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The coolant in my reservoir tank is hot and bubbling but i just my head gasket fixed a month or so ago. And while driving it gets
You should have the cooling system pressure tested to see if the system can hold pressure or the head gaskets are leaking again. The cooling system can be tested to see if combustion gases are getting by the head gaskets...
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Hit a ditch yesterday in my Dodge caliber 2010 sxt and now my back tire on driver's side wobbles around 45 mph
If you notice the rear tire wobbling you should have the rim and tire checked for damage and replace as needed. If the suspension sustained damaged you will need to have the complete suspension inspected and an alignment done after...
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What Is Going On?
The only way to be certain is to have the cooling system inspected. Head gaskets can leak externally as well as internally. If they are leaking internally, generally you will see a whiteish smoke from the tail pipes. Running hot...
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I took off the throttle body filter and when I put it back on the truck keeps choking and has trouble going
In the course of changing the air filter you could have disturbed the throttle position sensor (TPS) on the throttle body and it is possible that the wiring to the TPS has been dislodged and now the sensor has no...
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windshield wipers won't shut off
If the wipers are still functioning even after you have used the switch to command them off, that means the switch supplying power is fused shut and/or the circuit is being powered when it is not supposed to be due...
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Stalling at low speeds and idle.
I would recommend checking the idle air control valve to see if it is dirty or working properly. The idle air control valve monitors the air intake as it is mixed with fuel prior to being injected into the engine...
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Truck squealing when turning the wheel. 1988 Dodge W150
Hello - the first thing to check is the condition of the drive belt for the power steering pump, and if it is correctly tensioned. A good "thumb measure" for proper tightness of the belt is if you can depress...
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Transmission problem?
Hello, It sounds like you may have a transmission synchro wearing out. 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....
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Knocking in my motor
Unless the engine overheated, the head gasket would not necessarily be damaged by running low on oil. Ticking type noises are usually associated with wear in the valve train. In some cases, low oil pressure will be the cause of...
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Truck is back-firing.
There are a few possible causes for an engine to backfire. Some of the more common causes are a vacuum leak, lean condition caused by a weak fuel pump, an exhaust manifold leak, or a faulty ignition system. With the...
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Transmission does not shift properly
This kind of reaction 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...
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Transmission not shifting properly
Hi There, This can happen for a few different reasons such as low transmission fluid or a faulty control solenoid. An automatic transmission requires hydraulic pressure generated by the transmission fluid that gets pushed through a series of chambers inside...
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Shifter in park buts says its in drive
Hi There, Unfortunately, it sounds like the shift linkage may have been broken during the tow. This can happen when the car is jammed into gear or forced from one gear to the next. The will not come out of...
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Showing signs of a blown head gasket.
If there is a head gasket leak, as the engine heats up and expands, that may be sealing the leak somewhat and that would explain your experience. Based on what you are describing, it certainly sounds like a break at...
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Is there grease in the left side front driver side wheel bearing
The wheel bearings on the front of your car are within unitized hub assemblies and thus the grease that is placed within when the hub is manufactured is permanently sealed inside. It will not leak out. If the bearing has...
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wont start
Prior to performing diagnostics be sure you have a fully charged battery that passes a load test. Then, confirm that the engine immobilizer system (security system) is not activated thus preventing the car from starting. To temporarily override the immobilizer...
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Dodge Caliber airbag light keeps coming on.
The air bag clockspring in the steering column could be faulty. As you turn the clockspring may be creating an open circuit. If the problem is only occurring on turns, I would suspect that possibility first as opposed to, say,...
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My car wont start cranks but wont fire
I would not assume that your Stratus is having an engine compression issue. It's probably an ignition system component failure; such as a distributor, coil or the cam position sensor. I would recommend having one of our mobile mechanics complete...
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Need to know which transmission I have in my vehicle.
Your vehicle has a A518/46RE type of transmission for the year of 2000. This model fits from the vehicle years of 1998 through 2002.
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My car emits white smoke, which I think is too much. What could be possibly wrong.?
Hi there. When there is white smoke emitting from the exhaust system, that is a sign of coolant in the exhaust system. Check the coolant level and see if its low. If the coolant is low, then check the engine...

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