I have (I forget exactly) 1.x current when I unlock, but only half that amount (or less) when I lock. Not sure where to look ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Theft Relearn Procedure For 2008 Chevy Malibu My security lock light is on and don’t know why or what to do! but my car will not start! Please help! Protech: What year and model car do you have? 2008 Chevy Malibu. You can try a theft re-learn procedure, but it may only be a temporary fix. More than likely you have a problem with the ignition ...
  • Chevy, Buick and GMC Fuel Gauge Problem How much does it cost to fix a gas gauge for a Buick Century 2001 model?? ProTech: Are we talking the gauge itself, or the fuel level sensor that controls the gauge? The gauge itself. To replace the gauge you have to replace the entire instrument cluster assembly. That can only be done at a dealership, and is usually ...
  • Vehicle Emissions System Problems And Repairs Based on the amount of repairs we do on emission components on just about every type of vehicle, I thought I would write an article talking more about the parts and workings of the emission control systems on late model vehicles. More often than not, when we get a car or truck that comes in the ...
  • 4.2L Engine Sensor Locations Typical 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
  • 1996 Cadillac Passkey Problem My 1996 Cadillac says theft system problem and car will not start. ProTech: You probably have a bad ignition cylinder in your Cadillac. Can I take care of that on my own? Are you capable of disassembling the steering column? Yes. It also requires quite a few special tools. But if you are capable, go for it. Not entirely a hard ...
  • 2001 Toytota Has Several Warning Lights and Burns Oil I have a 2001 Toyota 4-Runner 2001. The TRAC OFF, Check Oil, and VSC TRAC light came on. Is it safe to drive until I can get it to a mechanic? The main thing I would worry about is the ‘check oil’ light. Make sure it’s full before you drive the vehicle, or you can ruin ...

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