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When I turn my signal lights on the hazard lights come on instead
Hi There, It sounds like you may have a couple of potential problems such as a faulty turn signal indicator switch or potentially a faulty turn signal flasher. The flasher unit is an electrical unit that is usually located under...
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Overheating
It sounds like you may have a blown cylinder head gasket causing the motor to overheat. The smoking you describe may be related to the steam produced as a result of the coolant being burned in the motor. A blown...
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shifting
Hi there. Sometimes cheaper costs you more money in the long run. This is the case when it comes to transmission replacement. If you are planning to keep the vehicle for an extended period of time, then purchasing a new...
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HI I have a 99 Audi A6 The radio lights are not working also the AC lights
You could be right about a fuse, or it could go deeper. There are two circuits for the console lights, one makes them go dimmer when you turn on the headlights. That's why things change when the headlights are on....
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Car Wash Incident
It's possible especially if there was an impact to the transmission at the time that the engine cover was damaged. The vehicle should be inspected for ALL damage (not just damage to the cover). To draw a tighter (causal) connection...
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My 06 Cadillac cts has a p0018 reading code engine is turning but won't start what the estimated cost of repair
Hi there. The error code you've listed, P-0018 is the OBD-II generic code indicating that the camshaft position sensor A for bank 2 does not correlate to the signal from the crankshaft position sensor. This component is needed to ensure...
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Running fine. Decided to change fuel injector o rings an now won't start. Instalation was a success. Changed battery, starter, m
Hi there. One of the biggest problems with trying to diagnose a non-start issue remotely is that it's hard to get all the facts about what was removed or replaced. In most cases, when you complete multiple replacements as you've...
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My 1989 pontiac firebird has not been staying turned on once i crank it up, i changed my battery, fuel filter, and fuel pump
Hi there. When a car will start but shortly die afterwards, it is typically due to a a fuel system component; ranging from a mass air flow sensor, fuel pump relay or simply fuel injectors or the throttle body that...
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Replacing O2 sensor 2000 Audi A4 v6
Hi There, The O2 sensor is an oxygen sensor that is located in a couple of places in your exhaust system. There should be one prior to the catalytic converter and one after the catalytic converter. You may also hear...
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I need a alignment done on the 1989 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera
Unfortunately due to the mobile nature of our technicians, yourmechanic.com cannot not perform wheel alignments. Most reputable chain auto repair centers can perform a quality wheel alignment at a reasonable price. Also, some smaller neighborhood repair ships may have the...
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can not find the transmission control module it is not on either side of front floor i have a 1997 audi a6 quattro
For the transmission control module for the 1997 A6 the control module is under right carpet inside the module box. You have to remove cover to access the transmission and engine control modules.
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2000 passat driver door all of the sudden will not open from the inside or outside. Whats an easy fix?
Hi there. When you pull the inner or outer handle, a cable attached to a rod moves. Depending on the setup, this either pulls or pushes the door latch mechanism, tripping it open. The latch unclasps from around the metal...
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Should I straight pipe because my cat is broken
I'm sorry to say, you're just going to have to bite the bullet and get new catalysts. The same thing happened to my own car just a few months back. That's usually what happens at about the mileage you have...
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Odd wistling noise about above 2 rpms my cats are going can it be that .
Hi There, If your vehicle is a non-turbo, the whistling sound is likely the Secondary air pump coming on when you first start the car to stabilize the air/fuel mixture and to pump additional air into the exhaust system to...
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Heat not air condition work in my car . Just blows out fan air.
Adding refrigerant is a tricky business. You can't find the leaks until you put refrigerant in to begin with and if there are no leaks there isn't really any way to tell how much is the correct amount to put...
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I believe you answered the question for me on a post i just read about my vehicle not starting. I bought a new battery, i turned t
Hi there. Typically when you buy a new battery and the car will not start, and you don't have power to accessories like the radio, lights and other, it's due to one of three possible issues; the battery cables are...
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When I attempt to start my car it turns over revs to about 1100 rpm and then goes back down and shuts off
Hi there. Sometimes this is caused by an obstruction of debris in the fuel system, while in other instances, damage to the mass air flow sensor or idle control valve can cause this problem as well. The best way to...
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Car starts but want stay running
Check for diagnostic trouble codes. If no codes have been stored, you can consider the typical causes for immediate stalling which are a faulty mass airflow sensor, faulty engine coolant temperature switch/sensor (typically at cold start only), faulty camshaft or...
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1984 ranger revving high before shifting into gear. Automatic Transmission
This may be a sign of a faulty MAP sensor as the vehicle responds adversely to a load put on the motor (i.e. putting it in gear, making turns (which makes use of the power steering pressure switch) turning on...
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I hav a 1997 Audi a 6 Quattro need to know where the kill switch is located
Hi there. Typically speaking, there isn't a "kill switch" on modern cars, trucks and SUV's. If you are trying to disable the power so you can complete repairs, you might want to buy a service and repair manual for your...

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