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A Buyer’s Guide to the 2007 Ford Crown Victoria
This enduring Ford classic enjoyed a nearly two-decade run before being discontinued from the retail market with the 2007 model-year being the last. Ever-popular with law enforcement (for whom models continued in...

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Car has been randomly sputtering/hesitating when driving on the road.
Hi and thanks for contacting Your Mechanic. Bad fuel or too high of a fuel rating will cause a sputter problem. Fuel that has been sitting for a while and is not regularly added by fuel trucks will have excessive...
Power steering - 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix
Hi. It is very difficult to tell you size of the belts that would needed to eliminate the power steering pump without measuring some things on the car. If I had to guess, you may need a belt that is...
What kind of damage can a bad catalytic converter do to my vehicle?
A clogged catalytic converter will cause the performance of the engine to suffer. It will run rough, could begin to misfire or lose power, and the gas mileage will suffer. A clogged catalytic converter can also cause engine damage, and...
The car has no power, the ignition relay keeps making a clicking noise, and the car won't start
I suspect you have a dead (or very low) battery, a failed alternator, and an electrical circuitry problem as well. It may be hard to tell which came first if there is wiring damage already. The clicking you hear is...
My car's accessories come on but the engine clicks and doesn't start
There are a couple of things that would be best to explain before answering your question. The starter uses power from the battery to start the vehicle, so if the battery is low, it may not have the power to...
Car keeps overheating and losing antifreeze. Thermostat and hoses are all fine. What else could it be?
Hi. I believe your Hyundai has a blown head gasket. This failure mode may not contaminate engine oil with coolant as sometimes occurs. The lost coolant may go into the cylinder or the exhaust instead. A slightly sweet smell from...
How do I find the fuses for my radio and time clock?
If you still have the owners manual for your vehicle, there will be a diagram that lists all the fuses, their locations, and amp ratings in case one or more fuse needs to be replaced. Always used the specified amp...
Airbag light appears on dashboard
If the battery was disconnected by the shop replacing the water pump, the battery disconnect/reconnect would set the SRS light. I would call the shop and ask them about it ask them to check the light and reset the code...
Alignment - 2007 Lincoln MKX
For an alignment to be as precise as possible, the used tires on the car have to have reasonably uniform wear. The best alignment results will be obtained with new tires, but so long as the tires that you have...
My car is jerking and has reduced engine power
Hello and thank you for contacting YourMechanic. Your vehicle may have a clogged catalytic converter or muffler. This message displays if the back pressure on the engine is too high. Start the engine and get something to block the...
My fuel tank is reading empty when it is still half full
This is a simple mechanical failure. Located on the fuel pump is a float (quite like the one in your toilet) that sends a digital reading to the instrument cluster on your dashboard. This float can become clogged with debris...
Check Engine Light is on - code P0350
Hi there. Changing the plugs and coils is definitely a plausible route to take; however, this sounds like you have an open circuit in the wire harness, anywhere from the coils to the ECM. Using a digital volt/ohm meter...
When I accelerate quickly the Check Engine Light comes on.
This may be related to many different things, such as a failing throttle position sensor or a bad mass air flow sensor. The throttle position sensor relays the position of the throttle plate relative to your foot's position on the...
Steering wheel vibrates when braking
Hello there. Many different issues could cause your vehicle to vibrate when braking. You have done well in replacing the most common causes for a vibration such as this. Other common culprits are the wheel bearings, the wheel itself, the...
alternator belt
Yes, the alternator will not work at all or perform its job without the belt. This is something that should not have been missed during your service and will very quickly lead to battery failure. As you may know the...
My Speed Sensor is not working-
Sensors are made of plastic and plastic doesn't like to be warmed and cooled. Which is exactly what is happening you your car everyday. Normally, plastics will last a 100,000 miles or so. With a new sensor, it is not...
Car will not shift into gear - 2007 Mini Cooper
Hi. There are a couple of reasons for this problem. One is that the clutch master cylinder has gone bad and will not engage the clutch when you are pressing on the clutch pedal. Another possible cause of this problem...
I had Throttle body replaced 2007 chevy uplander. Car reving highvand then alot of oily clear fluud started flowing from front mor
Hi there. It sounds like a lot going on, but we're here to help. If the throttle is still revving the engine very high at idle, then there may be something either stuck or a vacuum hose is loose. Listen,...
Slight misfire
Hi there. From the description you have given, the slight misfire could be caused by worn or fouled spark plugs. The slight misfire is apparently not being recognized by the vehicle's computer (the check engine light would flash and then...
Replace crank seal and harmonic balancer
What you must of seen is a mechanic using sealer on the outside of the seal so it will seal any leaks between the seal and the front cover. This is okay to do. Before the balancer is installed you...

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