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Car jerks
The problem is inside the transmission with pressures or shift solenoids and will need to have a transmission expert test and diagnose it to isolate the cause.
Replaced front suspension got aligned new tires , steering shudders at low turning speed still chevy silverado 2004 1500
Hi Houston. Thanks for contacting us today. Sometimes when multiple components are replaced, and adjustments made, it will highlight other parts that were not replaced that might be loose or wearing out. Based on what you've indicated in your question,...
can i use a fuel pump from a 06 1500 ram on a 04 2500 ram?
Based on the Dodge parts catalog, the two applications do NOT interchange. The 2006 Ram 1500 (5.7L) without the Mega Cab used pump part number RL104694AC. The 2006 with the Mega Cab used part number 5134554AE. In 2004, the Ram...
VDC off
The engine computer will lose certain stored "adaptive" data when you disconnect the battery but that would not result in any significant "reduced power". This could be an electrical issue and it may also be that there were co-existing "engine...
Is shaking above 45 MPH signs of failing torque converter?
Torque converters can be unbalanced but that is not likely. MAF malfunctions will cause loss of power and poor efficiency. In your circumstance, the first thing to do is be sure the shaking is not chassis related, versus engine related....
Spark plugs/Coil plugs wont spark and car will no longer start because of this.
The mention of the camshaft position code and the car's mileage make me think of a timing belt problem. If you can see the camshaft you might want to check and see if it is turning while the car cranks....
I have 2004 Mitsubishi lancer oz rally did timing belt wouldn't start then I change cylinder head but still won't start
A timing belt and cylinder head on a twin cam engine like the Lancer is a tricky business and there are a great many things that can go wrong during the course of the job. It could be something as...
Car turns over but wont spark. Getting camshaft position sensor code. 2004 Hyundai Sonata 2.4l
There is no fuel pump cut off switch. If the pump has failed, depending on the failure mode of the pump, you can diagnose the fuel pump yourself. Turn the key to the ignition (run) position. At that instant, you...
New brake pads worn down twice in a month ruining new rotor
Hi there. Thanks for taking time to contacting us today. There are typically three reasons why brake pads will wear excessively as you've described. First, if the wrong components are used or installed incorrectly, if the brake calipers are not...
My mini r53 makes a weird sound from the front suspension when driving over rough roads at low speed.
You're probably right. The most common noise to come from the front struts comes from the thrust bearings. The thrust bearings support the weight of the car at the top of the struts and allow the struts to turn easily....
I have air suspension installed on my truck and was wanting to install a suspension lift kit and didnt know what to do.
The Technical Support staff at the manufacturer of the specific lift kit are the best source of immediate advice. If such staff do not exist, the vehicle will have to be examined and the particulars of the kit you have...
Can a BBK X-Pipe go on a 2004 mustang v6 3.8L?
Hey Ryan. Thanks for sending the question. Unfortunately, we can't help you with this question, as we only deal with OEM repairs, maintenance, and service issues. Your best option is to seek out guidance from a Mustang owner online forum....
Would coolant leak out of timing cover?
Coolant should not be leaking out of timing cover. You most likely have a water pump or hose leaking. The cooling system should be pressure tested to isolate and locate the leak.
Hey I have a 04 Acura TL. I was driving on the highway and I notice the car was overheating. So when I pulled over the car stop wi
You may have overheated the engine to the point of blowing a head gasket and the coolant will fill one of the pistons and cause engine to not turn over. Check the engine oil and see if it is overfull...
Would leaking exhaust manifold cause truck to have vacuum leak?
The exhaust and intake manifolds have no connection. Therefore, leaks in one do not affect the other. The only "indirect" issue that might coincidentally implicate both manifolds is if the cylinder head were so warped, or damaged, that leaks developed...
I was driving today an my car completely stopped in the middle of traffic my steering wheel locks up an battery dead
Hi Rebecca. Thanks for reaching out to us tonight. When a vehicle stalls and loses electrical power like you've described, it can be very tricky to diagnose, since there are so many possible sources. In many cases, this can be...
I want to purchase a Honda 2004 but it has 280,000 miles .Is that a good idea ? It’s for sale for 1,400
Hi Catera. Thanks for contacting us today. That's a lot of mileage for a reliable car, so you might want to search for a car with 50,000 fewer miles at least for the same price.
My car keeps smoking. And the coolant is never running out. What's the problem ?
Hi Amber. Thanks for contacting us today. What you are describing are symptoms of a blown head gasket. This is a major mechanical problem that causes coolant to leak into the combustion chamber, which creates the smoke, causes overheating and...
I put motor oil in my transmission fluid.
If you have not started the engine, the engine oil that you added has not had a chance to travel throughout the transmission. Simply remove the oil pan from the transmission and let all fluid thoroughly drain out. Then change...

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