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Greetings, I have a 2003 Pontiac Montana minivan which in the past hasn't given me too many problems and has fairly good gas mileage. It has a 3.4 engine, but now a couple of different mechanics tell me the head gaskets need to be replaced......in other words, a lot of money. It has about 187,000 miles on it. I'm 62 and have preferred minivans in the ...
I am having a problem my 2008 Pontiac 2000's engine. When I am driving the car tends to give me an error stating "Reduced engine power" and then a minute later "Traction control off", "Service Traction control system." When the errors pop up nothing actually happens right away. If I continue to drive it will take about fifteen minutes before the engine ...
Recently, I pulled into a parking lot and I pulled my e-brake first, being occupied by something. I turned the car off directly after that and tried pulling the key out, stunned and feeling dumb I tried pulling the key out and of course nothing. Once I realized the car wasn't in park I grabbed the shifter and placed it in park and took the key out. Now I'm ...
How do I fill my radiator and not get air bubbles in my 1998 Pontiac Firebird?
My 2002 Pontiac Grand Am started to overheat, and I replaced the thermostat, water pump, hoses etc, and it still ran hot. Now it won't start but but will turn over. I have blown a head gasket, i have white smoke coming from my tail pipes and milky oil. I am wondering can i use head gasket reapair until i get the car fixed?
Where is the fuel filter located on my 1999 Pontiac 2000? The car seems to lose some power when put in gear. It has been modified with heads, headers, cam, torque converter, injectors, tranny work & gears. When in park it sounds ok, but when put it in gear its sounds like a little hissing & a little vibration in steering wheel & as you are driving it feels ...
If i cut out the catalytic converter in my 2004 Pontiac 2000 will it cause any problems?

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