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I accidentally put E85 gas in my 2017 Toyota Corolla. My check engine light came on the next day. Have I done irreparable damage?
You most likely will just need to drive it until you are low on fuel and refill with correct fuel and then have the check engine light codes cleared. Or you can have the fuel sucked out and refilled with...
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P0171 after oil change
To answer your question as to the cost, it depends on exactly what is wrong. As described below, there are many underlying malfunctions that can cause diagnostic trouble code P0171. Typically, a diagnostic is performed, the exact cause is pinpointed,...
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I can’t find the factory amp on my 2007 Dodge Caliber
If a car comes with a factory subwoofer, the app for it is typically located near where the subwoofer is mounted. It is also possible that the amplifier can be integrated into the head unit for the radio. I would...
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2005 Corolla won’t start after disconnecting and connecting battery
Hi Daniel. Thanks for contacting us today. If the starter is not engaging, there are a few possible reasons for this. First and most common is that the starter or ignition relay has been damaged. If the battery cables were...
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when I open my door my interior lights won’t turn on.
You may have a problem with the interior lighting module or light switch is in wrong position. You will need to have the system scanned using a scanner that can see the interior light module and all the different door...
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My 2001 Nissan Sentra gxe won't start it cranks fuel is going to it but still won't start
Measure fuel pressure on the fuel rail on the engine. If the fuel pump turns on, that's hopeful but it doesn't mean there is actual pressure. Also, check for actual injector operation using a noid light. Is there an actual...
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how much just to reprogram the key? I'll have the switch installed i just cant program the key
If you need a programmed "original" key because you have changed out the column mounted ignition module, an automotive locksmith or any GM dealer can perform that service. YourMechanic professionals in some locales will have the capability, too, but that...
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2012 Chevy Cruze won’t start crank but won’t start jumped the started and it started right up
Hi Dominic. Thanks for contacting us tonight. Since your ignition switch was damaged, you should probably replace this first, as not only is this the likely source of your problem, but it represents an electrical safety issue and maybe a...
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a Chevy Cruze 2011 and when I stop at a red like or when the areis not moving and I get ready to accelerate its hesitation
Hi Nawaza. Thanks for contacting us today. The Chevrolet Cruze isn't well known for its acceleration ability. However, this could be a sign of a rather signification fuel system obstruction or even transmission problems. I would recommend having a professional...
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Car won’t start. New fuel pump, fuel pump relay and battery. What could be the issue causing my car not to start?
Hi Giselle. Thanks for contacting us tonight. To be honest, this is rather confusing. In most cases, when a vehicle progressively slows down, stalls and will not start again, it's a fuel delivery problem. However, if your engine will not...
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Reverse Gear Issue
Harsh gear engagement is due to an internal transmission fault. Among the possible scenarios are internal hydraulic leaks, or out of range line pressure. Hydraulic force is what effects shifting and if the "force" is delayed, too high, or applied...
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I recently replaced the clutch plate of my Toyota Corolla Altis 2011. It is still very hard.
Hi Sahil. Thanks for contacting us today. If the clutch plate alone was replaced, it's possible that either the clutch is not correctly adjusted or the faulty component is something different. It's best practices to replace the entire clutch pack...
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Code 420 on 98 Corolla.
If the converter is functioning, the voltage output from the downstream oxygen sensor should be somewhat steady at around half a volt. What you seeing in the car with the P0420 code is a high-low voltage signal from the downstream...
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my 2015 Corolla vibrates when accelerating at 20-23mph. I put it in the Toyota shop 3 times. They said its normal. :(. Is it norma
The vibration is not normal and probably reflects an imbalance in a rotating engine or transmission component. Once engine speed and gear, at the time of the vibration, is known, that might help to narrow the diagnostic and in a...
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Car starts and runs . When I first start it I get fuel intake and plenty of RPM but if I put it in gear no movement and no RPM
It is possible that you have an electronic throttle body that is malfunctioning once the vehicle is put into gear. It is also possible that there is an issue with the transmission itself. I would recommend having your transmission inspected...
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Hello. I have a 2013 Hyundai Elantra with the ESC and EPS lights on the dash. What do I need to do? Please help me.
Hi Chikedra. Thanks for contacting us today. The ECS warning light indicates an issue with the electronic stability control system, while the EPS is related to the electronic power steering system on your Elantra. In order to determine why these...
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Car stalls when idle but there is no check engine light.
You may need to have the computer monitored while driving to see if there is problems in the transmission or computer sensors? Some aftermarket scanners cannot access all systems and may need to have a more advanced scanner to do...
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Rough idle. P0304 and P0353 codes.
Hi Steve. Thanks for contacting us today. In most cases, these two codes (one from cylinder 3 and 4) are caused by a failed ignition coil or a faulty electrical connection. The first thing I'd do is double check your...
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Need the ECU replaced in my car
Anytime the CEL is allowed to be continuously on you will never be informed of any vehicle malfunctions if and as they arise and they will arise. That circumstance alone means any decision about re-programming is a moot issue (you...

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