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I have a 2002 chevy s10 pickup and while im driving 60mph my rpm will go up to 3000 and the engine will tev but the mph stays the
Hi Mari. Thanks for sending your question to us today. In most cases, a lack of acceleration like you're describing is due to the transmission slipping. Sometimes this is due to dirty transmission fluid while in other cases, it's a...
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Throttle body coolant out line
Hi Dakota. Thanks for sending your question to us tonight. Unfortunately, we can't upload files to this platform to provide you with a diagram. Your best option is to purchase a service and repair manual for your 2002 Ford F-150,...
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Hoses connected to throttle body
Any hoses that would connect to a throttle body are either going to be for coolant or vacuum. In order to determine where the hoses go from the throttle body, I would recommend following them with a flashlight and or...
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Acura 2002 rl p0303 no spark
The coil in your application has a power wire, a ground wire, and a PCM pulse command wire (5 volt pulse) that operates the coil’s internal switching transistor. Although you may have measured battery voltage on the power wire (Blk/Yel),...
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After replacing the ECM in a 2002 Mercury Mountaineer what will be the reason for it not to fire or start
On cars built after the late 1990's, replacing an ECU is a much bigger deal than just plugging in a new box. The ECU has to recognize the serial number of the car and the other modules in the car....
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New battery alternator and starter car ran for an hour then stalled and won't crank back up battery is dead
The term "short circuit" is probably the most overused term in technology, but I think it might apply in your case. It sounds like there is some connection or device that is shorting you battery and charging system to ground...
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Hello my gears shift on my 2002 Volkswagen Jetta and it sounds terrible. what does that mean exactly ?
Hi Dyani. Thanks for contacting us today. It really depends on what type of noise is being produced when shifting which will determine the root source or cause of the noise. If it's a grinding noise when your automatic transmission...
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Why won't my car start?
Hi Ester. Thanks for contacting us today. The first step in diagnosing a problem like you've described is typically tracing and verifying electrical connections that engage the starter. This would begin with the car battery, followed by ground wire connections...
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Hello i have a 325i bmw 2002 it is overheating i had a milky substance in my oil i recently put blue devil head gasket repair
Hi Deshawnda. Thanks for contacting us today. Although some "mechanics" recommend using a liquid head gasket sealer, the truth is that 80% of the time - it doesn't completely do the job - or it causes additional problems. These sealers...
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I have an 2002 Infiniti i35 which had a code reading “P0301” for bad coil
You will need to have the number one cylinder injector tested to see if it is getting signal from computer and cylinder compression to see if it has an internal engine problem. Then if these are okay then will need...
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My car is reading a code die evaporative emission system leak. But when I accelerate to 70 it will not speed up
The flashing check engine light signifies misfiring and the engine fault(s) causing the misfiring are probably related to the loss of power you are describing. Misfiring is potentially very damaging and so you should drive at a lower speed to...
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After changing many parts for maintenance recommended by my mechanic, car has a bad vibration when accelerating
Hi Paul. Thanks for sending the question tonight. To be honest, when wholesale replacement jobs like you've described are completed, multiple issues can be missed, incorrectly installed or even have compatibility issues that can lead to a vibration. If you...
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2002 vw jetta. Had a grinding noise rear back tire. Now when trying to reverse the back end highers but won't move
You may have been running brakes metal to metal and now that it has worn into the brake pad metal backing it may have come out of the bracket and binds up the brakes. You will need to raise car...
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Crankshaft and camshaft position sensor circuit malfunction
The 335 and 340 codes are for crankshaft and camshaft circuits. This could be bad sensors, or it could be an issue in the wiring to the sensors. The 421 is for a catalyst performance. It can come up because...
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Code po401 replaced everthing
P0401 will often set if the passageway from the EGR valve to the intake is blocked with carbon. If you did not clear that passageway when replacing the EGR valve that is the most likely cause for the code. To...
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After doing a head gasket on a 2002 3.9 Dakota, how long will it take after starting it will it take to start to run normally?
Unless your repair involved replacement or modification of engine controls, such as the IAC valve or throttle position sensor, the instant you start the truck after replacing just a, or both, head gaskets, the engine should operate normally. If the...
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While driving, car power steering stopped working. It got tight. Brakes,gas stopped working. 4 way flashers lights started blinkin
This is an electrical malfunction and is what is referred to as a "global" malfunction. That means a principal circuit, or circuits, was interrupted obviously on an intermittent basis. Battery terminal corrosion is possibly implicated at least as a contributing...
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Traction Control light cuts on and off and my car will not accelerate over 40mph
If the traction control light has come on, there may be stored trouble codes and those codes will help resolve this. The loss of power you are experiencing may just be coincidental to the rear brake work. If the rear...
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I have a 02 Toyota Camry 2.4L auto trans that won't shift into 4 & OD
Hi Renee. Thanks for contacting us today. The Shifter Position Switch and Neutral Safety Switch are one in the same, but I don't think that's the source of this type of problem. Typically when that component fails, it causes all...

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