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Toyota Corolla Engine Problems

Hi. I have a small problem with my Toyota corolla 97 1.6L. has the light of the engine on, take it to auto zone and the code that came out is P0303. According to them it was the helmet of the ignition. I bought him the ignition helmet, the spark plugs, the spark plug wires, the ignition rotor and the injector of that cylinder and…

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2010 Chevy Traverse Timing Chain Replaced 88,000 miles

I have a 2010 Traverse that was purchased brand new by my parents from Chevy dealership. We bought the car from them after passing of my father. We have 88,000 miles on the vehicle and it has been very well maintained with all of the proper oil changes. Low and behold check engine light comes on and my mechanic tells me the Codes P0008 and…

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Chevy Aveo Won’t Start- Oil Overfull- Engine Won’t Crank

I am assuming I messed up my lady’s Aveo when I way overfilled it with two gallons of 5w 30 oil. I know, I am a complete moron. I Started the car after over filling it and saw that oil was spitting out and engine was shaking so turned it off. Tried to start the car and only clicked. I drained the oil and put…

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1999 Lincoln Town Car Multiple Warning Lights

Recently, my car battery went bad, my boyfriend put in a temporary battery until I could get new one. Today, my car died, so we got it jumped off. It was running fine until halfway home. At a stoplight, all lights started going on and off. The service engine soon light, the check trac light, and the abs light all came on. When I started…

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Buick Engine Idling Very High After Jump Start

I have a 1995 Buick Century special (sedan). the newer v6, 3.1. I just replaced the whole wiring engine harness due to a small electrical fire from some stupid people that tried to jump another car in the dark and the red positive jumper wire touched the air cleaner cover and started a fire and did not bother to disconnect the negative jumper wire and…

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2004 Buick Regal ABS, TRAC OFF And Engine Light

I have a 2004 Buick Regal LS with 194k. I haven’t had any major issues with it, but tonight I was driving and, randomly, the car started kind of bucking and jolting forward upon accelerating. I was almost to my location so, when I got there, I turned it off for about 10 minutes. It started up fine, but I noticed the ”trac off” light…

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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 have any suggestions and can you be real specific.…

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GMC Canyon Code P0116 Temperature Sensor And P0102 MAF

2006 GMC Canyon. When you push on the gas to take off it hesitates, while I am driving you can feel the engine hesitating, and when I slow down to stop it hesitates and the RPMs jerk and it stalls but if a pump the gas a little when it hesitates while I am stopping I can keep it from stalling. When I coded it…

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Check Engine Light P0102- Replaced MAF And Other Sensors

To Whom It May Concern: I have replaced the following parts:In reference to the P0102 code 1) Plugs and Wires (AC Delco). 2) Fuel pump and fuel filter. 3) Fuel regulator. 4) Air filter. 5) New Battery. 6) New fuel injector (No 1 cyl). 7) Checked fuses (O.K.). SENSORS: 1) AIT (Air intake temperature) 2) MAP 3) MAF 4) EVAP Purge control solenoid All new…

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Pontiac Grand Prix Catalytic Converter And ABS Codes

Check engine light codes problem with my 2002 Pontiac Grand Prix GT. 3.8L non supercharged. ABS, Track Off and Service engine soon. GM Computer codes  C0045, C0046, C0245, P0303, P0420, P0172. Reason for code P0420 is because I don’t have a catalytic converter. Ever since I retrieved the code P0303 I have changed all of the spark plugs,fuel pressure regulator, fuel injector for cylinder 3 and…

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2003 Pontiac Grand Prix Transmission And Catalytic Converter Codes

I have a 2003 Pontiac Grand Prix GT with a 3.8L Series II engine. I am having 2 different issues with this vehicle. First, the transmission has started jerking hard into gears. It seems that it only does it once the car gets up to a normal operating temperature. I will be stopped at a stop sign or stop light and once I start going…

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Chevrolet Impala Emissions Leak And Brake Noise

Just had spark plugs, plug wires, thermostat, fan assembly and head gaskets replaced on my 2002 Chevy Impala . The check engine light came on and on and Autozone gave a readout of an air leak. He said it was probably something with the gas cap or fuel line. Please what else could it be? Answer: Well, there really is no code for “Air Leak”. By…

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2001 Pontiac Grand Prix Check Engine Light

I recently replaced my EGR valve because the check engine light code came up on my car, along with that I also had to replace my catalytic convertor, from what the mechanic I went to said, is that the bad EGR valve caused the catalytic converter to clog, I don’t know how true this is because I recently talked to someone that said that a bad…

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2009 Chevy Impala Engine Light And Reduced Power

2009 Chevrolet Impala won’t seem to have any pick up says reduced engine power on dash. Have you noticed if the check engine light is on as well the ‘reduced engine power’ message on the driver information center? Yes it is on all the time but was on before I have this problem. Well you may have more than one problem, but we’ll start with…

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