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Car only throws heat out on driver side and cool air on passenger side in summer a/c works very little
Hello, thank you for writing in. The air temperature coming through the vents has more to do with where the air is coming from. If the heater is running it will be passed along the heater core and pushed into...
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How do you remove the torque converter bolts off the flywheel? 2005 GMC Envoy Denali
Hello - with the vehicle safely supported to provide clearance underneath - in between the engine oil and transmission pan, there is a large, funnel-shaped aluminum casting (called the bellhousing), that physically mounts the engine to the transmission. At the...
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How do I unlock my RDS radio? 2005 Pontiac radio?
Hi there - since your radio is an RDS model, you will to have a GM service center unlock your RDS radio. RDS radio models cannot be unlocked with the procedure you mention.
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Hello. My 2005 Dakota makes a loud thud about part of the time half way through braking and sometimes when accelerating.
Check your suspension on your front of the vehicle. It seems that the control arm bushings are worn or damaged and the bolts could be loose causing the suspension to move around when the vehicle is under a load. If...
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Throttle body relearn
Hi There, As you may know, the new throttle body installed in your engine needs to go through a "re-learning" process with the ECU to bring the idle back down. Try doing the following which should bring the idle back...
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Car starts to overheat when the A/C is turned on, but it is fine when it is turned off.
The issue is either the compressor clutch is failing or the compressor is low on oil and is seizing up on the air conditioning system. I recommend seeking out a professional, such as one from Your Mechanic, to help you...
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2005 GMC with Denali transmission grinding in all gears including neutral. It will not accelerate and also doesn't have park.
Hi there. Your transmission is slipping all of the gears inside and may be due to a broken stator clutch and a broken torque converter. A torque converter that has failed will cause a grinding noise if the stator breaks...
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MY car will not move after running for a mew minutes, engine just revs.
In this situation, I would have the transmission fluid level and condition checked first. Your symptoms sound like the fluid level may be low and once the fluid starts to circulate through the transmission, there isn't enough for the hydraulics...
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Transmission.
In this situation, I would have the transmission fluid level and condition checked first. Your symptoms sound like the fluid level may be low and once the fluid starts to circulate through the transmission, there isn’t enough for the hydraulics...
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What causes Cylinder misfire? Spark plugs, wires and coil pack already replaced 2005 Dodge Stratus
Hello - in addition to the components which deliver spark on command (which you have already replaced), are the components which determine when the spark should be delivered (crankshaft and camshaft position sensors). A bad fuel mixture will cause misfire...
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Rattling noise at front tire when accelerating shaking steering wheel
Hi there. What you are describing is a classic example of damaged wheel bearings. Wheel bearings allow the wheels to spin freely and at the desired speed. They’re also responsible for keeping the wheels attached to the vehicle. As the...
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Intermittent failure to accellerate
Hi There, It sounds like you are describing the symptoms of a failing throttle position sensor. The throttle position sensor monitors the throttle position of the throttle plate inside the throttle body in relation to your foot position on the...
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Just had cluster replaced on a 2005 Ford freestyle. Filled up tank and a day later was driving car fuel tank light came on
Hi there. The only mechanical item that might cause the fuel gauge to act this way would be some malfunction within the EVAP vent solenoid system. However, if this occurred right after replacing the instrument cluster, it's more likely due...
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Excessive cranking after setting 15-30 minutes, will start if put gas pedal to floor
Hi there. There are multiple issues that could be causing this problem, ranging from EGR valve issues to a idle control valve or even throttle body problem. If you're able to start the truck by putting throttle to the floor,...
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Throttle body changed 3 days ago. Idle relearn performed and still high idle and revving while in park.
Hi there. Check the engine for a vacuum leak. Check all vacuum lines, hoses, and the intake for any leaks. Also check the brake booster for any leaks. A vacuum leak will increase the engine's idle speed while the engine...
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Rattling noise from front driver tire after wheel bearing replacement
Hi there. On a front wheel drive vehicle, the only two items that could possible cause this, besides a wheel bearing that was not properly lubricated and installed during the replacement, would be a brake caliper that is dragging on...
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When a car doesn't want to shift, what sensor is it for on a Cadillac SRX 2005?
Hi there. There are three different types of sensors and solenoids that will cause a transmission to not shift. 1. --- Transmission Position Sensor 2. --- Vehicle Speed Sensor 3. --- Shift Solenoids All three types of sensors and solenoids...
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05 ram 4x4 Vibration in the floor during acceleration, and a vibration in​ steering at cruising speed that goes away when letting off the gas.
Hi there. This sounds like the tires on the front are out of balance and the ball joints are worn and need replaced. A out of balance wheel will cause the vehicle to vibrate and may change location to the...
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Do i need to keep the brake pedal depressed during caliper removal/replacement on my Volvo S60 R as per the vida instructions?
Hi there. This step is designed to maintain forward brake pressure on the pedal to reduce the potential of air bubbles from seeping into the master cylinder and causing additional problems with bleeding brakes. However, since you need to completely...
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Hi can I buy a flywheel for my VW 1.9 and take it to the garage to get fitted by a mechanic... thankx
Some mechanics and repair shops are open to installing parts brought to them and others are not. I think those that are not so open to it, may have had issues in the past with parts brought to them being...

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