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Noise under the hood when idling and 1st gear.
Hi there. If you are putting the transmission in 1st gear and then you hear the noise, but the noise goes away after 5 minutes of driving, then there could be an issue with the transmission. I suggest changing the...
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I want to replace the cluster panel. Now does the mileage be stored in cluster panel or in computer. I am getting a used panel.
Hi there. Remove the dash panel cover and take out the gauge cluster. Check to see if the odometer is electronic and see if there is a little cover. If there is a cover to the case, then remove the...
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Code P0420 shows on the dash of my 2005 Acura MDX
Acura did have a tech bulletin released in September 2011 regarding fault P0420 and a possible software update that may rectify this situation. You can try contacting your local Acura dealer service department or Acura Customer service to see if...
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Battery died. Now can't get into my car to pop the hood and charge it.
Hi there. The car could have made the door latches locked out. This prevents the doors from opening during an event of power loss during an accident. This happens, but the mechanical key should still open the doors. If the...
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Removal of driver's seat positioning switch plastic cover.
Hi there. The best way to remove the position switch on the seat is to remove the bracket it mounts to on the seat rail. The bracket should have two fasteners that secure it to the seat rail. Make sure...
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Engine will not turn over with FOB, electrical is working, but no dinging and starter doesn't click.
Hi there. Possibly when the switch was installed in line with the fan, the circuit now has too much resistance and the computer has cut out the ignition circuit to keep the engine from starting to prevent it from overheating...
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Car doesnt turn on as there is a clicking noise. 2010 Chevrolet Impala
Hello - your symptoms, and the order in which they occurred, suggest that the alternator was not charging adequately (or the battery has failed), and the battery ran down over the course of a couple of days. I would have...
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Car remote fob
Hello. It would appear that the security system for this vehicle does not allow reprogramming for a new remote through any regular procedure. Some vehicles allow reprogramming of remotes and keys by pressing a series of buttons in the correct...
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My car doesn't turn on.
I'm going to presume that you mean that your car cranks, but the engine does not start. An engine needs fuel, compression and ignition in order to run and these things have to occur at the right time. If one...
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Honda dealership maintenance question: Recall on bushings: replace
It's not easy to say without knowing: Which bushings are being replaced and knowing exactly what they consider a "brake maintenance". The oil change, tire rotation, and alignment alone can take 2-3 hours easily if the alignment requires adjustment at...
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Bleach in gas tank 2010 Nissan Maxima
Hello - this problem will require the fuel system to be completely drained, flushed with fresh fuel and drained, then refilled with fresh fuel. Change the fuel filter AFTER the first flush with fresh fuel to be sure all bleach...
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When I put it in drive it wont go but when I reverse it will. The transmission oil is brown. What might be wrong?
If your transmission fluid has a brownish color and a slightly burnt smell to it, this may suggest it is time for it to be changed. It could be just that the fluid is very old and no longer protecting...
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Honda odyssey transmission stopped responding.
Let me answer your last question first. It is always more economical (you will save money) to repair what you have 1) IF you can find a competent person to do the repair, that is somebody who is willing to...
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My car seems to lack power when I accelerate, and the rpm's are erratic.
This may be related to a faulty throttle position sensor or potentially a dirty or failing mass air flow sensor. The mass air flow sensor is a unit in the intake system that monitors air intake as it is mixed...
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Installed a new battery, my car gives no response.
This may be a sign of a failing voltage regulator or failing alternator. As you may know, the alternator is responsible for charging the battery while the engine runs by generating amperage and recharging the battery while the engine turns...
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Engine idle fluctuates
This may be a result of 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...
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Does the rear wheel bearing replacement needs pressing or not? 2004 Acura RL
Hello - if you replace the wheel bearing/hub assembly, no, it does not require pressing. This is the recommended replacement approach. Pressing the bearing off/onto the hub requires specialized equipment, with high risk for damage. I would recommend a wheel...
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My car has a rough idle when I start my car, when I stop at a light my car turns off. Is it the purge sensor?
This may be a result of 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...
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Van idles rough
Your car has a small purge valve that controls the venting of fumes from the fuel tank as these fumes build up inside, particularly when you are refueling the car with gas. The EVAP system prevents fuel vapors from the...
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Ignition Coil 5 is bad
Ignition coils can be a very tricky component to diagnose and there is virtually no way to tell when one may or may not fail without pulling one apart and doing extensive testing. Often times when they fail, it can...

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