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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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no signigicant power in take off
Hello, thank you for writing in. The automatic transmission starts in first gear always. Considering the age of the vehicle, there are a large number of components that can be contributing to your symptoms. Start with the simplest fixes. When...
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Tail lights not working but driver side does work
If the bulbs are good (you can test the filament off car), check for corrosion and/or faulty connections in the bulb socket, wiring, and/or terminals. Check for power at the bulb socket. If there is no battery voltage at the...
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Is it possible for someone to guide me in the process of wiring a car from scratch?
Hello, thank you for writing in. Unfortunately, a step-by-step walk through is above the services that we offer. With an older vehicle like this you will have a harder time finding some of the reading materials you may need to...
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My 1989 pontiac firebird has not been staying turned on once i crank it up, i changed my battery, fuel filter, and fuel pump
Hi there. When a car will start but shortly die afterwards, it is typically due to a a fuel system component; ranging from a mass air flow sensor, fuel pump relay or simply fuel injectors or the throttle body that...
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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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Wheres the 89 grand marquis fuse box location?
There is a fuse box below and to the left side of the steering column. That fuse box is covered by an access door that is part of the dash. In addition, there is a fuse box in the engine...
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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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Ignition stuck in run position
To resolve a problem like that the ignition switch assembly will have to be inspected and likely removed and repaired or replaced. If the ignition switch (the electrical component) is implicated, too, that will require some column disassembly. Note that...
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My 1989 Ford Mustang 5.0 is grinding after being started . I also have to mess with the key to get my radio & wiper blades to work
The electrical element in your ignition switch is probably failing. In many cases, that part of the switch can be replaced without replacing the lock, so you don't have to mess with new keys. If you continue to hear grinding...
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Jeep dies while driving
It could be an electrical issue and obviously could include components such as the ignition switch, body grounds (for ignition), and/or any of the relays, fuses and terminals on the primary side of the ignition circuit. You can use the...
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89 S10 injector not functioning. ECM is good
It is possible that one of the parts that the previous owner installed was either installed incorrectly or has gone bad since it was replaced. I would recommend reaching out to the previous owner to get service records for it...
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I have a 1989 Mercury Tracer 2 door hatchback and yesterday my car overheated and now wont start battery is new no electricity​
If the starter motor is not even cranking the engine, among the first possibilities is excessive voltage drop in the starter circuit due to poor electrical connections, or a dead starter/solenoid. With a battery in good condition and the immobilizer...
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Hello I have a 1989 Lincoln town car. My thermostat gauge goes up and down when i push the signal light switch when I roll the win
Hi there. What you are describing appears to be an electrical problem - perhaps caused by an exposed electrical wire, faulty switch or other electrical short. It would be a good idea to have a professional mechanic complete an electrical...
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The a/c cycles between vent, then defrost, then floor, then back to vent in my 1989 ford f150 v8 5.0
I am not sure that these two issues are related. The radiator leak is most likely a separate issue from the air flow issue. Since the radiator has been fixed I will address the air flow issue. It is likely...
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I'd prefer using Crown Exhaust Manifold J8122442 & J8121274 parts, rather than Dorman but wanted to confirm those parts work ok?
The Crown part numbers that you are referring to are only cataloged for the Jeep CJ (1974-1981) with the 5.0L 304 engine and the Jeep SJ & J-Series (1972-1979) with the 5.0L 304 engine. Unless Crown technical support has told...
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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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