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Car does not start
Hi There, Many different things may cause a vehicle to die for a variety of reasons, some of which may be related to a lack of spark or possibly timing issues and some of which may be related to a...
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Hazard lights stay on when car is turned off.
Hi There, Generally this is something caused by the flasher relay going bad. This is a small relay that allows the lights to flash based upon current flow and a resistor inside that causes them to flash. When this is...
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Hesitation when accelerating
Hi There, The radiator fan may have stopped working for a couple of reasons such as a faulty fan motor or faulty fan relay. As you know, this can be dangerous to the motor as it may cause it to...
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Tire rotation
Hi There, Assuming you are referring to rotating the tires on your vehicle, this is a bit of a subjective question and recommendations may vary depending on tire type and your driving habits. Generally, it is recommended to rotate your...
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i have a code p0012 on my scion 05 the Camshaft Solenoid Adjuster is working
Hi there. P0012 is the OBD-II generic code indicating the engine control module (ECM) has determined that the intake camshaft timing for bank 1 is more retarded than what the ECM has commanded it be. This over-retarded timing condition could...
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I have a hyundai accent gs 2000 and its problem is that my car turns on ;however, when i change it from park to reverse or to driv
Hi there. Any unusual shaking or vibrating forces coming from the engine is cause for concern. It could be something as simple as old spark plugs producing an uneven power delivery, it could be something serious like worn or broken...
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How do you replace the rear & side engine mounts without lifting out the engine? & how do you lift the engine out?
Hi...thank you for your questions. If required in the application, a portable engine support bar is used to support an engine during mount replacement. The support bar has lifting capability as well so that the mount can be unloaded and...
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Shift Shaft Seal
Hi There, It sounds like you need a new shift shaft seal. As you know, this maintains a tight seal where the shift linkage enters the transmission. When this is damaged, this may cause a bit of leaking around the...
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My Honda Civic 1989, has a issue on alternator overcharged. My a.c system has not worked since 2003, I left it alone. I am going t
Hello Tuan, thank you for writing in. The alternator and the air compressor are both driven and powered by the drive belt. If the belt does not look bad, worn, or old, then it is likely just fine. In this...
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Do you use iridiums spark plugs on the spark plug replacement
The OEM plug is platinum. If you desire iridium, simply note that in the customer notes or let the mechanic know at time of scheduling. Obviously, without contrary advice, the original, or aftermarket equivalent, of a part is always used...
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Car tilting after going over curb and impacting tree at 10 mph. Bumper bar is damaged, bumper arm broken. Side of impact is higher
The frame and/or suspension components have been damaged. To determine which will require some measurements and inspection. If all the damage is suspension related, that is assuming none of the sub-frame is damaged or the suspension mounting bosses, it is...
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I have a 1996 toyota tercel running & idling really rough. Trouble codes are: P0301, P0302, P0304, P0401 & P0402. Help please!?
Hi There, Codes P0301, P0302, P0304 relates to misfires in cylinders 1, 2, and 4. Codes P0401 and P0402 relate to the EGR valve not functioning properly. The EGR valve is likely detecting that there is either a condition of...
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Control arm bushing replacement
The service that you are referring to, namely control arm assembly replacement includes the bushings. That control arm has two bushings in it, already pre-installed in the control arm. So, the price is "complete". If you want this service performed...
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Brand new toyota yaris iA. Have 500 miles on it. After starting it yesterday,wrench indicator was visible in the dashboard.
Unless a brand new car has product or assembly defects, or was damaged prior to sale, it should operate flawlessly. If the mechanic told you that alignment defects, or deficiencies of any kind, might exist during a new car "break-in"...
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i have a 98 toyota sienna xle 6 cylinder for years now the drivers side front power window goes up and down intemttenly. u press i
Hi there. Typically an intermittent power window issue like this is due to a faulty switch. If the relay was faulty, the issue would be more pronounced, meaning that pressing the switch anytime would not allow the window to roll...
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Just moved to 28078 and my ac compressor died on the trip. Any recommendations for this area?
Hi there. We should have a professional mobile mechanic that services the Huntersville area that can complete your AC compressor replacement for you. All you have to do is click that blue link and enter your information to receive a...
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All my lights is on but the car won't start
Hi there. When a car is hard to start, but there appears to be battery life due to lights and other accessories being active, it's usually caused by one of three possible issues. If you turn the key and nothing...
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When replacing a timing belt, do I have to buy the parts?
Hello and thanks for writing in. You do not have to buy the parts from YourMechanic and are welcome to provide your own parts, however if you decide to purchase the parts from YourMechanic, the parts will be an additional...
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I'm getting two ignition coils replaced on my 2007 Honda Fit and it will cost me 280 without labor. This sounds weird
Hi there. If your engine is stalling out on you and the shop has said that the issue is your ignition coils, try checking the coils and see if there is a spark coming out of them by removing the...
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I have a 1993 Mitsubishi Mirage. Starter went out and I bought another one an it's still grinding on the flywheel.
Hi there. The start will need to have shims put in between the starter and the engine block. This will make the start pinion gear line up with the teeth on the flywheel. The pinion gear on the starter is...

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