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Car has an electrical problem
The turn signal switch may have failed and caused other issues as it is tied to many circuits. The multi-function switch must be inspected and the circuits it covers to make sure there were no shorts. If the wiper pump...
Clicking sound from the rear end on 1990 Porsche 944
The rubber boot on the CV joint can rupture after high miles and the grease will leak or splatter from the area as the wheel it's connected to turns. Once the joint is dry, you will be able to hear...
1990 Porsche 944, starts well, shuts off after a few minutes
After checking for the proper fuel pressure, have an experienced technician inspect the ignition systems, crankshaft position sensor and distributor pickup coils. A malfunction here will cause a stall, as these devices help the computer determine when to send spark...
Car won't go into gear ocassionally, 1990 Porsche 944
Hi there, thanks for writing in about your 1990 Porsche 944. A severely worn clutch will cause slippage and the vehicle will not move. Another common concern is the linkage between the shifter and transmission assembly. The cable and the...
Battery drain, car has to be jump-started
The voltage will be monitored at the battery while removing circuit protectors to find the area where there may be a short causing a component to be continuously powered on. In some cases, a door ajar switch will malfunction and...
Body throttle wont accelerate when pedal is pressed, car starts at very low idle
It is possible that the idle speed is out of adjustment. Many vehicles from the 1980s have adjustable idle speeds to improve power or fuel economy. I would recommend having the idle speed adjusted to the factory specifications by a...

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