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Leaking engine gaskets need to be repaired as soon as possible. Online auto mechaincs answer questions for free.

My Dodge Is Knocking – Intrepid Transmission Problem – Neon Smokes

Dodge Engine Knocking Live Chat: I need help on a 318 that started knocking, then I shut it. Off then pulled the plugs added some Marlves let it sit for a few days and now cant get it to turn. What should I try? Answer: Seems like you’ve had an internal engine failure. During the…

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Chevy Blazer Heater, Gauges and 4WD Drive Problems

Chevy Blazer. My heat won’t work but nothing’s leaking can u please help me. With the heat not working, I’ll have to assume you mean it just blows cold instead of not blowing at all. If you have no heat, you probably have a restriction somewhere in the system, or a cooling system component not…

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2008 Chevy Impala Gauges Problem- How To Replace 3800 Valve Cover Gasket

2008 Chevy Impala. Today I got in my impala …started to drive …looked at the dashboard and all the gauges were going up and down …gas hand ..temp hand …mile hand and the other hand with the single numbers on it ….what is wrong with this picture??? Usually this is the symptom of an electronic…

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My Pontiac Has Intake Gaskets Leaking- Is It Safe To Drive?

I took my 2001 Grand Prix 3800 V6 engine (130,000 miles) into the dealer for a bit overdue oil change. After doing the courtesy inspection, a mechanic familiar with my car fills out a form with some problems I should get fixed, the main one being that the intake is leaking coolant. I’ve been keeping…

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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:…

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1997 Pontiac Grand Prix Engine Overheating

Hello first time here, just looking for a little help or a lot, well here is my issues. I purchased a 1998 Pontiac Grand Prix gt 171k. It had a blown headgasket, so did all repairs, valve job, new water pump, ect sensor, t-stat, upper and lower hoses, replaced radiator not new but good. Also…

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2002 Chevrolet Malibu Has A Very High Idle

2002 Chevy Malibu w/3.4L idles @3,000 rpm. The TPS, PCV, fuel filter, fuel pump assembly, and charcoal canister was replaced after vacuum hoses were repaired. What else could cause this problem? Well really the only thing that will do that would be a bad throttle position sensor, or a major vacuum leak. A stuck open…

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1997 Oldsmobile Cutlass Overheats and Blown Engine

Hello. Wow it’s free? Most of these charge money. Yes we are. Well just a few questions…car is a 1997 Oldsmobile Cutlass 3.1L 3100. I have a pro GM mechanic of 20 years working on this thing. I bought car 56000 on it last year with really bad coolant in it, oil was great. Had…

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Hyundai Elantra Overheats and Stopped Running

I have a Hyundai Elantra which stopped running. When I had it towed to the Hyundai dealer, they told me that the head gasket was blown. They indicated that the upper and lower radiator hoses had been reversed at the thermostat housing, causing air to be trapped at the front of the housing and the…

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1999 Chevrolet Monte Carlo Overheats

My 1999 Chevrolet Monte Carlo has been leaking coolant and on way home got hot and lost power and spits and sputters at 2k RPM. hat would the problem be? ProTech: Well you would have to find the cause of the leak. You obviously lost too much coolant to cause the engine to overheat and…

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3.8L Buick Burns Oil Between Changes

I have a 2004 Buick 3.8 motor I’m burning a quart and half of oil between changes. I’m not leaking any oil on ground thanks kraig. ProTech: You might want to check the PCV system. If the valve is bad, or one of the o-rings is cut, improperly installed, or missing, the engine will start…

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My 2003 Chevrolet Impala Is Over Heating

Hi my name is Jim. I got a 2003 Chevrolet Impala overheating. Already replace the thermostat but still overheating. Protech: You could have a bad cylinder head gasket or leaking intake gaskets causing your overheating problem, or it just could have a large air pocket in the cooling system from when you changed the thermostat.…

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