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I replaced the brake light switch and still I have the same problem in my car. Also, I checked the stop lamp fuse and it is good.
Hi there. Check the wires from the brake light switch to the brake lights. There could be an open in the circuit making the light short to ground. Also the ground circuit could be loose making the switch not function...
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Car died while driving down the road and it will not start.
Hi there. What could have happened is the rats nest could have chewed through some of the wires to the ignition system to the ignition switch and making the engine not want to start. Remove the rats nest and clean...
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The code p0102 shows up after cleaning the mass air flow sensor.
Hi and thanks for contacting Your Mechanic. The wiring harness to the mass air flow sensor (MAF) could have a break in the wires. Disconnect your battery and remove the harness to the MAF and your computer. Use a digital...
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will not shut off
Hello. The vehicle is continuing to run because the power supply to the engine has not been cut off by the alternator. Unplugging the alternator should cut off power to the engine if it is causing the problem. If unplugging...
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The engine will not turn over, and the issue seems to be electrical.
Hello. From what you describe it sounds like one of your vehicle's relays may have failed. If the vehicle is no longer starting it may be possible that one of the relays associated with the starting system has gone out...
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I had smoke come out my passenger side vents.
It is possible one of he electrical components behind the dash cover may have experienced a short an burned out and the result smoke was carried though the air vents. Shorts can come around from damaged or faulted wiring or...
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After installing sub system, all of the doors have no power, lights or window power but they still lock. The stereo has lights but no sound.
Hi there. Back track all of the wiring from when the Amp was installed. Disconnect the Amp first to activate the windows and roll them up. Check to see where the wires were tapped into. The ground wire should have...
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2004 Tahoe turn signal on and the headlights blink also.
Hi there. Check to see where you have grounded the wires to the lights on the front of the vehicle. It sounds like that all of the lights are being grounded on the same terminal. This is why the headlights...
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Turn signal isnt working but hazards do
Hello. Your hazards are sent a constant source of power from the battery for emergency situations, while the turn signals are designed to be sent through the ignition switch. They will only turn on if the vehicle is on, and...
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The front wipers doesn't work
Hello. The best thing to do is to further test the system for the voltage supply. You need to locate the component or wire that is dropping the voltage. If the motor is not receiving any power on any speed...
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Ground locations
You are correct there are more ground locations. The problem is you may have a hundred or more ground locations on this vehicle and would need a wiring diagram to show all of them to you. If you are having...
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Trying to get power to operate heated mirrors.
Hi there. Yes you could hook up a climate control cluster that has the rear defroster switch and wire the switch in with a slot from the fuse panel as a power on when the key is on. Then you...
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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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What would cause the motor not to crank and the dash lights to stay on? 2005 Chevy Silverado 2500
Hi - check fuses first, then check the engine wiring harness, especially the starter wiring, for correct re-connection. The behavior suggests either no engine-to-chassis ground, or incorrect wiring. Either or both appear to be "back-feeding" 12 volts to the dash...
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Everything stopped working in my car - 2001 BMW 316ti
Hello - I suspect the wiring modifications necessary to add the nav system either overloaded a circuit, or somehow damaged something BMW calls the "lighting control module". The LCM as it is called, does all the power control switching for...
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,The doors lock and unlocks all the time. I thought it is a relay. Can anyone tell me if that's the case?
Hi there. There could be a short with the door actuator or a loose wire on the door switch causing the doors to lock and unlock as the vehicle goes over bumps during driving conditions. Check the door switch and...
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My car horn works when I lock the car but not when I push on the steering wheel
Hi there. When locking the vehicle, the antitheft computer beeps the horn to acknowledge the doors locking and the system arming. It sounds like your spiral cable, or clock spring cable, has broken. Are there any other steering wheel functions...
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When I use the turn signals, both tail lights blink like hazard lights.
Hello. Without knowing exactly what wiring work was performed its nearly impossible to say definitively what the issue is. The brake light circuit and the turn signal circuit have crossed paths somewhere. The wires carrying the power supply from the...
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When I open my doors the interior lights don't come on.
Hello. Without knowing the make and model of your vehicle, it hard to definitively give insight on the exact component that has failed. In general, when the door is opened, the switch turns on the interior lights. If the lights...
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The factory stereo connector was cut and I need to install a new connector.
Hi there. Look at the wiring on the harness and look at the new connector. Make sure that there are the same amount of wires on the connector and on the harness. Then check the wires. There should be a...

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