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Spark plugs
Ignition coils are not a maintenance item. Coils should only be replaced if they are directly tested, and fail, using approved factory authorized techniques. Coils should never be replaced solely on the basis of an OBD-II trouble code either; again;...
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A/c
Hi Justin. Thanks for contacting us today. To be honest, this is a bit confusing to us as well. Usually with AC systems, the issue is rather easy to trace - especially if it's mechanical in nature. However, if you've...
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Damage on rear suspension
Hi Todd. Thanks for contacting us today. If the wheel is touching the front of the wheel well, then it's more than likely that the strut mounts have been damaged or possibly the entire rear wheel hub is damaged. To...
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My question is...where is the oil pressure sending unit on a 2006 Kia Sorento ex.
The oil pressure sending unit (switch) should be at the base of the oil filter assembly toward the top front of the cylinder block (pulley side, that is). Removal may require a specially shaped "socket". Unless you have confirmed that...
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My car turns over but wont start.
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Had code p2006.changed tuning valve code went away but now I get p1005
You will need to have the pinpoint test done for the code P1005 to isolate the cause of the code. It may be a wiring problem or you may have a defective engine computer and need to have this pinpoint...
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I have a 2006 dodge charger SXT. It is constantly overheating. I have changed the water pump, the thermostat, as well as the radia
There may a blockage in the cooling system passageways and if so, the system has to be flow tested, segment by segment. If the head gasket is allowing combustion gases into the cooling system, those gases are detectable with a...
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My car has all fluids and not leaking anything I see. The temp gauge goes from normal to hot then back even when driving not stop
Hi Melissa. Thanks for contacting us today. There are a few things that can be causing your car to run a bit hotter than normal. Some of the most common sources include a thermostat that is not opening as it...
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Do you have to lift the engine to change oil pan gasket in 2007 Chevy impala and how many hours would it take to replace
I believe on these engines the engine mounts will have to be removed and the engine will have to be jacked up slightly. Since a Jack and block of wood cannot be used on the bottom because the oil pan...
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How do you remove the front passenger door side panel when the door is locked and can not unlock?
Hi John. Thanks for contacting us today. I don't think it's possible to remove the door side panel if the door is locked. Usually a locksmith will have to unlock the door manually to permit repairs to be completed. ...
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Where do i gain access to fuel pump on dodge journey 2009
Hi Dan. Fuel pumps for late model Dodge Journey's and mini-vans are located in the fuel cell. If you're going to attempt replacement of the fuel pump, I would strongly recommend purchasing a service and repair manual - as the...
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HUMMING FROM FRONT OF CAR
Hi Arnie. Thanks for contacting us today. These Toyota Sienna's are notorious for having differential problems as you are describing. In fact, Toyota recommends replacing the fluid every 50,000 miles as preventative maintenance. The procedures for changing the differential oil...
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Car battery replacement
Your car uses two batteries: one large one for the starter and another for the body systems. So it will take some testing to determine whether you need one or both. Contact Your Mechanic by clicking the link to schedule...
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Didn't want to start then started drove 40 mi overheat a little at red light car die wont start
You will need to have the engine checked to see if it stalled due to loss of power from fuel related issue or from the engine overheating. Have a mechanic like one from YourMechanic come to you and diagnose the...
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Didn't want to start then started drove 40 mi overheat a little at red light car die wont start
You will need to check the coolant level to see if you lost coolant or the cooling fans are not coming on. Have a mechanic like one from YourMechanic come to you and check the engine overheating problem to see...
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Didn't want to start then started drove 40 mi overheat a little at red light car die wont start
If your engine is overheating and you drove it until it stalled then you may have blown a head gasket. You will need to have the cooling system checked to see if it is leaking or the fans did not...
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My car feels like its not accelerating properly. I know the car has a bad catalyic converter could that be the problem?
If the fault in the converter is that it is "plugged" or "restricted" that will reduce power output of the engine and you will experience that in the form of reduced acceleration. All other "categories" of converter failures though, although...
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car is vibrating when stopped
Hi Kionna. Thanks for contacting us today. In most cases, a vibration as you are describing is caused by loose vacuum line, which was likely removed during their service. However, it could also be an indication of low transmission fluid...
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I recently had my radiator, fan assembly, and thermostat replaced and cooling system flushed on my 2004 Chrysler Pacifica. Prior
Before the overheating problems were fixed you may have leaked out some freon and would need to have pressures in the system checked to see if it is low on freon refrigerant? If it is low then have system recharged...

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