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Oil Pressure Sensor Stripped
Hi Eddie. Thanks for contacting us today. Typically, if the oil pressure sensor 'hole' was stripped, it needs to be retapped as the correct repair solution. While some mechanics use Teflon tape or other materials to help fix this, eventually...
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2012 Toyota rav 4 6 years old dont go down and stay in up position and work when cars in idle, I sprayed wd-40 and tightened the n
The problem is from a bad wiper motor control circuit that is built into the motor. Replace the wiper motor is my recommendation without doing further tests.
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On a Ford edge my tire sensor fault just came on what's that mean?
Hi Nora. Thanks for contacting us tonight. The “Tire pressure sensor fault” warning means that a sensor isn’t communicating with the rest of the system. It's typically due to the sensor being damaged. It's recommended to replace these sensors anytime...
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I Have A 08 Ford Taurus My Thieft light Is Blinking And My Car Won’t Crank How I Can Get It Off I Tried Everything
Hi Keosha. Thanks for contacting us today. When a theft code is activated, it will disable the ignition and fuel system to prevent the vehicle from being stolen. Unfortunately, this is something that needs to be removed by a Ford...
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I just changed my oil and everything went well until the test drive. The car started knocking and sputtering bad and smoke idk wha
Hi Andrew. Thanks for sending the question tonight. Changing the oil involves three basic steps, draining the old oil, removing the old oil filter, and installing new filter and oil. In some cases, if the oil filter is not correctly...
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My car was ran fine, a friend came and installed ignition wire cables now car is rattling and sounds like a maraca
Hi David. Thanks for contacting us today. First off, don't let this friend work on your car again. While they likely had good intentions, the ability to correctly complete mechanical work is not only vital to ensure proper operation of...
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My 2010 dodge charger will not start and there's a lightning bolt icon that is illumated... Also the check engine light has came o
Hi Tiffany. Thanks for contacting us today. Inside the owner manual of your 2010 Dodge Charger, there will be a section that describes what each warning indicator light means. The lightning bolt is an indication that something within the charging...
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I'm having problems with my blower motor on my 2012 Nissan Maxima.
There is no resistor in the circuit, at least not of the type that controls blower speed. Instead, the speed control in your vehicle relies on a digital signal delivered via pulse width modulation. And, in your application at least...
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I have a 2009 Maxima is dead,have a replacement key and can't unlock it at all
Hi Gabriel. Thanks for contacting us today. I'm not quite clear on the issue you're having. If the key you currently have will not open the vehicle, then you'll need to call a locksmith to open the car or head...
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VDC off
The engine computer will lose certain stored "adaptive" data when you disconnect the battery but that would not result in any significant "reduced power". This could be an electrical issue and it may also be that there were co-existing "engine...
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Overheated and engine knock
If your car has almost a quarter million miles on it it is quite plausible that it needs an engine replacement, Especially if it has been overheated. While it's possible to damage an engine by driving it with too much...
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Awful gas mileage, loud ticking, fluctuating RPMs, poor acceleration
The RPM fluctuation, inconsistent idle, lack of acceleration, and poor fuel economy are all consistent with faults such as vacuum leaks, EGR system malfunctions, malfunctioning oxygen sensors, dirty fuel injectors, fuel pump malfunction, faulty spark plugs, a faulty mass airflow...
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I have a 2006 Infiniti g35x sedan awd , I have this humming like buzzing loud sound coming from what seems to be from the left sid
When the brakes are released the distance that the piston moves when it retracts into the caliper bore is very small because it is necessary for the pads to remain in as close contact as possible with the rotors. The...
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The trigger wire for ignition coil three has no signal.
The coil in your application has a power wire (red), a ground wire (black), and a PCM pulse command wire (5 volt pulse; Blue w/Red stripe for cylinder No. 3) that operates the coil’s internal switching transistor. Using an oscilloscope,...
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Dealership says water pump needs replacing
With regard to the dealership, or any mechanic for that matter, simply ask for the evidence substantiating the diagnosis and proposed repair. In the case of an alternator, once the drive belt is removed from the engine, and the engine...
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My car cut off last week. The mechanic said it was the fuel pump. The fuel was replaced. I got the car back yesterday and it just
If you are able to re-start the car immediately and readily after it stalls, there is an intermittent electrical connection in the ignition or fuel system and/or the sensors that control those systems. If the car is immediately re-starting, the...
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My 2007 Maxima stalls and bucks mainly after takeoff. What can possibly be the issue?
Stalling is typically an engine related issue unless something very unusual like a torque converter malfunction is at issue. So, engine management and controls would be evaluated first in a diagnostic. Among the causes that would be considered are a...
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Blinking check engine loud noise loss of acceleration
If your vehicle's check engine light is flashing, that means there is a serious fault, usually cylinder misfiring, that requires immediate repair. Misfiring, in particular, has the potential to damage the catalytic converter which can result in additional costly repairs....
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Hello I have a question I have a 2005 Chrysler and my check ingen light came on and my the lightning bult I tryed starting it and
The lightning bolt warning light alerts you to a fault in the electronic throttle control system in your vehicle. This may be a faulty throttle body, the throttle body sensor or possibly the throttle body control motor which is what...
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Changed the oil sensor an the car sounds an drives fine but when i rev an take my foot off the gas oil psi drops almost to 0
Although there is some variance across engine types, minimum oil pressure at idle is typically fairly low to begin with, typically in the range of 4 to 10 PSI. If idle speed drops below normal, so will oil pressure. Gauge...

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