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Do you have to remove spark plugs to replace valve cover gasket in 1999 dodge avenger 2.5l
Hi there. Yes, when you remove the valve covers you need to remove the spark plugs first. I would highly recommend having an air hose and spraying off that entire spark plug area first to make sure you don't have...
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Timing belt parts
Aloha Jeri: You'll want to make sure to purchase a Water Pump & Timing Belt And Tensioner Kit for your specific make and model of Land Rover. That blue link gives you an example of the parts that you need...
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Misfire codes
Hi There, All of the codes you are referring to relate to various cylinder misfires. Engine misfires can be caused by many different problems and are generally caused by either a spark or fuel issue or in some cases, a...
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2003 freelander starting problems
Hi there. When you have progressive starting issues like you are describing, it tends to be an indication of gradual collection of carbon build-up in the fuel injectors, throttle body or signs of the mass air flow sensor being damaged....
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Why does my car shut off after driving it for a while?it wont start back up until it cools down even though its not overheating
This may be a sign of a faulty ignition coil. Ignition coils are coated with a varnish-like insulation that becomes brittle over time after being stretched then contracted repeatedly. The insulation develops small fractures that open when heated and close...
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Where is the crankshaft sensor on merceds c250
Look for a three terminal (three wire) wiring harness plug either adjacent to the harmonic balancer in the front of the engine or, in some models, towards the rear of engine on the driver’s side, near the firewall. If you...
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Ford Contour shaking and dying .
Hi there. Usually when a car shakes and vibrates a lot and the engine keeps dying, it's caused by a vacuum leak. This is common on vehicles older than 10 years, as the vacuum lines tend to wear out, crack...
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What side is bank2 on a Infiniti G25 year 2012
Hi There, Bank 2 is the side of the motor on the driver's side of the car. If you need additional help with this, please feel free to reach out to us here at YourMechanic as we are always here...
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Lexus IS 250 2010 electrical problems
I have checked all the recalls and technical bulletins for this vehicle and there are no known issues that can cause the battery to go dead in 3 three days. I would suggest you observe the vehicle in the dark...
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Hi Noe, how to find out its front or rear Differential/Gear Oil which needs Replacement?
Hi there. We have a great service maintenance tool on our website that lets you know what differential / gear old replacement services are required - and at what mileage intervals. To receive an estimate for this service, please click...
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96 Mercury mystique rough idle dies when I put it in reverse when I come to a stop at has to go in neutral filled up the gas last
Hi there. Rough idling engines can typically be caused by ignition system or fuel system failures. This can be things like spark plugs, spark plug wires, distributor cap, distributor rotor, the distributor itself, fuel injectors, fuel filter, fuel pump, etc....
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I had my car looked at and it was determined that I have a tiny leak in my radiator. Is that repairable or does it haveto be repl
It only takes about 2 hours to replace the radiator, so the labor cost you were given should not really be that high. The radiator on your vehicle costs more than the labor on this job and, again, the labor...
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i replaced my input sensor and my output sensor and my transmission still doesnt change. Gears
Hi there. If you've recently replaced input and output sensors, it's possible that the electrical harness attached to these parts, the ECU or internal problems inside the transmission are causing this problem. Before you replace any more parts, it would...
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Approximately what size belt would I need without my a.c. compressor 06 c230
My guess is that your compressor has failed and the price of a new one is prohibitive. Without the compressor the angle of belt may or may not work but you'll just have to explore that. There is not a...
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Does the PCM in my 2000 Chrysler Cirrus have to be reprogrammed after replacement?
The repair information from Chrysler says an OEM level scan tool must be used to update the mileage and VIN number in the replacement PCM. If this is not done, a diagnostic trouble code (DTC) will be set. You'll want...
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Multiple issues
Hi There, The shift solenoid is one of the components that the transmission uses to effectuate the shifting of your transmission. As you know, automatic transmissions use pressurized hydraulic fluid to change gears. Every time a gear change is required,...
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Hello thinking about buying a 2002 jaguar x type 2.5l automatic 180000 miles
I would suggest checking the Kelly Blue Book website with specifics related to your zip code as market prices of cars vary by zip code. This will give you a baseline for determining whether or not the car is within...
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New computer works fine, but the car is idling at 3000 rpm
Hi there. Anytime you install a new PCM or ECU, it needs to be reprogrammed by a dealership as they are the only ones with the correct software to complete this process any longer. If the relearn process is not...
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Tainted gas repair and routine spark plugs replace, $2500, is this fair?
That seems a little extreme. It helps to know what kind of contamination you are talking about. For instance, if the car was vandalized and someone has put sugar in the gas tank, then you will probably have to do...
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What parts do I need if I'm getting a few codes
Hi there. To be honest, with the information you've provided, the list of parts you would need to possibly resolve these codes would include more than 50 individual components. An error code might be related to a specific system (like...

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