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Car repair sensor problems. Is your check engine light, ABS or any other warning on the dash? Find answers to help repair your car or truck yourself.


2.2L and 2.4L Ecotec Sensor Locations

Common 2,2L and 2.4L Vortec engine sensor locations and descriptions. Ignition Coil EVAP System Purge Solenoid Fuel injectors Under Fuel Rail Fuel Pressure Regulator Throttle Body Under Air Inlet Electronic Throttle Control Oil filter


3.4L and 3.1L V6 Engine Sensor Locations

Common engine sensor and control component locations for the GM 3.1L and 3.4L V6 (3100, 3400) MAP Sensor. EGR Valve. EVAP System Purge Solenoid. Idle Air Control Motor (IAC). Throttle Position Sensor (TPS). Throttle Body. Intake Air Temperature Sensor (IAT). Fuel Pressure Regulator. Coolant Temperature Sensor (ECT). Mass Airflow Sensor (MAF). PCV Valve. Cam Position Sensor (behind and below power steering pump).


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


3800 V6 Engine Sensor Locations

GM 3800 (3.8L) V6 engine sensor location pictures and descriptions. EGR Valve Throttle Body Mass Airflow Sensor (MAF) Idle Air Control Motor (IAC) Coolant temperature sensor Fuel Pressure Regulator Throttle Position Sensor (TPS) EVAP System Purge Valve Solenoid PCV Valve / MAP Sensor


2001 Ford F150 Triton Loss Of Power

My 2001 ford f150 Supercrew with the 5.4 triton v8 has a loss of power and the engine is running rough I believe both catalytic converters are plugged. Answer: Any check engine lights? If the check engine light is on and has a code p0420 it is possible that the cats. are plugged. One sure way to check is to check the temperature using a…

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2000 Hyundai Santa Fe Hard To Start

I have a 2000 Hyundai Santa FE and if it sits a couple of hours or more it is hard to start. Can you help me? ProTech: When a vehicle sits for a while after it has been run or driven, the engine goes through what is called a ‘heat soak’. This means it basically gets hotter for a little bit before cooling off. This…

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After Replacing Oxygen Sensors And Throttle- Truck Has High Idle

I have a 2000 Ford F-150 4.2 ltr v6 2wd. It was throwing codes p0171 and p0174. I changed the upstream o2 sensors and the MAF. Took it back to Autozone to check the codes one more time and they said it was an IAC valve (idle air control) code so I replaced that. After I cleaned the throttle body, it started running at an…

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2002 Chevy Impala ABS and Traction System

I keep getting the Service Traction System light on my 2002 Chevrolet Impala and when that light comes on so does the ABS light. And naturally the light that says Traction System is off light comes on. I have changed both wheel bearings twice on each side. But, the light comes on as soon as I start the car. The wheel doesn’t even have to…

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Location And Replacing 3.1L Cam Position Sensor

Live Chat: I need to see where the camshaft sensor is located for my car as i am trying to replace it. I think i see it but want to make sure before i go trying things apart. Is it on a 3400 engine? 3100 V6 engine. OK. Just just about the same engine. The cam position sensor is located behind and below the power…

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1997 Pontiac Grand Am Quad Driver And Oxygen Sensor Codes

If I put my 1997 Pontiac grand Am shifts into gear too soon after starting it, it sets a check engine light and i get the trouble code 26 -Quad Driver. I had the PCM replaced because of other problems that I still having. Car will not accelerate in reverse, gets bad gas mileage, has DTC 13,  goes slow climbing hills, and poor acceleration from a stop. I have already changed the oxygen sensor, spark…

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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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2006 Buick Rainier Won’t Shift And Speedometer Not Working

I have a 2006 Buick Rainier. Last night everything was fine. This morning when we were on our way to the store it would not shift and the speedometer stopped working working. What can i check to repair this problem. These 2 items would be related to one thing- the vehicle speed sensor(VSS). The VSS sends speed signal to the powertrain computer for speedometer operation,…

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