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Why is there a squeaking noise after an oil change?
Hi, thanks for writing in. It is possible that you could have accidentally spilled a little bit of oil on your serpentine belt. If this is the case, the noise will eventually go away. If it does not, you can...
Jerky acceleration above 3000rpm no trouble codes
Hello there, thanks for writing in. 115,000 miles is about the right time to change the clutch in a manual transmission vehicle. This may explain the jerky motions above 3000 RPMs while the engine is making more power, and may...
Can a defective catalytic converter cause clutch failure?
To answer your question, a catalytic converter cannot cause clutch failure. You have a series of independent failures, which is not very common for vehicles with less than 100,000 miles. I would take your 2013 Chevrolet Cruze back to the...
I've had my car for 1 year as of August. The dealer is now saying the clutch disc is worn out. Is this really possible?
I have seen some clutches only last less than 12,000 miles and all due to the way the customer drove the car. The clutch would of failed in less than 3,000 miles if it was a defective clutch. The only...
Can an oil change cause my gasket cover valve to crack?
There is a possibility the valve cover gasket had a weak seal and began to leak. The exhaust manifold is mounted just below the valve cover on one side of the engine, so leaking or spilled oil may come into...
Spark plug boot
Hey there. Your engine is only a 4 cylinder and a loss of one of the cylinders in the engine will mean that it will not stay running very well. You can find the complete coil pretty cheap online. If...
AC off - 2011 Chevrolet Cruze
Hello. Your Chevy Cruze uses a "heated" engine thermostat (under computer control) which has caused some problems. There is a Technical Service Bulletin (301268) to address the "engine is cold" issue - software reprogramming). There are also multiple temperature sensors,...
Electrical issues, power steering shuts off & car stalls.
It is most likely a coincidence that these problems began happening after the turbo was replaced. However, it is possible something that occurred during the diagnosis or repair of the turbo may have created all these problems. Regardless, with the...
Could it be the coolant sensor?
Hi and thank you for contacting YourMechanic. If your vehicle engine is overheating, there are 3 different things that can cause this problem. The first is the thermostat is not opening up. A stuck thermostat will cause an engine to...
Car will crank but not fire
Hello there, thanks for writing in. A few different faults could have happened when your 2011 Chevrolet Cruze ran over the asphalt chunk. The most common would be a failed fuel line, damaged wiring, loose connections, or fuel leak. If...
Head bolt torque
The cylinder head tightening sequence and tightening torque must be done correctly to ensure no damage to the engine. If there are any questions regarding the sequence or torquing procedure we recommend contacting a qualified mechanic, such as one from...
Clutch issues
You car's transmission has what are called transmission synchronizers (aka "synchros") which are small fork type components that help to move the transmission in and out of gear. Sometimes these can be worn or occasionally misaligned when the transmission has...
What can cause my oxygen sensor to get damaged during a oil change and fuel system cleaning?
Hi, thanks for writing in. The oil change would not damage an oxygen sensor. The fuel system cleaning could possibly cause this condition, but it depends on the cleaner type and mixture. I would recommend having an expert from YourMechanic...
Coolant finishes 3-4days
Hello. This can be caused by a number of things such as low coolant levels, a faulty thermostat, or a failing coolant fan switch. The fact that you are losing water every 3-4 days without leaks, this would suggest the...
How do I get the lower clamp off the radiator hose on the driver side? I can't fit anything in to squeeze It
Hi there, thanks for writing in. I'd be happy to help. The squeeze clamp may require a flexible squeeze clamp tool to get it off, if you can't get it off with a hose clamp. Hope this helps and best...
Can a bad water pump cause water in the oil
Hi and thank you for your question. Water pumps are designed to pump water through the engine, radiator, and heating system. Water pumps will not cause oil to enter the cooling system. The oil coming into the water can be...
On my headliner my son splashed some moca coffee. How can i get this off?
At your local auto parts store, there will be several interior upholstry cleaners available that should work well. These cleaners can be used on carpet, seats, door panels, and headliners. I would recommend using a soft towel rather than the...
Where is the TPMS module located. I know there is a device in each tire but where is the main module? Thank you
Hi, thanks for writing in. I'm not 100% certain for the 2013 Dodge Dart Turbo, but most of the late model Dodge sedans have the TPMS module located under the dashboard on the driver side, near the main fuse box....
Bad Purge Valve?
Hey there. All modern cars are equipped with an Evaporative Emission Control (EVAP) system. The EVAP system prevents fuel vapors from the fuel tank from escaping into the atmosphere. The EVAP system collects and temporarily stores the fuel vapors in...
Where is the downstream O2 sensor located?
Hello, thanks for writing in about your 2013 Chevrolet Sonic. The downstream O2 sensor is always mounted after the catalytic converter or on the back side of it. If you'd like some help wit this, consider YourMechanic, as one of...

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