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my car will not start after putting fuel in the tank, what could be the reason for this happening? 2006 Kia Rio 5
The EVAP purge valve might be stuck open. Is so, that will throw off the air fuel ratio enough to cause the problem you are describing. The purge valve can be tested, just request EVAP system testing - purge valve....
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Engine stutters then check light comes on at startup
Exhaust leaks can cause the check engine light to set. If you have an exhaust leak, it should be repaired because carbon monoxide is deadly. You can have the source of the leak identified, and repaired, by requesting an exhaust...
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I replaced the oil pan gasket on pontiac g6 2006, lifted the engine up with a engine hoist and now I am all done but the enginengi
If you are referring to the height of the vehicle being off, just jounce the vehicle and it will settle at ride height. None of the suspension was removed so mis-positioning of control arm bushings would not apply. However, if...
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My engine light turns on, and i went to autozone to diagnosis, and it's faulty o2 sensor. Would you be able to replace it?
If code P0136 sets the only way you can determine if the oxygen sensor has failed is to use an automotive scope to graphically depict the sensor output waveform (it will look roughly like a sine wave) and switching rate...
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hi ihave been recomended to replace all the belts
Hi there. Belts and hoses are made out of materials that are designed to hold up to the extreme conditions underneath your vehicle. However, eventually, they all wear out. Replacing all belts, hoses and the pulley's that drive belts is...
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Front 2 wheels locked up
Hi there. Based on what you've described, it's possible that either your CV joint or CV axle shaft has broken or an internal component inside the front differential has broken. This is one of those repairs that might be better...
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Honda odyssey 2006 front right fender clips/bolts came out, how do i fix that and how much would it cost
Hi, I will be glad to help you with this. What you are describing could very well be limited in terms of the required repair, and thus not costly, if there are just a few missing fasteners. But, please keep...
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My car keeps randomly jerking, while the RPM jumps up to 5000+ & then goes back down, while I'm driving at a steady speed.
Hello and thanks for writing in. What you are describing sounds like a dirty or faulty mass air flow sensor. The mass air flow sensor monitors air intake as it is mixed with fuel prior to being injected into the...
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Can I put a natural gas motor into a normal truck?
Hi there. CNG powered engines would require multiple system upgrades and changes ranging from the fuel cell, fuel line plumbing and electrical system upgrades. It would probably be more work that beneficial to attempt this type of swap.
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2006 ford explorer 4.0 overheated!
Hi There, Steam coming from the exhaust may or may not be a sign of a blown head gasket depending on how severe it is. A blown head gasket may cause a number of different symptoms. A head gasket that...
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Can cam sensor be damaged by water or removing intake and injectors?
Hi There, Unfortunately, the flooding or water damage may cause the camshaft position sensor to fail or potentially cause starting or misfiring issues. The camshaft position sensor may have also been damaged or not hooked up properly if it was...
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Heavy shaking that stops at high speeds
Considering the mileage on your car, there could be some worn out pieces in the front and rear suspension. The links that attach the wheels to the body of the car have rubber pivot points that eventually lose their elasticity...
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I have replaced both front end sides completely and I am still hearing a clunk sound . what can it be?
Strut mounts can account for noise like that as well as a loose sway bar. There are tie rod ends and motor mounts to consider as well. If you have any kind of sub-frame structure bolted to the unibody, through...
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My 2006 town and country Chrysler tire blew out and my car shit off automatically is that supposed to happen?
A tire blow out, by itself, will not shut off a vehicle's engine. Perhaps the ignition key got jostled out of position during the incident. If the ignition key was not jostled out of position, due to the blow out,...
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Hello. I think I need a radiator hose replacement. My 2006 Sebring was leaking coolant, then I heard a pop(not loud one but notic
A broken hose is plausible. Certainly, there is a large coolant leak. Regardless of whether the leak is due to a broken hose, or another cooling system component has failed, if you request radiator hose replacement - suspected leak ,...
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2006 Audi A6 mmi screen opens for 20 seconds then shuts down
Hi there. You may want to watch this video on troubleshooting MMI screen issues on a similar Audi to determine if this is something you can reset. In most cases, resetting the system by following the directions is a simple...
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I recently got a new clutch installed about 2 Months ago, Car was working fine until just recently my shift knob was really stiff
Hi there. What you are describing is common with a misaligned master clutch cylinder, as it typically creates excessive heat and can be difficult to engage the clutch fully. It could also be caused by the clutch cable being loose...
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Car will start and go to gear but only revs up but won't move
This problem is going to be an internal transmission front pump not pumping enough pressure or the clutches are bad in the transmission. I recommend having a transmission mechanic test the transmission for solenoid and pressure problems and recommend further...
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How do you replace the rear & side engine mounts without lifting out the engine? & how do you lift the engine out?
Hi...thank you for your questions. If required in the application, a portable engine support bar is used to support an engine during mount replacement. The support bar has lifting capability as well so that the mount can be unloaded and...
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Smoke from my rear left wheel.
Hi There, It sounds like you may have a brake caliper that may be sticking or potentially an emergency parking brake that may have malfunctioned when you last used it. It is fairly common for parking brakes to seize or...

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