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When I press the brake I hear a click on the passenger front.
You may be hearing the brake pad moving in the caliper bracket due to a small amount of rotor warpage and grooves. This may be okay if it is very minor, but I do not take chances with brakes since...
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Beeps, squeals, and whistle sounds in brakes
You should first have the brakes fully inspected and the brake booster and master cylinder diagnosed for any leaks or defects. If no problems are found, then check to see if the vehicle has the latest calibration for the powertrain...
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SUV wouldn't start and brake pedal felt too tight
If you are having intermittent problems starting the vehicle, when you do not push down the brake pedal far enough, then I would suggest pushing the brakes down until the brake lights come on and then this should enable the...
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A/C makes loud humming sound
The blower fan motor has something caught in it or the air filter is not in position and hitting the blower fan. Have the person or shop that did the work fix it. The filter may be out of position...
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Fan came on & temperature gauge raised to hot
When you say you had general maintenance, did you get a coolant service? If so, then your engine coolant may have had an air pocket from the coolant change, and then the pocket caused the high temperature spike which then...
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SUV hesitates when driving slowly and accelerating
If you have water in the gas, then you will have problems with the way it runs. I recommend having a fuel sample tested to see if you have water in the fuel. If you have an aftermarket air filter...
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Loud cracking noise underneath them can have a nic loud cracking noise underneath then car almost dies out
Hey there, thanks for writing in about your 2007 Lincoln MKX. Unfortunately, without hearing the noise or conducting a few tests firsthand, it is not possible to determine the cause of your concern. Since you say you are hearing the...
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Alignment - 2007 Lincoln MKX
For an alignment to be as precise as possible, the used tires on the car have to have reasonably uniform wear. The best alignment results will be obtained with new tires, but so long as the tires that you have...
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Failing water pump?
If you had the system pressure tested and no leaks were found, then you may have cooling fan and thermostat issues. The system will need to be operated to test to see if the cooling fans work and the thermostat...
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Where is the vacuum check valve located on a vacuum assisted brake booster?
The check valve is built into the hose that connects to the brake booster. The hose should be disconnected from the booster connection when removing the master cylinder. If you apply vacuum to the hose after you remove it from...
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Hesitates to accelerate I've tried seafoam either I didn't know what I was doing or it just didn't work.
Hesitation to accelerate can be due to spark, air, or fuel. With you vehicle being close to 10 years old, it is a good idea to do a few maintenance procedures. If you suspect the spark plugs need to be...
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Regular or synthetic oil
Hello there. Synthetic oil is far and away better than mineral lubricating oil due to the drastic reduction in contaminants that are ordinarily left in refined mineral oil. Synthetic oil can resist much higher operating temperatures without oxidizing and breaking...
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Can I get my oil changed by another oil change location other than the dealer?
Absolutely. You do not need to go to the dealer for most services other than possibly some types of repairs to the computer or factory theft control devices for your vehicle. You could have your vehicle's oil changed elsewhere, change...

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