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Motor warm up takes too long
If you are in an extreme cold climate then your engine will take longer to get to operating temperature if you get on the highway right away. If you before you leave your driveway hold your engine at 2000 rpms...
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I have the regular dual clutch automatic in a 2016 Ford Focus 2.0 and my question is: Can I engage the "downhill" button while accelerating?
Hi there. You can push the downhill button, but not when accelerating. This will not damage the transmission, but it may damage the brake system. The downhill button function works with your vehicle’s existing braking systems to block you from...
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How do you change a tire
Follow your owners manual for spare tire install and to locate your jack, lug wrench and spare tire in the trunk area. As a general rule you should apply parking brake or clock wheels from vehicle rolling. Loosen lug nuts,...
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main head lights
Hello. You should be able to turn off the headlights manually by using the headlight switch. On your model of vehicle it appears that the headlight switch is integrated into the turn signal lever, a design similar to many other...
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Indicator lights on with B1 code.
Hi there. The B1 service light is on for there are services that are due on your vehicle. The other warning lights that are on are the services that are required to check and make sure that they are functioning...
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T-belt light for 2016 hiace manual transmission
Hi there. Turn ignition switch off. Press and hold the odometer display button while turning ignition on. Hold button down for 5 seconds then release button. This will reset the reminder light for the timing belt change. If you need...
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Steering vibrates too much when I break
Vibration on application of the brakes is often due to warped rotors or rotor defects. Inasmuch as your car is from the 2016 model year, the car may be covered under a manufacturer warranty and so you should first consider...
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What is the engine oil capacity for Hyundai Santa Fe, 3.3L V6 - oil capacity when you also change the filter?
When changing the engine oil in your vehicle, and replacing the oil filter, the refill capacity should be 6 quarts. I would suggest putting in 5 quarts first, and then use the dipstick to get the level correct, just to...
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My command start on my truck beeps twice loudly. Like to stop it if at all possible.
Hi there. Locate the controller to the remote start system and follow the wiring to the horn or chirp device. Then, remove the battery cable and cut the wire to the horn or chirp device and re-route the wire to...
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Should I have concerns on a check engine light flashing for 2 seconds just after startup and acceleration?
Hi there. What code/codes are stored in the ECM? Weak ignition coil/coils, oil saturated spark plug wires, worn spark plugs, weak/broken ignition coil electrical connectors (very common on the Toyota/Lexus straight 6 cylinder engines), cracked/split intake hose chamber (also common),...
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My rear mirror broke not all the way it just the mirror and it hangs
If your rear view mirror has broken, I would recommend purchasing a new one to replace it with. Also, you will need to aquire a rear view mirror replacement kit. This will include the adhesive that is necessary to replace...
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The driver sear keeps popping up.
On this vehicle, it is very likely that the power seats have some sort of control module that controls all of their functions. A short within this module may cause the seat to move on its own accord. I would...
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Looks like an oil pan leak
Hello, What you are describing sounds like you may have caused some damage to the oil pan when running over the log. Since the oil pan is one of the most vulnerable parts of the motor at the very bottom...
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Stays idling when I put it in gear, and the car doesn't move. When forced into any gear without the clutch, the car does not shut off.
Hi there. The clutch may be worn and slipping causing the engine to stay running as the shifter is put into a gear selection. If the clutch was working, when put into gear and let off the clutch pedal, the...
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Engine dies for a second when traction control light comes on
Hi There, The traction control system monitors the steering stability of the vehicle and engages when loss of traction has been detected. This is done by the use of electronic sensors at each of the four wheels that communicate with...
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My car is leaking engine oil from under the car in a mass amount what could be causing this to happen?
The lower oil pan is an engine component that is close to the road and thus, if impacted, could be one possible leak point. Road debris impacting the oil pan can cause it to split, tear, or crack. Oil pans...
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My car is having all sorts of problems. My check engine light is on. We tuned it up, changed both O2 sensors, checked fuses, and n
Quite often, when one mechanical problem occurs, others are quick to follow. In most cases, they are not related to the same components being faulty. It is possible that during service of replacing or cleaning other parts, a battery cable...
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What does it mean when there is the letter I showing on the control dashboard panel inside a gas pump symbol
Hi there. After reviewing the 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee owner manual, the only lights that I could find that is similar to the one you've described are the TPMS (low tire pressure light), Low Fuel warning light, or the Gas...
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How far can I drive when fuel light comes on?
Every vehicle is a little different as to how far you can go when the fuel light comes on. It would be only about 2 to 3 gallons in the reserve after the light comes on. I would suggest you...
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Tow haul feature
The tow haul function is supposed to be used at all times when the vehicle is towing something behind the vehicle or the bed is loaded with a lot of weight. This is so you do not damage the transmission...

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