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I changed out the camshaft position sensor, the car is still stalling and hard to start. It now shows a different P code.
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Does 2009 rondo ex v6 have a fuel filter that needs replacing?
It appears that your vehicle only has a fuel filter that is mounted inside the fuel tank, with the fuel pump. This type is typically not serviceable.
Thermostat gasket replacement
Yes, you will be able to book a professional technician with YourMechanic to replace your thermostat. However, I wouldn't replace a gasket and not the thermostat because they come together and not separately. Plus, thermostats go out so often that...
Car won't start. It cranks but won't start.
Just a little note, the water pump is driven by the timing chain and not the fuel pump. Your fuel pump is in the fuel tank and may be the cause of the no start. If you have a full...
Is it bad to drive a car with a bad throttle body??
Hey there. This may not immediately affect your car's engine. However, it will continue to cause intermittent misfires and will gradually get worse. This may also have an impact on other parts as well since the missing cylinder will still...
What is the most common belt pulley bearing to fail?
Hello. In most cases, a worn or faulty bearing will produce a grinding or high-pitched whine. However, if you believe that a bearing may be the cause of your problem, then it is likely a bearing in one of the...
My car needs to have its brake pads changed and has a crank sensor problem
Hi there. Before we assume the root cause of the problem, there needs to be a proper diagnosis performed. There is nothing more costly than replacing parts that are not needed or a misdiagnosis resulting in unnecessary parts being replaced....
Question about a potential buy (2003 Hyundai Tiburon)
Just by looking at the photos, I notice the mileage is very low for the vehicles age. They say the door handle that is broke in picture is replaced. The clutch has been replaced. The seats look rough in the...
The speedometer, odometer, and tachometer aren't working
Hello and thank you for contacting Your Mechanic. When the technician replaced the alternator, then they could have crossed the wires or caused a spark making the electrical system have a surge. In this case, you should check your fuse...
My car wouldn't start after battery was just replaced my car cd player is running after I turn the car off
Your CD player definitely should not be running after the key is off and out of the car. It will certainly drain your battery. So the good news is you can be reasonably certain about what is killing your battery....
My car is having starting issues - 2002 Hyundai Sonata
Hi there. From the description you have provided, your vehicle's start and stall may be more serious due to the knock you hear. Assuming the engine does not have a mechanical problem (e.g., collapsed or worn piston skirt, connecting rod...
The engine is making a ticking noise I would like to what it might be
Ticking or knocking sounds typically come when the engine has been ran low on oil for a period of time or if the engine has had the wrong oil in it. I would recommend checking your oil level to ensure...
Any suggestions for an intermittent starting issue?
Assuming no air leaks and/or EGR system problems such as a stuck open valve, if your car won't start without spraying a volatile, flammable substance (starter fluid for example) into the intake, that means there is a problem with the...
Won't shift up or down in manual mode.
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Key turns freely in the ignition but won't start the vehicle. Accessory power remains on unless the battery is disconnected.
The ignition switch or linkage to the switch is broken. The ignition switch needs to have the small linkage from the back side of the key lock cylinder to turn the switch to start and run the vehicle. Have the...
My car keeps giving misfire cylinder 5
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My car is making a new power steering pump noise
It may be possible that the smaller belt is putting too much additional stress on the pump itself forcing it to work harder than it needs to. This can cause this kind of whining sound just as a pump does...
Speed sensor keeps going bad and Check Engine Light is on.
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My car will not start and it is not the starter. What could it be?
Hi there. Usually a clicking sound is an indication that not enough power is being sent to the starter to engage the motor. This can be caused by a bad starter relay, a battery that has lost cold cranking amps,...
My oil light keep combing on
The oil pressure light on indicates a drop in oil pressure. A cold engine with cold oil will generally have higher oil pressure because the cold oil is thicker. Once the oil warms up, it can get thinner and cause...

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