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1990 Ford F-150 4x4 truck was started then died went back to start it again an got no dash lights an truck does nothing
If you lost all electrical power then you may have a problem with ignition switch or the charging system failed. If you can get a jump start and it starts and runs then check charging system. If jumping it does...
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No power in cab
If the issue is limited to no power to the dash lights, basically you need only trace that circuit. Typically such tracing is performed with a basic volt-ohmmeter and the factory wiring diagram in hand. If the problem is broader,...
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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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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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Jeep has mph and gas gauge broken, has a death wobble, and is stuck on 2nd just want to see how much that would cost me
Hi Ricky. Thanks for contacting us tonight. I've forwarded your question to our sales and service department to see if they can put together an estimate for you. There are several possible reasons why the speedometer and fuel tank isn't...
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tires
You will need to resubmit the questions you have on the tires so we can better answer your question.
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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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i need to know a replacement body/frame part name
Hi Joseph. Thanks for contacting us tonight. I think you're better served to contact a body shop or Mazda dealership, so you can get the specific parts that require replacement. We are unable to offer bodywork repair service advice or...
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Throttle cable feels bound. Not smooth pedal feel. Idle's around 1500rpm. Replaced throttle body with BBK unit
Hi Spunkyprep. Thanks for contacting us today. I think your root issue is the aftermarket throttle body. I would recommend purchasing an OEM throttle body kit (which will include all supporting hardware) and reviewing the service and repair manual for...
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My car will hiccup while driving, it only does this for the first 5-10 min of driving. also struggles when first started.
If you are referring to the first few minutes of driving when the engine is cold, the engine coolant temperature sensor must be working properly to signal the PCM to enrich the mixture on cold start. If there is a...
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just charged up good battery, now i need to jump the car just to start it up. what do i need fixed to keep battery charged up?
Hi Alyssa. Thanks for contacting us today. It's hard to say what needs to be fixed without knowing the precise source of your issue. If your battery was tested fine at the auto parts store, that doesn't always mean that...
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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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