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My car is not getting fuel to injectors I replaced filter and fuel pump
Hello, from what you describe it appears that you may be having an issue with the engine management system. The fuel pump provides the fuel and pressure for the fuel injectors, however it does not control their on and off...
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temp gauge in normal range, turn off car and electric fans are running. Open hood and coolant overflow tank is overflowing
The cooling fans running on a 90 degree day is fairly normal for most cars. The coolant overflow full with pressure is also normal. As the heat of the coolant heats up and cools down this causes an expanding and...
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Car not starting
Hi, thanks for writing in. Make sure your battery tests 12.6 volts or higher. Next, test your alternator to ensure it is maintaining 13.8 - 14.2 volts. You may have to go to a local parts shop and use their...
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My anti theft system locked me out
It seems like your issue isn't going to be resolved without the dealership. However, there may be a couple of things we can do to resolve your issue. I will go through a couple of steps and hopefully it will...
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my car idles up and down while sitting and die out fault code p1172 p1611 circuit short to ground p0507
Hi there. Due to the fact that multiple fault codes are showing up, I'd recommend having a professional mobile mechanic come to your location to complete a check engine light inspection; so they can pinpoint what is causing each code...
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Car died while driving now won't crank
At 150 thousand miles it really could be anything. I'm not clear on weather you have a car that will not start or one that will not crank. A car that will not crank may have problems in the charging...
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Vehicle does not start
Hello. Before attempting to rewire the starting circuit, I would first try to repair or replace the broken harness or connector. A replacement harness or connector should not be that difficult to source from a dealership or parts place. If...
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Car accelerates from stop fine but sluggish after that
Hi there. Sometimes problems like you've indicated can be due to a clogged catalytic converter, small exhaust leak, fuel system components dirty or clogged with debris or ignition system components that are worn out. Anytime you have a check engine...
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Car Starts but Shuts off
Hi there. It is possible that your MAF sensor combined with a dirty EGR valve that is causing this issue. Although cleaning these components might clear things up for a while, if they have never been replaced, it is probably...
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My car hesitates when accelerating, specially uphill
Hello, thank you for writing in. One of the most common reasons for black smoke and a loss of power is a rich air-fuel mixture. With the check engine light on, have the vehicle scanned for diagnostic codes. This can...
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My car hesitates & stutters uphill, black smoke out of exhaust
Hi there. A problem like you've described is commonly caused by a few different things, ranging from fuel system components like fuel injectors, throttle body and mass air flow sensors being dirty or needing replacement. It's also common for worn...
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High RPM but Slow acceleration
Hi Giovanni, Thank you for contacting us. We understand that you think it's the CAT. However, form our end we cannot state that with 100% certainty. Is it possible that a clogged up CAT is the source of the high...
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1998 Saab 900 SE Turbo won't hold power after a jump
It sounds like you may have a weak battery from the extended periods of sitting. As you may know, even a vehicle with a properly functioning charging system (i.e. alternator, voltage regulator, etc) will ultimately not keep a battery properly...

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