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Heat, oil pressure, battery gauge all not working. Indicator lights dont show when key is in in on position.
The connectors on the back of the instrument cluster may cause the different parts of the cluster to not work or the ignition switch may be not supplying power to all of it. The first thing to try is to...
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Dash lights along with fog lights and ceiling lights don't work
Hello, thank you for writing in. It is impossible to tell what kind of repair bills you are looking at without knowing what is actually wrong. Diagnostics are going to start with checking the fuses, and finding out what those...
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Have a 2000 Ford Ranger XLT with ~230,000 miles on it. Often times, it is slow to shift from 1st to 2nd an.
Hi there. In most cases, a hard to shift issue is caused by either a damaged shift solenoid, valve body seal leak, or obstructed transmission fluid in the hydraulic lines. This could be resolved by having transmission fluid service performed...
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No acceleration when I press the gas
Hi there. Typically when you have acceleration problem as you are describing it can range from fuel, ignition or transmission problems. If the fuel system is clogged with excessive debris or carbon deposits, it will create acceleration problems, as will...
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I'm trying to replace the engine coolant temp sensor on my 2007 ford fusion sel 3.0l v6. How do I install it? It doesn't seem to b
The sensor is held in place by a spring steel clip. Normally, pliers are needed to pry the retaining clip out. The new sensor should seat square to the bore in the cylinder head. If the sensor is sitting square...
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I had to replace the upper sprocket on the timing belt , car still won't start . Is there anyone who services this at home
Hi there. You can contact our service department to ask them about setting up a car is hard to start inspection - click here to book first. This is probably the best way to have a professional mobile mechanic come...
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mazda mpv blowing very hot air after water pump replacement.Both lower &upper hoese are hot. I this 1. Air pocket 2.thermostat fa
A scan tool should be used to confirm the actual temperature. If it is higher than 220 degrees, then it is running hot. If it is running hot, and that did not occur prior to the pump replacement, there could...
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on the dash board my truck was in park but when i pulled the gear shift down in drive the car still was in park
Hello, thank you for writing in. The issue you are describing is known as a delayed engagement. While causes can vary, it is typically a sign that you need a transmission fluid change. It can also indicate that shift solenoids...
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Nissan Maxima 1998 P0325 P0400. Failed inspection.
The code P0325 may set for a variety of reasons including: 1) that the knock sensor has failed; 2) there is an open or short in the wiring harness; or 3) the electrical connection (terminal) to the sensor is poor....
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Car problems help
Hi there. It is more than likely that you have defective wheel bearings or a CV axle or joint that is causing this problem. Over time, both of these components will loose lubrication, develop metal to metal wear and eventually...
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check engine light on, p0441, p0446, p0440.I was told i need a smoke test, to determine where leak is.Do you guys do that?
Yes, if a vapor leak from the EVAP system is suspected, if required during the diagnostic, the mechanic will apply a smoke machine. The codes you are referring to have many, many possible cause and so what you need is...
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Air conditioner wasnt blowing cold air, added freon, got used compressor worked 1 day. Now its not blowing at all.
There are quite a few things that can go wrong with the A/C system and so the best thing to do is request an air conditioning system inspection. The responding certified mechanic will come to your location, pinpoint the fault...
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96 Ford Taurus while driving on freeway the car shut down it was out of water and got too hot . is there reset button.
I guess we all have wished for a reset button at some time or another. But no such luck, what's done is done. If the car actually overheated and was driven until it stopped, there has probably been serious engine...
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01 camry put New starter in alt good 12v bat read 14.8v car starts on cold engine when car is warmed up and driven only clicks
What you are describing sounds like a faulty starter solenoid. A faulty starter solenoid will generally produce a clicking sound when turning the key. The starter solenoid is located on the starter and has internal electrical contacts that transmit electricity...
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Car won't reverse but drives fine. Will pop in reverse around 3000 rpms.
Your problem is probably due to wear in the transmission. The mileage is about right. The transmission operates using hydraulic pressure generated by an internal pump. As the fluid pump and other components wear, the clearances inside them increase and...
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Hi Ben. I have a 2005 Mazda mpv and it has three cataylic converters. I was told the front one attached to the manifold needs to b
Any of the components you have noted can be replaced, even the welded ones as the welded segments are sold in the aftermarket (Walker, Bosal, etc.) as bolt on, or flanged, replacement units. Also, various sleeves and pipe adapters exist...
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Diagram for serpertine belt without AC compressor 2000 Taurus
Hi there. Unfortunately, we're not able to provide you with a diagram or instructions on how to complete this project, as it's not recommended as an OEM repair. If your vehicle has the AC compressor, it has a serpentine belt...
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Temp gauge goes up and down weather in idle or driving.
Hi there. At first glance, it appears you might have a slight obstruction of debris or air bubbles inside your cooling system that can cause the type of symptoms you're describing. If you haven't had your coolant flushed in at...

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