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99 cAMRY bRAKE SINKING
If it has been determined there is no brake fluid leaking, the most likely cause of the sinking pedal is the brake master cylinder. A failed master cylinder does not have to show signs of brake fluid leaking to be...
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Saab wont start, or crank, check engine light, "coolant sensor" is on
Starting with the coolant sensor. While the coolant sensor may be an issue, rarely if ever will a failed coolant sensor prevent the engine from cranking. It usually will just effect engine performance and economy. If the engine shut down...
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Ok I changed the wheel bearings in a 1999 Ford Explorer Sport and after I changed the grinding got worse and tire gets super hot
If it is a 4WD or AWD Explorer, then it should be a hub/bearing assembly. It's possible you have a defective assembly or possibly over-tightened the castle nut and damaged the new bearing. Same can apply if it a 2WD...
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Considering buying a 1999 Prelude with mechanical issues and then having them repaired. Should I?
Hi There, There are a number of things that may cause a motor to knock, some of which may be major and some of which may be minor. Unfortunately, without inspecting the vehicle, it may be tough to determine whether...
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My cars ac only blows out through the defroster vents not the other vents I play with all the buttons but it doesn't work.
Hi There, It sounds like you may have a faulty blend door actuator. Inside your vehicle's vent system, there are small doors that open and close to change the flow of air running through the system. These doors are operated...
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Whats the Best way to fix or replace radiator support?
Hello, thank you for writing in. You will have to decide if the amount of work is worth it vs purchasing a new support. We recommend that you remove the mount to bend it back. To do so will require...
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All lights work except brake lights and high cent light replaced the switch still not working truck is a 1999 sliverado 1500 5.3
The problem sounds like the stop lamp fuse in the engine compartment fuse box 20 amp is blown. Check this fuse and also make sure it has power to it. If bad try replacing it and go from there. If...
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Hi i have a 1999 c class 220 cdi for 3 weeks now and i have a problem because didn pass the emissions test because black smoke
Remove the intake tube near the turbo so you can look inside the vanes of the turbo for oil residue from a leaking turbo oil seals? Make sure the air filter is new also. If turbo has oil in it...
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What is wrong with my car?
You are correct in that if the motor was seized it would not turn over. It does sound like you may in fact have a blown head gasket. A blown head gasket may cause a number of different symptoms. A...
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My car gauges were still on an all but I was driving and it died. then got no starter turnover twice.. Let sit for a sec then it w
You have two issues: 1) stalling; and 2) an intermittent starter/starter circuit fault. The causes of stalling are determined in an engine stalling diagnostic. During such a diagnostic, the responding certified mechanic will check for diagnostic trouble codes (including history)...
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What starter is compatible for a 1999 Lincoln Navigator
A starter from same engine in an F series truck or Expedition with the 5.4 will have the same starter as yours. I would not go more than 1 year up or down to make sure of fit but they...
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I have a 1999 mercury villager. It has been overheating. Can I take it to autozone to have them check the codes to find out why?
There is a code for engine over temperature that may be stored in your vehicle's powertrain control module. Most auto parts stores will pull the codes for you and let you know what they are. YourMechanic also offers [check engine...
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My car is making a rocking noise. Heard mostly while in idle. 1999 Toyato Corolla
Hello, What you are describing sounds like the noise associated with hydraulic lifters which are a part of the valve train. In the mornings or when the engine is cold, the oil has had the chance, due to gravity to...
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99 jeep grand Cherokee radiator leak
Hi there. A slow and progressive-expanding leak as you've described is typically an indication of a damaged radiator seal to a minor split on the radiator hose. If the radiator has not yet been replaced on the Jeep or not...
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What does abs mean
ABS is the acronym for Anti Lock Braking System. It's a safety feature that uses computer control to prevent individual wheels from locking up under hard braking. A wheel that is sliding will not steer, so ABS fixes the old...
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I have a 1999 I have this loud hum noise and it happens when you go a long distance. Then you stop while it happen it will stall
Hi there. If the humming sound is coming from your vehicle while it’s in gear, then the likely source is the transmission. It is possible that CV joints or wheel bearings might also be the source of your problem, but...
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no power,lights ,radio ,not turning over battery has power starter has power going to it but i test fusebox by batt. nothing no fi
Hi there. When the battery has electrical power, but you're not getting power to the fuse box or relays, it's usually due to bad battery cables or faulty electrical wires within the charging system / alternator. Trying to trace this...
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Car will cranks and grinds over as if it will start but it doesn't.
Hi there. When you've completed so many repairs as you've indicated, sometimes it's best to step back and get a second opinion. In this case, it's best to have a professional mobile mechanic come to your location and complete a...
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transmission not engaging correctly
Hello, thank you for writing in. Considering the age of the vehicle, the transmission may need to be serviced. This would include a fluid and filter change. During that process it can be inspected for signs of wear and obvious...

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