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1989 Toyota Land Cruiser hard right turn feels like it's losing pressure only when gas reads under 1/4 tank
Hi there. The issue seems to be that the fuel level indicator sending unit is not working properly. When your fuel gauge is reading at a 1/4 tank, it maybe at 1/8 or 1/16 of a tank causing the fuel...
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My car died while on the freeway and I lost all power to my headlights, taillights, blinkers, power steering, windows and door loc
Hi there. Power to operate your vehicle during operation is supplied by the alternator. If you lost power to all systems, it will be caused by either the alternator failing, or an electrical relay or connection being damaged. Circuit tests...
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I need a alignment done on the 1989 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera
Unfortunately due to the mobile nature of our technicians, yourmechanic.com cannot not perform wheel alignments. Most reputable chain auto repair centers can perform a quality wheel alignment at a reasonable price. Also, some smaller neighborhood repair ships may have the...
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My Honda Civic 1989, has a issue on alternator overcharged. My a.c system has not worked since 2003, I left it alone. I am going t
Hello Tuan, thank you for writing in. The alternator and the air compressor are both driven and powered by the drive belt. If the belt does not look bad, worn, or old, then it is likely just fine. In this...
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High idle problem.
Hi There, It sounds like the vehicle may have a problem with a high idle, such that it takes off considerably quicker than normal when letting off the brake pedal. This can happen for a number of reasons, but some...
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I have a 89 ford probe gt turbo, its the 2.2l. The clutch pedal works fine sometimes others i can push it to the floor and get not
Hi there. Typically on an older (as in pre-2000) manual transmission vehicle like your Ford Probe, a clutch pedal problem like this is linkage related. It is also possible that the clutch master cylinder or other internal clutch component is...
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Idle and acceleration problem
What you are describing sounds like a dirty or failing idle air control valve. The idle air control valve monitors the air intake as it is mixed with fuel prior to being injected into the engine at low speeds and...
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Chevy Silverado
Hi There, This may be caused by a few different possibilities such as a faulty connection to the fuel injectors, a faulty crank position sensor or even a bad ignition module. If the ignition module is not working properly, it...
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The fuel injectors are not delivering fuel.
The actual fuel pressure must be checked. You can have the fuel pump relay turn on and hear the fuel pump run without having the proper fuel pressure. If fuel pressure is too low, or the filter is clogged then...
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Engine stalls in gear at stop light
This can happen for a few different reasons and is usually related to things like the idle control valve or the MAP sensor. I would suggest checking the MAP sensor as this would seem to have more impact on this...
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Will my rims on my 1991 Toyota Corolla fit on my 1989 Honda Accord
Hi there - no, your Honda rims (OEM at least) will not fit on your Toyota Corolla. Even though the bolt pattern is the same, the center bore on your Toyota rims is 54.1mm, but your Honda center bore is...
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Jerking apon acceleration
Further diagnosis as to why the check engine light is on should be done. A repeat code for the knock sensor may be caused by a wiring issue or even due to a faulty pcm (power control module). Odds are...
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1989 buick reatta. Windshield washer pump not working. Is it the switch or the pump?
Unfortunately, without being there to inspect your vehicle, it's impossible for us to tell you which item is faulty. The truth is that it could be either or even both that are damaged based on the information you've provided us....
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Transmission fluid filter.
There should have been a transmission filter visible after removing the pan. The filter does not look like the conventional type of transmission filter, there is a filter screen bolted to the transmission. The old screen can be removed and...
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My truck is getting no spark
Hi there. If you are not getting ignition spark at all, the problem is typically going to be caused by a malfunctioning ignition coil or distributor. Depending on how severe the backfire might have been, it is possible that it...
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Own a 1989 F150, unusual rattling sounds in R and D, not in P or N, sound is back when giving it gas but goes away when cruising
Hello, thank you for writing in. The first thing to do is check around the vehicle, specially under the body where heat and other protective shielding may be used, the exhaust hangers holding the exhaust pipe, and under the hood....
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How to remove the radio from 1989 Dodge W250
Hello, thank you for writing in. The bracket or panel that secures the radio into the dash has 5 screws that are located around the base of the panel. There is also one more screw above the radio connecting the...
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I have a truck that won't run and is not getting gas to the engine. Fuel pump is running, have a new filter and new fuel pressure
Hi There, It sounds like you may have a clogged fuel injector or potentially a faulty injector that is fried internally. I would suggest testing them if you have access to a multi meter. Disconnect the injector from the electrical...
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When I rev my engine, it sputters.
Hi there. It seems that your issue is the fuel pressure regulator has failed. The fuel pressure regulator is designed to adjust the fuel pressure to the injectors after the fuel pump pushes the fuel to the rail under max...
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I have a 89 mustang 347ci it's converted to a carb it's currently a 5speed what do I need to convert to an automatic? Do I need to
The obvious things you will need: Check if the transmission mounts are different. Verify bell housing bolt pattern to fit the engine. Replace the pedal assembly with one from an automatic. Shifter and linkage. Transmission cooler and lines. You can...

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