Having problems with your 2003 Buick Century ?
Check engine light on, been on for months, nothing happened yet, what could it be?\015 Light is on, won't go off, been on for months, but no mechanical problem has occurred.\015
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Check engine light on, been on for months, nothing happened yet, what could it be?
... 2003 Buick Century
My car won't start ill turn the key the radio, lights, etc. will all turn on i checked the battery, its good its only 4 months old, i just replace my ignition wires and coil pack about 4 months ago. Its strange there's no clicking noise like the car is trying to turn over or nothing, i turn the key and nothing happens the only thing that happens is the radio headlights and stuff like that turn on, no engine. could anyone help?
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My esc off light and check engine light both went on while I was driving and the car barely moved. What's could be wrong? I also had a problem around ten months where my check engine light went on and my car was shaking vigorously, but the next morning all was fine. Both of these problems happened after a rainy day where it became colder overnight. Could these problems just be related to the weather?
I had this exact same problem...turns out it has to do with a recall having to do with the stop lamp switch. I took it to the dealership and it only took about 20 minutes form them to fix it.\015\012\015\012Hyundai is recalling 531,894 M ... 2007 Hyundai Entourage Limited Minivan
MY 1995 DODGE RAM 3500 RUNS GREAT AND THEN STALLS FOR NO KNOWN REASON. NEW FUEL PUMP INSTALLED, FRESH TUNEUP INCLUDING A NEW COIL. NO CHECK ENGINE LIGHT COMES ON WHEN IT STALLS. IT DOES NOT SPIT OR SPUTTER EITHER, IT ACTS LIKE I TURNED OFF THE IGNITION. IT ALWAYS STARTS BACK UP RIGHT AWAY AND DRIVES LIKE NOTHING EVER HAPPENED, BUT THEN AT ANYTIME IT WILL DO IT AGAIN. LAST TIME IT HAPPENED WAS A MONTH AGO. HAD IT CHECKED AND THE DEALER FOUND NOTHING WRONG AND THEN IT HAPPENED AGAIN YESTERDAY. I W
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2011 mazda 3. It has about 30000 miles and about two months ago I tried to start it after parking it for 2 hours and got nothing. No dash lights or anything. The next day it started w/o doing any repairs or charging. A few minutes later the check engine light came on. Drove directly to mazda. They said they could find nothing wrong.Two days ago, I parked the car while waiting for a friend at the store. I was using the bluetooth to play my music while the engine was off and the key in AUX positio
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I have a 2001 volkswagen gulf. i drove it home from work and it ran good. when i got up that night to go back to work nothing happened i could hear the fuel pump kick on and all the lights came on. but the moter didnt turn over it did nothing. i noticed the epc light and the check engine light stayed on when the rest of the lights went off on the dash. would this have anything to do with the probablem? and what can i do to fix it.
Sounds like your battery is tired and will no longer hold a charge, Can you jump start it? If so, jump it and take it to a good auto parts store like Autozone, Advance, etc... and have them load test your battery. They can also test your charging sys ... 2001 Volkswagen Golf
I have a 2007 Pontiac Torrent that jerks on start-up and while at traffic light. Check engine comes on but goes out. When trying to put it on a computer to check for codes it went out before I could check. I have tried putting fuel injector cleaner but nothing yet. Any idea what this could be.
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My 2002 V6 4wd s10 pickup wont start. Checked battery its fine. checked alternator and it passed. it will not turn over. after inserting the key and turning the dash guages and lights will blink ans spasm and continue to do so even after the key is out. then sometimes when i ty to start nothing will happen except the engine light will come on. Could this possibly be realted to spark plugs? those have not been replaced in a long time.
Check your ignition switch (located on the steering column under the dash) If this is working, you will hear an electronic switch click when you turn the key on - if you do hear it then replace your starter ... 2002 Chevrolet S-10
Idles rough I bought a 2001 Aurora and a few months after i got it, it started to idle rough in park or at a stop light. The check engine light is on, i checked for codes at an O'Rileys and it didn't come up with anything. I've ran fuel additives threw it etc. nothing seems to help. The guy at O'Rileys says it could be a vaccum line issue. Gas cap is on tight... I don't think it's effecting my milage much at all. still get 22-24 on the hwy. It has killed a couple times due to the idle issue. Tha
To add Solution #1...Based on the mileage you are getting, this looks like a 4.0. More than likely the intake plenum has a crack in it. The carb cleaner should verify this - when you spray it around the throttle body the engine should run very smoo ... 2001 Oldsmobile Aurora
The battery dash light, the parking brake light, the brake failure light flicker faintly to bright to faint while I drive and it died on me. when I tried to start the car the following lights came on "check engine" "oil pressure" and when I turned the key the arrow underneath the fuel gage came on but nothing happened or could be heard. I thought it was the battery since all the stuff that wasn't working well was electrical but after replacing the battery the lights mentioned first started flick
Replace the alternator,and clean the battery cable ends real shiny,no grey,or black film left on the cable ends that connect to the battery.Alternator does not have enough power to run the ignition and all it`s assesories. ... 1990 Volvo 240
2005 DODGE STRATUS 2.4L DOHC -X (problem-check engine light on-code:P0016-camshaft/crankshaft sensor) WHAT HAPPENED: TIMING BELT BROKE WHILE DRIVING UNDER 35 MPH. HAD A CHEAP MECHANIC FIX THE TIMING BELT. MECHANIC MENTIONED I WAS VERY LUCKY THAT SOMETHING DIDNT HAPPEN THAT COULD HAVE.(CANT RECALL WHAT DIDNT HAPPEN TO THE CAR THAT IF IT HAD HAPPENED THE TIMING BELT ISSUE COULD NOT BE FIXED.) AFTER THE WORK WAS DONE THE CHECK ENGINE LIGHT WAS ON. THE ONLY PROBLEM DURING DRIVING I NOTICE
I currently own an 03 sebring same engine that also had this problem. And this is a common issue on these cars / engines. P0016 is CAM/CRANK Correlation Error. Means they aren't in sync with each other. I resolved mine by simply replacing the plugs ... Dodge Stratus
My 2002 chevy impala wont start. When i try to crank it all the lights shut off & nothing works but the check engine light flashes. After messing with the positive post on the battery the lights come back on but the samething happens. I tried starting it yesterday & it took a while but it finally started but later on after that its been doing what it been doing & only starting a few times. I still dont trust driving it like that even thought it started a few times. What could be my problem
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I have a 1995 camaro, 3.4 liter, 175,000 miles on it. I just bought it a month ago. I have a brand new ignition & a new key with a chip in it. It was running good until the other day, I drove it to the store & went inside. When I went back out to start it nothing happened. Just the lights went on & that was it. I took the key back to the dealership to have it checked out & they said the key was good. The wires were checked from the starter to the battery and those were good. What could it
Jump the vehicle, if it starts then the problem is a dead cell in the battery if it doesn't there is a problem in the vehicle security system. If you have an after market alarm installed you can disconnect the power wire to that alarm and that will ... 1995 Chevrolet Camaro
I have a 98 dodge stratus ES and once my check engine light comes on when idle, the car dies. It attempts to die while driving and has done so once. I got a new engine and yet this is still happening. I got my fuel injectors changed back in April of this year. Could there be a faulty wire? I've been dealing with this since June or July 2007
I would have the computer ( ecu, pcm ) checked. \015\012\015\012I had a friend that had the same problem and that solved it. \015\012\015\012Good Luck ... 1998 Dodge Stratus
1999 Toyota Camry V6 idles rough and stalls after starting. No check engine lights and runs fine otherwise. Has only happened three times in the last two months. After keeping the idle up and running car for a while, it seems to resolve the problem, especially if I can take it out on a long drive after it happens. Could it be the fuel filter or the idle valve in the throttle body?
Yes it could be a fuel related problem, when was your last tune up, it could also be a spark issue, old or corroted spark plugs will sometimes not put out the correct amount of heat to ignite the gas correctly till it runs for a while, if the check e ... 1999 Toyota Camry
2006 f-150 goes into a failsafe mode.In the last month about once a week this did happen. As your driving the engine shuts off and the alert on the odometer says failsafe mode.Have you heard of this before? As i'm coasting I can put it in neutral and restart and continue on with no problems.The dealer claims that a code could be brought up even though the check engine light never came or stayed on.
The dealer is correct but any auto prts store caqn bring the codes up for free as they want to sell you the parts to fix it. Failsafe is involve with exhaust emmissions and the car needs fixed noe before the parts are failed ... 2006 Ford F-150
1993 Jeep Grand Cherokee 8 cylinder, My "check engine" Light wont come on. Truck runs, then shuts down. I try to check the codes, Turn on, turn off, on, off, on. I get nothing. No check engine light at all. After I disconnect the battery for awhile, It starts' right up. When I check the codes again, all the comes up is code 12, (Battery disconnected from PCM within last 50 starts). Will a "Crank-Sensor" work, then not, then work again? Could that make the "check engine" light not come on? The
A failing crank sensor sometimes won't set a code, but it will not prevent the check engine light from coming on.I'd test it with an ohmeter both hot and cold just to make sure it's good, but think your problem is likely to be a connection betw ... 1993 Jeep Grand Cherokee
I have a 2006 jetta gli turbo with about 82000 miles on it about four months ago the check engine light came on but nothing noticeable was going on with my car or the drive. recently when it started getting colder out when i would start my car the check engine light would start flashing the engine would rev up right aobut the 1 RPMs and then after about 20-30 seconds of idle it stops shaking and drops down below the 1 RPMs and the check engine light stops flashing but stays on. occasionally as w
HiYou need to go to a shop with a code reader. The check engine light was telling you something and you need a code reader. Depending on which country you are in, if in the states autozone may have it for free.Whatever initiat ... Volkswagen GLI
How do I troubleshoot problems for a hemi car engine? Car has been back and forth to dealer six or seven times, do to check engine light. Car has been tuned up, wire harness changed and engine decarbonized. Still engine starts rough and check engine light comes back on, but after 8 to 10 minutes warming up, engine seems to run fine, yet the engine light remains on. This happens every time the car sits more than six hours (rough starting and so on as stated above). It has been hooked up to Auto
Misfiring is often due to ignition system components. "Decarbonizing" is Chrysler's version of using "SeaFoam" in your engine. In fact, the product is basically the same, only more expensive. It has nothing to do with misfiring unless your spark plug ... 2006 Dodge Charger
I have a 2007 Pontiac G6 base sedan with 21,000 miles on it, and sure enough 2 months after my bumper-to-bumper warranty ended the check engine light came on earlier this month. I had the code run, it came up P0300 - Random Misfire. They removed the code, and then 40 miles later it popped back on. It's been a steady yellow check engine light, not flashing. Thought maybe it could have been a bad batch of gas even though at the time the light went on I only had 1/4 tank of gas left...so I filled u
Probably just a spark plug or spark plug wire. give it a tune up and you will probably fix it.....HAVE FUN ... 2007 Pontiac G6 GT Convertible
My check engine light came on today I stopped by Autozone for the free check engine light test. He said it was the gas cap. I bought the $10.00 cap but have not put it on. I'm just wandering if this could really happen or did I just waste $10.00. The manual says it is some exhaust problem. The Autozone guy also said the light would go off in just a few day or I could just disconnect a side of the battery and it would go off. What do you think?
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What could be wrong with my 2008 isuzu i-290 if the check engine light is on, all electrical works but when I turn the key, nothing happens?
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My '99 Land Cruiser has gone into limp mode twice in the past several months. First time was when I was restarting it after a short break. We pulled a battery cable, and the "Check engine" light was cleared and it ran fine. Recently, it was after running it for about a mile - the "Check engine" light came on and it went into limp mode. After letting it set for a few days during the holidays, I went back out to see what I could do, and when restarted, the check engine light was gone, and vehic
I have this same issue with my 99 Landcruiser\015\012Where you able to resolve it? My dealer cant find anything\015\012I have also had the probelm where the car wont shift out of Park ... 1999 Toyota Land Cruiser
Temperature gauge is inaccurate and check engine light comes on but its not over heating and everything else is fine can it be a sensor ? The temperatue gauage didn't read anything for months but now started working but reads false sometimes 260 degrees but now the check engine light comes on and off. I did change the sending unit on the head by the spark plug. Check engine light comes on and off and temperature gauge gives false readings but not over heating etc, etc . Whatelse could it be ?
Have you checked the antifreeze level lately? Low antifreeze will cause a temp sensor to give false readings. Does your heater work OK, as in does it blow hot air when heater is on? that is another symptom of low antifreeze.\015\012\015 ... 1985 Chevrolet Monte Carlo
My '92 Integra cranks but does not start. Events: Many months ago, car started to have starting problems in hot weather. In the morning or evening, the car would start without problems. In the hot weather, the check engine light would come on and I could not start the car, however it would crank but no start. I had to wait for a few minutes until I heard a sound click, then the engine light would come off, then I could start the car right away. Eventually, some months ago, this problem would occ
I have this problem on a regular basis with my 91.it happens in hot weather, and sometimes after having to start and stop the car several times quickly(like going ot different stores over and over) again, in warmer weather, like 25 C+. ... 1992 Acura Integra Hatchback