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What causes oil leak between head and block and whitish blue smoke from exhaust plus milky oil
This is a common sign of a blown cylinder head gasket. In between the cylinder head and block is a thick gasket that seals off the combustion chamber and maintains separation of the oil and water passages through the cylinder...
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Car unlocked but can't open because both outside handles are broken.
Hi there. What a predicament. You may need to have a locksmith or one of our technicians assist you with opening the door on the inside from outside the vehicle. It sounds like the clips that hold the actuator rods/cables...
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Car stalls when idling
Your problem may or may not be associated with the engine cleaning. But for a moment, let's assume that it is. You hit the right spot when you changed the distributor cap, but if there are any covers or tubes...
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leaking coolant system
Hi there. Coolant does not run through the timing chain cover. The water pump has coolant ports near the timing chain cover that could be leaking and making it appear as such. There are also hoses that could be leaking...
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Engine turned off while I was driving and wont start back up.
The noise you heard right before the transmission shifter went into neutral was the transmission probably popping a gear. A transmission that is noisy in gear and goes into neutral could have a solution such as adding some fluid or...
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Why would my car have no spark after it was shutoff?
Hello. A no spark condition can be caused by several components. You may want to use a voltmeter and a spark tester to preform some relatively simple tests. When you talk about cleaning and checking the spark plugs, were they...
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Car makes a jerking reaction when accelerating.
This may be a sign of a dirty or failing mass air flow sensor or a faulty throttle position sensor. The mass air flow sensor is a unit in the intake system that monitors air intake as it is mixed...
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Truck just quit while driving
With key in run position, the fuel pump should run momentarily to build pressure and then shut off. If the pump does run momentarily, preliminarily you can assume the fuel pump is supplying fuel. If the pump does not run...
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broken timing belt cost
Unfortunately Your Mechanic would not be able to supply a cost for timing belt replacement on this vehicle. The Nissan 3.0 ltr V6 is an interference engine. The valves and pistons occupy the same space. It is the function of...
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Just replaced fuel pump now my car smells badly like gas?
Hello. You are smelling gas because there is a gas leak. Fuel leaks are the #1 cause of engine fires. The only option is to find the leak and repair it. Did you change the fuel filter when you changed...
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Steering column
Hello there, adjusting, installing and working on your 1993 Mercury Grand Marquis is a delicate matter. The transmission linkage, and the gear selected cable are critical to the cars function and improper installation is a big problem. If you are...
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5.7l cuts out when you throttle the engine from a stop. Gets going sometime then hesitates. When it gets to 50 mph it runs fine.
Hi there. Check the IAC (idle air control valve) and see if its functioning. If the engine is having an issue with stumbling, the IAC could be causing the engine to stall out. If the IAC is working properly, then...
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Missing on cyl 1,3,5.
Hello. No spark for an entire bank, or side of the engine, can be caused by a few different things. If cylinders 1, 3, and 5 are all experiencing the same issue I would consider the possibility of a faulty...
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I have to actually use a heater on th ECU PROM to get my vehicle to start when its cold.
You have successfully diagnosed your truck. It definitely needs a new ECM. Electronics are very sensitive to temperature. There are relays inside the ECM box that you are heating, which makes the contacts expand and create an electrical connection. This...
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Brake fluid is leaking
This suggests you have a leak somewhere in your braking system. This is common in the brake lines due to the amount of pressure that develops in the brake lines in order to make the calipers work correctly. I would...
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Input shaft swap between automatic and manual transmission possible?
Hello there, the input shaft is different between the automatic and manual transmissions of your 1993 Chevrolet Blazer. The part numbers are different between the two parts, this indicates the input shaft is not able to be swapped between the...
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Where is the blend door actuator
The blend door actuator is located on top of the a/c evaporator case on most of these vehicles models. If you do not see one mounted to left side of evaporator heater case then it will be on top and...
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Clicking sound when turning over.
A starter like any other mechanical and electrical part is subject to failing sometimes for no apparent reason. However, sometimes this is misdiagnosed as well and often times mistaken for something much more simple like a fuse, relay or starter...
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Will not go into park. 1993 Ford F250
Hi - yes, you are correct - the "play" in the shift linkage is probably preventing the transmission lever from moving all the way to the "Park" position. I would recommend a shift linkage inspection by a mobile, professional mechanic,...
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Brakes go to floor and are squeaky...
The brake booster is a mechanism that uses vacuum pressure to take the force being applied to the brake pedal and amplify it. If the booster is bad, then the full amount of force needed to activate the master cylinder...

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