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I start up the car seems normal my mom had hit a bump no leaks or anything next day car felt different the whole car started shak
Hello, thank you for writing in. Unfortunately, there are a large number of components that can cause an issue like this. This can be anything from a fuel, air, or spark deficiency, to an issue with the transmission. The bump...
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Replaced starter and car still wont turn on
Hi There, Depending on whether or not the vehicle will turn over will determine what the next step should be. If the engine does not turn over, I would recommend checking all connections related to the battery and check to...
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car won't start switched out starter already
Hello, thank you for writing in. The quickest way to diagnose the issue at this point is to test the starter and make sure it is getting a full 12 volt supply of energy. The starter solenoid then amplifies that...
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Car won't turn over
Hello, thank you for writing in. While there are many issues that may cause these kinds of running issues, we need to focus on the fuel, air, and spark systems. The first thing to observe is whether or not the...
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Started idling rough then stalling at traffic lights after about 20 minutes of driving. Replaced fuel pump, fuel filter, and spark plugs.
Try flushing out the fuel system with a fuel treatment. You may have to remove the supply fuel line and blow out the line with air pressure to clean out what could be blocking the line. Check all of the...
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How can you check to see if one or more engine mounts are faulty? 2009 Honda Fit
Hi there - to detect a failed motor/transmission mount, a technician may use a jack or large pry bar to attempt to lift or move the engine/transmission to determine loose motion - indicating a failed mount. Some motor mounts are...
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Car is making a loud noise coming from the air box because when u apply a little pressure the noise goes away and I just got a new
Hello, thank you for writing in. You are absolutely heading in the right direction. If you were to look at a diagram of the filter housing you would see it simply runs to the vents up front. If you can...
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Transmission not shifting
What you are describing is often a sign of low transmission fluid or a faulty transmission control solenoid. Since automatic transmissions use pressurized hydraulic fluid to change gears, every time a gear change is required, the car's computer activates a...
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How many hours to replace
Hi there. We need you to resubmit your question; as we are not sure what mechanical component you are asking about length of replacement. Thanks.
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car wont turn, everything is new!!
Hi there. In most cases when you take the key out of the ignition lock cylinder and put it back in, that's the source of your starting problem. The ignition lock cylinder is made of of multiple tumblers and locks...
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Leaking head gasket.
Unless water was taken in through the intake system somehow, a leaking head gasket would be the only way water or coolant would spray from inside the combustion chamber. The only thing that should come out from an open spark...
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The EPS indicator came on when I started my 2007 Honda Fit.
Yes, you should. There may be a problem with something as simple as a position sensor or there can be an intermittent fault from the electronic motor that give you the power steering assist. The warning like came on and...
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Driver door opening not causing dome light to come on or the beeping sound when the headlights are still on.
Hello there. What you have described is typically an indicator of a door electrical sensor / switch failure or an electrical glitch in the ECU that is causing these issues. Diagnosing this problem and making the right repairs can be...
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My car turns over but won't start, has no spark, distributer cap/rotor, spark plugs, and ignition module have been replaced.
Hi there. It sounds like the ignition coil has failed causing the no spark issue. The secondary circuit within the ignition coil has either burned up or shorted out. I recommend replacing the ignition coil. If you need further assistance...
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Running really rough, not starting usually. Battery light came on. Car overheated. Headlights turn off when I put the high beams on.
Hi there. With the information given, it sounds like you accidentally put 3 bottles of Gas Heet (water / antifreeze remover) into the gas tank. There is to be only 1 bottle of Gas Heet to a full fuel tank...
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Why is the vehicle speed sensor so expensive as quoted by my mechanic but cheaper with you guys?
Hi there. Well, to be honest - it's simple economics. Although I'm sure your dependable mechanic is great at what they do, the reality exists that they most likely operate their business out of a building, have lots of shop...
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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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