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2006 chrysler t&c alternator keeps going bad 2 in less than a month
If the alternators you are installing are re-built, it would not be unusual for them to be defective. It's best to use a new OEM dealer supplied alternator. Even though the battery is new, it should be load tested just...
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My ESP & engine light is on I also has no acceleration. I left the car in the on position overnight. I got a jump, still same.
Hi there. It's quite possible that the engine jump start may have triggered an error code or LIMP MODE to activate. In some cases, a jump may cause a situation where the relay or ignition system is overloaded; and as...
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No acceleration
The problem sounds like the catalyst are blocked and causing excessive EGR backpressure and codes and loss of power. You will need to have the O2 sensors in the manifolds removed and the system checked for excessive back pressure indicating...
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My ambient air sensor needs replacing. A rat got in the engine compartment and chewed away the wire. So probably need to splice a
Such a repair can be performed by a certified Mechanic, dispatched by YourMechanic right to your location if you request an electrical circuit/component diagnostic. If you have further questions or concerns, do not hesitate to re-contact YourMechanic as we are...
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My 06 Cadillac cts has a p0018 reading code engine is turning but won't start what the estimated cost of repair
Hi there. The error code you've listed, P-0018 is the OBD-II generic code indicating that the camshaft position sensor A for bank 2 does not correlate to the signal from the crankshaft position sensor. This component is needed to ensure...
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Failed emissions test...need advice
Hi...the codes appear to implicate different vehicle systems. As far as the required services, such will depend on exactly why the particular code has set. For example, resolutions of P0420 range from replacement of the converter to simply bad wiring...
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My air conditioner just stop working and car started to smoke. I lifted the hood and it was liquid like something busted
Hello there. Usually when you have this type of problem occur, it's due to a cooling system or radiator leak that causes these problems. If you see greenish or redish looking liquid under your vehicle, then this is what has...
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I just had my alternator and battery replaced, as well as new back struts. Now my car makes a very loud chirping noise. Is that
Hi there. It really depends on where the chirping noise is coming from and when it occurs that would determine if this is related to the recent service you had completed. In most cases, if the noise occurs when you...
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My 2006 Toyota Sienna is leaking oil between the engine and transmission. How much does it cost to fix it?
Hi there. It really depends on where the leak is coming from, and whether or not it's engine or transmission fluid that is leaking. The best way to determine the source and receive an estimate for repair is to have...
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2006 Mazda 3 makes a hum sound when accelerating. Sound is louder at higher speeds but stops when car is out in neutral and still
Hi there. If the humming sound is coming from your vehicle while it's in gear, then the likely source is the transmission. It is possible that CV joints or wheel bearings might also be the source of your problem, but...
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Gas sprays out of the tank when i fill up my 06 Jeep Liberty. What are the possible causes and how much will each one cost to fix?
Hi there. In most cases when you have excessive pressure inside the fuel tank, adding gasoline will cause the symptom you've described. In other cases, it's the gasoline pump hose that is causing this problem. This is often regulated by...
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Car is puttering after driving in too high a gear. Stick Shift
Hi there. A situation like you've described could be caused by a sensor that has become loose or the electrical harness connected to it has fallen off. It's also common for an ignition coil pack to become loose when the...
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Will a bad wheel bearing damage the CV joints, or will bad CV joints damage the wheel bearing? Honda Accord lax 2006
Any bad part in the drive train can put additional stress on other parts. I could probably draw a line from a bad wheel bearing to a bad CV joint. Not so much the other way. However, it might seem...
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How to replace a Dodge Durango 2006 front seat cushion
Hi there. The best way to learn how to replace the front seat cushion on your Dodge Durango is to purchase a service and review manual online for your vehicle, as it will provide you with detailed instructions, images and...
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Radiator fan assembly
Hi there. It could be that simple in most cases. A lot of mechanics and car owners try to repair one small part of the assembly which often fails and causes more issues down the line. It's probably best, if...
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Car died while
Hi there. Typically when a car starts and dies, and has difficulty starting, it is due to a fuel delivery problem. There are multiple individual components that comprise the fuel system, such as the mass air flow sensor, fuel pump...
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Why does my Car jerks when put from park to drive
Hi there. In most cases when the car lunges or jerks when you shift into gear, it's due to mechanical gears not properly aligning or components in the driveline system (such as driveshaft, input and output shafts) being loose or...
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2006 Ford Mustang. Engine sputters when a/c is on. Dies when lights turn on. new batt/alt installed and still same problem.
This is an engine management issue which is evaluated using a real time scanner during a sputtering diagnostic. In your circumstance, as the engine is loaded (a/c. lighting, etc.) one or more engine controls are not adjusting the air/fuel charge...
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Hey I would like to know about the tune up on a Cadillac. It is running low and kind of slow
Hi there. Usually a vehicle will fail an emissions test due to a failure of an O2 sensor, catalytic converter being clogged or a failed fuel system component like an EGR valve or mass air flow sensor. The best way...
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Throttle position sensor Honda CR-V 2006
Hi there. I would recommend watching this video to show you where it's located and how it's replaced.

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