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I wanna buy Honda Civic 2001 but it. Has a malfunctioning speedometer and the temperature gauge is not working
The malfunctioning speedometer may be related potentially a faulty instrument panel. This may also be caused by a faulty transmission speed sensor. The speed sensor reads the rotational speed of the reluctor wheel, located within the transmission. The speed sensor...
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How much is a shift linkage replacement
Hi there. It really depends on whether the pin itself is damaged or if the shift linkage or shift cable is damaged. If it's a minor repair, budget $200 to $350 for most local shops. If it's replacing the shift...
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Car stalls and cuts off after being in reverse
This may be a sign of a faulty MAP sensor as the vehicle responds adversely to a load put on the motor (i.e. putting it in gear, making turns (which makes use of the power steering pressure switch) turning on...
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Check engine light came on then off
The check engine light comes on when the computer detects a component or sensor is out of range with signal back to computer. The computer will put on the light and if the problem goes away for a certain amount...
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2003 Honda civic ex is over heating but i have replaced the radiator, radiator fan and thermostat but the car
Overheating can be caused by a number of things such as low coolant levels, a faulty thermostat, a clogged radiator or a failing coolant fan switch. As you may know the coolant fan switch helps to maintain the proper coolant...
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After taking car to car wash there was water in trunk and my back glass looked like it had condinsation in it
Hi there. When water leaks into the vehicle it is due to a window seal or door seal that is worn out. Since a car wash typically uses high pressure water to clean the vehicle, water can leak into the...
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I replaced actuator but now when I pull handle up car locks instead of unlocking
The most likely explanation is that the polarity (positive versus negative) in the circuit has been mistakenly reversed. If you request an electrical circuit/component diagnostic the responding certified mechanic will use the wiring diagram in the Factory Service Manual to...
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Noise in drivers wheel area
Hi Michael. Thanks for contacting us today. Assuming both wheel bearings are in good shape, the only other source of this type of noise that I can think of would be a CV joint or CV axle that has lost...
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Recently, shifter has started to get stiff when trying to change gears. It's normally smooth, what are the possible problems?
Hi there. Under most circumstances, a new clutch is typically adjusted after an initial break in period, so it's quite possible that your stiff shifting issue is due to a minor clutch adjustment. It's also common for professional mechanics to...
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My car keep over heating
Overheating can be caused by a number of things such as low coolant levels, a faulty thermostat, a clogged radiator or a failing coolant fan switch. As you may know the coolant fan switch helps to maintain the proper coolant...
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got a new batter and it won't stay charged, alternaor or fuel pump?
You do most likely have a charging system problem since you can get a jump start and can drive a while on the charged battery until it gets low on voltage and no longer runs the computer and fuel fump....
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Strut replacement
Hi There, Replacing both struts as a result of one of them leaking is more of a preventative measure rather than one of necessity. As you may have noticed, pricing may vary depending on the shop you go to for...
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Hello, is there a certain kind of coil pack that i should use for a 03 honda civic
There are different coil manufacturers and not all are great. I like quality products like DENSO since they make quality products. As far as your stalling you may have other issues that cause no spark and may not be the...
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when i put my car in drive and start it , it will start but when its in park and i start it doesn't start why
Hi there. This is typically an indicator of a damaged safety switch underneath the shifter. However, it could also be caused by a wiring or electrical glitch in the ignition system or transmission shift solenoid. It would be best to...
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overheating maybe
If you do not have any external leaks and have to keep adding coolant due to getting low then you most likely have a leaking head gasket and would need to have a pressure leak test to see if head...
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I have a 2004 Honda Civic GX, we are having an issue when we go to turn on the AC the fans try to kick on but can't. They will sta
The electric cooling fans are powered through relays, a fuse, and a control module. The fan motors themselves should be tested (the fan motors can be independently powered, on or off the car, to see if they work properly) and...
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My car leaked all the oil from underneath the car
This suggests you may have a leak resulting from a failing gasket somewhere in your engine. As you know, there are many different places in your motor that are sealed by gaskets. I would suggest narrowing this down by placing...
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I RECENTLY CHANGED MY RADIATOR,& THERMOSTAT& BLEED THE AIR OUT OF THE COOLING SYSTEM&.MY CAR IS STILL RUNNING HOT!
If you are sure that the dash gauge is correctly reporting the temperature, then the other causes of overheating should be considered. Other than than a clogged radiator and a stuck thermostat, these other common causes include a faulty radiator...
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Hard to start and running rough after replacing camshaft sensor and crankshaft sensor.
Hi there. If you replaced the two sensors, but did not replace the electrical harnesses that attach them to the ECU, this could the source of the hard to start issue. It is also common for a vacuum line to...
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Car overheating, all but head gasket replaced/cleaned/flushed. Res overflows and bubbles, no coolant in oil/ext smoke. whats left?
The coolant should be tested for the presence of exhaust gases. If there is no exhaust gas in the coolant, other possibilities include exhaust pipe blockages, transmission faults, inadequate engine oil circulation and engine operating condition such as lean misfire,...

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