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Is it Safe to Drive with a Leaking Axle Seal?
An An axle seal is the part of the vehicle that connects the axle to the rear differential, or the transmission. The purpose of the axle seal is to keep transmission fluid from leaking. Depending on the size of the...
Symptoms of a Bad or Failing Canister Purge Solenoid
Common signs of a problem with a car EVAP canister purge solenoid include rough idle, difficulty starting, and the Check Engine Light turning on.
Is it Safe to Drive With an EVAP Leak?
While it is safe to drive with an EVAP system leak, it causes excess car pollution. Fixing the problem is often as simple as tightening the gas cap.
Is it Safe to Drive With an EVAP Leak?
While it is safe to drive with an EVAP system leak, it causes excess car pollution. Fixing the problem is often as simple as tightening the gas cap.
Symptoms of a Bad or Failing Water Pump
Common signs include coolant leaks at the front-center of the car, loose water pump pulley, overheating engine, and steam coming from the radiator.
P0457 OBD-II Trouble Code: Evaporative Emission Control System Leak Detected
Diagnostic Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC): P0457 P0457 code definition When the PCM (powertrain control module) detects a leak in the evaporative emission control system, the P0457 code will be stored and the Check Engine Light will be illuminated. What the...
Is it Safe to Drive With a Leaking Gas Tank?
A leaking gas tank can be caused by a number of different things, such as rocks or sharp objects your car picks up...
Is it Safe to Drive With a Gas Leak?
If you notice the smell of gas once you get into your vehicle, this could be a sign of a gas leak. A...
Is it Safe to Drive With a Gas Leak?
If you notice the smell of gas once you get into your vehicle, this could be a sign of a gas leak. A...
Is it Safe to Drive With a Hole In Your Exhaust?
The exhaust collects discarded gases from engine cylinders into one pipe. These gases are then delivered to the exhaust pipe...
Is it Safe to Drive With a Vacuum Leak?
A leak is the most common problem with the vacuum system. If the vacuum system in your vehicle is leaking, your vehicle...
Is it Safe to Drive With a Fuel Leak?
A fuel leak is when gasoline leaks from the gas tank of the vehicle. Underneath the car will be a spot of fuel on...
Is it Safe to Drive With an Oil Leak?
Oil lubricates the engine, and is an essential part of your vehicle. Oil reduces corrosion, helps to cool the engine, and...
What Does It Mean When My Car Is "Burning" Oil?
Burning oil is usually caused by leaking oil that burns up on hot engine or exhaust components. Fix leaking oil to prevent expensive car repairs.
Is it Safe to Drive With an Exhaust Leak?
Your vehicle’s exhaust system keeps the car quiet and the exhaust fumes away from the cabin. Furthermore, the system helps...
Is it Safe to Drive With an Exhaust Leak?
Your vehicle’s exhaust system keeps the car quiet and the exhaust fumes away from the cabin. Furthermore, the system helps...
How to Find and Repair a Brake Fluid Leak
The vast majority of passenger vehicles on the road today use hydraulic brake systems to operate their brakes. Most braking...
How to Repair a Leaking Car Radiator
The radiator is the start of your car’s cooling system. Coolant from the engine travels through tubes in the radiator. These tubes are surrounded...
What Causes an Exhaust Manifold to Crack or Leak?
Your car has two manifolds – an intake manifold and an exhaust manifold. Both serve essential purposes, but the one most likely to...
What Causes an Exhaust Manifold to Crack or Leak?
Your car has two manifolds – an intake manifold and an exhaust manifold. Both serve essential purposes, but the one most likely to...

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Engine trouble
Hi Jo: Unfortunately, we need more specific information about your vehicle in order to recommend a service or to guess as to what's going on with your vehicle. If the engine is low on oil it tends to make a...
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Window not rolling up or down
Hello. The most common cause of a window not working is a bad window regulator. Though in some cases it will be the window switch, fuse, or window motor at fault. I strongly suggest having one of our professionally trained...
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Why is my transmission fluid leaking?
Generally, there are only a few places for leaking transmission fluid to go to since it does not burn off inside the transmission, unlike motor oil inside an engine. You have already ruled out the possibility of an external leak...
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Why is my power steering fluid leaking?
The first thing to do is to make sure the fluid is full in the power steering reservoir. Since you recently replaced a lot of components in the system I would recommend cleaning the area that is wet with fluid...
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Why is my car leaking antifreeze?
Based on your description it sounds like your engine is overheating and the overheating is accompanied by a coolant leak. Coolant leaks can be both a cause and a consequence of overheating. Consequently, once the leak is repaired, your vehicle...
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Why Does a Car Burn Oil?
During normal engine operation, all engines use oil to lubricate all of the internal moving parts of the engine like the bearings, camshaft, crankshaft, timing chain, valves, lifters, piston rods, and piston rings. There are two different ways that the...
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Why do I smell gas in the car?
There could be several reason why your car is smelling like gas. Your car's spark plugs could be very worn out and not firing properly, causing the gas not to be burned properly and creating a gas smell in the...
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Water pump needs replacing
Hello, a coolant leak should be repaired sooner than later to avoid engine damage. To check for leaks, the cooling system needs to be pressurized and inspected. If the coolant pump is found to be leaking then it will need...
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Water pump leak
Hello. A very common concern and almost expected on earlier vehicles, the water pump is generally an easy fix. I will never recommend the use of a stop leak solution on any leak large or small. Leaks need to be...
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Water leaking into car
Water leaks can come from various sources: a clogged drain tube in the AC/Heater box can cause overflow through the heater vent, or faulty cowling can cause water ingress into the passenger compartment. With the battery disconnected, water needs to...
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Water leaking from intake manifold
This is a common issue on your vehicle. The intake manifold on your vehicle is made of plastic and mounts to an aluminum cylinder head. These materials expand and contract at different temperatures and this creates leaks. This problem is...
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Water leaking from car
Hello. If you have a coolant leak from your car that you cannot easily see, then the system needs to be pressure tested. I would typically use a cooling system pressure tester to pressurize the system to see if the...
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Water leaking from car
If the water you found leaking out by the passenger is clear, then it is completely normal. The water comes from condensation that leaks from the air conditioning system. If the leak has any tinge of green from coolant then...
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Water leak under dashboard
I have seen this issue before. There can be two kinds of liquid leaking into your passenger floorboard area. Water or engine coolant. If it seems to happen when you have the A/C on, it is probably water. The A/C...
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Water leak under dashboard
If your vehicle is equipped with a sun roof, then you may have a water leak due to the drains for the roof on both sides being blocked with dirt and debris. You may also have a blocked A/C drain...
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Water leak on passenger's side.
Does your car have a sun/moonroof? Sometimes the drain under the glass between the channels gets clogged with debris, if your lucky you can see it but if not have a certified mechanic track down the source of the leak....
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Water leak
If the sunroof is much like a window. It has a switch, motor and a regulator/track assembly that moves it back and forth. If the switch or motor fail it will not operate. These failures are not common but they...
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Vehicle won't start
It sounds like you may have a fuel level sensor failure. Verify there is fuel in the tank, if possible, to eliminate the low fuel as an issue. Electrical testing can be done to determine if the sensor is bad,...
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Vacuum leak
If a vacuum leak occurred right after the carburetor was replaced then the gasket underneath it was not installed properly, is missing, or the vacuum hoses were not installed correctly. Prior to removing the carburetor I would double check the...
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Transmission slipping.
Hello. Fluid pressure is used inside the automatic transmission to convert the engines rotation into working torque. Any major leak inhibits operations, fluid pressure cannot build properly, and the transmission starts to slip as it cannot transfer the power. There...

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