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It bearly wanted to start up then I drove it for some minutes and it sounded nasty and turned off and didn't want to start
If the check engine light is on, the first thing to do is download any OBD-II trouble codes that have been stored and examine those codes for diagnostic clues. If the engine cranks at adequate RPM, be sure there is...
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loud banging and clunking noise from rear driverside wheel consistently and worsens with turns. can feel the this through the seat
The noise could be suspension, wheel bearing, or axle/differential related if you have all wheel drive. All of those possibilities have to be examined to pinpoint the origin of the noise. If you request a vehicle noise diagnostic, the responding...
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1pg warning light on my 2003 dodge durango what does it mean
Hi there. Unfortunately, we're not quite clear as to what warning light you are referring to with this question. Inside your owner manual in the glove box should be a section that talks about warning lights and will provide the...
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Car overheating
Hi there. It's quite possible that the water pump may have been damaged, but another cooling system issue exists to create the overheating problem. Some of the most common issues is that engine sludge and debris inside the coolant hoses...
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Car has a stiff steering with service engine soon on dashbard and makes noise when your driving it
Hi there. The service engine soon light is illuminated when recommended service is due. This could be related to your power steering issue, but it's likely due to another service that needs to be completed. The power steering issue is...
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How many hours does it take to change spark plough in a 03 Tiburon
The book time is 2.6 hours to replace 6 spark plugs. This does not include replacing plug wires or coil if needed. Also does not include diagnosis.
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My car wont start; haven't oil change in 6,000 miles. Is that the problem?
Just because you have not had the oil changed it would not cause no start unless you let it run out of oil and seized the motor. You should turn the crankshaft by hand to see if engine turns and...
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Light coming on-does rear brake pads replace resolve? Steering wheel also off center
The VDC and slip light often times indicate that the vehicle may be getting low on brake fluid. This may suggest that your brake pads are worn and due to be replaced or that you have a leak somewhere in...
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Steering is Stiff
The power steering fluid may have been overfilled and fluid is getting on the power steering belt causing it to slip. Check belt to see if it is wet with fluid? If it is then check power steering fluid to...
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My engine locked but my question is can I swap a 5.7 hemi engine 2010 on my 2003 Ram??
Hi there. In regards to the compatibility, the engine itself should fit the motor mounts and the existing transmission. Where you'll have issues is with the electronics and fuel system. You might want to consult with a Dodge specialist to...
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I have a 2003 Chevy Tahoe and it's making like a weird whining noise
It sounds like your vehicle may be a bit low on transmission fluid or you may potentially have a bad transmission control solenoid. As you know, the transmission works on hydraulic pressure built up from the fluid inside and uses...
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Parking brake isnt working
You can try to press down on the brake and operate the parking brake handle several times up and down to see if the handle adjusts. If it does not adjust then you will need to check parking brakes adjusters...
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I had a tapping on 03 tundra v8 it then stopped allowing me to go while engine ran no more tap. shuth it off-turns but no crank ba
Hi Dillon. It's quite possible that the tapping you were hearing is due to a timing chain that is damaged or loose. It's also possible that the input shaft of the transmission is misaligned, or even the flywheel or other...
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Installed power steering belt like you tube says to do in & looks in tact but still not working
Hi Margarita. Unfortunately, YouTube.com videos are not always the best instructions for completing mechanical service. There are more than 20 individual steps involved in replacing the power steering belt, that need to be followed in order to ensure the replacement...
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I just put a junkyard transmission in my truck when I pulled the dipstick out before starting it it doesn't register should the fl
You said your vehicle has a manual transmission but I think you meant to say automatic transmission. You should make sure your transmission is filled before you start it with one quart at a time until you see some indication...
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We just replaced our 2003 ford expedition pcv valve and now its leaking coolant , can yu please explain to me what it is i can do?
Hi Toy. Quite often when the PCV valve is replaced, it will leak coolant due to one of two reasons. First if an aftermarket replacement valve is used, it's possible the part is the wrong one for your vehicle or...
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went to start my car but it sounded like a backfire so it wont start and its cranks really so and backfiring out of throttle body.
Hi Johny. Backfiring is the process of a spark plug, or multiple spark plugs, igniting the fuel in their cylinder out of turn, in a part of the combustion process where the exhaust valve is open on that cylinder. This...
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Trying to find the vent canister solenoid on 2003 Mercedes e320 PLEASE
This solenoid is typically located near the fuel tank in most vehicles. To be sure I would recommend looking at a diagram of the fuel system provided by Mitchell Pro Demand or All Data. This can also be accomplished by...
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I have a 2003 Mercedes E3 20 I have change the front signal blinker bulb and it's housing but still it's not flashing is this a co
Hello, thank you for writing in. If just one turn signal is out, you want to look at the electrical wiring going to the bulb's outlet. Make sure when the turn signal is turned on, that you are receiving the...
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2003 altima will not start after replacing CPS, checking spark and replacing fuel pump
Whether the fuel pump is new or old, the pressure has to be tested on the fuel rail to be sure the pump, and other fuel system components such as the filter, regulator, etc., are actually working. If the fuel...

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