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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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My batery light turns off and on and also dims and brightens what do i do to fix
Hello, thank you for writing in. The battery light may illuminate for several different reasons. Luckily any codes may be pulled from the computer and save time with diagnosis. Typically the light will come on and stay on when the...
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check engine light stays on, replaced the mass air flow sensor
Hello, thank you for writing in. The vehicle will need to be scanned for diagnostic troubleshooting codes. The computer will set a code when issues have been detected. These codes are a way of helping you or the technician to...
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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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Car wont shift into reverse 2005 Hyundai Tiburon
Hello - I believe the shifter cable itself may be worn enough to prevent Reverse engagement. Given that you can manually engage Reverse at the transmission, and have replaced the bushings, adjustment or wear would be the limiting issue here....
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Serpentine belt is rubbing on the engine cover at the belt tensioner pulley 2004 Hyundai Tiburon
Hi there - I would start by doing a visual inspection of the serpentine belt, and the pulleys - are they visually in line? If not, which pulley is out of line in the direction of the engine cover? Are...
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Can I add Lucas oil "transmission fix" to my transmission fluid to see if it helps my issue.
Adding an additive to the transmission to try and fix a problem will not work in most instances and should only be used as a last resort before getting a transmission overhaul.
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Car leaking coolant
There are a number of places where the car could be leaking coolant from such as any one of the radiator hoses, the thermostat housing or the water pump. Generally, when a water pump is going bad, you may hear...
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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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Doin transmission swap
Hi there: Although the wiring harness for your original car might be the same as the old harness, it's always a good idea to utilize all components from the old transmission when doing a straight swap over. I'd recommend removing...
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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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Manual transmission won't go into any gears.
Hi there. It is possible that the transmission may have gotten into the wrong gear at the wrong time and could have damaged that counter shaft or the main shaft in the transmission. First drain the oil from the transmission...
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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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