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Good day, checking to see if this is still an active forum prior to getting into details about my mom's 2003 Grand Marquis. T
Hello, thank you for writing in. Yes, this is an active system with technician's standing by. It is however not a forum style system, in that you will not be able to reply directly to this response. To get more...
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Car vibrates at Idle when AC is turned on
Hi there. Typically when the AC compressor is cycling, it will draw more power from the engine, which might make an existing rough idling engine "feel" worse. This could be caused by fuel system components like mass air flow sensor,...
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2003 g35 fault codes, p1212 p1610 p1612 u1001. Car turns on runs at idle when dies
Hi there. It looks like you've got quite a few Infinity specific trouble codes that might point to the source of your start then shut off problem. The one that is troubling and confusing is the P1612 code, which indicates...
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Can 1 man replace a fuel pump and sending unit, clean out sludge and particles from fuel tank in about 1 hour? Think I was scammed
To drop the fuel tank on your model, and immediately re-install the tank (without any cleaning or service) would require about 2 to 3 hours in total for an experienced professional if a lift is available. The fuel pump itself...
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03 buick century p1810 code and wont shift into 3rd gear, transmission has been replaced
Hi there. The major problem with ECU's is that they don't forget stored codes unless instructed to do so. This means that if you were getting this error code; which might be something wrong with the transmission control valve for...
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Random Misfire on Nissan Sentra
There are at least two recalls of the 2003 Sentra involving engine management issues. Consequently, you should first check your VIN at the NHTSA website to see if your vehicle is affected by any recalls. Carefully check the EGR system....
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I have a Lincoln LS 2003 3.9, changed the thermostat and O-ring, bled the system until steady flow came out. Now it's leaking from
If the thermostat housing is leaking after you replaced the thermostat then you either did not seat the thermostat correctly or the housing is cracked. Remove the housing to check for cracks.
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Car won't start
Hi there. Although the voltage looks good on the battery, the unknown is the cold cranking amps; which is what is important asset of the battery for start up. If the AC was serviced yesterday, the battery cables would have...
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My 2003 buick century will not shift out of 1st gear and speedometer doesnt work. Can you send a machanic
Hi there. You can request to have one of our mobile mechanics come to your location and complete a car is hard to shift inspection to determine what is causing this problem by clicking this link. It is possible that...
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Leaking coolant and white smoke from radiator cap
Hi there. A blown head gasket is typically the result of an overheating situation, not the cause. So, if your engine has been overheating recently, it's possible that engine damage has occurred. However, it is more likely that the radiator...
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mazda mpv blowing very hot air after water pump replacement.Both lower &upper hoese are hot. I this 1. Air pocket 2.thermostat fa
A scan tool should be used to confirm the actual temperature. If it is higher than 220 degrees, then it is running hot. If it is running hot, and that did not occur prior to the pump replacement, there could...
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Slow accelaration
Hi there. When you hear a loud air noise that is accompanied by lack of acceleration, it's typically caused by either a vacuum leak or exhaust leak. The vacuum leak will be due to a vacuum hose that is split...
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Need a quote on fixing broken valves in engine.
Hi there. Unfortunately, cylinder head rebuilding is not a service we offer at YourMechanic.com. So we would be unable to offer a price estimate for the services you are needing.
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How many transmission mounts are there in an sl55 amg and are they the same mounts as the front engine mounts?
Sometimes the way they are labeled is confusing. In a car like yours, where the engine is mounted front to rear, there are three mounts. The two in the front on either side usually look similar to each other, but...
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engine has developed a high pitched whine sound
Hi there. Usually a high pitched sound as you are describing is caused by a bearing, pulley or belt that is worn out. Since there are multiple possible sources under the hood of your vehicle that could cause this noise,...
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Code P0304 (spark plug and COP already replaced - reset code and still have a miss on 4 cylinder.
If the fault is now pinned down to one cylinder, a possibility is a faulty fuel injector. Faults can be of various sorts: injector leaks, the injector driver in the ECM, the injector itself in terms of the electrical solenoid/circuit....
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My A/C belt is leaking and I want to know if I have to recharge it.
Hi there. When a leak is found, they need to replace the damaged hose or connection and "RECHARGE" the system, so that the correct amount of pressure is maintained in the AC system. The price they quoted is about average...
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Air conditioner wasnt blowing cold air, added freon, got used compressor worked 1 day. Now its not blowing at all.
There are quite a few things that can go wrong with the A/C system and so the best thing to do is request an air conditioning system inspection. The responding certified mechanic will come to your location, pinpoint the fault...
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Hello replaced bent exhaust valve on 03 bmw 745li reassembled everything now car cranks but wont start only pending code po365
Hi there. Essentially, the P0365 code means that there has been a lack of voltage detected from the camshaft position sensor B in bank 1 by the PCM within a few seconds of the engine starting. The camshaft position sensor...

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