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Rear trailing arms bolts stuck wont undo
Honestly, you have already tried the avenues I would typically try. If heat and leverage are not working, cutting and drilling may be the last resort. Try heat one more time. Heat the bolt area as much as you dare...
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getting a constant knocking noise when the ride is bumpy
If the struts are not securely attached to the strut mount that is bolted to the top of the spring tower, and/or bearing plate is loose, that can cause knocking noises. In addition, loose sway bar linkages, ball joints, tie...
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Battery light flashes on n car is hard to turn. Then light turns off n I have control of car
Charging system output should be verified against factory specifications as the alternator may be failing or have failed thus accounting for the battery light. It is also possible that the serpentine belt does not have adequate tension and thus is...
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My window fell in to my door and won't come back up. Is the window regulator needing to be replaced?
Hi there. That definitely sounds like a failed window regulator. I suggest having a qualified technician perform an inspection to determine why the regulator failed and if there are any other failed parts. Your Mechanic has several available technicians that...
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My car won't move when i press the gas pedal i have never had a problem before. I did notice a leak but i thought it was the oil from the transmission.
You should check for any codes that could be stored in the ECM (computer) as the check engine light is on. This will give you a starting place to check for the condition that you are having. Since the vehicle...
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is it normal for an engine light that's been reset after service to come back on?
Any given diagnostic trouble code will typically have multiple faults listed as potential causes of "the" code setting. It is possible for one fault (in your case an oxygen sensor that might not be putting out the expected waveform) to...
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car overheated.fixed cylinderhead gasket replaced sparks n wires cant get it running
Hello, thank you for writing in. When the engine overheats to a certain point, there is damage done to the engine that is irreversible. The biggest concern is that inside of the engine, the pistons can heat up to the...
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Installed a clutch plus master cylinder. Clutch seems to be not releasing right.
Hi there. There could be air in the clutch hydraulic system. Bleed out all of the air and make sure that the slave cylinder is plunging all the way and retracting all the way. If the clutch hydraulic system is...
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why is my steering wheel is not in the middle and hard to turn?
Hello. You may have an issue with your suspension or your tires. I suspect a suspension component because you mentioned that your steering wheel feels a little loose. A steering wheel should feel very responsive and it should not take...
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Transmission problem?
Hello, It sounds like you may have a transmission synchro wearing out. As you may know, when a clutch drags, it is not letting go of the disk fully which overloads the synchros and burns up the friction surfaces quickly....
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Oil light goes off and on.
Hi There, It sounds like you may not have the proper amount of oil in the engine causing the oil light to come on and the motor to overheat. I would recommend checking the actual oil level in the motor...
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Brake master cylinder leaking, clutch jammed up. Is quote for new clutch that doesn't mention brake master reasonable? 1998 Ford Escort
Hi there - I think the fact that the brake and clutch hydraulic system share the reservoir is confusing how to repair 2 separate issues. For sure, your brake master cylinder appears to be failing, and should be replaced. This...
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2012 kia forte key alert keeps going even after reming key, parking lights stay on if in auto mode,key flob will not work all star
Hello. Unfortunately ignition cylinder failures are a fairly common occurrence on your particular vehicle. Usually the ignition cylinder itself will be at fault but at times you have to replace the unit which holds the cylinder known as ignition switch....
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Car heats up but only blows out cold air and the temp. Goes up then back down. Radiator is full of anti freeze
The engine temperature needs to be above 180 to 190 degrees before the thermostat opens and you will then have heated coolant flow to the heater core. If your engine does not keep a steady temperature then the thermostat may...
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Shifter in park buts says its in drive
Hi There, Unfortunately, it sounds like the shift linkage may have been broken during the tow. This can happen when the car is jammed into gear or forced from one gear to the next. The will not come out of...
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Fuel gauge still reading as full after driving
Hello. There are not many things which can cause an erratic fuel gauge reading. They're usually one of two things, the fuel gauge display itself as being faulty or a bad fuel gauge sending unit. I suggest that you drive...
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part number of engine belt of infiniti g20 salon car
There are two drive belts on your engine. One belt drives the alternator and AC compressor. The Infiniti OEM part number is A192M0E0SMVW (if you do not have A/C use part number A192021B01). The second belt drives the power steering...
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Dodge Caliber airbag light keeps coming on.
The air bag clockspring in the steering column could be faulty. As you turn the clockspring may be creating an open circuit. If the problem is only occurring on turns, I would suspect that possibility first as opposed to, say,...
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Hard to shift into gears while the car is on. (Manual) 2007 Acura CSX
Hi there, the failure of your clutch to disengage could be due to two factors: first, air may have gotten into the clutch hydraulic circuit, making the pedal soft or spongy - and the clutch fail to fully disengage. Second,...
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I need a transmission
Hi there. Unfortunately, our mobile mechanics are not equipped to replace entire transmissions. However, we can come to your location and complete a car is hard to shift inspection to determine what might be damaged. It is possible that your...

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