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The motor is shaking, loss of power and shift ruff
Hi There, The misfire may be a result of many different things and may be possibly causing the issue with the transmission shifting improperly. The transmission control module is designed to control shifting at specific RPM points an if the...
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i have a qustion about a part swap on 2002 mazda protege
Hi there. Although it's something that sounds like fun, what you're requesting is not really a service we offer. The intent of our Question and Answer section is to answer basic and general automotive repair and maintenance suggestions based on...
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Strong smell of gas in my 2002 volvo v70. 161,000 miles
Hello there. Anytime you smell gasoline inside the cabin of a car, truck or SUV; it's typically an indicator of a fuel leak. This is a situation that should not be avoided, as although it might seem to be a...
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I went to check fluids on my 2002 Ford Taurus and got to the radiator overflow opened it and it has black like oil inside of it I 2002 Ford Taurus
Hello - check the oil pressure with an actual gauge. The oil pressure switch that controls that warning comes on when oil pressure drops to about 5 psi - a dangerously low pressure reading for your engines health. I also...
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My car stopped accelerating while driving and turned off.. lights and everything else would work but car wouldn't turn on 2002 Acura MDX
Hi there - there are 2 failures in particular that are likely candidates at your mileage level - a failed timing belt, and a fuel pump malfunction. If you don't hear the fuel pump run for a few seconds when...
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Starter noise
Hi There, It sounds like the starter may not be properly aligned resulting in the starter gear not properly aligning with the flywheel when you turn the key. As you know, when you turn the key and the starter solenoid...
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I have a 2002 ford focus 1.6 zetec it died when I was driving I have replace the coil pack and checked fuses and have no spark
Hi there. Sometimes when oil splatters under the hood, it can and often will cause damage to electrical harnesses and connections that control many ignition system components. The most common is the crankshaft position or cam position sensor. If these...
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Car overheating. Around town it's fine. At highway speeds, heater stops blowing cold, and car overheats
When the heater starts to blow cold, it could be that the coolant level is low, or it could be that the coolant is boiling and the heater core is full of steam. If there is a leak in the...
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Front Differential housing
Hi there. Unfortunately, we can't review pictures to diagnose a problem through this platform. However, in general, suspension bolts can brake rather easily when the vehicle is driven off-road. Although the automotive manufacturers build trucks and SUV's with 4WD, they...
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sway bar bushing replacement and motor mounts
Hi there. In order to supply you with an accurate estimate for theses services, we need you to request a price quote for the engine mount replacement; as we need to collect additional information about your car and location. Simply...
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Just had my transmission oil leak fixed and now my car is acting up, when I'm slowing down it starts to like stall n then it stops
Hi there. Typically a slipping transmission will not cause the engine to vibrate and shake while the vehicle is in gear and nearly stalling when you stop. This is typically caused by a fuel system component failure, such as a...
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2002 Nissan Sentra GXE is smoking out the tail pipe. I replace a knock sensor and the code for the knock sensor still pops up.
HI there. There are different symptoms that create smoke that emits from the tail pipe. Here is a description of the different smoke for you to check: Smoke Types Blue: Blue smoke is an indication that the engine...
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Why would my 4x4 high and low light flash three times when start up and driving in my 2002 Ford Explorer
Hello. Most of the time when this is occurring it is due to an electrical issue with the 4X4 system. I usually remove all of the connections at the transfer case and clean them and add dielectric grease. That may...
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Reverse polarity jumped car, interior electronic don't work
Reverse polarity, at the battery, in a 12 volt electrical system on a car can cause a variety of effects including damaging the alternator, diodes and the numerous microprocessors on a vehicle such as those in the powertrain control module...
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I had my motor put in a different Buick rendezvous now it has a high idle?
Unless the vehicle you placed it in was an exact interchange for the specific engine, the vehicle's PCM might not be compatible which will cause all sorts of anomalies. PCM's vary from year to year and are matched to the...
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Car will not move
Hello, thank you for writing in. While these issues are frustrating, it is best to take this kind of diagnosis step by step. The most common cause of these symptoms is low transmission fluid. The automatic transmission relies on the...
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can a 2006 automatic engine fit into a 2002 manual 325i?
I looked up the two applications. Those two engines use completely different castings for both the heads and the block and the flywheel (flex plate) is different as well which will make it incompatible with your transmission. If you search...
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Ford F-150 stalling out
The most common issues I've experienced on these trucks are vacuum leaks. Either the pcv hose that connects into the back of the throttle body will develop a hole, or the hoses that run from the exhaust manifold to the...
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I have a 2002 Tahoe. My horn is not working. Is there a video or instruction paper that shows how to open steering wheel cover?
Hi there. To remove the horn button and replace it in the steering column / steering wheel, perform the following steps: (1). Disconnect the battery before removing any electrical wiring on your vehicle. (2). Release the airbag by...

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