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Having trouble getting the condenser fan out to replace it.
Hello and thanks for writing in. Yes, you will need to remove the cross bar in order to get this out without creating additional work. It may be possible to remove this without removing the cross bar, however the easiest...
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How do I remove the radiator core support on my 2013 Nissan Juke?
I believe you are referring to the upper radiator core support. To remove this component, you'll need to do the following: 1.) Remove the front fascia 2.) Remove the front combination lamp 3.) Remove the headlamps 4.) Disconnect the crash...
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Can your fork from your gear box break and be pressured into the clutch and break? 2005 Mini Cooper
Hi there - if you are speaking of a shifter fork in the gearbox - it is not possible that a gear selector fork has damaged the clutch. It is conceivable, however unlikely, that the clutch throwout bearing fork has...
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Can you direct me to a how to video on how to change a coolant by-pass valve on a 2014 ford escape
In order to change the coolant bypass valve, you will first need to locate the thermostat housing. Once the thermostat housing has been located, the bypass hose is going to be the smaller hose that goes into the thermostat housing....
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vibrate
Hello, thank you for writing in. Typically the brakes will vibrate during and after a stop if there is an issue with the brake pads, rotors, or the caliper guide pins. Start by checking the guide pins, as they are...
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Why does my Mini Cooper rev and shakes when I am stopped at a red light
Hello. This can be caused by a number of things. Since the check engine light is on you more than likely have a misfire or a faulty sensor. I would usually start by scanning the computer for codes to see...
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Oil leak
Hi There, It is quite possible for the oil to take some time to burn off of the engine if it were spilled on it. You may want to (very carefully) spray some degreaser around the engine bay where the...
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I need a mechanic that specializes in mini coopers
Hi...mechanics are qualified based on vehicle technology and systems, not "models" and so any of the certified mechanics will be able to help you. Hypothetically, even a mechanic who thought he "specialized" in a particular model still must consult and...
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Blue smoke from tailpipe
Bluish tinted smoke from the exhaust means that there is an internal oil leak into the combustion chambers from the valve guides, valve stem oil seals and/or the piston rings. Cylinder compression can be tested to get an indication of...
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How do you turn off daytime running lights
Daytime running lights will come on and stay on all the time during the day and cannot be turned off unless the normal headlights are turned on. The daytime running lights should not stay on after the vehicle is turned...
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2011 Nissan will not crank and the battery goes dead after one year.
Hi there. The battery is the remote key fob will only last about 8 years. Since it is now 2017, the battery is now 8 years old and could have lost its charge. The chip in the key tells the...
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Wrench light and power reduction
You will need to have the computer tested for stored failure codes. The loss of power and light coming on is indicating the computer sees a problem and reduced throttle to protect the system that has failed. I would recommend...
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I need help with finding the right size and product wheel spacers.
When it comes to installing the wheel spacers, first jack up the vehicle and place it on jack stands. Then turn the steering all the way to the left or right, depending on what side you are on. Then take...
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Where would i see signs of leakage from a faulty fuel pressure sensor?
Hello, thank you for writing in. The first thing you want to do is check the electrical connections to the fuel pressure regulator. If the regulator is connected securely, there are no electrical wires exposed or damaged, and it looks...
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I'm looking at a 2009 Mini Cooper JCW. Any major issues I should check out prior to the purchase?
I recommend performing a pre-purchase inspection and a 75 point safety inspection on the vehicle prior to the purchase. Also, look into the performance of the vehicle and make sure that the engine and transmission operates good and that the...
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Focus c Max 06. 1.6hdci check engine light is on . Says turbo but when I open turbo up it's working fine.
If the code is referring to the turbo on the engine, then the turbo wastegate could be sticking or the hose to the wastegate is broken, has came off, or has a hole in it. If you need further assistance...
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I just replaced my throttle body on my mini cooper but it seems to not take off like before. Why is this happening?
Hello, thank you for writing in. There are a few considerations to make. First, did the new throttle come with a new throttle position sensor, or are you using the old one? If you have the old one installed, you...
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Can the tie rods on a 2011 Nissan Juke be replaced without replacing the entire power steering system?
The tie rod ends for your vehicle, both the inner and the outer ends, are available for separate purchase. If you bought these tie rod ends yourself from an auto parts store, they're "roughly" $50 each or $200 in total...
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yellow engine light with p0300,p0302,p0304 codes.
The first thing these codes show is cylinders 2 and 4 are misfiring. You swapped coils around but notice you moved coils 2 and 4 with each other. If these were misfiring then swapping these coils will not move the...
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I have a 2007 Mini Cooper le and recently I have a diminished check engine light. Car runs fine but my turbo no longer seems to work.
Hi there. Usually when a check engine light is on half and the other half is black, that is usually an indication for the gas cap not sealing properly. Check the gas cap seal and see if it's cracked, distorted,...

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