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Engine cranks but won't start.
Hi there. There could have been a vapor lock in the fuel line, but also if fuel level is low, then the fuel pump will draw air when going up hill or starting and stopping fast. If the fuel pressure...
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My manual car starts but will not move on any gears.
What you are describing sounds like potentially a worn out clutch. As you know, the clutch transmits engine power to the gearbox, and allows transmission to be interrupted while a gear is selected to move off from a stationary position,...
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Battery
Hello, thank you for writing in. A vehicle this new will not start without the battery. The charging circuit is designed in such a way that the alternator needs the battery to run the vehicle. Take the battery to have...
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i've been starting my car every day to keep it up and running but today it won't start and it smells badly of gas
Hello, thank you for writing in. When you smell gas heavily, it can mean there is either excess fuel being introduced, or there is no spark to ignite the fuel that is there. There are other causes as well, and...
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Will a 2002 ford mustang motor fit a 2005 mustang
If you want to swap the 2002 and 2005 4.0 engine then there should be same basic engine will be the same but you will have different external components that will need to be swapped out to match the car...
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Buying this mustang ran out of gas on freeway starts maybe 5 seconds then dies
It sounds like you may have a faulty fuel pump that may have been damaged as a result of running it out of fuel. As you may know, today's fuel pumps require the fuel to keep them cool and lubricated....
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Engine noise
Hi there. The harmonic balancer can make noise if it is failing. However, with misfires noted this could be a sign of an internal mechanical concern that may need to be addressed. Where is the location of the noise? What...
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Car will not move. When I try to drive, it starts up and wants to try to go forward, but it just won't. What might the problem be?
Hi there. The clunk that you heard and the grinding sound came from the transmission. The noise was a gear breaking a tooth off and causing the transmission to no longer engage the teeth from the main shaft to the...
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Ccd player reads CD error
In order to diagnose the CD player for will not eject or load CD's then you will need to have the radio removed and the CD tray repaired and the repair shop will return your CD discs. There is no...
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Engine knocks and won't start
Hi there. In most cases when a radiator line comes off, it tends to create an overheating problem rather quickly. If the car won't start, it's quite possible that internal engine damage has occurred. It's also possible that an electrical...
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My car has been making a rattle noise.
The heat shield is designed to keep the engine at a specific temperature. I recommend leaving the heat shield on but fixing it to where it does not vibrate. Look for any cracks or broken bolts to see if the...
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My mustang squeaks at every turn of the wheel.
Hi there. A squeaking while turning could be ball joints, tie rods, wheel bearings, etc.. Without a proper inspection being performed is like throwing darts at a dartboard; you may get lucky on the first try, but not likely. Guessing...
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Alarm
You should first make sure you are using a good code key and if you have a second key then try it first before continuing. The key should turn the key to the on position to see if the theft...
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Noise in front end when turning left
Any movable suspension component could account for the noise including the strut assembly, strut mount including bearing, ball joint(s), tie rod ends, sway bar links and sway bar frame mounts, control arm bushings and possibly loose brake components. If the...
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Quote for transmission work
Hi there. Due to the fact that one or multiple different transmission or clutch components may be faulty and require replacement, it's best to have one of our mobile mechanics come to your location and first complete a whining sound...
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Harmonic Balancer
Hello, The harmonic balancer is attached to the crankshaft and should have one large bolt going through the center of it. The crankshaft pulley should be bolted to the harmonic balancer. The Harmonic balancer can definitely cause the motor to...
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Shifter stuck in park
Hi there. Based on your inquiry, I would assume that your problem is caused by a damaged brake switch. The brake switch is located under the brake pedal. When you press the pedal, the switch is activated, which not only...
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My mustang start but when i give it gas it sluggish or it turns off
Hello there. Typically, a vehicle will start and then quit because of an issue with the fuel or electrical system. It is important to monitor fuel levels as well as warning lights which can signal to the driver that a...
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Resonators
Installing resonators into the exhaust will give it a different tone to the exhaust and maybe quiet the exhaust down some depending on the model of resonator. I would recommend having an exhaust shop install them for you so the...
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Power Steering Assist Fault
Hello, thank you for writing in. When you have a warning light like this on, it may be sensor related, or it may be mechanical. The power steering system is electric, and there are not many tests you can do...

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