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Clutch not working
I believe you are exactly right. If your vehicle has a hydraulic clutch, the slave cylinder has likely gone bad. It is the hydraulic pressure that springs the pedal back to its normal height. When the clutch goes to the...
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My RPM needle keeps moving up and down
Hello. This may be related to a faulty idle air control valve. As you may know this is a unit that monitors the air intake into your car's engine as it is mixed with fuel. When this is not functioning...
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Lose power in eceleration or RPM gage don't go into gear smoothly
Hello. A loss of power can be caused by many things. If you have a Check Engine Light and code for an oxygen sensor then I would start there. A faulty oxygen sensor on either bank can cause all sorts...
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What would cause the battery to drain. car does not start when it's warm.
Hello. There are many things that can cause a battery to drain even when the car is off. If any live wire on the vehicle, there are many, short to ground then they can complete a circuit that will place...
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My brakes.
The noise may be from the material in the pads and the rotors getting a small amount of rust overnight and is wearing off after a few stops in the morning. This is common and not much can be done...
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If the CV axle keeps coming out, what does that mean?
Hi, thanks for your question. If the axle has the retainer clip on the end of the inner joint but will not stay in the differential, then the differential may have been damaged from the accident. If you would like...
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My car jerks when I'm going 50-60mph and sometimes dies right after I start it up, when I'm in park or reverse.
Hi there: On late 1990's Nissan's and Infinity models, there are sometimes issues with electrical relays that transmit electrical signals from the power source to individual components. I'm not sure if this is exactly what is going on with your...
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Why my right wheel is squealing?
Hello and thanks for contacting YourMechanic. The control arm that you put on your Infiniti is probably not the same as the OEM parts. This will change the alignment angles for camber, caster, and toe. Check the old control arm...
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Service required light is on in dashboard
Hi there: The Service (or Service Engine) light is a warning light that is connected to the engine control unit (ECU) of a vehicle. The ECU is the brain of the car and monitors a number of systems, including mileage,...
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Electrical shorts turning the engine off.
Hello. It sounds like there is a serious connection issue going on. Most of the time this is caused by a bad alternator. It can also be caused by a bad negative battery terminal connection or a failing positive battery...
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My car is accelerating on its own.
Inasmuch as you are writing in about uncommanded (aka, "unintended") acceleration, I can tell you the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, one of the Federal agencies that tracks vehicle defects, would love to hear from you. You can file an...
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Just bought this car n need help the fast way
That code is usually set when either the rear heated O2 sensor or the catalytic converter has failed. Your particular codes is for one bank of the two your vehicle has. A proper test of the rear O2 sensor will...
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Why does my car struggle to start every 4th to 5th time?
It sounds like your starting issues may be linked to a problem with air metering or fuel delivery. A clogged or malfunctioning idle air control valve may show some of the same symptoms you are describing. The idle air control...
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I just replaced my maf sensor now my idle is up to 2000 rpms and bouncing up and down
Hi there. Typically when this situation occurs, it's caused by a vacuum leak. It is very common to either intentionally or accidentally remove a vacuum line while replacing a mass air flow sensor. What I would recommend is to retrace...
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Car feels like it want to launch more pressure on brake than usual rpm jumping up and down when in neutral or park
Hello, thank you for writing in. Unfortunately, there are a large number of components that can cause this. The vehicle needs to be scanned for diagnostic codes. Even without an engine light on, there may be code present pertaining to...
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I have a 2000 infinity I30 that is possibly leaking trans fluid. The dip stick is completely dry but I put fluids in it about 4 da
Hi there. Absolutely do NOT put a stop leak product like Blue Devil or anything else to fix your transmission leak. These products are designed to plug leaks in gaskets or seals. However, the transmission depends on smooth flow of...
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Car loosing power
Hi there. In most cases when the engine loses power, or the engine stalls while idling, it's due to an obstruction of fuel or the inability to effectively mix the air and fuel together to produce a burnable vapor. Some...
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I have a 2001 infiniti i30 I replaced the battery the starter and that alternator it still want crank up
Hi There, A number of things may cause the motor no to start. Depending on whether or not the vehicle will turn over will determine what the next step should be. If the engine does not turn over, I would...
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My car started to shake on me while i was driving and the smell of gas was coming out, but everything else was fine.
Hi there. There could be a dozen different causes for an engine shaking or the smell of gasoline. If the two are related, it's likely that you have a fuel leak from a fuel line or a fuel system component;...
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Hi I have an 2001 Infiniti i30 and when I put it in drive it starts to shake and when I start driving it starts shaking and rumbl
Hi there. There are many sources that cause vibration, and if a single component designed to dampen that fails, you’ll feel it. Motor mounts, transmission mounts, suspension bushings are just a few of the things that are designed to minimize...

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