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The car place told me there was nothing wrong with my car, and the next day it overheats again, what is going on?
It sounds like you may possibly have a failing cylinder head gasket again. A blown head gasket may cause a number of different symptoms. Coolant in the engine oil, an engine misfire or oil leaking from the engine could all...
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Late upshift when engine is cold
Many newer automatic transmissions have temperature-sensors in them that, on a stone-cold start, restrict normal shift to only the lower (or non-overdrive gears) until the engine coolant and transmission fluid reach a certain level which in many engines, is around...
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Does Blue Devil work?
Using any kind of head gasket sealer will not ever replace a new head gasket replacement. These sealers just pack themselves into the leaking gasket and then harden. They may clog other passages at the same time in the heater...
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When i start my car it runs like its being revved up, takes some time befor normol idol, has trubol up hills and going faster 50m
I would download the OBD-II trouble codes to see what clues are revealed. If you want that step, as well as the below diagnostics, performed by a certified Mechanic, dispatched by YourMechanic right to your location, please request a check...
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Hey Anthony i need to get the boots replaced on my 1990 MB 300ce. How much to o that job and how long will it take
Hi there. If you're referring to the CV boots on your 1990 MB, please click this link and then select the Get a Quote button on the top of that page. We need to collect some additional data from you...
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1990 ford e150, 351 engine. Felt something give way when I turned the key to start it. Now it won't start. Radio and lights wor
There should be a shift lock override button. If you have started the car and are trying to shift out of park, simply use that button. The failure you are describing might be related to that interlock, too. The interlock...
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Transmission not shifting
Hi There, It sounds like you may have two issues going on here. The whistling sound is likely a part of the air intake in the motor. Try opening the hood and throttling the motor a bit to see if...
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My Car drives forward not backwards. In N and R rolles forward, but will not roll back. Have to lift front to move the car beck.
Hi there. Make sure the vehicle is on level ground with the engine warmed up when checking transmission fluid. Check the fluid for color, smell, and contamination as these could be telltale signs of what is occurring inside the transmission....
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How much will it cost to rebuild my aod in my 1990 Fox body Ford Mustang 5.0 with a shift kit
It sounds like you may have a problem with the transmission fluid foaming which is common when the transmission is over filled with fluid. This will commonly cause erratic shifting problems. I would suggest having a professional from YourMechanic come...
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Knocking/using octane
Ethanol is a convenient octane booster. If the fuel as vended has no ethanol in it, and you are able to obtain an octane booster that is 100% ethanol (i.e., has no other "additives"), you can add that "booster" up...
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crank but no start
If you had the distributor out, which I believe is necessary for changing the manifold on that engine, you may not have it installed correctly. The gear is designed such that it can go in any number of positions so...
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I have a 1990 750il 90,000 original miles one owner perfect condition ,however its been sitting for a lil oveer ten years starts r
As for price, shocks and struts can vary greatly depending on the vehicle. There are many different brands of shocks and struts to choose from and they should only differ in price and qualifty. All of the shocks and struts...
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90 Miata cranks, wont start after replacing belt and increasing tension.battery terminals are less than ideal. what should I do?
Hi there. Typically when you turn the key and the starter will activate but will not ignite the engine, it's likely due to a fuel or ignition system component failure. If you have power to your lights and accessories, it's...
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Buying used car and checking for oil burning
Hello, thank you for writing in. Testing for oil burning usually means opening up the engine to see if the pistons and exhaust manifold show signs of oil. You can also check your spark plugs to see if there is...
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Checking car for oil burning
The crankcase is a closed system and this kind of test does not show anything on this cars engine since if you open the oil cap the engine will run rough due to sucking in all the fresh air. The...
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Can I just refuel my car now?
You should first add only about 5 gallons of premium fuel and replace the fuel filter. Then run the engine to see if the fuel pump works and injectors are not clogged or stuck. If engine starts and runs then...
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I HAVE A HIGH IDLE AT RUNNING TEMP; IF CAR IS PUT IN PARK THE IDLE CLIMBS AS HIGH AS 1700 RPMS
Hi there. Generally speaking, a high idling engine is caused by a failure of the idle control valve or a vacuum leak. It's also possible that the throttle body is damaged. You might want to have a professional mechanic come...

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