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My f150 1997 runs hot after adding 50/50 coolant and water in the coolant resevoir wat is wrong
When the engine is cold, check to be sure that the radiator itself is full. If the level of coolant in the radiator level is too low, that can cause overheating. If you are adding coolant frequently, you have a...
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Hi I have 97 BMW 540i, replaced radiator, water pump, and thermostat.. and a engine temperature sensor and it is still overheating
The heater not working in some cases may be related to the overheating problem you are also having. This may be due to a faulty heater blower motor or potentially a bad heater core. As you may know, the heater...
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I can turn over my car it's cranks but won't turn over toally
Hi There, A few different things will usually cause the vehicle to start and then die. A bad ignition coil can cause this if it is beginning to fail, resulting in intermittent starting problems. A dirty or faulty mass air...
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1997 Lincoln Town car coolant leak
A lot of these engines had plastic intake manifolds that crack and leak. First the system needs pressure tested to isolate the leak and then a replacement intake may need to be installed. To give a price without seeing and...
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Won't go in drive
You will need to have the shift linkage checked where the shift cable connects to steering column. The bracket screws come loose and inhibit proper shifting.
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F150 no drive
Hi There, It sounds like you may have a problem with the transmission shift linkage. There is also a plastic bushing on the gear shifting tube on the steering column that wears out and causes shifting problems as well. I...
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Hello I have a Honda civic 97 lx the car is cranking but won't start I think that there is no current getting through I assumed it
If the engine cranks at adequate RPM, be sure there is adequate fuel in the fuel tank and that the fuel is not old. Download any OBD-II trouble codes that have been stored and examine those codes for diagnostic clues....
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My jaguar 97 starts up and shakes and then cuts off after driving for awhile..
Shaking or vibration may be caused by many different things such as faulty spark plugs, poor fuel pressure or misfires. Other things such as a faulty idle air control valve may cause the engine idle to drop below the normal...
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1997 Toyota Tercel brake lights , radio , clock, temp gauge all stopped working - head lights work and speedometer work - engine s
It is possible that your alternator could be failing. When an alternator fails, it can cause other electroncis on the vehicle to malfunction. I would recommend starting by checking the charge output of the alternator using a digital multimeter. If...
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Does this vehicle have shocks or struts 1997 Chevy Malibu
This vehicle will have struts in front and back suspension.
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What transmission can be swapped into my 1999 Ford Mustang?
Just because the transmissions in mustangs and crown victorias are of the same family of transmissions does not mean they are the same. You may have different gear ratios inside the transmission and also have different output shaft lengths. Your...
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97 ford escort 2.0 no take off power new fuel pump new timing belt and took off cat. timming is right on and no check engin light
You have an OBD-II system so a real time scan tool will be helpful in diagnosing this. Among common possibilities for loss of power are throttle body faults (electronic throttle controls, mass airflow sensor, torn air intake hose), worn out...
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97 Cadillac DeVille theft system
If the engine immobilizer system (security system) is causing problems, for example preventing the car from starting, you may see a security warning light. If the warning light is on, to temporarily override the immobilizer system, see these instructions. If...
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How many gear oil does a 1997 ford working van require?
the rear axle take 75w140w 5.5 pints. The engine takes 6 quarts of oil with filter 5w20w synthetic blend oil or better. Transmission takes 14 quarts of mercon V.
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My fuel gauge stays way past full and never moves no matter how much fuel I have
This is a problem likely related to your fuel tank sending unit. The fuel gauge sending unit is a small float type component (or sensor) inside your fuel tank that measures the level of the fuel inside the tank. As...
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Engine not cranking for first few attempts with Engine light on - 1997 Toyota Camry
Hi There, This may be related to many different possibilities, some of which may be related to a lack of spark or possibly timing issues and some of which may be related to a fuel delivery problem or a combination...
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Car is throwing code p0753 but I don't know which Solenoid is A
Hi there. Unfortunately, there is no way for us to attach diagrams or schematics to show you where this sensor is located. However, I would not assume it's the sensor itself that is causing the code. In most cases, an...
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knocking noise coming from transmission
Hi there. It is more than likely that you have either a damaged CV joint or axle, especially if you hit a curb. If you are going to remove everything, I would recommend inspecting the inner CV axle shaft input...
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My back door or window doesn't work on the passenger side what can I do to resolve that problem
Hi there. If you are having difficulty opening the rear door or rolling down a power window on the same door, it's quite possible that the door lock actuator is stuck or the control module is damaged. It's also possible...

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