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I have a 2001 Lincoln LS and the spark plug on the number 8 cylinder is leaking getting oil on the spark plug what do you think th
Sometimes there can be oil on the spark plug threads but the plug itself is not fouled. If the firing end of the plug is OK (not fouled, and not covered with liquid oil and so forth), the cause of...
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Check engine light
Hi There, It sounds like you may have a potential misfire of some kind causing the motor to shake as you describe. When this happens, this creates a bit of a chain reaction as it relates to other components in...
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I have a 2001 Pontiac firebird, the interior lights flicker, In sequence with the headlights when the car is running, 24/7.
Hi Trent, It sounds like you may have a voltage regulator that may not be allowing the alternator to maintain a consistent charge. You may have a failing voltage regulator that could be allowing the alternator to supply too much...
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no engine light or codes, no blue or white smoke from tailpipe but smells like burning rubber, esp. when idle. whats wrong?
You should have your exhaust checked to see if you have something like a plastic bag stuck to the exhaust burning and causing smell. If not then check the engine for oil leaks to see if valve cover or oil...
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Hi scott my husband pulled my window fuse out and broke a prong what do i do so i can get that fuse back in there its a 2001 chrys
The first thing to do is to have a mechanic like one from YourMechanic to see if the damaged socket can be repaired or the entire fuse box needs to be replaced. In some cases it may be able to...
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My clock won't work on my 2001 Mitsubishi Eclipse
Hi There, Depending on the source of the clock's power, this may be related a faulty electrical connection to the clock. This may also be related to a short, a faulty gauge cluster or a faulty instrument cluster voltage regulator....
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I can only let my power windows down from the master switch on my 2001 toyota highlander
Hi there. What you are describing is most likely due to a damaged electrical relay, from the primary module to each door. It is also possible that you have an electrical problem that is creating a short within the system....
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Robert I removed the output vss from a 2001 cherokee there bolt is stuck in the old sensor it has 2 different diagonal thread patt
If you are replacing the sensor and the bolt is stuck in the old sensor, just simply buy a new bolt. It is standard metric hardware and is probably an 8 mm bolt with a 1.25 thread pitch but simply...
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U joint or I have to replace one should I replace them all
Hi There, It is certainly much easier to replace them all while you are under the vehicle as you can take advantage of having it all apart at one time rather than having to pull the drive line out another...
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I took my 2001saturn sc1 to brake masters and they said it would take 2hours but only took 30minutes they were replacing myacblowe
Hi Doree. Usually when a mechanic or shop provides you a time estimate for repairs, it's assuming the worst case scenario. However, it is possible to complete this type of repair in about 30 minutes, especially in a shop environment...
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Replace a power steering pump and the fluid boiling out the pump and still leaks.
Hi There, It is very uncommon for power steering fluid to boil. It may be more likely that the fluid may have air bubbles in it as a result of changing the power steering pump. Air bubbles in the system...
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If a timing chain isnt put on right can that stop the car from starting ?
Hello, thank you for writing in. You are correct. If the timing belt is broken, installed wrong, or the engine is off time for any reason, the vehicle may not start. If you have had recent repairs made to the...
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Okay I have a dodge neon 01 it won't shift in to reverse an it shifts really hard what could the problem be
It is possible that your transmission fluid level may be low. Low transmission fluid can cause transmissions to shift hard and act up. If the transmission fluid is full, check the condition of the fliuid. if the fluid is really...
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Went out to start my 2001 E 320 turned the key and there was a loud snapping noise like a short circuit. Now the instruments stil
Hi there. It's actually a problem with vehicles over 10 to 15 years of age in general. What typically occurs is that the ignition relay will be come damaged after years of continual wear and tear. This is most likely...
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Well I been having trouble with gas pedal when I try to push on gas it goes like it doesn't want to go so I push harder and it spe
Hello, thank you for writing in. The vehicle needs to be inspected for several issues. First, the gas pedal controls the air flow into the engine, and the computer matches the amount of air to the amount of fuel needed....
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Also my engine light comes on why
Hello, thank you for writing in. Yes, the warning light very likely has to do with any issues you are having with the vehicle. You need to have the vehicle scanned. Explained further, when the computers in the vehicle detect...
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car overheating
Hi there. There are two items not listed on your list of items changed or serviced that may be the source of your overheating problem. If there was an obstruction in the heater core, it can create an overheating problem...
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Gas isn't getting to engine after changing filter and tank
Hi there. One of the more common issues that leads to this type of problem after this repair is not having a good ground wire connection to the fuel pump. This causes restricted flow of fuel and can even disable...
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Hi when I drive my truck for a while and stop at the store or something and restart my truck it reads hotter than it should
Hi there. In general, worn out coolant tubes, or a radiator with worn out radiator coils and fins are the root sources of an engine that is running hotter than it should. This problem can also be caused by a...
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I have a ford Taurus wagon ,2001,I replaced all the breaks,calipers, caliper brackets, and fule linene on both front tires i e
Hi there. Honestly, the noise you are hearing could be caused by both a steering rack or pinion gear that is damaged, stabilizer bar bushings or sway bar bushings worn out or the CV joint itself as you indicated above....

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