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Thermostat leak
The leak may be related to the gasket not sealing properly around the housing or potentially due to a cracked thermostat housing. I would suggest checking the housing for cracks. Try removing the housing and checking the gasket to be...
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Car will start but not run
Hi Vell. Thanks for contacting us today. If the throttle body was determined as being the primary source of your hard to start issue, then it's likely that a different fuel or ignition system component is damaged and requires replacement....
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Low idle RPM.
Hey Scuba. Thanks for contacting us today. Most of the time, when the idle control valve has been replaced and throttle body cleaned, a low idle is typically caused by a small vacuum leak, restriction within the fuel injectors or...
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Power Window Problem
Hi Matthew. Thanks for contacting us today. In most cases, when you're not receiving power to a window motor, it's due to either a faulty ground connection or an electrical relay is faulty. It's probably best to complete an electrical...
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Engine stalls when clutch is released, unable to push while in gear with clutch pedal depressed
This may suggest the transmission synchros may be wearing out. Your transmission has small gear synchronizer rings that help to move the transmission in and out of the various gears. When these begin to wear out, you may notice it...
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While driving my car will shut off if you start it again it will act like it's flooded for about 10 minutes then will start?
You should get the fuel pressure checked and the computer scanned. If running too rich then your fuel pressure may be too high or you have a leaking injector. A computer test will tell you if you have a sensor...
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Backfiring, poor mileage, and hesitation
If the engine in your car is original, at 25 years old, you might want to check compression to see what the basic mechanical condition of the engine is. Poor gas mileage can be caused by low tire pressure; faulty...
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I have a 1992 toyota cressida. About two days ago the check engine light came on and then turned off,thats when my car shut off. M
If you are getting the check engine light coming on and then the engine stalls is an indication there is a sensor failure fault or the system has an electrical issue causing the stall. This can be caused by one...
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How much thread should be left out on a tire rod link for a Buick raodmaster
Hi Emily. Thanks for contacting us today. if you are replacing tie rod links on your Buick, I would strongly recommend purchasing the repair and service manual for your Roadmaster, as it will provide you with the information you're looking...
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Under load low power
What you are describing sounds like you may have a clogged or damaged catalytic converter. The catalytic converter converts toxic exhaust gases into less harmful pollutants that are suitable to be expelled into the atmosphere. When the catalytic converter is...
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Hard to start my car in cold weather
You may want to check to be sure the fuel pressure regulator is working properly. The fuel pressure regulator is a device which controls the pressure of fuel supplied to the fuel injectors on an engine. This works by bleeding...
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High idle and poor gas on my 92 Chevy s10 4.3 . How can I fix this?
Hi Dominga. Thanks for submitting your question today. There could be several mechanical problems causing the high idle and excessive fuel consumption. Usually, it is something simple - like a loose vacuum line, dirty or damaged mass air flow sensor...
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What does it mean when sports mode light goes out but still works?
When you engage the sport mode the transmission module will change the shifting of the transmission and will also turn on the sport mode. If the system still shifts in sports mode then you will need to scan the transmission...
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Runs great when engine cold hesitates once warmed up
When the engine is cold, it is operating in "open loop" which typically allows more fuel and that masks engine operating deficiencies. Once the engine goes into "closed loop" if essential engine management components, such as oxygen sensors, are faulty,...
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Temperature fluctuation
Overheating can be caused by a number of things such as low coolant levels, a faulty thermostat, a clogged radiator or a failing coolant fan switch. As you may know the coolant fan switch helps to maintain the proper coolant...
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My truck is a 1992 Chevrolet Silverado with a v8 2 valve engine and an automatic transition but it won’t go in reverse. How do I f
The first thing to check is the fluid level and smell the fluid for it being burnt. If it is low the top it off. If it is burnt then the damage is to the reverse bands inside and will...
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How to fix stalling issue?
You may want to check to be sure the fuel pressure regulator is working properly. The fuel pressure regulator is a device which controls the pressure of fuel supplied to the fuel injectors on an engine. This works by bleeding...
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Car won’t start. It had problems overheating at first. Then something popped and water came out. I don’t know what’s wrong with it
This sounds like you started off with the coolant getting low due to a leak and then it got worse when overheated and blew the head gasket causing the misfire and no starting from coolant getting inside cylinders. You will...
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Crank no start, just replaced fuel pump, relays, coils and plugs a year ago. Sounds like fuel pump clicks once. Battery is good
You need to recheck the fuel pump electrical connector to see if there is any socket problems and replace the connector at fuel pump.
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Replacing starter on 92 Toyota that would occasionally not work until tapping on it. Removed all 3 mounting bolts, both electrical
The mounting configuration depends on whether you whether you have 2WD or 4WD. If you have 2WD, there is a bolt holding the starter stay to the upper stiffener plate that must be removed. Then remove the starter by removing...

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