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my brake lights want turn off
A common cause is the brake light switch contacts are either stuck closed or the brake light switch is not properly adjusted. A short circuit in the brake light wiring is also a possibility. If you desire a resolution of...
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New coils plugs and wire plugs now car starts and stalls out within 3 seconds.
I would recommend retracing your steps on this. It is possible that an electrical connector or a vacuum hose of some kind could have been disconnected and not put back during the replacement of the spark plugs and ignition coils....
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My car had code 420 pop up and cylinder 1,2,3 misfire , my car was jerking when I drove and had loss of power
Misfires are frequently caused by ignition coil failures, but there are other possibilities as well. Sometimes I might diagnose a misfire by swapping components between cylinders to see if the misfire moves. Anyway, you are probably on the right track...
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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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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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Q: Car shakes when accelerating
At 200 thousand miles it could be just about anything. You would have to hit a speed bump pretty hard to produce a result like that, but if your problem is related to the speed bump, it could be that...
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What name brand oil filter do you use?
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My SRS light is on on my dashboard how much is it going to cost to fix this problem?
There are two components to the repair cost: 1) the cost to diagnose the issue(s); and 2) the actual repair cost once the fault(s) is pinpointed. The former cost is fixed and you can obtain it by referring to YourMechanic's...
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Hard to shift gears in traffic jam
The clutch and transmission on your vehicle are fairly straightforward systems. If virtually all of it has been replaced and yet it still doesn't work, that is frankly a guarantee that the cause of the problem is faulty, inept, careless...
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car doesn't turn on anymore
You would need to check to see if there is spark to the spark plugs and if you do then have to check fuel pressure to see if pump is pumping enough pressure. The engine may not have spark and...
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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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Q: 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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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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Car starts n idles fine. When I put it in gear it stalls. I'm thinking transmission fluid problems? Also it "CLANKS" when shifting
The torque converter and torque converter lock up solenoid should be evaluated. Another possibility is an internal hydraulic leak in transmission seals causing pressure to apply both reverse and forward gears at the same time, lock up the transmission and...
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On the start/ stop engine button on my 2016 scion IA. It will occasionally have a flashing light.
The normal display modes for the indicator light on the Start/Stop button are discussed on page 140 of the 2016 Scion iA Owner's Manual. A flashing indicator on the Start/Stop button is not a normal (expected) display mode. If you...
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Bad mileage on 2012 mazda 2
In order to check the fuel mileage you should drive as if you are trying to save every drop of fuel. The mileage rating is based on not running the a/c and driving mostly highway miles to get the mileage...
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I have left my car out in the cold for 9 days. Today, I tried to start it and it wouldn’t start. I’m assuming the battery drained
Hi Brianna. Thanks for contacting us tonight. When it's really cold outside and the vehicle does not start for longer than a week, it's common for the battery to be low on cranking amps, which causes the lack of starting...
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Rear window in 2005 scion xb will not go down with rear door switch nor master control switch
Hi Gabrielle. Thanks for contacting us tonight. When you have multiple issues with door locks and windows, it can usually be traced to a faulty control module. Usually, when the module begins to fail, individual systems will start to have...
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My honda city here in phil. has CVT w 24k km on it do you think it will last 200k km?? I drive fast and use paddle shifters often
The best way to ensure that a transmission will last as long as it possibly can is to change the fluid at the recommended intervals and to drive the vehicle with care. Oftentimes increasing the RPMs very high for a...

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