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Doesn't start
Hi there. It sounds like either the fuse/relay or the clutch neutral safety switch is faulty. Check the fuses/relays and replace as necessary. Locate the clutch neutral safety switch and check for proper electrical signals and operation; replace/repair as necessary....
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Radiator flush advantages
You should have a mechanic like one from YourMechanic come to you and do a test on the cooling system for losing coolant from the engine. The mechanic will pressure test the complete cooling system and cap to see if...
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My Car Says No key Detection & Wont start What Does This Mean?
If your ignition key is the fob style key where the key insert flips out or you have push button start, it may be as simple as a dead battery in the key fob. If you have a key for...
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The vdc light and service engine lights came on, car started missing and then died?
Hi there. The VDC (vehicle dynamic control) and service engine lights coming on, is an indication there is a fault or faults recognized. The engine misfires, then died, and sluggishness are likely the fault(s) recognized. Turning the ignition switch off...
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Ford Fusion 2012 - Throttle control/transmission light
Hi there. The ETC (electronic throttle control)/transmission) light coming on, put the vehicle in limp home mode. This would feel like the vehicle has lost power. The APP (accelerator pedal position) may be at fault. The ETC/throttle body may be...
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Stalling
Hello. There are quite a few things that will cause this vehicle to stall. Most commonly though the issue is not the air flow sensor, but instead it is the crankshaft position sensor. This sensor is the input to the...
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Throttle position sensor - loose connection? 2012 Ford Fusion
Hello - yes, it is possible that the electrical connector for the throttle position sensor has a loose or poor connection. It is more likely that the throttle position sensor is failing. It has redundant circuitry, which accounts for some...
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headlight out
Driving with [one headlight out(]https://www.yourmechanic.com/services/headlight-is-not-working-inspection) is illegal in most states and you will want to fix this asap. Due to the lights working on one side, we know that power is making it through the switch and onto the bulbs....
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Throttle Position Sensor
An engine not starting may be related to many different possibilities, some of which may be related to a lack of spark and some of which may be related to a fuel delivery problem or a combination of both. For...
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Headlights
Hello. Your issue may be caused by one of several factors. The typical issues like this with the headlights pertain to a bad relay, connection, socket, or dimmer switch if equipped. If you have a voltmeter, you can track down...
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Why does my car shake when I break and why does it sound "old" in cold weather after warming up?
The hard starting in cold weather is almost certainl due to a failing battery. A borderline battery can often be pushed over the edge by cold weather. As far as the braking issues is concerned, the most likely cause is...
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Car shaking and you smell fumes when start up
This may be a sign of a dirty or failing mass air flow sensor. The mass air flow sensor is a unit in the intake system that monitors air intake as it is mixed with fuel prior to being injected...
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Fuel pump relay location.
Relays are always a good location to test a system. You are on the right track in that respect. Unfortunately, your car does not have a traditional fuel pump relay. It has what is known as the Fuel pump driver...
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Car vibration when stopped or moving slowly
Hello. Most vibrations are related to some kind of misfire. A misfire can be related to air, fuel, or spark. This vibration is noticeable when the vehicle is not moving because the RPMs are lower. As the vehicle speeds up,...
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Car won't start
This may be related to many different possibilities, some of which may be related to a lack of spark and some of which may be related to a fuel delivery problem or a combination of both. For example, if the...
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Miss fire cylinder #1, bank 1 sensor 2 codes
Hi there. Before going after a possible catalytic converter or oxygen sensor bank(1) sensor(2), the misfire needs to be corrected. The check engine light flashing would be ECM (engine control module)/computer recognizing the misfire. The spark plug and spark plug...
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Cranks but doesn't start and also I don't see the rpm move when I try to start, what should I do? - 2002 Nissan Altima
Hello - I suspect your crankshaft position sensorhas failed. This sensor provides the ignition system with timing information - when to fire each spark plug. This sensor is also the trigger for the tachometer, since it is counting engine revolutions...
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I have a p0171 code.idle slightly rough and hesitant
The P0171 is a trouble code for a lean condition that may be caused by a vacuum leak or malfunctioning oxygen sensor. The vacuum leak is the most common cause for this type of code. The vacuum hoses and crankcase...
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My car heater isnt working.
This may be related to a faulty blower motor or blower motor relay. The blower motor is a unit inside your vent system that blows warm air from the heater core to the vents when the heater is on or...
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Is it worth it to purchase the additional toyota maintenance care package they try to sell you when you buy a new rav4?
The first oil change is recommended to be at 10,000 miles and every 5,000 miles after that. Besides one air filter replacement and tire rotations the rest is basically all inspections for problems that may occur. For the amount you...

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