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Oil pressure drops to zero when engine is hot and idling
Hello, This suggests that one of two things are happening. Either the motor is in fact low on oil or the oil pressure sending unit is not working properly and may be producing a faulty reading. I would recommend first,...
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Won't crank/ start
Hi There, What you are describing sounds like the starter may not be aligned with the flywheel properly. As you know, when you turn the key and the starter solenoid engages the starter, a small gear comes out and engages...
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Why does my heater only blow warm and not hot on my 2000 Dodge Stratus
Hello. It does take some time for the coolant to get hot enough to blow hot inside of the vehicle. I usually start by checking the coolant level. Low coolant will cause this. If the coolant level is fine then...
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No Oil Pressure Sensor light is on.
Those sensors occasionally fail and/or get plugged up. It's quite possible debris got entrained when you performed the repair on the oil pan and debris made its way to the filter screen on the sensor causing a false reading of...
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How many gaskets does a 2000 Chevrolet Impala have.
When head gaskets are replaced, several other gaskets may be required. Some of these gaskets may include but are not limited to the valve cover gaskets, intake manifold gaskets, water pump gasket, timing cover gasket, and even in some rare...
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Truck will not shift from second to third
This may be 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 activates a transmission...
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My car revs by itself when idle sometimes the car jerks a little what is the problem?
It sounds like you may have a dirty or failing idle air control valve. The idle air control valve monitors the air intake as it is mixed with fuel prior to being injected into the engine at low speeds and...
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I believe my back shocks need replaced how much for both
If your vehicle feels bouncy and bumpy, is is very possible that your rear shocks need replacement. I would recommend having a qualified mechanic take a look at your vehicle to verify this diagnosis before just having them replaced. This...
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Jeep is not running properly
Hello, There are a number of things that may cause the car to hesitate when accelerating as you describe, such as low fuel pressure, a dirty or faulty mass air flow sensor, clogged or dirty fuel injectors, a faulty throttle...
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How much to replace with regular shocks
Your vehicle already does have regular rear shocks in the suspension. You do have air bags instead of rear springs. If you replace the rear air springs and replace them with regular suspension springs then this is considered a vehicle...
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I have a Lexus motor in my 2000 Toyota avalon, would I need a Lexus alternator? Mine seems to be dead and my battery is weak..
Hi...if you changed motors and you are in need of a replacement alternator, by far the best strategy is to read the part number right off of your existing alternator, either now or once you get it removed. There will...
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Hey I have a 2000 Buck Lesabre and I'm having some fuel issues I think
Fuel is a possibility but so is air induction particularly the idle air control (IAC) valve. The IAC valve may be sticking which would explain the first symptom you report which is everything was great until you simply put it...
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I spray window wash anti- freeze on the rear and side windows and it remove some of the tint.
Window tinting should only be cleaned with a mild soap solution or window cleaner made to be compatible with tint. You must of sprayed the tint with a chemical that damaged the tint. You will need to take the vehicle...
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New brake pads are making a repeating/clicking noise while in reverse.
The brake pads may not have been cleaned off good. The pads may need to be replaced if they got grease soaked. The brakes should be inspected for rotor burnish from the pads grease that was on the pads. You...
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Front brakes quit working
If you have brake fluid that is creamy looking then it is contaminated from the wrong fluid or water in the fluid. You may need to replace the master cylinder and reservoir along with any component that has any rubber...
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Why would my 01 chevy silverado make a loud poping noise when i put it in drive? It has the right amount of transmission fluid in
That sort of noise is usually due to a bad u-joint in the driveline (if you have the 4WD version), bad CV joints (often outer) and/or excess play in the transmission (end play) or differential (front or rear). If the...
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Axle won't snap all the way back in after replacing motor
If you are referring to the transmission end of the CV axle shaft, you should orient the snap ring (on the splined shaft) such that the opening of the snap ring is completely downward (toward the floor). If the opening...
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Car won't start. Got a new battery. Still won't start. Lights came on once I turned ignition everything died out.
A dead alternator will not prevent the engine from starting. As long as the car battery is FULLY charged and not defective, the battery alone provides all of the power required for ignition and starting. However, a dead alternator will,...
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My battery was tested and when I jump it the truck starts, take them off and it dies instantly.
If the car starts and runs with the use of a "jumper" battery, but stalls immediately when you remove that battery, that means your battery is dead and, as well, there could be something wrong with your charging system. Of...
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huge oil leak honda accord
The flatness of the block (and heads EVEN if they are "new") has to be measured. If the block was warped, that is if the block is not perfectly flat across the entire surface to within .002 inches, the assembly...

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