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The transmission is rough starting out but drive smoothly at highway speeds...
What you are describing is often 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...
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Rough idle
Hi There, It sounds like your car may have a bit of a rough idle problem. There are a number of things that may cause a rough idle. A rough idle may be caused by things such as low fuel...
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Oil in coolant or rusty coolant?
Hi there. Typically when you see a copper like color in the coolant, it's a sign of rust coming from the inner radiator. Having a professional mobile mechanic complete a good radiator flush should clean the system, however, if the...
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After driving like for 10 to 15 min my 1999 mercury Sable starts a high pitched whistling noise but only when my foot is off the g
It's probably an air or vacuum leak. When your foot is off the gas, at idle engine vacuum is higher which would draw in more air if there is a leak, perhaps enough to create such a noise. There's a...
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Overheating with AC on
Hi There, It sounds like you may have an AC compressor that may be going bad. As the AC compressor puts an additional load on the motor, this adds additional work to the motor causing it to have to work...
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Battery is not charging properly
Hi There, Lifter noise may be a result of a bad rocker arm, a bad valve stem tip or potentially a push rod being clogged. In some cases with hydraulic lifters, the springs inside the lifters can eventually fail or...
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I have a 99 dodge ram 1500 4x4 with a brand new starter and battery. Its very slow to turn over and start up. Do i need a new fuel
Hi there. If the vehicle is having a hard time cranking over, and not starting, it's likely due to an ignition timing problem. Most of the time, slow cranking is caused by ignition timing that is too far advanced than...
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My car will start up and run fine until reaches normal temperature and be hearing clicking from kick pannel and car shuts off
Some model Hondas have the engine ECU in the location you described. Now that doesn't mean you need an ECU, ECU failures are actually pretty rare. But it could be a clue. Many electrical component failures occur at a certain...
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I have a 1999 silhouette oldmobile.its in park but it wont go into another gear.the handle just go straight down?
Hi there. It appears as if your shifter is broken and would require replacement. Determining whether or not it's a bracket under the shift housing or the shift mount itself would be best by having one of our professional mobile...
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my mazda b4000 truck shakes when i go over 40-45 mph
Hi there. Shaking at speeds over 40 mph is often related to tires that may be out of balance, low on air, potentially a badly aligned front end or failing suspension components or ball joints. When suspension components are not...
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1999 toyota corolla smog fail due to high emissions
Hi there. High emissions for HC and CO can be caused by more than 12 individual emissions sensors or fuel systems, ranging from your O2 sensors, catalytic converter, EGR Valve and more. As such, giving you the right repair advice...
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Replacing multiple parts
Hello Enrico. Thanks for writing into YourMechanic.com. After reviewing your list of items you need completed on your BMW M3, I am not certain we are able to help you with these items. Our mobile mechanics complete several general and...
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Can I use full synthetic oil in a 99 mercury Sable 3.0dohc
As you may know, there are a multitude of engine oils on the market all claiming to be the "best" and prolonging the life of your car's engine. One of the main questions you will be asked when changing your...
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Synthetic oil brand
We would use Castrol 5w30 oil. The vehicle does recommend full synthetic but it is not required. You would have to request the full synthetic Castrol 5w30 or the standard Castrol 5w30 oil. If you special request a different oil...
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How much is the 255,000 scheduled maintenance on a 99 F250 SD 7.3 diesel
Hi there. To review the expected maintenance that is required for your 1999 Ford Super Duty, click this link and enter your vehicle information. Once you've submitted the info, review the maintenance required based on mileage and you can request...
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1999 chevy K150 suburban electrical problems
Hello, thank you for writing in. There are several components that will attribute to electrical issues like this. Generally speaking, when you have issues with several electrical systems at once, and not just one or the other, the charging system...
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Buying Advice on 1999 Toyota Camry, LE Used Miles:233,000...Should i buy it?
I would suggest checking the Kelly Blue Book website with specifics related to your zip code as market prices of cars vary by zip code. This will give you a baseline for determining whether or not the car is within...
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Fuel pump
This sounds like you may not have any power or intermittent power going to the fuel pump relay. The relay wires should have ground on two wires, power on one wire and switched power on another wire. To activate the...
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power switch on my car is broken. how much will it cost for both parts and labor
Hi there. Before we can give you an accurate estimate for repairing this, we'd have to complete a power seat is not working inspection at your location to isolate the root source of this issue. On power seats it could...
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1999 c230 wont go into any gear and grinding noise when putting into park
The transmission needs to be overhauled or replaced. The internal main final drive gears are broken causing no gear engagement. Have the transmission replaced and or repaired and overhauled.

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