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Horn no longer working.
Hi there. There could be several reason why your horn could have stopped working. Did it happen after you washed your car or after it rained? Water sometimes gets in the horn itself and shorts it out. Do you have...
Car stalled but restarted after resetting fuel safety cut off switch.
A car can stall for many reasons, including problems with, the fuel, air, or spark/ignition systems. I would first scan for any trouble codes, that may possible shed some light on the cause of the problem. If not I would...
Car stalling when driving
Both of the codes you mentioned have the MAP sensor in common. It is possible that the MAP sensor is faulty on your vehicle. When the vehicle's PCM picks up that the MAP sensor is not functioning, it goes into...
25 amp fuse blows after it's charged
When the battery was hooked up incorrectly, something must have been fried in the computer or other wires. You can find wiring diagrams in service manuals that are dedicated to your specific vehicle such as Chilton, Haynes, or factory specific...
When hot outside, bad odor from vent when on
It is possible that your evaporator may have fungus growing on and it's so thick that the cleaners you are running are of no use. In extreme cases, the evaporator will actually need to be replaced in order to get...
ABS light on
If you are having issues with your ABS system it can be related to a number of things. It is possible that the cause could be related to a faulty wheel speed sensor. The problem could also be related to...
SUV jerks while driving, braking, and accelerating
You may have an issue with your catalytic converter not allowing the flow of exhaust that is necessary to maintain a good running engine. If you had a tune up done recently then your ignition system should be working properly....
SUV getting only 15 mpg
It is possible that your tire pressures may be low and went unnoticed by the technician who last serviced your vehicle. I would recommend having your tire pressures checked because, if they are low, it could potentially cause both of...
I have an oil leak and dealership is telling me can't be fixed
Hey there. I have never heard of an oil leak that cannot be fixed. Even if the engine had to be replaced. The oil leak can be fixed. I recommend having a different mechanic give a diagnosis of the leak...
Tool light on
The "tool" light is a maintenance reminder light. This means that mileage based maintenance is due. The required maintenance is usually an oil change, but your vehicle could be due for other maintenance such as an air filter or transmission...
My car makes a subtle squeak and minor clunk when driving over bumps slowly.
If you just had a shock replaced and the noise did not start until the shock was installed, then I suggest having the shock mounts checked to make sure they are seated properly when they were put in. If the...
Subtle clunk over left side in front
I'd suggest having your front shock and shock bushings checked to see if they need to be replaced. Also, have the complete front control arm bushings inspected. If any wear is noted then replace them as needed. You may just...
My engine light and wrench illuminated, rough idling, when stopped and gas pedal depressed it snatches in gear.
Hello. If the Check Engine Light has come on I would always start with a code check. I would use my scan tool to see what codes are in the system as that would give me a good indication of...
Vehicle won't go over 20 MPH
With the speed limitation and the loud noise, I recommend not driving the vehicle until it has been diagnosed and repaired. It sounds like the vehicle is either in limp mode or a mechanical failure has stopped the vehicle from...
Ignition cylinder wobbly
Hi, if the ignition cylinder is able to move around I would suspect the wiring connection inside the steering column. This piece should only rotate and small movements over time can bend wires and cause shorts. I would have the...
It feels like my car is about to break down, like I am very carefully carrying the engine home so it doesn't fall out.
Hi there. I would typically start by checking to see if the check engine light is on and then I would scan the computer for codes. This can give some insight as to what is going on. If there are...
The battery light still shows after replacing with a new battery and the steering wheel is hard to turn. what is the issue?
Hi there. This sounds like a belt failure or belt driven component failure. First check to see if the belt is broken/missing, then check the driven component pulleys for resistance that may have contributed to the belt failure. If the...
When the park is in park it idles fine but if it is in Drive sitting at a redlight it shakes bad
Hi, it sounds like you have worn engine mounts. What it sounds like is when the engine is engaged the mounts are creating that vibration or shake you are experiencing, but when the drive train is not engaged it is...
dim message center
If the message center is dim and that is all, it is likely that the message center itself is failing. I would recommend having the message center inspected by a qualified professional to determine if it has power going to...
My car drives great but the Check Engine Light has come on
Hi there, This light may come on for many different reasons. As you may know, when your check engine light comes on when there are usually fault or trouble codes that are registered in the car's computer that can be...

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