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My car wont crank. I have just replaced the starter and all it does still is just click.
Hi There, Generally a clicking sound when turning the key is a result of a weak battery or a faulty starter solenoid. The starter solenoid is located on the starter and has internal electrical contacts that transmit electricity to the...
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clutch, hard to change gears. in this snow ,y clutch went to the bottom and stayed
The cause of this issue would depend on whether your vehicle has a hydraulic or cable driven clutch. If the clutch is hydraulic, it is very likely that the clutch slave cylinder has failed causing a lack of hydraulic pressure....
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Can I find out if my battery is dead using a trickle charger? What if I try and jump the vehicle with the battery being fully charged.
Hi there. Put on a pair of gloves and check the terminals of the battery and see if they are loose or tight. If they are tight, then put the key in the ignition switch and turn on the power...
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Steering full lock problem 2007 Kia Sorrento
Hi there- from your symptoms, I believe you have a problem with the steering rack. The pinion drive gear, bearings or the rack itself has become damaged. I recommend a steering inspection by a mobile, professional mechanic, such as one...
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Car will turn over. Will not start. Fuel pump good. Injectors SEEM to not be working
Hi there.There are several reasons that may cause the injector not to work properly such as a faulty connection, dirty injector nozzle, bad wiring or a bad injector relay. If all of the injectors are not working properly or spraying...
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Engine Quit in August of 2016, Replaced, Light Still On
There are a whole myriad of reasons for the check engine light to be on. It would really be necessary to find out why the check engine light is on. Pulling the codes will at the least tell where to...
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How long before a squeaky ball joint gives away?
How long it's safe to drive the car with the noise you have described just depends on exactly what part(s) is causing the noise. Some noises, while annoying, are essentially meaningless in terms of vehicle reliability or safety. But, admittedly,...
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My 05 Sorento will not start.
Hi there. Check the battery and see if there is power to the vehicle. If the engine is not starting due to a lack of fuel, then check the fuel pump relay and make sure that it's clicking when the...
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Brake pedal feels mushy & goes almost to floor.
Liquid (oil, water, grease) contaminants on brake pads do not affect pedal travel, although they might increase stopping distances. Most brakes systems are designed and/or located such that leaks from nearby systems can't contaminate the pads. At any rate, a...
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My vehicle started making this noise yesterday when I stop or start to go.
An "obvious" noise such as the one you are describing will, more than likely, be readily sourced to the failing component if you have a certified mechanic diagnose it. The service to request is a suspension/drive train noise diagnostic during...
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New battery and alternator
Hello There, There are a number of things that may cause your vehicle not to start. Things like ignition coils, crankshaft position sensor, spark plugs, spark plug wires or ignition module are all components that may cause the motor to...
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Shaking and wants to stall
Hello, It sounds like you have received a fault code indicating a bad O2 sensor. As you may know the oxygen sensors which are part of your emissions system read exhaust gases to determine whether or not the appropriate amount...
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doors don't open!
The first order of business is to confirm the fault through a diagnostic. Even if it turned out that the Body Control Module needs to be replaced (and that is speculative until the module is proven faulty) that part itself...
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On the 2011 Kia Sorento, is there both an upper and a lower front control arm?
Your vehicle should employ an upper and lower control arm in the rear. The front should have a lower control arm, and the strut assembly will act as a replacement for the upper control arm. I'm not sure what your...
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Oil light came on and the oil is full.
Hi there. Either the oil pump in the engine has failed and is pushing oil at a lower pressure than the sending unit could register or the sending unit failed. If you need further assistance with your warning lights, then...
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Engine Stalling
Stalling can be caused by any number of components. That your vehicle stalls at a stop or on the move, leads me to think it is something electrical. It can be an intermittent fault in any of the numerous sensors....
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Catalytic converter issue?
Hi There, What you are describing sounds like you may have a clogged 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 converter is...
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Difficulty when changing into 2nd and 3rd gear.
Hi there. It sounds like the clutch may be sticking on the input shaft. There is also the possibility that the shift rail detents could be failing or the incorrect lubricant was installed in the transmission. An internal manual transmission...
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On the Downhill Assist Control system, is it supposed to be noisy while in use? 2011 Kia Sorrento
Hello - the Downhill Assist Control (DAC) uses engine compression (without ignition) to provide "braking" without heating up the brakes on a long descent. This makes a somewhat "unnatural" sound much like you describe from the exhaust. It is not...
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accidentally added windshield washer to coolant line instead of washer tub, just a little, maybe 1/8 of a gallon.
Hi there. A little window washer fluid will not cause any damage to your engine or the cooling system, in fact it will actually make the system work a little better as the fluid has alcohol in it. Alcohol will...

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