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What does error 59 indicate on a Toyota platz 2001 model?
Hi there. Unfortunately, the Toyota Platz is a vehicle sold outside of the United States and has different error codes specific to the country of sale. Since we only offer technical advice on US sold cars, trucks and SUV's, we're...
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Neutral safety switch
Hi There, It sounds like you may have a neutral safety switch that may be malfunctioning. Your vehicle has something called a neutral safety switch that will prevent the vehicle from starting when it is in any gear position other...
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Why would my speedometer drop to 0 in my 2001 Hyundai Santa Fe
Hello. Typically when the speedometer just stops working like that it is due to a failure in the vehicle speed sensor. If the sensor is failing or if it is making a poor connection then the speedometer will act like...
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I recently ran my truck hot.
Was a compression test done on the engine before it was started for the first time? Depending on where the knocking is coming from, there may be a deeper internal engine failure either from the overheating or it was not...
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2001 honda civic ex and was driving down the highway and the car went into limp mode.
One of these codes is for a faulted signal from the intake air temperature sensor. Many newer vehicle have this sensor integrated into the mass air flow sensor and this code trips when the sensor offers a vehicle to the...
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nissan sentra 2001 break and engiine lights on
Hi there. The warning lights on today's cars, trucks and SUV's are triggered when an on board sensor detects a fault within an individual component or vehicle system. When the ECU on your vehicle discovers a fault, an error code...
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What is the correct procedure for tightening the belt tensioner on a 2001 Chevy Monte Carlo? We put the new belt on.
The belt tensioner on your vehicle should have an automatic tensioner, however, some models have the manual tensioner. Tighten the tensioner to where the belt is tight but loose in the middle length area as about the width of the...
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I have an antifreeze leak internal I replaced the upper radiator hose new radiator as well can not see a leak or drip
Coolant leaks no matter how big or small should be addressed as soon as possible. As you noticed, the engine will run hot with a low coolant level. Even a minor leak can expand to a large or catastrophic leak...
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How soon could you replace brake pads on a FORD Windstar? I live in Walden Lake Houston.
Hi there. To set up an appointment for having the [brake pads replaced on your 2001 Ford, please click this link, then select the Request a Quote button. Thanks for contacting us today.
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my gas mileage is decreased and i have random misfires, noisy lifters when cold but noise goes away once fully warm . o2 sensor?
Hi there. Thanks for writing in to YourMechanic.com about your issues the Toyota is experiencing. It is possible that you have two, independent problems that are causing two unique symptoms; the random misfire and the fuel economy issue. Although faulty...
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Misfiring
Hello and thanks for writing in. Unhooking one ignition coil will not cause all other cylinders to misfire, but will rather only cause that particular cylinder to misfire as it is not receiving any power from the ignition module causing...
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Battery light
Hi There, It sounds like you may have a charging problem that may be a result of a faulty alternator or voltage regulator. You may have a failing voltage regulator that could be allowing the alternator to supply too much...
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Need to locate the oil filter on a 2001 Oldsmobile Silhouette
Hi there. Although this video is for an Alero, the motor on your Silhouette is identical. You can watch the video to see where the filter is located and how to remove.
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My 740il is knocking
Hi there. An engine knocking issue often occurs when the fuel and air mixture is incorrect, which causes the fuel to burn in uneven pockets rather than uniform bursts. Left untreated, it can cause damage to the piston and cylinder...
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I have a 2001 Pontiac grand am. A week ago I got an oil change as usual. Yesterday the change oil light came on. Is this bad?
Hello there. Usually when the oil change warning light is illuminated on the dash after an oil change, it's just a simple glitch in the ECU and not an indication of a major problem. However, there are some instances where...
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Hi I have an 2001 Infiniti i30 and when I put it in drive it starts to shake and when I start driving it starts shaking and rumbl
Hi there. There are many sources that cause vibration, and if a single component designed to dampen that fails, you’ll feel it. Motor mounts, transmission mounts, suspension bushings are just a few of the things that are designed to minimize...
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I'm buying my first car and I have a choice of a 2001 Chevy Malibu no issues clean title with 150k miles for $1450 or I Have a 200
The two cars you are referring to are so mechanically similar that there is no meaningful distinction, going forward, as to cost of repair or expected remaining service life. Rather, the costs you may experience will depend on the as...
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I had a transmission put in three weeks ago. Car starts then shuts off killing battery aswell. Fuel pump & filter was changed too
Hi Dominique. The best thing about YourMechanic.com's professional mobile mechanics is that they come to you and take care of your car's issues on your schedule. Based on what you've listed above, the best way to begin to diagnose why...
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Found nipple with no hose; where does it go, size?
This is the air vent for the for the transmission. It is hooked up to the vent of the transmission and will be open on the other end.
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I have a 2002 Ford Escape 3.0L V-6. I just bought this vehicle a few weeks ago and i do not know what oil they have ran in it, 5w-
Your vehicle requires 5W-20 engine oil. If you suspect that the wrong viscosity is currently in use, YourMechanic can [change the oil and filter]https://www.yourmechanic.com/services/change-oil-and-filter). Oil pressure can be verified using an external gauge. If the measured oil pressure does meet...

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