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Camber is having a large offset
Hello, thank you for writing in. The majority of the issues with driving on excessive camber stem around excessive wear to steering and suspension issues. If something is failing, and you continue to drive on it, you always risk having...
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My car wont crank. I have just replaced the starter and all it does still is just click.
Hi There, Generally a clicking sound when turning the key is a result of a weak battery or a faulty starter solenoid. The starter solenoid is located on the starter and has internal electrical contacts that transmit electricity to the...
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Engine revs when I turn it on and doesn't go back down.
This may be a sign of a vacuum leak. High idle speed, stalling and hissing sounds are common signs of a vacuum leak. When a vacuum leak is present in an engine, this causes an excessive imbalance in the air/fuel...
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How to adjust the autolamp delay duration on a 2003 Ford Explorer (not equipped with the setup button)
Hello. The auto lamp delay is changed by the button on the rear view mirror. This button allows you to change the delay function. If you do not have the button on your vehicle then it cannot be changed manually....
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How would I go about fixing my turbo that is smoking on my 2003 Saab 9-3
Hello. If you have oil leaking on the turbo then the leak needs to be located. Most of the time on this vehicle the issue is the turbo itself. When the turbo has an internal seal that fails you will...
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Speaking noise in steering wheel
If you are hearing this sort of noise when you are turning the steering wheel and it does not sound the same as the previous power steering noises that you were hearing, the most likely cause is a dried out...
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Accent question
There is a code stamped into the block. The four digit number on the block, for the vehicle you have described, should be either G4EA, or G4ED. The G4EA designation is for the 1.5 liter engine, and the G4ED is...
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Injectors not spraying h
I would first recommend to have your fuel pressure tested by a qualified professional to determine if the fuel pump and fuel filter are working properly. Once these parts have been eliminated from the list, the fuel pressure regulator is...
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No fuel flow from tank
It sounds like you may have a faulty fuel pump or a bad fuel pump relay. The relay wires should have ground on two wires, power on one wire and switched power on another wire. To activate the fuel pump...
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Tapping sound
Hello there, many components will cause a tapping noise with your 2003 Cadillac DeVille. The most common cause of a tapping noise is the fuel injectors. Injectors tap when they open and close and this is a normal operation. If...
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Car leans on rear passenger side
I beleive that this vehicle has air suspension on all four wheels. If your vehicle is sagging on only one corner of the vehicle, it is likely that the air strut on that particular corner has a leak. The air...
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Would a coolant temperature sensor cause the car not to start
A coolant sensor is capable to give a temperature feedback from neg 40 degrees to above 280 degrees. If the sensor is reading too high of temperature when compared to the ambient air temperature sensor when first started then the...
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Front weels will not turn after hitting curb
As with any accident that damages the steering control, you will need to not try and drive the vehicle until you have the vehicle fully inspected to see why you lost steering control. You may have broken the tie rods...
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Engine has a misfire
There are a number of things that can cause poor fuel mileage, which may also cause it to misfire. A faulty camshaft position sensor is one of them. The camshaft position sensor is a magnetic sensor that monitors camshaft speed...
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Car jerking when idle or acceleration
Hello, It sounds like you may have a problem with your Evaporative emissions control system. Your car has a small purge valve called a purge solenoid that controls the venting of fumes from the fuel tank as these fumes build...
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Car not starting
Hi There, It sounds like you may have a weak battery that is not turning the motor over sufficiently to start the motor. When the battery is weak, it is common for it to produce the rapid clicking sound as...
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Doesn't pick up speed
Hi There, There are a number of things that may cause the car to hesitate when accelerating such as low fuel pressure, a dirty or faulty mass air flow sensor, clogged or dirty fuel injectors, a faulty throttle position sensor...
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What's wrong? How much will it cost to fix approximately?
The lights you have on and the vehicle not moving may be a major transmission or shift linkage and brake system failures. The costs of the repair would not be able to be determined without a full diagnosis. To get...
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Rapid clicking
Any time you get a rapid clicking at the starter is usually a low voltage condition at the battery. You need to monitor the voltage to the starter to see if the voltage to the starter main cable is above...
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A mechanic at sears auto center told me I had a oil pan leak. But i have not seen any oil leak from under my car. He recommende
Oil leaks should be repaired because leaking oil can damage external engine components such as rubber motor mounts. If you want the source of the oil leak identified and the repair estimated, simply request an oil leak diagnostic. Your vehicle...

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