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2000 Sentra shaking, hesitating, heat coming through ac vents, smoke from engine when hot.
You need to have computer tested to see if you have misfire codes and may have got oil onto one or more of the spark plugs and coils causing the misfire. The A/C will not work normally since the computer...
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Front left wheel making sound for a minute or two after starting the car after it's been off for an hour or more
The brakes, axle and wheel bearing are all in that location, and so those components should be checked by a certified mechanic. One possibility is the brake pads are failing to immediately and completely retract from the rotor. That can...
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Smoke coming from my engine
You might be spot on about the AC. Or it could be any other belt driven accessory that is locked up. It could be an alternator , an idler or tensioner, or even a power steering pump. It sounds like...
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No spark
This may be a sign of a faulty ignition coil. Ignition coils are coated with a varnish-like insulation that becomes brittle over time after being stretched then contracted repeatedly. The insulation develops small fractures that open when heated and close...
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My 2000 olds intrigue want stay running.. When I crank it and hold the gas it stays running. I've replaced the fuel pump n filter
It sounds like you are describing the symptoms of a failing throttle position sensor. The throttle position sensor monitors the throttle position of the throttle plate inside the throttle body in relation to your foot position on the gas pedal....
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chevy silverado 1500 is slow in 1st gear but runs fine in reverse
The transmission has different clutch packs for different gears inside the transmission and you most likely have worn forward clutch packs. I would recommend having the transmission pressures checked and computer codes checked and also fluid checked for burned smell...
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Driver side back tail light and running light and the end in side dash lights won't work
Hi there. Thanks for writing in today to YourMechanic.com. Usually when lights on one side of the vehicle are not working, it's due to a bad electrical relay or blown fuses. However, it could be as complex as a bad...
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I got my radiotor replaced.
Hi Tracee. Thanks for contacting us today. When a radiator and thermostat are replaced, there is a set procedure that must be followed to ensure that the coolant is properly bled, to reduce the onset of air bubbles in the...
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Antifreeze
Hi Randy. Thanks for submitting your question today. A coolant leak can come from multiple locations, ranging from a damaged radiator, water pump, thermostat or coolant hoses and connections. The best way to determine where the leak is coming from...
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I have a 2000 Silverado and it's making a clanking noise somewhere in the front. If i go over 40 you can't here it anymore but whe
Hi Ramiro. Thanks for contacting us today. In most cases, an inconsistent clunking sound like you are describing is caused by worn out bushings on steering stabilizer bars or other suspension / steering components. It's also possible that ball joints...
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Load noise when put in reverse and a see light came on and then it takes a long time to get going put gas almost all the way to f.
Hi Angie. Thanks for contacting us tonight. If you have a warning light on your dashboard, this is likely going to lead to the root source of this apparent transmission problem. Most of the time, acceleration problem like you are...
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Drs
Hi Angie. Thanks for contacting us tonight. I'm not quite certain as to what you're asking, but if it's about the SRS light, here is some information. Your air bag system is technically called the Supplemental Restraint System (SRS) and...
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My car will start but turn back off
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 flow sensor,...
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car start,new fuel filter leaks gas,why?
Hi Morn. Thanks for contacting us today. In most cases, a fuel filter will leak if it's not properly installed, installed backwards or if the connection fittings are not secure because the filter is the wrong size. It will stop...
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I have a 2000 ford escort zx2 2.0l vct changed the timing belt and placed it in tdc it runs rough. Where do i set it?
Your engine has a double overhead camshafts and requires special tools to hold crankshaft and camshafts in TDC position in order to get the timing correct. You may be off a tooth on the cams and will need to redo...
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The blinkers hazard and break lights quit working 2000 dodge 2500 Cummins
The brake lights and flasher or blinkers are on different circuits and you may have a problem with the main fuse box not supplying power to the fuses for those circuits. Check for power to all affected fuses to see...
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Car won't turn over, battery is new starter is new,relays and fuses are good
Hi Cullen. Thanks for submitting your question today. There are two things not on your list that I would check. First, it's quite possible that the battery cables are loose, damaged or corroded with excessive battery acid. It's also possible...
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Exhaust leak unknown location near headers, p0170 code fuel trim malfunction bank 1 and white smoke when sitting in traffic.
Hi Kaden. Thanks for contacting us tonight. Usually when an exhaust leak occurs, it will cause the O2 sensors to relay faulty data to the ECU, which triggers the OBD-II code and will impact fuel trim, air mixture and several...
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need fuse box replaced
Hi Daymian. Thanks for contacting us today. I have forwarded your question to our sales and service department so they can determine if one of our mobile mechanics can help you with this project. They should be contacting you via...

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