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Mixing red coolant with green coolant
Hi Justin. Thanks for contacting us today. It's not recommended to mix red and green coolant, as the two different coolant mixtures have different maximum heat 'boiling points'. As coolant heats up, it expands. If it's not properly mixed with...
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I AM GETTING CHECK ENGINE LIGHT AND CODE P0420
Hi Cornelius. Thanks for contacting us today. The P-0420 typically has to do with the catalytic converter in your vehicle, but can be triggered by damaged by O2 sensors, exhaust manifold or exhaust pipe leaks, or wiring harnesses that relay...
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Why does your service engine soon light come on
Hello, thank you for writing in. There are a large number of reasons why the check engine light would come on. To find out what the warning is trying to tell you, you need to have it scanned for diagnostic...
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I enterchanged my trany in a 2001 monte carlo have dash lights bit it wont start
You have not specified whether the starter motor works or not versus a circumstance where the engine does crank but won't catch and run. However, inasmuch as you just replaced the transmission, let me say at the outset that if...
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the ignition key switch is completely loose,,,,it didnt give me no signs of malfunction,,,
It sounds like the lock tumbler has just completely sheared. That component is replaceable, so you needn't worry, and it can be repaired at your location, on a mobile basis. To get this diagnosed, and the proper repairs effected, please...
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How long does Bars Head Gasket sealer last for ?
The BARS head gasket cooling system sealer is one of the best on the market. It does not always seal all the leaks but in your case it may. I have seen it last a day and other times a...
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When I lightly press my brake pedal I hear a knocking and my steering wheel shakes a little but if I press the brake pedal harder
Hi Roger. Thanks for submitting your question today. Quite often, what you are indicating is caused by a warped brake rotor, a failing master cylinder or misaligned brake pads. Vehicles with ABS can also experience this issue when there are...
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My truck makes a noise when truck starts and smokes
You will need to give a better description of where the metal noise and smoke is coming from to help you better. You should have the belts, oil and coolant checked to see if you see any problems there. If...
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need fuse box replaced
Hi Daymian. Thanks for contacting us today. I have forwarded your question to our sales and service department so they can determine if one of our mobile mechanics can help you with this project. They should be contacting you via...
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Cant keep coolant in tank no leak on ground no coolant in oil overheating hest blows cold changed t stat and cts multiple misfire
Hi Cassie. Thanks for submitting your question tonight. Unfortunately, white smoke coming from the exhaust is typically caused by coolant that has entered the combustion chamber. After an engine has overheated, it's usually caused by a damaged head gasket. It...
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95 camaro shuts off while driving
It sounds like you may have a weak battery, a failing voltage regulator or failing alternator. As you may know, the alternator charges the battery while the engine runs by generating amperage and recharging the battery while the engine turns...
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In the middle of driving my car stops moving but is still running.
What you are describing is often a sign of low transmission fluid or a faulty transmission control solenoid. As you know, automatic transmissions use pressurized hydraulic fluid to change gears. Every time a gear change is required, the car's computer...
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Thank you. Do I need to replace the caliper
Depending on the condition of the rotor and caliper it may or may not need to be replaced. If you are referring to them catching fire when you mention "burning" this would suggest that they may have heated up due...
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Overheating
Overheating can be caused by a number of things such as low coolant levels, a faulty thermostat, a clogged radiator or a failing coolant fan switch. As you may know the coolant fan switch helps to maintain the proper coolant...
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SPARK PLUG AND WIRE REPLACEMENT 120000 MILES
Old or faulty spark plug wires or spark plugs that are due for a change can certainly contribute to or cause misfiring (Code P0300). Engine misfires can be caused by many different problems and are generally caused by either a...
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2002 Toyota 4runner noise in 4x4
It could be an internal tranfercase noise, but I wouldn't jump to that conclusion yet. The noise could be coming from the front driveshaft, CV axles, ect. Anything that's turning when the four-wheel drive is engaged could be the culprit....
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Cylinder 3 misfire
The "suspect" coil should have been tested prior to replacement; there might not have been anything wrong with it or the terminals might simply have needed to be cleaned (sometimes the terminals will get rusty or corroded). The other coils...
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The security light keep coming on the security is in the ignition switch I need 2 get it replaced and program with new key
Hi Willis. Thanks for contacting us today. If you are experiencing a security light when you turn the ignition key, the issue is that you have an error code stuck in the ECU that would need to be removed after...

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