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Car died on me on the freeway and now it wont start-up again
It would be very difficult to determine the exact cause of this issue without physically inspecting the vehicle for damage. I recommend having your vehicle inspected by a qualified professional to determine the cause of this issue. Consider YourMechanic as...
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Charging system
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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The clutch pedal does not go down, but clutch can still be engaged and disengaged by direct manipulation of the slave cylinder.
Hi Michael. Thanks for sending the question today. This is a tricky one to be honest, as my first inclination would be a faulty master cylinder causing the pedal to stick. If the pedal did not rise, I would suspect...
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My 2004 mazda b3000 is idling rough and has a loss of power. Engine light is on. Spark plugs and ignition coils have been replaced
The ECU is basically the computer for the vehicle. Unfortunately this computer can fail in a number of different ways causing a number of different symptoms. It is not a for sure thing that the vehicle would be dead if...
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Engine died while driving, won’t start, but it will turn over
You should first have computer scanned to see if there is stored codes for one of the engine sensors like the crankshaft sensor or camshaft sensor to fix the no start.
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took car to get oil change and brakes put on the rear and it came out shaking like a leaf on a tree. It shakes bad in drive not
You may have a broken motor mount and one of the tires may need balanced. I would suggest having the tires and motor mounts checked and maybe even the engine drive belts rechecked to see if the power steering hose...
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Is it possible that my mechanic broke a motor mount while changing the oil or replacing a power steering pressure hose on my car
Hi Charles. Thanks for contacting us. Typically an engine mount is not touched when an oil change or power steering hose replacement has been completed, so I would initially suggest that it's less than likely that the previous mechanic caused...
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Hey I have a question if you guys are up for it?
You should first check the under car lights wiring to see what wires are damaged and make sure they are disconnected and taped up so they will not short out anymore. Then check brake and tail light fuses or whatever...
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What oil should I use in my 04 Audi A4 3.0L V6 Quattro S Line, either 5W30 or 0W40-10W40?
Viscosities of 5W-40, 5W-30, 0W-40, and 0W-30 are all specified for your model, the main selection criteria being the ambient temperature you are operating in. If you are in Alaska, use 0W-30. If you are in the southeastern desert, use...
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I have a 2004 Ford Freestar. I just recently had the transmission fluid changed. Now my van won't go into gear. Did that possibly
Changing the transmission fluid will not typically cause the transmission to fail. You should check the fluid level. If the level is too low, the transmission will malfunction. There are also external faults, such as problems with the shift linkage,...
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At first when I stop I heard grinding noises, one day I tried to stop but my foot went straight to the floor and I couldn't becaus
You did not mention replacing the leaking component like the caliper? If you had a leak there then replace the leaking component and then bleed the brakes to see if pedal will pump up? If it still goes to floor...
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No spark to 2 cylinders
If you are not getting spark on two cylinders and you replaced the coil pack then recheck the wires are on the coil to the spark plugs first. If they are correct then the signal wires from the computer to...
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Brakes still touching the floor
If the pedal goes to the floor, there is a leak, air trapped in the system, a possibly defective master cylinder and/or severely bulging flexible rubber hoses at one or more wheel positions. To determine which of these faults is...
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Murano 2004 step motor P1778 rpm transmutation failures
The reason you cannot get the step motor is due to it is an internal transmission component and this transmission is a CVT transmission and not rebuildable and must be replaced since no repair parts are available.
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no spark to 2
If the ignition system checks out good but you still have misfires on the two cylinders then you may have clogged or bad injectors. First do a compression test on the cylinders to make sure it is not a base...
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My 2004 Audi TT brake pedal is very hard to press down. It is taking effort to press down and it is stopping slow too.
You probably have a problem with your brake booster or the vacuum line to the brake booster. The brake booster is a vacuum driven device that helps pull the brake pedal down according to the amount of pressure you put...
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Will stop leak in my radiator harm my Jeep
Factory advice is generally not to use these types of "aftermarket" quick fixes, especially if introduced along with the coolant. If you are plugging a hole from the outside by pushing in a quick set compound, that might be acceptable....
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Audi repairs may be more than cost of the car
This can be a tough question. Without knowing the details, I can't be terribly helpful. But the thing to do here is to prioritize. Do all these things need to be fixed right now? Some workshops do a big up-sell...
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04 Galant won't drive past 40mph. Jerks and shuts off on dead stops unless accelerated.
I would first recommend trying to get rid of the code P0301 for misfire on cylinder number one by replacing the coil and plug on that cylinder and clear codes to see if any codes come back? If misfire in...

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