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Noisy lifters 1991 Mitsubishi Montero
Hello - your "noisy lifters" could have a couple of causes: worn out lifters (they're hydraulic by the way, not adjustable), or poor oil supply to them. Poor oil supply could be a blocked oil passage, worn out oil pump,...
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Starter spinning and not engaging flywheel 1991 Nissan Maxima
Hi there - sounds like the starter "bendix drive" has failed. This is the component on the starter motor shaft that cause the starter motor to engage the flywheel as it spins up. Somewhat unusual failure these days - but...
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I need timing set
YourMechanic does offer the service you are requesting. If you would please make an on-line request for engine timing/timing components and belt installation the responding certified mechanic will get this taken care of for you, right at your location. Alternatively,...
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Won't start
You might have a bad neutral start switch but such would be determined in the standard no start diagnostic. Prior to performing diagnostics be sure you have a fully, 100% charged battery that passes a load test. Confirm that the...
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Battery light flashing at low rpm basically at idle my battery light flashes
Hi There, You may have a failing voltage regulator that could be allowing the alternator to fluctuate too much resulting in the battery never maintaining a consistent charge as it is designed to. The voltage regulator is a unit that...
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Air shock lines are not hooking back up on the new air shocks upon replacement
Either the lines need new fittings to match the fittings on the air shocks or the air shocks are the wrong style for your vehicle and need swapped out for the correct design. If you need further assistance with your...
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Why is my truck is leaking transmission fluid?
Hi there. Check the location of the transmission fluid leak on the case to determine what needs replaced. There are 5 locations for the transmission to leak that are common. Locations of a leak The input shaft seal The...
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What year(s) and model(s) engine can be swapped out for my worn out 350sdl motor. Best bang for my buck.
Hi there. Unfortunately, since this is not a service that our mobile mechanics are able to provide, we're not able to give you recommendations for which engine would be applicable for swapping into your Mercedes-Benz. Although there are several engine...
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Clutch slave
It is possible that the slave cylinder was not bled out properly prior to installing it. I beleive that slave cylinders are required to be bench bled similar to a master cylinder on the brake system. If this was not...
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For some reason my car starts up whenever i hook up the positive cable to the battery.
There are a few things that may cause this concern. A faulted ignition switch may cause the starter to activate if the switch is electronically stuck in the crank position. In this case, the system thinks you are turning the...
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Some mornings (the past couple of mornings) my car wouldn't start, not even turn over, 1991 Acura Integra
Hello - I believe your "no start" or "hard start" is a problem with the Neutral Safety switch (sometimes called a "range sensor". It determines that your transmission is in either Park or Neutral, and allows the car to start....
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How to replace the carbon brush and bushes in startor motor
There is no process to replace brushes in starters since the mid to late 1980's. Since then the starters were replaced and not rebuilt by most mechanics anymore. The rebuilding was left up to the rebuilders to sell them in...
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Lack of power 1991 Nissan 300ZX
Hello and thanks for writing in. There are a number of things that can cause the motor to over fuel or run rich. When this happens, it is usually related to things like faulty fuel injectors, a failing mass air...
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car wont turn, everything is new!!
Hi there. In most cases when you take the key out of the ignition lock cylinder and put it back in, that's the source of your starting problem. The ignition lock cylinder is made of of multiple tumblers and locks...
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What door latch will work on my 1991 Ford Ranger XLT 4.0 engine. The original locks have been discontinued.
Hello, thank you for writing in. There are several options including new, used, and similar parts. You can purchase one used online or from your local junk yard depending on what you have available around you. This is usually your...
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Drove fine, then no acceleration and now no idle. Would start but would die if given gas 1991 Ford Explorer
Hello - I would check for a bad fuel pump relay . (If the fuel pump fuse was blown, it wouldn't run at all) A fuel pump relay with burned contacts would pass a small amount of current, but probably...
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Hey there! I can't seem to find the location of my canister purge valve on my 91 Chevy G20 5.7L 350
On these vehicles, the canister purge valve is typically located either on top of, or just in front of, the fuel tank. It has been my experience that they are most commonly found mounted to the top of the fuel...
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No oil which caused timing belt to break and camshaft
What is of concern to me, is that the mechanic did not mention that the engine in your vehicle is an interference engine. This means that the pistons and intake and/or exhaust valves occupy the same space. As the name...
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A piece of my engine fell out and now there's a hole in the side of the block 1991 Toyota MR2
Hello - it takes a lot of energy for a part to "fall out of the block". I can reliably suggest you will be needing a new engine. Unfortunately, engine replacement is not a service YourMechanic offers at this time....
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Does a water on 4.9L 298 V8 Fi work on a 4.5L V8 pfi
The water pump that was used on the 1988, 1989, and 1990 DeVille with the 4.5L engine (VIN "3" or "5") is identical (same part number) to the pump used on the 1991-1995 DeVille with the 4.9L engine. If you...

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