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Car makes a loud sound every time I start my car, at idle, and when driving at low speeds
Hello. The first thing to check would be your fluid levels. I'm not sure what type of noise you have, but ticking noises at idle can be linked to a low oil level. If there is a vacuum leak, the...
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Tried all possible ways of checking to see where the problem exist... can't find it...it probably a short but the D light blinks
Hello and thank you for contacting Your Mechanic. The drive light (D light) is coming on from the transmission range sensor. The sensor on the transmission tells the computer what gear the transmission is currently in. When the sensor fails,...
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I just did a radiator flush on my car and now I'm loosing all my coolant out of my reservoir and my radiator what could be the iss
Normally, the cooling system pressure should be around 16 psi so if you have a reading of 13 psi, that would be considered low. If you are positive that you have a leak, I would recommend locating the leak and...
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Do i need to replace the starter?
Hi There, It sounds like you may have a starter solenoid that is hanging up on the flywheel when you turn the key to start the motor. The starter solenoid has a small gear on it that reaches out to...
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My car overheated while on the highway. I added coolant and let the engine rest and cool down. Now the car will not start. How can
Hi there: Unfortunately, there is no exact reason we can offer to you as to why the vehicle won't start now after your overheating issue; without first inspecting the vehicle. However, if the vehicle overheated on the highway there is...
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Low idle, Stalls dropping into neutral?
This may be related to 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...
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Front 2 wheels locked up
Hi there. Based on what you've described, it's possible that either your CV joint or CV axle shaft has broken or an internal component inside the front differential has broken. This is one of those repairs that might be better...
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Car has P0420 code and idles around 1500-2000
There are a number of things that code P0420 relates to, most of which will directly or indirectly affect the performance of the catalytic converter. This may be caused by a faulty oxygen sensor, fuel injector leaks, faulty spark plugs,...
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Powerful resistance when shifting into 1st, 3rd or 5th gear
Hi there. To be blunt, I can't figure how making any adjustments to a fuel system component would impact the transmission. The only time this would apply is if the engine idle speed has increased; which can impact the transmissions...
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When I am in 2nd to firth gear and try to kinda floor it, it revs to 4 and goes back to normal. Would it be both of my 02 sensors
Hi There, It sounds like your vehicle may be a bit low on transmission fluid or you may potentially have a bad transmission control solenoid. As you know, the transmission works on hydraulic pressure built up from the fluid inside...
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3rd gear and up, losing power after 3k RPM, can't get above 60mph, smells burnt.
Hi There, What you are describing sounds like you may have a clogged or damaged catalytic converter. The catalytic converter converts toxic exhaust gases into less harmful pollutants that are suitable to be expelled into the atmosphere. When the catalytic...
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how many front and rear suspension bushings does a base 2002 acura rsx have?
I see at least 8 bushing "positions" in the catalog. Depending on application, position, make and model, some of these control arm bushings bushings will last for much longer than 15 years (your car is 15 years old). The bushings...
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Clutch replacement
This is not one of the services that can be done on a mobile service call due to complexity of the service needed.
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Car does not start
Depending on whether or not the vehicle will turn over will determine what the next step should be. If the engine does not turn over, I would recommend checking all connections related to the battery and check to be sure...
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My car starts up in the morning but wont start up in the afternoon.
Based on your description, it sounds like you may be having an issue with your fuel system. I would recommend having your fuel pressure tested to determine if the fuel pump is functioning properly. I would recommend having this test...
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My headlights and dash lights flicker
Hi Andrew. Thanks for contacting us tonight. What you are describing is incredibly rare - but in many cases is caused by an electrical system short or a stored error code triggered by - believe it or not; a security...
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engine makes a rattle noise on cold start. Noise goes away as it gets warm. When i turn on the ac the rattling noise is louder.
Among the possible sources of this noise are accessory drives (pulleys, alternator, etc.), the timing belt (or serpentine belt) tensioner, and loose heat shields. The fact that use of the a/c worsens the noise would point toward the serpentine belt...
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Power steering stopped working overnight during really cold weather
If fluid has leaked out, check the level in the power steering reservoir. If low, as a temporary measure you may be able to add fluid restore the function, that is if the leak is not too large. If there...
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Smoke and burning rubber behind the steering wheel
There are a number of things that may cause a burning smell, but the most important part is that it could be something potentially dangerous that could start a fire or cause a failure of some kind in traffic. I...
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My car attempts to start but it wont. The batter, engine, and oil light comes on and I just got a new radiator
This may be related to many different possibilities, some of which may be related to a lack of spark or possibly timing issues and some of which may be related to a fuel delivery problem or a combination of both....

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