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I accidentally put diesel in a gas tank and drove like for 2 blocks.then it stoped.it does start up but does it completely. And si
The fuel system will have to be thoroughly cleaned and that's about it. A gasoline engine will not run on diesel. Your car was running during those 2 blocks on the gasoline that was in the fuel lines. Once the...
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New battery alternator and starter car ran for an hour then stalled and won't crank back up battery is dead
The term "short circuit" is probably the most overused term in technology, but I think it might apply in your case. It sounds like there is some connection or device that is shorting you battery and charging system to ground...
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I have a Ford five hundred and the Engine brake will not release it is a foot pedal brake and the release is the pedal aslo can an
If you request parking brake malfunction diagnostic/repair service, the responding certified mechanic will get this diagnosed and resolved, right at your location. These systems can seize and bind but the exact remedy will just depend on what has gone wrong...
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My car starts then shuts right off
The first thing to check for in a case like this is air leaks. Any air that gets into the engine without going through proper channels will lean out the system and cause problems like this. Look under the hood...
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Locating TCM on 2000 saturn ls2
The TCM is in the right rear of engine compartment. The first thing to check after putting in a new good battery and checking the charging system is to see if any fuses are blown for the TCM. The engine...
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I just replaced my alternator in my Toyota. My car starts up fine but I notice when I’m driving that out of no where I push the
Hi Kyle. Thanks for contacting us today. I'm not sure whether or not the alternator replacement has anything to do with this symptom. However, it is possible that during the removal, an electrical fault may have disabled a transmission speed...
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I have a transmission on a 95 ford ranger automatic and i can't find the spot for the speed sensor. Its not the stock tranny.
Hi Patrick. Thanks for the question today. Unfortunately, if this is not the OEM transmission, it's hard for us to tell you where the speed sensor is located - since we don't know the identity of the transmission.
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On my 2009 Ford Escape, the steering wheel vibrates/shakes harshly when car is turned on & continues while in P, D, R, N, all gear
Hi Tiffany. Thanks for contacting us today. There are several moving parts that comprise the steering and suspension system on your Ford Escape. One or a few of them could be loose or damaged and be causing this issue. However,...
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2003 Saturn Vue. Cannot get car to turn over. Will crank but not run. Have replaced 2 computers, battery, alternator, multiple sen
Be sure the issue is not old or contaminated gasoline and that there is adequate fuel in the tank. Past three months, gas starts to become suspect. Measure the actual fuel pressure on the fuel rail. If fuel pressure is...
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I have a Lexus ES300 2003, It makes a very loud noise when I drive it.
The exhaust may have a bad flex pipe and leaking exhaust and should have the system inspected.
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car starting jerk while stopped at the light but when i start to drive it goes away
Hi Mike. Thanks for contacting us. There are a few possible reasons why you're experiencing these symptoms. First and most common is that a vacuum line has not been installed correctly after removal of the water bypass outlet (which isn't...
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Replaced right side shock absorber know tire rubs lateral arm 2006 Ford five hundred
To determine the exact fault, as well as why this has occurred, the vehicle will have to be inspected first hand. There are too many possibilities, and too many components to inspect, to speculate without seeing exactly what you have....
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When in high RPMs engine drops in power and feels like it’s misfiring
A real time scanner is necessary to look at actual engine operating data and that will usually reveal enough clues to pinpoint the fault. Although the throttle control system is a common trouble area with reduced power or loss of...
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Traction Control light cuts on and off and my car will not accelerate over 40mph
If the traction control light has come on, there may be stored trouble codes and those codes will help resolve this. The loss of power you are experiencing may just be coincidental to the rear brake work. If the rear...
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I have a 2000 Ford Ranger with a blown head gasket. I put some thing called fiberlock that is a head gasket
Darlene: It is a fable. The only approved repair for a head gasket leak on your vehicle, according to the exhaustive instructions provided by Ford Motor Company in the Factory Service Manual, is to remove the old gasket and replace...
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Temperature was fluctuating then overheated then blew coolant every where, what do you thinknthe problem is
The reason the heat was working intermittently is once the coolant starts boiling within the cooling system, the boiling action creates an impediment to normal coolant circulation to and through the heater core. So, ironically, even as the engine is...
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I need a diagram to where all the vacuum hoses go on a 2001 ford escape 3.0
Hi Christopher. Thanks for the question today. Unfortunately, we can't help you here, since we can't attach files or images to this platform. You should contact a local Ford dealership service or parts department, as they should be able to...
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Do I have disk brakes on all wheels on a 2004 Honda Accord sedan and if changing pads and rotors should I change all 4 at the same
Your car should have 4 wheel disc brakes and you would need to have all of them checked for replacement. They do not always get replaced at the same time. The front brakes usually get replaced twice as much as...
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No crank no start this it’s ignition switch
Hi Jaclynn. Thanks for contacting us today. Based on what you're describing, it's quite possible that you have a damaged ignition switch or faulty ignition relay. To know for certain, an on-site inspection by a professional mechanic can help diagnose...
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The other day I was driving my 2003 Ford 500 limited and the whole car began to shake it didn’t feel like it was shifting right
It sounds like you might be having an electrical issue. I would recommend having your alternator inspected by a qualified professional to determine if it is functioning properly. Alternator failures can cause multiple electrical symptoms that are abnormal.

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