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Throttle response

This may be a sign of a faulty MAP sensor as the vehicle responds adversely to a load put on the motor (i.e. putting it in gear or engaging the brakes). The Manifold Absolute Pressure (MAP) sensor senses engine load...

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...

Do I need a new alternator?

I would recommend having your alternator (https://www.yourmechanic.com/services/alternator-replacement) 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...

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...

Battery and brake lights on

Hello. The battery light being displayed on the dashboard is a common indicator of a faulty alternator. The alternator supplies proper power to the vehicle while the engine is running. If it fails, the vehicle wont be able to supply...

The temperate gauge indicates overheating in stop/go traffic and has stalled a few times when idle. Oil is low could this be it?

The first thing to do is to make sure the oil and coolant are filled up to prevent any engine damage. The problem may be caused by low oil but only if engine is oreal low on oil. The coolant...

My passenger door will not unlock or lock from inside, you have to lock it from the driver door button, and unlock it with the key

If your vehicle is equipped with power door locks, your issue might be electrical in nature. If you have manual door locks, clearly there is a problem with the linkage at some point and the exact fault will have to...

Car sputters in every gear after 1st, won't accelerate as quickly, and has a solid check engine light.

The first thing to check for in any drivability problem is air leaks. Any air that gets into the engine without being measured will lean out the system and cause problems. Look at all the rubber hoses and boots under...

I'm trying to replace my antenna assy coil from the ignition area inside of the car where the key goes. Do u know of a video on it

The best place to look for videos on automotive repairs would be Youtube.com. I know that there is a guy from 1A Auto who is often on there filming various repairs being done to show people how to do them....

I have a 2001 Hyundai Tiburon. I can't get it started. It has gas, new starter and lights come on when I try to start it so it's n

If the starter motor is turning the engine over rapidly, at sufficient RPM, but the engine does not catch and run, that means that there is an ignition, fuel or air induction fault in the engine that will have to...

Radiator

There is no temporary fix for a crack in the radiator tank on these radiators. You will do engine damage if you continue to overheat the engine. Check online for some real cheap alternatives to local expensive radiators. A cheap...

Door not opening from inside or outside

In the theft attempt, the internal mechanisms attached to the door handles may have become jarred loose, or broken. This will make the repair a little more difficult, but not impossible. Have a trained mechanic inspect the door and repair...

Car wont stay running

The first thing to check is for any broken or loose vacuum lines going to the intake manifold or the main inlet air tube from MAF to the intake throttle body. Any air leaks will cause this problem or if...

Car cranks, but won't start

If you have teeth on the flywheel missing it is possible that if the engine stops at just the right spot the starter will not be able to engage the flywheel and turn it. In order to replace the flywheel...

Automatic transmission not shifting

It appears like your Hyundai is having issues with one or more of the components that aid in the process of shifting your vehicle. Due to the information provided being limited, it is difficult to determine whether the concern falls...

Lack of power when accelerating and jerky

It sounds like you may have a bad coolant temperature sensor (https://www.yourmechanic.com/services/coolant-temperature-switch-sensor-replacement) that may be causing problems with regulating the temperature in the motor as well as impacting the air/fuel ratio and potentially the ignition timing controlled by the ECM....

I have a hyduai Tiburon with 300 T miles and just recently it struggles to get up a hill and very sluggish at other times and once

You may have a clogged fuel filter or low fuel pressure? Also a computer sensor that is failing can cause this problem. I recommend having a mechanic like one from YourMechanic test the computer for codes and check fuel pressure...

Can you use a used bcm with out having it reprogrammed

Hi Andrew. Unfortunately, any control module needs to be flashed or reprogrammed to link to the sensors and monitors of an individual vehicle in order for them to work correctly. This needs to be completed by a dealer or some...

steering wheel locked up, couldnt accelerate, car wont start back up again

Hello, thank you for writing in. The vehicle will lose power steering when the engine fails to power the drive belt. The brakes likely got harder to press and to control as well. You need to be concerned with finding...

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 (https://www.yourmechanic.com/article/why-serpentine-belt-replacements-on-cars-with-limited-clearance-can-be-tricky-by-marvin-sunderland), and the pulleys - are they visually in line? If not, which pulley is out of line in the direction of the engine cover?...

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