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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 died while driving. I can start it but it will die after 2-3 seconds. 2004 Honda Civic.
If the car is starting but immediately stalling typical causes for such immediate stalling are a faulty mass airflow sensor, faulty engine coolant temperature switch/sensor (typically at cold start only), faulty camshaft or crankshaft position sensors, worn spark plugs, wires...
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Q: 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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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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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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I overfilled my engine with engine oil
If you overfilled the engine oil you may have got oil into the tops of the pistons and fouled the spark plugs. Once you adjusted oil level and start the car again it will blow smoke for a while until...
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When backing up the steering wheel seems to lock and there is like a squeaking noise,but when the car is warmed up it seems fine
This suggests your power steering pump may be failing or you have a leak elsewhere in one of the power steering lines. The power steering system operates on very high pressurized hydraulic pressure (in some cases as much as 300...
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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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Front brakes grind after pad and rotor replacement on 2005 Honda Civic VP
You may have a bearing issue or a warped rotor and the pad may even have excessive metallic particles built into the pads that can be noisey at times. I would recommend having the brakes pads replaced with a high...
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replaced oil pressure sensor with no gasket i revved the engine to 2500 rpm's and no leak is it good?
Hi Kyle. I can't guarantee that you're good here. The oil pressure sensor gasket helps to maintain the seal when the engine reaches operating temperature and gets hot. When this happens, the metal between the sensor and the block tends...
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Our Honda Civic Ex starts and drives but loses the ability to accelerate which causes us to stop cut the car off then on,drive
This can be caused by a few different problems. First have computer tested for stored codes to see if it points you to the problem like a clogged fuel filter or a bad catalyst in the exhaust. If this has...
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2001 Honda Civic Car started shaking, steering wheel got hard and andbyou then car turned off. Car will turn on then turn off.
There are a number of things that may cause a rough idle. A rough idle may be caused by things such as low fuel pressure, low voltage to the fuel injectors, dirty fuel injectors, a vacuum leak, a faulty Oxygen...
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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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2001 Honda Civic EX 2dr 1.7ltr 4cyl, flashing green key, stalled out. Replaced the Load, Idle Air control &map sensor, won't start
The green key warning light will only be continuous when the engine is running if the immobilizer module or the PCM is faulty. If the warning light is still on constantly while you are presently trying to re-start the car,...
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My car won't start sometimes, and sometimes it starts after a few tries. The yellow check engine light is also on, please help
Hi Shukri. Thanks for contacting us today. This problem could be due to a fuel delivery issue, caused by either a worn out fuel pump, dirty fuel filter, clogged fuel injectors, throttle body problems or even the mass air flow...
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It’s 7 degrees outside and my car won’t turn on
Hi Bruce. Thanks for contacting us today. In extreme cold temperatures like you've described, many car batteries simply don't have enough cold cranking amps to engage the starter. There really isn't a solution to fix this problem besides jump-starting the...
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2004 Honda Civic starts but won't run.
You should have the computer checked for failure codes first and see if the camshaft or crank sensors are bad. Then have fuel pressure checked to see if pressure is too low.

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