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Missing back panel of drivers side mirror. Dont want to replace whole mirror. Can I use chrome cover as its cheaper instead?
The trim cover on the back of the mirrors should be replaceable, so using a chrome cover should be fine. Online retailers normally have options available that come in black, or paintable surface, also. Just be sure to prep the...
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Will 92 integra shifter linkage fit a 97 integra
Hi there. The linkage for a 92' Acura is slightly shorter than a 97' Acura linkage I believe. However, if you just need the bushing, it should be compatible.
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What causes shaking in 2nd gear when I accelerate
Hi There, It sounds like something may be loose when the reinstallation happened resulting in the vibration as the torque of the engine is transferred to the suspension when shifting to second gear. I would suggest having a professional from...
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I have to fill gas tank everyday due to car using alot of fuel
Hi there. There are dozens of problems that can lead to a drop in gas mileage, some of them are serious and some can be easily corrected. Here are some of the more common issues that can affect the fuel...
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Hi I'm having an issue with my brake lights not illuminating. The 3rd light, hazards, and all others are functioning correctly. I
The tail lamp housings themselves may be at fault. Inspect the wiring connector and plug into each housing. If they appear burnt, there may be faults with the circuit board inside each tail lamp assembly. Have a friend press the...
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Tried to start the car, wouldn't turn over.
Has the battery been checked already? A weak battery may cause your symptoms where you try to start the engine and it sounds as if it would try but there just isn't enough juice. If the battery test fails or...
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When i put the key in, nothing turns on.
Hi There, It sounds like you have a faulty ignition switch that may be working intermittently. You may also have an ignition relay that is beginning to fail or work intermittently causing the power to be randomly existent as you...
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Car will not start, might need starter
Hello, thank you for writing in. You are correct that your starter may be to blame. However, if you have had no other issues before this, then you will want to start by testing the battery first. Even if the...
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my gas mileage is decreased and i have random misfires, noisy lifters when cold but noise goes away once fully warm . o2 sensor?
Hi there. Thanks for writing in to YourMechanic.com about your issues the Toyota is experiencing. It is possible that you have two, independent problems that are causing two unique symptoms; the random misfire and the fuel economy issue. Although faulty...
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I have dry rot on all 4 tires on my 2007 Toyota Corolla. I bought the car several months ago and dealership said they would replac
Hello, thank you for writing in. Having the two front tires is typically priority for a couple of reasons. One being the front tires support the engine and transmission, meaning they hold a majority of the weight. The vehicle is...
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Lately, my car's starter doesn't give that starting sound anymore. Rather, i would hear a faint sort of "YAY" sound, and I would r
You should have your battery and cables cleaned and serviced first. Then have the battery load tested and then if it still turns slow then you will need to replace the starter. You may just have a weak battery that...
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Car turns off. First it would turn off in reverse and when I would stop at a red light or slow down to make a turn.
Hi there. For the reverse stalling condition, check the Idle Air Control Valve and see if its plugged up. If a IAC valve is plugged up, an engine will stall out when going into gear and could cause issues when...
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Car is idling at high rpm's and when the days are hot the car cranks but doesn't turn on and also exhaust is smoking when i rev it
Hello - your symptoms suggest worn piston rings or valve stem seals (smoking), and a possible air leak in the intake, or idle air control valve sticking open (high idle). Both are signs of a higher-mileage engine with significant wear....
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Ignition is off but engine light is not getting off what happened? 2006 Toyota Corolla
Hello - your symptoms suggest the engine has overheated, and the Check Engine warning light that persists after you turn off the ignition is warning you of problems or damage that resulted. Wait until the engine has cooled, then add...
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Aloha Lucas, I'm considering buying a 84 rabbit convertible. I'm wondering how reliable they are? I live in Maui, so it's more war
The reliability of a vehicle can be judged by reviewing the back issue of "Consumer" Reports that reported specific reliability data for the 1984 Rabbit. For a long time now, "Consumer Reports" has conducted an Annual Survey of vehicle owners...
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Hi, I want to know how much it will cost if I have to replace the motor of the two windows in the back of my car. The windows are
If you are referring to the rubber wiper blades, those are inexpensive and just clip on. However, if the wiper system does not work at all the cost to repair the wipers ranges widely because the problem could be as...
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2002 Nissan Sentra GXE is smoking out the tail pipe. I replace a knock sensor and the code for the knock sensor still pops up.
HI there. There are different symptoms that create smoke that emits from the tail pipe. Here is a description of the different smoke for you to check: Smoke Types Blue: Blue smoke is an indication that the engine...
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What should I replace before getting front end aligned? 2006 Toyota Corolla 140k miles.
Hi there. Before having an alignment performed on your car, check the ball joints, control arm bushings, and the tie rod ends. These items will cause the tires to wander around wearing out the tread fast. If your tires have...
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2 bolts off but starter won't come off!
First you need to remove the three bolts holding in the starter and then on back side remove support bracket off of back of starter. the starter will ten be able to be removed.
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Removing the mass airflow sensor. It's stuck can't get leverage to pull out the electrical plug or get screws out. 2015 sentra
There are two screws holding the sensor in place. They may be 7 mm hex. If the guard is preventing access, of course simply remove the guard. Your vehicle is only 1-2 years old, so do be sure the MAF...

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