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Power steering noise after pressure hose replaced
Anytime you blow out a major power steering hose you may have damaged the pump from lack of lubrication but also when work to replace the hose is done the system will get trapped air in the system fluid and...
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Exterior running lights won't shut off.
Hi Lisa. Thanks for contacting us today. Usually when running lights stay on after turning off the vehicle, it's caused by one of two things. Either the light switch was left on the parking brake switch (the first click) or...
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How do you check transmission fluid on a 2004 toyata tacoma
According to all the manuals there is a fill and check tube on the drivers side of transmission where you can check and top off fluid. If your transmission is not this type shown in manuals then you may have...
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The light is on but when you turn on the key it says the side airbag is off but I have someone sitting on that side and the light
Most vehicles have a sensor in the passenger seat bottom to signal the air bag computer that someone is sitting in the seat and will sense if the passenger is under or over a certain weight to disable or enable...
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Radiator Replacement
Hi Eugene. Thanks for contacting us today. Our mobile mechanics have completed multiple radiator replacements since we've been open for business. I have myself completed three on these Chrysler's in recent years. There are several specific steps that need to...
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Explain traction control
Hi Nathaniel. Thanks for contacting us today. Traction control utilizes the anti-lock braking system (ABS) and the vehicle’s throttle, for vehicles that are equipped with an electronic throttle body, in assisting with keeping the vehicle under control while driving. In...
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my audi a4 2004 1.8t does not go into first gear until you really rem it than it gets the rest of the gears just fine but also hap
Too little (or too much) transmission fluid can cause lack of movement in "D" or "R". If the leaking "oil" that you see is transmission fluid, you should check the fluid level and adjust as needed. Other than low fluid,...
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2004 mitsubishi endeavor overheating while driving, cools while idling or in traffic
Based on your description it sounds like the overheating is accompanied by a coolant leak. Coolant leaks can be either a cause OR a consequence of overheating. Be sure not to drive the car if it is overheating because overheating...
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my honda crv i start it but wont stay on
Stalling at idle could be due to a faulty mass airflow sensor, faulty camshaft or crankshaft position sensors, worn spark plugs, wires or defective ignition coil(s), inadequate fuel delivery or pressure (clogged fuel filter, injectors, faulty fuel pump or pump...
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Radiator blown vehicle shuts off immediatly
Your vehicle has a coolant level sensor but that sensor does not function as an "interrupt" device. All it does is report if the coolant level is too low. The cause of the shut-down could vary from sensor damage (sometimes...
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does a 2004 nissan quest really have two catalytic converters? I want to be sure someone isn't taking advantage of a friend
This vehicle has two convertors. One for each side of engine. The catalyst can cause a stall and loss of power if it is clogged or broken up inside. The replacement is not that hard but may need to be...
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My imapla dies sometimes when you shift it from drive to park
It sounds like you may have a problem with the neutral safety switch. Your vehicle has a neutral safety switch that will prevent the vehicle from starting when it is in any gear position other than park or neutral. Occasionally,...
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My AWD Vibe was towed &rear differential is damaged.Can I prove it was caused by tow? Was quoted $1400 teardown to determine cause
Hi Corinne. Thanks for contacting us tonight. I'm sorry to hear that this has happened to you, but to be honest, it's not the first time this has occurred. Let me start by stating that unfortunately, trying to prove mechanical...
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my audi a4 2004 brake lights are on and speedometer not moving intermittently
Your ABS brake system and speedometer require a good clean signal from wheel or transmission speed sensors. Since you have ABS and brake lights on means the computer has detected a fault in one of these sensors or system. You...
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Noise in drivers wheel area
Hi Michael. Thanks for contacting us today. Assuming both wheel bearings are in good shape, the only other source of this type of noise that I can think of would be a CV joint or CV axle that has lost...
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Car key won't turn in ignition. Car is in park and turning the wheel and stepping on brake doesn't help.
YourMechanic has an on-line stuck key tutorial to assist drivers with this problem. Usually, I find that manipulating the key "in and out" as you attempt to turn it will work, but by "in and out", I mean extremely limited...
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2004 trailblazer has gas but once I start it or if I leave it on for a while it shuts down. It also is shaking
You will need to have the fuel pressure checked to see if the fuel pressure regulator is leaking into the intake or an injector is causing the problem. Have computer scanned to get and diagnose the stored codes by a...
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2004 Nissan Frontier. The number 1 on the fan switch is not blowing air. Only when I use 2,3,or4.
Hi Corey. Thanks for contacting us today. Sometimes this type of problem is caused simply by a poor electrical connection to the switch. In other instances, it's a problem with the blower motor selector. If the selector is the source...
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Recently I replace my struts on my 2004 Cadillac SRX I also replace the upper control arms the Cardinals beautifully for the first
Hi Alvin. Thanks for contacting us tonight. It's quite possible that the source of your knock is not related the replacement services you recently completed. It's also possible - especially if new bushings were not installed or they were installed...
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I have a 2004 chevy colorado with the stock anti theft radio. I want to replace it with an aftermarket head unit. Will i be able t
You should be able to do it as long as it is installed professionally. I would recommend having it installed either at the dealership or at a car audio place that specializes in installing these.

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