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Oil light goes off and on
The engine oil pressure may be getting too low at idle from the engine oil pump not pumping enough pressure or the engine bearing are worn and leaking excess oil past them when the engine is running. You could also...
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Oil light goes off and on.
This light will usually come on when one of two things are happening. Either the motor is in fact low on oil or the oil pressure sending unit is not working properly and may be producing a faulty reading. I...
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Car won't start but when attempting to start it makes a repetitive "pop" sound.
Hi there. What could be happening is the engine has either a large vacuum leak or the timing chain has skipped a tooth making a camshaft out of adjustment. First look all over the engine for any possible vacuum leaks,...
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Hi James, engine lite on, cylinder misfire on 1, 3, 5, and 6. recently replaced all plugs and wires. question is does it do any go
Hi there. What led you to the need to replace those mentioned parts? What were the diagnostic steps to determine the fault or faults? When a misfire code is stored, that means that the ECM detected a slow down on...
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While in park and stepping on the gas at 4000 rpm exactly the vehicles starts shaking.
The engine computer has a built in rev limiter built in to the programming that will not let the engine go above 3800 to 4000 rpms when the transmission is not in gear and driving down the street. This is...
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No heat
This may be due to a faulty heater blower motor or potentially a bad heater core. As you may know, the heater core is a small radiator like unit that circulates the hot coolant from the engine through the heater...
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Defroster and heater blows cold air while idling - 2005 Ford Escape
Hi there - the lack of heat from your HVAC system could be a couple of things: bad thermostat, heater control valve, or air in the cooling system. If the engine come up to proper temperature and stays there (i.e....
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My engine keeps shutting off what is the problem?
Hello. Your symptoms lead me to believe there is an issue with the charging system. If the battery is dead when the vehicle stalls, it means it is either not holding a charge, or the alternator is not generating energy...
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Put E85 gas in vehicle when it is not supposed to use it.
Your vehicles fuel system is designed to not have over 20% alcohol in the fuel and may be damaged over time if excessive alcohol is in the fuel. The check engine light came on from the computer not programmed to...
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Cooling fans will not shut off
The coolant fan switch helps to maintain the proper coolant temperature by turning on and off at specific temperature thresholds. When this switch is not working properly, this can cause the fans to come on intermittently, all the time (as...
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What can cause a.c in my car not blow out?
This may be related to a faulty blower motor or blower motor relay. The blower motor is a unit inside your vent system that blows warm air from the heater core to the vents when the heater is on or...
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Car won't turn over until second attempt or take about 7 sec to start.
Hi there. It sounds like the starter could be sticking or there may be some high resistance that is reducing the available voltage in the circuit. Using a digital volt/ohm meter, perform voltage drop test to see if there may...
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My car starts then stallsafter a few seconds and won't start again
Hello. The steps you have taken at this point are all appropriate, and help to eliminate a lot of the electrical components that can cause stalling. You may be looking at a mechanical issue instead of an electrical one. You...
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Car won't start even with a new ignition switch, alternator, battery and starter 2005 Ford Escape V6
Hi there: In many cases, this situation is caused by a faulty crankshaft position sensor; when the engine will turn over and won't ignite. This is due to an ignition timing problem that needs to be replaced or correctly diagnosed...
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On occasions during quiet surrounding driving I hear a clack noise from the back of my car.
Hi there. If you are hearing a clacking sound around or near the battery in your vehicle, then this is the sign of a loose battery cable. As the cable is loose, the noise is sparks that are admitted as...
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My car feels like the tires aren't really gripping the pavement
Hello. You are likely experiencing a suspension failure of some type. The steering and suspension components are very closely related. These will interact and effect each other greatly. Due to your symptoms including excess bounce, you should start by looking...
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Where to locate the reverse switch in the transmission? 2006 Ford Escape
Hi there - the reverse light switch is located on the top of the transmission, directly in front of the driver position on the vehicle. If you are unable to find it, or would like assistance replacing it, I would...
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My shifter gets stuck in park for a bit before releasing
Hi there. The shift lever sticking cold may be the result of a faulty brake light switch not providing power to the shift interlock solenoid. The shift interlock solenoid could also be sticking cold. The inoperative shift indicator light will...
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I have a code P2119
Hi...Diagnostic Trouble Code P2119 indicates that there is a fault in your car's Electronic Throttle Control System. Electronically controlled throttles found on most modern vehicles utilize PCM programming to set and monitor the throttle position. Typically, the problem causing the...
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When engine is cold it makes a rattling noise when you put into gear, but when it warms up there is no noise.
Hi there. There could be a bearing failing in the engine or the power steering pump bearing could be going. First try to turn the steering wheel when the sound is present. If the noise diminishes or dies out, the...

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