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I have a 98 cutlass oldmoblie and when I turn on my car the motor or something is knocking what causes that?
Need to find the spot where the knock is coming from..could be anything from a bad engine to a broken flexplate..(flywheel between the engine and the transmission..) repost findings..
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I have a 98 cutlass oldmoblie and when I turn on my car the motor or something is knocking what causes that?
Need to find the spot where the knock is coming from..could be anything from a bad engine to a broken flexplate..(flywheel between the engine and the transmission..) repost findings.. ... Cars & Trucks
My 2003 Ford Taurus will not start up. The Theft light will blink quickly and there is also a clicking sound coming from under the steerging column. After I jump the car, immediately after turning the car off, it is the same thing that happens and I cannot turned the car over. Is the Security Theft system causing this by having a loose wire or does something need to be replaced or can something be removed for the Security Theft system? Or can it be something else causing this? Thanks
Its the ecu and it needs to be replaced cause its arming the system when you shut it off and lock it. By eliminating this their is a switch under the dash that you turn off and on three times with the key on. ... 2001 Ford Taurus
I found a 1987 Oldsmobile cutlass supreme it has over 248000 miles on the car and i think has the original 307 motor in it. the motor sounds like it is knocking after you let the car warm up for a wile. but when it car first starts it runs smooth.. the car need a paint job but the body doesn't look to bad. i asked the seller if the motor knocks he told me he thinks it is the alternator bearing rattling. guy wants 1,500$ for this car any advice?
Sounds like a value or it might me something under there like the muffler pipes could me hitting up against something. It could be a motor mount . Don't know for sure. I,d have to really see it to hear it. And hope this help, ... 1987 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme
Brakes I turned in my car to change my brake pads but, after 2 months it needed to be changed again. This time they said I also need a new brake disc. How is it within 2 months I needed to replace the pads and disc when it took me three years to wear down the original brakes? Now again I need to replace both pads and disc. It also makes a knocking sound when the brakes is not engaged. What causes this? Is it something the mechanic did that's not right.
It sounds like the rotor (brake disk) is warped. That would cause the pads to wear much more quickly because the disk "wobbles".\015\012The warped disk can also cause the noise, depending on how bad the warp is.\015\012When most shops ch ... 2004 Mazda 3
Took car to dealership for whine in engine. when car was returned the cause was listed as a worn idle pulley and that the bearing causing the noise was replaced and replaced vehicle idler pulley assembly. now when I turn off the ignition switch, the car still runs and i must fumble with the switch to turn the motor off. also i hear the idle where i did not before. what's the problem?
First of all, I have NO IDEA what you are relating to an idler pully!... Best SOLUTION:.. Take the vehicle back to the dealership and have them diagnose it under warranty... sould good? ... 2007 Hyundai Azera Limited Sedan
When I turn my defrost or air on, my car makes an awful noise and the motor jumps and shakes around. I also hear a very loud almost whistle/screech sound. When I turn the defrost off everything appears to run as normal and the motor quits shaking around. When the defrost is off I do here a faint sound coming from the passengers side of the vehicle that sounds like something is spinning and rubbing against something else as is spins. Also, If I only run the fan, things appear to run normal.
... 2002 Pontiac Sunfire
I have a couple problems, the main one is that the car which is 100 percent stock has a phantom amp charge that something is turning on in the car every 10 minutes or so when it is turned off. I have had and personally looked several times at this on a couple of am meters but I cannot find out what is causing it and no one else can either. It causes the battery to go around 10 volts and wont start in the mornings
\015\012Hi!!\015\012DBS is directly related to the requirement that all 2005 manual transmission cars must be placed in reverse for a proper shutdown of the electronics.\015\012 ... 2005 Chevrolet Corvette
I have a 1993 toyota camry le 4 cylinder. i put another transmission in this car so i had to take out the motor to do it. i installed the trans onto the motor and reinstalled it into my car. i believe i got all the hoses and lines hooked up correctly. when i try to start the car the car will not start. it will turn over alright and it acts like it wants to start but it will not. the car was running before fine before i changed out the transmission. can you tell me somethings i may need to do or
Clearly you haven't connected all the wires. Most likely the mixture is too lean. Start by checking the temperature and throttle valve sensors. After that check the injector wires and their connections.Do not pour or pulverize anything in your ... Toyota Camry
I have questions as to the year model of the car. Based on the year model of the car, could the car have been knocked out of gear simply by the child hitting the gear. Was there something wrong with the car that would have caused the car to be knocked out of gear easily. Cavelier
Automatic transmission: There are safety devices that are supposed to stop the gear shifter from moving when the ignition switch is in the "off" position. But I have seen a very large amount that the device does not work. I have also seen many just a ... 1985 Chevrolet Chevy
I have a 2003 Nissan Altima 2.5l recently replaced radiator myself and since then my check engine light came on for misfire ignition #4...after a cold night went to start car and sounds like car wants to turn over but wont. I'm not sure if its the misfire that's causing the problem or something to do with fuel not getting to the engine. I checked the fuel pump and it sounds like its working when I turn the key. I've tried holding the gas pedal down while turning over and got nothing. Any suggest
Remove plugs and check. make sure that the plug gap is not closed causing misfire. we have some issues with power valve screws coming loose and getting inside of the cylinder closing the gap on plugs. some power valve plates come loose also and get i ... Nissan Altima
The antenna stop working and now the car won't start once it's turned off. the fuse for the radio had to be taken out a few months back because the car wouldn't start. now the motor for the antenna keeps running after the car is shut off and that causes a drain on the electrical system. how can i get to the motor? do i have to take the right end fender off just to get to it since that's where the antenna is located? Raj
Acess is thru the trunk ... Buick Century
The blower motor on the heater / air conditioner will not work very often. Sometimes slamming the door will cause it to come on. Once it is on, it will stay on until you turn the car off. But when you start the car back the blower will not come back on. Any ideas on what could be causing this?
Sounds like a loose wire ... 2002 Cadillac Seville
2007 Lincoln MKX, The traction control causes the engine to stumble when turning left or right under normal driving conditions ( dry weather and not driving in a manner that should cause traction control to engage ). If traction control is turned off, the car will drive normally. Could the traction control be over sensitive or need something replaced?
... 2008 Lincoln MKX
Dealing with a kia sorento esc off light randomly turning on which has almost caused me 2 accidents on the freeway. when the esc off light turns on my car loses power and i can't accelerate past 50mph. anyway, i am dealing with a case i filed with kia motors trying to see if this may be a malfunction on their end. i ran a diognostic check with kia which stated that my sorento has a transfer case decoder motor fault? from my understanding there is a service bulletin posted concerning this issu
We had the same problem. The dealer had to replace the gas pedle which caused the loss of power. The esc light still comes on and off on its own. I will be taking the car back to the dealer to resolve this issue soon. ... 2007 Kia Sorento LX 4x4
Replaced the head on the motor...250000 miles on my daughter's 1999 Grand Cherokee..now the mechanic says that he hears a knocking under the motor says she should just get a new car. Could the knocking be from something else..he says the oil is black and that means oil pump has gone out..could there be an alternative issue...is it too late to replace the oil pump
Lets review.Replacing the head at 250k was probably not a good investment. My advice has always been, if you need engine work at 200k or more, its \012time for another vehicle because the rest of the parts are still worn \012out. The norma ... Cars & Trucks
It sounds like the motor that raises and lowers the antenna is running constantly even if the car is turned off. I finally removed the fuse (k) which turned it off but along with many other things. How do I disconnect that problem only and is it expensive to fix. Cause? Other wise a great car with still only 12k miles. Thanks, Mike [email protected]
There is a relay at the bottom of the antenna motor. Unplug it. ... 1993 Buick Century
94 Lincoln Town Car interior lights won't turn off: I understand that these lights might need to be reprogrammed. Something caused all of the interior lights to stay on for 1 hour after the car is turned off and locked. The battery is worn out by now.
... 1994 Lincoln Town Car
I have a 2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee lmtd 4.7l ho that has been having a lot of issue. The battery has been drained from something in my car. I have been having to charge the battery once it charges it works fine but then it will not have enough power for the starter to turn the motor over... I have turned off all lights inside the vehicle and made sure nothing was on. I have found a braided ground wire that connects to the firewall (near the pcm) that bolts to the motor and goes under the vehicle
Hello. Yes the problem is that that braided ground wire must be connected so that everything is properly grounded. It bolts to bare metal on the frame of the car. Be sure the spot where you attach the ground wire is clean and bare metal other wise ... Jeep Grand Cherokee
I have a 98' Volvo S70 and it keeps turning off after I initially start it. It shakes a little and basically turns off and this arrow light and sometimes the oil light comes on. I have to put the car in park and then restart it. It's usually fine after this but will occur again later in the day if I've left the car parked for several hours. Can anyone tell me what can be causing this? I've had a mechanic look at it and he replaced something that he thought was the problem and it still keeps hap
I had this happen last week changed, fuel filter, fuel pump and did a complete tune up with no change, got the codes pulled and said it was running too lean, so changed mas sensor and now its runing good as new ... 1999 Volvo S70
After car warms up from running when the key is turned off the car will continue to run but not really run normal but its like the fule is burning from heat and causing the motor to turn over and over this will go on for quite a long time if I don't do somthing to make it stop I can take lose plug wire batterie cable put it in gear and it will keep chug aluging on and on
The timing is too high. ... 1993 Ford Probe
I have a 2000 Mercury Cougar 2.5 V6. I had a keyless entry and remote start installed today, the installer sparked the wires and blew the ignition fuse. we replaced the fuse but the car now is doing funny things. Car does not start, Head light dont turn on unless key is turned over in ignition, and when something is plugged into the cigarrette light the dash lights come on. What would cause this?
Well if the installation was done by a professional shop, then they are responsible to repair any problems stemming from there techs mistake. But it sounds like a lot of wires got fried before the fuse blew. I hope this helps please rate this thank y ... 2000 Mercury Cougar
I swapped engines in a 98 cavalier and the motor turns over but won't start. I think I may have the starter wired wrong causing a direct short causing the injectors to not open to let fuel in. The fuel pump runs when you turn the key on and the car was without a battery for 6 months before I got it.
... Chevrolet Cavalier
The car was running great and everything worked until the timing belt slipped. Not sure how bad it is since I never started to take it apart, but now the motor will not turn over. The car has a little over 100,000 miles on it. Auto V6 2.5. The car will not run, but everything else worked in the car before it had this problem, including the a/c and electric windows. How can I get this car started and running? Is it just the timing belt or is there something that needs to be reset after the timing
Hi..\015\012Why not just reinstall the timing belt and find out? I suspect that the broken serpentine belt pieces may have gotten between the timing belt and crank sproket and caused the belt to slip. Resetting the timing is a bit complex so yo ... 1997 Dodge Avenger
2002 TBird...very quickly temp guage rose to high and car felt like losing power...I stopped the car, turned off motor...after few minutes, started car again and it ran like there was never a problem...crazy...the warning light on dash did illuminate...according to the book, something to do with emissions? Took car to mechanic and he plugged in computer...could not find any problem...any ideas?
NOT A SOLUTION, BUT TO LET YOU KNOW MINE IS DOING THE SAME THING! RUNS GREAT AFTER I START IT BACK UP. I DO SEEM TO BE HEARING A NOISE AT THE TIME THE ENGINE IS DOING THIS. NOT SURE WHAT TO DO??? DID YOU FIND OUT ANYTHING? ... 2002 Ford Thunderbird
Car will start by turning the key (like its supposed to) 1st thing in the am. But after then, every time i leave the car to do something-if I'm gone for more than 2 min. I'll have to pump the gas>reving the motor (like a race car) to recurculate the gas thru befoe I can go to wherever.in the meantime...i smell the fuels in/around the car.
Have you checked to see if your fuel filter is clogged? ... 1991 Dodge Dynasty