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Cold Starting Problems
Hi There, When you start your vehicle in the morning and turn the key to on, the coolant temperature sensor reads the temperature of the coolant and relays this to the computer indicating that the coolant is cold. The computer...
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What is the torque required for the rack end
Hello, we will be happy to assist. The torque specs for your tie rod end is 37-49 Ft-lbs. I was able to find a service manual online for your vehicle. Here is the PDF link to the suspension section so...
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Problem of acceleration 2005 Pontiac Vibe
Hi - you may have a problem with the throttle position sensor performed by a mobile, professional mechanic, such as one from YourMechanic, who will come to your location, diagnose this problem, give you an accurate assessment of damage and...
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My tail lights stay on even after car is off. The hazard lights and turning signals all work but the brake lights do not.
If the tail lights are illuminated even after you have used the on-off switch to command them off, that means the switch supplying power is fused shut and/or the circuit is being powered when it is not supposed to be...
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What is the required for the inner tie rod nut
Hello. The torque specs for the inner tie rod nut on your particular vehicle is 89-98 FT-LBS.
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do you know how long it would take to replace an oxygen sensor in a 2005 nissan murano?
Hello. We'll be happy to assist you. The labor time will depend on which oxygen sensor you need replaced. There are four different oxygen sensors on your vehicle. There are two upstream and two downstream oxygen sensors. We will have...
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Evaporative Emissions Control
Hello. I will be happy to help you. It sounds like the transmission has an internal issue but it could be something more feasible like a solenoid pack gone bad. Though transmission issues generally do not cause a no-start condition....
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engine fan noise
The engine should always operate in the "normal" range as shown on your temperature gauge. If the temperature is too high, shut down the engine as overheating can have disastrous consequences (costly repairs). If too low, that is not an...
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Catalytic converter issue?
Hi There, What you are describing sounds like you may have a clogged catalytic converter. The catalytic converter converts toxic exhaust gases into less harmful pollutants that are suitable to be expelled into the atmosphere. When the catalytic converter is...
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My a/c was going from cold to warm and back to cold. Then went hot permanantely. The dealer looked at it and said the compressor i
Hello. I suggest to ask the dealer staff to inform you why the compressor needs to be replaced. Ask them if the compressor is seized up, if it's leaking oil around the main bearing shaft seal or just the compressor...
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RPMs drop to zero (typically on acceleration). Usually come back up and belt squealing sound is heard; sometimes engine shuts down
Hello. We will be happy to assist you. You most likely have a stuck pulley along the serpentine belt routing. My first guess would be the power steering pump because it is leaking fluid so that is the component I...
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Fuel gauge still reading as full after driving
Hello. There are not many things which can cause an erratic fuel gauge reading. They're usually one of two things, the fuel gauge display itself as being faulty or a bad fuel gauge sending unit. I suggest that you drive...
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There is a 2005 toyota prius with 56000 for $5k. it has salavge title due to the back bumper being replaced. Should I buy it?
After reviewing transaction histories and used car prices for the 2005 Prius, if the vehicle you are looking at does have a salvage title I would make a generous offer of $2,500. A salvage title is essentially an unmarketable title...
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how to replace the serpentine drive belt
It is recommended that this repair be performed by a professional because all of the rotating elements, that is the bearing supported pulleys of which there are quite a few, should be inspected to be sure they turn freely and...
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6cd/mp3 player shows cd error with no cd and slots 1 and 2 showing that cd's are in and no cd's installed
Hello. We will be happy to assist you. The issue you are having is common with Ford 6-CD radio units of that generation. Usually people attempt a reset by disconnecting the negative cable from the battery for an hour or...
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Car will not start
When you turn the ignition cylinder forward, an electrical signal is sent by the ignition relay to the starter relay, to then activate the starter. If everything goes dead when you turn the ignition, it's quite possible that an electrical...
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Revs go up when idle and vibrates
Without knowing the engine size and vehicle having this problem I would have to say that you have an engine vacuum leak in an intake gasket or seal. You should have the computer scanned for any lean codes then have...
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Low power at Reverse Shifting. Shifting takes place 5 second late
Hi There, This kind of reaction is often a sign of low transmission fluid or a faulty transmission control solenoid. As you know, automatic transmissions use pressurized hydraulic fluid to change gears. Every time a gear change is required, the...
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Oil pressure light
Hi There, It sounds like you may have run the engine low on oil for some time resulting in a metal on metal noise sound as you describe. The oil pressure light will usually come on when a few things...
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Engine light and limp-home light
Hello, and thank you for writing in. When the vehicle's check engine light and limp mode are both set off, there is a problem with the vehicle that needs to be addressed. You can easily clear the codes with a...

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