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Can i put a transmission from a 99 honda civic into a 98 honda accord?
The 1999 Civic transmission has a Tag ID (stamped on the transmission) of B4RA. The Tag ID for the transmission used on the 1998 Accord with the V-6 is either B7XA or B7XA-1. Inasmuch as these transmissions are electronically controlled,...
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I have a brand new starter installed in a 1998 Dodge Ram 1500 5.9l V8 magnum and it only clicks I have also replaced the relay wha
Hi Jasper. Thanks for contacting us tonight. There are several possible sources of this issue. The most common is the starter relay being damaged, but if you've replaced it, you can remove that from the equation. The second would be...
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My car is smooth when it turns on and shakes while driving, what can it be?
Shaking of the vehicle can, of course, be suspension related so be sure to rule out faults there as a cause. If the engine itself is shaking or vibrating, the usual causes are problems with the motor mounts, engine imbalance...
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My abs and traction lights on and wont shift into gears
It is possible that your transmission can be malfunctioning. I would recommend having your transmission inspected by a qualified transmission specialist to determine the exact cause of this issue. If your transmission is stuck in the lower gears, this can...
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chevy tahoe 5.7 pcm voltage output issue
Re-check the triggering signal using the specific LED test light described in the instructions at this page. If the LED test light does not flash per those instructions then the PCM would have to be tested further. If the LED...
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Reprogram
It all depends on what needs reprogrammed. Most dealers will have to do most programming procedures and will charge about 1.5 hours and should be expected to cost anywhere in the $175 to $250 range depending on dealer labor rate...
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98 mazda b2500 steering wheel was locked. I turned key and wheel and it came loose. now truck don't do anything. battery is fine.
You're not imagining it. The ignition switch is made up of two parts, the lock assembly which handles the job of locking the steering column, and the switch element which does the electrical work. The switch element is made of...
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My 1998 dodge ram 1500 dos not want to go. And once u get to 40 mph it starts jumping..
Among common possibilities for loss of power are plugged fuel injectors (remove all from fuel rail and send to a lab such as Mr. Injector - don't waste your time with so-called "on car cleaning"), throttle body faults (electronic throttle...
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why wont it go anywhere once it is warmed up?
It is not clear from your description if this is an engine loss of power issue or a transmission malfunction. Your vehicle might be going into limp mode once warmed up. Check for any OBD-II stored trouble codes that might...
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Car makes a loud grinding noise when I try to start it, would this be the starter or timing chain?
You should try and turn the engine manually on front of crankshaft pulley to see if engine is seized. If engine turns over by hand then problem will most likely be the starter. If you cannot turn motor then it...
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I have a 1998 saturn and it won't accelerate when i step on the gas please help
Your vehicle might be in a reduced power mode or limp mode. The issue you are writing in about is common enough that a specific diagnostic, namely a reduced engine power diagnostic is performed by technicians dispatched by YourMechanic. If...
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Went through a puddle in a honda civic it died now car turns over wont fire
The working theory is that water has intruded somewhere, likely in some electrical component. If you are in a warm, dry climate you might try letting the car dry out. If that doesn't work, or you need a faster resolution,...
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There is a loud clunking from front wheel.
Noise from the wheel may be a wheel bearing or brake issue and would need to be heard to isolate the problem for you. I would recommend getting a mechanic like one from YourMechanic to diagnose the noise to see...
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98 Ford Expedition, the Catalyst monitor and evap monitor is on before a smog test can be done. How to get 1 of these off?
The monitors may take up to 200 miles to get them to pass since it takes special conditions to get them to pass. You can have a mechanic run the monitor test before taking to inspection stations to get checked...
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My car just started making a knocking sound either in or around the engine and it's only when I take my foot off the gas
Without hearing the knocking noise it will be hard to determine if the engine has internal problem and an oil change will not fix the issue. The loss of coolant may be a bad water pump or a blown head...
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I’m trying to losen the crackshaft pulley on a 98 Nissan Maxima which way to I turn it to losen it?
Turn the bolt counterclockwise while using the Nissan special service tool (or equivalent) to securely hold the central portion of the balancer. Be sure not to hold the outer circumference of the balancer or the pulley as that will damage...
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The code came up crank shaft sensor and replaced it and now won't start
You may have got a bad sensor if the engine was running before the sensor was replaced. Also check connection and installation of sensor for problems. If it still does not start then you will need to have further testing...
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My car cranked and ran for about 10 minutes. When I started to drive it shut off. Then it would not crank again.
The first thing to look for is air leaks. any air that gets into the engine without going through proper channels will lean out the system and cause problems. Look under the hood for any rubber hoses or boots that...
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Antifreeze coming out at the base of the oil dipstick tube
That would be unusual so be sure that the antifreeze is not leaking elsewhere and then flowing to that spot. If it is coming out at that point, pull the dipstick to confirm that there is antifreeze in the crankcase....
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Code 420 on 98 Corolla.
If the converter is functioning, the voltage output from the downstream oxygen sensor should be somewhat steady at around half a volt. What you seeing in the car with the P0420 code is a high-low voltage signal from the downstream...

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