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Toyota Corolla Engine Problems

Hi. I have a small problem with my Toyota corolla 97 1.6L. has the light of the engine on, take it to auto zone and the code that came out is P0303. According to them it was the helmet of the ignition. I bought him the ignition helmet, the spark plugs, the spark plug wires,…

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Jeep Transmission And Ignition Problem

I drive a 2007 jeep commander, lately it has been not accelerating properly when I try to quickly accelerate. It drives fine sometimes but recently when I’m driving it will not allow me to accelerate and I have to come to a stop in order for it to fix again. I’m thinking transmission but would…

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2010 Chevy Traverse Timing Chain Replaced 88,000 miles

I have a 2010 Traverse that was purchased brand new by my parents from Chevy dealership. We bought the car from them after passing of my father. We have 88,000 miles on the vehicle and it has been very well maintained with all of the proper oil changes. Low and behold check engine light comes…

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GMC Envoy P0894 Slipping transmission

P0894 code I have 2005 GMC Envoy. I already changed fluid and filter when driving it will shift in 1st and 2nd fine then when gets to 3rd it will just idle real high like it’s in neutral. I have to keep giving gas and letting off until it hits gear. Is my trans shot…

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Chevy Trailblazer Surges 40 to 60 MPH

My 2005 Chevy Trailblazer that surges while maintaining a speed between 40 – 60 mph. I notice mostly while driving on the freeway. But also trying to maintain constant speeds. The surging stops if I let up off the gas pedal right away while driving. I have been told that I may need to change…

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Honda Civic Transmission Acting Up

Hello I have a 2002 Honda Civic hx manual transmission that has been giving me some problems. If I don’t shift the gears early it will sputter and Jerk. Also it will not go over 60 mph or it will do the same thing. Answer: It sounds like your Honda has an engine problem not…

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Nissan Altima PCV valve

I replaced a PCV valve on my wifes 2002 Nissan  Altima. and now it smokes out the exhaust when i start it up. when i drive it down the road and it warms up it stops smoking. It did not do this with the old PCV valve in it. ANSWER: You did not tell us the reason…

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Chevy Trailblazer Acceleration Problems

I just bought an 03 Chevrolet Trailblazer ext. Problem that I’m having is, when I’m driving doing 50-65 it acts like it accelerates an then slows down? N keeps doing it!! Please help me with this problem.. Thank u. Answer: If you mean that the engine is revving up and down, not that the truck…

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Will my car make the trip?

We are planning a trip to Phoenix Arizona which from where we live is a 5 hour and 51 minute trip, 406 miles away. Will my ’99 Chevrolet Cavalier (273027 mileage) make it there and back or is a rental better? It is automatic, with a 2.2 trim. We got a new battery in 2014…

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2001 Chevy 1500 Binding Up

I have a 2001 Chevy 1500 with 5.3 V-8 and at times it feels like some thing is hold my truck from moving freely almost like some thing is binding up a bit. At times when your going down a small grade and let off the throttle it will decrease in speed, going up a…

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Engine RPM Jump Before Shifting 1999 Grand Prix

Question: Hi I have a 1999 Pontiac Grand Prix. I am starting to think that there is something wrong with the shift solenoid. The car is still in good mechanical condition, the check engine light never comes on, even though it still works. I will be driving, at any speed, and when it comes time…

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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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