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When i try to put my vehicle into gear the shifter moves freely and will not go into any gear is a 2003 Cavalier what could that b
If you are unable to actually change gears, the possibility of damage to the linkage between the shift lever and the gearbox has to be ruled out first. The linkage might appear to move but it might not be moving...
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I was driving and stopped at a light and the engine started sputtering and dies when I press on the gas
You might have a faulty fuel pump and/or a restriction in the fuel system. I would rule that possibility in or out first. If that is not the issue, there are a whole host of components in the air induction...
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Hello, thank you for writing in. When diagnosing an issue like this, you need to take a moment to bring it back to the basics. The car needs fuel, air, and spark to run. If the engine is turning over...
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96 Honda accord lx, 2.2 I have replaced dist, plugs and wires, main fuel pump relay. Injectors are spitting gas, i have fire b
Check to see if any diagnostic trouble codes have been stored. If the engine runs (actually "runs", even momentarily, as opposed to stumbles) when you directly introduce fuel, that means there is something wrong with either the fuel system and/or...
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Wondering cost for replacing a Lockup Solenoid on a 1997 Honda Accord, Diagnostic Code P1753 - car drives fine no slipping or shif
Hi there. The code you were given is a Honda / Acura specific OBD-II trouble code. It can be caused by Low transmission fluid level, dirty transmission fluid, torque converter clutch solenoid harness is open or shorted or a faulty...
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2007 Chevy HHR SMOTHERING out on take off acts like a fuel problem
Typically problems like this are commonly caused by fuel restriction issues. In most cases, this is due to fuel injectors that are clogged or dirty throttle body, EGR valve, mass air flow sensor or throttle body. It might be a...
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My clutch pedal is stuck to the floor. A while back I started hearing noise in my clutch when I pressed it. The car drive fine, th
Your vehicle uses a hydraulically operated clutch system. The first thing to do is check the fluid level in the master cylinder and check for leaks although leaks at the slave cylinder might not be apparent. Internal seal failures can...
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Replaced alternator and battery car still will not start it will crank
If the engine cranks at adequate RPM, be sure there is adequate fuel in the fuel tank and that the fuel is not old. Download any OBD-II trouble codes that have been stored and examine those codes for diagnostic clues....
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Camshaft position sensor and spark plugs
Hi There, This is definitely a timing issue and most likely related to a camshaft position sensor failing and potentially bad spark plugs and/or wires. The camshaft position sensor is a magnetic sensor that monitors camshaft speed to regulate ignition...
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Somethimes my 94 honda accord ex won't start after its been warmed up. Why?
This may be a sign of a faulty ignition coil. Ignition coils are coated with a varnish-like insulation that becomes brittle over time after being stretched then contracted repeatedly. The insulation develops small fractures that open when heated and close...
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Can a camshaft position sensor problem masquarade as a timing belt malfunction??
Hi There, While it may be possible that the motor may have jumped time, this is not likely. It may be much more likely that your issue does in fact relate to a faulty camshaft position sensor as this is...
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Just pumped gas, won't crank
It sounds like you may have an evaporative emissions system leak. Your car has a small purge valve with a purge solenoid in the Evaporative Emissions system that controls the venting of fumes from the fuel tank as these fumes...
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I just put a new alternator and battery and it still comes on what to do please help
Hello, thank you for writing in. The first step is to make sure all battery cable and alternator connections, are clean, dry, and tight. The second test is to have the vehicle scanned for diagnostic codes, in case there is...
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Hello Joshua , I could put my car to reverse but I can't put it on drive what can I do
Hi there. It's possible that your shift solenoid is broken or that you have a linkage or internal transmission component failure. It is also possible that you have some sort transmission fluid restriction issue, which can also cause the vehicle...
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I need to adjust my high beams
Hi there. You might want to review this video or purchase a service and repair manual for your Cobalt to learn how to complete this service. You can also read this article to learn more.
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My 2007 HHR will not start after the battery came disconnected while driving.
Hi there. If an electrical fault exists that is causing your car not to start, there should be a stored error code inside the ECU that can be downloaded by a professional mobile mechanic completing a check engine light inspection....
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My car rattles when I start it up but stops after that
If the noise started immediately after your new starter was installed, the noise may relate to the installation and/or the starter might be defective. Normally, the supplier warrants the part, and labor, so you should check to see if there...
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I have an 05 Grand am and I just replaced the booster master cylinder calipers and lines and still have no brakes why?
Hi there. What you are describing could possibly be caused by a leak somewhere in the master cylinder. When the master cylinder is leaking, the pressure in your braking system will dissipate rapidly. As the pressure in the system goes,...
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CV Axle replaced but immediately inner boot comes apart again on new one.
You need to check your motor and transmission mounts to see if one or more are broken allowing the engine to move and cause the boot to come off. Once the mounts are fixed the boot can be reinstalled with...
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Buying Advice on 1999 Toyota Camry, LE Used Miles:233,000...Should i buy it?
I would suggest checking the Kelly Blue Book website with specifics related to your zip code as market prices of cars vary by zip code. This will give you a baseline for determining whether or not the car is within...

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