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3.0 l honda interference or non
Yes this engine is an interference motor and the likelihood of bending valves if goes out of time on the camshafts.
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Reduced power mode
The check engine light indicates that there is likely something wrong with the engine or transmission in your vehicle and will usually come on in conjunction with the vehicle going into the reduced power mode. This happens when the vehicle...
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Battery and brake lights on
It sounds like you may have a weak battery, a failing voltage regulator or failing alternator. As you may know, the alternator charges the battery while the engine runs by generating amperage and recharging the battery while the engine turns...
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Timing change quote for 04 f-150
Hi there. To request an estimate to have this service completed, please click this link to the service page. Once you land on that page, select the Get a Quote button and enter your information. From that point, we'll collect...
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Car overheated on highway then died while I was coasting it to a stop.
Hello, thanks for writing in. While the cracked radiator and head gasket can be related, you are more concerned with the extend of the damage to the engine. The head gasket and radiator can be replaced, but the interior of...
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I would also like to have the radiator checked. I noticed a few drops of coolant on the ground.
I would recommend checking first to be sure that it is in fact coolant and not AC condensation. It is common during hot summer days for the AC to create condensation that will leak water beneath the vehicle which is...
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04 pontiac grand prix car wont start
Hi Joe. Thanks for writing in today. In most cases, when you turn the key and nothing happens, it's due to a faulty starter relay, damaged starter, ignition relay or ignition cylinder that is damaged. Unfortunately, there really isn't a...
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Bad fuel mileage, no black smoke, no check engine light.
Hi there. Most of the time, poor fuel mileage is due to dirty O2 sensors, EGR valve, mass air flow sensor or throttle body itself. If these components are dirty or damaged, it can also cause engine misfiring or rattling...
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My coolant light keeps coming on in my Volvo XC90 and I notice that I keep having to fill it because it keeps going below the max
It sounds like the leaking may be potentially be near or at the water pump, resulting in the coolant leaking onto the belt and causing the squeaking sound. The other possibility may be that the squeaking may be indicating that...
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MY MIL IS OFF I OWN A NAVIGATOR 2004 THAT HAS PROBLEMS WITH ACUATOR AND ACCELERATION HOW CAN I FIX?
Hi there. In regards to the issues you're having with the scanner, there are multiple variables that can impact readings you are receiving, ranging from aftermarket parts or sensors being used on the vehicle, to faulty data in the ECU...
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The trunk lid wont stay up by its self have to hold it up with my hand. Its a Oldsmobile alero 2004
You will need to replace both of the trunk lid support shocks. They will lose their gas charge over time and will no longer support the lid weight.
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once i turn the car it was shaking and once you drive it it was not accelerating like it should i started to see smoke come out
You should check to see if you are losing coolant since the smoke may be from a blown head gasket leaking coolant into one of the cylinders causing it to misfire. If you are not getting low on coolant then...
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I have a 2004 Dodge Durango that cranks up like it's out of gas I replaced the fuel relay fuse. My question is does it have a rese
You should listen to fuel tank when someone cycles the key on and off to see if you hear the pump run? Then see if you hear relay click on and off doing the same thing. If you do not...
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Where is the fuel pressure regulator on a 2004 toyota sienna ?
Hi Rick. The fuel pressure regulator on our 2004 Toyota Sienna should be located near the fuel tank, in the rear of the vehicle. It's a good idea to purchase or download a service and repair manual for your Toyota...
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What is minimum thickness for rear brake discs on 2004 Cadillac SRX?
Hello, thank you for writing in. The minimum thickness for the brake rotor should be listed on the rotor itself towards the center beyond the braking surface. It will vary depending on what rotors have been installed on the vehicle....
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My trunk wont close on my 2004 hyundai accent
Hi My. Trunks are one of the simpler components of a vehicle, but just like any other mechanical part, they can malfunction. Some of the common causes would include a trunk latch that is stuck and will not engage, the...
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After my transmission shifts to 3rd, it will not shift again.
It could be that you have a shift solenoid that is not working. The solenoids are electrically operated valves that control the shifting and are operated by the transmission control unit. Scanning the car for trouble codes should reveal the...

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