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Car cranks all the time but only start 20-25% of the time. Mechanic could not find the problem!!! Please help
Hi There, This may be related to many different possibilities, some of which may be related to a lack of spark or possibly timing issues and some of which may be related to a fuel delivery problem or a combination...
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When I go over a bump or uneven road, I hear a clunk at the rear right side of the car. Its a mazda6
Hi there. It's common for rear suspension components to wear out over time, which can cause a clunking noise including a loose or damaged strut, rear stabilizer bar or lower control arm that is damaged. I would recommend having a...
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Slow turn then stop, unless I charge the battery for a long time.
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 charging voltage that the alternator produces, keeping it between 13.5 and...
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2004 ford focus wagon overheats randomly then kools
Hello, thank you for writing in. The vehicle may be having issues with the components you already replaced, or there may be another problem. At this point, you will want to look into the engine temperature sensors, the radiator cap,...
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Corrosion on starter terminals
Corrosion on the terminals will definitely impact the flow of current to the starter. The other potential issue may be a faulty connection to the starter relay. If the starter relay is faulty or not receiving the proper current, it...
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Car was not showing correct speed on speedometer and now the car won't shift into any gear (manual)
This may likely be caused by a faulty transmission speed sensor. The speed sensor reads the rotational speed of the reluctor wheel, located within the transmission. The speed sensor also controls the anti-lock braking system. Driving with a bad speed...
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Why wont my transmission go into fifth gear for my 40 volvo
This may suggest the transmission synchros may be wearing out. Your transmission has small gear synchronizer rings that help to move the transmission in and out of the various gears. When these begin to wear out, you may notice it...
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Why wont my transmission go into fifth gear for my 40 volvo
This may suggest the transmission synchros may be wearing out. Your transmission has small gear synchronizer rings that help to move the transmission in and out of the various gears. When these begin to wear out, you may notice it...
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My car just started making a loud noise last night when I push the gas and I can feel it under my feet. Is it a muffler problem?
You should have the exhaust system checked since you just had work done recently something in the repairs done may have come loose. Look under vehicle first to see if anything is hanging down so you cannot drive it. If...
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I have a 91 Buick Skylark. Iron duke, 4 cylinder 2.3 L I just want to know can this car be turned into a performance car?
Hi There, Unfortunately, due to the age of the vehicle you may have a tough time finding any performance parts for this vehicle. Additionally, due to the weight of this vehicle relative to the 4 cylinder motor, this would not...
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How can i start my '01 honda accord to put in bars leaks permanent gasket fix when there is oil on the plugs?
You will need to clean out all the oil from the spark plug holes and clean off the wire boots so it is not shorting out. The best fix is to replace the valve cover and spark plug hole gasket...
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The ABS light came on and now my car won't start what could be wrong ?
This may be an issue of a faulty ABS control module or possibly faulty wheel sensors. The ABS control module controls the activation of the ABS system based upon inputs from the ABS wheel sensors. When this module is not...
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Car turned on than turned off now won't start no clicking noise when turn the ignition but lights work
This may be related to many different possibilities, some of which may be related to a lack of spark or possibly timing issues and some of which may be related to a fuel delivery problem or a combination of both....
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Is having A/C refrigerant in the system a problem if my compressor doesn't work?
Having low refrigerant in a non-operative A/C system won't cause any problems. However, allowing refrigerant to escape into the atmosphere by opening a line, is detrimental to the environment. It's also illegal. Professionals evacuate and recover refrigerant from the system...
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Just replaced new timing solenoid sensor my car starts but won't idle
You need to make sure you are using the correct viscosity oil since too thick of oil will effect the solenoids and cam advance system. If correct oil is being used then you will need to have then cam shafts...
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06 fusion manual transmission. When going constant speed car sputters. If I go over 4K rpm usually doesn't.
Hi there. When you hear the engine sputter, it's typically caused by either a fuel system restriction or an engine misfire. In some cases this can be due to clogged fuel injectors, damaged throttle body or mass air flow sensor...
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How easy is it to replace the VCT on a 2010 Mazda 5?
Hi Eric. Well, that would depend on your experience level, access to the right tools and whether you have a service and repair manual for your Mazda. The job itself is rather simple, but removing a few components to gain...
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New battery car wont start
It sounds like you may have a faulty connection within the battery cables or potentially bad cable terminal ends. If the connection within the cable is faulty or the terminal end are bad, tightening down the cable ends would potentially...
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1992 ford ranger 2.3 with 8 plugs. Firing order
Hi....the firing order for the 2.3 L engine that you are referring to is 1-4-3-2. If you desire assistance completing the work, please simply use YourMechanic's spark plug/wires service request page. If you request that service, the responding certified mechanic...

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