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Temperature gauge reading is increasing
Hi there. In most instances, when the engine temperature rises above 200, it's the beginning of a potential overheating issue. Some common causes of overheating without a leak include an obstruction of debris inside the coolant lines or heater core....
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I recently had my batter replaced at a Valvoline Instant Oil center. After replacing the new battery, I drove off and turned on t
The engine idle will relearn on its own and will take a couple days of driving. The a/c door actuators will need recalibrated using a scan tool that can put system in recalibrate mode in order to fix the a/c....
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2005 isuzu ascender cuts off in the midst of driving on the highway and engine light n oil light comes on. What do i do?
Hi There, Anytime the motor shuts off, the engine and oil light will come on indicating the vehicle is performing a series of self checks. There are numerous reasons that may have caused the vehicle to shut down randomly. A...
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The second row seat will not unlatch from the floor when pushing the unlatching handle
Hello, thank you for writing in. Several things may have happened. The handle may have been disconnected from the latch, the latch may have broken, or the hinge is damaged. Unlatching the seat will require finding out what is wrong....
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Jeep dies while driving
It could be an electrical issue and obviously could include components such as the ignition switch, body grounds (for ignition), and/or any of the relays, fuses and terminals on the primary side of the ignition circuit. You can use the...
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2004 gmc envoy
The origin of the noise can be pinpointed if you request an engine noise diagnostic. The mechanic will consider the knock intensity which will vary depending on source or type. Light knocking or tapping noise is caused by the valve...
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I have a 2005 Buick Ranier. I backed out of my driveway and the car won't get out of neutral on the dashboard. I moved the gearshi
Modern vehicles are equipped with a shifter inter-lock system that prevents the shifter from being moved unless the brake pedal is depressed. If any part of that system has failed or out of adjustment, the shifter may not move. If...
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service engine soon
There is a TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN for the problem and need to reprogram the PCM to a new level. The code is for a cam sensor signal being misread by computer and this TSB needs to be done before replacing...
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service air bag warning came ON
The airbag service light will come on anytime there is a fault in the airbag system and will store a code to the problem it sees. You will need to have the system scanned for this code. You may have...
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Having to push on starter relay fuse to start car
Hi there. If you have to press the relay in order for the starter to engage, it's possible that the relay housing itself is damaged or the relay itself is the source of your problems. You might want to have...
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Reduced power mode
The check engine light indicates that there is likely something wrong with the engine or transmission in your vehicle and will usually come on in conjunction with the vehicle going into the reduced power mode. This happens when the vehicle...
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My 2006 Chevy trailblazer has the p0014 error code. Would replacing the CMP be the definite solution?
Hi there. Sorry to hear about the kitten. First off, P0014 is the OBD-II generic code that the engine control module (ECM) has determined that the bank 1 exhaust camshaft is more advanced than what the ECM has commanded it...
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My motor bogs down when going uphill but doesn't cut out just u have to kinda put ur foot in it to get up the hill
You will need to have the fuel pressure checked to see if the pump is giving the correct pressures and replace the pump in the fuel tank if it is not. If pressure is good then have computer tested for...
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2004 Envoy why do I continue to get code po 106?
The code P0106 can be caused by the sensor or by engine vacuum leaks. Since you changed the sensor already, then the most likely cause of the stalling and the codes received is going to be a vacuum leak in...
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When i start my car, the rpm meter goes up to the number 5 and doesn't go back down, what could the problem be?
Hi Ariana. Thanks for contacting us today. Assuming that your engine is not winding up that high and it's just the gauge that is doing this, it's probably due to a damaged electrical relay or fuse that powers the tachometer...
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Losing power wen i put my a.c. on
The a/c system loads the engine when the a/c is turned on. To maintain engine speed and power, there is an "idle-up" control circuit. That control may be malfunctioning in your case. Another possibility is a problem elsewhere in engine...
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Was driving home and my battery light came on my gauge went almost down to 9 and I could barely turn the steering wheel. Could sme
You should check to see if the serpentine belt is broken. If it is then this would be reason the charging system did not work and the engine was running hot. You will need to check to see if each...
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Im replacing ignition coil but can i do it if motor still hot
Hi there. I always like working on an engine that has cooled down - especially to reduce the potential of burns. This can happen rather quickly when replacing the ignition coils, as you tend to bump into the intake manifold...
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Car was saying low oil pressure then started making a loud noise then then it leaked all of its oil out
Hi Jerry. What you are describing is a rather clear indication of an oil line leak. There are multiple oil lines and connections that are near the upper portion of your vehicle, that can leak on the exhaust, so knowing...
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car will not start
Hi Nicole. Thanks for contacting us today. In most cases, when you turn the ignition key and the engine will turn over but not ignite, it's due to a fuel or ignition system failure. Typically a fuel pump will cause...

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