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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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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
Look in the tail pipe for oil residue indicating excessive oil or look for any blue smoke coming from exhaust when running. Other than this you would need to do oil consumption test. See when last oil change was done...
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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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Miata won't shift into gears. Clutch seems fine! It will go into all gears when car is off. help!
Your car may have more than one problem with the clutch. You should first check the clutch hydraulic master cylinder to make sure you have fluid in it and pump the clutch pedal several times before you try and start...
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tires
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My 90 Camry, V6 is shaking when idle and a lot of white smoke coming out off the exhaust pipe.
I have the 1991 V-6 version of this car. They are indestructible (I've had mine for 26 years). Were it not for rust, you and I would probably have the car for another 30 years! White smoke in the exhaust...
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I have a 90 Buick skylark. Smoke is coming in through air vents and smell like antifreeze. Anti leaking out can it be heatingcore
It is very likely that it could be a heater core or heater hose causing this issue. I would recommend having the engine running and wait for the Mist to come and determine where it is coming from visually with...
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I have a 1990 honda accord 4 door sedan and i spent 2 weaks going through alot to replace my water pump and i finally got the wate
If the car is overheating without a thermostat and the water pump is new and being driven at sufficient speed, you might have a blockage, such as in the radiator. Other causes of overheating include low coolant level (including that...
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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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1990 Chevy caprice rough idling and whistle song coming from the engine
This may be a sign of a faulty MAP sensor as the vehicle responds adversely to a load put on the motor (i.e. putting it in gear, making turns (which makes use of the power steering pressure switch) turning on...
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Have a 1990 Dodge Dakota manual 4x4 fuel injected Carburetor after driving a bit I take it out gear and it idle's high till I stop
Hi Kohlif. Thanks for contacting us today. Based on your inquiry and input, I would start the diagnosis process by inspecting or replacing the mass air flow sensor, as this is typically a common cause of this type of problem....

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