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Heater will not stay hot
Hello. You are likely facing multiple issues at once. The low coolant would absolutely cause the heater to function intermittently. If you are continuously losing coolant there is likely a leak on the system and it will need to be...
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Fuel Problem
The only thing to check would be to see if the engine is getting ignition spark to the spark plugs. If you are getting spark then test the fuel pressure at the engine test port to see if there is...
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My brakes are not working, parking or standard,
Hi there: If you have brake fluid that is leaking near the tires, your entire brake system will be rendered broken. The brake system depends on solid hydraulic pressure in order to effectively work. When brake fluid is leaking, one...
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Van running rough, cuts off 2000 Dodge Grand Caravan
Hello - there are several problems that can cause rough running and stalling. Fuel system issues including clogged fuel filter or injectors, incorrect fuel pressure can cause this. Dirty or malfunctioning idle air control valve or air leaks in the...
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Car won't start 2005 Chrysler Town & Country
Hi there - there are several possible causes of your "no crank, no start" scenario. Check battery connections first for good, clean connections. A failed ignition switch, or failed starter solenoid are likely failed components since you indicate you aren't...
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Cannot remove rollover valve cable line on the gas tank
Hi there. The rollover valve may have a quick disconnect fuel line or it may have a crimped on fuel line. Either remove the fuel line to the rollover valve or pop out the rollover valve with a large flat...
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Key fob won't unlock all 4 doors. Only the drivers door
Hi there. Is this a smart key or a physical key and wireless fob? Do the other door locks work when the lock switch on the driver's door is operated? Have you tried pressing the unlock button 2 times quickly...
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I would like to know if the tps sensor can affect the transmission shift.
Hi there. Sounds like the transmission range selector sensor is failing. Check the harness to the range selector on the transmission shifter located on the housing of the transmission. Visually look at the sensor and see if its broken or...
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It won't turn over, I even gave it a boost - no luck!
Hi John. There are several possibilities for the no crank situation. Assuming, the battery is fully charged and connections are clean and tight. It could be, a faulty ignition switch, a faulty starter relay, a faulty neutral safety switch. There...
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Transmission slips.
If you are reusing your old fluid you are defeating the purpose of changing the filter. I would only say this is ok if the ATF (automatic transmission fluid) was already spotlessly clean. If not, I recommend having a ATF...
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Possible car overheating
This can be caused by a number of things such as low coolant levels, a faulty thermostat, or a faulty temperature sensor. The temperature sensor relays the temperature of the coolant to the car's computer that uses this information for...
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Removing bolt from red current line connected to the car's battery.
The square headed bolt is designed to keep the bolt from turning when you are trying to tighten or loosen the nut on the other side. To loosen the nut on the other side you will want to turn it...
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Valve cover gasket and starter labor and parts? mechanic charging me 900.00 - 2004 Nissan Xterra
Yes, on the valve cover gasket repair, they replace both sides.
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Coolant and noise issue
Generally, when a water pump is going bad, you may hear a bit of a whining sound combined with the pump leaking. The most common place for the water pump to leak from is the pulley shaft seal which is...
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My car makes a loud sound?
Hi there. Seems unusual the noise is only there over 50mph. The noise may be coming from a failing wheel bearing and this may account for the car shaking, as well. It could be, a separated tire that you are...
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My van is doing some weird things like misfiring down the highway.
Hi there. It sounds like the alternator is seizing up and needs replaced. This would explain the lights dimming and the smell of burnt rubber. Also, if the power steering pump was to seize up, it will cause the engine...
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i installed a new radio and was having issues, i just wanted to know if i can solder the ground wire to the chassis.
Hi there. The ground wire should not have anything to do with applying the brake unless the wire is coming in contact with the brake pedal assembly causing poor contact when using the brakes. You do need to secure the...
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I have a loose power steering
Hi...there are several possibilities: You want to first be sure that you have the right belt for your application/engine. Double check the part number and make sure the part number embossed on the belt matches the cataloging information for your...
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Tire pressure warning system lights up because i used a nonsensored valve.
The tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS) is an integrated system that cannot be disabled. When you did not install a correct tire pressure sensor and installed a regular valve stem the TPMS senses the missing sensor and turns on the...
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Brakes
Sometimes when the brake pads are changed without replacing or resurfacing the rotors can cause the brake pads to not seat into the rotors. This can cause the brakes to seem like they are not stopping the vehicle without stepping...

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