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Vibration in car.
The most likely problem you are describing is the front brake rotors are warped. The rotors would need to be replaced with the brake pads at the same time. I would recommend the brakes and front end be checked first...
Driver's side window not going up or down.
What the shop is talking about is that the mounting points for the window regulator that holds the window have stripped out, or are broken. Depending on how and what is damaged, repair may be possible. However, the opposite could...
Car hesitates and jerks with rising RPM
From the description you have given, you have done a lot of replacing components and still have the problem. It appears you have covered the bases concerning the fuel system. A vacuum leak would affect the idle quality moreso than...
shifting problem from neutral
Since the mechanic has seen, heard, and felt what your Tercel is struggling with, they may have a much better position to say than I. From what you describe, it's also possible you are feeling your clutch not fully disengaging....
car slows with acceleration
The hesitation may be a dirty throttle body or bad throttle position sensor (TPS). If it drives better with OD off, I suggest leaving it off or having it diagnosed and repaired. It won't hurt anything to leave it off...
Hi am getting a misfiring in my turbo car but not at all the time
It sounds like you may have excessive water in the fuel of the fuel tank. You should try to put in some dry gas to disperse the water in the tank and try a different fuel station to see if...
clicking noise off gas
I think you may be able to locate the source of this clicking noise if you open the hood and watch the engine while someone else gives it gas and then lets off. Something is moving and you may be...
heavy white smoke tailpipe
That sounds like steam coming out of the tailpipe. You may have noticed the coolant level being low. If coolant is getting into the cylinders, it makes steam come out of the exhaust. This is a classic sign of a...
black oil short time
The blue smoke coming out of the exhaust indicates that the engine is burning oil. That little Tercel motor has a lot of wear and tear on it. And the reason the oil gets dark faster than it used to...
what will happen if i drive on crunchy front berrings is wonderful to hear from a Tercel owner!! I owned a 1985 Tercel for 25 years!!! One day, on the freeway, the rust on the front sub-frame finally caused the car to basically "crack" where the control arm is...
Ignition coil problem
Hello! I suggest having the vehicle inspected by another technician to get a second opinion. Usually when a Check Engine Light is on, the vehicle will have some type of issue. Rarely will a Check Engine Light illuminate when nothing...
My car does not pick up properly in first gear
You may need to have the fuel pressure checked and the fuel filter replaced if it is clogged because this will cause low power. Have the computer tested for codes to see if there is a loss of power from...

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