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The nissan starts, battery indicator goes down quickly then car shakes and shutdown with high voltage battery indicator on
When your hybrid is started, it is powered only by motor generator 2 (MG2) located in the transaxle. If the required drive torque increases when driving MG2 only, MG1 is activated to start the engine. MG1 is also used to...
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Steering lock issue - how easy to fix, does the key have to be reprogrammed? YouTube shows easy fix. Dealer to charge me $1,200
Hello. If it has been confirmed that the steering lock unit has malfunctioned then the proper repair would be to replace it, or have it replaced. If you only wish to disable the steering lock function then there are methods...
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Check brake system
Hi There, This may suggest that your brake pads are worn and due to be replaced or that you have a leak somewhere in your brake hydraulic system. The brake reservoir has a sensor inside that detects when the brake...
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My air conditioner is not working , but my heater is , what can be the problem
Hello. Thank you for writing in. The A/C system and the heating system have relatively little to do with each other. They share a blower motor, and climate control switches. With the heater working we can assume that these components...
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On occasions during quiet surrounding driving I hear a clack noise from the back of my car.
Hi there. If you are hearing a clacking sound around or near the battery in your vehicle, then this is the sign of a loose battery cable. As the cable is loose, the noise is sparks that are admitted as...
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When the EPS show when the car is parked,whats the meaning
Hi There, Your car uses an electric power steering system instead of the traditional hydraulic power system present on many earlier model cars. Generally, this light will come on when you start the car and then turn off once the...
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2010 Milan Hybrid Fuel tank Isolation Fuel Vapor Vent Valve Part of 9A228. Is this part of the Canister? or can you just replace t
Hi there. It depends on what's causing the issue with the vehicle. If the valve itself is damaged, you should be able to just replace the valve. However, in most cases, problems with hybrid fuel tanks are caused by the...
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Front end rattle when going over bumps in a 2010 Milan Hybrid. Also drifts left noticeably on flat road. Are the two related?
The rattle could be due to a loose or worn sway bar, strut, body panel, or other suspension component. As you are describing it, the noise sounds fairly obvious so a mechanic should have no trouble pinpointing the origin on...
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Hello Steven I have a 2009 Nissan Altima Hybrid. I was on highway and car was driving fine until I stopped to pay a toll. After
Hi there. What you are describing is common with a CVT malfunction. This unique to Nissan transmission has experienced some hit and miss issues as you've described and can cause the type of warning lights and symptoms you've described. However,...
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Noise
Hello, thank you for writing in. The issue is most likely not alignment related. A poor alignment would put extra stress on the system, but would not cause a noise unless something what physically touching which shouldn't be. There are...
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Hi I have a Nissan Altima 2008 hybrid when I start up my car I notice 3-5 mins after it's on it shake hard an then stop need help?
There are a number of things that may cause a rough idle. A rough idle may be caused by things such as low fuel pressure, low voltage to the fuel injectors, dirty fuel injectors, a vacuum leak, a faulty Oxygen...
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2009 nissan altima hybrid has p0300 with a drastic loss of fuel mileage
There are a number of things that can cause poor fuel mileage. A faulty camshaft position sensor is one of them. The camshaft position sensor is a magnetic sensor that monitors camshaft speed to regulate ignition timing and fuel injection...
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How long are these door lock actuators suppose to last?
Hi there. In most cases, the door lock actuator tends to last more than 5 years, but can wear out sooner due to multiple reasons. If you would like, one of our professional mobile mechanics can come to your location...
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My car wont go when in gear no accleration
Hi There, If the car will not shift in or out of gear, you may want to check the fluid fluid to make sure that it is at the right level. Other causes include using the incorrect thickness (type) of...
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My 2012 MKZ intermittently makes a high pitched sound that seems to come from the passenger side of the car. It's loud enough that
The brake rotors can get a lot of rust on them from water and road salts that can make the brakes noisey when not pressing the brakes. You can replace the pads and rotors to get rid of the noise...
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Replace throttle body 2010 ford fusion hybrid
Prior to replacing the throttle body, you should go through the Ford diagnostic procedure in the Factory Service Manual for this part to ensure that you do not replace a perfectly good part. The removal procedure is to first remove...
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My service engine light is on for Nissan Altima hybrid
Hi K.P. Thanks for writing in tonight about your Nissan Altima. The service warning light is illuminated anytime routine or scheduled maintenance is due. Although having oil changes done on a normal basis is the most common service, other services...
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Is there a reference video I can watch on oil change for 2013 Lexus es300h?
I believe there is. I would recommend checking on Youtube.com for a video relating to this. If there is not a video, the first step would be to raise the front of the vehicle and secure it with jack stands....
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I think my hybrid battery is dead in my 2007 Altima , should I just get rid of the car ?
I would suggest having a professional from YourMechanic come to your location to test the hybrid battery to determine whether or not it needs to be replaced. As you know, these can be very expensive to replace. In some cases,...

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