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Lost of power and will only go 40 mph and 15 mph up hill.
Hi there. Check the vehicle engine out to see if there is anything out of the ordinary. The loss of power could be a vacuum leak, misfire, or a transmission issue. First look for any vacuum lines that are cracked...
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New battery, car wont start or even turn over
Hello, I would recommend double checking all of the connections to make sure you have power to other things like lights and other accessories, etc. This will confirm that the battery is supplying power to the car. If the accessories...
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How often do you replace a catalytic converter?
This would all depend on the quality of the catalytic converter and whether or not the engine is running rich. If the catalytic converter installed was not of OEM quality, this can be part of the reason that it did...
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Rats eating air filter and particles falling into the carbureator?Have dogs & cats-avoid poison if possible!
Believe it or not, this is not the first time I've dealt with this. Mice and rats can do a lot of damage to a car, especially if it is parked for an extended period of time. It may be...
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The car is having transmission problems
This may be a sign of low transmission fluid or a faulty transmission control solenoid. As you know, automatic transmissions use pressurized hydraulic fluid to change gears. Every time a gear change is required, the car's computer activates a transmission...
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Should i buy this car
The major issue with the car you are writing in about is the poor fuel economy. This vehicle attains less than 20 MPG which makes the vehicle uneconomical for most individuals and families. In addition, of course, you have some...
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My car keeps dying after a jump
The problem sounds like the alternator stopped charging. The battery being dead may have overloaded the alternator since they are designed to maintain the battery and run the accessories, not recharge a battery and run all the accessories. I would...
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My Suzuki Escudo engages gears when on 4WD mode but does not engage any gear on 2WD mode. What must be the problem?
Hi there. The synchronizer inside the transfer case has teeth that are ground down on the 2WD selection causing the transfer case not to engage into 2WD. I recommend seeking out a professional, such as one from Your Mechanic, to...
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1995 BMW 325I is sputtering.
The E 30 can be a great driving car, but at 20 years old, It can have just about anything wrong. The self-diagnostics on the car are not very sophisticated, so you will have to do a systematic diagnosis. Making...
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My car runs and shifts gears but will not move what can be problem 1995 Pontiac Grand Am
Hello - check for problem codes, whether the Check Engine light is on or not. Most auto parts stores will do this for free on a "time-available" basis. It is possible a component of the shift linkage in the steering...
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What would cause my transmission to not shift
One cause to rule out is low fluid level or a plugged transmission fluid filter. Delayed shifts can also be caused by internal hydraulic leaks in the valve body or failing internal transmission seals found on clutch pack pistons and...
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how do i fix my ignition switch that someone broke its the bar that turn the car on is not connected so i have to push the bar
You most likely will have to replace the ignition lock cylinder, which is the entire housing where the key is inserted and the ignition assembly is turned. You can have one of our mobile mechanics complete this job for you;...
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Cranks but wont start
If you are getting good spark to the spark plugs then you need to check the fuel pressure to the injectors to be above 35 to 45 psi. If you get good pressure and spark then check the injectors for...
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Engine rebuild 1995 Chevrolet Camaro
Hi - unfortunately, engine rebuilding is not a service YourMechanic offers at this time. For a rebuilt engine, check with some of the national rebuilders like Jasper or NAPA for prices - or your local automotive machine shop. Also, consider...
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My speedometer doesnt work what could be the problem
Hi there. A speedometer is controlled by a few different components including the speedometer cable, speed sensor on the transmission and wheel sensors. Any one or multiple parts can fail, leading to the speedometer to fail. It's probably a good...
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live in ohio had since 2004 never had trouble starting before wont start when its cold out
Hi there. It's possible that you've got a bad cold start injector on your Jimmy. The cold start injector, also referred to as the cold start valve, is an engine management component found on many road going vehicles. It’s purpose...
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Transmission is slipping
Hello. From what you describe it would appear that your vehicle may be experiencing some sort of issues with the transmission or clutch. If it is a manual transmission and appears to be having trouble staying in gear, or transferring...
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Headlights wont shut off with new battery
Hi there. It's possible that the ignition relay or headlight relay has a ground issue, which is not allowing the circuit to close as it should. These type of electrical issues can be difficult to diagnose correctly, so you might...
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Car starts then dies
Hi There, It sounds like you may have a problem with the fuel system maintaining consistent fuel pressure once the motor starts. This may be a sign of a faulty fuel pump or fuel pressure regulator. As you know, when...
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My engine died while driving and now won't start.
Hello. Stalling can be caused by a wide variety of issues. If it was previously known that there was an issue with the main fuel pump relay then I would start there. Any issues with the fuel pump relay can...

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