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Jerking reaction
Hi There, If the hose is still leaking causing coolant to be lost and the vehicle continues to overheat, this could potentially result in a head gasket being damaged causing a cylinder misfire, which may cause the jerking reaction you...
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Hard shifting
This may suggest the transmission synchros may be wearing out. Your transmission has small gear synchronizer rings that help to move the transmission in and out of the various gears. When these begin to wear out, you may notice it...
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Pete, I have a 2012 Toyota Camry LE and I hit a deer and Service King fixed the repair. They had to put more coolant in my car's
Unfortunately, the flow sensor is not serviceable on a do it yourself basis because the refrigerant has to be evacuated. Don't even think about trying it if you have never worked on a/c because you run a substantial risk of...
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How much would an estimate be on fixing both inner and outer tie rod ends?
If you have already obtained a conclusive diagnostic and, on the basis of that, want to replace only the tie rod ends, you can obtain the written quote that you have requested, and schedule the repair to suit your needs,...
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My car won't start until after a couple tries turning it on
Hi there. Typically when your electrical accessories are working well, but it takes a few cranks for the engine to start, the issue is with the fuel or ignition system. In most cases, clogged or dirty fuel injectors, throttle body...
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My car was overheating won't start after we fix it
Check for diagnostic trouble codes. Overheating has the potential to cause head gasket leaks and valve and piston damage. You should measure cylinder compression to first be sure that the engine is basically mechanically sound. If cylinder compression is normal,...
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vdc slip light comes on, car goes in limp mode nissan altima 2011
Hi There, The VDC and slip lights could potentially indicate the vehicle may be low on brake fluid or the brake pads may be worn resulting in the brake fluid to read lower. The low brake fluid may also cause...
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Engine turn over fast but wont crank/start
Hi There, It sounds like you may have a weak battery. When the battery does not have enough power to turn the engine over, you may notice a rapid clicking sound as you describe. This may be a result of...
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Cost of disc brake, pad front and rear.also, rotors brake shoes and pads. Belt serpentine
The fastest way to obtain a quote is to use YourMechanic's repair and diagnostic services portal. From that page, you can peruse all of the services and pick and choose whichever services suit your needs. Here are the individual page...
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My a/c doesnt turn off 2011 nissan rogue
This may be related to a faulty blower motor or blower motor relay. Occasionally, the blower motor itself will wear out or become faulty working intermittently as the brush contacts inside the motor wear out. The blower motor relay supplies...
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P2118 where to look for the issue
Hello, thank you for writing in. You are throwing a code for the throttle body actuator control motor. More particularly, it means that the computer which monitors the throttle actuator has detected that the motor is working outside of it...
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Transmission(?) & Battery
If you are having repeating transmission problems with such a new car, you should probably try to get it replaced. Most states have some form of "lemon law" that will spell out what rights you have when you buy a...
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to pass smog check P0420 catalyst system efficiency below threshold bank 1, what is the total cost of repair
Hi there. Typically the P0420 OBD II trouble code is caused by a faulty catalytic converter, however it can also be due to a worn out front bank O2 sensor, faulty rear O2 sensor or damage to wiring harnesses to...
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I HAVE the rear brake pads for my vehicle, is the quoted cost for the parts AND labor or just labor?? Thanks!!Josh
Hi there. I am not certain that we can help you with the service alone, as we prefer to use OEM and certified parts with our replacement services to ensure quality. However, you can contact our sales department by requesting...
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Is my alternator's amperage important? How can I know my alternator's amperage?
When you go to parts store to get or call for the alternator to be replaced you will then be given the options that the car may have. Some vehicles will have standard or an optional size installed depending on...
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2017 toyota rav4 XLE disabled seat belt beeper
Hi there. If you are asking if you can disable the seat belt sensor, unfortunately that's not possible. The seat belt chime is a part of the safety system on all vehicles sold in the United States. If your current...
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2017 toyota rav4 XLE disabled seat belt beeper NOT the seat belt sensor
Since this is a new vehicle, if you are having any issues with safety equipment like the seat belts and/or tensioners, your best bet is to take the vehicle to the Toyota dealership service department to have any issues addressed...
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Is if safe to buy front strut replacemnts form an Autozone for my 2004 Nissan Altima?
Hello Bonnie, thank you for writing in. It is impossible to tell you if the repair is worth that price. Pricing will vary greatly overall depending on the amount of shops in the area and the expertise of the technicians....
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Car won't drive
This may be a sign of a faulty MAP sensor as the vehicle responds adversely to a load put on the motor (i.e. putting it in gear, turning on AC or engaging the brakes). The Manifold Absolute Pressure (MAP) sensor...
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Taking off my rear axle 2012 Nissan Rogue AWD
Hi there. If you haven't completed this type of repair before on this vehicle, I would recommend having a professional mechanic complete your rear axle shaft replacement for you, as it can be rather tricky. If you want to complete...

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