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Dash lights flashing. Not working
Hi there. If you are having problems starting your vehicle, it's likely due to a fault in the ignition or fuel system. Sometimes, these components can be electrically powered or sensors that will trigger error lights to illuminate on the...
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Did mechanic not refill radiator when doing flush?
Hi there. It definitely sounds like you may have experienced a low coolant concern. However, it is difficult to say when the low level occurred. There is also the possibility that the thermostat was indeed the source of the overheating;...
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EGR Flow
In order to get the nut loose you will have to use a crow foot with an extension and breaker bar to get it loose. The space is limited and this is the only way to break it loose. ...
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Transmission problems
A diagnostic is only meaningful if there is a specific identification of a part or parts that have failed, are worn out, defective or the like. The bearings in the differential that you refer to are not visible for inspection,...
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I just changed oil and I drove less than 200 miles and the dip stik show low oil levels
You may have not filled the oil completely after the oil change and the oil filter was filled. You need to make sure the oil is full by starting and running the engine for a minute after oil change and...
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Do i need to replace my crankshaft position sensor for my lexus es300 with an OEM or aftermarket parts
Hi there. The code scanner is just that, a code scanner/reader. It does not provide a diagnosis. The ECM in your car provides a code and data to aid in the diagnostic process; we wouldn't start pulling spark plugs for...
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My car idles poorly and loses power when I accelerate
Hi There, It sounds like you may have a dirty or failing idle air control valve causing your engine idle to fluctuate and eventually stall. The idle air control valve is a small valve on the engine's intake system that...
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My heater makes a really loud noise when its on.
The level of refrigerant in the air conditioning system would not affect the noise level of the blower motor. If you replaced the motor with an aftermarket (non OEM) motor that could create an issue in terms of the quality...
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Would radiator flush clean out the heatercor
The heater core may get a little cleaned if you use a flush and hold the rpms at about 1000 for 5 minutes with the heat on. If the heater core is completely clogged then you may not get any...
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i just changed oil and i drove less than 200 miles and the dip stik show low oil levels and there is no oil leak My car has 135000
Hi there. How much oil did you put in during the oil change? What is the specification? How do you know that there is no oil leak? The engine may have a leak that simply has not dripped and provided...
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I am finding it hard to believe that I am getting quoted $460 ford a rear bundle rear section evap system hose.
A problem, in your circumstance, is if you let you the check engine light stay illuminated, by failing to address this EVAP leak, you will not in the future get notice of new issues if they arise. Fault codes will...
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What are the most common reasons my car won't start?
Be sure any engine immobilizer system (security system) is not activated, thus preventing the car from starting. "New" batteries are not necessarily fully charged when you buy them over the counter. Consequently, it has to be confirmed that the battery...
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It seems like my battery won't charge but got it checked the other day and they said the alternator and battery was good
If a mechanic has already confirmed that the alternator is functioning and the battery is "good", there are a couple possibilities to look into. First, if there is current leakage (that is, parasitic power draw or a phantom electrical load)...
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Car running really rough
Hi There, If you have tested and checked all coil packs and spark plugs with everything checking out properly, it may be likely that your issue is related to fuel delivery such as low fuel pressure or potentially a dirty...
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I need alternator advice
The alternator is computer controlled and using the wrong year one may not charge or may damage the computer. The 2004 is wired different than the 2005 or 2006 ones. I do not think the cheaper one will work. ...
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Rough start up in the morning
Hello, This may be a sign of a vacuum leak. High idle speeds or in some cases rough idle, stalling and hissing sounds are common signs of a vacuum leak. When a vacuum leak is present in an engine, this...
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Transmission help!
Hi there. It sounds like you definitely have some internal failures of that transmission. A proper inspection would definitely be worthwhile to assess the situation accurately. Replacing the transmission is a viable option as well as a newer car. I...
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My Lexus will not stay running
Hi there. One of the key ingredients needed for an engine to run is fuel. If the fuel pump is disconnected the engine may start briefly with whatever fuel is left in the injectors or rails that drips into the...
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Neutral Safety Switch
Hi Chris, Your vehicle's neutral safety switch prevents the vehicle from starting when it is in any gear position other than park or neutral. If this has been removed, your car will not operate correctly as this is is a...
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Removing belt tensioner
If you are removing the tensioner assembly then the retainer bolt is tightened clockwise and loosened counterclockwise. It may have locktite on the bolt and may be tightwhen removing. You can use a ratchet to remove the bolt.

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