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My 2003 pt cruiser stopped running in the middle of the freeway. Sent it to the Chrysler dealership and they stated I need to replace timing belt tensioner, idler pulley, water pump gasket and flush the cooling system. They gave me estimate worse case scenario $1295.00 maybe less but not more. What do you think?
My car is a 1998 Grand Prix-has 114,000 miles onit-just started making a sound like an airplane-don\*t know how else to describe it! Goes along with jumping rpm\*s....temp gage shows its still cooling ok....any idea what it could be?
The engine cooling system of My 1997 Maxima has always worked perfectly. Recently the temperature has started to vary during climbing to altitudes above 5000 ft. The temperature does not reach the high limit but goes to a new setting. Previously the temperature always maintained a constant setting of slightly below midscale even in Phoenix in summer. Can ...
The engine cooling fan runs as soon as the engine starts, is this normal.
1995 Altima won't start - Battery good, starter good. Changed spark plugs. Changed wires. Changed distributor cap & rotor. Performed spark test (spark looked weak, but is present at plugs & coil). Tested coil primary (1.4ohm) & secondary (13.43ohm) resistance. Tested power transistor resistance (had resistance where it should). Checked fuel pump fuse, good. ...
I have a 1998 Chevy blazer that is in excellent condition. After noticing a cooling leak I took my car to my local Chevy dealer and they said all the freeze-out plugs were leaking. The parts are very inexpensive, but the labor would be about $2500 because the transfer case and the transmission would have to be removed to gain access to the plugs. I do not ...
Is it important to the life of your fuel pump to keep your fuel tank level at or above 1/4 full?
My friend says modern cars have an in-tank fuel pump and gasoline acts as a coolant. Low levels in the tank reduces the cooling effect and the pump wears out quicker.
This sounds ridiculous to me, is he correct?