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Oil steam exhaust pipe
After your comment about flooding the parking lot with steam, this symptom leads me to believe you may have a failed head gasket. A failure in this seal will allow coolant to leak into the combustion chamber once the cooling...
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Oil on hood release
If a gasket was recently leaking motor oil and it is now leaking oil again, the best option would be to reattempt the repair with a new gasket and clean the mating surfaces of the two parts a little better...
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Thick white smoke from exhaust, change thermostat, fan doesn't come on, top hose stays cold,
Hello, thanks for writing in about your Geo Storm. If you are getting white smoke from the exhaust then you have a blown head gasket or cracked head. I suggest having a certified mechanic, like one from YourMechanic, diagnose the...
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Cranks lots of times before starting
It sounds like your fuel pump is not working properly. The engine is not getting fuel if it has to crank that many times and still barely starts. I would recommend getting your fuel pressure tested by a certified mechanic...
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Remove reinstall heater core
Hello there, thank you for asking about your 1990 Geo Storm. Your best option would be to purchase a service manual for your year model. The entire instrument panel must be removed in the process as well as many other...
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Stalling tottering 50 mph
Hello there, thank you for asking about your 1991 Geo Storm. There may be an issue in the vehicle's ignition system. Hire an experienced technician, like one from YourMechanic, to inspect the distributor assembly for any faults. The ignition coil...
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Reconnect cable airflow heating
Thank you for asking about your 1990 Geo Storm. Hire an experienced technician to remove the heater control assembly to inspect the linkage behind the device for any breaks that may have led to your symptoms. A technician from YourMechanic...
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Oil steam exhaust pipe
Hello there, thank you for asking about your 1991 Geo Storm. After your comment about flooding the parking lot with steam, this symptom leads me to believe you may have a failed head gasket. A failure in this seal will...
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Speedometer stick and jumps
Hello. Your Geo utilizes a speedometer cable (rather than an electronic sensor and wiring) to communicate speed from the transmission to the speedometer cluster. Given your mileage, the cable lining has probably deteriorated and the cable should be replaced. If...
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May be harmonic balancer pully.
Hello. I will help you relative to your question about operating a car without a harmonic balancer. Your supposition that damage could or will occur if you operate the car without a harmonic balancer is correct. If, however, you are...
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Is there anything that I can use to temporarily grease my CV boot for a couple days until I can buy more grease?
Hello. I am sorry to hear of your situation with the CV joint and boot on your 1991 Metro and will try to help you now. Typically, once the boot rips, the grease inside will actually stay there for a...
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Hard to shift, shaky clutch, started smoking
Hi there, thanks for writing in. I'd be happy to help. The leak is most likely from the clutch slave cylinder. Look in the clutch master cylinder reservoir and see if it is low or empty. If it is, then...
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Car runs til I hit breaks without a battery
It is possible that you removed the jumper cables too soon. Many times batteries can be so discharged that they can die even after starting the vehicle. I would recommend jumpstarting it again and keeping the cables on for a...
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My car stalled, and wont go into drive without dying
Hey there. The problem sounds like the engine is being starved of fuel. The fuel pump may be coming on but not producing enough pressure. I would recommend having the engine tested for the fuel pressure loss and see if...
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Why doesn't my door open from the outside?
To determine what exactly has failed, it will be necessary to remove the inner door panel and look to see what part(s) have actually failed. The most common failures, when an outer door handle quits working, is a broken door...
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Replaced front rotors an brakes. Pedal is hard to press. Not even getting fluid to the rear brakes.
Hi there. There could be several problems here; seized brake components on the rear, failed proportioning valve, failed master cylinder, failed brake booster. How do you know there is no fluid getting to the rear brakes? Are the front brakes...
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Where do the two coolant lines on bottom of the thermostat run to? On a 96 Geo Tracker.
Hello. In most cases coolant hoses below or near the thermostat will run to either the vehicle's heater core, or function as bypass hoses, and connect to the manifold. If there are any ports on the manifold that are missing...
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Car won't start
This may be related to many different possibilities, some of which may be related to a lack of spark and some of which may be related to a fuel delivery problem or a combination of both. For example, if the...
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My brake pedals feel really low
This may be related to your brake booster failing or potentially a vacuum leak in the braking system. Your braking system works on hydraulic pressure that is maintained through a series of processes that create this hydraulic pressure that begins...
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i want to know whether my car has a clutch or not
It does not matter what kind of transmission you have since both an automatic and a manual shift transmission have clutches. The difference between the two types of transmissions clutches are the manual transmissions has a dry type clutch disc...

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