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Strange thump ever tire rotation when I turn left or right.
Hi there. When turning the wheels and the thumping noise is only occurring when the wheels are turned, then the outer joint on the CV Shaft is sticking. I recommend replacing the CV Shaft to the wheel that is making...
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Parts
Places to puchase auto parts would include the auto parts store, auto shops, and the local junk yard. If you can not find the parts cheap enough at the junk yard, they don't exist at that price. I would recommend...
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front passenger wheel well smoking
The unusual high heat on the right front side could be due to a failed wheel bearing and/or a stuck brake caliper. If you compare the brake rotor temperature, left versus right, using an infrared thermometer you can determine if...
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My 04 STI has been broke down for a year and a half and I only got to drive it for three weeks. :(
I would recommend inquiring as to whether you can provide your own parts or if the parts must be provided by the repair facility. If you cannot provide your own parts, I would recommend searching around for a repair shop...
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Clunking on sharp turns at slow speed when engine is warm.
A common cause of clunking in the circumstances you describe is a faulty outer CV joint. Such can often be detected on visual exam and with simple tests. Failure of the outer CV joints will cause audible clicking or clunking...
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Check engine light
Hello, thank you for writing in. The check engine light illuminates when the vehicle's computer runs tests and detects and issue. The vehicle is constantly running tests on every system in the vehicle. Therefore it is hard to determine which...
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just swapped trans. I'm driving and 120 miles later my cars making unpleasant clanking noises underneath.
Hi there. Having major transmission service or swapping one for another often comes with multiple issues. In some cases, when the service is completed, brackets are not correctly reinstalled or can come loose if the transmission has fitting or compatibility...
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2003 Subaru WRX intermittently won't start without a jump
An engine that won't crank indicates a problem with the starting/charging system. Since you said the vehicle will start with a jump, you can rule out the starter and its corresponding control circuitry. The most likely cause is a battery...
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Timing belt stripped teeth,I changed the belt, pullyes and water pump now it doesn't fire
Since the timing belt stripped off the teeth of the belt then the camshaft and crankshaft got out of time and this is an interference engine. This means that you most likely bent the valves when the timing belt teeth...
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Thinking of buying a different car. I found one online and took it for a test drive. It has a few concerns. Is it worth investing?
Hi there. With the problems that you have mentioned, this could be an expensive fix, depending on what is wrong with the clicking sound and what is wrong with the transmission. The clicking sound is more of a CV Shaft...
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Slow starting
Hi There, Generally, a weak starting car is a sign of a weak battery, however this can also be caused by a starter that is beginning to fail as well. Since you just replaced your battery, it is more likely...
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Car died while driving so I replaced the alternator and battery and car won't attempt to turn over. What else could it be?
The initial failure was likely caused by a sudden fuel system (e.g., failed fuel pump) or electrical (including ignition) faiure. Prior to performing diagnostics be sure you have a fully charged battery that passes a load test. Then, confirm that...
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Coolant leaking
Hi there. Trying to find a coolant leak can be pretty easy; or incredibly complex depending on multiple variables. In most cases a coolant leak comes from a coolant hose that has developed a hole or has split. It can...
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What does it mean when the engine light is on as well as the vdc
Hi There, The VDC system is part of your car's traction control system that helps to keep it under control when the traction control system detects an adverse driving condition. Your car is equipped with wheel speed sensors at each...
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Can rotors generally be turned once and not replaced? Especially if the pads are replaced before they are ruined 2013 Subaru Imprezza
Hello - each car & driver combination is different - braking habits, driving conditions (city or off-road/dusty), etc. If the brake rotor faces are smooth, that is, not "groved" by dirt or other grit, and if the rotor is thinner...
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Burning smel
What you are describing sounds like potentially a worn out clutch. As you know, the clutch transmits engine power to the gearbox, and allows transmission to be interrupted while a gear is selected to move off from a stationary position,...
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grinding noise (not squealing) when brake
If the issue did not exist prior to the work being done, then the cause of the unusual noise is due to the pads and/or the interaction between the pads and the particular finish that was left on the rotor....
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shift stuck in park
A number of things can cause the shifter to stick in park. First check the basics like fuses. Make sure they are all good, especially the brake light fuse. If the fuses check out, then it can be an electronic...
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I now have a donut on and my AWD light flickers and my steering wheel jerks.Its normally during acc but can happen randomly.
Hello, thank you for writing in. The spare tire on your vehicle does not have the monitoring systems the rest of the tires have. The spare will not input wheel speed sensor and other data to the computer. This is...
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I have a Subaru Impreza 2009 and the two charger ports do not work as aux and there is no aux cable input even though the radio aux.
Check the fuses with the auxiliary charging ports to see if they have burned. If the fuse is good, then there is an open or short within the wiring to the charging ports. The radio has an auxiliary wire attached...

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