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I have a leak in the coolant system that I have narrowed to I believe is the water inlet tube off of the lower radiator hose.
First off, I would say it would be best to pressure test the cooling system to verify where the coolant is coming from. With the complexity of repairs to the cooling system on this vehicle, it may be worth the...
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When the heat is on cold air comes out one side. And it also run hot when im driving
Hello. The climate control utilizes many "blend doors" and valves to control the cabin temperature. Its likely that one of these doors has failed to direct the heat from the heating system to the passenger's side of the car. This...
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My car revs uo and down when below when below 2000 rpm above that it works fine
Hi there. As you already know, replacing components without diagnoses can be expensive and time consuming without resolution. Performing a fuel pressure test may identify whether the fuel pressure regulator is causing the surging rpm (revolutions per minute) below 2,000rpm....
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Should i worry about the head gasket and stripped head bolt problems that seem to affect more the 2002-03 Camrys ? Is it all Camrys? 2005 Toyota Camry
Hello - unfortunately,, if you have a 2002-2006 Camry (gen 5 engines), the answer is "YES, worry". That engine has the cylinder head bolts going into an aluminum block without thread reinforcement, and the head bolts strip in the block....
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Rough idle and engine stalls out.
This suggests a rich fuel condition as evidenced by the black fouled out spark plugs. This can happen for a couple of reasons such as faulty or leaking fuel injectors, or a faulty or dirty idle air control valve. ...
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Replacing engine variable timing solenoid.
The aftermarket part may just have a different design than the original. If you have concerns, you would be better off spending the extra money on the part was designed to work with the vehicle originally. You shouldn't have to...
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Front windshield fluid doesn't spray
Hi there: There are three individual components that comprise the windshield washer system that can be broken or damaged to cause the issue you're having on your 2002 Jeep Liberty. The first and most common is that the windshield wiper...
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My windshield wipers only have one speed
Wiper speed not changing with settings can be caused by a couple of different things. The wiper switch may have broken mechanical contacts or broken electrical circuits internally. Also, the wiper motor may have electrical issues. AN internal resistor may...
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winter rims do i need the same center bore
Yes. No matter the type of wheel - steel or aluminum, or the design, wheels with the proper bolt pattern and hub size will fit the vehicle properly and safely. Wheel diameter, width, offset, and bolt pattern are all things...
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Car is not starting despite trying to jump start it.
This sounds like you may have a faulty starter solenoid. When components like this are on the verge of faulty, often times a drastic change in temperature may cause them to act up a bit more. The starter solenoid is...
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The check engine light comes on when turning the steering wheel.
Hi there. When the check engine light comes on when turning the steering wheel, this usually is for the power steering system. There could be an issue with the power steering pump or the rack and pinion steering system. I...
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p0101 and p0172 codes
Hi there: The P0172 error code indicates that there is too much gasoline being detected in the exhaust gases exiting the combustion chamber. The ECU uses a number of instruments, such as the mass air flow sensor (MAF), oxygen sensors,...
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Doesn't go above 40mph and when put in reverse it goes forward. 1997 Nissan Altima
Hi there - first task is to check for adequate transmission fluid. Low fluid can cause all sorts of bad behavior from your transmission. If the fluid on the ground is pink/red, that is transmission fluid for sure. If the...
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Blinkers not working
If the multi function switch has been replaced, we can assume it is good. It is unlikely that the [bulbs]https://www.yourmechanic.com/services/turn-signal-bulb-replacement) would go out all at once. Therefore, we can also assume that the bulbs are good. If the flashers come...
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Pt cruiser dieing when I remove my foot from the accelerated.
It seems as if the timing belt replacement may have an effect on the engine's ability to run properly. If black smoke is being emitted from the exhaust, this is another indication that the engine could be out of time....
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Grinding/Loose part front right tire RAV 4, Whats the issue?
This may suggest you have wheel bearings going out. A wheel bearing will usually fail due to pitting or small damage on the surface of the rollers or the bearing race. Both the surface of the rollers and the race...
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A humming sound as if it is coming from the air compressor.
There are a few components behind the dashboard that may cause a humming noise as there are doors that open and close to direct air flow, motors that control them and the fan or blower motor which may make a...
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,The doors lock and unlocks all the time. I thought it is a relay. Can anyone tell me if that's the case?
Hi there. There could be a short with the door actuator or a loose wire on the door switch causing the doors to lock and unlock as the vehicle goes over bumps during driving conditions. Check the door switch and...
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Car is stalling heavily, check engine light on, scanner shows P0101 MAF
Generally, the mass air flow sensor code will register either when it is dirty or when it is failing for other reasons such as lack of proper voltage or connection. The mass air flow sensor is a unit in the...
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Screeching when I start the car cold. But the sound goes away.
When you have a squealing noise on start up, that goes away after a few minutes, is normally a belt issue. This is typically a sign that the belt is slipping enough that it makes the noise until everything gets...

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