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2008 Chevy Impala 3.5 reduce engine power I have changed out the oil pressure sensor throttle body and the camshaft position senso
Hi Twan. Thanks for contacting us today. A Reduced Power light usually indicates a fairly serious problem with the throttle system. When this light illuminates the vehicle will often go into a “safe mode”, which will severely limit the speed...
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How can I pop The hood to my truck if the car battery is dead?
Hi Rosa. Thanks for contacting us tonight. Popping the hood on your Vue is a two-step process. First, you need to release the hood latch inside your Vue - which is located on the left side of your driver seat...
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Possible cause: loss of oil consistently whether driving or not ( puddle if the vehicle has sat thru weekend)
This suggests you may have a leak resulting from a failing gasket somewhere in your engine. As you know, there are many different places in your motor that are sealed by gaskets. I would suggest narrowing this down by placing...
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Interior lights and the stereo cuts off and on while the carnival is on, and now it won't move when U put it in gear...
Hi Norcolon. Thanks for the question. Unfortunately, we need a bit more detail about what is happening with your Mercedes-Benz in order to correctly identify the root issue. It appears as if you've got a rather large electrical glitch, that...
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Battery not charging, good battery, good alternator
Hi Rebecca. Thanks for contacting us today. There are multiple wires and sensors that support the alternator and allow the battery to continually charge. One of these items is the battery temperature sensor. If this is faulty or damaged, it...
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I have a squeaking noise on my driver side and it also rattles as if somethings loose but if i tug the wheel to the left the sound
The noise could be brake related (including the pad wear indicator contacting the brake rotor if the pads are worn out) or suspension related. If the steering wheel shakes or vibrates that is typically due to tire imbalance although tire...
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Where is a transmission control solenoid located on a 2008 dodge Durango with a 4.7
The transmission shift control solenoids are located in the transmission valve body which is accessible once you remove the transmission oil pan. Typically, transmission valve bodies, and the solenoids, can be serviced without removing the transmission from the vehicle. There...
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I’m going to Texas to get my oil pan changed by my dads mechanic shop I live in California , me and my fiancé are driving out ther
Yes, that should be fine particularly as you will likely be doing mostly highway driving. Stop and go driving and short trips greatly shorten the service life of engine oil while prolonged high speed driving generally allows more miles insofar...
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Where is power steering fluid filter located on 2008 s63 amg
If your vehicle was equipped with a replaceable cartridge filter for the power steering system fluid, that filter would be at the bottom of the power steering pump/reservoir assembly. Some disassembly is required to get to it but I would...
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Pulled in from running errands. My car had a little fluid that came out on the front passenger side and a little white smoke
You may have a coolant leak. Engine coolant can leak from hoses, the radiator, water pump, and sometimes a leaking intake manifold gasket depending on the engine design. External leaks are typically found by simple pressure testing of the cooling...
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Both of my headlights went out on my 2008 Chevy trailblazer I changed the plugs and checked the fuses no luck
With the headlight switch on, check for battery voltage at the bulb socket. Based on what you are describing, it sounds like you may find no voltage at that point. If that is the case, the circuit must be traced...
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HAD TO JUMP START MY EXTRA AND NOW THE VOC SAYS IT IS OFF
You will need to have the check engine light scanned to get the codes and then have the codes diagnosed to find the reason for the fault.
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08 chevy aveo wont accelerate over 3000 rpm Codes p2106 p2110 p1516 l replaced throttle body no change
If you are operating in a cold climate, GM Technical Service Bulletin 08-06-04-004 might be relevant to your problem. To implement the repair outlined in the Bulletin, or if not applicable find the root cause of the misoperation, the relevant...
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When traveling at highway speeds my car all the sudden has lost power when accelerating
Loss of power on acceleration can be due to plugged fuel injectors, faulty oxygen sensors, fuel pump and/or filter, vacuum leaks including that caused by a faulty EGR system, ignition system malfunctions, bad valve timing if the timing belt or...
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Where is camshaft located on a 2008 Infiniti g35 x
There are 4 camshaft position sensors on your vehicle. They are located at the rear top of the engine (the side with the flex plate, that is the end opposite the crankshaft pulley). They on the top of the valve...
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My car smells gasoline even when stopped and is hard to start
It is possible that you could have sprung a fuel leak somehow. I would recommend having your vehicle inspected by a qualified professional to determine if your fuel is leaking. If your fuel is leaking this could cause a fuel...
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My car had code 420 pop up and cylinder 1,2,3 misfire , my car was jerking when I drove and had loss of power
Misfires are frequently caused by ignition coil failures, but there are other possibilities as well. Sometimes I might diagnose a misfire by swapping components between cylinders to see if the misfire moves. Anyway, you are probably on the right track...
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Car starts and then shakes uncontrobally when idle , so I have to hurry and put it neutral but if come to a complete stop it shuts
It is likely that an issue like this would be associated with a check engine light. I would recommend having your vehicle inspected by a qualified professional to determine the exact cause of this issue. Consider YourMechanic as check engine...
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I have an 08 accord v4, the check engine light is on along with the bad light. the car isn't accelerating normally and barley at a
The fact that the check engine light came on means that diagnostic trouble code(s) were registered and stored in the engine computer. Those codes will provide clues that will aid the mechanic's diagnostic. Loss of power on acceleration can be...

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