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Remove gas cap,reset the code,look what happen.Could be bad gas cap,Could be leak,like vacuum,cuts and holes.

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Do not damage the key reading transponder but a i think a new barrel might cure the problem ,yes you could hotwire it to move it but make sure the key is in to stop the steering lock coming on and to be read by the transponder to release the immobilisor

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Belt pulley and belt tensioner. Belt pulley is fxhed and tensioner is movable. You need to have belt tensioner relased of the pressure using belt tool (long handle and 15'' wrench) .. Then you can folow belt routing diagram located on fan shroud or underneath front hood!

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Are the heater hoses getting hot after 10 min of run time ?
Is the temp gauge showing the engine is warming up normally ?

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Has brakes been bled? Properly? Air in system will let only two brakes work either left front and right rear or vise versa.

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control module messing up?? change it..

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At the base of the wiper there is a nut, it might be under a snap on cover. Move the wiper arm down into parked position, tighten the nut and the wipers should work. That is most likely the case but... If not it could be the ball and socket on the mechanism under the fresh air vent. Last option is the wiper motor gear drive.

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At Your Local Store Is Were I Wood Look

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what rpm is it at when doing 60 mph?

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Your local library may have this info on file. If not, you can purchase an automotive manual from Advance Auto Parts (HAYNES # 36097) Approx. cost $ 25. Hope this helps.

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go To Tranny Shop For Repair,s And He will Help Ya Out Shop around is the Best Deal

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Go to tranny shop and see what they say About it Or the DEALER IS Next Don,t Forget to Say Please Can You Help Me Rember those words Or YA Could Be payin the BIG BUCK<S Ok

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Have a load test done on the battery to check for dead cell as what you describe fits that problem profile. New is a relative term as either brand new or new to you (second hand)

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PCV Valve is located in front of the engine on valve cover gasket under the rubber hose that goes from valve cover to intake manifold

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Sounds like you may have lost a body ground causing the battery current to backfeed through the headlight system

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Daytime running Lights switch MAybe Switch is goin take it to Dealer for Imput Be Nice And don,t forget to say Please

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I dont have a detailed picture of this but the parts store or dealer service may..

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Does you motor turns and blows cold air ?

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50/50 chances but can get a general short that will lead to further worst problem.U can try it out (unmount starter) by wiring to a battery.Worning:schortcircuit may put a car on fire.Tip:if in panic disconect battery terminals (u may use brute force if no tools availabile)or run off the car,explosion hazard.Cheers.

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