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Cylinder misfire and burning oil
The easiest way to diagnose the issue would be to have the vehicle scanned again. These codes will give you insight to things we would spend a lot of time testing for. If you are seeing smoke coming from the...
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Engine noise when accelerating
Hi. There could be a couple of things causing this noise. There could bring a bad bearing in one of the idler pulleys for the serpentine belt. The serpentine belt tensioner could be going bad causing the noise you hear....
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What part do I need replaced?
Hi there. If the wheel is showing signs of "falling off", do not operate until it has been repaired. This is a safety hazard and needs serious attention. Wheel bearings can become worn to the point where the hub will...
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Theres grease oozing from the inner cv joint
The CV joint boot is leaking out its lubricant grease. This is most commonly caused by a joint rubber boot is cracked or torn and also the clamps that hold the boots in place can be loose or out of...
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Car running funny
Hello - your symptoms suggest that the throttle position sensor has failed. This would not be unusual for a vehicle with your extended mileage. I would recommend having a Car Hesitates during Acceleration Inspection completed by a mobile, professional mechanic,...
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Its dead changed battery
It is possible that you have what is called a parasitic draw. A parasitic draw is when the battery is being discharged when the engine is not running. This can be due to things such as car chargers left in...
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My car wont start
Hello. If the engine will crank and not start then we would need to see if it is lacking spark, fuel, or compression. If it does not have a spark then the ignition system needs to be diagnosed. If it...
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The lower control arms keep breaking the bushings, what could be the problem?
This may suggest that the control arms themselves may be bent or not properly aligned when installed. As you know, the control arm is designed to bend and flex according to road conditions and the way the driver controls the...
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Clear liquid is leaking from the right side of the car, where could this be coming from?
It sounds like you may have an axle seal leaking. This may or may not have been caused by the axle replacement, or the seal could simply be hard and brittle. Any seal can become hard and brittle over time...
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RPM revs high
Hi and thanks for contacting YourMechanic. Check the IAC (idle air control valve) to the engine. This will cause the RPM's to fluctuate up and down to a dramatic amount. Look at the wiring to the IAC and make sure...
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Cv joint keeps breaking
Hello, thank you for writing in. The vehicle may be experiencing one of several different issues. The first thing to consider is the quality of the replacement you purchased. Re-manufactured CV joints are not terribly uncommon. When you purchase the...
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integra randomly doesn't start
Hi there - several possibilities come to mind for this scenario: a poor wiring connection to a sensor involved in cold startup (coolant temperature sensor), one of the relays related to the engine (fuel, engine management, ignition) - you mention...
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My car chokes on start up, sometimes it turns on fine but other times it will choke or even turn completely off.
The intermittent engine stalling may be the result of a dirty or faulty idle air control valve. This could also be caused by a leaking or faulty fuel pressure regulator, which is delivering too much fuel or not enough fuel....
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My car has an S3 flashing light and the Check Engine Light is on
Hello - the blinking S3 light and Check Engine Light is your transmission controller telling you it has a problem. The S3 light should be flashing a set number of times (1-13). The number of flashes indicates a specific problem...
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Gear selector won't grab Drive
Hello - this sounds like low "line pressure" within the transmission. This is the hydraulic circuit that drives all gear shift activity. Assuming proper fluid level, this could be a dirty fluid filter, but could also be burned clutches given...
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engine sputtering in the rain and having a harder time starting in the cold recently
Consistent occurrence of poor operation during periods of high humidity is a clear sign of current leakage in the ignition system. Such leakage can occur as moisture provides an unintended path to ground on the high tension spark plug wires...
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Car not starting - maybe ignition coil?
You will need to take out one spark plug wire off a spark plug and put it near a ground with a screw driver or spark tester installed and crank engine to see if there is spark. If no spark...
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Crankshaft pulley removal
Hello. Some crankshafts use a reverse thread for the pulley, however that does not appear to be the case for your vehicle. You should be able to remove it by loosening the bolt counter clockwise, same as most bolts. Removing...
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Clutch problem 1991 Acura Integra
Hi there - if in fact your transmission is still locked in gear, this would be the correct behavior. If the shifter linkage has failed with the transmission still in gear; or the clutch is dragging or the pilot bearing...
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My car has possible alternator problems
Replacing the battery was a good first move, but it may not be the end of your problems. The alternator may not be charging up to it's capacity. You might not notice a problem for a while with a new...

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