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I have a 2008 dodge magnum I just got just yesterday the check engine light came on the car is shaking and now it is smoking
When the check engine light comes on, it means that the Electronic Control Unit has detected a fault in the system. If the light is flashing, it means that continuing to drive the car could damage the catalyst. It also...
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Misfire and low oil pressure
The oil light comes on when the oil pressure drops below a certain level: usually about 8 psi. Since the oil pressure will depend to some degree on how fast the oil pump is turning, you are probably seeing it...
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Car shaking on and off when going 40mph+
Hi Jose. Thanks for the question tonight. There are a few possible sources of the vibration and noise you're hearing and feeling on the CTS. The most common component that can cause all of these symptoms would be a wheel...
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Started hearing knocking from engine. Pulled dipstick and no oil. Will adding oil make knocking go away?
That will have everything to do with how far you drove without oil pressure. I can't give you a mileage figure, but as soon as the oil pressure goes away, continuing to run the engine is doing damage. The longer...
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my car feel like it is going to the left on highway.I have done the alignment
If the tires are new (and not defective) and have uniform air pressure (i.e., exactly the same pressure on left and right side of vehicle), a possibility is the wheel alignment is off with the specific issue possibly too much...
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my 2008 impala has a high pitch "whine" noise when i start in cold weather and sometimes "whine" turning the wheel too
Whining noise is often traced to the power steering pump. Among the things to check are low fluid level in the pump reservoir, air in the fluid, degraded fluid, and inadequate tension on the pump drive belt. The pump itself...
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Whining noise in my 2008 Mitsubishi Lancer's CVT Transmission
Check the transmission fluid level and condition. The oil cooler can fail, causing loss of enough fluid to cause noise from the transmission. There is a manufacturer Technical Service Bulletin relative to parts failure in the transmission accompanied by a...
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I can’t find the factory amp on my 2007 Dodge Caliber
If a car comes with a factory subwoofer, the app for it is typically located near where the subwoofer is mounted. It is also possible that the amplifier can be integrated into the head unit for the radio. I would...
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I have an 08 toyota Camry in my keys r locked in the trunk and the trunk latch not working is there any way I can get in the trunk
Hi Nicole. Thanks for contacting us today. Unfortunately, while your Toyota Camry likely has the split-back folding rear seats, you have to release the latch from inside the trunk to accomplish this task. I think your best option here is...
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I Have A 08 Ford Taurus My Thieft light Is Blinking And My Car Won’t Crank How I Can Get It Off I Tried Everything
Hi Keosha. Thanks for contacting us today. When a theft code is activated, it will disable the ignition and fuel system to prevent the vehicle from being stolen. Unfortunately, this is something that needs to be removed by a Ford...
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Not starting in the morning
There are many causes of hard starting, and stalling once started, but illustrative ones are a faulty engine coolant temperature switch (sensor), worn spark plugs, inadequate fuel delivery or pressure (clogged fuel filter), and contaminated or old gasoline. If you...
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Car is shaking on idle on a cold start
Hi Imperia. Thanks for contacting us today. As fuel system components age and are continually used, they will begin to clog with carbon deposits from fuel. When this occurs, they essentially become like clogged arteries, and can lead to fuel...
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Non-working front passenger side power window switch on a 2008 Escalade. Only the lock/unlock function works.
Wire breaks are often in the door hinge area (in the rubber boot connecting the door cavity to the pillar), because the wires are frequently extended and compressed as you open and close the door. To diagnose this yourself, and...
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Awful gas mileage, loud ticking, fluctuating RPMs, poor acceleration
The RPM fluctuation, inconsistent idle, lack of acceleration, and poor fuel economy are all consistent with faults such as vacuum leaks, EGR system malfunctions, malfunctioning oxygen sensors, dirty fuel injectors, fuel pump malfunction, faulty spark plugs, a faulty mass airflow...
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I have a check engine light and it reads code p1727 on a bmw 2008 328i convertible
OBD-II diagnostic trouble codes do not and, indeed, cannot identify failed parts. Once you have a trouble code in hand, what you have to do is perform a diagnostic. In the course of that diagnostic individual parts are tested often...
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My antifreeze in the resovoir looks milky and I open the radiator cap and the antifreeze began to rise a little and wasn’t as much
Your vehicle may be overheating. The best thing to do is seek an overheating diagnostic which will pinpoint the cause and then the necessary repairs can be implemented.
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2008 xc90 drive shaft repair cost?
Yes, that is repairable on a mobile basis. The vehicle will have to be inspected, though, to develop a parts list. Please contact customer service for full details. Without seeing first hand the actual extent of the damage, it is...
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Car: 2008 BMW 328i - 2 days ago I accidentally drove right over a speed bump, it was loud. Immediatly the car started to make a
The noise you are describing is marked and thus the origin will be obvious to a mechanic on inspection. There may be evidence of direct impact for instance. Among the components closest to the ground are exhaust system components. The...
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Blinking check engine loud noise loss of acceleration
If your vehicle's check engine light is flashing, that means there is a serious fault, usually cylinder misfiring, that requires immediate repair. Misfiring, in particular, has the potential to damage the catalytic converter which can result in additional costly repairs....
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Cylinder Misfire, coil and gasket replacement needed
The valve cover gasket that you need is Nissan part no. 13270JA00A. The valve cover itself is part number 13264JA00A. You will need a new PCV valve for the valve cover (118106N202) and a new PCV grommet (118126N200). If the...

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