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Car doesn't start
Hi there, thanks for writing in. I'd be happy to help. This suggests you have a vacuum leak or some kind of fuel supply issue. I recommend checking the injector voltage to be sure they are getting the correct amount...
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Replace front struts
Hello. Your all wheel drive system should have active suspension on it. This means that the struts are electronic. You typically cannot find these online as they are a dealer item. Unfortunately, you cannot use the 2WD struts as that...
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OBDII fault codes
It is very possible that the intake air temperature sensor or the barometric pressure sensor will require replacement. What is likely happening is that there is a corrolation between these two sensors either because one of them is malfunctioning, there...
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How to replace oil cooler hose 08 Landrover lr2
It does appear as though you will need to remove the intake manifold. My information system doesn't give specific instruction for the oil cooler hoses, but it does give information about the oil cooler. This sort of situation isn't out...
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knocking and loud engine sound and poor acceleration.
Hello there, many faults will cause your 1994 Mercedes-Benz E320 to have a knocking sound and smoke. The most common is low oil level, spark plugs, fuel pump, plug wires, low oil pressure, piston rings, or engine mechanical damage. This...
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There is trouble locking the left rear passenger door - 1995 Mercedes-Benz E320
Hello and thank you for contacting YourMechanic. Open the left passenger rear door and check to see what setting the child lock is on. If the lock is not on and it is set to unlock, then move the lever...
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Is this a practical, long term vehicle for a family?
This vehicle can become a money pit if it is not maintained properly. The maintenance costs of this vehicle are slightly higher than comparible models due to the fact that it is a Volvo/Jaguar product. I would recommend considering the...
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How to disconnect the factory alarm box
Hi, thanks for writing in. The factory alarm system is integrated into the modules of the vehicle and cannot be bypassed. If they could, then this would defeat the original purpose to stop theft of the vehicle. You will need...
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Coolant leak visible from driver side of engine.
Hi there. The leak that you are seeing could be from a coolant hose that is either loose or split. Also the coolant leak could be coming from a core plug (freeze plug). The best way to track a leak...
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Red Generator light and squeal at start. After stop, won't restart.
Before condemning the alternator, have the drive belt checked to see if it is loose from a stretched belt or worn belt tensioner. If the belt is loose and slipping on the alternator, the alternator will not be able to...
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Steering wheel squeak
Hello. If your steering wheel is producing a squeaking sound when rapidly turning I would first try to determine where the sound may be coming from. If it sounds like it may be coming from outside the vehicle, perhaps the...
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ABS Light, DSTC light, and Check Engine Light came on randomly today and car won't start
Hello and thank you for contacting YourMechanic. The DSTC has been temporarily switched off due to high brake temperature. The system will automatically switch on again when the brakes have cooled. If the system has been switched off due to...
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Replaced all engine mounts but steering vibration still there. When at a stop with the gear on D or R, and not P or N
Hi. This problem sounds like a misfire or rough idle problem, which should be illuminating your Check Engine light. First thing to do is check for problem codes for any guidance they can provide. Most likely, this behavior is due...
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EGR valve is open when cold and closed when engine hot
Hi there. Usually this situation is caused by an EGR valve that is dirty and needs to be cleaned. This component recirculates unburned fuel particles (carbon) from the exhaust and back into the intake manifold to be burned a second...
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My car has an oil leak and a gas smell, could this be an emissions issue?
The oil leak may or may not be relevant. But if you are smelling gas in the exhaust, something is probably making that side too rich. It could be a misfire, but you would have misfire codes for that. It...
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Squeaking brakes
Hello there, squeaking brakes can be caused my many different faults on your 2008 Volvo XC90. The most common causes are the improper brake pad material. There are two different kinds of brake pad material that are common, semi-metallic, and...
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Heard a loud bang when I turned on my car yesterday. 2007 Volvo XC90
Hi there - this is highly unusual behavior, and should be checked out immediately. Check for problem codes, even if the Check Engine light is not yet on. This is a misfire condition due to an over-rich condition, possibly due...
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Put the key in the ignition and the car will turn on, but the steering wheel will not turn...Locked in position.
It sounds as though the locking pawl is jammed in position. Sometimes that can happen if there is a side force on the steering when the lock is engaged. If the car is parked against a curb, or if the...
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Car shakes violently after a few minutes of driving
This may be a sign of a clogged catalytic converter. As you may already know, the catalytic converter converts toxic exhaust gases into less harmful pollutants that are suitable to be expelled into the atmosphere. When this is clogged, this...
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Does my car need new brake pads and rotors?
Hi there: In most instances, if the brake pads have not fully worn out, the rotors will not suffer scarring or pitting which typically means the rotors need to be surfaced or replaced. However, it really depends on the damage...

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