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Coolant bleeder housing
When you remove the housing check to make sure both sealing surfaces are clean and dry with no damage. Use only enough silicone sealer to hold new O ring in place when installing housing. There is no need to use...
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Ignition was destroyed by crook can I start this motor?
If your car has a factory installed anti-theft system, starting the car is much more difficult. The anit-theft system uses the ignition key, ignition lock cylinder and switch to determine if the car will be allowed to start. There are...
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Will the camshaft position sensor cause my car to keep cutting off while I'm driving it?
Hi there. The camshaft position sensor could cause an engine to stall out. Check the sensor and see if its plugged in. Make sure that the sensor is attached to the engine properly and make sure that the sensor harness...
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Ball joints and tie rod replacement
The front end suspension of a modern car has to be "tight" in order to be safe, work properly and, indeed, even to be aligned properly. If the ball joints and tie rod ends are loose, that means your tires...
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Rough idle
Hi There, Code P0303 relates to an engine misfire in cylinder #3. Engine misfires can be caused by many different problems and are generally caused by either a spark or fuel issue or in some cases, a combination of both....
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Can you do a front end alignment? 2005 Chrysler Sebring
Hi there - it sounds like you have damaged a tire or the wheel itself, and perhaps bent one of the suspension links with this impact. I would recommend a suspension inspection by a mobile, professional mechanic, such as one...
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It is going to get very cold here and I was wondering if I could use disposable handwarmers to keep my engine warm at nite..
If your vehicle is in proper running condition, it should start easily at 10 degrees. It will help if you use the lightest (lowest viscosity) recommended engine oil, for your car, as that will ease low temperature starting and, of...
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Tire turns side to side by hand
Ball joints have to be loaded (partial weight of car put on them) during a very specific diagnostic that varies a bit from car to car. Unless the looseness due to wear is gross and thus very obvious, you can't...
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ABS brakes lock up
Your car is equipped with wheel speed sensors at each of the four wheels which monitor wheel speed while relaying this information constantly to the ABS and traction control system which are controlled by the car's ECU. When the ECU...
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Transmission is making a humming noise. Should we have the transmission checked?
Hi there. If there is a humming noise coming from the transmission, then either a clutch is slipping or a drive shell is broken. First check the fluid to the transmission and make sure that its full and red in...
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car making chirping noise on start up
Hi there. It sounds like the belt may be worn/loose and causing the noise. A quick visual inspection may reveal that the belt is indeed worn and in need of replacement. A belt tensioner that is struggling to maintain the...
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issues installing the front right lower control arm on a 2005 chrysler sebring 2.7l v6.
There won't be any issues removing the lower fork on the strut. It may make installation a bit easier to get it loose so the control arm can at least be aligned with the vehicle and the bolts started. If...
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When leaving for working in morn put car in drive it will not move if i Rev it up it finally jerKS into gear.
This may be a sign of low transmission fluid or a faulty transmission control solenoid. As you know, automatic transmissions use pressurized hydraulic fluid to change gears. Every time a gear change is required, the car's computer activates a transmission...
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Please help!! What is wrong with my Sebring Convertible JXI?!?
Hello, thank you for writing in. Issues like this can be stressful, but by getting a good idea of what is going on, you may save yourself from excess diagnostic costs. The first thing to check is the tension on...
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Temperature Guage drops when blower on high.
When the heater is being used the heater blower blows air across the heater core to blow heat on the window for you. The heat is supplied by the engine coolant circulating through the heater core. The use will remove...
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Power steering loss, no belts are turning but the car is running fine. I also have a soft pedal. Whats wrong with my car?
I have only seen this situation once in my 30+ years and it turned out to be a broken crankshaft pulley. Belts are driven by the engine. The crankshaft pulley spins the belts, which in turn spin the air conditioner...
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Power steering fluid leaking
The leak is most likely a pressure hose from the pump to the rack and pinion. Since it only seems to leak when it is running it is most likely the pressure hose. Have a mechanic like one from YourMechanic...
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My car won't move til it is warmed up. Does this mean I need a new transmission
If the transmission has not been serviced in the last 3-4 years, a transmission service MAY help resolve the situation. I say it may help because fluid condition may be effecting fluid pressure within the transmission and it is changing...
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Turn Signal trouble
Hello, thank you for writing in. There is likely an issue with the socket or the wiring heading into it. The first thing you would want to do is check and see if voltage is reaching the sockets when it...
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My electronic throttle control light is flashing and when I press on the gas pedal it doesn't go pass 20-30 mph and stalling
Hello. Thank you for writing in. The two sensors work together to track the location of the pedal as its being depressed. One is located on the pedal while one is located on the firewall. It is best to replace...

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