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1994 Geo Tracker Base 2dr Convertible 2WD

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November 12, 2013, 4:12 pm

Katrina D

Question: I need to know the possibilities of whats wrong with my car.

I was driving down a main street in 3rd gear (5 speed manual 1.6 engine I think) and my car started screeching really loud and then it died. So I coasted it into the next available parking space and tried this after turning the car off #1) I stepped on the clutch, put the gear in neutral, and barely stepped on the gas, it started, then screeched, then glug glug died again. Then #2) I left it in neutral, didn't touch the peddles, tried starting the car and attempting an idle, then it screeched, and glug glug died again. I have a full tank of gas and this is my first problem with this car.

November 16, 2013, 11:49 am

Ron W
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Sounds like it is an issue with the engine. Possibly a belt or bearing that is failing.

It’s really hard to diagnose this type of problem long distance. You'll need to have a mechanic listen to it to actually isolate what the noise is.

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