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Q: No oil pressure.
If your oil level is where it needs to be, there is proper oil filter installed, and there are no leaks, this would indicate a bad oil pump or possibly bad crankshaft main bearings. If the engine runs without knocking, smoking or other...
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Idling roughly and stalling
If you are referring to your head gasket, it is possible that something may not have gone back together correctly in the process. If the gasket did not seal, this could cause compression issues which could cause your engine not...
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Car running badly after engine rebuild
If you are able to start your vehicle and keep it running with high RPM's the issue may not be with your wiring inside. The issue could still be out in the engine bay area. There are so many variables...
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Q: Engine getting no spark
Hi. Is there any power coming from the top of the distributor? The ignition coil itself may not be firing correctly and should be inspected. The coil is controlled by the ECU which does have the possibility of crashing as...
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Car won't start with new battery after sitting a year
Hello. If the vehicle only starts with the jumper wire method, then it is likely its an issue with the ignition switch itself. It's possible that the switch itself is bad or the key has a become bad. Try starting...
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When hitting a puddle, car died & had buzzing noise
Hi. Thanks for writing in about your 1996 Nissan 240SX. It is likely that you have some stationary water on top of one of the circuits or inside of one of the connectors causing the fuses to blow. I wouldn't buy...
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Brake pedal sinks all the way to floorboard
Hi. Sounds like a sweet setup you have there for your 1998 Nissan 240SX. It sounds to me like the lack of brake pedal pressure could be due to a leaking brake booster possibly or a brake booster hose collapsing...
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Q: Gas pedal sticking
I have seen this issue before. Your gas pedal is connected to the throttle plate via a cable. If the throttle plate becomes dirty, it will get stuck and harder to move. You will feel this in the gas pedal....
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My car only starts if I cover the air intake tube where the air filter goes
This may suggest you have a vacuum leak. When plugging the air intake tube, you are choking the motor off from supplying it with air. If taking your hand off and allowing it to breathe on its own causes it...
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My Rpms start to go up like crazy and seems to lose power when I'm at WOT
In many cases, the symptoms you're describing are related to a blockage in the fuel delivery system; perhaps the fuel injectors or the throttle body itself. Over time, carbon builds up inside the throttle body and the [fuel injectors]((https://www.yourmechanic.com/article/what-causes-fuel-injectors-to-get-clogged-or-dirty) which...
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Air conditioning pressure doesn't change when clutch is engaged.
If your expansion valve was stuck in the open position then you may not see much, if any, change in pressures. Before replacing the expansion valve I would recommend you remove the compressor inlet line and turn the compressor by...
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Hit a curb and coilover is rubbing tire.
You most likely bent the wheel spindle or strut [https://www.yourmechanic.com/services/strut-assembly-replacement] causing the top of the wheel to bend in toward the strut spring. You should have the wheel, strut, lower control arm and spindle to identify what component get damaged....
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Tachometer slowly rises while driving (1500 rpm after 5 min, 4000 rpm after 10) regardless of gear
Hi there. Check the VSS (vehicle speed sensor) on the transmission for any loose wires. If the wires are tight, then remove the VSS and clean it off, then put it back in and retest. If the symptoms come back,...
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An issue where my car is now misaligned, the car likes to sway side to side, when braking stops sway and almost aligns it back.
Hi Link. Thanks for the question tonight. One thing you might want to check is your wheel bearings, as damaged or loose wheel bearings can cause a 'floating' issue with the front end that tends to clear up when braking....
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My car died while on the freeway and I lost all power to my headlights, taillights, blinkers, power steering, windows and door loc
Hi there. Power to operate your vehicle during operation is supplied by the alternator. If you lost power to all systems, it will be caused by either the alternator failing, or an electrical relay or connection being damaged. Circuit tests...
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I need toraue specs for a 1997 240 240sx front wheel hub bearing
Hi there. I would highly recommend watching this video, which will provide you the education and info you are requesting.
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My car won’t start. The dash lights don’t turn on when I turn the key. There is a new battery in it. Start when jumped.
It sounds like the ground wire itself could be faulty. I would recommend replacing the ground wire itself and this should re gain power in your electrical system.

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