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We changed the alternator and battery and it ran for 24 hours and now it's doing the same thing and will run for 2 mins and die
Hello, and thank you for writing in. The vehicle may be having issues with the wiring, or it may be an issue with the replacement starter. Start by checking the condition of the starter cables, the battery's ground connection, and...
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what does it mean when your car looses it pwer when your driving
Hello, thank you for writing in. Overheating the engine does major damage, and at a point will ruin the engine. Be careful to not overheat the engine and get this resolved ASAP. The vehicle is likely suffering from issues with...
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I had my crank sensor and cam sensor changed last March, supposedly it went out in August and was changed again.
Hi, we will be happy to help how we can. Your vehicle should not have been handled like that. I can't imagine the level of stress you've been enduring. A faulty computer will not cause a timing chain to go...
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The code I get for the O2 sensor reads Bank 2 is that the upper or lower sensor and where on the engine is that located? 2008 Kia Rondo
Hello - Bank 2 the cylinder group (or "Bank") that does NOT contain cylinder #1. (Conversely, Bank 1 is the group of cylinders or "bank" of the engine that contains cylinder #1) On your engine, Bank 2 would be the...
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Why do I continue to have a burning oil and fuel smell in my 2009 Dodge Charger
Hello. This can be caused by a number of things. If you continue to have leaks in the engine then there may be too much pressure built up in the engine. This is usually caused by excessive blow by due...
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Checked starter replaced ECM checked alternator start just clicks and fuel gauge goes down
Hi there. What tests did you perform on the starter, alternator, and battery? What were the results versus manufacturer specifications? Why did you replace the ECM? Was the battery tested using a digital battery tester that provides current voltage, cold...
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I can't find the correct stereo wiring diagram . I have two gray cords and a pink cord that's not connected to anything .
Hello, thank you for writing in. Wiring diagrams for your vehicle should be relatively the same as other vehicle similar to yours. See if you can find one that matches for another model or year. If your stereo is lacking...
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Starting slow
Hello, thank you for writing in. The first thing we need to determine is if the slow crank is due to an engine issue or if the starter is running slow. As a starter fails, it may produce a slow...
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Wheel bearing replacement
Hi...the rear bearing in your application is only available as an integral part of the unitized hub assembly. The wheel bearing is contained within that assembly and there is no way to replace the bearing apart from replacing the whole...
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What Is Going On?
The only way to be certain is to have the cooling system inspected. Head gaskets can leak externally as well as internally. If they are leaking internally, generally you will see a whiteish smoke from the tail pipes. Running hot...
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Brake pads fixed, parking brake, car won't start.
If the parking brake warning light is on and yet the parking brake is disengaged, that typically means that the switch is stuck. If the warning light yo are seeing though relates to the brakes generally, that could mean the...
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Gas pump continually shuts off on winter blend
Hi there. This is very odd and to be quite honest, has us stumped. Winter fuel blends are typically less refined or oxygenated to help fuel burn in colder weather climates. However, even under the best conditions, only about 80%...
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how to replace the serpentine drive belt
It is recommended that this repair be performed by a professional because all of the rotating elements, that is the bearing supported pulleys of which there are quite a few, should be inspected to be sure they turn freely and...
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Just want to know how much it would cost to get my lifters fixed?
Hello - unfortunately, this is not a service YourMechanic.com offers at this time. Thanks for thinking of us though!
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Once engine is warmed up (3-4miles) car stalls at intersections and won't stay running.
Hi there. The correct way to diagnose most mechanical problems like you are describing begins with a digital scanner inspection. This allows the mechanic to download any stored error codes and then pinpoint the source of the issue. Once codes...
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I think I blew the motor, I went through a deep puddle if water.
Hi there. If you see a hole in the bottom of the engine and oil is coming out and the engine will not crank over, then your vehicle has thrown a rod due to hydro locking a cylinder. The engine...
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Crankshaft positioning sensor location and easiest way to change
This engine has a crankshaft sensor mounted in the transmission housing at the left rear of the engine.
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Engine won't stay cranked over.
Check the engine oil level to see if there is oil in the engine. If there is oil in the engine and the oil light is on, then you will need to tap into an oil gallery on the engine...
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The fuel pump relay and fuel pump have been replaced and the engine still doesn't receive fuel. 1995 Honda Accord
Hi there - the first thing to check is the fuses for the fuel pump and engine management computer - be sure they are good. Next step is to determine if you hear the fuel pump running, even if only...
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No crank no start. Crankshaft is stuck. Could it be the crankshaft sensor? 2007 Dodge Charger
Hi there - if you are unable to rotate the crankshaft, that is a serious problem. Perhaps the timing chain has broken, and jammed between the crankshaft sprocket and the timing chain cover? Check for problem codes, whether the Check...

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