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I am looking into doing a engine swap on a 2006 gmc envoy xl 4.2 Liter engine 6 cylinder
Hi there. Unfortunately, this is not a service we offer. Your best bet is to search for an engine replacement shop locally. They will be better equipped to provide you with the correct recommendation.
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What is the best oil to use?
Hi there. If your engine is consuming too much oil, then I would consider checking the (PCV) Positive Crankcase Vent Valve and see if its plugged up. A PCV valve can plug up causing the engine crankcase to over pressurize...
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Fuel filter location - 2006 Ford FOCUS (South Africa model)
Hi there - your mechanic was being straight with you. The fuel filter is attached to the fuel tank on the S. African models, with a seal in between the filter and tank. Getting a proper fit on re-assembly in...
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Mobil 1 no longer meets BMW LL-01 spec. Do you have Castrol Edge 0W-40 Euro Formula available?
Any oil that you desire can be used in an oil change and the customer can, of course, supply the oil himself or herself. I see Castrol Edge OW-40 European formula vended at Amazon, and elsewhere, and thus you can...
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Nissan Altima 06 rps go up and down and now it shuts down while driving.
Hi there. It looks as if your Nissan is experiencing a random misfire issue; as this is what the P-0300 OBD-II trouble code typically indicates. If more than one cylinder misfires, this will increase or decrease the revolutions per minute...
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300 keeps dieing
The causes of cylinder misfiring can be relatively simply, or involve major repairs. Most commonly, misfiring is caused by a bad spark plug or ignition coil which provides the electricity for the spark plugs. Another common fault can be a...
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Vehicle stalls at idle, on highway all speeds, stop lights. Will restart most times.
Hello. You likely have a faulty transmission control module or engine control module. The no communication code has been experienced by many technicians, Chrysler 300, and Dodge Challenger owners alike. The cause of a lost communication code on your particular...
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Car is making grinding noise
Hi There, It sounds like you may have a faulty starter solenoid that may be dragging a bit too long against the flywheel after the motor fires. This will cause the starter gear to engage the flywheel once the motor...
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wrench light came on, what does it mean?
Hello. The wrench light Illuminating on your particular vehicle is very similar to a check engine light. When the wrench light comes on the vehicle may go automatically into limp mode. Limp mode is when a vehicle will limit the...
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aloha! i was told it would cost me $1870 to get a rear axle replacement. i have a 2006 toyota sequoia with mileage of 80,000. it
Aloha. Ah - the infamous "it's all gone" excuse. To be quite blunt, you're being ripped off. If a professional mechanic can't explain what exactly is damaged with any mechanical component, they are taking advantage of you. I would get...
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Engine light and battery light is on.
Hi there. Check the alternator and see if its not charging properly. Charge up the battery and start the engine. Check for a voltage on the battery with the engine running and see if its between 13.5 and 14.7 volts....
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How do you fix it
Hi There, This signifies that something is wrong with your transmission such as a faulty speed sensor, potentially low transmission fluid or some other kind of internal failure. Many times, when this happens the vehicle may go into a "safety...
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Transmission problem?
Hello, What you are describing may be a result of a faulty speed sensor, potentially low transmission fluid or a even a faulty transmission control solenoid. As your vehicle travels down the road, the computer analyzes data being sent by...
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On my car, the transmission output speed sensor isn't responding at all. What do I need to do? I've scanned it with OBD scanner 2006 Hyundai Sonata
Hi there - excellent diagnostic work thus far! The next step is to determine if the output speed sensor is producing a signal at all, and if so, is it a valid signal, or is the wiring to the sensor...
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I just had my exhaust manifold looked over and two mechanics told me I had holes in the manifold
The exhaust manifolds on this engine will warp and cause the exhaust manifold bolts to break off in the cylinder heads. The manifold will need to be removed and drill and tap out the broken bolts in the head. This...
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A/C blowing out warm air
Hi there. Most of today's AC systems are called a closed-loop system. This means that refrigerant shouldn't require refilling for a very long time. If you've had it added twice recently, you most likely have a leak or a component...
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What does my car randomly stall/cut out at all speeds and idling in park. in my 2006 Chrysler 300
Hello. It sounds like you have had a lot of work done trying to fix this issue. It sounds like you either have a communication wiring issue or an ignition switch that is failing. I usually test the ignition switch...
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Engine RPM fluctuates
Hi There, It sounds like you may have a dirty or failing idle air control valve causing your engine idle to fluctuate. The idle air control valve is a small valve on the engine's intake system that reads the air...
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Got new water pump less than 9 months ago. Now boiling sound and overheating smell. Temp says its good
Hello. The overheating issue your vehicle is having is likely not caused by the water pump once again. Though an inspection of your water pump performance should be checked when trying to diagnose this issue. The temperature gauge not going...
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Once the wheel bearing needs replaced do more issues seem to arise?
Hello. A wheel bearing replacement is a common maintenance service for any vehicle. Generally a wheel bearing will last about 50K to 80K. Replacing a wheel bearing is a sign that a vehicle has reached the mileage or age where...

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