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Anything to do with the general maintenance of your car. Oil changes, brakes etc.

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  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: OLM - Oil Life Monitor - How it works

    Clicky the link! ... en_CA.html

    Started by PursuitGT, 10-25-2007 08:48 AM
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    05-27-2014 09:24 PM Go to last post
  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: 2.4L VVT Ecotec - What Gas should I be using?

    When reading the user manual (Which I recommend you browse through to learn more about your vehicle) you will read all about the gas that should be...

    Started by farfrmnormal, 07-19-2007 01:37 PM
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    01-26-2013 07:11 PM Go to last post
  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: EVAP Purge TSB - IT"S NORMAL

    #PIC4317C: Noise From The Rear Of Vehicle - keywords canister cold CVS click evap knock L61 LE5 solenoid tick vent - (Jan 31, 2008) Subject: Noise...

    Started by njg5gt, 05-29-2008 11:03 AM
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  1. Multiple Issues

    Hello, from Vermont. I just bought a used 2008 G5 off of someone up north... She's got about 82000 miles and needs a paint job... Here are some...

    Started by BobTheDuck, 05-19-2017 09:43 PM
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    06-22-2017 10:36 PM Go to last post
  2. Is my valvetrain too loud?

    Over the past couple months, I've noticed that some of the time (not every time) when I first start my 2007 G5, there's a loud noise. I assume it...

    Started by signofzeta, 06-17-2017 03:45 PM
    noise, timing chain, timing chain tensioner, valves
    • Replies: 5
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    06-18-2017 06:47 PM Go to last post
  3. Parking brake woes

    Early on, my parking brake pawl broke, prompting a full repair under warranty. About 149K miles later, and a few owner-completed brake jobs later, we...

    Started by DartBaron, 06-08-2017 06:29 AM
    • Replies: 5
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    06-08-2017 05:36 PM Go to last post
  4. Tracking down a knocking

    Last thing I can think of is the inner tie rods. Still have the factory OE ones on @147K miles. Are they a likely culprit? Mechanics have looked...

    Started by DartBaron, 05-04-2017 06:19 PM
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    06-04-2017 09:47 AM Go to last post
  5. My passenger seat won't move back and forth

    I've got a 2007 G5 coupe with manual seats. When I pull up on the seat handle to slide my passenger seat backwards, the handle moves a little bit,...

    Started by signofzeta, 05-21-2017 07:07 PM
    • Replies: 3
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    05-29-2017 05:39 PM Go to last post
  6. Possible leak from flex pipe

    So I ran over a tire a while back and screwed up just about everything with the exhaust system. After replacing the exhaust manifold (and gaskets)...

    Started by Shere_Khan, 05-08-2017 07:12 PM
    • Replies: 6
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    05-16-2017 11:54 AM Go to last post
  7. Rear Drum Brake Help

    I'm in the process of doing my rear drum brakes on my 2009 Pontiac G5 Base model. I can not for the life of me figure out how the springs are...

    Started by buttersnaps, 04-28-2017 08:04 PM
    • Replies: 8
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    04-29-2017 11:11 AM Go to last post
  8. EGR Valve Gasket?

    I'm trying to figure out a problem with my '05 Pursuit. I'm losing about 1.5L of oil in between every change, I'm losing coolant slowly, sometimes...

    Started by milk, 03-27-2017 08:37 AM
    • Replies: 9
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    04-09-2017 09:53 AM Go to last post
  9. Water Leaks

    I have a 05 G5 (with sunroof) and the driver rear seat gets wet during storms. Have checked the drain tubes, (attatched and blown out), taped the...

    Started by TTOP350, 04-05-2017 05:39 AM
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    04-05-2017 05:39 AM Go to last post
  10. Intake Camshaft Position Actuator Solenoid???

    So today my "service traction" light came on and then almost immediately my "service engine soon" light came on. I noticed my car (automatic...

    Started by Dreamer854, 09-26-2013 09:58 AM
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    03-27-2017 06:11 AM Go to last post
  11. Need new headlight bulb plug.

    I thought my headlight burnt out, but when I went in to replace I found this Where can I get this part? And can I replace it myself?!

    Started by 3ric, 03-06-2017 11:41 AM
    • Replies: 2
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    03-08-2017 04:21 AM Go to last post
  12. Leaking Motor Oil

    Hello G5 Fans, I am new to this web site and am currently owning a 2007 G5. I love it. I have a problem, and maybe some of you out there might...

    Started by Dougs 2007 G5, 02-20-2017 07:47 PM
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    02-28-2017 01:29 PM Go to last post
  13. Tracking down P0442

    I've had a P0442 code for quite some time now. It popped up around the same time I noticed that I had a leaking fuel line, so I thought they might...

    Started by toolman, 02-06-2017 09:03 AM
    • Replies: 8
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    02-08-2017 05:06 PM Go to last post
  14. Drum brakes: a cautionary tale

    Seems in the last 12 months or so my car has decided to fall entirely to pieces. In part from bad luck, and in part from a few things bits of...

    Started by RockyPatel, 01-25-2017 11:50 AM
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    01-28-2017 04:19 PM Go to last post
  15. EVAP issues

    So, am I looking at needing a solenoid purge valve, canister, and control module?

    Started by DartBaron, 12-27-2016 10:08 PM
    • Replies: 9
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    01-20-2017 08:52 AM Go to last post
  16. over 90,000 mile maintenance suggestions?

    so my 08 g5 gt automatic is going to be at like 92,500k when i go to get it serviced next time i usually let them do whatever is recommended but is...

    Started by g508, 04-17-2016 11:59 PM
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    01-14-2017 03:36 PM Go to last post
  17. how to delete the air pump an emissions crap

    hey anyone who reeds this my car keeps throwing a code P0420 which is catalyst code ive replaced the cat an downpipe an it still throws the code i...

    Started by burnscory3420, 11-10-2015 02:29 PM
    • Replies: 6
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    12-14-2016 02:10 PM Go to last post
  18. Adjust pedal height?

    Hey guys, not sure if this is in the right place but I'll give it a shot. I just picked up an 09 g5 gt, and I'm having a weird problem. The gas pedal...

    Started by SWMD, 03-29-2016 09:34 AM
    • Replies: 3
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    12-14-2016 01:59 PM Go to last post
  19. Where can I find a handbrake cable?

    Hi! If this is in the wrong place or has already been answered please let me know, but I didn't see anything about this when I searched. When I...

    Started by johnstonstott, 05-30-2016 01:55 AM
    cable, handbrake, replacement
    • Replies: 5
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    12-14-2016 01:34 PM Go to last post
  20. Cool Radio not working. Horn trippin out.

    Hey yall, new to the whole forum thing so bare with. Trying to fix all the problems ive gotten behind on. So my radio was already starting to crap...

    Started by sparklyyfarts, 09-26-2016 08:46 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 241
    12-14-2016 01:31 PM Go to last post

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