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Where is the crankshaft position sensor location
Hey there, thanks for writing in. The sensor is on the right rear of the engine block behind the exhaust manifold heat shield. If you need help replacing the crankshaft position sensor, a certified technician from YourMechanic can come to...
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Transmission
The electronic controls in modern cars have a "warm up program" for emissions purposes. By holding the engine revs a bit higher and longer when the engine is cold, it will warm up faster, therefore pollute less. If you are...
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The car has trouble starting after gas tank is filled up
When you fill your gas tank, a lot of fumes build up in the fuel tank and usually excess fumes come out of the fuel filled tube and out to atmosphere or into a recovery system in the fuel pump...
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Spark plug threads
It sounds like you may have a stripped spark plug thread in the cylinder head. This can sometimes be fixed by the use of a Heli-coil, which may be a bit difficult to use depending on your experience with them....
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Rain water getting into the car
The water leaking into your front floor is most likely coming from the sun roof. The sun roof has two water drains. Each drain runs next to the windshield, inside of the left and right side pillars, called the A...
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Oil is leaking onto the spark plugs
Oil on the spark plugs can come from a failed seal, or it can come from a failed valve cover gasket. The spark plug well seals you are referring to can be changed. It is a slightly lengthy process to...
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Jerking reaction when accelerating
This may be a couple of different things. When a transmission is low on fluid, this can cause a jerking reaction as you describe. Automatic transmissions use pressurized hydraulic fluid to change gears. Every time a gear change is required,...
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Check engine light turns on and off
Both of these codes are related to the oxygen sensor readings. More often than not, this will be caused by failing oxygen sensors. There could be other issues that can cause these codes, such as an engine misfire, failing catalytic...
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Car will crank but not start
Hi and thanks for contacting YourMechanic. Check the fuel pressure sensor. If there is 60 psi, then check for power at the sensor. If there is power, then check for resistance on the sensor with the key off and the...
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Battery light is on
You may have a failing voltage regulator that could be allowing the alternator to supply too much or too little amperage to the battery resulting in the battery never maintaining a consistent charge as it is designed to. The voltage...
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High RPM's when slowing down or coming to a stop
This is a common issue with a failing throttle position sensor in that it tends to reset itself when shutting the vehicle off, which is why you may notice it goes away when shutting the car down and restarting it....
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My right rear turn signal won't shut off. It is a steady light even when the car is not running.
The circuit is being powered due to a short or a faulty component. Using the factory wiring diagram, you can trace the circuit from the power source to the combination switch and then onward to the bulb to find out...
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Engine light/stability
The traction control system monitors the steering and stability of the vehicle and engages when loss of traction has been detected. This is done by the use of electronic sensors at each of the four wheels that communicate with the...
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Hello i just i started my car and didn't let it warm it showed a sign on the dash engine power reduced i just discovered i have a
The problems will be two different ones unless the failure code is for loss of fuel tank vapor pressure. I would recommend having fuel leak fixed first and then having the computer scanned for the failure code to see what...
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2010 Chevy Traverse starting
If the starter is failing to disengage, that is typically a starter or starter circuit problem. The status the battery would be irrelevant and if the mechanic claims an "overcharged" battery is causing the starter to "run on", I would...
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I have a Chevy Traverse 2009 that is reading All Wheel Drive Off and when I brake you can hear a sound similar to a helicopter. Sh
This type of problem can be diagnosed by a mobile mechanic, right at your location. If there is a tremendous amount of noise on braking, you should have the car inspected as soon as possible. Without an actual physical inspection...
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car shut off while driving and now will not crank
Based on your description this might be some sort of major electrical failure. Inasmuch as the car is not starting at all now, you can request a no start diagnostic and the responding certified mechanic will simply determine what has...
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how do wagner brake rotors and pads compae to stock GM
Hi Jerry. Thanks for writing in today. I am a fan of this brand of brake system components. However, in regards to being "better" than OEM, that's a very difficult question to provide a straight and clear answer. Generally speaking,...
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i have a 2011 chevy traverse lt, and i accidently hit the positive battery terminal with ground, now won't start
Hello. If you crossed the cables as you mentioned then it may have caused some serious damage to the vehicle. I would start by checking all of the fuses. Hopefully it jhust blew one of the main fuses and that...
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2012 Chevy traverse rear cabin hvac fan continues to run when the vehicle is turned off. How can I fix this?
If there is a relay in the circuit, it is possible the relay contacts are stuck closed. The switch could be stuck, too. Inasmuch as micro- and PC-board mounted relays are used, really the thing to do is use the...

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