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Read articles about what really goes on at the new car Dealership from the eyes of expert mechanics. We show how things work.

Buick Regal Tie Rods- Buick Lucerne Upper Brake Light Bulbs

I have a 2002 Buick Regal LS, i recently got new tires and found out i need new tie rods. I have been looking around and still am not sure exactly what to buy. I have a private mechanic fixing it for me so all i need is the rods but I’m unsure of what…

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Ponitac Grand Am Theft Warning Light And Won’t Start

My 1996 Pontiac theft system light is on. i start car then it turns off with the theft light on. The I restart the car the light goes off and everything is fine but i don’t want to be stranded. i have searched and many post say cut a yellow wire? Yes, i have read about…

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2000 Chevy Cavalier Gauges Don’t Work

Have a 2000 Chevy Cavalier. The factor stereo got stolen and now the gauges don’t work, such as speedomoter, tac, gas, and temperature gauges along with the sun roof. it is a z24, and when Im in park Idling everything works. just as soon as I get down the road it reads “error” in the…

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How To Get Year End Model New Car Deals

Just a quick post to talk about all the year end new car deals. This is a really good time to buy a new car if you’re in the market! The best savings can usually be found from late August to late September at your new car dealer. Plus, with the economy the way it…

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Car Repair Problems For Mechanics

Car repairs can be tough on a mechanic. Auto repair on cars and trucks for a living can take it’s toll on you. After years of sevicing all makes and models, my head is full of information, specifications, procedures and common problems. Many of which are now useless to me since older cars no lnger come…

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2006 Chevrolet Trailblazer Engine Light And Misfire Codes

2006 Chevy Trailblazer with 4200 engine and 50,00 miles. why a cylinder #4 and #6 leak? ProTech: What kind of leak? Sorry 50,000 miles. the dealer said they did a leak down test.and the head has to come off for repair. $3,ooo job they say and told my wife vehicle is not worth fixing .…

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2003 Buick Lesabre Heated Seat Problem

I have a 2003 Buick Le Sabre LE and have a unserviceable heated seat on the driver’s side. The dealer has analyzed it no results said they needed to remove the seat for further checks. Where do you think the likely problem is and where I might look myself? ProTech: You probably have a bad…

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Do It Yourself Car Maintenance And Repairs

Just a quick article about some things you ‘do-it-yourself’ guys and gals should keep in mind when doing repairs and regular maintenance on your vehicle. Now, I obviously do all the work and maintenance on my own vehicles since that is what I do for a living. Other people attempt to maintain and repair their…

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2006 Chevrolet Cobalt Power Steering Going Bad After Recall

I have a 2006 Chevy Cobalt and the electric power steering is going out again. I had it replaced a couple of years ago but now it’s now working again. It seems very odd to me that it would go out again so quickly, what can i do? Mechanic JK: Was the first repair done…

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2009 Buick Enclave Warranty Repair I Was Charged For

Is the coil pack (No. 3) covered under the 100,000 mile power & drive train warranty? ProTech: What year and model vehicle do you have? 2009 Buick Enclave. Yes the ignition coil would be covered under the powertrain warranty at your dealership. So why was I charged $160.00 labor cost and told that it was not…

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How To Make Money On Car Repair

So you want to become an auto mechanic, huh? You want to make good money doing you what you like to do? If you love working on your car or your friends cars, you may think this would be a perfect career choice for you. You think you can make a good living in the…

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What Lube Goes In My Buick Roadmaster Rear End?

What kind of lubricant does the 94 Buick Roadmaster Estate Wagon use in the non-slip differential? ProTech: It uses regular 80-90w gear oil in the rearend, but there is an additive for the limited-slip unit which you can get at any GM dealership. I used a 90 weight but the clutches are sticking, I believe.…

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