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Engine is misfiring and the service engine soon light is on.
Hi there. If the engine is misfiring you would need to check the spark plugs and fuel injectors to see what is not working. If the spark plug has no spark, then check the spark plug wire for spark by-passing...
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Security light flashing. No crank no start. After truck sits with battery disconnected,the truck will start and run. Is it the BCM
Typically when the battery has been disconnected for an extended period and is replaced, an error code will be triggered in the ECU of the vehicle and disable the ignition system. This is done as a security feature; but tends...
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Abs problem 2002 BMW 320i
Hello - I think you may have a problem with one of the high-pressure valves or the control circuit for the left, rear wheel. Your symptoms suggest that the ABS pump works fine, but is unable to pressurize and pressure-modulate...
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Driving and the lights on dash go dim and service light comes on and abs then also stopped in another time driving car would not g
Hello, thank you for writing in. It sounds like you are having multiple electrical issues pertaining to several different systems. When this is the case you will want to check into the charging system first. This means the alternator and...
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Car won't go into gear. 2002 Audi A4 Quattro
Hi there - Your symptoms describe the behavior to expect when your clutch hydraulics go out (clutch master and clutch slave cylinders). Check your clutch fluid level - it may be low. If the fluid level is low, this usually...
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Cooling Fans
The cooling fans are controlled by the computer for the engine using the fan control module. If both of the cooling fans come on when the a/c is on then the problem is going to be in the signal from...
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my car is almost dying and at 40mph wont go over 2000rpms sometimes under that.
Hi there. After reviewing your question, it is quite possible that you have an oil circulation or lubrication problem; possibly caused by an obstruction in the oil lines, faulty oil pump or too much debris (sludge) in the motor. When...
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windshield wipers won't shut off
If the wipers are still functioning even after you have used the switch to command them off, that means the switch supplying power is fused shut and/or the circuit is being powered when it is not supposed to be due...
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Fire under passenger side dash fried, melted circuits.
If your electrical system has been fire damaged, it will be very difficult to restore back to functional condition. Harnesses are usually available at your local dealership. However, condsidering that the vehicle is a 2002 model year, it may be...
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How long does it take to change oil pan & gaskets?
Hi there. The oil pan gasket could take from 1.75 to 2.50 hours depending on the technician that is working on the vehicle. If you are not a mechanic and are wanting to change the oil pan gasket and have...
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My engine is overheating.
Hi there. Check the condition of the coolant and see if its full and new. I recommend putting a new radiator cap on and putting in a new thermostat. Once a thermostat is introduced to the atmosphere after being submerged...
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I'm rebuilding my engine.
Depending on what you plan on doing with your vehicle for off road will determine what ratio you want. If you plan on going slow and rock climbing, then I recommend putting in a 4:56 gear ratio. If you plan...
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Where can I find a mechanic in Central/Northern Ohio to work on our car? Has blown head gasket
Hello. We may have a technician in Northern Ohio capable of such repair. I will reach out to customer service and they will contact you regarding the pricing and availabilty of a technician who will repair your vehicle in your...
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Brake Booster
Hi Laura, It sounds like you may have a bad brake booster. The reason the brakes work when the car is not running is that the vacuum The brake booster is a mechanism that uses vacuum pressure to take...
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Car keeps dying
Hello. We will be happy to assist you. To find the cause of your drain a parasitic draw test must be performed. A parasitic draw test is performed by disconnecting the negative terminal of the battery and hooking a multimeter...
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Brake Warning Lamp still on
Typically a warning light needs to be cleared by a digital scanner completed by a professional mechanic if a repair has been made. Based on what you said our mechanic completed; there were no repairs. The brake light issue could...
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Possible problem with steering rack?
Hello. I would recommend that you have your power steering and suspension system inspected by technician. It is likely the power steering pump going bad that is making your steering wheel hard to turn, or could be something as simple...
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VSA Light still coming on after replacing the brakes.
Check the brake fluid in the master cylinder reservoir and see if its low. If the fluid is low then top it off with Dot 3 brake fluid and see if the light goes out. If the brake fluid is...
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Permanently stuck in 4th gear after a flood.
Check the transmission shifter switch / sensor on the shifter of the transmission. It is possible that the shifter has been shorted out due to the water in the car. Check the transmission fluid to make sure that it is...
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Gas pump continually shuts off on winter blend
Hi there. This is very odd and to be quite honest, has us stumped. Winter fuel blends are typically less refined or oxygenated to help fuel burn in colder weather climates. However, even under the best conditions, only about 80%...

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