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05 XL-7 CAN FRONT CRANK SEAL BE REPLACED WITHOUT REMOVING TIMING COVER?
The seal has to be accessible (that is visible and there is enough room to pry it out) on removal and, as well, there has to be enough space to press it back in using an appropriate seal installation tool....
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Hi Ben my mom has a Suzuki xl-7. Two days ago the car began to make a loud sound and when accelerating it doesn't go very fast
Hi there. What you are describing is typically an indication a broken or cracked exhaust manifold or exhaust pipe downstream. The exhaust systems on cars, trucks and SUV's are finely tuned to expel exhaust gases from the combustion chamber and...
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My 06 cyshler 300 base idles bad in drive when stoped but drives good when moving
It is possible that diagnostic trouble codes have set and a mechanic should attempt to retrieve those codes first using an appropriate scan tool. When the engine is cold, the engine coolant temperature sensor must be working properly to signal...
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What would cause my shifter in my 2008 Dodge Avenger to feel sticky when moving it.
Hi there. Most of the time this will only occur if something was spilled into the shifter at one point in time or another. If a soda was spilled it will get very sticky over time and will cause this...
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There's a bolt broken off the rear upper control arm the cross member
It depends. If only a bolt needs to be replaced, the price "sounds" high but even that response is speculative because there might be a lot of disassembly work to get to the bolt and then, of course the wheel...
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My car switched gears by itself while I was driving.
Hi There, This sounds like a problem with the transmission range sensor, also known as the transmission position sensor. This sensor is responsible for sending data or input to the PCM relating to the transmission in order for the PCM...
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Hello. I think I need a radiator hose replacement. My 2006 Sebring was leaking coolant, then I heard a pop(not loud one but notic
A broken hose is plausible. Certainly, there is a large coolant leak. Regardless of whether the leak is due to a broken hose, or another cooling system component has failed, if you request radiator hose replacement - suspected leak ,...
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I had my oil pan gasket replaced and car is still leaking oil
Hello, thank you for writing in. An oil leak like this can be tricky. First know that the oil pan, by design, is the lowest component in the oil system, so that gravity will collect the oil in the pan...
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07 charger v6 wont move, like its in limp mode, will shift solenoid fix this? wont move in reverse. thinking shift solenoid, help.
The check engine light could mean diagnostic codes related to the transmission failure are available. If you request a check engine light diagnostic a mechanic could see if relevant codes have set and narrow the diagnostic for you. Check to...
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Im having issues with my 2003 hyundai sonata when I am on the freeway it sways to the right and left and kinda has a loose feeling
The first thing you want to do is check the tire pressure. A tire that is low by just a few PSI can cause the car to feel unstable. I've frequently had problems with new tires that leak because of...
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What will make the ac come on when you don't have it on?
Hi There, This may be related to a faulty blower motor or blower motor relay. Occasionally, the blower motor itself will wear out or become faulty working intermittently as the brush contacts inside the motor wear out. The blower motor...
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Do I have to remove timing chains to replace my water pump on a 2006 dodge magnum 2.7l
Yes, and for a professional to perform this repair requires 4 to 6 hours. The primary timing chain must be removed and of course that means the timing cover has to come off. There is lots of disassembly and the...
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do all cars need break pads
In some instances, your dad is kind of correct. Brake 'pads" are typical to disc brake systems which your vehicle does have at the front. Your rear brakes may be drum brakes. The friction material used with drum brakes is...
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What would cause 1st cylinder misfire, multiple misfire, all fuel injectors circuits open and o2 sensors heater circuit high on a 2008 Dodge Charger
Hello. It sounds like you may have the wrong parts installed on the car. Due to the fact that multiple people have worked on it you may have some parts that do not meet specifications. From what it sounds like...
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I have a leak in the front left side of my 2002 hyundai santa fe
What you are describing sounds like it could be a transmission fluid leak. I would suggest having the leak inspected and, if a repair is required, the mechanic can implement the repair right then and there. The service to request...
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My car system beeped with the low coolant warning light and went to cold and then it completely shut off
Hello. If the coolant was low enough and if the engine started to get hot then it will shut down. Hopefully the engine turned off before any damage occurred. If the coolant was that low then there is a leak....
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wastold my car was bad. Car started surging while in the middle of driving. Rpms jump back and fourth
Hello, thank you for writing in. We will break down the different issues, but at this point, you are likely looking at several hundred dollars in repairs, if not into the thousands. The most concerning part is the catalytic converter...
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I sprayed intake cleaner, and dodge intrepid started idle jumping and wont settle
If you sprayed cleaner into the MAF sensor when it was running then you may have damaged the sensor. If you have the sensor and intake inlet off and trying to run the engine then you will need to have...
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2003 Hyundai Sonata 2.7 v6. Hello my car randomly bucks / jerks at stop lights in drive and is way worse and constant when the ac is on.
Hi there. It sounds like your engine is misfiring. Check the spark plug and wires to see if they are firing. If the spark plugs are firing, then the fuel pump could have an issue or the injectors could be...

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