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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
if you can some how manage to get it opened, spray some lubracant on the button inside the door. if not you'll need to replace the release cable.
Posted on Dec 01, 2008
Under driver and passenger seats are wires that go to seat belt anchors.These are tensioner wires.Unplug the wires from the plug under the seat.clean and replace.Doing this while the ignition is turned off.Then turn ignition back on.In 90% of the time this is your problem.Constant movement of seat causes this or rear passengers kicking plugs off.Good luck phil.
Posted on Jul 10, 2009
if you have never done one take it to a shop because if you have the timing off a little you take a chance of bending valves then you would need a new head
Posted on Jul 23, 2009
You need a service and repair manual for that vehicle, about 15 or 20 bucks at any parts store, and some librarys.
Posted on Aug 16, 2009
It sounds as if your brake light switch is bad, or, your brake pedal return spring isn't pulling the pedal back towards the seat.
First, just pull up on the brake pedal, opposite direction of when you are applying them & see if the lights go off. If yes, you'll need a new return spring. If not, then usually the switch mounted up above the pedal is defective & needs to be replaced.
I believe once that is corrected, the lights should work properly if your parking lights are working, as they both use the same circuit. If not, you'll have to do some testing of those wires & backtrack to the light switch.
The Brake light switch also can have the cruise control switch & other controls associated with it but not always, depending on the specific Model & Year & other options so testing it could require a wiring diagram, I've included a link that will give you the wiring colors for the brake light switch itself. Testing the wiring is the only way to determine any other condition that would be causing that to happen.
Here's the link for the wiring:
It shows the brake switch wires as GREEN.
Posted on Feb 08, 2010
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sounds like you need to test the O2 sensor which their could be two of them one before the cat and one after ,check the two wires the same colour for a 12v feed and then with the plug out do a continuety test on the sensor .
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