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Low beams are quite dim, high beams seem OK. Although filaments turn on inversed.
Hi there. Typically, dim lighting is the result of a poor ground in the given lighting circuit. This poor ground may also account for the fog lights not functioning in the low beam position. Circuit testing with a wiring diagram...
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Engine warning light on
Your check engine light may come on for many different reasons such as a faulty mass air flow sensor, a faulty O2 sensor, a bad catalytic converter, bad spark plugs or wires and many other reasons. Any of these types...
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Trouble shoot break down when my engine starts back up after 30 minutes or more.
Hi there. If you are having an issue with your vehicle shutting off and not restarting up until 30 minutes or more, then there could be an issue with the security system, battery, or an electrical short. Check to see...
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Car shuts off
Hello. The vehicle may have entered a "limp-mode" if the computer detected an issue. This is designed to allow the engine to travel slowly in order to get to safety without doing any more damage to the vehicle. Typically this...
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car dies while driving after getting warm, starts up after 20-30 minutes.
Unfortunately finding the root cause of intermittent problems can be difficult. Especially if the vehicle must be driven until it is hot before it shuts down. Something that may be worth a try is to allow the vehicle to sit...
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I get a misfire on cylinder 4. After the car warms up it runs fine. Could it be plugs?
As a general rule, car engines do not like cold weather and do not do operate as well in cold weather. When you start your car in the morning and turn the key to on, the coolant temperature sensor immediately...
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I recently changed my cabin air filter and I saw more noise from the engine. Why does this happen?
Hi there. The noise you're hearing may not be engine noise. You may be hearing debris being knocked around the blower motor. The debris may have fallen into the blower motor when you changed the cabin filter. Remove the filter...
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My third gear is grinding
This may suggest failing synchros. As you may know, when a clutch drags, it is not letting go of the disk fully which overloads the synchros and burns up the friction surfaces quickly. Synchros work by speeding up or slowing...
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Alternator belt hardly lasts more than two days. Meanwhile, when ever the belt is changed, it works well for two days again
Hi there - if the belt is failing within 2 days of driving, there is a problem with one of the components driven by the belt (alternator, AC compressor, water pump), the belt tensioner, or an idler pulley. If the...
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AC/heat suddenly stopped working
If no air hot or cold is blowing from the vents, there are a couple of possible causes. Air is moved through the heating and air conditioning system by the blower motor. Typically the blower motor is located on the...
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My car won't start - 2011 Hyundai Accent
There are many factors that may cause a vehicle not to start, especially after sitting for a long period of time. First, you will need to determine if there is any power to the car at all (i.e. do the...
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Oil light coming on
This may be a result of low oil levels creating low oil pressure at lower engine speeds. When the engine is at an idle or lower rpm's, the engine builds less oil pressure. If your oil is lower than the...
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My right front wheel is not breaking
Hi there. It sounds like you have a collapsed hose. This will prevent fluid from getting to or from the caliper and can create real problems. Loosen the line at the caliper and see if brake fluid comes out when...
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Can I drive my car with a broken coolant reservoir
Hi there. You sure can drive your vehicle with a broken reservoir bottle. However, if the cooling system runs low and the bottle cannot provide the needed coolant to keep it at operating levels, then the engine could begin to...
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I have a problem with my instrument cluster back lighting.
There is a function on your vehicle where you can change the intensity of the backlight on the instrument cluster. There may be a problem in the circuit at the rheostat that controls the dimming of the backlighting or the...
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Trans replaced or other issue
Hi there. From the description you have provided, there is a combination of issues concerning the transmission and possibly the clutch again. The difficulty shifting and kicking out of 4th gear, would lead me to believe, the shift mechanism has...
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Won't start.
A number of things can cause the vehicle to not crank or start. The battery should be checked for proper voltage and clean,tight connections. The battery may have enough voltage to allow lights and accessories to work, but not enough...
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Car is overheating 2005 Hyundai Accent
Hello - both the overheating and the lack of heat out of the heater could be caused by inadequate bleeding of the cooling system when you put coolant in the car. To get all the air out of the system...
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Car won't start - 2000 Hyundai Accent
Hello there, many common faults will cause your 2000 Hyundai Accent to not start. The first place to start is to have the battery load tested, to ensure it has the capacity to start the vehicle. You have done well...
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Heater not working properly leaking fluid and overheating
Hi there. Your heater isn't working and your car is overheating because of a low coolant condition. Your low coolant condition is due to the coolant leak. Flushing anything will not correct the situation. A properly executed cooling system pressure...

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