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1997 Geo Prizm Base 4dr Sedan

1997 Geo Prizm
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Front Wheel Drive, 4dr Sedan, Sub-Compact
30 mpg city / 34 mpg hwy
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I know the start, battery and Alternator are o.k!
I need help diagnosing a faulty ignition switch or a starter solenoid.
Asked by Rob H May 30, 2010, 8:14 pm 2 replies
what should I check next
My 1996 Geo Prizm was leaking water I replaced the radiator but it is still leaking The overflow stays full and I only need to add about a quart of water each time. I can't tell wh...
Asked by Bonnie R March 4, 2010, 10:48 am 1 reply
Blown Fuse
Can't locate FUSE for cigarette lighter.No display on fuse box under hood.Need to locate correct fuse to replace,Please display which fuse to replace.
Asked by Brian F December 26, 2009, 11:17 am 1 reply
What is a final drive?
The maintenance schedule on this page recommends to replace the fluid in the final drive. Is that the fluid for the clutch system?
Asked by Phil B October 28, 2009, 7:16 am 1 reply
why would my car sound like its misfiring?
i have all new plugs new wires and new distibutor its making me mad it does it all the time it has 223000 miles high flow cat and thrush cherry bomb i dont know if that matters it ...
Asked by Bradley R October 8, 2009, 9:55 am 1 reply
why does my car sound like its misfiring?
i have all new plugs wires and distributor the car has 223000 miles on it. it has a high flow cat (hollow) and a thrush cherry bomb. it blows smoke out of the exhaust when i start ...
Asked by Bradley R October 8, 2009, 9:57 am 1 reply
Replacing struts?
Something is leaking right next to the left rear wheel. Somebody told me I need to have struts replaced. Is this true? How much does would this cost?
Asked by Katerina S October 7, 2009, 10:36 am 1 reply
1995 geo prizm, engine is hesitating around 3000 rpms
Feels Like>> Vehicle is sluggish>> When I need passing power and press the accelerator to the floor>> Yes>>
Asked by John H October 2, 2009, 8:00 am 1 reply
Replace struts?
Something is leaking right next to the left rear wheel. Somebody told me I need to have struts replaced. Is this true? How much does would this cost?
Asked by Katerina S October 7, 2009, 10:37 am 0 reply
could the problem be the timing belt ?
the car was running fine when we came from the store it wouldn't start
Asked by Quinella H September 15, 2009, 9:20 pm 1 reply




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