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Car Stalls when warm.
If you have not replaced the fuel pump module then this will be the most common cause of the vehicle stalling when hot.
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After changing many parts for maintenance recommended by my mechanic, car has a bad vibration when accelerating
Hi Paul. Thanks for sending the question tonight. To be honest, when wholesale replacement jobs like you've described are completed, multiple issues can be missed, incorrectly installed or even have compatibility issues that can lead to a vibration. If you...
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Won't start
Hello, thanks for writing in. From what you describe it would appear that your vehicle is experiencing some sort of engine performance or electrical issue. If the warning lights are on then I would scan the computer for trouble codes...
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Where is my coolant sensor
Hello, thanks for writing in about your Jeep Cherokee. The coolant temperature sensor for the gauge on your Cherokee should be on the back of the driver's side cylinder head. If you need some assistance with this, consider YourMechanic, as...
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My injectors are not pulsing.
Have the power and control circuits for the injectors been tested? If the injectors do have power, but no ground control from the computer to turn them on there may be a fault in the circuit or the electronic control...
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My car is vibrating during acceleration
Hello. There are a few things that can cause this. The most common on your vehicle is either a bad engine mount or CV axle. I start by making sure that the Check Engine Light is not on. This lets...
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Check Engine light on
The powertrain control module (PCM) takes inputs from dozens of sensors. It then uses this information to control outputs such as fuel delivery and emissions equipment. If the PCM detects a problem anywhere in the system it will illuminate the...
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Car won't start after getting gas
Hello. If this is occurring right after you get fuel then most of the time it is caused by a vent valve or purge valve that is sticking open. Most of the time it is a purge valve problem. This...
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Car will not start.
Since you replaced some things already we can certainly rule those out. When you replaced the fuel pump did you replace the filter also? a clogged fuel filter can certainly make the car act this way. Also, considering the age...
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Car stalls Randomly
You will need to have computer tested to see if it has codes for a sensor issue like a crank or cam sensor. If there is no sensor codes then the most common failures are the fuel pump module and...
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Car Stalling randomly
This engine does not have a fuel pump module so the most common cause is the fuel pump in the fuel tank is going bad. When it heats up it is seizing and stalling the engine. Replace pump and filter....
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Car overheating
The first thing you need to look at is coolant level. If the level is low, you have a leak. The system cannot operate properly without the proper amount of coolant to circulate. Look for obvious signs of leaks, if...
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Car is stuttering while accelerating
Hesitation can be caused by a number of components even if the check engine light is not on. A bad mass airflow sensor, coolant sensor, throttle position sensor, ignition coil or module, or even a fuel delivery issue. If an...
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Brake not working
The description given is rather vague. I'm not sure to what extent or in what way your right rear brake doesn't work. However, a brake problem that is exclusive to one wheel is usually caused by a faulty brake caliper....
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Air conditioner
You need to take it to a different mechanic to have a diagnosis. You either leaked out the refrigerant or the system was overcharged. Have the pressures checked. The sealer will not seal a leak in an evaporator or a...
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ABS Light on
Hi. The anti-lock braking system (ABS) is designed to pump the brake system for the driver in the event of a panic stop. This prevents wheel lock ups and helps maintain vehicle control. The ABS system uses a control module...
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Car stalls when warm
This may be a sign of a faulty ignition coil. Ignition coils are coated with a varnish-like insulation that becomes brittle over time after being stretched then contracted repeatedly. The insulation develops small fractures that open when heated and close...
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My car ran out of gas, and now it will not crank
Sounds like a series of unfortunate events. Cars made in this century have the fuel pumps in the tank. The fuel passes through the inside of the pump motor and serves to cool and lubricate the pump while it is...
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I have a 2006 cadillac cts 2.8L. Swapped the motor only after rocker arms a d other issues. I now have the motor in and it won't s
Hey Chris. Thanks for sending the question tonight. Unfortunately, anytime the OEM engine is replaced, it pretty much falls outside of our areas of expertise. We stick to providing advice on common repairs, maintenance and service recommendations for original OEM...

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