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My car won't go over 40 mph. What's the problem?
Hi Elizabeth. Thanks for contacting us tonight. Black transmission fluid is an indication of an overheating problem inside the transmission case. This can be caused by a damaged transmission cooling system, obstruction of debris inside the transmission hydraulic lines or...
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Gauge lights, power windows, and power locks not working
Hi Jason. Thanks for the question today. If you're having starting issues, I'm not certain that this is related to the electrical problems you're describing. It's more than likely that they are separate issues, possibly caused by an electrical short...
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Whining noise in my 2008 Mitsubishi Lancer's CVT Transmission
Check the transmission fluid level and condition. The oil cooler can fail, causing loss of enough fluid to cause noise from the transmission. There is a manufacturer Technical Service Bulletin relative to parts failure in the transmission accompanied by a...
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my vw 04 beetle ticks when idling, the ticking goes away when you give it gas.
The problem sounds like you have low oil pressure and and engine knock due to engine rod bearing or crankshaft bearings are worn. You may also want to have front crankshaft pulley checked to see if it is bad before...
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2001 focus crank no start, engine light is on, cannot hear fuel pump, scanned car and no codes found, is the fuel pump still bad?
Hey Dion. Thanks for the question tonight. In most cases a when a fuel pump is not working, but not indicating an OBD-II trouble code, it's mechanical. Most trouble codes related to the fuel pump indicate electrical faults. It's possible...
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My timing belt broke on my 2000 Hyundai Elantra GLS,replace the belt but when started the car after it sounded like a lawn mower,
This engine is an interference engine and this means that if the timing belt broke it will bend the valves and the valves or the head will need to be replaced. Sometimes the head gets damaged and will need a...
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Does the FCC ID code on a keyless entry remote matter if I bought a used car that has a keyless entry system but no remote for it?
Hi Corina. Thanks for contacting us today. Unfortunately, we really can't help you with this question, as we don't offer technical assistance on aftermarket systems. You should probably reach out to the manufacturer of the aftermarket system you want to...
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2007 Dodge Caliber jerking motion while driving new crank and cam shaft as well as tune up and oil change what could be the proble
It is possible that an issue such as this would be associated with a check engine light. I would recommend having any trouble codes that are stored in your system read by a qualified professional to determine the exact cause...
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After changing my battery on my Acura ILX 2014, the display button and backup camera does not work. How do I reset the backup came
If these two malfunctions did not start the instant you installed a new battery, they are probably not related to the battery. The camera is activated in reverse which means the circuit goes through the neutral start switch. That switch...
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I just got a new battery for my car but today my car won’t start when I put keys in it keeps making a clicking noise
Among the possibilities are that the alternator is not properly re-charging your battery and so when you last turned your car off the battery was, unbeknownst to you, discharged; there is a parasitic power draw when your vehicle is off...
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P1336 code keeps coming up on my code reader, I've replaced the crankshaft position sensor but the code keeps coming back, why?
Hi Rick. Thanks for contacting us today. This Infiniti specific code can be related to other items besides the crankshaft position sensor itself. Some of the common sources include the Crankshaft Position Sensor harness is open or shorted, has a...
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P1336 code, crankshaft position sensor variation not learned
The code that you are referring to typically means there is an electrical problem in the crankshaft position sensor circuit. The issue is not necessarily the sensor itself and thus the output of the sensor must be viewed on a...
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Steering wheel won't turn
It is unclear if you are referring to a locked steering column versus a circumstance where there is loss of power assist or perhaps failure of a steering linkage that is causing the steering wheel to bind. Regardless of which...
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Code po401 replaced everthing
P0401 will often set if the passageway from the EGR valve to the intake is blocked with carbon. If you did not clear that passageway when replacing the EGR valve that is the most likely cause for the code. To...
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I have 2004 Mitsubishi lancer oz rally did timing belt wouldn't start then I change cylinder head but still won't start
A timing belt and cylinder head on a twin cam engine like the Lancer is a tricky business and there are a great many things that can go wrong during the course of the job. It could be something as...
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What could cause my car to hesitate from moving after hard braking?
If engine speed increases (i.e., the hesitation you are experiencing doesn't stem from an engine fault), the brakes might be sticking and/or the transmission (clutch, band, low hydraulic pressure, if you have an automatic transmission) is slipping. If you want...
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Head gasket or thermostatic car over heating 2013 Dodge Dart sxt 2.0
A faulty head gasket is not a common cause of overheating. The cooling system thermostat, or another issue, is much more likely. In any event, once a diagnostic is performed you will know the exact cause of the overheating. The...
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Does my 1991 toyota Camry actually have an intake air temperature sensor and if not why do I only get that code?
Check inside the air filter housing and if it is not there then it is built into the mass air sensor on this model.
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I installed a brand new alternator and now the belt won't spin when it did before why is this
If the engine is running, but the belt is not turning, the drive belt tension is inadequate, the belt routing is incorrect and/or other rotating elements (pulleys, etc.) in the serpentine belt circuit are seized. If you request serpentine belt...

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