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On my Right passenger Side Wheel Shakes
It sounds like you may have a wheel and tire out of balance or perhaps a bent axle shaft or potentially a bad wheel bearing. Any of these may cause the shaking you are describing. I would suggest having a...
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Please help. Is it worth it
Hi Amanda. Thanks for sending in your question today. It's really difficult to correctly diagnose a mechanical issue or the source of a sound by reading any written description - so don't feel too bad about your description. It's actually...
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relay clicking behind dash repeatedly, transmission not downshifting and now car will not start anymore. 2001 highlander.
If the transmission neutral start switch were in the faulty relay circuit, that could cause a no start condition. Faulty shift solenoids would not cause a no start. Your lowest cost option will be a mobile diagnostic and repair. If...
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Hi! I have a 2001 Mazda Protege that is giving me some transmission problems.
The problem sounds like the filter is getting clogged or the front main transmission pump is getting weak and internal seals are leaking. I would suggest having the filter screen cleaned and fluid replaced to see if shifting improves? If...
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Will a '99 or a '02 cabrio exhaust fit on an '01 cabrio?
Generally speaking, the exhaust system on the VW Cabrios were the same from 1995-2002, however you will need to check the specific fitment for your vehicle, the specific section of the exhaust and the brand of exhaust to be certain...
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My Ford Escape 2001 is having failure in bank two of the catalytic converter. I have no idea what mechanic I can trust?
With the problems you are having i would recommend having a mechanic like one from YourMechanic come to you and do a complete diagnosis of the problems you are having. You can be rest assured that the work done by...
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Car stalls when engine in reverse, drive or turning steering wheel all the way
This may be a sign of a faulty MAP sensor as the vehicle responds adversely to a load put on the motor (i.e. putting it in gear, making turns (which makes use of the power steering pressure switch) turning on...
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Bmw 318i overheating problem. Fan, thermostat alright and no coolant leak. Noticed thin white smoke at idle as car overheated.
It is possible that you could have a restriction in the radiator causing a hot spot. I would recommend having your radiator checked with an infrared temperature gauge to determine if any spots on the radiator are significantly hotter than...
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I have a 2001 lincoln town car cartier and it want crank it trys to crank and battery dies
Hi Bemo. Thanks for the question tonight. There are a lot of things that could be causing your hard to start issue. If you turn the key and your lights and accessories come on, then it's likely that a fuel...
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what should you change every year on your car
Besides an oil change you should have the air filter checked and replaced if needed. Also have tires rotated. Other than this you should follow the vehicles recomendations for higher mileages and have a complete check up on the suspension...
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Rough start and power loss
Hi Chris. Thanks for contacting us today. If the vehicle ran out of gas, it's quite possible that the fuel pump may have been damaged. This can also impact primary fuel delivery. I would try something before you attempt to...
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Mercedes benz c320 2001
Hi Christopher. Thanks for sending in your question. A random misfire or a vacuum (air leak) can definitely cause the symptoms you are experiencing. I believe the mechanic's diagnosis is correct in this case.
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So my car lost power on the highway due to the positive battery cable separating from it's self. After fixing that, my car won't s
If the starter (solenoid) is "clicking" but the starter motor is not turning the engine over (i.e., cranking the engine), then there is, at least, a problem in the starter circuit that would have to be pinpointed. However, if the...
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I have a 2001dodge sport after driving for 15 minutes car began smoking from under the hood prolifically. I pulled over, checked
The orange stains are from coolant from the engine and is an indication that the engine has leaked out coolant from the system. It may be from a leak or the cooling system overheated. I would recommend not driving the...
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attempted theft 2001 for expdition key ignition was messed up with a screw driver un able to start ow
Hi Tambra. Thanks for sending your question today. Typically when a car is broken into and the ignition has tampered, the ignition cylinder will break and require replacement. It will also trigger the security system and disable the ignition timing...
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Everytime I shift into 2nd gear the stick pops back into neutral and my revs go up so then I shift into 3rd to avoid any malfuncti
The problem with your manual transmission jumping out of second gear is going to be an internal second gear blocker lock ring is bad then holds the gear in until you pull it out of gear to go to another...
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My 01 ford explorer xlt 4wd serv. light is on & reads codes p0174, p0442, & p0171 and has rough start. Help please!
The leak or malfunction giving rise to the smoke should be investigated and resolved first for safety reasons and also because smoke indicates an obvious malfunction. The trouble codes P0174 and P0171 mean that the engine is running with too...
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Car got down the road and cut off. Now it's not turning over, what can I do. Oil pressure light came on before cutting off.
The prior incidents of stalling could have been due to what we call an "incipient failure", in other words a component was working marginally, with possibly intermittent operation, thus and just randomly failed, causing the stalling. However, if your present...

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