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i have a fuel delivery or supply issue. not sure which, we have ran this 2000 chevy express van with a 4.3l vortec, on carb cleaner briefly and it has 60 psi fuel pressure, no codes present, other than m.a.f. sensor out of range, due to cleaner intrusion. after scanning and pinpointing tests, maf shows to be fine and circuits are also. i am stumped !! i am ...
1. When I press on the brake pedal, after the car is at a complete stop and my foot is still on the brake pedal there is sometimes a very high pitch noise. It is for a short time. What could this be? also maybe related, when I turn the steering wheel for a very sharp turn the car makes a noise. What could that be? Thank you for your help.
My car is 7 years old and is starting to smell really hot after driving higher speeds (50 and up mph. I smell it once I come to a stop, sometimes worse than others. Occasionally I have seen smoke, but not often. My oil change is current and the temp. gauge never shows more than normal mid level. I am also noticing it have trouble starting on occasion, ...
I need 4 new all season tires for a 2005 Nissan Maxima SE, traction handling good sidewalls 245/45/18 what is a very good tire?
How do I remove paint from my tires and wheel wells of my 2007 Murano? I was UNABLE to avoid 1 gal. of water-based paint in the road and fortunately had towels and water to remove the paint from the car but not the tires. By the time I got home to do so, it is not coming off.
I took my 2009 Honda Accord in for an oil change at 14,500 miles and they told me that the power steering fluid is contaminated and needs to be changed out ($169). They also said the cabin/HEPA micro filter is dirty and to replace it would be $120. They also wanted to perform electronic fuel injection system cleaning but didn't list a price. Is this normal ...
I have a 1996 Fort Taurus 6 cylinder which kind of surges when I am stopped at a light. Also seem to be using lots of fuel. Any idea what may cause this. Thank You

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