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Car Jerking
This sounds like a frustrating experience. There are actually quite the variety of possibilities that could make your Opel jerk while driving. It is possible that your vehicle has developed one or more vacuum leaks and as these...
Vacuum valve plugged
Hi. This is likely as the vacuum valve may have been plugged to prevent a vacuum leak in the system. Have an experienced technician inspect the vehicle's AC system and the unit that it is connected to in order to...
hi! got new half-shafts aka drivetrain in the start of this year and now im getting vibrations when accelerating in second gear
Yes, start by checking for play in the shaft joints and check the motors mounts. If only one side is bad use chassis ears to isolate which side is causing the problem. If the half shafts were "bad" (as in...
Why is there white smoke all around my car when i turn on the engine?
The engine may have a blown a leaking head gasket or coolant is getting in the engine cylinder somehow. The white smoke is from coolant being burned in the engine and coming out the exhaust. You should have the vehicle...
Car rumbles and vibrates
A rumbling sound could be associated with a lot of different things. Being that you are able to hear it on the exhaust piping is good because the causes can be narrowed down. Depending on the mileage the chance of...
Random difficulty starting
Hello. There could be several things going on with your 2005 Ford Fiest. First, there could be a bad spot in your starter causing the intermittent start. You could also have faulty glow plugs causing the car to have a...
Hi, how can I dismantling the oil sump? do you have a picture or service manual of this car? Thanks!
Unfortunately, I will not be able to post a picture of this repair. The service manual recommends pulling the engine to perform the repair. YourMechanic does not do this kind of service on your vehicle. I suggest purchasing a service...
Difficulty starting. Shuts off soon after starting - 1994 Mercury Capri
Hello. This can be caused by a number of things. The fuel pressure needs to be tested first. Though there appears to be plenty of fuel it needs to reach a specific pressure. If the engine has spark and fuel...
When replacing the brake switch, why would the 3rd brake light work and not all 3?
It is possible that both of the brake light bulbs are out. It is also possible that the other two brake lights are on a separate fuse from the third brake light which could cause the third brake light to...
Flat towing / locate accessery position of key
In order to tow this vehicle behind an RV you will want to have the vehicle in neutral with the key in the off poition. When the vehicle's transmission is in neutral, the steering wheel is unlocked. This will enable...
Woobing noise, change as the speed changes
This is almost certainly tire-related. The fact that the sound correlates to the speed is a dead giveaway. The only other sound that correlates to speed like you describe would be like a rubbing brake pad or something, but that...
Acceleration issues, especially when the engine is cold - 2000 Toyota Echo
Hello. This is a used vehicle that I recently bought and I've noticed it has some accelerating issues. There seems to be a delay in increasing speed. The delay lasts for several seconds from the moment I put it in...
Jerking of the steering wheel that occasionally becomes locked
GM has a TSB out for this issue. Basically what the bulletin says is that, due to increased friction in the steering gear, there can be a locked up or notchy feel that can be experienced when the steering wheel...
Where is the mass air flow sensor located on a fiat 2013 500. 1.4 engine?
The mass air flow sensor is located just near the intake or throttle body and connected to the air filter. It should have a wire connector plugged into it that comes from the ECU.

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