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My 2008 escape 2.3l 4wd needs an engine so can I use and engine out of a front wheel drive escape even though mine is 4 wheel driv
Hi there. Unfortunately, our mobile mechanics do not offer engine swap services in North America, so we're really not best suited to answer this question for you. The best advice we can offer is for you to contact a local...
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I can't remove rear wiper blade arm in my 2008 Ford Escape
Hi there. If you need some assistance replacing your rear windshield wiper on the Ford Escape, one of our mobile mechanics would be more than happy to assist. Simply click this link to request a price on windshield wiper blade...
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Starter
Hello, It sounds like you may have a starter that may be grinding on the flywheel when you turn the key. This can happen for a variety of reasons such as an improperly aligned starter, a ring gear that may...
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Could a data read error for the oil pressure and sensor cause Smoke from tail pipes?
The smoke is unrelated to the issue you describe with the PCM. Some smoke at start up can be normal, particularly white smoke from condensation. However, continuous smoking after the first few minutes signifies a problem with the engine that...
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My transmission is shifting gears extremely hard.
Hi There, Generally, when a transmission shifts harshly as you describe, this indicates that it may be low on transmission fluid or potentially have a clogged transmission fluid filter prohibiting the flow of transmission fluid properly. This impacts the transmissions...
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voltage warning light still coming on 30-45 seconds after car starts.
Nothing should be replaced until you have in hand a definitive diagnostic pinpointing the faulty segment of the car's electrical system. There may be too much voltage drop in the charging circuit, as well as elsewhere, but start with the...
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Car won't start, it doesn't even click and i know i need my valve gasket cover replaced.
Hi There, A number of things may cause the vehicle not to start, but still provide power to the lights and accessories. It sounds like what you are describing may be related to a faulty starter relay. The starter relay...
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Acceleration problem
Hi There, A number of things may cause the car to hesitate when accelerating. This is commonly caused by a faulty fuel pump, a dirty or faulty mass air flow sensor, dirty or faulty fuel injectors or in some cases...
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Where is the power lock relay on a 2007 Mazda 5 for the front doors
Hello. The front and the rear locks all use the same relay located in the body control module. If only the front locks do not work then you either have a failure in the module or a circuit issue. The...
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Can i use 5w30 motor oil instead of 5w20 for my 2008 ford fusion?
Ford specifies only one viscosity rating for this vehicle, namely SAE 5W-20. In that specification, which is contained in the Owner's Manual, Ford states: "5W-20 oil provides optimum fuel economy and durability performance meeting all requirements for your vehicle’s engine."...
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Oil leak
Hi There, It sounds like your oil leak is coming form the oil pan gasket. The fact that it is a milky color raises much more concern, however since this is usually a sign of a blown head gasket. A...
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Engine stutters then check light comes on at startup
Exhaust leaks can cause the check engine light to set. If you have an exhaust leak, it should be repaired because carbon monoxide is deadly. You can have the source of the leak identified, and repaired, by requesting an exhaust...
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2001 Honda accord ex 4 cylinder stalls when driving
If the crankshaft position sensor has been directly tested, using an automotive scope or real time scanner, and is confirmed to be faulty (as opposed to having a sensor wiring or other fault) it is recommended to replace the sensor...
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Hello, I have a 2002 Honda Accord and whenever I go to put it in gear there's a loud grinding sound and the car won't move at all.
Hello, thank you for writing in. The symptoms you are having are due to transmission issues. To start, you need to check your transmission fluid level. Low levels of this hydraulic fluid will cause issues with the transmission shifting into...
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AC ISSUES
Hi...we can definitely help you. Basically, to get an estimate of the cost to restore the A/C system, that is get it running, a mechanic needs to test the system up close (perform a system diagnostic) and figure out the...
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Hose off the ICA goes
This hose is almost always routed to the intake manifold. The idle air control valve allows air to bypass the throttle body and enter the intake during idle speeds since the throttle is fully closed. With out the IAC valve,...
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Low engine compression
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Check engine light P0113 after replacing thermostat housing
Hi There, This code relates to the voltage reading for the intake air temperature sensor. When the voltage is abnormal given the parameters that the ECM relies on (higher than 5 volts for more than 0.5 seconds), this codewill be...
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check engine light on with code P0139 and P0841. Added Techron last fill up and now light went off, on and off again. What is go
The trouble codes that you have downloaded have not arisen due to the use, or non-use, of the fuel additive. Code P0841 simply refers to an abnormality in the transmission fluid pressure sensor circuit. Possible causes of that code include...
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Code P0139 and P0841
Hi There, Many times multiple codes may relate to similar things or one may be a cause of the other, however in your case these two codes are unrelated and relate to two separate functions in your vehicle. Code P0139...

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