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97 Civic Ex AT- there is a delay in shifting when stopped at a stop light. It gets stuck between 10 to 15 miles
Hi there. What you are describing is typically an indication of a slipping transmission. In most cases the actual problem is the efficient flow of transmission fluid through the hydraulic lines of the transmission. Sometimes the simple act of having...
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Replacement time interval for changing engine mounts or automatic transmission mounts for 2009 Nissan Versa Hatchback
Hello - there is no prescribed maintenance interval for engine/transmission mounts for most any passenger vehicle. The length of time engine/transmission mounts will hold up is directly related to how briskly you accelerate, how smoothly your engine runs, and so...
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2011 Chevy Aveo has no spark at cylinders 2 and 3
The coils on your vehicle are all housed together in a carrier assembly. If two of the four coils aren't producing spark, there's a good chance the carrier is to blame. A professional, such as one from YourMechanic, can repair...
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I need my timing belt replaced for my 2011 Chevy Aveo and I was wondering if it's also necessary to replace the water pump? Someon
The timing belt should be changed at 100,000 miles. If the water pump is driven by the timing belt, the pump absolutely should be changed when you change the timing belt. Indeed, aftermarket timing belt kits include the water pump,...
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Knocking noise
Hi There, This may have caused a number of things to happen that may result in a knocking noise being generated. Generally, when a knocking sound exists from the underside of the vehicle due to some kind of impact like...
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Car doesn't start, Can a bad gas cap cause this ?
Hi There, A faulty gas cap can certainly case the check engine light to come on, but will usually not cause performance issues. The shaking and lack of sound from the fuel pump may suggest that the fuel pump itself...
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Heard loud noise, engine light turned on, the a/c stopped working and the car was very hard to drive. I saw a broken hose. Help!
Overheating can be caused by a number of issues. The hose blown off could be the cause as well as an effect. The engine could have begun to overheat before the hose blew off due to things like a stuck...
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Recharge my battery installed it and car starts now but it turns off when I press the gas pedal or turn on head lamps.
Hi There, It sounds like you may have an electrical short relating to the headlight switch causing it to shut down power to the vehicle when turning them on. This may be unrelated to the symptom of pressing the gas...
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My car makes several loud clicking sounds that go on for about 15 seconds, is it ok to keep driving the car?
There are a number of things that may cause a ticking sound, however one of the most common is usually when the vehicle is low on engine oil. This can happen when the engine oil is low and the lack...
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Cost to replace timing belt
It takes roughly 3 hours to replace the timing belt on the Civic but the labor might be higher if you have power steering, top mount AC and/or the twin cam version of the Civic engine. It is recommended that...
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what other issues can occur if a misfire troubleshooting problem is not fixed soon enough?
Unfortunately, it is possible to damage the catalytic converter, that is cause a blockage, if the engine misfires "too much" and/or for a prolonged period. It is not yet known whether your converter is damaged, but I will get to...
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Started car with one spark plug missing
Hi There, A number of things could have happened by doing this. Depending on how long the car ran without the spark plug in the cylinder, this may have caused a very lean condition inside the motor and may have...
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My engine light turns on, and i went to autozone to diagnosis, and it's faulty o2 sensor. Would you be able to replace it?
If code P0136 sets the only way you can determine if the oxygen sensor has failed is to use an automotive scope to graphically depict the sensor output waveform (it will look roughly like a sine wave) and switching rate...
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Hello. I have a aveo lt 2009. Seems to be doing vaccum trhu the oil deep stick. a machanic told me to change pcv valve
This vehicle's engine does not use a conventional style (accessible) PCV valve. Instead, there is an orifice which meters the flow rate of blow by gases at a rate dependent on inlet vacuum. This PCV orifice is an integral part...
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AC Condenser
Hi There, It sounds like the AC condenser line leak may be what is causing your air not to properly cool. Since the condenser is a component that converts the refrigerant from a gas to a liquid so that it...
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I just spent almost $400 to have the intake gaskets repaired on my 2001 Hyundai Accent 1.6 L. I had to hit my brakes today quickly
If the steering wheel was pulling to the left as you were stopping suddenly, that could be due to brake pull and/or it could be due to a suspension, alignment or tire fault. On the other hand, if you are...
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Engine start and open its oil cap its get dancing on that means air pressure come is it OK or some problem
Hi there. Anytime you start the motor, the oil cap needs to be kept on tight. The cap is responsible not only for keeping oil from spilling and escaping, but most importantly, maintaining a consistent vacuum pressure inside the motor....
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Starting
Hi there. If you're having issues starting your car and want to ensure the issue is diagnosed quickly and correctly, it would be a good idea to have a professional mechanic complete a car is hard to start inspection. ...
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my car will not start after putting fuel in the tank, what could be the reason for this happening? 2006 Kia Rio 5
The EVAP purge valve might be stuck open. Is so, that will throw off the air fuel ratio enough to cause the problem you are describing. The purge valve can be tested, just request EVAP system testing - purge valve....
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replaced cooling fan switch, relay, thermostat fan still won't come on even with AC running
It sounds like you've taken all the right steps, so I understand if you are frustrated. If you look in the fusebox again, you might find a fusible link that powers the fan if you haven't already checked that. Most...

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