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Engine light stays on until I refuel and reset
Hello. It sounds like you have a programming issue in the computer. The computer is not properly detecting the fuel level in the tank. I would like to know what the code that is coming up, but you need to...
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Why does my engine surge when the cruise control is on in my 2017 Kia Sportage
Hello. This commonly occurs due to the fact that this engine is underpowered. The smaller engine in your vehicle has a problem maintaining speed which causes this fluctuation. I have seen a lot of complaints on this vehicle for this....
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Excessive fuel consumption
That does sound like it's drinking a lot of fuel, but it's hard to say until you actually get a good measurement. Fill the tank, but when you do, set the trigger on the second notch instead of the top...
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How do you view the digital speedometer in a 2017 Chevrolet raverse
Many GMC and Chevrolet vehicles are now available with digital speedometers. There is often times a button with a picture of a road on it either on or nearby the steering wheel. When this button is pressed multiple times, the...
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just drove a brand new truck off the lot today and 10 minutes down the road it starts blowing blue smoke out the exhaust and engin
Hello, thank you for writing in. In this situation you need to make sure you take the vehicle back to the dealership immediately. Assuming it is already there, they should be able to compensate for your time and energy. There...
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Banging sound at slow speed at left rear wheel well area
Hi there. Raise up the vehicle and check all of the suspension, sway bar, ball joints, and the shock absorbers. Makes sure that everything is tight. If everything is tight, lower the vehicle and do a bounce test on the...
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winter rims do i need the same center bore
Yes. No matter the type of wheel - steel or aluminum, or the design, wheels with the proper bolt pattern and hub size will fit the vehicle properly and safely. Wheel diameter, width, offset, and bolt pattern are all things...
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Hyundai Elantra 2017- RPM is going up and same time Speed is reducing on Highway
In most cases this issue is caused by a faulty speed sensor on the transmission or a ECU glitch that should be reviewed or repaired by a Hyundai dealership. Since your car is a new model, it might be best...
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Airbags were deployed. All airbags and damage have been replaced. How do I reset the computer? 2017 BMW X3
Hello - this problem requires a full-function, BMW specific problem scanner and reset tool. This is usually only available at a BMW dealer. I would expect to be charged for an inspection fee as well as the code reset function....
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Everytime I drive on the freeway 60+ mph it starts to wobble.
This a warranty issue and that means that, regardless of the cause, which I will help you with momentarily, the dealership is absolutely required to resolve this issue and resolve it pronto due to the existence of Federal and state...
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Hard shifting into gears
As this is a new vehicle, it may be best to make an appointment with your dealership service department. A notchy shifter or difficulty putting it into different gears may indicate some adjustment issues which should be covered by your...
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Hood and bumper have been crashed 2017 Toyota
Hi there - unfortunately, this is not a service YourMechanic can offer at this time. This task is best handled by a collision repair estimator at a reputable paint and body shop. S/he is trained to evaluate visible and not-so-visible...
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Horn honks when walking around or away from vehicle.
Hello, thank you for writing in. The vehicle does this obviously as a security and safety feature. The software and settings will need to be accessed and changed to your liking. The first place you should check for help is...
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Can I disable Bluetooth on a 2017 Honda Civic Hatchback 2017
Hi there - yes, Bluetooth can be disabled on this vehicle if you happen to purchase a model with that feature. It is part of the infotainment system (integrated radio, navigation, etc.). And yes, you can still buy models of...
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I'm looking at new cars. Can I disable Bluetooth? 2017 Honda Civic hatchback
Hello - yes, Bluetooth can be disabled on this vehicle if you happen to purchase a model with that feature. It is part of the infotainment system (integrated radio, navigation, Internet connectivity, etc.). And yes, you can still buy models...
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2017 fusion dead battery.
Hello. This is a common issue on this vehicle. Most of the time it is caused by a parasitic drain caused by a programming issue with the integrated control module. This module controls most of the functions of the interior...
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Cadillac CTS OnStar disconnection
Hello. The OnStar system is wired to receive a wide variety of inputs so that immediate assistance can be provided in the event of an accident. For this reason it may very well be possible that the system is tied...
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Lost brakes and power steering.
This vehicle is so new there is no information on the problem yet. I recommend having the vehicle towed to the dealer and see if the vehicle can be traded for another new vehicle. If you only made it 50...
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There is a strong alcohol smell in the cabin
Hello, thank you for writing in. Does it smell sweet at all? I believe you are smelling glycol. This is the type of alcohol that is used in coolant that will keep it liquid at freezing temperatures. If you are...
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Whistling sound in passenger side
Hello, thank you for writing in. If the issues can be resolved by messing with the seals around the doors and windows, there is a good chance they are the problem. With that being said, you may need to have...

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