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Starts missing after it gets warmed up.
Hi there, It sounds like you may have a faulty idle air control valve or potentially a faulty MAP sensor. The IAC valve is activated when the car is warm and helps the engine cope with loads on it during...
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Squeaking brakes
Hi there: In most cases, squeaking brakes are caused by excessive brake dust that builds up on the caliper and rotor. Sometimes simply washing your brake rotors with a high pressure hose will brake-up the dust and fix this issue....
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I have BMW Z3 with not knowledge of the service history for the past 9 years. Car has 130k miles. What needs to be checked and done on the car?
Hi there. Perform a 75 point safety inspection on the vehicle and make sure that all of the safety features to the vehicle are in good condition. Then check the condition of the coolant, belts, and tires. Then if the...
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plymouth duster 70' engine swap
While we at Your Mechanic do not perform engine replacement or swaps, I can tell you some basics. Considering you are looking to install a 2004 Ford engine in a 1970 Chrysler product, there will be an extensive amount of...
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My steering wheel feels loose.
Loose feeling to the steering system can be caused by a number of components. A worn steering stabilizer can be one of them. Other components like tie rods and ball joints can also cause a loose steering feel. As they...
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I have a XC90 2013 and having problem with right front brake squaling noise when the brake is apply at slow speed?
The first and most common cause of noisy disk brakes is worn brake pads. Many manufacturers build a "noisemaker" into the brake pads that scrapes the rotor and makes a loud screech when the pads are worn below the minimum...
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Steering wheel locked up
If it was security related the vehicle would not even start. The problem is likely the physical lock mechanism itself and/or the link with the ignition switch. This problem has been reported for this year, make and model before and...
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Car Doesn't Start
Hi there. Thanks for sending us this data. Unfortunately, without being their to complete a car is hard to start inspection, it's difficult to tell you whether or not the issue is fuel or ignition related. You might want to...
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No fuel to cylinders
Hi There, It sounds like you may have a fuel pressure or injector problem resulting from dirty or clogged fuel injectors. In the case of low fuel pressure, the system may not be primed well enough to get the proper...
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Have you come across any major problems with 2012 Volvo XC70. In looking at a used 3.2L with 61,332 miles. Will there be a lot of
To evaluate the wisdom of a used car purchase you should do three things: 1) Input the year, make and model into the NHTSA database of consumer complaints and read about other owner's experiences have been with the specific year,...
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My car stopped while driving and wont go into gear
Hi there. What seemed to happen is transmission may have broke a something inside it like a thrust bearing or a drive sun shell. This is common for the transmission to do on normal driving as the vehicle ages. I...
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I have a 1995 Mercedes-Benz E320 and I believe the Serpentine Belt has gone on the vehicle and now the car wont even start before
Hello, thank you for writing in. The issues you are having may very likely be related to the serpentine belt failing. Typically they break, or stretch out. It should be easy to see if you were to open the hood....
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squeaky bumping noise for driver side rear intermittingly. louder when the car slows down.
Hi there. It sounds like a suspension component is squeaking; a strut, shock, or bushing. Look for obviously worn components that may be the cause of the noise. If the worn component(s) is not obvious then there may be need...
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What is wrong with my car?
A flashing check engine light means that there is a problem that may damage the car if you continue to drive. Most often it comes on when there is a misfire, and the potential damage is damage to the catalytic...
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Brown sludge in my coolant reservoir
Hello, and thank you for writing in. Oil is mixing in to the coolant, likely through a blown head gasket that is allowing oil to leak out and get into the cooling system. There are other reasons this can occur...
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Rear differential seems to be leaking. 2001 BMW M3
Hello - there are several possible sources of a differential fluid leak: the pinion seal, the axle flange seals, or the rear differential cover gasket. I recommend an oil leak inspection performed by a mobile, professional mechanic, such as one...
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I have a BMW e39 and I wanna add a keypad ignition I was Wondering if you can explain how to install it
You can obtain a keypad ignition system for security on you vehicle and install it into your vehicle with little effort. You can supply the keypad system with a USB port like a cell phone, but make sure that the...
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Require serpentine belt replaced
Hi There, Yes, we can absolutely come to your home to replace your serpentine belt. Serpentine belts can deteriorate for a variety of reasons either from just being worn out or in many cases due to an out of adjustment...
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I just did a pre-purchase diagnostic on a 2010 LR2 with 106.5k miles, which turned up no problems except "seepage" between the mot
Hi there. I haven't laughed this hard in a while....thanks for the "can this marriage be saved" line. But, your spouse does have a point. A Land Rover with any indication of seepage or a seal being damaged is a...

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