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Car will not fully start
Hi there: In most cases when the car won't start unless you apply throttle it is caused by a faulty fuel pump or fuel pump relay. However, it could also be a fuel injector or throttle body that is clogged...
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Vehicle does not move when put into gear
A vehicle that won't move in any gear indicates either the transmission is low on fluid, or there is an internal problem. The electronic transmission controls can essentially be ruled out. The 4F50N transmission found in your vehicle has some...
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Transmission problems
HI there. Unfortunately a failed transmission is a common problem on this vehicle. Most of the time when these issues occur it is because the transmission needs to be replaced or rebuilt. If your transmission was low enough and if...
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Some one put sugar in my 2000 Ford Taurus and I didn't know I ran my car for a little while until it started to turnLike when r u
The first thing to do is to remove the fuel tank and fill tube. Have the tank and tube flushed out. Replace the fuel filter and disconnect all the lines and flush all the lines out with water and then...
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Window switch is not functioning in my 2002 Mazda Tribute
Hello. If your power windows are not functioning through the driver side window switch then it is likely that the switch has failed. Window switches have internal contacts that can break or wear out, which can result in the switch...
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Car dies at 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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i have 3 code on my car P0431, P0174, P0305
Noise in exhaust systems occurs due to leaks as well as internal failure of the baffles in the muffler or resonator. So, just because there are no leaks, doesn't mean the exhaust system will be noise free. An [engine/exhaust noise...
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My AC is only blowing through the defrost vent and rear defrost doesn't work.
Hi there. The blend doors on your vehicle are operated by a vacuum hose. Check the vacuum lines to the engine and see if any of them are broken, has a hole, or is disconnected. Check the vacuum hose on...
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How much would it cost to fix everything?
Sent to CS for billing question about removing dents in a door and fixing a door that is stuck.
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rear window won't work
Hello. Thank you for writing in. With a new switch and motor, your issue is either electrical or mechanical. There may be a damaged wire that is cutting off the power supply to the motor. If this is the case,...
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witch solenoid causes the drive & revers to go out in the transmission
If the transmission is not engaging in drive or reverse, that is probably a valve body fault, for example with the manual valve in the valve body. Of course, double check the adjustment of the shift linkage so that you...
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A/c controls go in and out and now when i turn the car off and take the keys out, the lights are still on. Honda accord 2000.
Hi there: Most of the time, this issue is caused by an electrical relay that has been damaged. It's possible that during your radio swap, this may have caused an electrical issue with your AC system. However, it's also possible...
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alternator replaced 2 weeks ago and now transmission fluid bubbled and leaked all over the drive
Replacing the alternator does not implicate the transmission. These are completely unrelated vehicle systems. I suppose it is possible that a Mechanic could have added fluid, and to the wrong level, without your permission. Overfilling, as well as under filling,...
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Van turns over but wont crank
Hi there. Assuming, the engine ran fine prior to replacing the "front?" crankshaft seal, leads me to believe the reassembly process was incorrectly performed. Rechecking timing marks and correcting the alignment may resolve the no start condition. It would be...
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Loud whining noise, thick white smoke, and than car dies.
Hello. From what you describe it would appear that your vehicle may be experiencing possible mechanical or engine management issues. If these issues began after servicing the spark plugs and wires I would recommend verifying that the plugs are not...
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I was told I needed a tune up got the spark plugs and the coil pack but it still misfire.
Engine misfires can be caused by many different problems and are generally caused by either a spark or fuel issue or in some cases, a combination of both. Spark related problems generally will result from things like ignition coils, crankshaft...
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Engine misfiring.
Although this is a common issue on this generation of the Lincoln LS model, engine misfires can be caused by many different problems and are generally caused by either a spark or fuel issue or in some cases, a combination...
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I have a 2002 Ford Taurus SES with no manuals. WhT type fuel filter does it take.
The fuel filter should be a YF1Z-9155-CA. This is Ford part number. Any parts store will have application for the replacement aftermarket filter.
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Looks like antifreeze is old but heater blows warm air to be confortable but not hot could it be caused by old antifreeze
The heater core may be partly clogged from debris. Have the engine checked to make sure the engine is at operating temperature. If engine is not hot enough then replace thermostat, flush heater core by disconnecting coolant lines and running...
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Location of evap control solenoid
According to the manual it states the location of the purge control valve is connected between the intake manifold and the vapor line to the carbon canister under left side of vehicle behind drivers door. Follow the vapor pipe from...

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