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The light flash when i put in d4 I have 1705 code
Hi and thanks for contacting YourMechanic. The code 1705 is saying that the gear shift position switch has been shorted. Generally, what happens is the sensor and switch on the transmission shorts out inside and confuses the computer. The computer...
Possible fixes for overheat
Good question and I'm sorry about the problem you are having. However, I need to know where your leak is coming from. Is it in the front or the sides? I recently had a customer with the same exact car...
Keep trying or get another
Buying a JDM car, whole - is not something easily done, since cars built for other markets don't necessarily meet U.S. crash and emissions standards. Unless it is a model sold here, it will require Federal DOT certification. You can...
What is the function of the two sensors located at the clutch of the car. I know that the upper switch is the safety clutch switch
Hey there. The second sensor is the cruise control deactivation switch. If you push in the clutch when the cruise control is on, this switch shuts it off. If you do not have it connected, then most likely the cruise...
What is cost to neutralize motor mounts, I switched out front mount but now it vibrates off of frame
I believe you need to replace all of your mounts. You are saying it is touching the frame, so I would suggest the rest of them be replaced also. You may also look around and see if you have anything...
Changing wheel cylinders
The wheel cylinders are fairly easy to service for a novice mechanic. You'll have to remove the brake drum and remove the metal brake line on the back of the wheel cylinder using a 10mm line wrench. Then remove the...
Warm engine, long starting and feels like it isn't getting gas, 10 sec, then takes off like nothing wrong. Doesn't happen all time
The biggest challenge with your symptoms is they are intermittent. Intermittent symptoms are often difficult to duplicate and we can't diagnose something that is working. The biggest challenge here is recreating the symptoms. While attempting to recreate the symptoms, I...
I think timing - 2001 Honda Civic
Hi there. Assuming your friend replaced the crankshaft position sensor for a no-start condition or fault code stored, that should not have caused an extended crank or scraping noise unless the sensor was improperly installed. The cause may be unrelated...
Is this the transmission or something else - 2001 Honda Civic
Hello. Check coolant levels for the engine and the transmission fluid level (assuming automatic here - although not specified). If your Honda has the continuously variable transmission (CVT), there are a number of Technical Service Bulletins (230390 and 231604 for...
Idle and start up issue
A cracked exhaust manifold can make a lot of noise under hood. Even the smallest of cracks can cause a very loud noise. You should have a certified technician, like one from YourMechanic, check the engine and exhaust system to...
I'm having problems with code po740
Hi there. In order to be able to give you more exact information I would need to know whether or not the vehicle is equipped with the CVT transmission. It sounds like you have the regular transmission in your vehicle....
Heater blows cold air
If the temperature it rising, most likely your car is low of coolant. The best method to check your cooling system is to check it in the morning when it is the coldest. Remove the radiator cap. The coolant should...
Adding air intake
One of the best brands for performance intakes would be K+N. These intakes, however, make very minimal difference to a four cylinder vehicle. These engines have been designed to produce as much power as possible due to the fact that...
Idle issue
Cylinder misfiring can be caused by: Ignition coil, spark plug, fuel injector, or a wiring issue to the coil or injector. By moving the coil from the misfiring cylinder to another and the misfire staying with the original cylinder, you...
Battery or alternator?
Hi, thanks for writing in. This suggests you may have a charging system issue which may be related to the alternator not charging the battery properly or potentially the voltage regulator not allowing it to charge properly. I would recommend...
Engine and electrical system pulsating
Hello, Quite often, electrical system surges are caused by damage to relay components. If the fuel pump or ignition system relay is damaged, it may cause the engine RPM to rise and fall or cause the pulsating symptoms you're experiencing....
Help? - 2003 Honda Civic
This may be related to several different things. It would be best to hook the car up to a scanner to diagnose using the trouble codes that would have registered in the car's computer (you should have a Check Engine...
Installed new battery but car won't start - 2005 Honda Civic
Your symptoms could be caused by several components. At first, it sounds like the starter is cranking, but isn't powerful enough to turn over the engine. This could be due to a bad electrical connection or faulty starter. Replacing the...
My 2003 honda civic EX 1.7L is overheating. I replace the thermostat, replace the cooling fan temperature switch, remove the radia
It is likely your engine has a blown head-gasket, worn out water pump or somehow has a huge air bubble inside the engine that needs to be bled. The drop in engine temperature while on the freeway is actually a...
Hello and thanks for your question. The problem with your vehicle lies within the wiring from the ECT and the cooling fans. You mentioned that the cooling fans only come on when the A/C switch is on. This is because...

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