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Check Engine codes. Need warranty for mechanic service work, any examples to ask for?
Hello there, thank you for asking about your 2001 Saab 9-3. These codes can come up if the engine needs a tune up, if it has bad coils, or even if you have dirty fuel injectors. Due to the age...
I have no heat no matter how I adjust the knobs
Hello. From what you describe it may be possible that the blend door actuators have failed. If it appears that they may have both failed at the same time, I would first check all of the vehicle's fuses or relays...
My car accelerates very slowly - do I have turbo failure?
Hi there. From the description you have given, there could be a few reasons for the lack of turbocharger and lack of power. It could be the turbocharger has failed and requires replacement. With no unusual noises, it could be...
When I turn on my AC, it makes a weird noise?
There is a component inside the HVAC ductwork in your Mazda (middle of the dashboard more or less) called the expansion valve which regulates the transition of liquid Freon in your AC system to a gaseous state. This what produces...
I have a2007 Mazda cx7 and the serpentine belt broke causing power steering to go out this is the second time this has happened in
The coolant that got on the belt and pulleys caused the belt to come off. You should have all the pulleys cleaned off of coolant and replace the belt. Check all the pulleys and tensioner for any problems before installing...
i have a 2000 Mercedes c230 kompressor
You can remove the battery the same as any other vehicle. just always remember with any vehicle, disconnect the negative cable first. If you touch any part of the the vehicle with the negative cable, nothing will go wrong. If...
Starting problems on high temperatures
Towing and the symptoms you are experiencing are probably unrelated. My guess is that your brake rotors are warped. Sometimes, wrapped rotors are more noticeable at certain speeds. This is a pretty easy fix, which can be cured with a...
A/C Transmission Slips but when off it runs smooth
There is no transmission related to the A/C, however there is an A/C clutch on the A/C compressor that can cause problems related to the A/C functioning correctly. Without more details, it is impossible to diagnose the issues with your...
Car hesitating on acceleration.
Thanks for writing in about your Mazda 6. You need to make sure that the mass airflow sensor is not getting contaminated by an oil type air filter. If it is, replace the air filter with clean paper type one...
Do you think it is the starter
Hello there, thanks for your question. I believe you are correct in the fact that the starter is most likely your issue. If all the lights, windows, radio, and wipers all function properly as they should, most likely the battery...
Check Engine Light on - 2007 Mazda CX-7
Hi there. When the Check Engine Light comes on, it will store a trouble/fault code in the engine control unit. It will remain on as long as the ECU continues to see the fault that turns it on. If it...
The rear passenger side wheel is pointing inwards it was checked out by a mechanic and they only said its the control arm
The mechanic may be right, but sometimes the terminology gets a little hazy on the Mercedes. That rear suspension has 5 links on each rear wheel, damage to any of them can cause the wheel to point in the wrong...
My car start and run fine but when i put in drive it shuts off
Hello there, thank you for asking about your 2001 Saab 9-5. I would recommend checking the idle air control valve. If you would like help, an expert from YourMechanic can come to your home or office to diagnose your car's...
The car's back rear wheel is bent as if it were hit in the back, which it was. Is the control arm damaged?
If the control arm is bent, almost certainly the wheel will be bent first, not the other way around. If you jack up the rear, block the other wheels to be sure the car can't shift or roll, put the...
My AWD is not working
Hey there. This could be anything from something simple as a differential clutch connector problem to something more serious, such as a mechanic failure with clutches, rear axle, or coupling. You should have a Check Engine Light of some kind...
Runs rough. Wont start
Without more information, its hard to tell what the issue may be.The Check Engine Light coming on is a good thing. This is the sign that the computer has detected an issue, and will set a diagnostic troubleshooting code(s). Start...
Possible EVAP leak?
Hello! Typically an EVAP leak will not cause the engine to run the way you described or cause smoke to come from the tailpipe. However, an EVAP leak can cause the check engine light to come on and set a...
If all four of my tires turn while the car is in the air, what's causing it not to work when I drive it on the road?
Hi there, thanks for writing in. Before an issue like this can be properly diagnosed, the vehicle would need to be lifted off the ground and have all four wheels in the air. Then the vehicle would need to be...
Intake Camshaft Position Timing
Hello. This is one of the most important aspects of your engine. If the cam timing is off enough it can keep the engine from running and even cause catastrophic engine damage. If the timing is just slightly off, then...
How many control arms do the rear passenger side have?
Hello, The rear of these vehicles have about eight different links across the rear of the suspension including both sides. When ordering parts, you can either buy a whole kit or you must be very specific with which piece you...

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