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Lifters are misdiagnosed commonly as the source...

Lifters are misdiagnosed commonly as the source of many noises when in reality they are quite trouble free. Dirt contamination on a sludged engine is the number one cause of true lifter noises, low...
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check your fuel pump and fuel filter, your...

check your fuel pump and fuel filter, your stalling may be caused by a failed fuel pump.
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ive heard the the gauge cluster can go bad...

ive heard the the gauge cluster can go bad causing the fuel gauge to vibrate or have erratic movements.
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I liked the the NGK v-groove plugs in my old 2001...

I liked the the NGK v-groove plugs in my old 2001 Bonneville SSEi, but that was primarily due to the fact that I dropped a few heat ranges which limited the options. The biggest problem with any...
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If the engine noise is just louder than normal it...

If the engine noise is just louder than normal it could be an exhaust leak. It could be something as simple as a bad exhaust manifold gasket or doughnut gasket. This would also tie in to the oxygen...
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aftermarket parts arent a bad choice as well, in...

aftermarket parts arent a bad choice as well, in some cases, you may end up with a better part than you started with. The aftermarket companies reverse-engineer the part, and work the weaknesses out.
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Posted By automd

there could be alot of things going on, fuse,...

there could be alot of things going on, fuse, filter, bad pump relay. check everything that is connected to the fuel system.
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Posted By automd

i had a slightly off topic but somehow related...

i had a slightly off topic but somehow related prob before, every time I push the button for 4 wheel drive it skips over it and never goes into 4 wheel drive mode. what i did was to disconnect the...
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Posted By automd

you should have no problem switching back and...

you should have no problem switching back and forth. Adding a quart of mineral oil to a crankcase full of synthetic will be fine.
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any updates on this? if your alternator is good...

any updates on this? if your alternator is good then it would only play around the battery and the wires. there might be a corrosion in there somewhere.
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Posted By automd

most probably its your speed sensor in the...

most probably its your speed sensor in the transmission that is faulty. you see, its the sensor that signals the computer to shift the transmission.
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If you dont mind the price, i advise you to get...

If you dont mind the price, i advise you to get the OEM ones, most aftermarket replacement parts out there are mass produced thus giving you no guarantee quality wise.
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inspect carefully because you may not need a new...

inspect carefully because you may not need a new steering rack, check your steering rack tubes/hose, you may get them for less than a hundred. a new steering rack would cost you roughly 500 buck not...
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lucky you, you dint get to experience the...

lucky you, you dint get to experience the grinding noise on grand cherokee door locks.. it is i think a common problem and none of the unfortunate owners have found their way on dealing with this....
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it all depends on the state of your wiper...

it all depends on the state of your wiper blades.. inspect your blades, if you blades developed curvature which prevents full contact with the windshield, then you need them replaced. and in...
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to help you out, these are the main symptoms when...

to help you out, these are the main symptoms when dealing with no revers problems:


Improper fluid level.
Transmission shift cable broken or misadjusted.
Improper band/clutch application...
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The risk, of course, is in having it become...

The risk, of course, is in having it become undriveable at the most inconvenient time before you get it fixed.

i agree, i suggest have it replaced now before it affects other parts and create...
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it is feasible that a new sensor could go bad, I...

it is feasible that a new sensor could go bad, I had changed the head gasket on my truck and what would have been a brand new O2 sensor went bad after the work. it didn't throw a code but my gas...
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do you have a check engine light on? cause the...

do you have a check engine light on? cause the most reliable way of determining if your mass airflow sensor is malfunctioning is thru your engine light. It is true though that your mileage is greatly...
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yes, you may have to drop the tank to gain access...

yes, you may have to drop the tank to gain access to your fuel pump. some cars like the galant got enough room but in your case, yeah you have to..Beer 4U2
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i dont know if its a problem but its fairly...

i dont know if its a problem but its fairly normal to me.. lol.. what i do is i simply remove the overflow cap two turns and pressure comes out. ive been told that i may have to replace my radiator...
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let us start on the codes.. most often than not,...

let us start on the codes.. most often than not, the codes dont yield the specific problem but the parts around or connected to it. so you have to properly diagnose and work your way thru each part...
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what i do is to unscrew the cap as far as it will...

what i do is to unscrew the cap as far as it will go until it stop screwing and just spins, then i pull it straight up as hard as i can.
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Posted By automd

sounds like the heater core it is.. if you are...

sounds like the heater core it is.. if you are planning on doing a DIY project, dont guess your way through it.. be sure to have a diagram or a manual with proper procedures in it. you're in for 3-4...
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Posted By automd

you gave us limited information, how many are...

you gave us limited information, how many are burned and which one, the passenger or the driver side?
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