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1995 Buick Regal Rough Idle

I have a 1995 Buick Regal. All of a sudden it seems to load up on fuel rough idle, have put new fuel pump in and didn’t help. has to be primed to get started once it runs its fine unless you shut if off then it has to be primed again before it will…

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2005 Mazda 3 Alarm Sounds By Itself At Night

I own an 2005 Mazda 3. The other night the alarm sounded for no apparent reason. I have had the car for 4 months and this has not happened before. In speaking to the previous owner was told this has happened before with no explanation able to be given. A thread i read stated that…

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How To Replace Broken 2000 Chevy Astro Van Shifter

My shifter broke on my steering wheel when i was about to change gear into park in my 2000 Chevy Astro van. It is an automatic transmission. Can I repair it myself and how. Or what is your suggestion? thanks for your time. This happens quite a bit with normal wear and tear, since you…

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How To Replace 2006 Chevrolet Silverado Radio Antenna

How do I change radio antenna in my 2006 Chevrolet Silverado. Well, since you weren’t more specific, I’m going to assume you mean the entire antenna assembly that comes with the base and cable attached. This is a bit involved, and requires quite a bit of the upper dash, panels, and trim to be removed.…

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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…

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Where Is The Oil Pressure Switch On 1997 Pontiac Grand AM

1997 Pontiac Grand Am V6 – where is the oil pressure switch and do we need to drain the oil first to replace? ProTech: The oil pressure switch is located in the engine block, above and little to the right of the oil filter. Basically right above the starter motor. You do not need to…

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1997 Pontiac Grand Am ABS And Check Engine Light

My husband has a 1997 Pontiac Grand Am and the oil, ABS and check engine light came on, there is oil in the car and we just had maintenance work done on it a few months ago, spark plugs, fuel injector, fuel filter changes the whole works. It sounds rough now. what could it be.…

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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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Saturn Ion Timing Chain- Car Won’t Start

I replaced the timing chain on my 2005 Saturn Ion why is it still turning over really fast? ProTech: Are you sure the timing was set correctly? Yes, but It’s like it don’t have compression. Can I ask why you replaced the timing chain? Was it for that problem? The crankshaft gear broke so I…

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Can I Replace The Fuel Sender Without Removing The Tank?

How do I replace the Fuel Gauge Sensor in a 2001 Pontiac Grand Prix? ProTech: You have to remove the gas tank and fuel pump assembly to replace the fuel level sensor. I can get to the fuel pump w/out dropping the fuel tank.. Can I do it that way? Do you mean through the…

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Car Problems With GM Auto Parts And Employees

This is going to basically be another rants and raves article, but this time it is going to be about our parts department at the dealership. Normally, everything runs smoothly. We have a great parts manager and most of the counter guys are fun to be around and are knowledgeable. We do have one guy,…

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Cost To Replace Buick 3800 Crank Position Sensor

Hello? I have 2001 Buick LeSabre. I want to replace the crankshaft position sensor. Do you know how much does it cost in terms of labor? ProTech: Which engine do you have in your Buick? V6 3800. It seems it has two CKP sensors, 7x and 24x. I am guessing the 24x is bad. There…

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