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Metal L shaped coolant line leaking

Is the leak coming from where a metal (yes, most likely aluminum) and rubber part are joined? If so, you can remove the crimped ring which is there and treat the interface like any other by using a ...
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05 Buick lacrosse

It's of little significance especially in the short-term. Besides, you diluted the SAE30 with the existing 5W30. The difference is that SAE30 is "straight" weight oil. The 5W in 5W-30 ...
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Checking the oil

You check engine oil with the engine OFF. Preferably at least about a minute or so after running. Hot or cold engine doesn't matter. Pull the stick out, wipe it, put it back, pull again and read.
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Do I have to disconnect the battery before I replace AC pressure sensor/pressure switch?

You need to be totally sure the pressure switch/sensor port has a Schrader valve. You don't want to vent refrigerant into the atmosphere and also accidentally vent it where you don't want it to vent (...
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Torque Spec for Tie-Rod end to steering knuckle nut

Here you go, "Tighten the nut to 30 N.m plus 120 degrees (22 lb ft plus 120 degrees). Inspect to ensure that 21/2-41/2 threads are visible above the nylon washer."
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Could a bad purge valve be my problem?

OK, so utilizing information from @MTA about the actual operation of the purge valve, I applied 12 volt DC to it and it operated but never sealed when not energized. This confirmed a bad valve. I took ...
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Could a bad purge valve be my problem?

I have no specific knowledge on the 2008 LaCrosse, however -- Be careful with your assumptions. The purge valve is usually under the hood and is normally closed when not energized. The vent valve is ...
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Where is the cabin air recirc intake?

Usually it will be in the front footwell and you will recognise it as it usually has a grill. Stops paper etc being drawn in.
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Do I have to disconnect the battery before I replace AC pressure sensor/pressure switch?

Thank you everyone, the problem has solved. It was the low ac pressure switch, not high-pressure switch
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Buick Lacrosse CXL transmission fluid

Depending on what year your LeCrosse came out will dictate what is specified for your vehicle. GM specified Dexron VI for all 2006-newer automatic vehicles. If yours is a 2005, it should be fine. ...
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