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Oil pressure sensor or oil pump
If you have low oil pressure indication and getting engine noise then the oil pump is most likely the cause and not the oil sending unit. In order to verify the cause the oil pressure would need to be checked...
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Brake pedal goes to the floor
Normally, if there is a hydraulic leak that lets the brake pedal go to the floor, the condition remains until its repaired. with your brakes coming back as you describe, it's hard to say what occurred without knowing more of...
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Car turns over, but will not start. The accelerator pedal produces NO change in engine performance.
Hi there. Check the ignition system and see if the spark plugs have any spark. If the spark plugs have no spark, then check for power to the coil. If the there is no power to the coil, then check...
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What part do I need replaced?
Hi there. If the wheel is showing signs of "falling off", do not operate until it has been repaired. This is a safety hazard and needs serious attention. Wheel bearings can become worn to the point where the hub will...
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Rough idle when in drive..but idle is fine when in nuetral or park
Hi there. Check for vacuum leaks on the engine. A small leak will cause the engine to stumble when the rpm's are low, like in gear on automatic transmissions. Look around the intake manifold for the gaskets being broken. Check...
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No spark but turns over
Hi there. The PCM (powertrain control module) generating codes 32 EGR system fault and 55 end of message, leads me to believe the PCM is functional. Circuit test(s) need to be performed, using a test light check for power at...
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Car stalls when put into gear.
Hello. Engine stalling can be caused by a wide variety of different things. If the issues began after replacing your turbo then I would go back and carefully examine the work area for any loose or broken hoses, or perhaps...
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Car is not firing on the first two cylinders
This is generally related to spark problems when it is more consistent. Spark related problems generally will result from things like ignition coils, crankshaft position sensor, spark plugs, spark plug wires or ignition modules not working properly. As you know,...
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no pick up
Hi Chad. Assuming the check engine light is not coming on, leads me to believe the ECM (engine control module)/computer is not recognizing a fault. The overall lack of acceleration and reduced speed, holding a steady accelerator pedal, could be...
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Oil in my carberater
Hi there: Typically when oil is splattered over the left side of the engine, it's caused by a engine oil seal (such as the crankshaft, camshaft or timing gear cover) is damaged. When oil leaks, it hits the serpentine or...
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Accessory belts not turning
If the belts are not turning, this suggests that the belts are either broken or not tight enough on the pulleys. Additionally, if the belts are not turning, this is also means that the water pump is not turning which...
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vanagon looses speed uphill
Keeping up with the tune up and maintenance on any vehicle is paramount, when it comes to maintaining the performance on any vehicle. With that being said, you must also take into consideration that a 1991 Volkswagen Vanagon with a...
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My car will crank but will not start.
Hi there. If your engine was running just fine and then after sitting for 15 minutes and then all of a sudden the engine will not start up but it cranks, then there could be an issue with the igniter...
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transmission input shaft
Hello, when you removed the pump you may have relocated clutch plates in the input housing. These plates must align with a hub assembly. What happens is that the pump puts pressure on the housing because there is no end...
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Two hoses that lead nowhere
I've spent many an hour scratching my head over just this kind of problem. One of the hazards of working on older cars is having hoses and fittings break off while you're trying to get to something else. I know...
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The flex pipe needs to be replaced.
Yes, the entire section of pipe the flex pipe is attached to can be replaced. For the best fit, consider ordering the part from your local dealer. The repair may take some time depending on how much rust has built...
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I just bought a 1991 Toyota MR2, the previous owner just replace the ignition coil and the tach and speedometer does not work.
The speedometer and tachometer being inoperative can be due to a number of reasons. If the remaining gauges are working, it's possible that the instrument cluster itself is bad. Looking at each individually, one of the speedometer cables may be...
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My 91 Ford ranger is overheating I put new heater core and thermostat still doing same thing
There are several factors that can cause a vehicle to overheat. A clogged radiator, air pocket in the cooling system, malfunctioning cooling fan, failed water pump, and a blown head gasket are all possible causes. If it is necessary to...
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my 1991 camaro v6 is getting spark and fuel but wont start
If the EGR valve is stuck open or there is a large vacuum leak(s), that could cause the problem you are having. A severe restriction in the exhaust system could cause this issue. You'll also want to check to be...
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Idles rough and strong rotten odor coming from exhaust.
This may be a sign of a clogged catalytic converter. As you may already know, the catalytic converter converts toxic exhaust gases into less harmful pollutants that are suitable to be expelled into the atmosphere. When this is clogged, this...

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