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Why am I losing compression on cylinder #4 on my 2006 Mazda 6
Hi there. If you are feeling air pressure coming out of the engine in this area then you have a problem with warpage or a crack that is not seen. Once everything is put together and torqued then you should...
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spark plugs
Hello there, the spark plugs on your 2008 Acura RDX are replaced in regular service intervals. The service interval for your vehicle states the spark plugs should be replaced every 60,000 miles. The RDX is equipped with a maintenance minder...
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Gas
Hello, thank you for writing in. You would be surprised how often putting the wrong fluids in a vehicle happens, and how much damage it can do to the engine. Fortunately you are in a situation where it does not...
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How much does a gear replacement switch usually cost?
Hi there. We're not quite certain what you're requesting. If you could provide us with more details about what problem your Acura is experiencing or what you are wanting to replace, this would be quite helpful.
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Burning oil
I am not sure how adding oil can increase your compression. However, if two of the cylinders are producing 25psi less than the other two, I would consider this to be a piston ring issue. This would involve a complete...
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White smoke coming from tailpipe with the code for evap large leak.
Hi there. The white smoke coming from the exhaust system indicates that there is water (coolant) in the exhaust system. This is caused by the coolant getting into the combustion chamber and burning off with the fuel. The coolant is...
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Why would fluid continuously flows out from the reservoir as soon as the car heats up?
The cap on a car radiator is designed to withstand internal cooling system pressure, as the system heats up, of 16 to 20 psi (pounds per square inch) depending on the particular vehicle. If your cap has failed, and thus...
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Why are the fans staying on when the car is off to where I have to pull the fuse?
The fans are controlled by a relay as well as a temperature switch and possibly timer(s). The relay may be stuck in the closed position and that would be the first and easiest component to test. If a relay tests...
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Trouble starting car after refueling.
Your car has a small purge valve that controls the venting of fumes from the fuel tank as these fumes build up inside, particularly when you are refueling the car with gas. The EVAP system prevents fuel vapors from the...
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New engine at 88K for 3,500 including labor or remove the head and see if they can fix it?
Starting from the end, it it difficult to say how much a replacement engine would be. There are lots of variables . Who the supplier is, the type of warranty, region, etc. As far as should you replace the engine,...
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Why is my car making a howling noise and blowing smoke when I accelerate? 2009 Mazda CX-7
Hello - there may be multiple problems contributing to the smoke and noise symptoms you are experiencing. The exhaust smoke you notice could be worn or damaged turbocharger seals, or worn piston rings, allowing oil to reach the hot exhaust....
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Help!! 2008 Acura RDX
Hi - the "triangle" warning light - by itself - is an indicator that anti-skid braking and traction control are operating. The delay in selecting reverse and poor performance afterward is indicative of other issues. There are technical service bulletins...
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My car does not start when I turn the key in the ignition but the dashboard lights turn on. Fuse keeps burning out.
Hi there. Sounds like the starter or starter solenoid has failed and is creating an overload on the electrical system making the fuse burn. Check the wires on the starter and relay and make sure that they are tight. If...
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MB SLK 230 1998 fuel light flashes and throws a code. Replaced all the emission parts.
Hello. The check engine light can be set off for a wide variety of reasons. In order to determine what the problem could be the specific trouble code would be required to see what system is being affected. If you...
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Intermittent miscommunication between acc. pedal and throttle body 2007 Mazda CX-7
Hi there, from your symptom description, it sounds like your throttle position sensor is failing. Check for problem codes, whether the Check Engine or electronic throttle warning lights are on. I would recommend an engine inspection by a mobile, professional...
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Why is my inside door handle is loose in my 2000 Mercedes slk230
Hello. If the handle feels a little loose then there may be an issue with the handle bracket inside of the panel. I have seen these handles break there. If the interior and exterior door handles are acting up then...
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Car problem
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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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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