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KEY fob works on all doors but drivers
Hello. We need to gather some more information. Does the door lock using the driver controls on the inside with the door closed? If not, the locking mechanism may be wearing down and not be able to able to provide...
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Blinkers not working
If the multi function switch has been replaced, we can assume it is good. It is unlikely that the [bulbs]https://www.yourmechanic.com/services/turn-signal-bulb-replacement) would go out all at once. Therefore, we can also assume that the bulbs are good. If the flashers come...
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Temperature gauge not reaching appropriate temperature.
When replacing thermostats, or if you are trying to diagnose a problem, the best thing to do is install the OEM (i.e., dealer supplied) thermostat. Assuming that the thermostat you got is "good" (i.e., opening at OEM specified temperature and...
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P0420 OBD-II Trouble Code: Catalyst System Efficiency Below Threshold (Bank 1)
Hi there: the P0420 OBD-II Error code indicates that the catalytic converter is not working as efficiently as it is intended. If the voltage of the downstream oxygen sensor decreases, and begins to fluctuate like the upstream oxygen sensor, it...
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Trouble starting
Hi there: If you're Jeep Liberty had (4) different error codes; it's more than likely one or several of them would give a professional mechanic a good indication as to where your problem exists. In some cases, this issue could...
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squealing noise when I turn the wheel slightly while driving
Hi there. It may be, play in the wheel bearing hub assembly causing the squeal while turning a little to the left. It could also be, the brake pad wear indicator/sensor touching the brake rotor while turning a little left....
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Heater is blowing cold air truck is overheating and now I reduced power engine power light is on
The heater not working in some cases may be related to the overheating problem you are also having. This may be due to a faulty heater blower motor or potentially a bad heater core. As you may know, the heater...
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Occasionally see "service charging system" on the DIC. What might be the problem?
This may be a sign of a weak battery, a failing voltage regulator or failing alternator. As you know, if the belt is loose and enough torque is supplied, this may cause the belt to slip slightly causing the alternator...
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Not sure what to replace first on Front end suspension on lifted power wagon
Hi there: Honestly, everything you listed is urgent to be replaced at the same time if possible. Without physically inspecting your Dodge Ram 2500, it's impossible to give you a priority list that would be professional or a safe option....
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GRINDING NOISE WHILE BRAKING
This may be a sign of warped brake rotors. As you may know, when you press on your brake pedal, this activates a hydraulic pressure which forces small pistons inside your brake calipers to push the brake pads against the...
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Cooling fans will not shut off
The coolant fan switch helps to maintain the proper coolant temperature by turning on and off at specific temperature thresholds. When this switch is not working properly, this can cause the fans to come on intermittently, all the time (as...
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My ac slowly stopped working after just two days.
The air conditioning system relies on a full system charge to function properly. A poorly operating air conditioning system is usually caused by a low charge from a leak. If the air conditioning compressor electronic clutch fails, the fuse blows...
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volkswagen polo engine cover purpose.
Yes, these covers to serve a cosmetic and functional purpose. One purpose is to cover up the workings of the engine in case water is to splash under the hood so the electrical components do not get too wet. Many...
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"Check gauges" light is on.
In most cases, one of the gauges on the dashboard may be reaching a high, low or inaccurate value to trigger the check gauges light. The idle control valve is not located near the belt but may cause starting or...
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how do I get water stains off sunroof and headliner
The best way to get these stains off of your headliner would be to purchase some upholstry shampoo from your local auto parts store. Then, spray some of the cleaner on to a soft cloth. Use the soft cloth in...
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Coolant and noise issue
Generally, when a water pump is going bad, you may hear a bit of a whining sound combined with the pump leaking. The most common place for the water pump to leak from is the pulley shaft seal which is...
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O2 sensor
The oxygen sensors are part of your emissions system and read exhaust gases to determine whether or not the appropriate amount of oxygen is present in the exhaust. Based upon this reading, this information is relayed to the car's ECU...
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car wont shift out of first gear.
Hello, the concern you have I strongly advise not to drive. The issue needs to be addressed, the vehicle will become inoperable. The automatic transmission has 3 systems; electronic, hydraulic, and mechanical. What describe could be an internal mechanical...
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Why does my 2006 dodge charger keep stalling?
You may have a dirty or failing idle air control valve. The idle air control valve reads the air intake as it is mixed with fuel prior to being injected into the engine at low speeds and at idle. Since...
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I bought a new battery and my car worked at first, but now it won't even start?
This may be a sign of a failing voltage regulator or failing alternator. As you may know, the alternator is responsible for charging the battery while the engine runs by generating amperage and recharging the battery while the engine turns...

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