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Filler neck
The filler neck for the fuel tank is bolted to the body, near the bottom of the filler neck assembly. To access the bolt, you will have to remove a plastic access panel. The filler neck is retained, as well,...
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Everything stopped working in my car - 2001 BMW 316ti
Hello - I suspect the wiring modifications necessary to add the nav system either overloaded a circuit, or somehow damaged something BMW calls the "lighting control module". The LCM as it is called, does all the power control switching for...
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Hi i have a 2001 kia rio with about 130xxx give or take a few as im gping down the road sometimes it misses then goes down rd smoo
Hello - the oil on the plugs and plug wires is probably from a leaking valve cover. Oil on the spark plug boot (end of the plug wire) or the outside of the plug can cause a misfire - the...
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Gas tank implodes/ won't fill.
Your fuel tank is going into a vacuum when the engine is running. The vacuum condition is causing the fuel tank to collapse and the gas cap is supposed to let in fresh air from the outside to keep the...
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4WD is stuck in low range - 2001 Toyota Land Cruiser
Hi there, your 4WD problem is likely caused by bad linkage to the transfer case, or a bad transfer case shift actuator. Unfortunately, this is not a repair YourMechanic is able to offer at this time. Check with a local...
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How much to change timing belt and water pump plus valve cover gasket clean replace also other belts spark plugs oil change
Sent to CS for billing question on replacement parts and for a comparison of another shop.
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coolant gasket leak
Hi there: It really depends on which coolant gasket to which you're referring. We'll need to know a bit more information about what exactly needs to be replaced, so we can give you an accurate quote. Or you can save...
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Transmission went
It would be difficult to say whether or not anyone did anything to cause your transmission to fail, without anything to base a conclusion on either way. It could just be a matter of coincidence. The transmission may have failed...
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Does not idle when cold
When the engine is cold the engine needs to add more fuel to the engine. If the fuel injectors are dirty or you have carbon build up on the valves then this can cause the running problems. I recommend having...
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When driving uphill the vehicle looses most of power,only goes 25 miles per hour,then shakes when restarting
Lack of power and shaking can be caused by a number of components. Misfiring can reduce power and cause shakes. Misfires can be ignition related like from bad spark plugs or ignition coils. Also from sensors such as the crankshaft...
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Antifreeze leaks under van and under hood
If there is a significant leak, the concern of course is that the engine may overheat while you are out on the road and that will cause engine damage. Also, even if a small leak exists now, it could unpredictably...
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I have replace the fuel injectors and now i have a p0200 code aswell a p0300 code. What can it possibly be
Hi there: The P0200 OBD-II code indicates that the engine control module (ECM) has detected a malfunction in the fuel injector circuit. The fuel injector circuit controls the fuel injectors and commands how much fuel and when to spray the...
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Loud squeaky noise and bad wobbles
A squeaking noise from brake pads, right after installation, is sometimes due to a high metallic content in a low cost aftermarket pad. The safest thing always is to use OEM specified brake pads, on OEM rotors, because the vehicle...
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Water leaking from sunroof
Hi there: Overtime, even the best sunroof's can wear out and cause water leakage. This happens typically when the seals between the sliding glass and the car's roof begin to crack due to sun or simple exposure to the elements....
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I have a 2001 Jetta Volkswagen and I want to start it one day the car will turn on but won't start what could the problem be ?
Hello. Does the engine attempt to fire up and start at all? If not the starter is not working, or is not receiving enough power. The starter can be removed and bench tested, however these tests can be false. They...
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Heating/cooling system blowing cold/warm air when it should be warm/hot air
This suggests you may have a clogged heater core. As you know, the heater core circulates warm coolant through it that is used to blow the warm air into the cab via the blower motor. The other possibility may be...
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Does not idle well.
You may have a dirty or failing idle air control valve. The idle air control valve reads the air intake as it is mixed with fuel prior to being injected into the engine at low speeds and at idle. Since...
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Part fell in engine are
Typically, a magnet is used for retrieval. There are commercial retrieval tools, for example sold at Sears or Autozone. However, if you have a compact, powerful magnet at home, you can take a piece of long wire (12 or 14...
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Clicking sound when turning over.
it sounds like your starter solenoid may be failing. The starter solenoid is located on the starter and has internal electrical contacts that transmit electricity to the starter. When this fails, it may cause a clicking sound and will not...
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I've gone through 3 batteries in the last year
There is a lot of poor quality batteries on the market now that have only 12 or 24 month warranties on them. These batteries may last a year or two if you are lucky. If you continue having problems with...

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