Showing articles & questions for topic
V6-2.7L

Related questions

Question
car is not cranking, wont start.
Usually when the car will not crank but has power to other systems, the starter is a possible cause of this issue. Considering that you have had the vehicle for 9 years and never changed the battery, it is also...
Question
My car feels like its a washing machine until it just dies out 2007 Kia Optima
Hello. This can be caused by a number of issues. I typically will start by scanning the computer for codes. Any codes can help to determine where the problem is. It can be as simple as a bad ignition coil...
Question
New battery, car wont start or even turn over
Hello, I would recommend double checking all of the connections to make sure you have power to other things like lights and other accessories, etc. This will confirm that the battery is supplying power to the car. If the accessories...
Question
2006 dodge magnum, car squeals on start up and gets louder when the heat/a/c is turned on? one mechanic said idler arm? isnt this
There are several possible causes for a squealing noise in the area around the belt. The belt may be compromised and beginning to fail, the tensioner may be worn out and unable to keep proper tension on the belt and...
Question
Is a Oil Filter Housing Repairable?
The oil filter housing is mounted to the engine with a special shape oring. If the housing is damaged then it should be replaced however it does not go bad unless it got damaged.
Question
why won't my overdrive work
Hi there. The overdrive clutches in the transmission could be slipping causing the transmission not to shift into overdrive. I recommend seeking out a professional, such as one from Your Mechanic, to help you diagnose your transmission.
Question
Serpentine belt is rubbing on the engine cover at the belt tensioner pulley 2004 Hyundai Tiburon
Hi there - I would start by doing a visual inspection of the serpentine belt, and the pulleys - are they visually in line? If not, which pulley is out of line in the direction of the engine cover? Are...
Question
Fixed sparkplugs/ ignition coils now another dashboard light help!
Hi there. The scanner doesn't actually provide a diagnosis; only codes that technicians can use for direction of the malfunction and data to support the diagnostic process. If those lights came on after the last repair, go back over all...
Question
Serpentine Belt Keeps Breaking
The serpentine belt is driven by the crankshaft pulley and, in turn, that belt drives a variety of pulleys and accessories, such as the power steering pump, alternator, a/c compressor and so forth. The belt rides along one or more...
Question
Brakes gradually tighten on all four wheels while driving and not applying the brake pedal
Hi there. Sounds like the vacuum check valve on the brake booster is stuck. I recommend replacing the vacuum check valve and the brakes will work normally. If you need further assistance with your brakes sticking, then seek out a...
Question
Can I add Lucas oil "transmission fix" to my transmission fluid to see if it helps my issue.
Adding an additive to the transmission to try and fix a problem will not work in most instances and should only be used as a last resort before getting a transmission overhaul.
Question
Changed a 15amp dome fuse and now my car dies when changing gear into drive or park
Hello. From what you describe it would appear that your vehicle may have experienced some sort of electrical issues. If there was power going through the circuit that you pulled the fuse from that may be why sparks occurred, and...
Question
Why does my tensioner for my serpentine belt only move about 3" on my 2003 Santa Fe
The tensioner on your vehicle should move more than this. You need to start by checking the drive belt routing. If the belt is not routed right then it will appear that the tensioner is not moving enough. If the...
Question
Where is the fuel filtet located on 2008 Kia Rondo LXV6
The fuel filter on your Rondo is actually located inside the fuel tank and is part of the fuel pump assembly. We could make some suggestions on what else could be causing the issues, if we had a little more...
Question
There is a red lightning bolt light that has came on my dash. What does this mean?
Hi there. The lightning bolt on the dash means that there is a problem with the electronic throttle control system in your vehicle. Get a code reader and scan the engine for any logged codes. The light may be on...
Question
Manual transmission won't go into any gears.
Hi there. It is possible that the transmission may have gotten into the wrong gear at the wrong time and could have damaged that counter shaft or the main shaft in the transmission. First drain the oil from the transmission...
Question
My car won't move til it is warmed up. Does this mean I need a new transmission
If the transmission has not been serviced in the last 3-4 years, a transmission service MAY help resolve the situation. I say it may help because fluid condition may be effecting fluid pressure within the transmission and it is changing...
Question
Shop says my coolant system hoses need to be replaced immediately. What does that mean? 2010 Chrysler 300
Hi there - your shop may be legitimately looking out for you by warning that your radiator/coolant hoses need replacement. They do "age" with both heat cycles (hot/cold/hot/cold) and time - ozone in the air damages all rubber over time....
Question
Is it my e-brake or my braking system? 2004 Kia Optima
Hello - if only the rear brakes were sticking when you tried to turn them by hand, that would be an emergency brake issue. If the front brakes are also sticking, that would be a frozen brake caliper problem. I...
Question
The clutch went out and i cant find one. Can I convert my transmission to an AWD?
Hi there. If you wanted to convert your transmission from a manual to an automatic all-wheel drive, then you will have to change the transmission from a manual to an automatic and change out the shifter from a manual shifter...

Need a mechanic?

Our certified mobile mechanics make house calls in over 700 U.S. cities. Fast, free online quotes for your car repair.

Get a quote

Post a question and get free advice from our certified mechanics.


Ask a question