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Cost of labor
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I replaced my balljoints upper and lower on both sides but now the ball joints don't sit against the control arms
Hello, and thank you for writing in. Without having the vehicle to inspect, it is difficult to tell. The assembly of the hub and control arms to the ball joints can be difficult, and making sure it goes back exact...
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Car won't start
Hi there. The alternators primary job is to power electrical component once the car has been started, so it usually has not part in the actual starting process. If you are able to turn the key and the engine cranks...
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Anti theft system needs reset
Follow this Pass-Lock relearn procedure. If it does not work, the ignition lock may need to be replaced if it was damaged. The Pass-Lock family has two basic relearn procedures—a ten-minute procedure and a thirty-minute procedure—and which one you use...
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Misfire
Hi There, The catalyst efficiency low code (usually code P0420) relates to the catalytic converter typically failing itself. There are a number of things that could be causing this p0420 catalyst efficiency code. The most common thing is the catalytic...
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The engine is running hot.
The seal or gasket is not sealed properly on the thermostat housing. A loose bolt, torn gasket, or wet silicone will cause the thermostat housing to leak. If you need further assistance with a coolant leak, then seek out a...
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Car trys to start without the key
Hello There, it sounds like you may have a faulty starter solenoid. A failed starter solenoid may allow the starter run but would not energize the ignition switch, so the engine would turn over, but not run on its own....
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Ignition locked in start position after car would turn over but not start
Hi there. In some instances, when the key is stuck in the forward position and you have to remove battery power to shut off the vehicle, the ignition relay that activates the ignition timing system (distributor and such) will become...
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How to remove ignition lock cylinder housing
Hi there. There are two resources I can offer you. First, you might want to read this article on how to replace an ignition lock cylinder. Second, although this video is for a 2003 Honda Odyssey, the process is virtually...
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The car runs for a few days to a month then it won't start fuel pump won't work then a few days later it starts up
Hi there. Sometimes an issue like this is caused by a mass air flow sensor that is dirty or the EGR valve that is clogged with excessive carbon deposits. Usually cleaning up these components can resolve a hard to start...
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Clutch not working after replacing slave cylinder and master cylinder
Hello. We will be happy to help you with your vehicle. It sounds like you have a problem with your throw out bearing. You would likely need to drop the transmission once again and check that the installation of the...
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overheating 120 minutes (or more) into vehicle operation signs of cyliner head crack?
The cooling system can be pressurized, using test equipment, and if no external leaks appear, yet pressure drops, that is an indication of an internal leak of the sort you are referring to. Such a leak could be from a...
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My car been leaking gas my tank is on my passenger side but gas leaking on my driver side
Leaking gasoline is a fire/explosion hazard so be sure to have this leak repaired at your earliest convenience. In the meantime, be sure not to park in a confined space, such as a garage, because gasoline vapors could accumulate and...
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I have a question about my wheels for a 2004 oldsmobile alero. Do the wheel bearing in the back have to be pressed any way before
The wheel bearings on the rear of your car are pre-installed within unitized hub assemblies. The hub assembly is a bolt on assembly and thus there is no need for a press to install the part. To get the unitized...
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overheating and engine is shaking.
The condition that is causing the electric fans to come on selectively would be caused by the coolant sensor / switch. The sensor / switch is loosing contact connections causing the connections to the fans to cut off making the...
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Wont idle unless idle is turned very high. New filter,rebuilt carb,new lines.
I would definitely agree that your idle issue (especially on an older engine) is most likely a vacuum pump problem. However, it could be as simple as a stuck float bowl in the carb or idle adjustment screw that is...
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Car loses rpms and stalls
Hi There, The sloshing sound you are hearing is likely your radiator low on coolant. I would suggest having it flushed to be sure there are no air pockets in it. The stalling you are referring to is likely...
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BRAKE FLUID LEAK; REAR DRIVER SIDE 2005 Chevrolet Cavalier
Hi - the brake fluid leak you discovered could be a damaged brake line, or leaking brake caliper or wheel cylinder. I recommend a brake system inspection ASAP, performed by a mobile, professional mechanic, such as one from YourMechanic, who...
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My cadillac converter is damaged how much would it be to fix
Hi there. The catalytic converter on today's modern car is actually comprised of multiple different stages and components. It's possible that one or all of these are damaged and need to be replaced. In order to provide you with an...
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I'm having trouble replacing the cv axle. Do I need to replace the rings around the spline that goes into the transmission?
The rings you are pointing to in the video are actually the retaining rings. Unless they are broken, they really shouldn't need to be replaced. The ring on the male part of the splined shaft should pop into a groove...

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