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Is a non vtech 1995 honda accord tranny comparable with a vtech 1997 honda accord
Hi Tiffany: I contacted Honda with your specific question. According to Honda, the only transmission that will work properly, as designed and as intended, in your 1997 Accord is one with the EXACT same tag ID that you had originally....
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Overheating problem
Engine overheating can be caused by a number of things such as low coolant levels, a faulty thermostat, or a failing coolant fan switch. As you may know the coolant fan switch helps to maintain the proper coolant temperature by...
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Wondering cost for replacing a Lockup Solenoid on a 1997 Honda Accord, Diagnostic Code P1753 - car drives fine no slipping or shif
Hi there. The code you were given is a Honda / Acura specific OBD-II trouble code. It can be caused by Low transmission fluid level, dirty transmission fluid, torque converter clutch solenoid harness is open or shorted or a faulty...
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What is the average labor cost to replace the engine in a 1997 lexis es3000
It takes about 15 hours to remove the engine on the 1997 ES300 and substitute another one. That figure does not include ANY time for rebuilding or re-conditioning. It is based simply on removing the complete engine from the vehicle...
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1997 chevrolet lumina that has a p0401 code that is persistant
P0401 will often set if the passageway from the EGR valve to the intake is blocked with carbon. If you did not clear that passageway when replacing the EGR valve that is the most likely cause for the code. To...
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Can i retrieve CEL code from car ... forgot what code it hade in my car .. put headgasket sealer and i erase the code ..
Once a trouble code is erased, it cannot be retrieved. The engine controller does not have a "recycle bin" like they have on Windows. If the car still has a problem, the code will come back up after some driving....
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Was driving then car would not move found 2 silver balls under car bearings i quess put it in gear and car will not move
If the balls are roughly 3/8th inch in diameter, they come from the CV joint at the end of the axle. The CV joint may be broken which would explain why the car won't move. Replacing the axle is a...
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I have a 97 f150. Put a new trans in the truck. It has reverse but no forwards. Which is the same thing the old trans was doing
Hi there. Unfortunately, without knowing the details of what exactly was replaced or removed during this service, it's very difficult to pinpoint why this is happening to your vehicle. In most cases, when a transmission engages reverse but not a...
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Evap Monitor not ready
Hi There, It sounds like you have replaced and checked all the normal suspects in the evap system. You may also want to check the lines in the evap system. A leak in the system may also cause the code...
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Transmission not shifting
Hi There, It sounds like your vehicle may be a bit low on transmission fluid or you may potentially have a bad transmission control solenoid. As you know, the transmission works on hydraulic pressure built up from the fluid inside...
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Had intake gasket repaired and know 97 astro won't hold idle with mapping plug undone runs fine
Hi there. In many cases, a problem as you've described is caused by a vacuum line that is not properly attached. It could also be a problem with the electrical harness connected to the mass air flow sensor that is...
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Fuel gauge only rises to half tank when completely filled
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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Misfiring
Engine misfires can be caused by many different problems and are generally caused by either a spark or fuel issue or in some cases, a combination of both. Spark related problems generally will result from things like ignition coils, crankshaft...
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I have a 97 Dodge caravan sport.. battery light is on, replaced battery, started and after two or three hours, battery light back
Hi there. Electrical issues like you are describing are typically caused by a constant parasitic drain. In most cases, this is due to an accessory relay that is faulty, allowing the component to constantly draw power from the battery. It...
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What does it mean that my rotors are glazed? Is there anything I should do?
Usually when someone says the rotors are glazed, they mean that the surface has acquired a high polish form long term use. Sometimes this might lead to brakes that screech when you are coming to a stop. If that is...
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Hi my car idles a lot and shuts down when it gets to a stop
Hi there. Usually when your engine will idle high and shut off when you come to stops occasionally, it's due to a vacuum leak. It could also be a problem with the idle control valve. The job of the idle...
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Speed sensor
Hello, thank you for writing in. There are two types of "speed sensors" on the vehicle. Regardless of which one you are referring to, the answer is yes. The transmission speed sensors are the same for both automatic and manual...
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My 1997 toyota camry le v6 is tuning rough at 60 mph, and is vibrating a little when I press the gas at any speed
Hi there. The VSV Valve is a part of the EGR system, which recycles un-burnt hydrocarbons from exhaust back into the combustion chamber in attempt to reduce overall vehicle emissions and improve fuel efficiency. Any part of the EGR valve...
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Hi i might need a smoke machine to diagnose a EVAP problem, do all drivers carry one?
Hi there. Anytime a service is booked, we make sure to send a mobile mechanic that is experienced with that type of inspection or repair; meaning they have the right tools and have been trained on the correctly procedures for...
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We've been having issues with our 97 Infiniti QX4. After everything, it still won't start.
Hi there. In most cases, when a car won't start it breaks down in two specific areas. First, the engine is not getting enough or the correction ratio of air and fuel mixture or second, the engine can't ignite this...

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