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When staring the car and when it is idling, it makes the loudest rattling sound. The sound is not like a rod knock but more like something is loose.
Hi there. The noise could be a heat shield that is loose on your engine causing the loud vibration noise and it will appear to be a rattling noise. If the rattling noise is more choppy and not fast and...
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plug short frequently
Hi there. Sometimes this issue can be caused by the distributor cap or rotor being damaged; which is most likely why replacing the plug and plug wire didn't resolve the issue. I would recommend having a local mechanic completing an...
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Car vibrates and tachometer indicator goes up and down
Idle fluctuation can be caused by a number of things. A vacuum leak can be one cause. If there is a broken or disconnect vacuum line, broken air intake hose, or gasket leak, the engine can draw in too much...
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Crankshaft positional sensor and transmission speed sensor code is on with check engine. Can they be related? Can the transmissio
Hello. The crankshaft position sensor and the transmission speed sensor are closely related. They both measure the vehicle's speed and keeps the rest of the vehicle working within the parameters it needs to. Without proper inputs to the PCM from...
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Transmission problem?
This is often a sign of low transmission fluid or a faulty transmission control solenoid. As you know, automatic transmissions use pressurized hydraulic fluid to change gears. Every time a gear change is required, the car's computer activates a transmission...
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Car is slipping gears and not wanting to shift, transmission issues?
Hi there. When a transmission fluid change is completed, the changes are instant; as the transmission is a hydraulic-based system and the fluid helps to keep pressure inside the system once you start up the vehicle. It may take a...
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Car missing and poor pick up
Hello, An engine can ping (or knock) due to an improper combustion process. A "spark knock" is the result of combustion occurring too early. Early combustion can occur from carbon buildup inside the combustion chamber, a lean air/fuel mixture, and...
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Car sometimes will not start
Hi There, This may be related to many different possibilities, some of which may be related to a lack of spark or possibly timing issues and some of which may be related to a fuel delivery problem or a combination...
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Where is the purge valve location
The purge valve on this engine is located in the center of the intake manifold connected to the engine harness. The one vacuum line goes to the throttle body and the other to fuel tank vapor line to the charcoal...
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Transmission failed
My general rule of thumb on any major repair is that if the total cost of repairs is more than 50% of the blue book value of your vehicle, it's best to find a newer vehicle; as it's likely that...
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My gas cap light keeps coming on. It won't click when I turn it, so I bought a new cap. New cap won't click closed either. What co
If you need a gas cap, especially if you are trying to resolve what you believe might be a cap related fault, use an OEM (dealer supplied) cap. Using a genuine OEM cap of the design supplied when the car...
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Transmission wont shift to 2nd gear or reverse 2004 Hyundai Accent
Hello - check transmission fluid level first, then check for problem codes - whether the Check Engine light is on or not. Given your mileage, it sounds like the front clutch or the low-reverse clutch has failed. This is a...
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Cigarette Lighter
If you look in the fuse box under the left side of the dash and pull out the fuse in location 15 for the cigar lighter to look through it to see if the fuse is burned out inside it....
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loud squeeking noise when I back up and turn the wheels
Hello there. The symptoms you are describing are common with a damaged wheel bearing, CV joint that is loosing lubrication (due to a CV boot being split) or brake pad that is dragging on the rotor. There are several components...
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replaced the starter. went to connect the negative battery terminal, the starter made a whirring sound and sparked at terminal.
Electrically, there a couple scenarios that can account for this, all equally odd, but if you were not having any problems with the car's starting circuit prior to replacing the starter (i.e., just the starter motor failed) and you have...
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Oil for my car 2005 Hyundai Accent
You should not use the thicker oil. The recommended oil is the proper viscosity for the proper lubrication of the motor as it was designed. Using the thicker oil may damage engine components from lack of oil lube getting to...
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Not running, starting, etc. - 2000 Hyundai Accent
Hello - if you are unable to get anything electrical to work on the car, with or without the key in the ignition (dome light when you open the door?), I would say you need a battery replacement](https://www.yourmechanic.com/services/battery-replacement) performed by...
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Engine jumps up in RPM when unnecessary.
Hi there. Typically when you rapidly accelerate while you're driving, the transmission will "down shift" into a lower gear to assist in the acceleration; which increases the engine RPM's until the transmission shifts into the higher gear. However, you shouldn't...
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Why car cranks but wont start after over heating
Hello, It sounds like you may still have a leak between the cylinder head gasket and the cylinder head allowing coolant to leak into the oil passages and cylinders. A blown head gasket may cause a number of different symptoms....
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Hyundai Accent 2003 grinds when steering left or going straight.
Among the likely causes of this sort of noise are the outer CV axle joint and/or the wheel bearing. You describe the noise as clear and obvious and thus the mechanic should be able to pinpoint it very readily on...

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