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A Buyer’s Guide to the 2009 Mazda Tribute Hybrid
2009 marked the end of the very short life of the Mazda Tribute Hybrid. All told, the automaker produced fewer than 700 models, and it was ultimately retired well before the Tribute...

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Why will my car not go over 20 mph and it has a lot of warning lights on. 2009 Pontiac Torrent
Hello. This can occur for a number of reasons. Since all of these lights are coming on most of the time this is caused by a problem with the power train. I would usually start by checking the computer with...
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Car interior/dome lights won't turn on.
Hi there. For the interior lights not working after replacing the battery, first check the switch to make sure that the light is on. If the light is on the door selection and will not turn on, then one of...
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There is a slight vibration in the steering wheel when I turn it slightly to the left. 2009 Chevrolet Mailbu
Hello - from your symptom description, I believe your driver side, outer CV joint is failing, and should be replaced. The driver side wheel/tire turns slightly more sharply than the right side, making the task of turning and transferring power...
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Do I need to change the timing belt or chain @ 100,000 miles ?
The timing belt recommended change intervals for extreme cold or hot conditions is recommended to be changed every 60,000 miles. There is no timing chain in this motor it has a timing belt.
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I replaced my camshaft sensor and it's leaking oil from under it
The Camshaft Position Sensor (CMP) has a small O ring around the flange where it fits up against the engine. Most of the time when I've bought those parts, the O ring has come on the part, so you don't...
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I have a 2009 Nissan Maxima and the air conditioning is not blowing cold air at all. What could be the problem?
Hi there. If the air conditioning is not blowing cold air, then either the condenser fan is not coming on or the system is low on refrigerant. Check the system and see if there is a refrigerant charge. If there...
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Has 135000 miles on original spark plugs. Car runs smooth and averages 23 mpg. It's hard for me to fix it if it ain't broke.
Spark plugs are replaced on a manufacturer specified maintenance schedule, in part due to plug gap erosion. Regular replacement at the 90,000 mile service interval interval that is specified for you model year also prevents a circumstance where the plug...
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How many man hours is required to change the spark plugs ?
Just to replace the spark plugs is going to require about 2.5 hours to remove the upper intake manifold and all the coils to access the spark plugs. If doing the job for a misfire then be prepared to replace...
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Car will not start. No noise when key turned. New battery. Yes
Hello There, It sounds like you may have a weak battery which is usually an indication when getting a clicking sound while turning the key to start the car. This happens when the battery simply does not have the requisite...
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how much should a dealer charge me to replace (labor only) door latch cable on a 2009 Silverado PU
Hello. It depends on which door cable is broken as to what it would cost. Most cables on this truck call for about 1.5-2 hours of labor. Depending on what the hourly rate is from the dealer would determine what...
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Brake rotor thickness before replacement
The standard thickness when new the front rotors are 28mm or 1.102 in. The minimum thickness before or after machining is 25.0mm or .983 in. This means you cannot take off more than about 3mm or .10 in if the...
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My car has service battery charging system chevy
This may be a sign of a weak battery, 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...
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Steering failure after driving through deep puddle
This may not be a problem with the vehicle at all but a problem of running in deep water. The belt started to slip when the water got on the bottom pulley. The engine and belt is not designed to...
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I added one litre of engine oil last week the light went off through out the week. It just started yesterday again completing a we
You need to make sure your oil is full to the fill line. If oil was low then this is cause of low pressure light. If light stays on then you need to have the oil pressure checked with a...
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Check engine light flashing running rough it was low on oil
A rough idle may be caused by many different things such as low fuel pressure, low voltage to the fuel injectors, dirty fuel injectors, a vacuum leak, a faulty Oxygen sensor or a dirty or failing idle air control valve....
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Why is my car violently shaking and my check engine light and HOLD light are flashing?
Hi There, This can happen for many different reasons. The check engine light will come on when any of the following issues are detected by your vehicle's computer. Shaking or vibration may be caused by things such as faulty spark...
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Jerking when reducing speed
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 monitors air intake as it is mixed with fuel prior to being injected into the...
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Car sputtering in park 2009 saturn vue
Hello There, Your oil level should not have any impact on the car's ability to idle correctly. The dimming of the interior lights may suggest a charging system problem such as a failing alternator or voltage regulator. As you may...
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I have questions about my 2009 kia spectra's CEL and the codes I had read. Car run's good and was running good when light came on.
Given the three codes, a known issue with sensor wiring in that vehicle (to be discussed momentarily), and only 89,000 miles on the engine, I would judge the likelihood of sensor failure to be "average". That is, there are lots...
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My car jumps when I go from brakes to gas
Hi There, It sounds like your car may be low on transmission fluid. Automatic transmissions use pressurized hydraulic fluid (Transmission fluid) to change gears. Every time a gear change is required, the car's computer activates a transmission solenoid, which directs...

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