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Car will turn over. Will not start. Fuel pump good. Injectors SEEM to not be working
Hi there.There are several reasons that may cause the injector not to work properly such as a faulty connection, dirty injector nozzle, bad wiring or a bad injector relay. If all of the injectors are not working properly or spraying...
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My 05 Sorento will not start.
Hi there. Check the battery and see if there is power to the vehicle. If the engine is not starting due to a lack of fuel, then check the fuel pump relay and make sure that it's clicking when the...
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increased engine over load message.
Hi there. The message is coming on for the catalytic converter overheating. A misfire or leaking injector will cause the catalytic converter to overheat as raw fuel enters the exhaust system. Check the engine for a misfire and see which...
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The check engine light and symbol comes on.
Generally, the check engine light comes on when something fairly serious is going on with the vehicle. This can happen for many different reasons such as a faulty mass air flow sensor, a faulty O2 sensor, a bad catalytic converter,...
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drone sound only when turning the wheel to change lane or exit ramp (on any/all road surfaces)
Hi there. It sounds like there could be a rear wheel bearing causing the drone. Has anyone checked the rear wheel bearings? They may have gone overlooked due to the front wheel bearings; it does happen. I suggest having a...
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I feel a thump anytime I hit the smallest dip in the road. I've been told that my control arm or tie end rod needs to be replaced.
Hi there. Raise up your vehicle and check the tie rod ends and the control arms and see if they are damaged or loose. Also check the strut tower and see if they are loose at the top of the...
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Door ajar light always on leads to dead battery overnight. I may have found a temporary fix?
The body control module can be scanned to look at the inputs of each door and find out what door is staying open. A generic scanner may only tell you a door is open. The WDS or other high quality...
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rear end problem
Hi there. Unfortunately, we do not have the type of information readily available to answer this type of question. We can assist you with any question that involves returning a vehicle to factory specifications; we cannot provide modification information. Your...
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fan working but no heating
Common causes of no cabin heat include malfunctioning blend door(s) (part of the in-dash ventilation network), a faulty or stuck heater control valve, a plugged heater core, collapsed hoses, and low coolant level. The cost to resolve the problem depends...
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can I use the positive and negative posts under the hood to maintain power to the computer while replacing main battery
If the two posts are indeed specified for jump starting, then the answer is "yes" you can safely install a 12 volt car battery there at the remote posts while you remove and replace the permanent car battery. Electrically, all...
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Can my car drive 350 miles with this issue?
There are several possibilities for the issues you've described, but I would look more towards a belt being the issue. It could be the belt, belt tensioner, air conditioning compressor, the alternator, or one of the other belt driven accessories....
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Miss fire p0304, p0316
Hi there. An oil leak can definitely add to a misfire concern and needs to be addressed as well as the spark plugs that are oil soaked to determine if they compromised. A flashing check engine light is telling us...
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My truck has a loud ticking sound sometimes goes away when warm.
Hello, What you are describing sounds like the noise associated with hydraulic lifters which are a part of the valve train. In the mornings or when the engine is cold, the oil has had the chance, due to gravity to...
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Got oil in my coolant
What you are describing is due to a failure in the head gasket seal or there could be a crack in the block or head. Cylinder head gasket replacement requires strict adherence to Factory Service Manual specifications regarding block and...
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Engine stops and jerks while driving
Hi There, Your car has a small purge valve called a purge solenoid in the Evaporative Emissions system that controls the venting of fumes from the fuel tank as these fumes build up inside, particularly when you are refueling the...
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Overheating and heat blowing cold
Hi There, This may be a result of a leaking heater core. When there is a leak in the heater core, this can cause the motor to lose coolant via the heater core while also causing a loss in heat...
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Rough start up in the morning
Hello, This may be a sign of a vacuum leak. High idle speeds or in some cases rough idle, stalling and hissing sounds are common signs of a vacuum leak. When a vacuum leak is present in an engine, this...
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Why don't my starter come out after I took both screws off with the wire and both bolts top and bottom
The reason the starter will not come out after you removed the two bolts is because you have three bolts that hold the starter in. There are two on the top close together and one near bottom.
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Car drives then ideals when pressing gas
This may be 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 car's computer activates a transmission...
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Idle fluctuates and then stalls.
Hi There, It sounds like you may have a vacuum leak or potentially a dirty or faulty idle control valve. High idle speeds or in some cases rough idle, stalling and hissing sounds are common signs of a vacuum leak....

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