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2007 Mazda CX-7 car turns off when shift to reverse or drive
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Replaced alternator on car 2 times each time shows it's charging 14v let car run for a little bit then test drive and car voltage
There are reports that the replacement alternators will not communicate with the engine computer and will not charge correctly. I recommend using only the manufacturer approved replacement part. It can be new or remanufactured but approved for use in the...
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Fuel pump replacement cost.
Billing question was sent to CS for the cost to replace the fuel pump on a 2006 Saab with a L4-2.3L Turbo engine.
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The car vibrates when engine running (idling).
Hi there. The engine and transmission mounts need to be replaced. The mounts keep the vehicle from vibrating when the engine is running and is most likely felt at idle. The shocks will no contribute to the vibration as the...
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Lac of boost and oil pissing
Hi there. We require a bit more information from you in regards to what symptoms you are specifically having with your Mazda 6 besides oil spilling from the dipstick. In some cases, reverse vacuum pressure can cause this to occur...
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1999 c230 wont go into any gear and grinding noise when putting into park
The transmission needs to be overhauled or replaced. The internal main final drive gears are broken causing no gear engagement. Have the transmission replaced and or repaired and overhauled.
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Automatic transmission does not shift.
Your car has an electronically controlled transmission, so your problem could be mechanical, or it could be electronic. In most cases a technician can read the stored codes in the transmission controller to make that determination. It may have a...
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Hello, I have a 2006 mazdaspeed 6 with 100,000 miles and a "blown third piston" is it worth fixing?
It's too bad that it failed this early in the game, but I don't think there's any future in fixing it. Just remember that an engine is only one of many very expensive parts on a car and once you've...
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2005 Saab 9-5, cannot shift out of park unless I push little release button on left of panel. Why?
Hi there. It might be that when your battery was replaced a fuse that powers a shift sensor may have been damaged, but that's highly unlikely. This might be an issue where the linkage is slightly out of alignment, or...
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Slight humming nose coming from front end.
Hi there. Try stepping on the brakes and see if the noise goes away when driving. If the noise goes away, then the wheel bearings are worn and need replaced. If the noise is still present, then there is a...
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Steering rack problem. Not avaiiable in kenya.
Hi there. Unfortunately, this is not a question we are qualified to answer. Our certified mechanics offer OEM or certified aftermarket part replacement tips and suggestions. Although there might be a few other vehicles that if properly fabricated might fit...
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Changed battery car won't start
See if any diagnostic trouble codes were set via the OBD-II on board diagnostics. Prior to performing diagnostics be sure you have a fully, 100% charged battery. Confirm that the engine immobilizer system (security system) is not activated thus preventing...
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My car rumble when you give it gas 2011 Acura RDX
Hello - your observation that the noise only occurs when you are adding power is very helpful! This probably means that worn gears in the transmission or worn CV joints in the axles are the cause of this noise. Check...
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intake manifold installation bolt torque
The intake manifold 5 bolts are torqued to 177 inch pounds or 20 nm.
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Won't start
You might have a bad neutral start switch but such would be determined in the standard no start diagnostic. Prior to performing diagnostics be sure you have a fully, 100% charged battery that passes a load test. Confirm that the...
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Everything lights up but the car just won't start. I replace the head gasket after it blowing it.
Hi there. Check the timing between the crankshaft and the camshaft and see if the timing is off a tooth or more. If the intake or exhaust camshafts are out of sync, then the engine will not produce any pressure....
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Popping noise from Engine when accelerating from 2000-3000rpm
Hi there. A popping sound like this is typically caused by an engine misfiring problem. It can be caused by ignition system problems, or fuel system issues. However, there are multiple components that could be causing this issue, so it's...
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Gear wont shift into park
Hello there. On most automatic transmissions, the problem of shifting from drive gears into park is due to a failure or blockage of the shift cable or linkage. Many shifters slide on a channel and items such as coins, and...
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Starting issues
Hi There, Depending on the symptoms of the hard starting, this may mean different things. If the hard starting is related to a slow crank, this may be related to a bad battery connection or the charging system. If the...
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What would cause a spring kind of noise from the brake pedal of my 2017 Ford Mustang
Hello. Typically this is caused by the brake return spring of the brake pedal assembly. The spring itself will rub on the surrounding metal and cause this to occur. Most of the time the spring can be moved slightly or...

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