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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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SRS light on
Hi there. The front seat position airbag sensor on the 2009 Toyota Corolla is consider a safety system device. As such, only a certified Toyota mechanic should remove or replace this device. Your best source of getting information on this...
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yellow engine light with p0300,p0302,p0304 codes.
The first thing these codes show is cylinders 2 and 4 are misfiring. You swapped coils around but notice you moved coils 2 and 4 with each other. If these were misfiring then swapping these coils will not move the...
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Got my rear main seal fixed, but my car keeps having a rough idle, cutting off & the Electronic Throttle Control Light is on.
It sounds like you may have a faulty electronic throttle control unit. The electronic throttle unit opens and closes the throttle blade based upon input from various engine control sensors, including the accelerator pedal. This unit also controls, among other...
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I have a Audi A3 2009 2.0 and when I press on the gas it doesn't go anywhere.
Typically when you have a vehicle where the engine is running and a transmission range has been selected and the vehicle does not respond to the range selected, you can have a slipping transmission or a loose or broken linkage...
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does the repair include coolant recycling and line drying
Refrigerant cannot be charged to an empty system without first thoroughly evacuating the system, preferably down to 500 microns. Therefore, if you see a price quoted for charging an empty system, of course that includes a proper, professional and complete...
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Told oil separator in 2009 Volkswagon EOS is clogged and needs replacing. Should an oil change be done also at time of repair?
Hello, thank you for writing in. The oil should be changed at the same time as the oil separator is replaced. The separator is not located in a place where the oil needs to be drained to access it, so...
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I drive a Suzuki Alto 2009 model. May car recently just a few days ago started having this vibrating problem which I could feel when I start the engine.
Check the brakes and see if they are disengaged. Try taking the vehicle and pushing it by hand with the engine off and the transmission in neutral. If the car moves easy, then the air conditioning clutch on the compressor...
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Camshaft vs timing chain failure symptoms 2009 Acura TSX
Hi there - wear or damage from timing chain components can be indicated by irregular metallic noises - rattling or tapping from the front of the engine. Worn timing chain guides, a weak chain tensioner, stretched chain - these all...
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I have a 09 VW Jetta....I have received a recall 2009 Volkswagon Jetta
Hello - this Recall (#16V913000) relates to a software upgrade to the ABS control module. Since this is a highly safety-related component of the vehicle, I can't imagine VW is going to haggle over this. Call Volkswagon Customer Service (800...
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2009 gmc acadia..car starts but when you put it in drive it cuts off
Hello, thank you for writing in. To begin, there are several recalls and issues known to happen with the Acadia within your year range. If you have not already looked up your VIN to see if your vehicle was part...
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How do I fix a P0016 code for a 2009 bmw 328i
Hi there. The P0016 OBD-II trouble code indicates that the camshaft position sensor for bank 1 does not correlate to the signal from the crankshaft position sensor. In some cases it can cause the symptoms you are experiencing. You might...
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Engine has a clicking sound at the front of the motor. Continues to click and seems to get quieter when accelerating 2009 Honda Odyssey
Hi there - your Odyssey engines valve train is adjustable, and requires an occasional adjustment, or you get a bit of clicking as you have noticed. Make sure the proper engine oil is in the engine, and that there is...
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Camshaft position sensor
Hello and thanks for writing in. The camshaft position sensor is a magnetic sensor that monitors camshaft speed to regulate ignition timing and fuel injection timing. It gathers and sends information about the car’s camshaft speed to the car’s electronic...
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Car stutters when idling
Engine misfires can be caused by many different problems and are generally caused by either a spark or fuel issue or in some cases, a combination of both. Spark related problems generally will result from things like ignition coils, crankshaft...
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I go over 50mph and my car starts making like a scraping noise on my right fromt wheel any ideas what it could be?
It sounds like you may have a failing or worn out wheel bearing. A wheel bearing will usually fail due to pitting or small damage on the surface of the rollers or the bearing race. Both the surface of the...
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Why is my 2009 Ford Taurus still running hot after I put new water pump, new thermostat on and flush radiator twice but it still runs hot.
You may still have air pockets in the cooling system. If you do not bleed out the air it will still overheat. After bleeding all the air out of the engine and heater core then see if it still overheats....
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How can someone tell if it's timing chain or something else that would cause the motor to freeze up? Thanks.
Remove the timing chain cover and see if the chain is intact. If the chain is broken, then either the chain can bind up on the crankshaft sprocket or the pistons can come in contact with the valves when they...
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Car rev's fluctuate when idling sometimes, happened twice in one week.
Hi There, What you are describing sounds like a dirty or faulty idle air control valve. The idle control valve reads the air intake into the throttle body and relays this information to the computer which then uses this information...
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I have a Subaru Impreza 2009 and the two charger ports do not work as aux and there is no aux cable input even though the radio aux.
Check the fuses with the auxiliary charging ports to see if they have burned. If the fuse is good, then there is an open or short within the wiring to the charging ports. The radio has an auxiliary wire attached...

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