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Van chugs when accelerating.
The chugging is being caused by either the fuel monitoring system (fuel injectors or throttle body injection) is metering too much fuel into the cylinders or the fuel filter could be plugged up causing the fuel system to drop in...
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The Jeep won't start
Hello, If there is no fuel at all spraying out of the injectors, this may be an electronic issue. The crank sensor and the cam sensor are used by the PCM to determine when to fire the injectors and cylinders....
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The car bogs down and stalls; and has a rough idle until the i tap the upper plenum.
If the problems started after you replaced the PCM, and the first PCM did not have any known issues, you might want to begin your diagnostic by re-installing the original PCM. Seems like you did a lot of work on...
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car makes a sandpaper rubbing type noise, the rpms don't want to go up as usually it shifts gears very weird
Hi there. It is possible that you have multiple problems causing the lack of acceleration on your Camaro. Most of the time, the engine issue is caused by an obstruction of fuel, due to clogged fuel injectors, a dirty throttle...
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The ignition fuse keeps on blowing.
Hi there. If the fuse is blowing immediately when you turn the ignition key, then it is a sign of a short in the ignition system. The short could have been caused a loose or frayed wire that is going...
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Knocking sound
Hi there. A knocking sound that progressively gets worse as the vehicle accelerates is typically caused by wheel bearings that are damaged, wheel weights that are hitting against a brake caliper, or ball joints that are failing. In order to...
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Steering losing control
By just jacking up the vehicle and changing a tire should not cause any problems unless the tire and rim was not seated to the hub and lug nuts not secured good. Have the tire and rim checked for proper...
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Broken differential.
Hello there. Without knowing the previous condition of the vehicle, or how the curb was struck, it would be irresponsible for us to take a stance on this. Is it possible? Yes. If the differential was worn out (and with...
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Wont crank
If you tap the starter with a rubber mallet and then the starter works momentarily, the starter is probably defective and/or the electrical connections are loose. Confirm that the engine immobilizer system (security system) is not activated thus preventing the...
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I have a 94 buick lesbrae and it will only go like 10mph up hills.
Hi There, What you are describing sounds like you may have a clogged 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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Stalls when coming to a stop, will start up again,run fine until next stop, rpm drop 600 to 0
Hi There, It sounds like you may have a dirty or failing idle air control valve causing your engine idle to fluctuate and eventually stall. The idle air control valve is a small valve on the engine's intake system that...
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The car runs for a few days to a month then it won't start fuel pump won't work then a few days later it starts up
Hi there. Sometimes an issue like this is caused by a mass air flow sensor that is dirty or the EGR valve that is clogged with excessive carbon deposits. Usually cleaning up these components can resolve a hard to start...
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hard pedal, no brake action or fluid with engine on or off.
If the brake system was working before and now the brake pedal is hard and the front calipers are not moving, then the brake booster has failed (which is the hissing sound that you are hearing) and there seems to...
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White smoke
Hi There, White smoke typically indicates that you may have an internal engine problem, such as a head gasket leaking coolant into a cylinder. If white smoke is blowing out from the exhaust during first 3 minutes of a cold...
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Tries to run but won't get over 400 rpm before dying.
Hi there. Check for the three essentials that the engine needs to run, fuel, spark, and air. If you are having fuel and the pressure is 30 psi or higher, then check for spark on the spark plugs and wires....
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High revs drives by itself 1994 Ford Mustang
Hi - your "very high idle" symptom could have a couple of causes. If the throttle return spring has failed, or come loose, the throttle could stick in most any position. A failing throttle position sensor could be accomplishing the...
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My car shifts gears just fine but it hardly wants to take off and the rpms go up very high but hardly accelerates. 1994 Honda Civic
Hello - I believe you have a severely slipping clutch. Either the clutch is worn out, or the clutch disc is contaminated with engine/transmission oil, and is slipping for that reason. If the clutch has not been replaced with your...
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I have a 1994 Chevrolet c1500 red 5.7 v8. I replaced the alternator, battery, and starter. All I hear is a ding sound when I turn the key to the 'START' position.
Hi there. The starter needs shims to help clear the starter pinion gear to the ring gear on the flex plate. The starter pinion gear is hitting the ring gear and not sliding into the ring gear due to a...
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losing brake fluid. no signs of a leak
Hello, and thank you for writing in. If you are loosing brake fluid, it has to be going somewhere, and there are not many places in the vehicle that the fluid can hide. Locating the leak is going to be...
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shifting problem
Hello there. Diagnosing transmission issues like this can be very complex. In some cases, simply flushing the transmission fluid and replacing the filter will solve the problem; as it might be you have an obstruction or debris in the hydraulic...

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