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Hi brand new car just got it 252 miles
Since it is a new vehicle, you should call your dealership service department. Tell them what is happening and you need to bring the vehicle in immediately. Any number of things can be causing this and since it is under...
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Are black headlights illegal in Utah?
Hello. Unfortunately Utah is going to be upset with dark headlamps. You can see on the state administrative website,that any colored headlights are for vanity only. They do not want to see any other color besides what they call "factory...
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I have a 2011 Ford F-150 Platinum 4x4 and I'm hearing a roaring sound in what seems like the rear passenger wheel.
Typically, a roaring noise can be associated with a failed wheel bearing assembly. In your case it my be called an axle bearing for the rear axle of your 4x4 truck. This noise may also be confused with grinding which...
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I hear a rattling sound when pressing gas after getting up to speed
One of the number one causes for rattling noises on an automobile while driving would be a loose heat shield on the exhaust. These heat shields are made of thin sheet metal and are intended to prevent excess heat from...
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Hear a rattling sound when pressing gas
One of the number one causes for rattling noises on an automobile while driving would be a loose heat shield on the exhaust. These heat shields are made of thin sheet metal and are intended to prevent excess heat from...
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Is it normal for this truck to make a vibration and a droaning at 1000-1700-1800 rpm.
Hello, thank you for writing in. A vehicle as new as yours should not have excessive vibrations. Being a turbo, there is extra air being introduced into the systen. This will cause the engine to work a little harder, but...
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Can bad driving cause a bad throttle body?
Hi there - the dealer may be refusing to "certify" if because they can't be certain how it was maintained. This may or may not be a problem. A rental vehicle, especially a "working" vehicle like a Transit van, may...
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All the lights on Dash, ABS, check engine, advance trac.
Hello, thank you for writing in. With the vehicle being so new it should not be having issues with so many different systems. You will want to study the codes and find out what component they all have in common....
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Brake Pad or Caliper Issue?
It is normal for the front brakes to last about 35k to 40k miles before needing to be replaced. When the brake pads were replaced it should of been noted if the right pads were worn down to 3mm and...
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Rattling/ clingy sound underneath.
Hi there. In most cases, when you begin to hear a rattling sound under the hood when you first accelerate, it's often caused by a loose pulley or drive / serpentine belt that is starting to wear out. It's also...
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while driving a I heard a loud pop that sounded like it came through the speakers, the electrical then went out
Hello there, many faults will cause your 2014 Ford F-150 to have a pop and the electrical system failing. You did not state whether the electrical issue is just with the accessories or with the entire vehicle. If the problem...
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can i change the mirror on 2011 ford f 150 to a power and heated mirror
Unfortunately, I believe the wiring harness is different on the higher end trucks for the mirrors. It is because of this that I do not believe the power heated mirrors will be compatable. The only way to know for sure...
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My check fuel filler inlet will not go out !
Contrary to popular belief, heading to the dealership to diagnose why a service or check engine light is coming on is no longer as necessary. You can have a professional mobile mechanic come to your location to complete a check...
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Where is the crankshaft sensor located please
The crankshaft sensor on the 3.5 l motor is located on the left side of the motor near the transmission end of the motor. It is held in by one bolt and goes into side of engine block.
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I need help with the glove box removal.
Hi there. To remove the glove box there are two Torx screws just inside on the top of the glove box. On bottom under the base of glove box door (external) are two 8mm bolts. Once the screws and bolts...
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After getting a new batter and alternator my mechanic says it should be good but still my battery light is on
Hi There, You may have a defective voltage regulator, which is a component that regulates the charging of the battery by the alternator. When the voltage regulator is not working properly, this may result in the alternator allowing too much...
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Check engine light on
The most common causes of Diagnostic trouble code P0430 setting are a faulty catalytic converter, engine misfire, fuel injector leakage, engine mechanical damage, faulty oxygen sensor outputs and exhaust leaks. Additionally, in your circumstance, malfunctions in the charge air cooler...
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Rust under the truck
Just a quick note that most steel is made from iron and the color of iron is rust colored when exposed to oxidation. If your roads use salt during the winter then you will get accelerated oxidation on exposed metal....
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air conditioning is not working.
The Fixed Orifice Tube (FOT) for your vehicle should be the same for a Dodge and Chevrolet. The receiver dryer is molded onto the condenser, however, I recommend replacing the receiver dryer and the condenser as a unit rather than...
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Looking to buy what should I check
You want to confirm that the vehicle has never been in a collision (Carfax might be helpful) and that the vehicle does not have any outstanding recall-related repairs. Apart from that, inasmuch as used car repair, maintenance, and restoration costs...

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