1. Home
  2. Advice
  3. Tags
  4. L4-1.6L Turbo

Showing articles & questions for topic
L4-1.6L Turbo

Related questions

Question
Charging system
It sounds like you may have a weak battery, a failing voltage regulator or failing alternator. As you may know, the alternator charges the battery while the engine runs by generating amperage and recharging the battery while the engine turns...
Question
Car shakes in idle and
Hi there. A rough idling engine can be caused by a number of issues, some of them are serious while others tend to be minor, but the symptoms remain pretty much the same. The car will feel rough and bouncy...
Question
What can cause my 2013 ford escape SE 1.6 ltr to hesitate when accelerating
There are a number of things that may cause the car to hesitate when accelerating such as low fuel pressure, a dirty or faulty mass air flow sensor, clogged or dirty fuel injectors, a faulty throttle position sensor or potentially...
Question
Car dying when turning ac off
Hi there. In most cases, the lack of acceleration and issues keeping the car running while the AC is on are related to the same component failure or issues. The leading cause of this problem is a mass air flow...
Question
Mini Cooper S 2007 overheating? Stalled while starting up again then turned off. No dash symbols. Cannot rev. No steam or leaking.
Hi there. It's 100 degrees here in Phoenix at 11:00 pst, so I understand the extreme heat! What you are describing can be caused by multiple issues, ranging from a coolant system that is clogged with debris to a failing...
Question
How to install a turbocharger 1986 Dodge Colt
Hello. The turbo on this vehicle is not terribly hard to install, but finding a replacement is the hardest part. In most cases it is easier to fabricate a new unit to the vehicle. A specialist would be best to...
Question
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...
Question
Pre-purchase inspection
Hi There, I would suggest checking the Kelly Blue Book website with specifics related to your zip code as market prices of cars vary by zip code. This will give you a baseline for determining whether or not the car...
Question
i am interested in installing a driver's side keypad, like Ford has, in my new Hyundai. Can you help me?
Hi there. There are some aftermarket companies that manufacturer door keypad locking systems. However, in order to fabricate to your Hyundai, it would most likely require a lot of custom fabrication, computer upgrades and other system integration programming, as this...
Question
HI, I'm considering a 2011 mini cooper s with 143k miles. Timing chain has not been replaced. What would cost be to replace when/
Hi, I will be glad to help you with this. The service that you are writing in about is offered by YourMechanic. You can obtain a written, itemized quote, and schedule the repair to suit your needs, by simply visiting...
Question
I bought a Mini Cooper and driving it today the service engine soon light came on, overdue oil change, can that make light go on
The check engine light will not be on from not changing oil in time. You will have to have the computer scanned to retrieve stored codes so you can find out the cause. The oil and filter should be changed...
Question
I already have the break pads, just need labor, is that possible?
You are welcome to buy your own parts and book a certified mechanic from YourMechanic to install those parts or perform associated repairs on your car. If you desire brake pad replacement, please use YourMechanic's brake pad replacement service page....
Question
Car went into limp mode after putting gas
The check engine light indicates that there is likely something wrong with the engine or transmission in your vehicle and will usually come on in conjunction with the vehicle going into the reduced power mode. This happens when the vehicle...
Question
My car is making a grinding noise when I try to put it in gear and it won't move. noise goes away when clutch isn't pressed down.
Hi Renozwah. Thanks for writing into YourMechanic.com this morning. Generally speaking, there are a few different reasons why your car is making this type of noise while accelerating. First, and typically not considered by many mechanics is that there is...
Question
Replaced brake pads/rotors on 2013 ford fusion. Error messages when tried to take out of service mode.Now won't start/dark display
Hi Dan. Thanks for reaching out today. Brake fluid can indeed cause communication errors with ABS sensors, so that might be (one) cause of this issue. However, it's also possible that the battery has gone dead (by coincidence as you...
Question
How often should i change brake pads for my mini 1.6 turbo?
The longevity of brake pads can sometimes vary widely. In some cases, they may last 50,000 miles or more. In other extreme cases, they may only last up to 25,000 or may last as long as 75,000 miles. Generally, things...
Question
Engine malfunction light comes on with reduced engine power and rough idle
Generally, the check engine light comes on when something fairly serious is going on with the vehicle. This can happen for many different reasons such as a faulty mass air flow sensor, a faulty O2 sensor, a bad catalytic converter,...
Question
Is it normal for a 127k mileage car to consume 1 qt of oil every 3k miles?
That is excessive oil consumption. But at that rate, it might be something you can live with. Turbocharged engines will tend to use more oil than conventional engines. But there are a few things you want to look out for....
Question
Have some burns in my headliner - is it something a novice can replace?
If you think the headliner is in need of replacement then I would suggest having an automotive upholstery shop check to see if area can be fixed or entire headliner needs removed and material replaced over entire headliner. This requires...
Question
clutch & slave cylinder
You should replace the clutch slave cylinder as it incorporates the release bearing. The release bearing is the part that gets worn and may fail in a short time if you decide to not replace it. Even if the slave...

Need a mechanic?

Our certified mobile mechanics make house calls in over 700 U.S. cities. Fast, free online quotes for your car repair.

Get a quote

Post a question and get free advice from our certified mechanics.


Ask a question