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Turning off check engine light
Hi There, You will need to plug the OBD-II code reader back in to the vehicle to reset the check engine code following the corrective repair needed. If you need further help with this, please schedule an appointment to have...
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Does "Your Mechanic" offer a payment plan for work needing to be done on the car?
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Just want to know if you think a 2004 lexus is300 is a good reliable car with parts that arent outrageous?
The Lexus IS 300 is a fantastic car and as you may or may not know is designed by the Toyota Motor Corporation. As with any car, the life expectancy depends largely on how you maintain the car, the driving...
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I want to talk to someone so I can satisfy buy the answer I don't want to somebody come to my house
Hi there. I have forwarded your inquiry to our sales and service department to see if we can work out a solution that will fit your request. To receive an estimate for this service, please click this link to the...
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Will my car fail the smog check if I have a small oil leak and antifreeze leak?
Hi there. It really depends on which state you live that will determine whether these issues will cause a failed emissions or safety inspection. In states that complete a safety inspection along with emissions test, these problems can often cause...
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My car won't accelerate past 25 mph. Check engine light is on, the code is for an oxygen sensor. 2002 Lexus GS300
Hello. From the explanation that you are giving me it sounds like you have a catalytic converter that is failing. When this occurs it will give you these codes and will cause a loss of power. You should have this...
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I recently got a new battery and starter with in a month for my 2006 bmw 330i. Now the car won't start and key buttons won't work.
Hello, thank you for writing in. To remove the key from the ignition, you are going to want to disconnect the battery. The electronic sensors that register you are in park and allow the key to come out are not...
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The 2001 Lexus gs300, when I start it up, the car runs misfire.
Engine misfires can be caused by many different problems and are generally caused by either a spark or fuel issue or in some cases, a combination of both. Spark related problems generally will result from things like ignition coils, crankshaft...
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Gas smell when car turned off. No leaks or anything 2010 BMW 328i
It sounds like you may have a leak in the fuel tank ventilation system that may be causing the fumes to escape from the fuel tank. This can happen when the venting tubes in the fuel tank are leaking or...
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I have a 2009 328i. Gear shifter is stuck in park position. Brake switch bad ?
Hi there. There are a number of reasons why a car will not move from park to drive. They can range from the shifter being locked to a broken shifter cable. If the brake lights work, it's less likely that...
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I have a 2007 BMW 525i and every time it rains it gathers water on the floor behind the drivers seat any ideas of what this could be?
Hi Fairh. Most of the time, when you have water collecting behind the driver seat, it's due to door or window seals that have worn out or perhaps might be loose. If your vehicle is a convertible, it could be...
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Car won't start
Hi there. When you turn the key or press the start button and nothing happens, there are three possible sources. First, the ignition cylinder or starter button might be damaged. Second, the starter or ignition relay that supplies power to...
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I HAVE A HIGH IDLE AT RUNNING TEMP; IF CAR IS PUT IN PARK THE IDLE CLIMBS AS HIGH AS 1700 RPMS
Hi there. Generally speaking, a high idling engine is caused by a failure of the idle control valve or a vacuum leak. It's also possible that the throttle body is damaged. You might want to have a professional mechanic come...
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08 BMW 328i. DSC Malfunction,Brake lights , Car is shaky,airing notice coming from engine, can't go over 45mpb..any idea?
This is typically related to a speed sensor problem. The reduced speed is due to the engine control module putting the car into reduced power mode as a result of the intermittent signal from the speed sensor. The check engine...
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86 mercedes benz 300e heat always on in the car wont turn off
It sounds like you may have a problem with the heater controls or potentially a blower motor that may be faulty or have a failing blower motor resistor that may be causing the blower motor to remain on constantly. ...
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oxygen sensors bad have the part already how much to put it on
Hi there. Depending on whether you're talking about bank 1 or bank 2 oxygen sensors, to correctly remove and install them requires removing some accessory components and removing and tightening the sensor with the right tools. In general, we typically...
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Do i have to disconnect battery to change brake pads?
Hi there. The general rule of thumb is to remove the battery cables anytime you work on any component that is electrically powered or has an electrically powered sensor. So, in this case, it would be a good idea to...
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Engine won't start
A faulty Intelligent Battery Sensor (IBS) can result in a no start condition. Inasmuch as IBS on your vehicle is a sensitive electro-mechanical device, it is subject to all the usual faults arising from mechanical stress, vibration, age, and electrical...
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I replaced my ignition cylinder in my 98 Lexus GS300. How do I program the new one and key to get it to start?
Hi there. In most cases, when this service is completed, an error code is stored in the ECU. However, it's possible that something is not correctly connected, so it's best to have a professional mechanic come to your location and...
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Not starting
Hi there. If you're able to hear the fuel pump engage, and the vehicle will not start, it's likely due to an ignition system sensor (like the crankshaft or cam position sensor) or an obstruction of fuel within the fuel...

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