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AIR ESCAPING UNDER DASH
You may have a disconnected duct work for the air vents behind the dash. The connections are with foam tape or insulation and the insulation falls off or apart over time and do not deal any more. Have a mechanic...
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My interior blue light under the dash board dosent work
Hi there. Check the bulb and see if its burned. If the bulb is good then check the wiring to the bulb for a loose wire. A loose wire on the lights will cause the light to not function properly....
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Car making clunking, grinding noise 2006 Scion xB
Hi there - your symptoms suggest a problem with the transmission since they only appear when the vehicle is in gear. First task is to check the transmission fluid - you are looking for "clear" red fluid and no burned...
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When I turn my AC, my car shuts down.
Hi Erick. It sounds like the idle is not being adjusted/compensated for the additional load of the ac compressor. Additional loads on the engine require the idle to increase to make sure the engine does not stall under the load....
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Vibration when 65+mph or when stoping
Whenever there are multiple causes of vehicle vibration, which is probably the circumstance you face, it is best to fix the obvious causes first because that will greatly simplify diagnosis and identification of the remaining causes. So, in your circumstance,...
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My Toyota Belta 2009 vibrates when I put the gear in drive and reverse
You should have your motor and transmission mounts checked to see if they are broken. If they are then they will vibrate and make noise throughout the body of the car.
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I have been searching on the internet to no avail to find a cv axle for my can you hellp me out please 2011 Mazda 2/Demio
Hello - keep searching for "2011 Mazda 2 axle" or 2011 Mazda Demio axle" - both Mazda and a large handful of aftermarket auto parts suppliers have CV axles available for this vehicle. Ford sold this platform as the Ford...
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Engine sputtering and manual gear-shifter is getting stiff.
Hi there. It's possible that the shifting issue could be related to the clutch, but that seems more like a gear linkage issue. The engine vibration is most likely not related; and could be caused by a damaged vacuum line...
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Car won't crank and light in cluster stay on when key is turned
Hello, thank you for writing in. The vehicle is likely having an issue with the battery or the starter. When dealing with a no-start, these are the first components to check. If the battery is dead, you may be able...
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Car shuts down
Hi there. Any time you run the A/C, the car will be reduced in horse power because the A/C runs off of a belt that powers the compressor. If the compressor is failing or was faulty to begin with, this...
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New rack and pinion 1998 Mitsubishi Mirage
Hi there - no, a new steering rack should not be smoking. I wonder however, if the smoke is from oil that leaked prior to the steering rack replacement, and is burning off? Have the bottom of the vehicle steam...
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Cigarette Lighter
If you look in the fuse box under the left side of the dash and pull out the fuse in location 15 for the cigar lighter to look through it to see if the fuse is burned out inside it....
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Had a low idle issue
Hello, It sounds like you have a faulty O2 sensor. As you know, the oxygen sensor reads the exhaust gases and relays this information to the ECU which then makes adjustments to the fuel supply to find the correct air/fuel...
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i have 2016 Toyota Yaris, for how many KM i need to change the Gear Box Oil in routine ?
Hi there. If you download our mobile app, you can set up an automatic updates when all services are due. However, if you live outside the United States, we're not able to provide you with repair or maintenance solutions. You...
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Not running, starting, etc. - 2000 Hyundai Accent
Hello - if you are unable to get anything electrical to work on the car, with or without the key in the ignition (dome light when you open the door?), I would say you need a battery replacement](https://www.yourmechanic.com/services/battery-replacement) performed by...
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My car shifts gears just fine but it hardly wants to take off and the rpms go up very high but hardly accelerates. 1994 Honda Civic
Hello - I believe you have a severely slipping clutch. Either the clutch is worn out, or the clutch disc is contaminated with engine/transmission oil, and is slipping for that reason. If the clutch has not been replaced with your...
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Why car cranks but wont start after over heating
Hello, It sounds like you may still have a leak between the cylinder head gasket and the cylinder head allowing coolant to leak into the oil passages and cylinders. A blown head gasket may cause a number of different symptoms....
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At idle, my car uncontrolably surges rpm up to 2500rpms.
Hi Kate, Try checking themass air flow sensor as this will definitely cause engine surging problems when it is dirty or has a poor connection. This may also explain the raw fuel smell as well. As you may know, the...

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