What would cause the cooling fan to run after the car is shut off even when the car is not hot?

"A BAD TEMP SENSOR"Or it could probably be a broken relay of the compressor. Try looking at that one as well.

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What is the difference between horsepower and brake horsepower?

Horsepower refers to the total power at the driven wheels of a vehicle whilst brake horsepower refers to the net output power posessed by its engine.Further AnswerThe above answer is not altogether correct, because the horsepower is simply the Imperial unit of measurement for power. These days, i...

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Location of fog light fuse 2003 alero?

On a 2003 Oldsmobile Alero, the fog light fuse is located inside the dashboard fuse box on the right. The fog light fuse is a ten amp fuse.

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How will you know if your cars engine is burning oil?

1- The exhaust blows occasional white smoke. Usually in older cars with high miles.2- Your oil level is about a quart low in less than about 1000 miles after a fresh oil change.3- Spark plugs get fouled right away. Car will run poorly and get bad mileage. Have to pull the plugs for that one.

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What is the trans axle?

Cars with front wheel drive have a transmission that also acts like a differential, feeding the power to the outside wheel when going around a corner. This type of transmission is called a trans axle, because the drive shafts go directly from the transmission to the wheels.

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Where are the motor mounts located?

On the Motor correct to a degree. they are between the motor and the frame. each has a hard rubber shim or washer to absorb movement of the engine during acceleration. they are used to hold the motor in the proper operating position to prevent damage.

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The problem were having is hooking a msd ignition to the car?

Make sure the heavy red and black wires go directly to the battery. Make sure the small red wire has 12 volts while cranking as this turns on the ignition. You will either use the magnetic pickup wires (purple/green) or the white points wire to trigger the ignition. This will depend on what type ...

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Your 93 cavalier rear brakes are locking up and they are brand new?

Older MG drum brakes? Yeah... if the shoes appear to be damp, check for a leaking wheel cylinder. If so, replace the cylinders AND the shoes. Clean the drums thoroughly before putting them back on. Otherwise:-Return springs have gotten weak with age. Replace them with new springs.-Excessive brake...

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Why would the ABS light come on in a car and then the car not start?

The ABS system requires 10.5 volts to operate, so if the charging output of the alternator was below this level, the ABS light would come on, and the ABS system would shut down. If the output is far below this level (say, zero, if the alternator failed), your battery would not charge, and the car...

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How much oil does a 1994 Chevy Caprice need?

with filter volume about 5.5 quarts do 5 to begin then start it up let run a min then let sit 3 min then add to reach desired level on dipstick that's for v8 not shure with v 6 as i will not accept a car with something smaller then a v8

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How do you repair passenger side power window when it falls off the track?

Take the door panel off and put it back on the track

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How hard is it to change the oil pan gasket in a 1993 Pontiac Grand Prix?

The worst part will be either lifting the engine to the point that it clears obstructions, or to remove the obstructions, or both. Lifting the engine requires that you disconnect the motor mounts and who knows what else. Once everything is out of the way to drop the pan, the actual pan gasket is ...

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How much oil does a 1979 Chevy mailbu need?

The Malibu, if it has a 305 or any other small block V-8 takes 4 quarts with out a filter change, 5 with. If you have a V-6, 4 quarts without and 4.5 with (by virtue of it's smaller filter)

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Where is the thermostat located on a 2004 Pontiac Grand Am GT?

Assuming you have the 2.2, 4 cylinder engine, the thermostat is located on the side of the engine that faces the firewall.

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How do you change a lifter on a grand am?

You didn't give year/ engine??But... in general, Any OHV( pushrod) engine, requires draining the coolant, removing the intake manifold and anything else that is required to do so. For example, distributor, alternator or other brackets bolted to/blocking the manifold.On O.H.C. cams, the lifter/las...

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Most flips in a car?

It's a sign of a busted jamalllama. Llama's are frisky. Wear a water proof vest when near a frisky son of a gun llama.

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You have a 1997 Neon light comes on says O2 sensor changed it still comes on same thing car is ldling faster now?

Have you cleared the fault code from the computer? It will continue to indicate the fault until it is cleared. Check the owners manual to find out how to clear the code. For most vehicles it involves turning off power to the computer for several seconds.

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How many hover cars have been made?

As of 2010, no hover car has ever been made and sold to the general public.There have been hovercrafts built, as well as experimental hover vehicles, but no true hover cars and certainly none for the public at large.

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What transmission is in your 2001 Pontiac grand am gt?

Assuming you have an automatic (most common for this model of car), your transmission is a General Motors 4T45E. If it's a manual (which is a bit unlikely), it'll be a Getrag F23.

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How do you open the trunk release for 2000 Volkswagen jetta?

Just replaced mine in January.I have fold down seats so I crawed in that way. Removed the trunk lid cover w/ a Phillips screwdriver. Pull the thin arm on the hatch release... that will open the trunk.There is a plastic push arm that broke on mine... I took off three bolts, determined that I could...

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Getting back an impounded car in Nevada?

First you need to find out who Towed/impounded the vehicle. Second only the Registered owner of the Vehicle may retrieve from impound (proof of ownership constitues either the actual Title to vehicle or registration papers issued with the tag.). This is something you need to do as quickly as poss...

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What if the car starts and runs normally for 10 seconds and then shuts off?

I had the same problem on a 1984 Mazda Rx7 and it turned out to be the PCM (power control module).

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How do you tell if your lifters are bad in your car?

In most cases, you can tell that your lifters are bad, in your car engine, by the ticking noise. A bad lifter will make a tapping sound.

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What is the best oil for your car?

pennzoil platanium full synthetic AMSOIL

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Why wont my vs commodore start?

haha immobaliser might be on lol

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Does the 2005 cadillac cts have a transmission dip stick?

No since there is no need to add transmission fluid unless there is a leak and should take it to a dealer and there is also a fluid life indicator message

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What does it mean if your car is shaking?

In common cases its either bad strutts or it needs an alignment Or if you are driving and it vibrates more during certain speeds then you may have to get your tires balanced. Any tire shops in your area will have this ability. It is usually inexpensive from 10 bucks a tire to 20 depending on wher...

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Heater fan motor will not cut off after turning car off?

Your blower motor relay went bad. You may also need to replace either the blower motor or one of the climate control sensors. If your blower motor squeals or makes a scraping sound it is going bad and will damage the blower motor relay. JQ

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Why does the front end of your car shake while accelerating in first gear?

If it is a manual transmission I would suspect you have clutch problems. Possibly gear lube or hydraulic clutch fluid has leaked onto the clutch surface. The only repair is to replace the clutch and repair the leak. When you let the clutch out this causes the clutch to chatter thus causing the sh...

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Your gear shift is broken you have to pull it up to change gears What is problem?

The snap rings that hold the shifter in place have popped out and you will need to remove the boot to put everything back where it belongs.

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How do you know if your car has an airbag?

A large padded center of the steering wheel is a indication, but it should have a symbol showing it is air bagged equipped. Also starting in the early 1990s, air bags became standard on all new vehicles. You can always know that the driver has one, at minimum. Now there are air bags for driver, p...

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How come 1995 mercury tracer 1.9 motor revs from 500 rpm at idle to 1000 rpm. Even when car is in drive at a stop sign. acceleration is smooth and steady.?

Your throttle tps sensor is bad. Replace it!

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1974 superbettle rear brake will not release where do you get started?

first go around to the back side of the brake caliper ther will be a place where a allan wrench can be inserted turn it to the rear of the car couple of turns until brake fluid seeps out then insert a screwdriver between the pad and disc and pry apart. that should get you started but usually when...

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Where is the location of thermostat on 90 maxima?

look for the hose on top of the motor

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HOW to defrosr a car door?

If you can reach the car with an extension cord, use a hair dryer.

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How do you raise suspension on 2003 Pontiac Grand Am?

I suppose you could use higher springs on the struts in the front and different coil over shocks in the back but the ride is really going to suffer and possibly not be able to be aligned properly. Best off going to a shop that specializes in suspension parts and modifications. That is what they do.

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What is the bolt pattern for a 2000 Pontiac Grand AM GT?

BOLT PATTERN?,,, which one?,,,,wheel?tranny belhousing? head? there are several others on that car also. be more specific, and ask again.,,,,,,Jamison.

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The gear selector light for drive does not come on on the dash of your 2000 Corolla when the car is in drive Do you fix this by just replacing a fuse?

No, bulb needs replacing.

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You took the bolts out of your water pump and its still hard to take out what do you do know?

No matter what else you do, make absolutely sure that you have ALL the bolts out before you try anything.

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How do you replace the license plate light bulb on a 2004 Pontiac Grand Prix?

There are two screws on the top underside that you must take out. then the bulb is attached to a wire and you can pull it down about an inch to help pull out the bulb. put in the new bulb and screw the screws back in and youre all set. -richard(I found this answer really useful so I paste it here)

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How do you remove a 2000 Pontiac grand am shifter knob?

Hey, I just had this problem. What you have to do is, remove a staple-type piece that is located on the bottom part of the shifter knob on the side that is facing the radio. Once you remove that staple type piece, the you are able to just slip the knob off by lifting it up. Hope that was helpful....

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Could a car not starting up have something to do with the transmission?

THE netural Saftey Switch could B bad .

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92 dodge stealth won't start unless push start it and if you turn it off it won't strart again any ideas?

discharged or inoperative batteryinoperative starterpoor connection between starter and [ground or] battery positiveno 12V+ to starter S terminal (possibly bad ignition switch or aftermarket alarm)

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Can you be prosecuted if you don't turn in your car when it's up for reposession A PI has been calling my mom telling her that he's turning it over to the prosecutors office is this possible?

This is America and people sue over everything, unfortunately. Why not just turn in the car. YOu signed an agreement and reneged on that agreement so be a big person and turn it in. Then you dont have to look over your shoulder everyday. Yes, they can, turn it over to the prosecutors office, then...

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Your highbeam headlights do not work and your lowbeam lights go out when you use turn signal where do you troubleshoot?

I am actually having this problem.. here is mine... see if it relates to you.My headlights (on regular, low beam) do not work. I cannot get them to come on in the high beam either. But, if I pull the blinker arm forward for the passing flash thing, they light up on high-beams (only for as long as...

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Why would a automatic 92 celica suddenly go into neutral shifter still in drive and when car is turned off re-started car after 30 seconds crank up and run good repeats back into the neutral?

there is a small sensor under the lever which tells the cars computer on which position the lever is. The sensor may have broken down so it is reading you are in neutral while you are still in the drive position. It is a cheap fix.

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There is a tapping noise in the top your engine what is it?

hydraulic lifter?Rocker arm?

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Why would the blue temperature light in a '99 VW Beetle start flashing but stop after turning the car off for a minute and turning it back on?

Could be that the coolant level is a bit low and the flashing light is telling you this. The level will drop when the fluid is running thru the motor. When you turn the car off the level rises back to nominal level. Dan

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What can be wrong when there is gas in the oil and the car wont start?

An injector is probably sticking and causing "wash down". Gasoline can then leak past the cylinder walls and get into the oil. That much fuel in the cylinder will make it impossible to start the engine. I'd also check the fuel pressure regulator

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Whats causing check engine light to come on?

The check engine light usually comes on for an fuel/air emissions problem There are many sensors and devices in the system so there can be many causes - open gas cap, bad oxygen sensors, bad egr valve, bad mass airflow sensor, bad fuel pump, injector, etc, etc, etc. The airbag light goes on when ...

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Where is transmission dipstick on 2000 Sunfire gt?

I believe by the 2000 model year, GM was not using dipsticks anymore. If you look on the top of the transmission, you should see a red cap...at least I think they were red. This is the trans fill plug. They basically went on the theory that the trans is good to 100,000 thousand miles so no fluid ...

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How to get value on 1969 olds delta 88with 455 8 cylinder engine and 88599 original miles?

It's only a matter of opinion. This particular vehicle may be mint but it does not have the demand say of a 1969 camaro. I would say the car would bring 2500.00 if it is really nice. But that's my opinion.

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What are the disadvantages of refilling freon 12 instead of 134 in a 134 freon designed car after pipes were rewelded after a leakage and no oil was put in with the freon?

It is illegal to use #12 due to damage to ozone layer

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What does it mean ify car starts smoking Should you change your oil?

It never hurts to change the oil, however it may no solve your problem.What color is the smoke:White---condensation- normal conditionExcessive white--could be a bad (leaking) head gasket allowing coolant to enter the combustion chamber.Black-- could be raw (unburned) gasoline due to an overly ric...

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When you come to a stop and then you press on the gas to go why would your car jerk almost as if you were pressing on the brake?

it may be your egr flow that's connected to your egr valve. my car has that problem right now! its a Honda 98 accord v6.

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Bolt pattern on Benz clk 430?

If I'm not mistaken its a 5x112

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Why won't 1996 GMC Savana start after driving in 80 degrees or higher?

a problem with the distributor

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How do you turn off or disconnect permanently the ABS light in a 1996 Honda Accord V6 that comes on within 10-15 sec after turning on the engine?

The light is on because there is a problem with the ABS. It will go off after you have the system repaired. Now if you do not wish to repair the ABS then you will still have normal braking but possibly without ABS. You can either remove the ABS light bulb or place a piece of black tape over it. c...

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Why does the ABS light turn on?

The computer has detected a problem with the ABS ( Anti-lock Brake System ).

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What causes valve cover gasket to leak near the timing chain cover of a 1990 Geo Metro?

Probably sheer age. There are two things that can leak in the areas you refer to. First of course is that valve cover gasket. If it is leaking its no great challenge to replace it. If you are not mechanically inclined then take to to a competent garage and have it done. Of more difficult note is ...

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How do you change the thermastat in a 1995 pontiac grand am?

if you cant change the thermostat, its likely that the temperature dial isn't catching the rotating metal piece that changes the temperature. this could be a result of someone unintentionally breaking it or wear. you might need a new temperature dial or the rotating metal piece. I am a car fanati...

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Why won't your Acura TL 3.2 won't start?

This is actually quite a difficult question to answer online as you have not specified any details so I will just list the most common problems with cars in general not starting... 1) if your going from driving stick to automatic, the biggest issue is that we sometimes forget that automatics have...

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The location of the transmission's dip stick on a 1993 Pontiac sunbird with a standard transmission?

It may or may not have a dipstick, and probably does not. There is a plug located on the top side of the transmission. Remove this plug and if you can touch lube, it is full. Add lube until it runs out the fill hole. Be sure and use the proper lube as outlined in your owner's manual.It may or may...

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I have a 1995 Mercury Villager When I start the car it runs but when I hit the gas it shuts off Why Thanks?

Probably have something electrical causing problems. Also, you might just need to check the sensors such as throttle position sensor and mass air flow sensor. They are very sensitive. If something is wrong, it could cause a stall condition. While you are at it, you should put in a new oxygen sens...

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Why wont your 1992 Pontiac Bonneville start after you shut it off it runs great no problems starts up every time when its cool?

Check you fuel pump and filter; it may be getting weak. Chances are if this is it , the pump will soon quit altogether. This problem may be a number of things but an electric fuel pump can act just as you wrote. I hope this helps you. Mark

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When you start your 2000 accent it runs rough but when you shut it off and start it again it runs fine until ipush down on the throttle it starts to die could this be a throttle position sensor or so?

Most likely the fuel filter need changed. If it has been more than 12,000 miles I'd change it anyways. If it's been more than 20,000 miles then I would take the IAC out, per auto manual instructions, clean it and put it back in. Hope this helps.

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What does the 1996 Maxima keyless remote do?

keyless systems don't require you to put the key in the ignition, you can leave it in your pocket and hit the start button

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Why would an automatic car make a short squeak noise while shifting between 3rd and 4th gears while accelerating hard?

This sounds like you have a loose or worn drive belt. Check all the belts and their tension. This sounds like you have a loose or worn drive belt. Check all the belts and their tension.This sounds like you have a loose or worn drive belt. Check all the belts and their tension.

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Location thermostat on 2001 voyger?

Should be in a removable housing at the engine end of the upper radiator hose

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What is Enhanced Traction System?

"From the Service Manual: Enhanced Traction System (ETS) The Enhanced Traction System (ETS) is designed to limit wheel slip during acceleration. This objective is accomplished by cutting fuel to selected cylinders, retarding spark and upshifting the transmission. The EBCM monitors wheel speed sli...

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