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my 2015 Corolla vibrates when accelerating at 20-23mph. I put it in the Toyota shop 3 times. They said its normal. :(. Is it norma
The vibration is not normal and probably reflects an imbalance in a rotating engine or transmission component. Once engine speed and gear, at the time of the vibration, is known, that might help to narrow the diagnostic and in a...
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My car cut off last week. The mechanic said it was the fuel pump. The fuel was replaced. I got the car back yesterday and it just
If you are able to re-start the car immediately and readily after it stalls, there is an intermittent electrical connection in the ignition or fuel system and/or the sensors that control those systems. If the car is immediately re-starting, the...
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Motion sensors for accident avoidance gives false positives
Be sure all sensor elements are clean and unobstructed. According to surveying carried out by "Consumer Reports", the Ford system is among the more reliable in the industry so, based on your description, the accident avoidance system is malfunctioning. The...
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Where is the map sensor location on a Chrysler 200 2015
The sensor plug is visible on the intake manifold. Look for a 3-wire plug on the intake manifold that has the following wire colors: Pink wire (MAP signal wire), Green wire (MAP ground wire), and Yellow wire (5 volt supply...
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I have a 2015 chevy trax, the ac blows cool not cold air out of the passenger side vents and hot air out of the driver side vents
Hi Tammy. Thanks for contacting us today. There are a few different things that can cause this odd situation. It's possible that low refrigerant charge in the a/c system as a cause of this, so it may just be that...
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2015 Ford Focus, transmission overheating light comes on
If you are getting a message stating that your transmission is overheating, I would strongly recommend checking the transmission fluid level. A low transmission fluid level could cause the transmission to overheat and even malfunction. If you find that your...
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I am currently looking at a 2015 Audi A4 is there any way someone could come inspect it before I buy.
Inspection service is available in Hillside, NJ. To request an inspection, please schedule via YourMechanic's pre-purchase vehicle inspection service page. An inspection of the specific vehicle you want to purchase, carried out by a certified Mechanic, dispatched to your location,...
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Wipers are streaking
Stock wiper blades are pretty generic in terms of quality. Most manufactures choose cost over quality when it comes to wiper blades. If you want a dependable long lasting wiper blade I recommend rain x latitude blades. I've had a...
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Window regulator stopped working
Hello, there are a variety of causes for the power window regulator to fail. The most likely would be the regulator, switch, and regulator motor. Given that these have been replaced it should take care of the issue. Humidity can...
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Why is my trip meter not working?
The trip odometer display typically allows you to track an A or B trip on a 2015 Dodge Avenger. If you've referred to your owner manual and followed the instructions for resetting the trip odometer, and it's not working, it's...
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Why is my car overheating?
Hi there, thanks for writing in. I'd be happy to help. The cooling fan in your car is electric. It is triggered by a relay and temperature sensor. If equipped with air conditioning, turn it on and see if the...
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Thermostat stuck
If you are referring to the engine cooling system thermostat, if that thermostat is stuck closed or partly closed, your engine will overheat but such will be obvious upon reading the engine temperature gauge on the instrument panel. Obviously, if...
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The interior lights flash when you press the brakes
Hi there. It really depends on what the source of the electrical glitch is; which will determine the repairs needed. I'd wager that the issue is an electrical fault with the brake switch that is causing this. However, since you...
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The interior lights flash when you press the brakes
For your particular vehicle there is a technical bulletin PL1268A, dated on March 4, 2015. It calls for the replacement of the two front overhead console lights with part number 23104411. If you are still under warranty, then it will...
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The car has trouble starting after gas tank is filled up
Hi There, It sounds like you may have a problem with your evaporative emissions control system. Your car has a small purge valve called a purge solenoid in the Evaporative Emissions system that controls the venting of fumes from the...
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Steering wheel locked while going around curve
I would suspect that the steering is electronic and something was not making contact when you were going over the bumps and caused the steering to lock. It could also be a programming issue or a steering sensor issue. Have...
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Steering wheel locked while going around curve
Hello there, When a vehicle loses power assist in the steering it can definitely be a cause for concern. The 2015 Q5 is equipped with electro-mechanical power steering. This type of system uses electronics to provide the power assistance to...
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Shaking
Your engine has direct fuel injection. Over time, the intake valves can suffer from carbon build up because fuel is not being washed over them. Always use top tier gasoline even if you use Regular and not Premium. You can...
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Radio/navigation/telephone system freezes
When diagnosing cars technicians can only go off the symptoms they can duplicate. This can be complicated by intermittent issues such as this. Intermittent issues can be caught using various electrical testing procedures but the fault has to happen when...
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Powertrain warning lamp.
Hello. The powertrain warning light, commonly referred to as the check engine light can come on for many reasons. If the engine computer detects an issue with the engine management, fuel, ignition, or emissions systems, it will set off the...

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