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I have white smoke from my exhaust, its also leaking from the engine bay.
A malfunctioning EGR system may cause excessive raw fuel emissions, that is an odor of gasoline, but not smoke (white or otherwise) from the exhaust. Some smoke at start up can be normal, particularly white smoke from condensation. However, continuous...
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why is my car only misfiring when I accelerate, what can be the problem?
The problem may be a fuel delivery problem like clogged injectors. Have the fuel pressure checked and filter replaced and see if this helps? Replace the plugs and wires as needed.
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Stalling at low speeds and idle.
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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Oil pressure
The first step is to check that your engine has the correct oil level. If the vehicle has enough oil, the problem is probably with the engine. A worn oil pump, restricted oil passages, or worn engine bearings will cause...
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Lost first and second gear
Due to the design of this vehicle it is common for the shift linkage connecting bushings to fail because they rot out and bind until they come apart. When this occurs the shifter cannot properly move the shift mechanism inside...
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Gears won't shift
If the gears are seizing, and the transmission will not shift, it is possible that there may be some sort of electrical or mechanical problem. I would recommend having a professional technician, such as one from YourMechanic, diagnose the vehicle's...
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engine will crank up but won't turn over
Hello and thanks for your question. With a vehicle that has only 7, 131 miles it should be working just fine. The engine will get hot after operating in driving conditions, especially if the engine was to be accelerated hard....
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Engine light
You will need to have Check Engine Light tested and diagnosed to see what the code is. You may be having a cooling fan issue or some other problem that is causing the light to illuminate and the A/C to...
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Coolant leaks
You may be able to spot the leak by performing a cooling system pressure test. This test is just as it sounds; a special tool is used to apply pressure to the cooling system, making leaks visible. Sometimes however, leaks...
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Convertible top not working.
Convertible tops have a few different motors and switches that must all work together or the top just won't work correctly, if it isn't working at all check for a mechanical blockage or maybe a failed fuse, if it isn't...
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Car idles and then dies
Hi, A problem like this can be caused by many things. Anything ranging from a vacuum leak, to a problem with one of the engine's sensors. As the nature of this problem can vary widely, I would recommend having a...
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Belt making noise
As cars age even the most well maintained automobile will need some work. If the noise is from the belt or one of its accessories, then it can be easily confirmed. Removing the belt and restarting will let you know...
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I can hear the motor for my windshield wipers when i turn them on but they only move about an inch then completely stop
It could be that the wiper arms are loose on the shaft. It happens a lot if you have turned on your wipers when there is ice or snow on the windshield. If you grab a wiper and can move...
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steering wheel lock malfunction
The warning light, and the accompanying fault, represents a known issue in your model and consequently is much discussed in automotive forums. Frequently, the ignition switch module (ISM) is faulty but prior to any complex diagnostics, the battery should be...
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will 2003 Saab 93 convertible ecu shut off engine if low oil pressre, some articles say yes some say no.,
Your vehicle will not shut down automatically if oil pressure or the level of oil is low. The owner's manual states that the vehicle must be turned off manually (and quickly) if either circumstance occurs. Please note, the instant the...
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Any tips on how to get the shaft out of transmission.
Hello, thank you for writing in. There are a few things you can try. The most commonly utilized options includes larger and longer tools for more leverage. If you are attempting to save the axle you are removing, you will...
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03 Saab 9-5arc 3.0t backfiring and has no power to drive. CEL blinking. I can hear the backfire under the hood and the tail pipe
Hi Steve. Thanks for taking the time to contact YourMechanic.com today. I think the root source of these issues is the catalytic converter to straight pipe conversion that was completed. Unless the previous owner reprogrammed the ECU (which is highly...
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High RPM but Slow acceleration
Hi Giovanni, Thank you for contacting us. We understand that you think it's the CAT. However, form our end we cannot state that with 100% certainty. Is it possible that a clogged up CAT is the source of the high...
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My car hesitates & stutters uphill, black smoke out of exhaust
Hi there. A problem like you've described is commonly caused by a few different things, ranging from fuel system components like fuel injectors, throttle body and mass air flow sensors being dirty or needing replacement. It's also common for worn...

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