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Engine sputtering and manual gear-shifter is getting stiff.
Hi there. It's possible that the shifting issue could be related to the clutch, but that seems more like a gear linkage issue. The engine vibration is most likely not related; and could be caused by a damaged vacuum line...
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Clutch problem
Hi there. To be quite honest, it's possible that the slave cylinder may be faulty; at the same time one of the components within the clutch engagement system may have been improperly installed or not tightened correctly. Without being there...
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Revving noise in engine.
There are over 20 potential causes of surging but a mechanic would initially evaluate the EGR (exhaust gas recirculation) system, vacuum or air induction leaks, fuel supply and fuel pump control circuit, spark plug(s) and the ignition system, and fuel...
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Bouncing when towing or backing up
I am not surprised to hear that your Nissan struggles trying to move a heavy load up hill!! After all those years and miles, I would be glad that it still ran and save it for lighter work! Old trucks...
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Speedometer not working
Hi There, This may be caused by a faulty transmission speed sensor. The speed sensor reads the rotational speed of the reluctor wheel, located within the transmission. The speed sensor also controls the anti-lock braking system. Driving with a bad...
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Throttle Body Injector (TBI) running rough missing
This sounds like a "heat soak" failure of the ignition module - works fine until heat soaks into the unit. Have a professional mechanic available to test the unit when it's hot for this kind of failure. A YourMechanic professional...
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How do I fix O2 sensor heater cylinders 1-6 circuit malfunction?
The oxygen sensor heater is integral to the sensor assembly itself. It is not separately serviceable. If the heater tests bad, the entire sensor is replaced as an assembly. In your case, P1193 refers to an oxygen sensor which is...
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It says service engine soon usually in the morning while warming up and goes out but does not come back on.
The check engine light should come on when you turn the key to the "on" position, but without starting or running the car. That function allows you to do a bulb check but also indicates that the PCM (computer) is...
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Transmission will drive in first and reverse but shift to second or third it won't go.
Hi there. If you have taken the time to replace the sensors and no change occurred, it's quite possible that the issue is internal within the transmission. It could be something as simple as a clogged transmission fluid line or...
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My truck isn't idling right and is burging a lot of gas
Code 12 will always flash when checking for codes. With the engine off, there is no ignition pulse so Code 12 is normal to see. Code 34 has to do with the MAP sensor. Manifold Absolute Pressure. It's basically a...
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Car shuts down
Hi there. Any time you run the A/C, the car will be reduced in horse power because the A/C runs off of a belt that powers the compressor. If the compressor is failing or was faulty to begin with, this...
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hesitation when accelerating and miss at idle
Hi there. Thanks for this information. Based on what I've reviewed and read, there are a few other parts you should inspect to try and pinpoint the source of your engine misfire and acceleration problems including; 1 - You may...
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The heater control panel don't work and the radio don't work everything else on the dash lights up all the fuses are good
Hello, thank you for writing in. The power supply needs to run to that area of the dashboard before it is divided up between the different components. Considering that two components are both having a loss of power at the...
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Car not acclerating in gear
It is possible that your clutch may have failed. When the clutch pedal is pressed down, this usually activates a switch that enables the engine to be started. There is no mechanical connection between the engine and the clutch. This...
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Boots on spark plug wires keep melting 1995 Chevrolet S10
Hi there - this is a problem with this engine, and the stock exhaust manifolds come with heat shields to help prevent the burned plug wire problem. Perhaps your heat shields have been removed? Or, if you're running headers, using...
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Harmonic Balancer
Hello, The harmonic balancer is attached to the crankshaft and should have one large bolt going through the center of it. The crankshaft pulley should be bolted to the harmonic balancer. The Harmonic balancer can definitely cause the motor to...
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My front flashers turn signals and brake lights dont work. I have replaced the bulbs and checked the fuses. What could cause these
The different lights all go through the turn signal light turn switch. If the brake light switch is not working at all then the third brake light would not work. You will need to replace turn signal switch and check...
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when it gets a little warm it starts missing and cutting out. It wont start back until it cools off
Hello, and thank you for writing in. When the vehicle develops issues related to the temperature of the engine, the first thing to do is see if it is overheating. To do this, you will need to external tool to...
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All dashboard lights and tail lights do not work after driving through a lot of snow. Headlights work. And brake lights work.
Hello. We'll be happy to help you. There are a few things that I recommend checking to discover why your lighting system is malfunctioning. The headlight dimmer switch should be checked. Along with the wiring harness above the right front...
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My power steering pump keeps blowing the filter apart where is the pressure switch is located.
The power steering pump filter is needed to keep the fluid clean to prevent failure to the steering system. The filter is being blown from the pressure control valve is not working properly. I recommend replacing the pressure control valve...

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