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An issue where my car is now misaligned, the car likes to sway side to side, when braking stops sway and almost aligns it back.
Hi Link. Thanks for the question tonight. One thing you might want to check is your wheel bearings, as damaged or loose wheel bearings can cause a 'floating' issue with the front end that tends to clear up when braking....
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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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Q: 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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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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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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Replaced fuel pump now stalling and hard start
Depending on the reasoning for replacing the fuel pump, it may be that there are additional issues with maintaining fuel pressure such as a bad fuel pressure regulator. The fuel pressure regulator is a device which controls the pressure of...
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I recently cleaned my battery terminals and when i connected everything back together my car just cranks and doesn't start any ide
Try to hold your throttle about 1/4 and see if it starts and then slowly return throttle to idle so computer will relearn idle again. If this does not help then you will need further diagnosis by a mechanic like...
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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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hey i have a 1990 ford probe GT and it has some sort of electrical issue where it start by itself. it needs to be jump started. bu
The problem sounds like the starter solenoid is sticking. You will need to check the small wire to starter to see if it is getting power all the time and if it is not powered then replace starter. If it...
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Have a 1990 bronco xlt 5.8 switched transmission from a 1995 c6 tranny the transmission gears timing is off wat can i do
Have a transmission mechanic check the transmission to see if it is an internal problem or just the governor needs replaced. You may just have the kick down linkage adjusted wrong and needs a simple reset of linkage. This can...
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got spark, got gas from injectors, cranks but won't start
You will need to check to see if there is spark getting to the spark plugs at end of wires. You may need a cap and rotor. If there is spark at plugs and have fuel pressure and injector pulse...
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My 1990 toyota landcruiser turbo diese 1HDT has a top speed of 180 km/hr but it max out at 140km/hr. How can I fix this issue?
Hi Henry. Thanks for contacting us today. Although a vehicle might have a "top speed" (on the speedometer) - most vehicles are limited for safety or government regulations. A Land Cruiser should NEVER accelerate past 80 MPH as they are...
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Car clicks once but won’t start!
Considering everything that's been replaced, the most likely cause of this issue is faulty wiring or a loose connection somewhere on a part that has been replaced. My best recommendation would be to go over everything that has been replaced...
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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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I have a 90 honda accord,while driving headlights go dim then eventually car dies out and wont start up
What you are describing sounds like an ignition coil pack that may be failing. Ignition coils are prone to this type of erratic functioning or heat cycling when they are beginning to fail due to the temperature fluctuations under the...
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Runs fine but doesn’t accelerate after I step on the break
Hi Dagoberto. Thanks for contacting us tonight. Sometimes issues like you've described are caused by a worn out torque converter, while in some instances, it's as simple as dirty transmission fluid or an inner seal leak. It can also be...
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Engine swap ls400 Lexus 1990 to 1993 1UZ-fe
The engines themselves, that is the blocks and cylinder heads, are identical in both model years. So, they are a direct catalog interchange, have identical castings and so forth. However, the computers for the two years do NOT interchange. That...

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