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Rough in morning. 0 compression. after heats up runs okay to 100 compression. in 3 cylinders only on a Miata 2004.
Your engine has morning sickness. There is no way for the engine to have a 0 compression as the engine would not start, so there has to be at least 60 pounds of compression to ignite the fuel. The issue...
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Replaced rear seal and now I Only have first gear and my speedamater don't work.
If you replaced the tail shaft seal behind the yoke and had to remove the driveshaft, then it is possible that the transmission vehicle speed sensor VSS is not installed correctly or the harness has been damaged. This will make...
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Code P0455 2004 Audi A4 2.0T
Hello - a P0455 indicates a large evaporative emissions leak. This problem code originates with the evaporative emissions system purge valve, which expects positive pressure flow from the evap emissions cannister - which captures fumes from the fuel tank primarily....
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My car sounds like it want to cut off when I'm in Drive stopped at a light. 2004 Honda Accord
Hi there - first thing to do is check for problem codes, whether the Check Engine light is on or not. Most auto parts stores will do this for you for free on a "time-available" basis. There may be better...
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I am Eric. my car's engine power goes off when i slow down and want to apply the accelerator again
Hi Eric. In many cases, when you apply pressure to the throttle and engine seems to cut off it is because one of two problems. Either the engine is getting too much fuel but not enough air (meaning the fuel...
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Trying to swap a 3800 series 2 motor from an 03 impala to an 04 Bonneville will it work
Hi there. You might want to consult with a local engine swap mechanic on this one. Since we don't offer this service to our customers, we try to stay away from giving definitive answers on whether or not engine swaps...
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No electrical power to fuel pump
This sounds like you may not have any power going to the 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 your...
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My car overheats and I have no heat - 2004 impala.
Hi there. Check the radiator and see if its plugged up. A plugged radiator will stop the flow of the coolant to and from the engine and cause the engine to overheat. If the radiator is working fine by having...
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After I installed a new horn my engine wants to cut out.
Hi there. Check the electrical connections where the horn is connected to. It seems that the ground circuit or the power circuit may be tied into a sensor or grounded at the same location of a sensor. The alternator would...
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my slk230 had flat battery jump started it and hazard lights keep flashing
Hello, thank you for writing in. The anti-theft system has been activated, and it needs to be disarmed. Attempt to disarm the system with your main key and the spare key if needed. If the alarm continues, then you may...
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Knock sensor P0332 2004 Chevrolet Express 2500
Hi there - the P0332 problem code indicates a "low signal", which can mean a bad knock sensor, but it can also mean "no signal", as in, a wiring problem. Check the connections to the sensor for good connectivity, and...
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Black Dash with no Crank on 2004 Honda Civic
Hi there. It is quite possible that your ignition lock cylinder has a mechanical glitch that is creating a massive electrical short once it's activated to the third ignition switch. In most cases, the best way to resolve this problem...
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I have a 2004 Buick Rendevouz that doesn't want to start. At first, it had a hesitation problem and it died at low rp
The camshaft position sensor will make the engine run but poorly. Check the crankshaft position sensor to see if its damaged or unplugged. A damaged crankshaft position sensor will cause a no spark condition. If you need further assistance with...
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My Lincoln ls 2004 has 9 codes at onece
Hi there. Your vehicle is in a lean mixture state. The fuel system is not supplying enough fuel to the engine. Check the fuel pump to see if its working by putting on a fuel pressure hose on the fuel...
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2004 Toyota Highlander @147000 miles. Just had bolt problem on engine. Got it back after 1400 and now my heater is not working correctly.
Hi there. If your heater is not producing enough heat, then first check the coolant level and make sure that its full. If the level is full, then check the heater control valve and see if its working. Feel the...
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Bmw 325xi 2004. There is no heat and the car overheats.
Hi there. For your vehicle to overheat and not have any heater heat in the cab, then the coolant could be low, the water pump could be not working, the radiator could be plugged up, or the thermostat could be...
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Hi I have a 2004 2.4L automatic Hyundai Sonata. I change the timing belt as it has chewed teeth. I also change the headgasket and
Hi there. Since you completed so many different repairs, it unfortunately opens the door to multiple possible issues that might be the source of your hard to start issue. The first thing I would do is knock off the easy...
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My car cuts out when it's warm but not when it's cold
The power supply relay is a common fault in this generation TDi engine. Your issues are common symptoms of this relay being at fault. Using the diagram in the owner's manual, locate the fuel pump or "power supply relay". It...
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My truck won't start but I used a scanner and it says nothing is wrong with it other than the abs so what could be the problem
Hello, thank you for writing in. The vehicle may not be starting for several reasons. The first thing we need to do is verify if the starter is cranking at full speed. If it is slow or stumbling, then you...

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