There are no visible warning signals. Keep discussion friendly, civil, courteous, and professional. So before replacing your engine parts, try Carbon Cleaning. The repair technician quoted me 9+ hours of labor to remove my dash, install the new actuator and re-install my dash. We could have been killed. If you didn't get an answer the first time, or you don't like the answer you got that does not mean you post it again.
The windows wouldn't even roll up. I have followed their recommendation and am now left without a running vehicle. This will allow people to filter out posts that have already been resolved so they can move on to other posts that still need assistance. We've also been told by mechanics that they are dangerous issues, including the possibility of fire while driving, and failures that cause wrecks. The failure was not diagnosed nor was the vehicle repaired. The vehicle was taken to an independent mechanic who could not diagnose the failure. In addition, the brake pedal went to the floor when depressed.
He said there might be a recall on the part, and I should check. The threaded part is used to bolt the device on the engine, although some do not have this part installed. Mine started ticking after using one of the super thick oil additives. Body work questions regarding paint, dents, dings or accident related damages or other bodywork related issues should be posted in If you want an estimate you should take the car to a qualified body shop as they would know best what it will cost in your area and how to fix the damages. I live in a cold climate and it's impossible to drive without heat in the winter. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure.
The failure mileage was 112,000. Those who demonstrate they cannot follow the rules will be warned and posts removed. A dirty engine as the result of carbon deposits is the new threat to vehicle performance. Watching out for the above mentioned symptoms will keep your vehicle running smoothly for many years to come. The vehicle was not repaired.
We had to replace the turn signal switch. How does a know sensor work? The rear axle, tie rod, and other components were replaced. Generally there is a good reason why a repair costs what it does. It will hear the slightest ping even when the engine is at its top speed. If it's got wheels, treads, floats, flies, or has an engine you're good to go. The sensor's microphone is so sensitive it picks up the knocking when the human ear cannot detect it. Worse on really hot days.
The dealership determined there were metal shavings in the rear suspension. As I got home the car started to overheat again and I checked all fluid levels but everything was normal. The customer may complain that the vehicle's engine doesn't feel right. It can move fore and aft to increase passenger or cargo room. I'm still trying to flush that stuff out. I would just hope some one can figure this problem out. This is a zero tolerance policy.
A knock sensor is often located bolted on the center of the wall of the cylinder block. Use the 'All Posts' button to return to the default view. Select one of the options below to filter by 'Solved' or 'Unsolved' posts. Be clear that this sensor affects the ignition timing of an engine. The vehicle was taken to an independent mechanic and it was diagnosed that the engine failed and needed replacement. Those who continually cause issue will be removed 2a One Incident per Thread. One person said we probably made some repairs that were unnecessary, but we needed the car to pass required inspection.
And believe me I don't want to put myself, my child or anyone else in danger but this is my only vehicle and I can not afford to buy another one. The failure mileage was approximately 150,000. I took the car to my personal mechanic and he changed the thermostat, but still having same issues. Once I start the truck up it runs fine and then just shuts off and after a couple of minutes, it starts back up automatically. I tried to restart the vehicle, the engine would not crank. However, there are a few vehicles that may not have the knock sensor.
Sharing personal information, or specifics on is not allowed. In a sense, the knock sensor is a microphone placed in the engine to listen to any unusual noises that the engine makes. The vehicle was taken to an independent mechanic where the diagnosis was unknown; however, the water pump, belts, pulley, temperature cooling sensor, and thermostat were replaced. The vehicle is very inviting, however; the exterior paint as well as the interior has touched up prior to resale. The contact owns a 2006 Pontiac Torrent. The reason for the ticking noise is a very tiny air gap in the hva and or lifters, try this and if does not work than the lifters should be replaced, although this noise doesnt really hinder the performance it does take away from driving such a nice car and having a loud noise come from the engine, good luck Posted on Mar 27, 2010 It sounds like the lifters are still sticking. This is an extremely dangerous defect.