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My car overheated and shut down I the highway I'm replacing the head gasket but wasn't set to tdc before belt was removed and my
All you have to do is put your number one piston to top dead center with piston all the way up. Then before installing the head back on the engine put the crankshaft at top dead center aligning the timing...
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Switching vtec engine d17a2 to d17a on a 2001 Honda Civic.
Hi there. The main difference between the two engines are the cylinder heads. The cylinder blocks are the same and will bolt up to the transmission. You can swap the engine out, but make sure that all of the sensors...
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Its dead changed battery
It is possible that you have what is called a parasitic draw. A parasitic draw is when the battery is being discharged when the engine is not running. This can be due to things such as car chargers left in...
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Leaking coolant
The leak source could be as trivial (and easy to fix) as an improperly tightened coolant drain plug on the block to the more serious, which could be a continued leak at the head gasket due to a faulty installation...
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My car starts i put it in reverse but when i put it in to drive it has trouble moving
The transmission most likely have worn out clutch bands or discs inside the transmission. The bands hold the reverse first band to give you forward gears. I would recommend having the transmission pressure tested first to see if the problem...
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Fans not running. I'm starting to get lost.
Hi there: In most cases, when both cooling fans are not working on a dual-cooling system; it's due to an electrical relay that is broken, a frayed or exposed wire that is not allowing the circuit to complete, or the...
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New battery, but have to keep jumping car
Hi There, It sounds like you may have a faulty alternator. As you may know, the alternator is responsible for charging the battery while the engine runs by generating amperage and recharging the battery while the engine turns the alternator....
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I was driving on high way and my car started shaking and smoking
Hello, thank you for writing in. The vehicle was likely shaking because the engine was not able to complete its combustion cycles properly. This can happen when the spark plugs become soiled, the fuel supply gets cut off, the engine...
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Battery drain due to oil pressure light after engine is switched off.
Hi there. The oil pressure light alone would not cause the battery to quickly drain. It may be, a faulty ignition switch or faulty ignition relay. The electrical draw on the battery really needs to be properly diagnosed to avoid...
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Immonbiliser
Hi there. Believe it or not, it sounds like you may have a bad battery. If a cell in the battery has failed or has tilted it can create a host of electrical problems. Before replacing anything, have the battery...
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Car overheats in slow traffic or going uphill
You did not mention if you are losing coolant or there is a leak in the cooling system. You may have a leaking head gasket and would need to have the cooling system pressure tested to see if the head...
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No pressure at clutch pedal
Hello. If you are not getting any pressure to the pedal then it may be possible that there is an issue with the clutch master cylinder. The clutch master cylinder is the component responsible for generating pressure for the clutch...
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Intermittent performance issues
Hello. From what you describe it would appear that your vehicle may be experiencing performance issues, possibly misfires. Symptoms like these can be caused by a wide variety of reasons. Problems ranging from issues with the fuel system, to a...
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My car is not going in reverse and in neutral. It only goes forward, Why? How much charges it will take to fix?
Hi there. The transmission could have overheated as the vehicle was trying to escape the snow. Going back and forth many times will overheat the transmission fluid and make it boil. This will cause clutch materials within the transmission to...
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Bumper and hood replacement cost? 2001 Honda Civic
Hi there - this task is best handled by a collision repair estimator at a reputable paint and body shop. S/he is trained to evaluate visible and not-so-visible damage, and the costs to repair. Contact a reputable paint and body...
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in my car battery warning light appearing while driving.so I have replaced both battery and alternater still light is on
As you may yourself have seen, there are many reports of this fault with the Civic, that is a battery or alternator is replaced only to have the warning light fail to extinguish despite checking every conceivable electrical possibility. Your...
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What can it be
If you have to over rev the motor to get the vehicle to move then your clutch is slipping and not connecting the motor to the transmission. You will need to have the clutch assembly replaced and the flywheel resurfaced...
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I'm changing the inner tie rod end in my car and the part came with a hexagon washer and I was wondering where exactly is that put
The washer is a lock washer that is installed before the new tie rod is installed on the steering shaft. It is then bent over to hold the tie rod from backing out or loosening.
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No start with no fuel to the engine.
Hello. A no start condition can be caused by many things. If you have determined that the engine is not getting fuel then that signifies there is likely an issue with the fuel system. I would start by making sure...
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My car started overheating and I believe it was because of the coolant because I put some more and stopped
Hi...If there is an obvious leak, the fastest way to resolve this is to request a leak diagnostic. If simply "one" leak point is found on inspection, the responding certified mechanic will simply identify the parts required to fix it...

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