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Car stalls at 30-40mph and then drops to 10mph - 2011 Porsche Panamera
Start with the problem code from engine: is it the camshaft position sensor, camshaft timing actuator, or something else? The symptoms you describe could certainly be caused by a failure of the camshaft timing mechanism. A YourMechanic professional can help...
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Fuel pump shot metal shards throughout fuel system
Hello. If the fuel tank was not replaced, it is likely due to the fact that the shop did not deem it necessary to the repair. It may be possible that the fuel tank was not exposed to any metal,...
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Security, ABS, and service engine lights on - 2002 Saturn L100
Hello. It sounds to me like you are having an electrical/computer issue with your vehicle. Usually a computer issue that does not prevent the vehicle from running is okay to drive still. Most computer issues only prevent things from working....
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Limp mode - Honda N WGN
It is possible that the issue could be related to your throttle relay. The throttle relay would be located in your power distribution box under the hood. I would recommend swapping it with a similar relay to determine if the...
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Car lost power & stalled while driving on interstate - 2016 Hyundai Genesis
Hey there. I would recommend letting them diagnose the problem rather than just simply telling them to replace the fuel pump. The vehicle is under warranty since it is a 2016 model. For Hyundai warranty to pay the dealer for...
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Unplugged wires ECM DTC
Hello. It is a common issue for the ABS control module to go bad on these trucks. Either the modules are ridiculously expensive or they just aren't available anymore. That is why the connector was unplugged. That is the "cheap"...
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My shifter is locked in park as a safety feature because my turn signals won't work.
The system requires the brake lights to turn on to unlock the shifter. If you check the brake lights and the lights do not come on then check the brake light fuse to see if it is good. If the...
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Diagnostic code read o2 sensor bad, replaced o2 sensor, cleared code but engine light came back on, is it caused by bad air filter
Hello there. Typically jump starting a vehicle doesn't trigger an OBD-II error code. However, one of the most common misdiagnosis issues with the P-2270 is replacing the O2 sensor before diagnosing if there are any exhaust leaks. Obviously, you'll want...
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SUV would not accelerate and all warning lights came on - 2009 Kia Borrego
A failure of the electrical system can come from a loose or broken connection at the battery or an alternator failing to maintain the charge. You may want to hire a second source for another opinion and maybe another estimate...
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Brake, ABS, DSC, Check Engine Light - 2001 BMW 325
If you visited a smaller local repair shop or a garage chain, you may want to take the car to the dealer where they have the proper equipment to extract the fault coes from the system. These mechanics are specialized...
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Car has intermittent acceleration problems - 2001 BMW 325
There are a couple of places to start looking. The proper fuel pressure is required for good performance and a technician can check fuel pressure to see it if is low which will point to a clogged fuel filter or...
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I can't start my car after running out of gas I took it to dealership and they said it wouldn't hook up to the diagnostic machine
Hello there, you have several issues going on with your 2007 Nissan Xterra. When a vehicle runs out of gas like this, it can cause the debris built up over time in the gas tank to clog the fuel pump...
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Error P003B
Without more information, it will be difficult to estimate the price of the service on the car, but it looks like this diagnostic trouble code (DTC) P003B, is related to the vehicle's turbo charger, which may need service or replacement....
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Door locks go on and off fast, whole dashboard goes off, transmission seems out of gear, RPMs go up, wont start at times, switch on
Hey there. It sounds like you may have a major electrical issue with your vehicle. This could be a short of some kind or a computer going bad. I would recommend enlisting the assistance of a qualified professional who is...
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P0016
Hi...Diagnostic Trouble Code P0016 has many causes other than a failed camshaft position sensor. Other possible causes for Code P0016(https://www.yourmechanic.com/article/p0016-obd-ii-trouble-code-camshaft-position-a-camshaft-position-correlation-bank-1-by-jay-safford) to set include: the camshaft timing is wrong because the timing chain jumped teeth; the camshaft phaser is out of...
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I have some individual issues in a car, battery replacement, and power steering fluid flush. How much do you charge per day/per hour.
Billing question sent to CS for power steering fluid flush, car battery replacement, and diagnosis full car repair.
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Diagnostic scanner is reading an ignition coil issue
Hi there. Yes, it could definitely be an ignition coil, but do you want to take his word for it? Did you see the diagnostic machine with the code displayed? Even if there is a code, that does not necessarily...
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car code
Diagnostic Trouble Code P0170 means that your engine computer (PCM) has had to adjust the fuel trim (fuel supply), high or low, but to the extent that the adjustment is out of the "normal" range. This adjustment that the PCM...
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Gurgling noise while brake and pumping feeling in reverse
The intermittent illumination of the Check Engine Light (CEL) should be resolved by getting a CEL Diagnostic and then repairing the fault that is identified. Such a diagnostic might provides clues as to the other faults you are writing in...
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Is it possible nissan mis-diagnosed my car?
Was the car not starting before you brought it to them and starting after you got it back? If the symptoms did change after they worked on the vehicle, they may be going in the right direction and just haven't...

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