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Grinding noise from the front end

Hello. It is possible that the axles are making the grinding noise that you are hearing. The axles have ball joints in them. If the grease wears out and the ball bearings are not lubricated (https://www.yourmechanic.com/services/lubricate-steering-and-suspension) they will rub metal...

Rapid clicking when trying to start engine

Hi there. It sounds like you have either a faulty battery or a failed starter. If the battery has failed, insufficient voltage and amps are supplied to the starter and it cannot turn the engine. If the starter motor has...

Car won't start, engine ticking

Hello. It sounds like the battery is weak and does not have enough power to start the car. Even though the lights come on in the dashboard, it does not mean that there are enough volts for the battery to...

Cars runs rough and sluggish upon cold start

Hello. It is not normal for the car to run rough when it is cold. This could be a sign that the car needs a tune-up and may also need a fuel system flush. The spark plugs (https://www.yourmechanic.com/services/spark-plugs-replacement), and ignition...

Short in car

Without knowing what sort of problems are occurring with your car it will be hard for me to help you. From my experience with this vehicle the most common shorts occur at the fuse box. The other common electrical issues...

Brake light not turning off

Hi there. It sounds like your brake light switch may be stuck. It is located under the brake pedal and when the pedal is pushed it turns the brake lights on. It may have become stuck or broken. I would...

Delay when pressing the gas peadal + weird sound

Hi there. It sounds like you may be having a concern with the air flow meter; these can send false signals to the ECM without setting a code. Pull the meter and perform a visual inspection checking the exposed wire...

Difficulty shifting into third gear

Hello. There could be a problem with the shifter cable or the shifter linkage from the transmission to the shifter. There also could be a problem with the slave cylinder (https://www.yourmechanic.com/services/clutch-slave-cylinder-replacement), causing it to be hard to shift at times....

Difficulty accelerating

Hello. It sounds like your clutch is worn out and going bad. The clutch is what allows your transmission to shift into gear and it also allows the transmission to provide power to the wheels while driving. A lot of...

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