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When I first start my car it makes a loud rattling noise and it continues untill I have been driving for about 10 minutes
It is possible that you can have a loose exhaust heat shield causing this rattling sound. I would recommend having your vehicle inspected by a qualified professional to check the brakes, steering, suspension, and engine bay to determine if any...
Brake and jerk
Hi Karthik. Thanks for contacting us tonight. Sometimes this type of issue is caused by a brake master cylinder issue, sending too much brake fluid to the calipers. This can cause a rubbing sensation and create a vibration to occur....
I have a 2003 Ford Expedition 4.6 motor and my battery light will not go away, I have a new battery and alternator.
It sounds like you may have a failing voltage regulator. When the voltage regulator is not working properly, this may result in the alternator allowing too much power to be delivered to the battery resulting in damaging wires and prematurely...
Vehicle lost power when driving then wouldnt start
I would suggest having the alternator checked to determine if it is receiving the proper amount of voltage from something called the voltage regulator. The voltage regulator regulates the charging voltage that the alternator produces, keeping it between 13.5 and...
High rpm at low speeds first 5-10 minutes of driving
There are some engine controls that affect transmission shift points, such as the throttle position sensor. Those have to be ruled out. If it does turn out to be a transmission issue, check the fluid level and condition. Beyond simple...
Car idle really low, below 250 rpm.
It sounds like you may have a dirty or failing idle air control valve causing your engine idle to fluctuate. The idle air control valve is a small valve on the engine's intake system that reads the air intake as...
Would you come out and diagnosis a car if I don't know the exact problem
Part of the service YourMechanic provides is diagnostic related services as we understand that often times the symptoms you are describing may not be clear and you may not know what may be wrong with the vehicle. This may be...
Car Stalls when warm.
If you have not replaced the fuel pump module then this will be the most common cause of the vehicle stalling when hot.
What does it mean when your gears won’t shift out of park on a 2003 Honda Accord
Check to see if the brake lights work. If the lights don't come on, it's likely the brake light switch has failed. The switch is usually electrically linked to an interlock that prevents accidental or inadvertent shifting out of park...
How do I know if my alternator fuse is blown on a 2003 Hyundai accent
If a fuse is blown, there will often be a visual indication. If the fuse has a "viewing window", you will see a clear separation of the metal conducting component in the fuse housing. If there is no "viewing window"...
Car stalls when warm
This may be a sign of a faulty ignition coil. Ignition coils are coated with a varnish-like insulation that becomes brittle over time after being stretched then contracted repeatedly. The insulation develops small fractures that open when heated and close...
We have a 2003 ford explorer four door 4 wheel drive, the other day her son was backing up and said it felt like he hit something,
If the vehicle rolls in Park, and that problem is not caused by a cable adjustment or linkage failure, that likely means there is a broken mechanical component in the transmission. Often a parking pawl type arrangement is used and...
Engine misfire
by many different problems and are generally caused by either a spark or fuel issue or in some cases, a combination of both. Spark related problems generally will result from things like ignition coils, crankshaft position sensor, spark plugs, spark...
2003 chevy tahoe oil leak
When determining where an oil leak is coming from, it is best to follow the oil up and towards the front of the vehicle. Gravity and inertia from the vehicle moving forward causes the oil to drop down and fall...
Transmission oil pressure switch
Your transmission has two pressure switches and three shift control solenoids. You should have the transmission scanned for codes to determine which switch is causing the problem.
2003 Tahoe gas pedal has no resistance like it's not hooked up and truck will not crank
Your vehicle uses a newer drive by wire system and thus there is no mechanical linkage between the accelerator pedal and the throttle. The pedal has a return spring though and perhaps the spring has broken and the pedal is...
My car starts when the battery is drained and I give it a jump. I let it recharge but when I turn the car off it won’t start and o
Normally when the battery drains overnight there is something causing the battery to lose power. This can be an issue with the electrical system. the fact that the vehicle was broken into and the ignition switch has been damaged is...
The condition of the circuit supplying the starter motor should be checked. You want to make sure that all of the electrical connections to the starter are in excellent condition so that the starter motor does not overheat due to...
My battery light never came on it just won't start and had the alternator tested and it passed
Be sure the new battery is actually fully charged. Off the shelf batteries are not necessarily fully charged. You have not indicated if the problem is no starter motor operation at all versus a situation where the starter motor does...

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