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Check engine light on, engine knocking, loss of power, and coolant leaking.
Hi there. Grab a flashlight and look under the vehicle for where the coolant leak is coming from. Either there is a gasket, hose, or freeze plug that is leaking causing the coolant to leak or the engine has cracked....
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Broken regulator on driver side.
Hi There, As you know, the power window regulator is operated by the power window motor as the switch is activated. The regulators can often times get stuck or in some cases break. Please contact our service department to schedule...
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Dashboard lights comes on after being parked causing battery to run down
Hi There, It sounds like you may have a faulty connection or potentially a corroded wiring problem causing the power to the dash instruments to be powered on this way or potentially a faulty ignition switch. The dash lights should...
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Brain rattling shaking when accelerating a little harder like up hill but not when cruising normally & car starts/idles fine
Hi There, Engine mounts can certainly cause a vibration when accelerating and may also cause a slight vibration at other times as well depending on the severity of their condition and where they may be damaged. Engine mounts are generally...
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Neutral safety switch
Hi There, It sounds like you may have a neutral safety switch that may be malfunctioning. Your vehicle has something called a neutral safety switch that will prevent the vehicle from starting when it is in any gear position other...
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Car almost stalled, steering wheel locked up, all lights on dashboard came on, pushed gas pedal and nothing happened.
Hi there. When the engine is stalling and sputtering, this is an indication that the fuel system has lost pressure. Check the fuel pump relay and see if it is hot and if its clicking on when the key is...
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Gas gauge isn't working. Sometimes the speedometer and the temperature gauge doesn't work. Limited lights around gauges and radio.
Hi there. The dashboard lights are burned out in the dash and the dimmer switch could be worn causing the lights to be weak. The gauges that seldom fail to work is most likely a loose wire in the dash...
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I can't pass smog because the NO ppm is just a little high. What are the problems? Can you help me please?
Hi there. When an engine burns fuel mixed with oxygen in the combustion chamber, carbon monoxide, unburned hydrocarbons, and oxides of nitrogen NOx. NOx is a generic term for the nitrogen oxides that are most relevant for air pollution, namely...
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What does my car start shaking when idling 1997 Ford Taurus
Hello. This can be caused by a number of things. Most of the time the issue is caused from a vacuum leak in the engine or a failure in the idle control valve. This is only true if the issue...
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Hi there! I have a 2003 Camry v6 3.0. I have a C1336 code that says Zero point calibration of yaw rate sensor undone. I've tried r
Hi there. You might want to watch this video on completing the calibration. It's a manual test that is related to Toyota vehicles.
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Negative battery terminal sparks/smokes no power to car
Hi there. Check the condition of the starter wires when they were installed. See if the small remote wire on the starter solenoid is touching the main battery cable wire on the starter solenoid. If these two wires were to...
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I went to check fluids on my 2002 Ford Taurus and got to the radiator overflow opened it and it has black like oil inside of it I 2002 Ford Taurus
Hello - check the oil pressure with an actual gauge. The oil pressure switch that controls that warning comes on when oil pressure drops to about 5 psi - a dangerously low pressure reading for your engines health. I also...
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Starter noise
Hi There, It sounds like the starter may not be properly aligned resulting in the starter gear not properly aligning with the flywheel when you turn the key. As you know, when you turn the key and the starter solenoid...
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I got antifreeze leaking out the side of my engine but can't see where it's coming from
Hello, thank you for writing in. The leak if that severe is likely going to be easy to spot if you can watch it while it is leaking. You can use water for this kind of observation. Refill the engine...
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My battery light comes on when braking and every once in a while while driving?
Hi there. Sounds like a battery terminal is loose and becomes slightly disconnected when the car is shifted forward during braking. Check the battery cables and make sure that they are tight on the battery terminals. If the battery cables...
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My car started to shake on me while i was driving and the smell of gas was coming out, but everything else was fine.
Hi there. There could be a dozen different causes for an engine shaking or the smell of gasoline. If the two are related, it's likely that you have a fuel leak from a fuel line or a fuel system component;...
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I've replaced the power steering pump and bled the system, but I continue to get leakage at top of the reservoir.What causes fluid
Hi there. Usually when the power steering reservoir is leaking, it is due to a seal or gasket being damaged or the cap is not properly installed. Unfortunately, this is usually a situation that will require you to replace the...
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Hi Casey I would like to know more about ignition coil for example heavy duty vs normal...thank you for your answer
The best ignition coils for your vehicle are the OEM Ford (dealer supplied) coils. There is no distinction between a regular versus heavy duty coil. If you elect to use an aftermarket coil, pick a reputable name brand from a...
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Hi I have an 2001 Infiniti i30 and when I put it in drive it starts to shake and when I start driving it starts shaking and rumbl
Hi there. There are many sources that cause vibration, and if a single component designed to dampen that fails, you’ll feel it. Motor mounts, transmission mounts, suspension bushings are just a few of the things that are designed to minimize...
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My car is slow to start
Hi there. Typically what you are describing is an indication that a tune up service is due. As the vehicle's ignition and fuel system components age, they will collect excessive levels of carbon deposits, which makes it more difficult to...

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