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Hi there. From the description you have provided. The delayed shift sounds more like a programming issue. I would think with only 34,000 miles, this is something that, should be covered under manufacturer's warranty. I would recommend contacting the dealership...
Differential oil and spark plugs needed at maintenance?
Do not do the service unless they can tell you why this is needed since the owners manual does not recommend it yet. If there is a recall, then it should not cost you to get it done. Verify with...
Do I need gap insurance?
Gap insurance is designed to cover the difference between what is owed on the vehicle (your car loan) and what the insurance company may pay out in the event of an accident or loss. Any example might be a situation...
The front right starts shaking really bad at 30 mph. This is a rebuild car.
Anytime there is a rebuilt car title on a vehicle you never know what kind of problem caused the vehicle to be totaled by the insurance company. The insurance company determined that the needed repairs to fix the vehicle back...
Oil change due, now car is bouncing and shaking
Hello. The oil change should not cause the car to bounce or shake. This may be unrelated to the oil change and may be a sign of a more serious problem and should be looked at by a qualified mechanic...
Nissan Pulsar 2015 heating problem
Hi and thanks for your question. It sounds like you have two different things that could be fixed. There is either a vacuum line that split open on the blend doors to the heater and a/c system, or the blend...
Can a cracked evaporative canister affect my air filters?
The cabin air filter should be replaced every time you have an oil change. This keeps the air in the cab clean at all times and keeps the AC and heater working in good condition. The filters are not a...
Performance exhaust recommendation for a 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee
Hello. The type of exhaust that you will use depends greatly on what kind of sound that you want to achieve and if you are going to do it yourself or if you are going to have an exhaust shop...
What type of oil do I use in my altima
That's a good question. I did some research and it says 0W20. However, there is a small chance that my information is incorrect. Most vehicles, especially new ones, you can find the oil type on the oil fill cap. It...
Our Honda power steering light comes on but not always and can't be diagnosed by Honda technician. What should I try next?
From what I gather is that you brought it to the dealer and the mechanic cannot verify the light coming on. If this is the case then this is why the mechanic cannot diagnose the problem. The mechanic cannot diagnose...
I have deep, thick layers of tar on my paint.
The easiest way to remove bug mess and tar from your paint is to lay a pre-treated wipe over the affected area and let it soak. This allows the chemicals to soak in and saturate the tar. Try rinsing off...
Battery CCA
I would suggest you wait and investigate it further. If you have added acid to your battery and it seems good, don't replace it. I would wait and possibly save yourself some money. Your battery is new enough that you...
On my headliner my son splashed some moca coffee. How can i get this off?
At your local auto parts store, there will be several interior upholstry cleaners available that should work well. These cleaners can be used on carpet, seats, door panels, and headliners. I would recommend using a soft towel rather than the...
I think I accidentally put diesel fuel in my 2015 Nissan Altima.
Hi there. Yes, it is possible to put diesel into any vehicle as not all nozzles are differentiated. If this has happened, it's not all bad, but not all good. The bad news is that all the fuel will need...
Driver side Glass scratches after rolling down or up
Hello. The felt weather strips are there to wipe away excess moisture or fog from window. They are not designed to wipe away dirt or debris. You should clean the felt strip with a spray bottle of water or a...
Car won't start. When trying to start, starter makes a clicking noise and then closed back hatch recloses.
It sounds like there is some type of drain on the battery. When there is low voltage in a battery, it can cause several symptoms. The electrical systems can act very strangely when they don't have the correct voltage being...
Are red headlights illegal?
Hi there, Yes, this is true. It is indeed illegal to have anything but white or blue headlights. Red is meant to indicate the back of a car. Yellow is for marker lights, including turn signal lights. It is conceivable...
Engine oil
Your car should hold 5 quarts and calls for 5W-20 oil. Keep in mind that the type of oil and viscosity (thickness indicated by the numbers) may need to be adjusted for the type of climate you drive in. Cold...
Engine went into "limp home mode with power train fault wrench indicated in dash. It will not accelerate. Not pulling any load.
Hi there. Your vehicle's wrench light, Check Engine Light and lack of performance go hand in hand. The vehicle's PCM (powertrain control module) has recognized a fault and put the vehicle into limp home mode. It could be, a throttle...
brake rubbing noise
The problem is that you had the brake rotors resurfaced and the pads were not replaced. The old pads surface was not flat when the rotor surface was resurfaced. The raised parts of the pads wore into the rotors first...

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