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Brown liquid leaking under passenger side no dash lights
The brown liquid you are seeing sounds like you may have a leaking heater core or radiator that may have some rust inside, which may explain the brown color and steaming. I would suggest having a professional from YourMechanic come...
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my car overheated and now will not start. it cranks but will not turn over
The overheating could have damaged a critical component such as the crankshaft position sensor. It is also possible that the overheating caused mechanical damage, such as valves stuck in the valve guides. To obtain a diagnostic and thence get the...
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2005 Lincon aviator cylinder head temperature sensor location
The sensor is located beneath the intake manifold. To gain access, remove the air filter and intake housing. Remove the drive belt and alternator. Unplug intake tuning connector and then beneath the intake you will see the 2-wire cylinder head...
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Vsa light keeps coming on on my 2005 honda odysseyhow do i fix the problem
The VSA light is related to your vehicle's traction control system and stands for "Vehicle Stability Assist" (VSA). The traction control system monitors the steering and stability of the vehicle and engages when loss of traction has been detected. This...
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Car sputtering and rough idle
It appears you may have damaged one of the spark plugs putting it in or one of the parts failed. You will need to have the computer tested for codes to see i it stored a failure code for one...
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Trying to reset the theft system feature on a 2005 chevy malibu classic
Please refer to YourMechanic's on-line tutorial: How to Disable the Immobilizer. If those instructions do not resolve the issue, please request a no start diagnostic and the responding certified mechanic will get this diagnosed and resolved, right at your location....
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I was ina small accident recently now my marker lights flash every couple seconds as though I'm locking the doors with the remote.
You may have damaged the turn signal switch for the flashers circuit since the 4 way flashers and brake light switch has power all the time even with key off.
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Ign coil connector-gasket crumbles. Do I need to replace connector or gasket or is it ok asIS? Looks same as intake manifold gask
If you are referring to the boot on the plug end of each coil (you would have eight boots of course), if that is deteriorated and pieces are breaking off, yes those components should be replaced. The boots are sold...
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My battery died and I can't get into my car with the keys or get into the hood.
You should have the ability to manually unlock the door with the key to get into the vehicle and pop the hood latch. If not, you may wish to schedule an appointment to have an expert from YourMechanic come to...
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2005 BMW X5 shut off, replaced battery went to turn on, lights, radio work but when try to start car alarm goes off
It sounds like you may need to have the battery programmed to your vehicle which is common on the BMW model vehicles. I would suggest scheduling an appointment to have one of our service technicians to come to your location...
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BMW325i 2005 overheated, lost some coolant, steering hard, battery light on
Hi Pam. Thanks for contacting us tonight. In most cases when a car overheats, it causes steam to escape and can cause damage to sensors and other electrical components. This is likely why you're having difficulty starting the vehicle, turning...
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p2126
The codes 2126 and 2127 is a problem with the accelerator pedal position sensor or circuit. If you already replaced sensor twice then you will need to check the wire connectors and harness for problems between the sensor and the...
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Rear wheel brake drum stuck
The problem is in the parking brake mechanism or rear caliper assembly if rear disk brakes. You may need to release rear brake shoes by turning rear adjuster through rear backing plate to get drum off to find out what...
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My Kia Carnival doesnt drive but idles. Its a 2005 European car so its not a Sedona. It doesnt drive when you push the gas pedal.
You can attempt to see if there are any stored trouble codes. If no codes have been stored, a real time scanner can be applied to view engine operating parameters if it is determined that the problem is engine loss...
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05 Ford Escape rusted out shock Tower can it be fixed
Yes, the spring/strut tower can be repaired but evaluate the rest of the frame to be sure it is worth it. If other components are structurally compromised and/or if the fuel and brake lines are rusty, just keep in mind...
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ABS light, traction control light and handbrake light blink at the same time and the car jerks
It is not clear from your description if the noise you are hearing is primarily engine versus chassis (suspension, etc.) related. The origin of the noise can be pinpointed though if you request a vehicle noise diagnostic. That the ABS...
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Car shakes really bad between 25-55mph, steering is tight.
Tire/wheel imbalance (including excessive radial force variation) is a possibility, but so is tire/wheel damage. The vibration might not have a "single" cause as you could have a marginal tire imbalance combined with faulty struts that allow the wheel tire/assembly...
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Finding hidden kill switches
If the vehicle will not start, an unknown aftermarket "kill switch" that is active, would be found in the course of a no start diagnostic. On the other hand, if a remotely operated device exists, but it is not presently...
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I have a question....My car has been jerking and the check engine light comes on after a few days it goes off I got the light chec
You may have a bad fuel pressure sensor but will need to have fuel pressure checked for proper pressures since low pressure may cause misfire. Replace sensor and then see if it fixes problem and then go from there.
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05 Buick rendezvous won't start new battery new starter and alternator is good what could it be
You have not specified whether the starter motor works or not versus a circumstance where the engine does crank (turn over) but won't catch and run. I will cover both scenarios for you. Check to see if there are any...

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