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When I drive there's a rattling noise coming from the driver side , I took it to the mechanic and they said everything looked fine
Hi Diego. The problem with trying to diagnose a rattle noise like you've indicated, is that typically most shops do not test drive a vehicle to attempt to replicate the symptom. If they did not complete a test drive, then...
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Put new clutch&fuel pump in now gas gauge doesn't work&stick won't go in 1or2LooseStick'99mer.cougar.Why is that? Holly
It is very possible that the mechanic's who did the work did not do it properly. I would recommend asking a mechanic who did the work to take a second look to ensure that their work was performed properly. The...
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I have a 2000 ford escort zx2 2.0l vct changed the timing belt and placed it in tdc it runs rough. Where do i set it?
Your engine has a double overhead camshafts and requires special tools to hold crankshaft and camshafts in TDC position in order to get the timing correct. You may be off a tooth on the cams and will need to redo...
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Hi! I have a 2016 Ford Focus. I had just replaced the battery in it, and I am really puzzled with it's starting performance now
Since you have effectively eliminated the battery as a potential issue, I would suggest having the alternator checked to determine if it is receiving the proper amount of voltage from something called the voltage regulator. The voltage regulator regulates the...
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My car jerks quite a lot whenever I accelerate. Why is this?
Hi John. Thanks for contacting us today. Usually when the car will ’jerk’ when you press the accelerator and lift from the accelerator, it’s likely due to clogged fuel injectors, damage to the throttle body or other fuel system components....
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both lowbeams don't work but both high beams and blinker are perfectly bright
If the bulb filaments are intact and the terminal contact is good, you should check for power to the terminals of the bulb socket. If there is no power, it is a simple matter of tracing the circuit back to...
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My car over heated 4 times and there is a loud rattle noise coming from the right hand side .
When your car overheats, it's best to find the problem before driving the car again. Each time the engine overheats, there is a little bit of damage done whether you can notice it or not and it can eventually shorten...
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Power loss 3000 to 4000 revs - Mazda3 2.0L sport 2005
Something like this sometimes stems from a sensor(s) falling out during the indicated range, that is the signal falling out. Such could involve the throttle position sensor, mass airflow sensor, or perhaps sensors involved in advancing ignition timing. EGR system...
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I need a tune up but not sure what all it requires base on this website
Based on your odometer reading, the principal items of concern are new spark plugs, the engine coolant should be changed, and all air filters (cabin, engine, etc.) should be changed. Your engine/oil and filter should be changed if there is...
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Timing belt ripped while driving on freeway bought a new timing belt installed it but my car wont start
Hi Alex. When a timing belt breaks, it can cause internal engine damage beyond what's inside the timing belt cover. However, in most cases, when you can't start the car afterwards, it's due to the ignition timing not being properly...
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2003 Mazda Protege Manual, shift lever hart to move
Do you have any transmission fluid leaks or clutch hydraulic control leaks? If the transmission gear oil has leaked out, that can cause hard shifting. If no leaks are apparent, there are only two possible causes of what you describe:...
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What does it mean when the eps light won't go off in your car?
If the EPS light is always on, it means the vehicle's computer is reporting a fault in the electronic power steering system. A mechanic can download the trouble codes from the computer that have caused the alert, and then follow...
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Transmission question
There are a number of things that may cause the motor to lose power, which will generally be indicated by the check engine light coming on. The transmission not engaging you are describing may be a result of a faulty...
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Fail safe cooling system ford focus 2002
Either the engine temperature at the instant the warning light illuminates is indeed out of range (high) or the temperature reporting system (the fail safe function) is malfunctioning. It is is possible to use a real time automotive scanner to...
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I want to know if an alternator from an 07 Ford Focus manual will work as a replacement for an 05 Ford Focus automatic.
If the amperage rating of the alternators are the same (two different ones were used: 110 amps versus 130 amps), the "clock position" of the wiring harness plug is the same, the plug is identical, the pulley is identical and...
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Car key won't turn in ignition. Car is in park and turning the wheel and stepping on brake doesn't help.
YourMechanic has an on-line stuck key tutorial to assist drivers with this problem. Usually, I find that manipulating the key "in and out" as you attempt to turn it will work, but by "in and out", I mean extremely limited...
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2010 kia soul Broken tie rod.
You will need to use a large pipe wrench to hold the shaft connected to the inner tie rod joint. Once you are holding with a pipe wrench then you can use a second large wrench to loosen the lock...
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Is it normal for a Ford focus to stall out fresh after changing the throttle body?
Hi Fatema. Thanks for contacting us tonight. It is not typical for a car to stall after replacing a throttle body. In most cases, the reason this occurs is due to a different fuel system component failure and the throttle...
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Oil control valve code .. replaced but still engine check shows same problem
The valve timing control valve solenoid is more common cause for the code P0011 than the oil control valve is the problem. You may have a defective solenoid instead.

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