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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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09 jetta bangs and jerks when shifting from park to drive or reverse when cold or first started. Jerks during gear shifts wen cold
Hi there. When a car jerks or bangs when it's running, it's typically the result of an engine misfire or exhaust of vacuum leak. In many cases, this could also be due to ignition system components, wires or connections being...
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First the car engine light started blinking and the car stuttered while decelerating and accelerating. now won't past 40 mph
Hi there. The range of possible reasons for the warning light issue you are having, from a sensor failure to actual electrical or mechanical fault in the engine or transmission is extremely wide. Without completing a warning light inspection and...
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Faulty tire pressure monitor system
Your car has sensors at each of the four wheels that monitor the tire pressure at each tire. When these tire pressure sensors fail, you may notice inaccurate readings as to your tire pressure. In some cases, you may not...
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What can I do to help my 2009 Audi S5 get better gas mileage?
Often times, owners have unrealistic expectations for their vehicles when it comes to fuel mileage. This is because the EPA estimated fuel mileage rating give to a vehicle doesn't stand up to real-world driving conditions. That being said, there are...
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Remote control won't open my trunk, but I can use the button on the door. No key access. 09 Chevy Mailbu
it sounds like you may need to replace the battery in your remote key fob. This is very common when the batteries in the key fobs die. In some cases, the other possibility may be that the contacts inside the...
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My mazda cx9 front whhel axle broke whole driving , what is the average repair cost ,
In a case like this it's difficult to estimate the damage without getting an inspection. What probably started as a bad wheel bearing became a whole lot more complicated when it was driven until failure, and it will be necessary...
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When parking in a parking spot, my car makes a purring/creaking noise when turning the wheel all the way, at slow speeds.
Hi there. What you are describing is typically an indication of low power steering fluid or problems with the power steering system. It is also possible that the serpentine belt or drive belt is showing signs of wear and tear....
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Started my 2009 cobalt, smelled gas looked under car and gas was pouring out, replaced pump last October. Help!!
If your vehicle is leaking fuel, it can be from a few different places. First, one of the fuel hoses could be leaking. These hoses are made of rubber and can become brittle and crack over time. Second, the metal...
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can you drive your car with a hole in your catalytic converter
Hi there. It's not recommended to drive a vehicle with a hole in the exhaust system, especially the catalytic converter. In most cases, a hole in the exhaust can cause harmful exhaust gases to leak, which can be harmful to...
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2009 ford ranger died while driving
This may be related to many different possibilities, some of which may be related to a lack of spark or possibly timing issues and some of which may be related to a fuel delivery problem or a combination of both....
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Vsc , check engine light
Hi There, The VSC (Vehicle Stability Control) light indicates that there may be something wrong with the traction control system. The traction control system monitors the steering and stability of the vehicle and engages when loss of traction has been...
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Price for replacing tow front upper control arms and front lower ball joints on a Chrysler 08
Hi there. You can request an estimate for these services by clicking this link to the control arm assembly replacement page. Once you click the Get a Quote blue button, you'll enter your vehicle information and location, and also add...
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My belt keeps coming off. But it starts up fine. What's the problem???
Thank you for your question. Possible causes of this issue are pulley misalignment (pulleys out of plane), use of the incorrect belt (i.e., wrong part number) or a non-OEM (OEM is dealer) belt, inadequate belt tension, incorrect or defective automatic...
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My 2009 Cadillac cts starts and drives maybe like a mile before my wheel locks and car shut off....and now it has completely shut
Hi There, Depending on whether or not the vehicle will turn over will determine what the next step should be. If the engine does not turn over, I would recommend checking all connections related to the battery and check to...
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Car still won't pick up speed the spark plugs were bad but not sure if the coil packs could be bad to but I don't have a way of kn
Hi there. Anytime you have a check engine light on the dashboard, it's because the computer detected an error picked up by one of the sensors on your car. By having a professional mechanic come to your location and complete...
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2009 toyota Camry is stuck in 2nd drive since it was towed and will not start
Hi there. It's possible that the shift linkage is stuck or simply needs to be reset. It would probably be a good idea to have a professional mobile mechanic come to your location and complete a car is hard to...
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driver window goes down a bit after turning car off
The most likely cause of this issue based on your description would be a faulty window motor and regulator assembly. The fact that it only falls down when the ignition is off is odd so further inspection may be necessary....
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I have a 2009 Ford Focus it won't go into gear when I start it but it'll go into gear when the car is shut off what can it be
Hi There, It sounds like the clutch may not be disengaging properly where the pressure plate may not be pushed in completely by the hydraulic clutch system. You can try checking this by starting the vehicle with the clutch in...
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I have a po420 code and suspect my flex pipe between the two cats is leaking. Could that be a possibility of why that code is comi
The downstream oxygen sensor (post converter) monitors the efficiency of the catalytic converter. If there is no downstream sensor after the second converter then the P0420 code cannot arise from a fault there. Exhaust leaks have to repaired anyway, due...

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