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My 2005 xc90 v8 just chugged as I pressed on the gas...eventually stopped an I had to restart. Is this a fuel pump problem?
Hello, thank you for writing in. Stalling like this can happen for several reasons. The fuel pump is a great assumption, but you may want to test the fuel pressure before you go ahead with replacing the pump module. You...
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05 Jeep liberty wont roll
Hello, thank you for writing in. The vehicle may be having transmission or transfer case problems. We know the engine runs, but it's power is being lost between the engine and the wheels. An inspection of th vehicle is going...
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In the Dodge ram 1500 4.7 engine does coolant run through the intake manifold so if that gasket is leaking I could see loss in pow
Hi there. Coolant circulates throughout the engine, including the intake manifold on V-8 Dodge engines, so it is conceivable that a gasket leak might be present. However, in most cases, the gasket damage (specifically head gasket issues) are the end...
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heater ac blower has no power bad ground wire
On your vehicle, the ground may be switched through a controller. If you bypass the controller and directly ground the blower it will run at only one speed, namely high. If you do not have the vehicle wiring diagram, or...
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What does it mean when the positive is not working with the injector ?
If your vehicle is not starting, you can request a no start diagnostic and the responding certified mechanic will get this taken care of for you by identifying the reason for the no start and then letting you know exactly...
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05 acura tl wont crank till the third time trying?
If the problem occurred right after the service, there might be a connection. If the timing belt were not correct I would expect to see a check engine light, so that's probably not the case. But there might be a...
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What repair do I need. The sensor says "Break Wear, go to Service"
The brakes should be inspected. If the pads are worn below the service limit, typically around 1-2 mm of friction material, the mechanic will let you know. If the brake pads are replaced, the brake rotors must be re-surfaced or...
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on 2005 pt cruiser the ignition key wont release to shut off car, does the transmission haave any thing to do with that happening?
Hi there. In some cases, if the transmission is not set into park, it will disable the ignition from unlocking. This can also be caused by a bad brake switch, which also unlocks the transmission shifter so it can be...
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My 2005 Aztek, streei g wheel shakes a little and make a slight rough sound when sitting at lights, stop signs. What may it be?
There are two initial possibilities: 1) worn or faulty motor mounts; and 2) an engine management problem such as a fuel or ignition system fault. If you do end up replacing motor mounts, genuine OEM mounts are recommended in order...
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A fuel line plug came out of the intake manifold will it be ok to get new seals and put it back , or should more be done.
Hi there. I've honestly never seen a metal plug come out of the fuel rail on a Chevrolet V-6 engine, so I'm not quite certain as to which component this might be that is leaking. There are a few idle...
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When driving, my wheels make a noise
Hi there. What you are describing is typically associated with a damaged hub assembly or wheel bearing assembly (same component - just different names). The noise is caused by reduced lubrication and the bearings developing excessive heat, which creates the...
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overheated twice and stalled. Changed thermostat now is fine. Now is stalling at low speeds. Any ideas?
Hi there. Typically engine overheating and issues you are describing are caused by damage that may have occurred during the overheating period. For example, if the engine cylinder heads got too hot, it's possible that the head gasket may have...
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I replaced my compressor clutch on my 2005 Duramax and it started working working again I added some more refrigerant and it is at
Hi there. Sometimes a new compressor installation will not produce the desired level of cold unless the high pressure and low pressure hoses are also swapped, pressure checked for leaks and tuned after adding refrigerant. In other instances, components beyond...
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ABS system light is on along with traction control light on 2005 pontaic grand prix. is this serious?
Hi there. When these lights are illuminated, it usually means that there is an issue with your ABS sensor or ABS module. The traction control and ABS both are monitored by the ABS module or control unit. Since the ABS...
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Hi Ben. I have a 2005 Mazda mpv and it has three cataylic converters. I was told the front one attached to the manifold needs to b
Any of the components you have noted can be replaced, even the welded ones as the welded segments are sold in the aftermarket (Walker, Bosal, etc.) as bolt on, or flanged, replacement units. Also, various sleeves and pipe adapters exist...
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I over charged my ac and i tied to bleed it and nothing is coming out
Hi there. This could be a very delicate process, and trying to remove refrigerant without the correct tools and safety equipment. I would highly recommend having a professional mobile mechanic come to your location to complete an AC inspection to...
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Shifting
If you have no reverse gear, it's probably pointless to diagnose the other issues. A known, common issue in this transmission (you probably have the Ford 5R110) is breakage of a snap ring on the Low/Reverse one way clutch. That...
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I brought my car to firestone for brake job and they found that my power steering fluid is leaking. they told me i need rack and p
Hi there. A power steering leak can often be caused by a damaged hose or the pinion seal being damaged; so it's not out of the realm of possibility that the repair they are recommending is accurate. The price for...
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I have a 2005 Silverado Z71 5.3l. I received a charging system failure notification and my battery light came on. I drove home par
Many electronic components get tempermental before they fail completely. And this might be the case with your voltage regulator. It may simply be that you need a new alternator. But before doing that, I would first check all the connections...
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2005 Toyota Corolla AC Compressor Not Cycling On & Off
Hi there. If the AC compressor is not cycling on and off as usual, it's due to an internal component failure in most cases and would need to be replaced. If the compressor fails, it typically does not cause damage...

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