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Over Heating
I would test for exhaust gas in the coolant which, if present, would mean that there is a head gas leak. If the coolant level is falling slowly over time, that suggests a leak as well and a pressure test...
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My 2004 dodge hemi 1500 will not move in any gear. I changed the filter in the pan added new fluid still no ty nothing help
Considering the mileage, the transmission may be worn to the point of requiring a rebuild. Was there a lot of sludge/metal in the bottom of the transmission pan ? Did the fluid smell burnt rather than sweet ? I'm willing...
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Won't start without holding gas pedal to floor, stalls @ intersections
Hi there. As you already know, replacing parts without diagnoses can be expensive and time consuming without resolution. The most likely cause for the symptoms you have described is a faulty fuel pressure regulator. Removing the vacuum line to the...
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My car want start
Hi there: If your car hasn't overheated, you can probably cross off blown head gasket off that list of possible reasons. In regards to the crankshaft position sensor, that is a realistic "guess", however, you can eliminate the guess work...
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Leaking passenger floor board and windshield fogging.
It sounds like you have 2 different but related issues. If coolant leaked into the vehicle and you bypassed the heater core, then it sounds like the heater core is/was leaking and should be replaced. Water only leaking into the...
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Air strut to coil spring suspension
Hello. Converting your rear air suspension to coil spring could fix your issues, depending on what exactly they are. If one of the air suspension components has failed and the rear suspension is no longer working properly then converting to...
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Check engine light came while driving. Is this a serious problem? car seems to be running fine. 2004 Hyundai SantaFe
Hello - the Enhaust Gas Recirculation - EGR - system reduces emissions by recirculating exhaust gases that are not completely burned back through the engine. This is done in a timed manner under certain conditions. If this system is not...
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Car cuts out 2004 Ford Fiesta
Hello - there are several possible sources of your stalling issue - bad idle air control valve, dirty throttle body, leaking injectors, etc. Yes, it would also be a good first step to check for problem codes, even if the...
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Car remote fob
Hello. It would appear that the security system for this vehicle does not allow reprogramming for a new remote through any regular procedure. Some vehicles allow reprogramming of remotes and keys by pressing a series of buttons in the correct...
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My car doesn't turn on.
I'm going to presume that you mean that your car cranks, but the engine does not start. An engine needs fuel, compression and ignition in order to run and these things have to occur at the right time. If one...
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What size fuse do i need for my wipers
Replace it with a 20 amp fuse.
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Battery light on while driving but then goes off?
The battery light indicates that your charging system has a flaw in it which may be a sign of a weak battery, a failing voltage regulator or failing alternator. As you may know, the alternator is responsible for charging the...
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Start error on Mercedes
If you have another key, try to start it with that 2nd key. If it starts, then the DAS (Drive Authorization System) is good and only the 1st key has lost synchronization. Try this with the non-functioning key: Insert the...
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Engine misfiring.
Although this is a common issue on this generation of the Lincoln LS model, engine misfires can be caused by many different problems and are generally caused by either a spark or fuel issue or in some cases, a combination...
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My check oil light come on and then go right back off, it did that,3 times yesterday.my oil is full.
You should have the oil pressure manually checked with a pressure gauge to make sure the pressure is with in specifications. If the pressure is not correct or erratic then the first thing I would recommend is to make sure...
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Ignition/distribution engine speed input circuit malfunction error 0320 on OBDII device
The code is for the camshaft position sensor no rpm signal. The sensor is mounted in the cylinder head and monitors the camshaft turning. The sensor and its wiring should be tested first then if needed the sensor can then...
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How to know if the alternator is bad
In order to know if the alternator is bad it will need to be tested using a volt and amp meter. Also the engine will need to be scanned to see if the computer is controlling the alternator charge output....
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Does the rear wheel bearing replacement needs pressing or not? 2004 Acura RL
Hello - if you replace the wheel bearing/hub assembly, no, it does not require pressing. This is the recommended replacement approach. Pressing the bearing off/onto the hub requires specialized equipment, with high risk for damage. I would recommend a wheel...
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Instrument Cluster gauges false readings
This may be related to a short or a faulty instrument cluster voltage regulator. The instrument voltage regulator regulates the voltage supplied to the various gauges in your vehicle’s dash. When this is not working properly, this may cause the...
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2004 mercury mountaineer a/c works. No heat fan switch only works on 4 car not overheating Smell antifreeze inside car but no leak
The blower resistor in the blower housing for the a/c blower most likely has gone bad and open circuit in resistor. Replace the blower resistor. The smell of coolant in the dash vents may be from a leak in the...

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