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Banging/ rattling noise coming from the front suspension?
Hi.. unfortunately, I could not access the video (says, "content not available"). The rubber bond in a control arm bushing should be tight and appear unbroken and thus there should be no "excess" free play as you move the arm....
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My car died while on the freeway and I lost all power to my headlights, taillights, blinkers, power steering, windows and door loc
Hi there. Power to operate your vehicle during operation is supplied by the alternator. If you lost power to all systems, it will be caused by either the alternator failing, or an electrical relay or connection being damaged. Circuit tests...
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Honda Element air conditioning is blowing warm air at lights last year we replaced the fan condenser (2) and it did it today again
You will need to have the computer for the powertrain scanned since it controls the a/c compressor and fans coming on. You could have a clutch cycling switch that is bad.
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Car does not move when clutch is released
Hi There, It sounds like you may have a worn out clutch disk that is causing the clutch to slip entirely when you release the clutch pedal. The clutch transmits engine power to a gearbox, and allows the transmission to...
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Can I replace my 225/45R18 tires with 215/55R17 tires? The 215's are what ALL tire sites say are original factory size
I owned a 2008 Sonata and currently own a 2015 Sonata Sport 2.0T Limited. With your generation as well as my 2015, the Sonata with the 2.0T engine has larger brakes so the 18 inch wheels make more room for...
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How much is it too switch a scion tc 2007 transmission automatic with a new one
Hi there. Actually, that cost is about average as this is a complex job to complete. Replacing a transmission is not a job that our mobile mechanics offer, since it is better to be completed in a shop with access...
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doors lock automactilly an hour after the car is shut off
Hi there. It is more than likely that the power door lock actuator is damaged on your Hyundai. This is the part of the power door lock system that actually controls the locks. The actuator is a series of gears,...
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What it mean when the car runs out
Hi there. When the car is constantly running hot, it's called overheating. Your PT Cruiser and all combustion engine cars have a cooling system that starts at the radiator. Coolant hoses are connected to the radiator and coolant is circulated...
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QUESTION REGARDING OIL PAN GASKET REPLACEMENT
If the engine swap was for a "complete", 100% assembled engine, the gaskets (oil pan and valve cover) are already in place. If the engine swap was a complete rebuilt (re-manufactured) engine, you needn't worry about leaks at the oil...
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Significant gas mileage drop after tire change
If the vehicle fuel efficiency has dropped 15%, and there is no obvious explanation, something is wrong. The timing of the tire replacement to the drop-off in mileage is undoubtedly just a coincidence unless the tires are wildly defective thus...
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someone added oil to brake fluid and hyundai sez entire system needs replaced at cost of $4000; are there any alternatives?
Motor oil damages ONLY the rubber components in the hydraulic brake system. Those rubber components are limited in extent and thus all of the rubber components at issue would fit in the palm of your hand. The problem is the...
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2011 malibu front end vibrates during acceleration above 50 mph. Is it the drive shaft?
Hi there. It's hard to tell whether or not the driveaxle would be the source of this vibration without test driving or inspecting the car. In most cases, when your car vibrates around 50 mph, it's an indication of wheels...
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Temp gauge rising while at idle
The radiator should have an electric fan that comes on when the temperature reaches a certain point. When the car is moving down the road, there is enough air moving through the radiator that is doesn't need a fan, but...
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Power door not working.do I need to pay separately for inspection and repair?
Repair or replacement of any component on your vehicle can be requested directly, thus bypassing any and all diagnostic work and eliminating that component of the cost for you. Indeed, you can even supply your own parts if you desire,...
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Clicking Sound
Hi There, What you are describing sounds like a failing CV joint. A CV (Constant Velocity) joint is a shaft that connects the transmission to the wheels, essentially transferring the power from the drive train directly to the wheels. The...
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Multiple issues
Hi There, It sounds like you may have a few different issues going on. As you know, the purpose of the RPM gauge or tachometer is to read the rotational speed of the crankshaft in the motor. This is now...
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Electrical issues with Chevy Cobalt SS 07
Hi there. It appears you have a serious electrical mess on your hands. In most cases, instead of trying to trace an issue where there are "customized alterations", it may be a better idea to completely rewire the vehicle's ignition...
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When car is off and in park I can turn the wheel left and right and makes a clicking/clicking noise.i have changed both ball j LRT
The noise will be most easily pinpointed if you have an assistant turn the wheel while you, or a mechanic, hone in on the location. There are quite a few other potential sources of the noise such as the upper...
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Manifold glowing orange when driving
Excessive heat in the exhaust is usually caused by incorrect fuel mixture. Other causes can be retarded ignition timing or camshaft timing. Since your truck is a '96, there should be data in the on board diagnostics that can help...

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