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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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the car will not go past 30 mph without missing.
Hi there. Sounds like the engine has either a major vacuum leak or a burned valve. Check all the vacuum lines and ports for any signs of leaks. Check the brake booster and see if it has a leaking check...
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I have a problem in my 2004 Peugeot gear
Hi there. With the limited information about your gear box (transmission), I suggest starting with checking the fluid level and color. Make sure that the fluid is full and the color is red and not dark red or black. Then...
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Oil pressure sensor came unplugged i need to know where to plug it back in at 1992 Geo Metro
Hello - the oil pressure sensor on your Geo is located immediately above the oil filter. It is a single-wire connector. This sensor screws into the engine block just below the oxygen sensor wiring. For assistance, I recommend an electrical...
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Car runs high in drive but not in a low gear.
Hi there. I'm not quite clear as to what you're referring to in regards to running HIGH. If you mean that the vehicle will accelerate slow in low gear, but runs fine once you shift into higher gears, the issue...
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Transmission switches gears but doesn't engage in any gear. 1996 Geo Metro
Hi there - first thing to check is the fluid level in the transmission. If the fluid is low (if the axles are out, is the fluid very low also?!), the transmission will not engage gears correctly. Check for problem...
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Crank but no start
Hi there. This problem might be cause by an ignition system component failure, such as a crankshaft or cam position sensor. It's also possible that a fuel system component might be the source of your issue. It's best to have...
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Temperature guage fluctuates between mid temp (normal running) and cold at higher speeds
This may cause other engine problems relating to the engine not warming up properly to run at normal operating temperature. There are many other systems that run based upon engine temperature and coolant temperature. Fuel injection and timing for example,...
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I was able to remove the bad starter on my 2 wheel drive automatic transmission Geo Tracker but I can't get the new one back in
Hello. Thanks for writing in. If you got the starter out, there is a way to get the new one back in. First, as redundant as it may seem, just make sure that the old starter matches the new starter...
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low battery cd player not working
Hello, thank you for writing in. The first thing you should do is check the battery cables. Make sure they are both clean, dry, and tight. If there is a loose connection, every time is bounces around you will lose...
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It wont..start..something is killing..the...battery
A dead battery overnight would indicate a sizeable power draw. First and simplest thing to check for is loose connections like loose battery and body grounds. Make sure the battery terminals are tight. Make sure the opposite ends of the...
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cranks, but won't start.
If the vehicle was operating immediately prior to the repair work, and you suspect that the timing belt might be mispositioned, then yes valve timing would be the first thing to check. Once you verify the timing, if the starter...
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need a mechanic recommendation in Oakland/Berkeley, CA
Hi there. You're at the right place to find great technicians that come to your home or office 7 days a week. You can view the available technicians in Berkley here: https://www.yourmechanic.com/city/berkeley-ca and in Oakland here: https://www.yourmechanic.com/city/oakland-ca. There are several...
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Not getting pulse at injectors 1 and 4.
On this vehicle injectors #1 and #3 are pulsed together and injectors #2 and #4 are pulsed together from the computer. If injectors #1 and #4 are not working th. en you will need to disconnect the injector connector to...
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Clutch wont return when pushed in but regains pressure after pulled out and pumped
You should first check to see if the clutch master cylinder is full of fluid. If fluid is full then check to see if the clutch pedal linkage is not binding. If all this is okay then replace the clutch...
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What would cause the temperature gauge in a 1993 geo prism to work fine when idling but when driving it drops to cold ?
Assuming that the temperature gauge and sending unit are in good shape, what may be happening is the engine cooling thermostat may be sticking in the open position causing engine temperature to fall below normal once you are at speed....
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Grinding noise around differenial area
Hi there. If the noise started shortly after the repairs you completed, it is more than likely that you have left something loose inside or an internal component is not properly aligned. However, if the repairs were completed correctly, It...
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Reverse lights dont work
You will need to go the the reverse light sockets in the rear and with key on and parking brake applied move shifter to reverse and test the socket to see if it is getting power to the sockets. If...

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