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Breaks hard car dont start but sounds like it wants to
You should look on the dash for the theft light illuminated when ignition is turned on? If it is on then you will need to have the theft system diagnosed to see why it is activated. Try another set of...
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When I drive there's a rattling noise coming from the driver side , I took it to the mechanic and they said everything looked fine
Hi Diego. The problem with trying to diagnose a rattle noise like you've indicated, is that typically most shops do not test drive a vehicle to attempt to replicate the symptom. If they did not complete a test drive, then...
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Hi! I have a 2016 Ford Focus. I had just replaced the battery in it, and I am really puzzled with it's starting performance now
Since you have effectively eliminated the battery as a potential issue, I would suggest having the alternator checked to determine if it is receiving the proper amount of voltage from something called the voltage regulator. The voltage regulator regulates the...
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RAV4 2016 Static on all radio stations with flutter
Hi Gail. Thanks for contacting us tonight. Problems with radio static are usually caused by a poor electrical connection - in many cases, it's the connection with the antennae or a ground wire connection to the body of the car....
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Ratteling passanger door
A rattle inside the door would require the door panel to be removed to see if there is something loose or there is another issue like broken glass from a broke window from the past. Once the door panel is...
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2016 chevy malibu 1.5 eco tec turbo 49000 miles on it at gm dealer. just called me and said the problem is beyond the recall and h
Although there are 7 recalls on your model, none of those recalls involve the engine itself. The dealer might be referring to a special "service campaign" but those are not recalls. I do see in the NHTSA database some GM...
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Car does not start
There are a number of things that may be causing the car not to start as a result of the vehicle being driven through high water. There are a number of sensors in the vehicle that may not work properly...
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rattle coming from passenger side front when idle
Hi Mercedes. Thanks for contacting us today. Although the audio was hard to hear in the video, it sounds a lot like a constant engine knocking noise. This is often caused by a serpentine belt pulley that is loose or...
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Shutter
The shuddering problem is coming from the CVT transmission and may be an internal clutch slippage or valve body pressure problem. This will require the transmission to be pressure tested to see if it is due to the wrong fluids...
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I'm thinking about buying a 2016 Honda Civic with 12,600 miles
This should not be a problem as sometimes the ABS module may need to be reprogrammed due to glitches in software or other issues related to the functioning of the ABS sensors at each of the four wheels on the...
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Location of coolant temperature sensor location on a 2016 Chrysler 200
the coolant temperature sensor is located on the end of engine block above thermostat housing hose connection.
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I replaced my DRL on my 2016 Jetta but the indicator light is still on
Hi Tony. Thanks for submitting your question today. If the Daytime Running Indicator light is still illuminated after completing these repairs, then it's likely that an error code is stuck in the ECU and simply needs to be removed by...
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Vehicle squeaks from back left when accelerating or when hitting a hard enough bump. Dodge charger 2016 50k miles
Hi Gridpa1. Thanks for submitting your question tonight. There are several things that could be causing this type of noise. Most common is that a rear stabilizer bar bushing is starting to wear, but with only 50,000 miles on a...
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I accidentally put 5W-30 in my 2016 Camry instead of 5W20. Is it OK to drive it until I change back to 5W20?
Synthetic oil with a viscosity rating of 0W-20 is specified for your vehicle. 5W-20 is acceptable as well. 5W-30 will not harm your engine. Use of 5W-30 might add some additional cost in terms of reduced fuel economy due to...
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when my car is stopped or going slow i can hear a helicopter noise. it sounds like it’s coming from the front end of my car.
If you are hearing the noise at idle when the car is not moving, generally the noise you are describing originates in the engine, the transmission (torque converter runs even at idle), and/or the accessory drives. If the sound occurs...
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My BMW won't start after sitting in a puddle
The water must of been high enough to short out electrical system. You will need to get car out of water and let it dry out with battery disconnected. Have battery recharged and then after a day of drying out...
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A/C Installation
Hi Edwardo. Thanks for contacting us tonight. This question would be better answered by a Hyundai dealership, as they'll need to look up your VIN number to determine exactly what is needed to finish the AC installation. We, unfortunately, don't...
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Car starts n idles fine. When I put it in gear it stalls. I'm thinking transmission fluid problems? Also it "CLANKS" when shifting
The torque converter and torque converter lock up solenoid should be evaluated. Another possibility is an internal hydraulic leak in transmission seals causing pressure to apply both reverse and forward gears at the same time, lock up the transmission and...
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Car turned off at a light (no warning signs) , all interior lights were still on. Tried turning it off then back on, all lights ca
There was a GM recall for a "similar" issue, for your year, make and model, but the recall notice seems to indicate only 600 or fewer cars were within the recall. You should provide your VIN to the dealer and...
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Thumping sound
You may potentially have a tire that may be out of balance. I would suggest taking the vehicle back to the place that rotated the tires to have them check to be sure they are all properly balanced. Another possibility...

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