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New battery will not stay charged.
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Air bag now says "off" pass seatbelt light beeps with nobody in the seat. What can that be?
This is likely related to the sensor in the seat that measures the weight put on the seat to know when to enact or arm the airbag. The airbag system uses a sensor in the seat to know when there...
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Does the ignition coil replacement also include a new spark p
Spark plug replacement is not included as part of coil replacement service although if the spark plugs were suspected of being defective, or confirmed defective, you would be apprised of that and, if agreed to by you, replaced. Spark plugs...
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My car start jerking while driving and will not start. It is a 1999 Mitsubishi
You could have a fuel pump failure or failure of a major ignition system component such as the coil or the cam or crankshaft position sensors could have failed. If you request a no start diagnostic the responding certified mechanic...
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My car steering wheel shakes
What you are describing sounds like a problem with the rack and pinion gears. The rack and pinion gear set does two things: It converts the rotational motion of the steering wheel into the linear motion needed to turn the...
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Car A/C Stops Working After Stressing Drive
It sounds like you may have a condenser fan that may not be cooling the AC condenser properly. As you may know, the job of the AC condenser fan is to cool down the AC condenser as it generates a...
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White Smoke From Car Hood
It sounds like you may have had a faulty coolant fan relay. The coolant fan relay helps to maintain the proper coolant temperature by turning on and off at specific temperature thresholds. When this relay is not working properly, this...
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Clutch failed and im unsure about if the slave cylinder seats in the transmission arm is still functional. 94 civic
This is normal for the clutch release arm to move side to side as it is in a ball joint and needs to pivot. As long as clutch is releasing properly now you should not have any worries.
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What name brand oil filter do you use?
We use only high quality oil filters and oil for the changes for you. Depending on what is available in your area and the application.
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stiff steering wheel after adjusting tire pressure.
The pressure would have to be very low for it to affect your steering effort. But maybe it is. Most auto stores have a basket of tire gauges that they sell on the counter for a few dollars. Most of...
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I have a mazda 1998 protege dx when i turn on the ac the car starts to shake alot but when i turn off the ac it runs normal .....
Hi Omar. Thanks for contacting us today. Shaking with the a/c on can be caused by a number of reasons. The a/c compressor puts a lot of strain on the engine because the compressor is similar to being a small...
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I drove through a large puddle and water went over the roof,now my car shakes tremendously,can i still save her?
It sounds like you may have potentially got some of the critical sensors wet, which can cause them to send erratic signals to the vehicle's computer system. For example, if a crankshaft position sensor gets wet or is otherwise unable...
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Can the fact that my long term fuel trim is -1.6 and short term is -2.3 be the cause of a P0422 on my 2000 Hyundai accent?
Hi Ashley. Thanks for contacting us today. The fuel trim numbers might be a symptom of the error code you are receiving, but not the source of the code. The P0422 OBD-II trouble code suggests that the catalyst efficiency is...
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Tuning a 2018 Toyota Yaris iA
We can evaluate for you, and thence possibly "recommend", performance enhancements that have either 50-state approval, that is are approved by the California Air Resources Board (CARB) or are certified as 49 state legal pursuant to Federal EPA requirements. Looking...
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Misfires
The return of a misfire after replacing ignition components may be an indication of fuel injectors clogged or the engine cylinder compression is too low or valve sticking. Have the fuel injectors cleaned and see if after cleaning and clearing...
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Is it bad that I put 10w40 in my engine that takes 5w30?
Your vehicle does not use 5W-30 oil. The recommended oil viscosity for your vehicle, according to Kia documentation, is 10W-40. If you drive the vehicle in exceptionally cold weather, well below 32 degrees, you can use 5W-30 oil but even...
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Problems with fuel system
Of course, be sure the tank has adequate fuel. If, by chance, the new fuel pump (or any fuel pump) was run dry that can ruin the pump impeller and thus even if the pump "runs" it won't pump. If...
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my car wouldn't start and found out my battery was 5 years old so got a new battery. now having the same issue a couple days later
Hi Haley. Thanks for contacting us tonight. When a battery dies quickly, it is often caused by a malfunction of the battery charging system. The alternator is responsible for this task, but there are other parts like the battery temperature...

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