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Car's clutch is stuck.
The clutch may have broke and is not engaging the transmission input shaft or the transmission input shaft has broke in the transmission. The only way to tell is to have the transmission removed and the transmission and clutch checked....
Car will go into gear, but doesn't move
Hi. This can happen for a number of reasons. It may be the transmission or it can be a braking system failure. If the vehicle will not move at all, even in neutral, then the brakes may be locked up....
Leaking water pump
If the water pump is leaking, then it will need to be replaced. Please note that cooling system checks or repairs should never be carried out on a hot engine, or on a pressurized cooling system, or serious injury can...
Air Conditioner Failure
It sounds like you have a system that is or has been getting low on Freon for some time now. This can mean the oil in the system that lubricates was also being depleted when it was working but leaking....
Humming/whirring sound only when accelerating.
It is possible that you have a wheel bearing issue. It is usually worse when cornering in one direction and gets better when turning the other direction if it's just one bearing. The brake noise could be the return...
Need a way to drain out 1 year old gasoline sitting in an otherwise good car.
Hi there. If the fuel is only a year old, then it should be fine to drive off and fill up with fresh gas as it runs out. If you really want to get the fuel out of the tank,...
Car shakes and stutters during acceleration - 2001 Toyota Echo
As I was reading this I was thinking spark plugs, but you said there was a couple CENTIMETERS of translucent yellow oil? I can't even imagine what must be happening inside the engine to completely cover spark plugs. I would...
Engine shudders when not moving, check engine light on - 2003 Toyota Echo 1.5 L 4-cylinder
ANY time a Check Engine Light comes on, the first thing you need to do is get the computer scanned. Autozone or advance will actually do this for free so you don't have to purchase anything. Shuddering could be a...
Ths car stalls sporadically when the engine warms up - 2000 Toyota Echo
I wish you had told me which red light illuminates. I am going to take a shot at it and guess its the battery light. You may have an alternator related problem. It could be a loose belt, the alternator...
There are a number of items that need to be addressed here. Normally I would advise you to seek out a qualified mechanic to help you, but I understand your are in a difficult situation. I do need to stress...
Woobing noise, change as the speed changes
This is almost certainly tire-related. The fact that the sound correlates to the speed is a dead giveaway. The only other sound that correlates to speed like you describe would be like a rubbing brake pad or something, but that...
Acceleration issues, especially when the engine is cold - 2000 Toyota Echo
Hello. This is a used vehicle that I recently bought and I've noticed it has some accelerating issues. There seems to be a delay in increasing speed. The delay lasts for several seconds from the moment I put it in...
The cars haves a really rare sound on the engine.
Technically yes you can change the rod bearings with the engine installed, but it's not that easy. Usually if the rod bearings are damaged and they have been driven on long enough to make noise, then the crankshaft is typically...

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