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1989 Toyota Land Cruiser hard right turn feels like it's losing pressure only when gas reads under 1/4 tank
Hi there. The issue seems to be that the fuel level indicator sending unit is not working properly. When your fuel gauge is reading at a 1/4 tank, it maybe at 1/8 or 1/16 of a tank causing the fuel...
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My Jeep won't start
The engine needs spark, air, and fuel to start and run. Air is almost always a given so that leaves spark and fuel. It's possible for example, that the fuel pump may have failed. The vehicle may have started and...
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My car starts making a loud ticking noise then shuts off when ever I'm stopped unless I continue to hold down the gas, white smoke
Hi there. One of the common symptoms of coolant that has found its way into parts of the engine it does not belong is white smoking coming from the exhaust pipe. This can be caused by a head gasket that...
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What causes my car to overheat and lose power steering?
You're probably right about the drive belt. The belt that turns the power steering pump also turns the water pump, so if it fails, it won't be long before the car overheats. The coolant will boil and you might see...
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While i was driving down the street my engine shut off on me.
Hi There, This may be a sign of a faulty ignition coil. Ignition coils are coated with a specific insulation material that becomes brittle over time after being stretched then contracted repeatedly. The insulation develops small fractures that open when...
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rough idle
The downstream sensor is irrelevant insofar as the running condition of the engine. All the downstream sensor does is monitor and report the efficiency of the catalytic converter. The downstream sensor has no role in adjusting the air fuel ratio...
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Will an 94 jaguar xjs alternator fit and work on an 94 jaguar xj6
The XJ6 uses a 120 amp alternator (AC Delco 334-1203) while the XJS uses a 115 amp alternator (AC Delco 334-1859). The terminal connections on the two alternators are NOT in the same position. Inasmuch as the part numbers for...
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I have a clunk noise in the front right tire and loose steering. It rides smooth but the handling can be poor at times.
Hi There, What you are describing sounds like a problem with the rack and pinion gears. The rack and pinion gear set does two things: It converts the rotational motion of the steering wheel into the linear motion needed to...
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I am trying to fix my headlight but there is left over aluminum stuck in the connector. Will that cause a fire?
If there are left over pieces of broken metal material left in the connector, these may cause a short if they contact any other metal surface. If this is not the case, you may be okay but it would be...
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installing a upper radiator hose, about an inch down the piece you slide the hose over has a raised lip, do i slide hose over lip
Hello, thank you for writing in. Correct, you want to place the hose clamp between the two raised lips. If the hose will willfully go over the second lip, that is fine. The goal is to have the hose beyond...
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Jeep won't turn over after sitting for 8 hours 2001 Jeep Cherokee
Hello - I would first check the battery cables and ground straps for corrosion, or other poor-connectivity problems. A strong battery can be hampered by poor connections, which will sometimes finally pass current. A failing starter solenoid (burned contacts) will...
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1999 Jeep Cherokee idles fine, loss of power at higher rpm. Cruise control stopped working at the same time. Stalls at stopped when revved up from idle.
The cruise control switch could have an issue and may have shorted the contacts inside the switch terminals. For the engine stalling after pushing on the throttle pedal, there could be either a vacuum leak on the engine or the...
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When I hit the gas sometimes it will take off fast then sometimes it feels like it has no power at all struggling to go
Hi There, There are a number of things that may cause the car to hesitate when accelerating such as low fuel pressure, a dirty or faulty mass air flow sensor, clogged or dirty fuel injectors, a faulty throttle position sensor...
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Turn signals don't work
Hi there. Check the fuse to the turn signals and see if its blown. If the fuse is not burned, then check the wiring from the switch to the turn signal lights. Use a digital ohm meter and see what...
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Have an electrical issue under driver side 2000 Jeep Cherokee Laredo
Hello - the block connectors you describe are no doubt part of the vehicle wiring harness, and are likely not available as separate components. In addition to repairing the fender (or fender liner) hole you mention that is causing water...
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My 94 jaguar idles rough, stutters then cuts out. This happens when engine is cold or warm.
Check for a vacuum leak on the engine. A vacuum leak will cause the engine to rough rough and stall out when the engine is cold or hot. If there is no vacuum leak, then the Mass Air Flow Sensor...
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My 2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo inline 6 runs but sometimes doesn't start until we disconnect positive battery wire
A properly installed sound system should not be causing any problems. However, I've seen many sound systems whose installation was problematic and sometimes even dangerous. I have trouble imagining what could be wrong that would be corrected by pulling the...
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No thermostat new water pump still overheating
Running an engine without the thermostat can cause the engine to overheat due to the coolant passes through the engine too fast and will not let the coolant absorb the heat from the engine. If you reinstall a new thermostat...
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Crossed spark plug wires? 1997 Jeep Cherokee
Hello - "crossed spark plug wires" means simply that your plug wires are not attached to the plugs and/or the distributor in the correct firing order. Your cylinders are numbered 1 to 6, front to rear on your engine. The...
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Car rough idles sputters and jumps rpm after changing ignition coil cap and rotor.
Check the spark plug wires on the distributor and on the engine. It seems that you have one or more wires crossed and the engine is firing on the wrong stoke causing the engine to run rough and make the...

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