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Mustang Power Steering Rack Problem

Description of Problem: I have a 96 Ford Mustang with a v8 5.0 it’s a 5 speed. My car was recently in a wreck some kid hit something in it. After wards I had no steering my wheel does a complete 360 without anything happening. My mothers mechanic looked at it and said I needed…

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1990 power steering not working

I have a chevy 1990 van 350 & i had a mechanic replace the power steering pump NAPA forgot to give me the ”reservoir” when it was done (which cost $255!) my steering will sometime work and sometimes not ie … it goes in and out? What might be the problem? Could it be? 1)…

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Ford Explorer Noise In Front Goes Away Turning Right

My 2003 Ford Explorer is making a loud noise when driving. It gets louder as I accelerate but stops when turning right. I already changed wheel bearing on the front left side but still making noise. Sounds like coming from the front. If the noise you are having is a grinding type or a growling…

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Chevrolet Silverado Vibration When Braking

Just replaced front pads and rotors on 2006 Chevy Silverado, left side also got a new caliper and bracket plus a new hub bearing. When i applied the brakes they vibrate hard.  Getting a nasty vibration during braking. Found one bad rotor, replaced that, now it still vibrates through the pedal, but not as bad. What…

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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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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 Install Buick Century Power Steering Pump

I have a 2004 Buick Century and I need to see a picture of how the power steering sits. My nephew tore apart the engine. I know how to replace it but the issue is that I don’t know what bolts go where or if the unit is set right. Mechanic JK: What engine size in your Buick?…

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1998 Dodge Durango Power Locks and Horns Don’t Work

1998 Dodge Durango. Driver side power door lock won’t lock electronically. I have replaced the power door lock and it still does the same thing. When I test the connection, I have (I forget exactly) 1.x current when I unlock, but only half that amount (or less) when I lock. Not sure where to look…

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1996 Cadillac Passkey Problem

My 1996 Cadillac says theft system problem and car will not start. ProTech: You probably have a bad ignition cylinder in your Cadillac. Can I take care of that on my own? Are you capable of disassembling the steering column? Yes. It also requires quite a few special tools. But if you are capable, go…

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Chevy Lumina Hard To Shift Gears

I have a 1997 Chevy Lumina. Last couple days I was having trouble shifting into gear – park to neutal to drive. Very hard to pull. I took the car to several mechanics who said it was the transmission – cable. So, I had it replaced, mechanic said the old cable was locked up causing…

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1999 Silverado Security Light and Won’t Start

I have a Chevy Silverado 1999 turns over but no fuel and no spark changed fuel pump cam sensor Crankshaft sensor still nothing some one told me I need to have my key reprogrammed. ProTech: Is the security light on? Yes. Then that is your issue. The theft deterrent system will kill the fuel enable…

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Chevrolet Equinox Brakes Vibrate And Warning Lights

Live Chat: I’m having the same problem as far as the ABS and Traction control light coming on. I have a 2005 Chevy Equinox and when ever I start the truck and go to pull off the brakes starts to vibrate and is hard to stop until the ABS and Traction control light comes on…

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