Tag Archives: Switch

Automotive repair questions for all types of switches from engine sensors to power accessories. Expert mechanics give free help and advice.

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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2001 Chevrolet Impala Has No Brake Lights

2001 Chevy Impala  rear brake lights are not working.  I do have the 3rd brake lights. All of the bulbs are good. I bypassed stop light switch and have replaced turn signal switch. I have checked the connections and they seem ok. Could the four way flasher switch be bad ?? Turn signals do work fine.…

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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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High Beam Indicator On The Dash Of My GMC 2500

Why is the high beam light on in the dash of my 2004 GMC 2500 pick up when the truck is off and the high beam lever is off. ProTech: You’re probably looking at a short in the headlamp wiring somewhere, or even possibly a faulty instrument cluster. Every thing else works fine. I just…

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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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How To Change Belt – Interior Light Stay On

What do I need to take loose to change a serpentine belt on a 1997 Oldsmobile Achieva. ProTech: Which engine do you have? 2.4L four cylinder. The 2.4 engines are relatively easy to change the belt. You just need to release the tensioner to get the belt off, and install a new one. Nothing else…

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2002 Buick Rendezvous Battery Has No Power and Won’t Start

I have a 2002 Buick Rendezvous. Yesterday it wouldn’t start, no power to anything. Charged the battery and it started and ran. This morning it started once but the second time same problem. Tried charging the battery and no luck. Checked battery it is good. I’ve been checking fuses and such, a couple times the…

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2003 Dodge Door Locks And Engine Bearing Problem

I have a 2003 Dodge Ram 3500 and just recently the door ajar light comes on and the door locks try to lock on acceleration only when I take my foot off the gas it stops until I accelerate again what could be causing this. ProTech: You have a bad door jamb switch. Where would…

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1997 Chevy S-10 Keeps Blowing Ignition Fuse

Have a 1997 Chevy s10 p/u that keeps blowing #10 fuse. Key in on position its OK, but as soon as turn key to start it blows fuse ProTech: Do you know what circuits are on the fuse? Says its the fuse for the ignition #10 fuse Do you have any aftermarket equipment on the…

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2001 Chevy Blazer 4WD Won’t Disengage

I have a 2001 Chevy blazer my 4 wheel drive wont disengage unless i put it in reverse and turn the wheel then back up. I’ve replaced the vacuum switch on the transfer case, replaced the in dash switch and just today put a new encoder motor on the transfer case. what happens is i try…

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2000 GMC Yukon Stuck In 4 Wheel High

2000 GMC Yukon-4×4 is stuck in 4hi. service 4wd light on dash is on. i changed the dash switch, same problem. i pull off the transfer case actuator and hit switch, it makes a noise and the front diff act makes noise too. the transfer case actuator does not turn though. is it supposed to?…

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1997 Pontiac Sunfire Ignition Switch Recall

The wire running from positive post of battery to solenoid burned up tonight causing lights, engine, etc to just shut down while I was driving leaving a hot electrical smell on my 1997 PONTIAC SUNFIRE CONV. What happened? ProTech: There is a recall from General Motors for that exact problem. Do you know if it…

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