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Lean fuel condition and transmission problems
Hi There, There is a good chance that if the fuel cap was left off in a heavy rain that there is a fair amount of condensation or water in your fuel tank, which will definitely cause problems with starting...
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do all cars need break pads
In some instances, your dad is kind of correct. Brake 'pads" are typical to disc brake systems which your vehicle does have at the front. Your rear brakes may be drum brakes. The friction material used with drum brakes is...
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Manifold glowing orange when driving
Excessive heat in the exhaust is usually caused by incorrect fuel mixture. Other causes can be retarded ignition timing or camshaft timing. Since your truck is a '96, there should be data in the on board diagnostics that can help...
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I have a 96 Mercedes recently it started rattling in park but as soon as i put it in gear it stops eat cud be wrng
Under hood rattling can be caused by loose exhaust components, faulty pulleys and accessories, motor mount faults, loose heat shields, or any loose component. The reason you are noticing the noise only under certain conditions ("park" versus "drive") is because...
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Replaced spider injector and now it idled high and shifts into gear hard with a check engine light on
Hi There, As you may know, after replacing the injection system your car needs to go through a "re-learning" process to bring the idle back down. When the idle is high, when shifting into gear, you may notice a rough...
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Neutral Safety Switch
Hi There, Your vehicle has a neutral safety switch that will prevent the vehicle from starting when it is in any gear position other than park or neutral. Occasionally, this switch can malfunction causing the car to stall as soon...
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Have a 1996 pontiac grand am. Need help understanding fault codes. P0102, P0113, P0122, P0135, P0141, P0440
Considering that you have multiple trouble codes present, I would recommend having a check engine light is on inspection performed by a qualified professional. Once this has been done, you will have a much better understanding of what is causing...
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What will I need to change my fpr on my 96 Chevy Silverado 5.7 liter? I appreciate any advice and understand if you don't want to
It takes a mechanic about 2 hours. The main thing you have to keep in mind is gasoline is flammable and the vapors can accumulate and explode. You have to be mindful of even your shop light, and static electricity,...
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I have a 1996 toyota tercel running & idling really rough. Trouble codes are: P0301, P0302, P0304, P0401 & P0402. Help please!?
Hi There, Codes P0301, P0302, P0304 relates to misfires in cylinders 1, 2, and 4. Codes P0401 and P0402 relate to the EGR valve not functioning properly. The EGR valve is likely detecting that there is either a condition of...
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My car died on the freeway 6 days after getting new battery and alternator. Any idea what this could be?!
The repair work and the stalling are not necessarily related and thus could just be a coincidence. If the car re-started, just check to be sure the battery is fully charged and that the charging system output is correct. If...
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96 Honda accord lx, 2.2 I have replaced dist, plugs and wires, main fuel pump relay. Injectors are spitting gas, i have fire b
Check to see if any diagnostic trouble codes have been stored. If the engine runs (actually "runs", even momentarily, as opposed to stumbles) when you directly introduce fuel, that means there is something wrong with either the fuel system and/or...
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Car won't shift into park
It is possible that your shift lock solenoid has failed in the lock position. This solenoid is what allows the shifter to be moved only when the brakes are applied. When the brake pedal is depressed and the lock solenoid...
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Air conditioning
There are innumerable things that can go wrong with the A/C system and so the best thing to do is request an air conditioning system inspection. The responding certified mechanic will come to your location, pinpoint the fault and get...
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Broken spark plug in head, are the plug journals removable?
I am not sure what you are meaning by removing the journal but when removing broke off spark plugs in the cylinder head they make special tools and have special procedures to remove broken pieces. If still cannot get it...
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'96 Nissan 200SX SE-R, starts fine in cold/cool/overcast weather, but not in warm or hot sun. Is it the Clutch Safety Switch?
Hi There, What you are describing sounds like an ignition coil pack that may be failing. Ignition coils are prone to this type of erratic functioning or heat cycling when they are beginning to fail due to the temperature fluctuations...
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i have 96 bmw 328i evap solenoid that has .63 volts when key on then drops to .2 when engine running. If dme controls the voltage
Most of the solenoids operate on either 12 or 5 volts. The solenoid should have power to it with the engine running, and the ECU will ground the negative terminal when it decides its time to open the valve. So...
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overheating , stiff steering wheel and spilled anit-freze
It's hard to say what happened first, but the coolant tells a story of a leak. Of course a coolant leak can cause overheating, or overheating for some other reason can cause a coolant leak. You may have spilled coolant...
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Hello, I have a 96 Chevy Tahoe 4wd and I have a lot of play in my steering wheel. What does that mean?
When you have a lot of play in the steering then you should have the entire steering system checked for loose or worn steering tie rod ends.
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como cambio el alternador en mi dodge ram 2500/ 1996?
Hola. In order to learn how to replace an alternator, you would need to purchase a service and repair manual, watch this video or have one of our mechanics come to your house and complete the alternator replacement.
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es lo normal el cambio de alternador de un carro de gasolina y uno diesel?
Hi there. Yes, it is normal to have the alternator fail on a 2500 gasoline and diesel powered truck. Usually they last about 4 to 6 years.

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