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My car is not starting.
It is possible there may be a loose connection somewhere that is not allowing the power to flow properly. Often this can be caused by a loose ground fastener or a broken battery cable connection. Consider hiring an experienced technician...
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just got a transmission replaced in my 95 dodge avenger, left the garage with it today and it wont shift out of first
Hi there. Unfortunately, without knowing what the garage actually or what they removed, it's hard to tell you what may be causing this issue. Typically an automatic transmission will not have issues shifting unless two problems exists. First, the transmission...
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What ur thoughts are on a 2.5L Es Stratus. Nothing specific, just in general
Hi...thank you for your question and I will try to help you. The preferred fuel pump for your car would be supplied by either OEM (dealer), Denso or Bosch. The Denso pump (Part No. 953-3028), which is from a known...
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Can I have
Hi there. I'm not sure as to which component you are asking for a price quote. Before you decide to have parts replaced, you might want to read this article on the P0016 OBD-II trouble code as it will tell...
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Is it true that if a fuel pump fails, it will not show up on a diagnostic report until it completely fails?
Hi There, Unfortunately, there is no sure indicator to know whether or not the fuel pump failure would show up prior to it failing completely, however when it begins to fail, usually there will be a fuel pressure fluctuation, which...
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What is the average time for this procedure
Hi there. A professional mechanic that has secured the right tools, supplies and materials to complete these jobs should complete them in less than 10 service hours on a 2000 Chrysler Sebring.
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Hello, i had my head gasket repaired and after 8 months it has started making white smoke come from exhaust again and I can smell
Hello, thank you for writing in. With white smoke coming from the exhaust, the smell of coolant, and the (very likely although unmentioned) lowering of the coolant level, it is quite apparent that the coolant is making its way passed...
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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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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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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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PO402 Excessive gas recirculation code
Hi there - while a cracked exhaust tube of any sort is a problem that needs to be addressed, I don't think it's related to your P0402 code. P0402 indicates excess exhaust flow into the intake - probably caused the...
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My ford contour 2.5 litre v6 1998 model is losing coolant, When the engine is hot steam rises from the right hand front of the en
Hello, thank you for writing in. While the head gasket is a common place for older vehicles to leak coolant, there are some places you will want to check first. For example, the water pump which is the heart of...
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Heat only works when im pressing the gas sometimes
Hi There, I would suggest first checking your coolant level to be sure there is sufficient coolant in the radiator as this is what flows through the heater core which is what generates the heat you fee inside the cab...
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My brake lights will not come on. I replaces the fuse, bulbs, and the switch - still nothing. 2001 Mazda 626
Hi there - it is still possible that the brake light switch has to be adjusted, or that there is a problem with the wiring to the brake lights. You have certainly done a great job attacking all the logical...
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Car starts but keeps dying
It sounds like you may have a dirty or faulty idle control valve or potentially a fuel pressure problem. The idle air control valve monitors the air intake as it is mixed with fuel prior to being injected into the...
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Cylinder #4 misfire
Hello, As you know, the code related to misfire #4 means that cylinder #4 has a misfire, which can happen for many different reasons such as imbalanced air/fuel mixtures, a faulty injector to that cylinder or possibly an air leak...
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Where is the water pump on a 2004 Jaguar X Type?
The water pump is in the back of the engine above the transmission. You will have to remove the battery to gain access to the water pump. If you need further assistance with replacing the water pump, then seek out...
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Crankshaftpositionsensor
A failed crankshaft position sensor can cause symptoms like this. When you crank the engine, the engine control unit looks for a signal from the crankshaft position sensor to determine where each cylinder is. When the signal is received, the...
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Vehicle purchase
Hi There, As you know, Land Rover makes a fantastic product and like any other vehicle requires a scheduled maintenance schedule in order to keep it in goo working order. I would suggest checking the Kelly Blue Book value relative...
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My wheel is almost impossible to turn and I can not drive the car because of it .
You should check the power steering fluid to see if the fluid leaked out from a leak. If fluid is low then refill reservoir and start and turn wheel back and forth slow to see if steering gets better and...

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