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My car won't properly speed in the first gear
This may be a result of low transmission fluid or potentially a faulty transmission control module. A faulty transmission control module may cause a delay in acceleration or erratic shifting of gears. The transmission control module has various sensors such...
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How much would it cost do do a top end motor rebuild on my 1991 acura integra
Hi there. Unfortunately, this is a service that our mobile mechanics are not able to perform. In general however, this type of service ranges from $1,250 to $2,000 based on the location, parts used and damaged to the cylinder head....
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Testing the frequency of my MAP Sensor, it appears to adjust to pressure, but is not in range.
If you are getting a reading of 89HZ out of the MAP sensor with the key on then this is an indication that you are above 15,000 feet in elevation. This would cause the computer to run your vehicle with...
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Mercedes Benz 190e car does not move when I step on the gas pedal a wire popped it's goes down all the way to the floor
You probably broke a throttle cable. It's just a short cable that goes from the accelerator to a complicated looking linkage on the intake manifold. This isn't a common failure so you may want to look hard at the linkage...
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Replaced Clutch master cyl, still wont go into gear while on
Hi there. There could be other underlying internal issues at hand. Will it go into gear if the engine is off? Does the clutch pedal allow the clutch to disengage the engine from the input shaft of the transmission? If...
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Died while driving cranks but won't start what could it be?
Hello. Typically when you have these symptoms you want to focus on air, fuel and spark. If you already replaced the ignition coil, and know you are getting spark to the plugs, turn your attention to the fuel system. You...
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Service Inquiry and Exhaust smell in car
All of San Jose, CA and the surrounding area as well, is served. Exhaust gas can leak from the exhaust manifold, EGR system, piping, gasketed junctions, or components such as catalytic converters, resonators, and mufflers. If you desire that this...
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There is a banging sound coming from the idler pulley and when it is put into reverse or drove it gets louder with a loss of power
A banging sound from the idler or it's vicinity would not be caused by the ecm. The ecm, or electronic control module, is the computer that control engine performance and is located behind the glove compartment. The belt tensioner itself...
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Won't start
The problem you are experiencing is commonly caused by an electrical relay fault; perhaps the ignition relay or starter relay. It's also very possible that you have a ground wire fault, or that the battery cables are in need of...
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Putting aftermarket radio in
Hi there. Unfortunately, this is not a service that our mobile mechanics offer. I would recommend taking your car to an audio installation store, as installing aftermarket component installation is their specialty.
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Coolant coming from spark plug hole
If coolant is getting into every plug hole, the intake manifold may have a crack, or cracks allowing that to happen. If the manifold was not checked for cracks when the intake gasket was replaced, maybe it should be taken...
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My car cranks but does not start.
The ignition module can be a common source for no spark conditions. Check for power both to and from the module. Another uncommon component I have seen cause a no start with GM vehicles of that generation is the oil...
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Welding the harmonic balancer to crank shaft? 1991 Chevrolet S10
Hello - No, welding the harmonic balancer to the crankshaft is not a good idea for at least 2 reasons. Welding the balancer hub to the crankshaft will damage or reverse the benefits of heat-treatment to the crankshaft itself -...
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Doesn't sound like it wants to start
Prior to performing diagnostics be sure you have a fully charged battery that passes a load test. Then, confirm that the engine immobilizer system (security system) is not activated thus preventing the car from starting. Basically, if a fully charged...
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The cable for my hood release broke on the end that's connected under the hood.
There are small bolts on the deck where the hood bumpers are located at. Remove those bolts and bolts that are on the inside of the grill and the front grill will come off. The hole grill and lights assembly...
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My 1991 Chevy Silverado hesitates at times and stumbles at idle when taking off from a start
If your fuel pressure is low or you have sticking clogged injectors you may get the hesitation and stumble on acceleration but run good at cruise. Also if you have some carbon build up on the valves and throttle body...
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Question about compatible windows.
A comprehensive national database that can be used to identify interchanges, and the actual sources, for used car parts, such as door windows, is Car-part.com. At Car-part.com input your year, make and model and then select "glass, front door" or...
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There is a part on the throttle body that broke, where and how would I go about finding another?
if you are referring to the plastic case that contains the "throttle position sensor" (TPS), the TPS is readily available in the new aftermarket or even as a new OEM (dealer) part. The throttle body itself, and all associated parts...
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What else could be wrong with my 1991 Honda accord
Hi there. It sounds like it may not be getting fuel. The four basic things an engine needs to run is fuel, air, spark, and timing; just remember F.A.S.T. Is there fuel in the fuel tank; the gauge could be...
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My car emits white smoke, which I think is too much. What could be possibly wrong.?
Hi there. When there is white smoke emitting from the exhaust system, that is a sign of coolant in the exhaust system. Check the coolant level and see if its low. If the coolant is low, then check the engine...

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