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I have a Cadillac SRX, 2016, do need the following services done and if so when, Differential service and transfer case service?
Hi There, Your differential fluid should be changed about every 30,000 miles. You may however also want to at least have the differential cover inspected for leaks during every service in between. Since your car only has 12,000 miles on...
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Do I need transfer case service if no problems noticed
Hi there. Although many of today's vehicles have transfer cases utilize advanced lubricants, it's still recommended to have this service completed at a scheduled interval, just like any other fluid service. Cadillac recommends this service be completed every 45,000 miles....
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Coolant reservoir
Hi There, Rain-X washer fluid is methanol based with water and an orange dye. It will likely not mix well with most coolants and will certainly not help with corrosion inside the radiator. A simple drain and full coolant system...
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Over heating
Hi there. There are a few things that can cause overheating especially after replacing a coolant system component. In most cases, this is due to air bubbles being trapped in the coolant lines. All newer vehicles have a specific procedure...
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Help! About a week ago I noticed my 2006 Buick Rendevous was not braking when coasting into my driveway or into a parking spot
If a problem existed in the transmission, that would not prevent the brakes from applying properly. If the brakes were serviced at a shop, there is normally a warranty on such service and if you are within the warranty the...
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Hazard lights flash around 5 times well after car is locked
Hi there. There are some times when an electrical glitch or error code is stored in the ECU that will trigger "odd" electrical problems like you've listed in your question. The best way to determine why this is happening is...
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Is there any noise if brake power booster is bad?
Hi there. Actually yes, there is a rather pronounced hissing sound that is made when the brake booster is faulty or wearing out. You might want to read this article about how long a brake booster lasts, and have one...
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Permanent DTC Code cylinder 4 misfire on Jeep Wrangler
Hi there. The best way to clear any stored error codes in your ECU is to have one of our professional mobile mechanics come to your location and complete a check engine light inspection using a professional digital scanner. ...
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Service power steering system light is on
Hi There, Any time the battery cables are hooked up incorrectly, this can cause various systems in the vehicle to trigger service warning lights. Your car has what is called an electro-hydraulic power steering. If you have access to an...
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Traction control
A lean fuel condition may be caused by a number of things. An intake air leak, a dirty or faulty mass air flow sensor, a faulty fuel injector, a faulty oxygen sensor, a faulty fuel pump are just a few...
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windscreen wiper motor stutters and stops when lever is activated
All the relays and control module is inside the TIPM or totally integrated control module mounted in the engine compartment. The TIPM has all the fuses and some replaceable relays but wiper relays are built inside the module and the...
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trying to to find correct colored cables for my back up camera installation in my 2015 challenger
Hi there. Unfortunately, since we do not offer aftermarket component installation services or technical advice, we can't really help too much in this area. The best advice we can offer is to purchase a service and repair manual or electrical...
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Need to replace crankshaft sensor, how much parts and labor
Hi there. We'd be more than happy to provide you with an estimate for this service. We need to collect a bit more information about your car and location, so if you could please click this link to the crankshaft...
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Shut down while driving
Hello, thank you for writing in. It certainly sounds like the vehicle is losing electrical power, which is an almost definite sign that the alternator has failed. It is solely responsible for providing electrical power to the vehicle while driving....
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Clicking noise inside my gear shift on my 2013 Dodge Charger V6
Hello, thank you for writing in. There is a solenoid near the shifter that is called the interlock solenoid. It relates to the brake switch, and is part of what allows you to move out of park when you push...
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Hi Jerel, My 2010 GMC Acadia has a radiator leak and I was advice I needed to replace the radiator. But I'm having trouble on find
Hi there. In regards to replacing components, it's always best to purchase the original equipment manufacturer (OEM) component as opposed to an upgrade or aftermarket replacement. You might find it easier to have one of our mobile mechanics come to...
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I have a 2008 Buick Enclave and the aluminum coolant lines that run under the vechile have been completely severed.
Hi there. Prior to knowing ho much it would cost to repair the system needs to be inspected. If the lines were damaged due to an accident and metal got into the system then it may take more work then...
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Had my vvt replace and check engine light is still on
Hi There, Depending on whether or not the mechanic cleared the code that triggered the check engine light, it may still remain on. If the code was cleared, this may indicate you may have other issues such as a bad...
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My car makes a loud noise, shakes and has trouble starting when we put gas in it.
The purge valve is most likely leaking fumes into the intake manifold when your are refuelling the vehicle. This will flood the engine with gas fumes and cause the hard start and run rough until the excess fumes are burned...
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Was does system too lean bank 1 and bank 2 mean?
If you have codes stored in the engine computer for lean bank 1 and 2 is caused by the entire engine is running lean. This is caused by not enough fuel getting into the engine or too much unmetered air...

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