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Cylinders cracked, Bad coil so only 5 of 6 cylinders fire, burns oil
What you do with it only depends on how much time you want to put into selling it. In many cities you can call a wrecking yard and they will often come pick up the car and give you some...
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Exhaust malfunction
Hello. Most of the time with this problem, your EGR (exhaust gas recirculation) valve and EGR solenoid need to be replaced in order to fix your problem. Sometimes this problem can be corrected by cleaning out the EGR valve and...
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Reduced power when accelerating
There are a quite a few possibilities. If the engine is running rough, you may have a misfire. If there is a problem with the turbo, you will have little power. The mass airflow sensor measures the airflow to the...
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Car only cranking
There can be a variety of reasons as to why your Mazda Millenia will crank but not start. We can eliminate the starter and battery as a concern, since we know from the description that it cranks, therefore I would...
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Car shuts off after sometime I start the engine!
A poor engine idle could be due to a faulty idle air controller or IAC for short. The IAC controls the engine idle speed by allowing more or less air into the intake manifold. More air equals high RPM, less...
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On highway, car jerks and RPMs rise sharply
When an engines rotation speed increases the speed should increase. If it isn't, then there is likely an issue with the torque converter (an automatic transmissions clutch). If the speed is increasing, it could be an issue with the cruise...
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After adding oil, car started jerking
I would do an oil and filter change and get that squared away. If the problem persists, it is definitely unrelated. Once in a pinch I had accidentally topped off 5w30 with 10w30 and did not have any problems. But...
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When accelerate, car hesitates and jerks
It's hard to say the shop is wrong when they have been able to visually inspect the car while I have not. If you do not trust the shop's diagnosis, it cannot hurt to get another mechanic to take a...
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Drove in rain, parked for a day, car won't start
No, absolutely not. The good news is that this is such an obvious problem, I can tell you with a high degree of certainty that you have a cracked or otherwise failed distributer cap. Replace that cap and you should...
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After sitting overnight, white smoke when car starts
If it isn't grayish or blueish, then its just steam and it's nothing to worry about. Even if it is grayish / bluish, thats a little bit of oil burning, which wouldn't be all that surprising for a 15 year...
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Cam gear markings
Yes, this is possible. There are some engines like Toyotas 3.x series engines which use the same gear for both banks, but one side is the reverse of the other. Pay very close attention to all of your parts on...
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Car overheating and there is no cabin heat while at idle.
Hi there. Check the radiator to the vehicle. It seems that the cooling system is working, but the radiator is restricting the coolant flow. This is why when you step on the gas pedal the coolant temperature drops. I recommend...
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The engine cranks but doesn't start
The most likely cause of your problem is the timing belt has broken and is causing the engine timing to be out of time, which causes the engine to crank but not start. When a timing belt breaks, it can...
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replaced waterpump now car want start
Hi. This sounds like the engine timing is not properly set causing the car not to start. When installing a timing belt all of the timing marks have to be lined up and stay in position when the timing belt...
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joe what the fuck is wrong with my car
Hi there: Overheating problems can be caused by a water pump that is faulty, coolant lines with obstructions or air bubbles trapped or leaking coolant levels. The best way to determine the precise source of your overheating issue on your...
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What would cause the car to want to start on its own with no key in the ignition?
The wires for the battery terminal on the ignition switch is swapped with the starting terminal on the ignition switch and is causing your starter to engage. This would not be caused by the original wiring only if it was...
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Traction Control System
Hello, It sounds like you may have a problem with your [traction control]( module or potentially a faulty wheel speed sensor. The traction control system monitors the steering and stability of the vehicle and engages when loss of traction has...
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Very loud whining noise
Hello, I believe the whining noise may be related to something other than the timing components. If the timing was off, the car would run very poorly or not at all. Check to see if your battery voltage is where...
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ldles rough occasionally stalls
What you are describing sounds like a dirty or failing idle air control valve. The idle air control valve reads air intake as it is mixed with fuel prior to being injected into the engine at low speeds and at...
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My steering wheel tilt not working
Hi there. The tilt steering wheel function is inside the steering column and can break due to excessive use, debris inside the steering column or other mechanical issues. If the lever doesn't loosen, this could be just stuck, requiring some...

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