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Windshield wipers not working.
The windshield wiper arms on these vehicle are prone to strip out and stop moving. The fix is to remove the wiper arm and inspect the splines on the are and the wiper shaft. Replace all the defective pieces. Most...
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White smoke
White smoke coming from the exhaust often times indicates a potentially failed cylinder head gasket. Since this impacts the compression in each cylinder, any loss of compression will result in the jerking or hesitation in acceleration you are describing. A...
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What can it be if its not the throttle body?
The throttle body is a common failure on Chrysler's, but there is another component that is key to the throttle system on your car. The gas pedal assembly has a sensor very similar to the throttle body and is an...
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The battery light on
The computer controls the charging system on this vehicle. If you already had an automotive mechanic check the vehicle and they seen the problem is in the computer causing the charging system problem then another mechanic like one from YourMechanic...
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Temperature gauge goes up and down
Hello. If the coolant temperature gauge is constantly fluctuating then the most common cause of this is a bad thermostat. If the thermostat is sticking or not opening and closing right then this will occur. It can also be a...
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Stalling at low speeds and idle.
You may have a dirty or failing idle air control valve. The idle air control valve reads the air intake as it is mixed with fuel prior to being injected into the engine at low speeds and at idle. Since...
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Speedometer doesn't work.
The signal output of the vehicle speed sensor should be confirmed on a scan tool. There is a plastic gear on the end of the sensor (sold separate from the sensor) and that plastic gear is turned by the transmission....
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Smoke coming from exhaust
Hello, it sounds like you may have a gasket or seal leaking on your car. Smoke in the exhaust could indicate 2 things: you're burning oil or you're burning coolant. If you're burning oil that usually means your valve seals...
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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...
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Rpm problem
Hi Ritchie. Thanks for contacting us today. The first thing you need to do is isolate the source of the RPM increase. It is possible that a vacuum hose was not correctly attached during the service, so I would recommend...
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Replace timing belt.
Camshaft and Crankshaft position sensors are somewhat common failures seen in the Hyundai Santa Fe, mainly due to the temperature abuse they both receive inside of the engine. From extreme hot when the engine runs, to very cool ambient temperature...
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p0340
Some of the common causes of Diagnostic Trouble Code P0340 include camshaft position sensor circuit wiring that is broken, shorted, or corroded; a camshaft position sensor circuit connector that is broken, shorted, or corroded; a faulty camshaft position sensor; a...
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Oil leaking from car
Hello, it sounds like you may have a gasket or seal leaking on your car. Smoke in the exhaust could indicate 2 things; you're burning oil or burning coolant. If you're burning oil that usually means your valve seals and...
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Oil leaking
Oil can leak from the valve cover gaskets, the oil pressure sending unit, the front and rear crankshaft seals, camshaft seals and through any o-ring that seals sensors to the block or head. It is possible to have multiple leak...
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My car won't start and it makes a clicking noise.
Based on the information you provided, it sounds like you may need to replace your starter. Your brakes should feel better once you get the vehicle started, unless you have a brake issue. The brake booster will provide about three...
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My car won't shift gears
Hi there. When this transmission starts sticking in gear like this it is typically the first sign of an internal transmission failure. The solenoid pack should not have to be installed prior to checking the transmission pressures to see if...
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My car is overheating and has a radiator leak
This can be caused by a number of things such as low coolant levels, a faulty thermostat, or a failing coolant fan switch. As you may know the coolant fan switch helps to maintain the proper coolant temperature by turning...
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My car is completely dead
If jump starting the car works, I would suspect the alternator is no longer charging and probably needs replacement. A mechanic should fully charge your battery before testing it and if the battery passes, get the alternator tested. I wouldn't...
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My car alarm is going off for no reason
Hi there. Check the sensibility of the car alarm. If the car alarm is set to a slight vibration and can pick up light vibrations, then check around the garage that would contribute to a light vibration. That may be...
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My AC
The evaporator is freezing up due to over-cooling. There is a thermistor on the evaporator (behind the glove box) whose function is to prevent the surface of the evaporator from getting below 32F and icing up. It should be cycling...

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