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If ur eps goes out can u wait for it to kick back in
Hi Devan. When the Electronic Power Steering light illuminates, it typically indicates a rather serious fault with either a sensor or the power steering system itself. It typically does not reset itself automatically. When you have this error light, it's...
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Emergency brake light not working properly
You will need to have the skid control ECU scanned for proper input from parking brake to see if the fault is in the parking brake, ECU or instrument cluster. A mechanic like one from YourMechanic can come and test...
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Water leaking into back seat area of car.
Hi Francine. Thanks for contacting us today. Leaks like you are describing are commonly caused by damaged body or window seals. There really isn't a process I can recommend for trying to locate the source of the leak, as it's...
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Car goes foward in reverse
Hi Charles. Thanks for contacting us today. Sometimes this issue is a very simple fix - as it's typically an indication of a damaged shift solenoid or minor problem with the gear selection linkage. In other instances, it's a major...
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Accelerate
You may be having an engine misfire. If your check engine light is on then have a computer scan to see what codes are stored to find the cylinder that is misfiring and may need spark plugs and ignition coils...
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Car shifts harder than usual wen shifting from drive to reverse. Slight jerk. Automatic trans. 07 corolla. Please help
Hi Landis. Thanks for sending in your question today. A rough shift can be caused by multiple issues, but most commonly in an automatic transmission is debris trapped in the hydraulic lines. Having the transmission fluid flushed and filter changed...
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No spark from coil
Hi Jeremy. Thanks for the question today. Sometimes the most simple solution is the one that we miss. In cases, like you've described, more often than not the root issue is a faulty ground wire. I would remove the coil...
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i want to get rid of the ac compressor of my 2006 toyota corolla , do i need a shorter sempertine belt or what ?
You cannot just put on a shorter belt since the a/c compressor pulley keeps the belt routing correct and bypassing it would cause belt to not turn all the other pulleys correct without tearing up the belt. You will need...
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My buddy put 10w-30 in my old 2001 Toyota Corolla and my car is acting up is it the oil
Hi Troy. Thanks for contacting us today. It depends on what you mean by "acting up". Usually adding a small amount of 10w30 to an engine that usually uses 5w30 is not that harmful. The thicker bottom viscosity could cause...
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My husband replaced the water pump in our 1996 toyota corolla but it is still leaking! Why or what should he do?
There are only two reasons the water pump will leak after installing a new one. First the gasket was not cleaned off from engine side good and is not sealing at new gasket or new O-rings were not used. the...
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Sloshing in my dash and dripping from my dash
It sounds like you may have a leaking heater core. The heater core is a small radiator like unit that circulates the hot coolant from the engine through the heater core which then uses this warm coolant to heat the...
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After replacing my brake pads sway bar link and battery terminals my car won't urn on and shifter is loose asked by Yashira G on O
If the shifter is loose, such could implicate the neutral start safety switch thus explaining the no start. Try "manipulating" the shift level when in park while turning the key and see if that makes any difference. With a fully...
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A/C Installation
Hi Edwardo. Thanks for contacting us tonight. This question would be better answered by a Hyundai dealership, as they'll need to look up your VIN number to determine exactly what is needed to finish the AC installation. We, unfortunately, don't...
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2012 honda civic wouldnt start so 2nd battery in 1 year, just replaced alternator twice in 2 days
The problem sounds like you have a wiring problem between the alternator to the battery. You should check to see if voltage at alternator is jumping around at the alternator connection and if it is then the alternator is at...
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Clicking noise when I turn left
A clicking sound while turning and a wobble at higher speeds are both common symptoms of a faulty CV axle. If the CV axle has failed, this can cause a serious safety issue with your vehicle if it gets any...
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After replacing my brake pads sway bar link and battery terminals my car won't urn on and shifter is loose
Hi Yashira. Thanks for contacting us today. If you turn the key in your ignition and you can hear the engine crank over (meaning the starter is engaging), then your issue is either a fuel or ignition system component. If...
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Car not accelerating seems like brakes are holding car from moving
Hi Yashira. Thanks for contacting us today. There could be multiple issues that are causing your acceleration problems. Obviously, if the brakes were recently replaced, it is likely that they are sticking. This could be due to a malfunctioning caliper...
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Car idles then shuts off once feet is off gas
You should have the computer tested to get codes for the stalling and if idle air control valve codes are received then replace idle control valve. You should also have the engine checked for any vacuum leaks as this may...
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Were my rotors really replaced?
The vibration you are talking about can indeed be caused by bad brake rotors and solved by replacing them. However, there are a few parts of the job that, if done incorrectly, can cause the problem to return very soon....
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what does it mean when the eps light and engine light comes on for a 2014 toyota corolla s
The EPS light is for a problem in the electronic power steering system and you may also get the check engine light coming on. This is an indication of a problem with power steering and will need to have computer...

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