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Car overheats badly. What's the problem?
Hi, thanks for writing in. This is usually a result of one or several things. Since you have replaced the water pump, we can reasonably assume that is not the problem. Also, since you are replacing the thermostat today, that...
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Power steering quit and RPMs to Zero
Hello. There are several possible issues that might be causing the problem you are experiencing. The most common possibility is that the power steering belt may have broken. The power steering belt pulleys may have seized up as well. This...
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Where are fuel & primer reset buttons?
Hello. The fuel pump reset button is located under the instrument panel, to the right of the transmission hump. I do not believe that there is a primer button on your vehicle. The fuel pump reset button is also known...
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Timing chain kit installed by shop and still light ticking
If they had any of the valve covers and intakes off they should of put in new gasket seals. I would ask them to lower or remove the labor since they should of replaced the gaskets when they removed them...
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Stalls out when I put in drive p1729
Given your mileage, it is likely the throttle body and idle air controller need cleaning. It is also possible the throttle position sensor (which communicates with the transmission) may also be failing. This would seem more likely since your replacement...
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My car starts then dies after 1-3 seconds. The AC blower runs on high even though the AC is shut off on the control panel.
For the electrical part to your vehicle, there seems to be an issue with the ground. Check all of the harnesses under the dash and check the battery cables for proper connection. For the AC blower coming on when the...
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lost control of one wheel. on the left. seems broken
It sounds like you had a tie rod ball joint break or another ball joint break. You will have to have the vehicle towed to a shop for inspection, or to a safe area where a mobile mechanic can inspect...
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I hear a hissing nose when I press on my brakes car barely stops
This may be related to your brake booster which is mounted on the firewall, and has what is called a master cylinder attached to it. The purpose of the brake booster is to assist in the stopping power of your...
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My car died and won't start what could the problem be?
Hello. A no start condition can be caused by many things. If you believe that the engine may not be getting fuel then I would start with examining the vehicle's fuel system. It may be possible that one of the...
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During acceleration, the car behaves as if the brakes are being applied.
This is a known problem with this vehicle related to a faulty brake master cylinder. The symptoms are very similar to what you are describing in that the brakes will feel as if they are being applied when the car...
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steady ticking sound from ac compressor
Hey there. The one in the video has a major problem with the pulley bearing getting ready to seize up. You can hear the noise when the A/C compressor turns off. These bearings will start to spin on the front...
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My car is revving up but doesn't seem to be shifting. If my gas is low, could this be the cause
This may be caused by a number of reasons. The hesitation feeling you are experiencing is very commonly known to be related to what is called a mass air flow sensor which regulates the air intake as the the fuel...
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AC blows warm air, refrigerant was recharged.
Hi there. When the refrigerant was recharged, was the system evacuated and a vacuum test performed to ensure there are no leaks or moisture in the system? It sounds like the AC compressor may not be engaging. A blown fuse,...
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My car is making a new power steering pump noise
It may be possible that the smaller belt is putting too much additional stress on the pump itself forcing it to work harder than it needs to. This can cause this kind of whining sound just as a pump does...
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Brand new battery car won't start - 2000 Chrysler Concorde
Hi and thank you for contacting YourMechanic. It sounds like there is a ground to chassis problem that is draining your battery. Check your negative battery cable for corrosion and make sure that the connection points are secure and clean....
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What should I do with my car,junk or keep it?
The way I look at it if it was my car is, would the car be worth more than the cost to repair it completely after the repairs are done. If the cost of the repairs would exceed 80% of...
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4 hours to change serpentine and accessories belts?
As you may know, many mechanics and shops have varying labor rates that depend heavily on the skill set of the mechanics and the various costs associated with running that particular shop. I would recommend having an expert from YourMechanic...
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About every 2-3 weeks the car will just stall, usually when stopped or slowing down. What is wrong?
This may be related to a dirty or failing idle air control valve. The idle air control valve reads the air intake as it is mixed with fuel prior to being injected into the engine at low speeds and at...
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When I put my car into drive it makes a loud grinding noise and doesnt move.
Hi there. The transmission may have broken the differential or a CV shaft (constant velocity shaft). If a CV shaft was to break, then all of the power will go to the broken shaft. When you said that you stopped...
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I have no dash instruments (radio, wipers, heater) but the car does crank and run
To find the solution to a problem like this it would be best to start where the power comes into these systems. The interior fuses should be checked and a technician can check for power flow to the components that...

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