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My car he got power and everything but I feel like he's plugs something hold it
You need to begin with checking the necessities. If your car is missing, you will need to check all of the following. Internal combustion engines (ICE) require spark, fuel pressure, injector pulse and camshaft timing to run. All of these...
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jolting bad and stalling - 2009 Kia Sedona
Hi there. There are a variety of possibilities that could cause this. However, there are a couple of sensors the car has that are most commonly known for causing this kind of problem. A faulty mass air flow sensor is...
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My vans ESC off Light keeps coming on
Hello. The cause of the Check Engine Light will likely also be the cause for the ESC light. If the engine computer sees a problem, it will disable the ESC. Your car's throttle is controlled by the engine's computer (PCM)....
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Heat and air
Hello. If the temperature is not changing at all then most of the time this is caused by an issue with the blend door motor. If this has failed then the temperature door will be stuck in one position. I...
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kia carnival stopped during driving
This is a faulty camshaft position sensor. What this means is that the ECM is not recognizing the camshaft position sensor signal during the first few seconds of cranking. As you may already know, when this happens you will experience...
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Van wont turn on
Hi there, thanks for writing in. I'd be happy to help. This suggests potentially a starter relay problem. Often times when the starter relay is faulty, this will cause the car to click as you describe when turning the key....
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Several warning lights came on and the car is overheated, making a weird noise, and giving off a bad smell after being jump started.
There are a few possibilities with the symptoms you are having. The most common with what you have described is you may have attached the jumper cables incorrectly. This could cause a number of issues including the symptoms you are...
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What kind of oil change do I need?
Hi there, thanks for writing in. I'd be happy to offer some insight about these services for you. It's usually a matter of personal preference and driving style. Synthetic oil is designed primarily for high mileage and high performance engines...
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Check Engine light on. Would the computer give all error codes in one shot? How do we know the engine's condition?
Hi there. From the description you have provided, I'm am inclined to agree with your assessment of a used engine being installed in your vehicle. An inspection of the engine, by a qualified technician could determine whether the engine is...
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Car stalls but then restarts once again in about 10 minutes
Hello. Though there are a lot of possible causes of this, the most common is the crankshaft position sensor. These fail all of the time on this engine. Before I change it I would usually scan the computer for codes....
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Codes say evap leak, can a car accident cause it?
Hey there. Depending on the impact of the hit to your van, this may have caused some damage to the EVAP system. If you have an air leak on the EVAP system, then the MAP sensor will not be able...
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Leaking top radiator hose? Leaking top radiator hose how to replace a leaking top radiator
If you have not done a job like this before you might want to consider watching a professional from YourMechanic do it for you, especially as the labor time is less than 1.5 hours so it's pretty economical. The first...
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Can you give me advice on what you think the problem might be.
Hello. From what you described, it would appear that the vehicle may possibly be experiencing some sort of mechanical or performance issues. If there was a thud and the vehicle will no longer crank, then it may be possible that...
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Can't find Schrader valve
Hi there. Many Asian manufacturers do not use the valve in their fuel systems. They have opted to not include this as it presents a fire hazard should the valve fail. A proper fuel pressure test requires other adapters that...
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while driving the vehicle will just shut off. Its not the altenator or battery. not sure what it could be? please help!!
Hello. Typically when these types of symptoms arise there is an issue with spark. The spark plugs, wires, and distributor are all subject to the fact heat causes expansion. With expansion of the rubber boots, coils, and distributors the voltage...
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Engine light on windshield wiper does not work
Hi there - check fuses for the windshield wiper issue, that is the most likely problem with that component. If the fuse is good, the switch is the next likely component issue. I would recommend having an electrical components are...
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On a 2005 Kia Sedona's crankshaft sensor, I noticed there is a split in the sensor. After installing the sensor, it won't start.
Hello - there are two bolts on the sensor holding it to the engine. The sensor should bolt directly to the engine, with the 2 bolts providing proper alignment and positioning of the "slot." If you need additional assistance with...
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ESP lighting is on
Hi and thanks for contacting YourMechanic. The ESP light is handled by the ABS controller. If you scan the ABS controller with computer scanner you can get the error codes that are stored and begin troubleshooting. Most likely a wheel...
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I changed the spark plugs and now my car is puttering, revving up on its own, and making a whistling noise
If these symptoms did not exist prior to the spark plug replacement, it would appear as if something was disturbed, disconnected or broken during that maintenance. You want to make sure that all of the plugs were installed with the...
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The car was running fine a week ago. The check engine light kept coming on when the throttle was above 2000 rpm's.
Hi and thanks for contacting Your Mechanic. Check the engine light for any other codes that would appear. This will direct you in the direction that is having a fault. If your engine is having an issue with the rpm's...

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