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Shift link or Axle issue
Hello. From what you've described it would appear that your vehicle may have suffered serious transmission issues. Slipping and grinding sounds are commonly associated with internal transmission issues. It may be possible that the torque converter or transmission gears have...
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Shift link or axle issue
Hello, thanks for your question. From what you describe it would appear that your vehicle has suffered some sort of transmission-related mechanical issue. Transmission grinding and popping is usually an indicator that the transmission has developed some sort of internal...
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Scrubbadub told me I have an oil leak. I placed cardboard under car and there are several spots. I cant tell if its oil
You will need to have the engine checked to see if the engine has an oil leak or the last oil change left over oil residue from it is getting on exhaust. I recommend having the leaks checked to see...
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Wheels not turning
Sounds like you have got some serious drive line issues, is your transmission automatic or standard? Some of the problems you could be having could be burned clutch, seized pilot bearing, the final drive being locked up, or a problem...
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Sunroof leak
Leaking sunroofs are never fun to repair. Most of the time the problem on your car is clogged sunroof drains. With the sunroof open use compressed air to blow the drains clear. If they are clear or if this does...
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Power steering not working.
First thing to check would be to make sure the belt is still attached to the power steering pump and that the fluid is at the level mark, typically low fluid level indicates a leak somewhere in the system. I...
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Power steering not working.
An engine that has a large oil leak runs the risk of internal failure and a very expensive bill, I would not drive the car any further until the leak has been addressed. Sometimes and oil filter can come loose...
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My car wont start.
Hi there. If the two battery terminals were triggered by the ratchet, it's more likely that the main relay is damaged or a fuse has popped. If the starter will activate, then the issue is most likely due to an...
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My car is having trouble idling.
You may have a dirty or failing idle air control valve. The idle air control valve reads the air intake as it is mixed with fuel prior to being injected into the engine at low speeds and at idle. Since...
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Leaking transmission fluid
You are on the right track by checking the fluid and staying on top of keeping it filled while it leaks. Unfortunately, a transmission sealer/stopper will likely not fix this due to the friction involved with a bearing a gasket...
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Ignition switch will not turn on.
Hello and thank you for your question. For this, you will need to disconnect you battery and remove the steering wheel and airbag assembly. In the steering column, you will see where the ignition switch is located and you will...
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I have rough idle and shaking
The idle air control motor is powered and controlled by the engine computer. You will only get power and ground when the computer wants it to move. If the engine computer is not controlling it, then you may have a...
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Coolant leak.
Hi there. There are a number of areas that the coolant can leak from on your vehicle. If the coolant only leaks when the engine is running then it is typically a water pump. If it is leaking when the...
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Car won't start
There are many reasons as to why the car may no start, some of which may be related to various sensors. The most efficient way to approach something like this is often times to have the car's computer scanned using...
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Car won't start
Hi there: Thanks for writing in about your 1998 Dodge Neon. To answer the question, YES, dirty and corroded battery terminals are a major cause of engine staring issues. A good rule of thumb anytime you purchase a used car...
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Car will not start
If the vehicle is not restarting and there is no electrical power to the computer, then your automatic shutdown relay may be causing the problem. This relay is in the main engine relay box. If you are having a loss...
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Car lost power
Hello. Most of the time when this car suddenly stops like this it is because the timing belt broke. If it has never been replaced then this is very likely. It can also occur if the ASD relay failed or...
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Car cranks but will not start.
This may be related to many different possibilities, some of which may be related to a lack of spark and some of which may be related to a fuel delivery problem or a combination of both. For example, if the...
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How much to replace trans mount on a 2004 Dodge Neon? How long will it take?
Replacing just the transmission mount takes roughly an hour. The mount is probably less than $150. You can obtain a detailed, written quote via YourMechanic's engine/transmission mount service page or by simply calling the main customer service number. If one...

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