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There is a kit that contains a new sending unit, float and seal. It retails for 239.20 according to gmpartsdirect.com, they will sell it to you for $124.38. There should be an access panel in the trunk under the mat, so dropping the tank should not be necessary. Expect a shop to bill retail for the part plus an hour of labor. You can probably do this ...


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If you have access to the nuts on threaded studs, you can use a nut splitter to get the nuts off. Then you can clean up the threads, and you might have access to the blind side of the mounting point.


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According to the 2001 Buick Regal service manual (PDF) spark plugs wires should be inspected at 100K miles, and replaced if necessary (p. 7-15).


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I found what was causing the noise. There is a small metal plate, roughly sized and shaped like a one of those little wooden ice cream spoons that come with a Dixie cup. It is positioned suspending from the bottom of the hub parallel to the back of the rotor. On both sides of the car it was touching the rotor causing the noise. On the driver side the ...


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If you perform the repairs yourself the fuel level sensor seems to cost about $100. When the sending unit goes bad the fuel gauge will usually not move at all. It does sound like it could be an issue with the fuel level sensor in your car. Perhaps the float just needs to be adjusted. Maybe someone bent it out of shape when performing a repair. For ...


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Side windows are tempered glass. They are made to shatter into a million pieces (as you just found out). All it takes is pressure in the right place in the right direction to have it shatter. Can it being off track cause this? I would assume there was just enough stress in the right place and that's all she wrote. I had shut a car door once with the window ...


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There's a couple of scenarios that come to mind. Originally, I was going to write this as a comment, but it would simply be too much text. Others, please feel free to give reasons why any of these isn't the answer. Clutch is Failing (manual trans only) Generally, when your clutch fails, it only catches partially. Even if you give it a whole lot of gas, ...


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I've had a similar problem. Alternator voltage regulator failed and the alternator was overcharging. Freaked out the car electronics and fried the battery. Replaced alternator and battery and all was well in that case, HOWEVER, wiring damage could also occur, which may take pulling the harness and inspecting the wiring (which I've also had to do after ...


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P1404 is the error code for the EGR valve (exhaust gas recirculation). From the symptoms you describe, however, I'd suspect you have a short circuit somewhere - you need to locate this before you can fix it - the best way of doing this is with a multimeter and a wiring diagram for the car (which you should find in a workshop manual). Charge the battery and ...


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SOLUTION: As is turns out, I was not connected to the VATS resistor value/ground reference wires at all. The PLJX instructions SUCK and give almost no info on VATS systems while everything is written up more for the older Passlock I and II systems. I had followed the instructions as spot-on as I could and found the yellow/black/green wire that was inside a ...


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I know some of the older GM V-6's had issues with the throttle plate binding in the throttle body. Try to locate the throttle body. It can found by following the large plastic hose attached to the air cleaner box. If you remove the hose you may be able to see some carbon build up. Get a can of throttle cleaner at the local autoparts store and follow the ...


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You've got one coil per spark plug, on or near the plug. It should be a plug 'n chug operation, yes, just one screw/bolt securing the coil. There's the usual ton of threads to sort through over at trailvoy.com.



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