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clicking sound on '99 park avenue

I have a 1999 Buick Park Avenue with 142,000 miles. It has been an excellent car with minimal amount of upkeep. About 2 weeks ago, it started making a clicking sound. It is on the front of the car,...
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Odd sound

My 1999 Buick Park Avenue has 140,000 miles on it. The car has started making an odd sound. It is coming from the passenger side at the rear of the car. It doesn't really sound like any thing...
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Bought a power window motor on ebay for $30, now...

Bought a power window motor on ebay for $30, now comes the interesting part. The old saying, it pays to know people, holds especially true in this instance.

I know a mechanic who has always...
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Driver side power window acting up

My 1999 Buick Park Avenue that I just purchased last weekend has an issue with the driver side power window. I let the window down, and then when it started back up, it stopped in mid-travel about a...
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Hey, I was on another site and a man said he had...

Hey, I was on another site and a man said he had replaced the battery on his park avenue, and after that, the fuel gauge needle had spun all the way around clockwise, till the needle rested below the...
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Unhappy Park Avenue Gas Gauge Is Faulty

Gas gauge is not working on 1999 buick park avenue. I noticed the needle is sitting below the black stop pin, allowing it to not move at all. I wonder if someone could take the dash apart to reach...
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Stains on cloth seats

I just bought a 2005 Ford Escape SUV. It is extremely nice, but the front passenger cloth seat has a pretty bad stain. The guy I bought it from told me the stain was there when he bought it from the...
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Cool Hood question

My daughter has a 2002 Chevy Cavalier. She hit a truck leaving school and messed her hood up pretty bad. She lives with her Mom & step-dad. He said he would replace her hood, but my daughter wants me...
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cbuddy2005, you hit the nail on the head. I...

cbuddy2005, you hit the nail on the head. I carried the car to my mechanic friend today and he fixed the problem. It was the shift lock solenoid that was bad. Now the release button is easy to push,...
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No, I don't park on a hill or slope of any kind....

No, I don't park on a hill or slope of any kind. I have a mechanic friend I will take the car to and see if he can correct the problem, because it is very annoying.
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Unhappy shifting out of park

I have a 1998 Olds Intrigue. I like the car alot, but there has been an annoying problem that is getting to be an every day occurence. It has an automatic transmission. After starting the car you...
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Ford Focus Idle Too High

My wife has a 2003 Ford Focus. It idles very high, and it has become very annoying. When you first crank it up, it sounds like a jet airplane, because it is so loud. It is very embarassing, to say...
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Unhappy Intrigue Question

I have a 1998 Olds Intrigue. Bought it 4 days ago and it was starting up fine. Then yesterday I stopped at a dealership to pick up a part. When I tried to start it, nothing happened. It was like the...
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Question remote issue and trunk opening on it's own

I have a couple of things I need some help with. Any feedback would be greatly appreciated.

I bought a 1998 Oldsmobile Intrigue. The keyless entry remote doesn't work. I bought a new battery, but...
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guy called me back today, still no answer. what...

guy called me back today, still no answer. what he didn't know was this, I was on my way to look at another car, which I ended up buying. i called and left him a message and told him that i...
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Lights keep coming on

I am in the process of buying a 2002 Chevy Cavalier. We were going to pick it up Sunday, then the man called and said their was 3 lights that came on at the same time while he was driving it. The...
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ranger gas mileage

Last May I bought a 2001 Ford Ranger, straight shift with a 4 cylinder engine. I have not been pleased with the MPG. It started out getting 21 MPG. Over the past few months it has really dropped....
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i tried lubing the parts and that did not help. i...

i tried lubing the parts and that did not help. i got the new latch in the mail and this morning i tried to remove the two star bolts. they would not move.

i took the car to a mechanic friend of...
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Focus trunk latch help

Our 2003 ford focus has a defective trunk latch. The ford place was going to charge $90 labor to install a new one. I like to DIY when I can.

The car has a trunk release inside, plus a trunk...
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Question 2003 focus check engine light

Our 2003 ford focus check engine light has been on for a couple of days. I took the car to Advance Auto and they plugged it up with their OBD checker.

It coded: P0705 Transmission Range Sensor,...
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Cool clutch on A/C compressor

Is this something that needs fixing, or should I just deal with it for a while?

The cooling and heating work fine. It is a little annoying while driving with the constant clicking on and off.
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Cool 2001 ranger

I bought my truck back in May. I don't use the air alot, but I noticed when I did that every few seconds there would be a clicking sound. A guy told me that it may be low of freon and that the...
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Question 2001 Ranger low idle

I just bought a 2001 ford ranger with a manual transmission. I like the truck a lot but I have a quick question.

When you first start out, you have to give it plenty of gas while easing out on the...
04-08-07, 06:57 AM
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incorrect pilot flame pattern

I have a unvented propane wall heater. We used throughout the winter and it worked perfect. We had to use it the past few days because it has turned off very cold. We had the heater on one night and...
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Red face subaru problems

I have a 1991 Subaru Legacy with 100,000+ miles on the engine. The car hestitates fairly bad from time to time. It almost seems like it may have a misfire. The check engine light will go on and off a...
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