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Starter runs continuously

2003 Pontiac Vibe 1.8L - Put in new battery and starter. Starter starts running when we hook battery back up. Unhook the battery it stops. Tried fuse replace and if battery is hooked up pull fuse ...
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Car starts with remote, does not start with key

2007 Vibe, starts with remote start but does not start with key. This started after replacing dead battery a few months ago. It is as if it does recognize the is there. Not sure what to check.
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2009 Pontiac Vibe 1.8l 2ZR-FE stalling when turning on AC on full

Hello Folks…hope you can help. My daughters Pontiac Vibe stalls when in drive or reverse when the AC is on max. In park it is fine. Parts that have been replaced recently: Rad and fan, coils and plugs,...
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Pontiac Vibe remote not working

My 2010 Pontiac Vibe's doors no longer work using the remote. They work fine from inside the car, but won't function with the dongle. I replaced the battery in the dongle with no joy. The back hatch ...
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Pontiac 2009 Vibe Cool to Heat dial won't budge

It looks like it is stuck or frozen or broken. I noticed it was hard to turn earlier but now it won't move at all.
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5 speed to 6 speed transmission swap reprogramming?

I have a 2003 Pontiac Vibe (which is the same as Toyota Matrix) that the transmission locked up. For what I researched it is a very common problem with the Vibe. Solution suggested was to swap it for ...
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Keyless fob and radio dead on Pontiac Vibe 2005

Today I went out to my 2005 Pontiac Vibe and the keyless fob wasn't working at all (none of the buttons and my wife's wasn't working either so it's not the battery of the fob) and the radio unit was ...
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Is it ok to use more viscous oil with old engines that burn oil?

My old 2009 Pont Vibe uses lots of oil. One common explanation seems to be leaky piston rings. The manual and motor states SAR 5W20. A mechanic told me I should use 10W40 instead because it’s more ...
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Car keeps running hot

I replaced the thermostat on my 2008 Pontiac vibe and I I’ve bled the cooling system 5 or 6 times and it’s still running hot it’s not the water pump it’s not leaking no water in the oil wat else could ...
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2006 Pontiac Vibe Heating problems - Toyota engine

To start, I had my mechanic disconnect the compressor for my A/C about 6 months ago. He said my car would be fine without it. Now, with that being said, my heat suddenly stopped working properly. ...
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