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Random Loss of Throttle from Pedal
Hi There, The inconsistent throttle response you are describing sounds like you may have a faulty throttle position sensor. The throttle position sensor monitors the throttle position of the throttle plate inside the throttle body in relation to your foot...
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Not blowing out hot air no defrost
Hi There, The lack of heat being generated by your system may indicate a clogged heater core. The [heater core]((https://www.yourmechanic.com/services/heater-is-not-working-inspection) is a small radiator like unit that circulates the hot coolant from the engine through the heater core which then...
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Total Engine Replacement
If only the timing belt is broken, and there is no valve train or piston damage (due to the belt break for instance), or other engine damage, it will be more cost effective to repair the engine and even do...
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O2 Sensor
Hi There, There are a number of possible reasons as to what may have caused this code to show up as the O2 sensor reads the exhaust gases that are a product of many different variables. Unfortunately, there is no...
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Advice for winter tires
205/55R17 may be too tall for your vehicle. A couple of good sources to check size compatibility for your vehicle would be tirerack.com or maybe discounttire.com. Sites like Tire Rack specialize in winter tire packages and is a good source...
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Can it be determined which coil in faulty so that only that one will be replace? My 2006 Volvo S60 has been occassionally shutting
When the computer is tested for the misfire the computer should identify what cylinder is misfiring. If the computer does not log a specific cylinder misfire code then it cannot be determined to replace a single coil. Have the computer...
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Car dies when I fill tank up to full every time
Hello, Your car has a small purge valve called a purge solenoid that controls the venting of fumes from the fuel tank as these fumes build up inside, particularly when you are refueling the car with gas. The EVAP system...
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My car over heats, what can I do?
It is possible you ran engine too hot and caused the engine to get damaged. The system being low on coolant is a leak that needs to be checked why the engine is leaking and then see if the engine...
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My van wont shift when I get to 30pmh.
This may be a result of low transmission fluid or potentially a faulty transmission control module. A faulty transmission control module may cause a delay in acceleration or erratic shifting of gears. The transmission control module has various sensors such...
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Enabling the park aid
The park assist feature on your vehicle is actuated by putting the gear shift into reverse. It is comprised of a speaker, the sensors, and the park assist module. The module will call for an alert sound when there is...
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2006 dodge magnum, car squeals on start up and gets louder when the heat/a/c is turned on? one mechanic said idler arm? isnt this
There are several possible causes for a squealing noise in the area around the belt. The belt may be compromised and beginning to fail, the tensioner may be worn out and unable to keep proper tension on the belt and...
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Check Engine Light
Hi There, What you are describing sounds like you may have a malfunctioning computer (ECM). If this indicates that all cylinders are misfiring, but the vehicle runs and idles fine this would be contradictory to what would normally happen when...
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Why my car remote control is not working
The first thing to do is to replace the battery since you did not mention you replaced the battery. Once battery is replaced and making sure battery connections are clean and tight then check operation of the remote. Then if...
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Rear wiper arm
The rear wiper arm is part of the collar that you are referring to. The arm and collar are made and molded together. Once you remove the retainer nut you can use a small puller to grab the arm and...
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Rear wiper arm
Once you get the lock nut off you may need to use a small puller to get the small metal piece off of the shaft. This was part of the old arm that broke. You should be able to slide...
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Just replaced fuel.pump and now it wont start
If both the starter motor and fuel pump are not working be sure the Engine Immobilizer is not active. If you are sure the security system is off and yet power does not reach the fuel pump or the starter,...
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motor turns over but will not start.
According to Nissan, on this model, if the FOB is lost, a new FOB has to be procured from a dealer and programmed to your car. The FOB, of course, has within in it the electronics that enable and disable...
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Alright my daughter brought her car in for oil change they said CV axles were bad needs new tires too. How to diagnose CV issue
The oil changer may have seen the CV axle boots torn open. This would allow the lube to be washed out of the joint and dirt and water to enter and damage the joint. You would not hear any noise...
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Car will not start after replacing battery and alternator
The support bracket is a structural element and therefore must be installed to maintain proper alignment of the alternator. However, as far as its temporary omission being a possible cause of the no start, it has nothing to do with...
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My blower motor stopped working. I got a new one. Not the problem
If the blower motor is new, you'll want to first determine whether power is getting to it when the blower switch is in the on position. If there is no power, then the blower switch and the plug connection on...

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