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Car revs high
Air leaks into the intake system (a loose hose, or the EVAP valve as you have already experienced). If there are no codes, even transient codes which may not set the Check Engine Light, the problem could be a loose...
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Stiff gearbox, difficulty when shifting gears
Hello. Your vehicle is having a clutch problem. It is either that the clutch itself is failing or the hydraulics for the clutch system are not building the correct pressure. I usually start by checking the hydraulics. I visually check...
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Is it bad to drive a car with a bad throttle body??
Hey there. This may not immediately affect your car's engine. However, it will continue to cause intermittent misfires and will gradually get worse. This may also have an impact on other parts as well since the missing cylinder will still...
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Do I need a new alternator?
I would recommend having your alternator tested for proper function with a digital multimeter by a qualified technician. This test will determine if the alternator is charging the battery at the proper levels. If the alternator is not charging the...
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Calipers keep locking up even after replacing.
You need to have the brake master cylinder checked to see if the brake booster actuator pin is not adjusted correct and causing the brake master cylinder to hold partial pressure to the calipers. The caliper slides should also be...
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Question about a potential buy (2003 Hyundai Tiburon)
Just by looking at the photos, I notice the mileage is very low for the vehicles age. They say the door handle that is broke in picture is replaced. The clutch has been replaced. The seats look rough in the...
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Abs disabled?
Hi, thanks for writing in. The most likely scenario is your Tiburon was not equipped with ABS. The fact that there is only one terminal verifies that. Some other things you can check are: see if there is an ABS...
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Won't shift up or down in manual mode.
Hi there. If you have a transmission code such as this it will disable the manual shifting mode. Most of the time this code is the result of a voltage issue. If there is low voltage from a bad battery...
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Rpms won't drop.
It is possible you have a large vacuum leak or the idle air control valve is stuck in a position best suited for colder weather. A vacuum leak will allow unmetered air into the engine causing the computer will add...
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My car will not start and it is not the starter. What could it be?
Hi there. Usually a clicking sound is an indication that not enough power is being sent to the starter to engage the motor. This can be caused by a bad starter relay, a battery that has lost cold cranking amps,...
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Can I drive my vehicle safely on the highway without the driver side stabilizer bar
Vehicles are designed to operate with all of it's components in the proper physical and mechanical order. Any component that is worn or damaged, can effect vehicle handling. The duty of the sway bar link is to connect the sway...
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Id like to purchase a car but i want to know how much it would cost to get the timing belt fixed on the vehicle.
Hello. Unfortunately if the timing belt brakes it is not usually as simple as just installing a new one on this vehicle. Most of the time when the timing belt brakes on this engine the pistons will contact the valves...
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My clutch is not working Entire clutch repair or clutch master cylinder repair? How do I check the cylinder?
Hi there. Check the slave cylinder to the clutch and see if the piston is all the way out. If the piston is all the way out or its not touching the clutch fork, then the release bearing has broken...
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Starting problem - 2005 Hyundai Tiburon
Hello and thank you for contacting YourMechanic. Check the mass air flow (MAF) sensor for any debris or if it has a bad connection. If the sensor is dirty, clean the sensor, and put it back on. If the sensor...
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Engine misfires and hesitates while accelerating
If the issues only began to occur after the vehicle was fitted with a new MAF and different intake, then it may be possible that the issue is related to the recent work. The mass airflow sensor is one of...
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How many transmission, engine, torque strut mounts I need for replacement?
Generally when one engine or transmission mount fails, others may fail soon after. When one mount fails, added stress is placed on the remaining mounts to hold the engine and transmission in place. Your vehicle should have 4 engine and...
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My car lacks power, the acceleration doesn't seem to be there and there has been a few times where my car had trouble starting.
Hi there. I understand your concern and have experienced this feeling myself once my vehicle had some mileage. How often is the maintenance performed? When was the last time the air filter, spark plugs, oil, trans, etc. changed? Has the...
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Hyundai - hard to put in gear and odd noise
Hello - I suspect the pilot bearing in your clutch assembly is seizing up. When you press the clutch pedal, this seized bearing tries to keep turning the input shaft to the transmission, even though the clutch has released that...
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My clutch is not working properly.
It sounds to me as if you have a failure in the hydraulic part of your clutch system. A soft clutch pedal that will not return and is not disengaging the clutch properly is often caused by a failed clutch...
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Dash, Tail/brake, dome, trunk, glovebox, and door lights won't work, dash doing weird things.
Hi there. Sure would appear a lot is going on electrically all at once. This could be, a problem in the PDC (power distribution center). The PDC is typically located under the hood and contains numerous fuses and relays. I...

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