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Overheating only when i drive not sitting still
Hi there: Sometimes the issue you're describing is caused by air bubbles that are trapped in the coolant system or a problem with the water pump. As the engine accelerates, the flow of the coolant through the system is also...
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Car stopped starting one day. Cranks and keeps cranking. just won't fully start. Hooked up a code reader and nothing came back.
Hi there. I used the acronym FAST for my no start concerns; this is for the basics. I check for Fuel, Air, Spark, and Timing. Make sure the air filter is not clogged and that the there are no codes...
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My car is throwing a P2138 code.
Hi there. Here are some potential causes for this code: •The wiring connector or "pig tail" on the throttle body could have a poor connection. The female terminals on the pigtail corrode or pull out of the connector. •Possible shorting...
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2 Major jerks felt today while accelerating from stop.
Hi there. There could be an issue with the throttle position sensor (TPS) or a sticky throttle plate. First check to see if the throttle plate is sticking. If the plate is working properly, then check the TPS for any...
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Front suspension noise question 2005 Subaru Outback
Hi there - if the noise is a roar that occurs even while on smooth highway, most likely your front wheel bearings are worn out, and need to be replaced. If these noises only occur when turning, or going over...
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My Subaru won't start. Have electrical issues.
Hello. There are a lot of things that can cause this to occur. I usually start by installing my scan tool to see if there is power to the computer. If there is no power to the computer then I...
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Car won't start after fuel pump and fuel filter has been replaced
Hey there: Sometimes when even the best mechanics complete service a small wire or component may have been removed accidentally which can cause a vehicle to not start. If your engine is not cranking over, it's likely that the ignition...
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High idle when started
Hi There, As a general rule, car engines do not like cold weather and do not do operate as well in cold weather. When you start your car in the morning and turn the key to on, the coolant temperature...
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Radio
Hi there. All car radios require at least one fuse in order to operate, but depending on the make and model in question (as well as the trim package for the vehicle), your radio may have multiple fuses. It's possible...
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Car squeaks and jerks when changing gear when going around 55+ MPH
Hello, This may be a result of low transmission fluid or potentially a faulty transmission control module. A faulty transmission control module may cause a delay in acceleration or erratic shifting of gears. The transmission control module has various sensors...
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What is causing the stiffness in steering?
Hi there: There are many items that could cause the steering wheel to be hard to steer initially. Sometimes, low air pressure can cause this issue. As the tires develop more heat, air pressure will increase (sometimes as much as...
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Car has battery power but won't start
The battery condition can only be determined using a professional "load tester". Battery stores will perform this test for free. A volt meter is not the appropriate tool. If you used a load tester and the battery passed, then the...
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Car is making a speed related sound over 20mph almost like something is dragging or rubbing. 2008 Subaru Outback
Hi there - quite likely, this is a wheel bearing noise. Your own diagnostics actually narrow it to this "speed-related, but not while shifting (accelerating)" - well done! The bearing might not make noise while suspended - because it isn't...
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Brake light battery light
This may suggest a failing voltage regulator. The voltage regulator is a unit that regulates the charging of the battery by the alternator. When the voltage regulator is not working properly, this may result in the alternator allowing too much...
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Overheating when the heat is on.
The heater not working in some cases may be related to the overheating problem you are also having. This may be due to a faulty heater blower motor or potentially a bad heater core. As you may know, the heater...
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Engine seals are leaking oil
As you may know, there are many different oil seals throughout the engine that can leak. In order to further narrow this down, it may require the vehicle to be inspected to determine specifically which seals are leaking and need...
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Loud noise under car- only when turning- and hard to steer
Hi there. In most cases, when the car is hard to steer and you hear noises, it's due to low power steering fluid. However, it could also be caused by a damaged serpentine belt or power steering pump pulley. The...
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Can driving your car in ocean water affect mpg
Hi there: Anytime you drive in salt water, it can cause serious damage to electrical components, suspension components or any seals, gaskets or rubber parts. Even if you wash it off quickly, saltwater can collect on electrical sensors that impact...
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Car was ran out of gas... now it will start but not stay running...the temp. outside is 20 degrees..
Hello. Thank you for writing in. There are several issues with running the vehicle out of gas that can cause the vehicle to stall. The fuel pump may have failed after trying too hard to pump fuel that wasn't there....
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Car lacks power
First check your EGR system for leaks. If EGR is on or stuck, at idle, that can cause rough operation. To further diagnose your issue, obtain compression test results (in case the issue is due, even in part, to burned...

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