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Transmission failsafe program
When you get the transmission fail safe warning, it means the transmission controller has detected a fault in the transmission or in the various sensors that it reads. The controller can adapt to a certain amount of wear and tear...
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My new key won't start my car.
It is very likely that there is some sort of programming that is necessary to be done on the key in order to get it to start the vehicle. This is perhaps a procedure that the associate you spoke with...
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P0011 trouble code and there is a loud noise behind the engine.
Hi there. The code P0011 is stored for the camshaft position sensor is not registering to the computer. Check the camshaft position sensor and see if its working and plugged in. It is possible that the sensor has failed and...
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Fuel pump is not priming.
Hi there. The fuel pump could have failed due to crystallization of the fuel if there is too much water in the fuel). I recommend putting a treatment of water separator in the fuel tank and let it sit for...
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Car shutting off
It is possible that you could be having an issue with your alternator. If your alternator is not functioning properly, all the electronics in your vehicle will run off the battery. If this happens, the battery will eventually die. I...
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The riel light comin on the right side of the dashboard of my 2001 ford tacrus
Hi there. Most of the time, a gas pump or gas cap warning light is an indicator that your fuel level is dangerously low, or that a problem has been detected with the EVAP system. The EVAP system is designed...
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Confused about the type of belts in my car's engine
Your vehicle has three separate belts: One belt drives the generator and water pump; One drives the power steering pump and the air conditioner compressor; The third belt is the timing belt. Given that your vehicle is 16 years old,...
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My 2001 Aurora won't start or turn over at all. All lights headlights come on so it can't be a dead battery. What is it?
The engine immobilizer (security) system is probably active, possibly due to a defective chip key. Once the immobilizer system is "on" you won't be able to start the car. A reported temporary fix is to insert the ignition key and...
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I just changed oil and I drove less than 200 miles and the dip stik show low oil levels
You may have not filled the oil completely after the oil change and the oil filter was filled. You need to make sure the oil is full by starting and running the engine for a minute after oil change and...
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High idle when started
Hi There, As a general rule, car engines do not like cold weather and do not do operate as well in cold weather. When you start your car in the morning and turn the key to on, the coolant temperature...
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i just changed oil and i drove less than 200 miles and the dip stik show low oil levels and there is no oil leak My car has 135000
Hi there. How much oil did you put in during the oil change? What is the specification? How do you know that there is no oil leak? The engine may have a leak that simply has not dripped and provided...
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I am finding it hard to believe that I am getting quoted $460 ford a rear bundle rear section evap system hose.
A problem, in your circumstance, is if you let you the check engine light stay illuminated, by failing to address this EVAP leak, you will not in the future get notice of new issues if they arise. Fault codes will...
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Stalling
Hi There, It sounds like you may have a dirty or failing idle air control valve causing your engine idle to fluctuate and eventually stall. The idle air control valve is a small valve on the engine's intake system that...
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I have a 2001 Hyundai Tiburon. I can't get it started. It has gas, new starter and lights come on when I try to start it so it's n
If the starter motor is turning the engine over rapidly, at sufficient RPM, but the engine does not catch and run, that means that there is an ignition, fuel or air induction fault in the engine that will have to...
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No preasure release when removing gas cap.
Hello, Your car has a system that works to remove fumes and pressure from the fuel tank that is called the evaporative emissions system. The EVAP system prevents fuel vapors from the fuel tank from escaping into the atmosphere. The...
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My truck wont start, no click, new battery.
Hi There, It sounds like you may have a faulty connection or potentially a faulty starter relay not allowing power to be sent to the starter solenoid. The starter relay directs power from the battery to the starter solenoid which...
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Acceleration trouble.
Hello, It sounds like the vehicle responds adversely to various loads being put on it such as sitting at the stop light and being put into gear. Both of these situations cause a load to be put on the motor...
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Smelling gas and bad gas mileage
There are a number of things that can cause poor fuel mileage. A faulty camshaft position sensor is one of them. The camshaft position sensor is a magnetic sensor that monitors camshaft speed to regulate ignition timing and fuel injection...
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Red battery light on temp gauge red white smoke or steam from under hood
Hi there. It sounds like the drive belt broke and now the vehicle has overheated. It definitely needs to be inspected to determine the extent of the damage. I suggest having a qualified technician perform an inspection to avoid replacing...
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When put into gear car revs up then lurches forward then stops it keeps doing it
The problem is going to be in the forward running clutch pact is not engaging until pressure is high. You will need to have transmission rebuilt to repair the transmission. You can rebuild the one you have or replace with...

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