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Fuel pump
If the Check Engine Light, or Service Engine Soon light, has illuminated, it is best to get a Check Engine Light diagnostic. During such a diagnostic, a certified Mechanic, dispatched by YourMechanic right to your location, will read the trouble...
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Car feels like it's floating
Hello, this is a serious issue, if something like that has change with your vehicle. The vehicle’s front suspension need to be inspected as soon as possible. I would seriously think about not driving till then. If you'd like, a...
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Issue of fuel consumption 2008 Honda Accord
Hi there - I would check fuel pressure, and check the fuel injectors for leaks. Both could result in excess fuel being dumped into the engine. I would recommend an inspection of the fuel injection system for proper operation. Unfortunately,...
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Service Engine Soon Light pops up
Your service engine light will come on at specified intervals for many different reasons that are preset by the vehicle manufacturer. These are generally just reminders to have the vehicle serviced soon. Depending on the vehicle, there are a series...
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Does the CV boot need to be replaced or do i need to replace the whole axle? 2008 Chevrolet Uplander
Hello - the CV joint or axle boot is available separately from a variety of sources. What your mechanic may be saying however, is that given your mileage, it would be best to replace the whole axle assembly for reliability...
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Noise under the hood when idling and 1st gear.
Hi there. If you are putting the transmission in 1st gear and then you hear the noise, but the noise goes away after 5 minutes of driving, then there could be an issue with the transmission. I suggest changing the...
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The back right whell got pushed in to the car how much would it cost to fix on a Lexus gx470 2008
Hi there: Unfortunately, providing a price quote would not be accurate without physically inspecting your vehicle first. If you were in an accident, it might be best to have an insurance claims adjuster look into this first. However, if you're...
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Why are the fans staying on when the car is off to where I have to pull the fuse?
The fans are controlled by a relay as well as a temperature switch and possibly timer(s). The relay may be stuck in the closed position and that would be the first and easiest component to test. If a relay tests...
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Engine light is on and car shakes
This may be related to a faulty throttle position sensor or potentially a dirty or failing mass air flow sensor. The mass air flow sensor is a unit in the intake system that monitors air intake as it is mixed...
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Timing chain
Hello. If the gears are he same size, the chain the same length, and the timing marks identical, then you should be able to use that kit assuming it bolts up properly. The number of teeth does not really matter...
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Hard to turn vehicle when car is idling. No leaking of power steering fluid under the car
Hi there. Chances are the power steering pump is at fault for the steering wheel being hard to turn both directions at idle. It could be, a faulty power steering pressure switch not sending a signal to the computer to...
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Transmission takes awhile to go into overdrive
Hello, the concern you have, I advise not to drive. The issue needs to be addressed, the vehicle will become inoperable. The automatic transmission has 3 systems; electronic, hydraulic, and mechanical. What describe could be an internal mechanical failure...
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tyre nose specially from rear. could it be rear whell bearrings?
Irregular tire wear can sometimes cause noises that sound similar to bad wheel bearings. It is typical of rear tires on front-wheel drive vehicles when the tires are not rotated frequently enough or loose/worn suspension components such as shocks or...
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Reduced engine light 2008 Ford F250
Hi there - unfortunately, this warning can be caused by countless engine or transmission problems. Check for problems codes which cause this indication. Quite often, this message is a protection for the transmission in particular to prevent damage. I would...
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I have low oil psi changed switch and screen psi came up and went back down could it be the oil pump
You will need to have a mechanical gauge hooked in with sender to see if the pressure is dropping to zero after it warms up. If it drops to zero then the oil pump pickup may be getting clogged and...
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My car starts and goes into gear but acts as though it is struggling to accelerate and then it just quit
This may be many different possibilities, however this sounds a bit like a faulty or dirty idle air control valve. The idle air control valve reads the air intake as it is mixed with fuel prior to being injected into...
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New engine at 88K for 3,500 including labor or remove the head and see if they can fix it?
Starting from the end, it it difficult to say how much a replacement engine would be. There are lots of variables . Who the supplier is, the type of warranty, region, etc. As far as should you replace the engine,...
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Installed a new battery, my car gives no response.
This may be a sign of a failing voltage regulator or failing alternator. As you may know, the alternator is responsible for charging the battery while the engine runs by generating amperage and recharging the battery while the engine turns...
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Sometimes when Starting the car it only makes a clicking noise after a few tries to start it, it starts like nothing.
This may suggest a faulty starter solenoid. The starter solenoid is located on the starter and has internal electrical contacts that transmit electricity to the starter. When this fails, it may cause a clicking sound and will not allow the...
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Oil pressure gauge
This usually means one of two things are happening. Either the motor is in fact low on oil or the oil pressure sending unit is not working properly and may be producing a faulty reading. I would recommend first, to...

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