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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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The vehicle makes a humming/whining sound immediately after highway driving. After several minutes off highway, noise stops.
Hello, thank you for writing in. There are several issues that may cause these issues. You will want to start by making sure the brakes are not sticking. This can be done by raising the vehicle and checking for grinding...
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Car does not start
It sounds like you may have a fuel supply problem in getting the proper amount of fuel to the fuel injectors which may be caused by a bad fuel pump or potentially faulty fuel injectors. This can happen when the...
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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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I have a 1990 toyota 4runner, has 300,000 miles but only 80,000 on th motor, it seems to have a loss of power going up an incline
Hi there. Quite often when the original motor is replaced with a newer or rebuilt one, it can have minor issues like you described for multiple reasons. First, it's very common for mechanics and repair shops to swap motors, but...
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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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1990 Subaru Legacy 2.2L code 35. Replaced purge solenoid valve. Idles fine. while driving any speed randomly shuts off. 1992 Subaru Legacy
Hello - the first thing to check is whether the code 35 has cleared, and whether any codes remain. As you mention, Code 35 is a failure with the evaporative emissions purge valve circuit. Since you have replaced the valve,...
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I am looking for a long-lasting and reliable oil pump.
The best parts you can buy for the vehicle are original equipment parts that were designed to be used from the factory. General Motors vehicles mainly used ACDelco and if you cannot find any at the parts stores, you can...
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My car turns over but won't start, has no spark, distributer cap/rotor, spark plugs, and ignition module have been replaced.
Hi there. It sounds like the ignition coil has failed causing the no spark issue. The secondary circuit within the ignition coil has either burned up or shorted out. I recommend replacing the ignition coil. If you need further assistance...
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Chevy G20 1990 Van not starting. Transmission issues addressed. thumping noise during idle. Reservoir overflowed, no oil pressure
Hi there. Unfortunately, it's possible that your husband was correct about the cracked head gasket, but using a liquid "stop leak" product most likely made it worse. What likely occurred is whatever substance that was used to resolve the head...
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O2 sensor relocation
Hi there. You are 100 percent correct about changing the location of the O2 sensor and it's negative impact on the ECU's ability to adjust on the fly to changing conditions. This is why I never recommend changing the location...
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I had my fuel pump
The fuel pump on this yeat vehicle is inside the fuel tank and requires the tank to be removed to get the pump out of the fuel tank. The dealer list price of the pump is over $450 for the...

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