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side view mirror
The door panel has to be removed first, then you will see the holes that will give you access to the 10 mm nuts that holds the mirror on along with the wire connection. If you want to have this...
need to know how to change a coolant bypass solenoid and where it is located. Can't find anything on the internet about this.
Just search for "Ford Escape 2013 coolant by-pass solenoid". The coolant by-solenoid is generally located on top of the engine. After you make that search you'll get a good point of view. The repair involves removing coolant from the engine....
Starting car
The transmission shift selector operates a transmission switch and may just need a minor adjustment on the switch or cable so you do not need to hold the shifter up into park. I recommend having a professional diagnose your shifting...
Performance exhaust
Your best option would be to install a aftermarket cat-back exhaust system. These systems usually replace the resonator and rear mufflers on the vehicle for a more aggressive appeal. You will have to do a little research on the different...
Code is P02990 what does it mean?
Hello, thanks for writing in about your Buick Cascada. Trouble code P0990 is a transmission fluid pressure fault. Possibly an internal fault in the transmission or there is a fluid leak. If the car didn't make it home, I suggest...
Need to know if I should replace my turbo or not
Hi, thanks for writing in. The turbo system is comprised of several different components. Without knowing the exact trouble code, it would be hard to guess at what is going on. There could be a bad sensor, a leaking intake...
Knocking sound
Hello. This is a safety mechanism that will not allow you to shift without having your foot on the brake. This is a pin down in the console attached to the shift lever that doesn't allow the shifter to be...
High Pitched Squeal
From what you described, this problems sounds like it is likely due to a worn serpentine belt. You may need to have your belt replaced to get rid of the high pitched squeal. If you would like help replacing the...
Fuel Rail System Error Code
Considering that the code is related to a problem in the fuel system, you should leave it to the professionals to avoid personal injury. When fueling the car, check twice to make sure the fuel cap is fastened properly. Low...
Hesitant starting
Hi there, thanks for writing in to us. If the dash lights turn on when you press the start button, but the vehicle doesn't start, it sounds like you have a failed brake pedal switch. This switch informs the vehicle...
I have the p10ED what is it
Although P10E(x) codes relates to problems with the Valvetronic gear (cam timing sensors and actuators), I am unable to find a P01ED code specifically. The computer will store information that can be read with a professional-level scanner to help pinpoint...
My transmission is stuck on reverse but my shifter is on park. Can't move shifter at all.
Hi, thanks for your question. I'd be happy to offer my insight. I suggest checking the transmission shift cable connection at the transmission to see if the cable came loose from a defective cable end bushing. If you would like...
Idles rough after warm up.
Hi there, thanks for writing in. In most situations when the variable valve timing solenoid is damaged or causing an ignition problem, it will trigger an OBD-II code and thus illuminate the check engine light. If the warning light is...
Windshield chips
Hello. If there are that many chips in the window then the previous owner obviously did a lot of highway driving. The Ford Escape sits low and tends to take a lot of debris into the windshield due to its...
Hole in mufler making car sound louder. Is this immediate MOT fail?
Hi there. If the hole is just in the muffler then you only will need to replace that. The pipes will not need to be replaced unless they are showing signs of weakness. It is important that you get this...
Blown engine
If you are saying the oil was never changed in 30k miles, then this would be the reason for the failure. A turbo engine needs normal oil changes about every 3k to 5k miles. The turbo gets extremely hot and...
I'm told I need to replace the engine coils to the tune of $300 each at the dealership.
The engine coil is the same as the ignition coil; what it is called is simply personal preference. There is no risk in having a non-dealership technician perform this repair. However, the technician you choose should be certified, knowledgeable, courteous,...
Car acts like it's attempting to stall when cranked and won't allow me to hit throttle.
Hi, thanks for writing in. This may be likely related to a fuel or spark issue. The first question is whether or not the engine fires at all. If it does, then we know we have a fuel supply issue...
P0012 and P0299. Can't get power when I accelerate and rpms goes high when the gears kick in.
Hello and thanks for contacting Your Mechanic. The code P0012 means that the camshaft timing sensor is reading the camshaft is retarded. The code P0299 means that the turbo has excessive low output. Your turbo will not spool up correctly...
Car will not shift into gear - 2007 Mini Cooper
Hi. There are a couple of reasons for this problem. One is that the clutch master cylinder has gone bad and will not engage the clutch when you are pressing on the clutch pedal. Another possible cause of this problem...

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