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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
The check engine light indicates a fault in the engine management systems. Your car has stopped accelerating because it is locked in fail safe mode and normally you should be able to accelerate just enough to limp to the dealer where they wil scan the computer.
Posted on Nov 09, 2008
Ok not to keen on newer vehicles actually prefer the carburated ones, but oil pressure is supposed increase on your gauge when accelerating. If it wasn't going up before and just staying at 40 the needle might have been stuck. But idle should be 40 lbs and when you work the moter (reving or driving down the road) the guage should show an increase for every 1000 rpm above idle. Second if you can get a hand held scanner (bought mine off ebay for $30) check for any codes in your computer you will probably find that you either have a bank running wrong or some other sensor that needs to be changed. I'd go with getting my own scanner it saves alot of money and time, garages make their money here.
Posted on Jan 03, 2009
Well, not sure if the temps have a direct cause for your problem, but you may want to check the CV joints on your axles. If you have ripped a boot, and lost the grease, that could cause a whinning. There are also a few other things it could be as well............any more info?
Posted on Jan 30, 2009
On mine, I got under there and there are rocks rattling in the heat shield. There are factory made holes in it, and the rocks sit in there like eggs in a carton and rattle when the engine hits a certain vibration frequency which is basically when it is at a stop light or idling. The repair shop wanted to charge to cut them off but I think I am going to drill bigger holes so the rocks fall out, as they are pretty tiny.
Posted on May 16, 2009
Its is not just a leak, it is the main vac line for the AC door that directs the air from the floor, vent, and dash. If you can find that line put a one way valve in it.( i think they run about $1.50 and the parts house) That should stop the problem of loosing vac at higher rpm.
Posted on Jul 18, 2009
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