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Leaving stop light car runs high rpms 5000-6000 and doesn't want to go over 20 mph 2009 Chevy Traverse
Hi there - first thing to check is the transmission fluid level - low fluid levels can cause lots of problems like this - your transmission is obviously slipping badly. If the fluid is at a correct level, and doesn't...
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Drivers window one touch down but not up. Is something wrong or was it made that way?
It is likely the car was made that way. One touch on many vehicles only work on the down command, but not up. The best place to find the right information on the function of your automatic windows is your...
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Squeaky noise while braking(similar to the sound you would hear when an old rail engine comes to halt).
Hi there: In most cases, the "old steam engine train coming to a stop brake squeaking sound" (BTW - best description EVER), is caused by an excessive build up of brake dust in between the brake pad and the rotor....
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I wanted to buy a used 2008 Porsche Cayenne s. Is it a good idea and would it cost me a fortune maintaining and repairing?
Hi there. All luxury vehicles have a higher cost in maintenance. I recommend making a list of maintenance that you think would need to be done on a 2008 Porsche and call around to get estimates on the repair cost....
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The dealer has replaced 3 gas pedals this year.Is my car a lemon?
You will need to check the lemon law in your state. Here is a web site that may help. Just click on your State and see what your State uses as a determination for the Lemon Law. You may have...
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2008 VW Passat Komfort that is misfiring could it be engine coil? How much might it cost to fix?
It's true that the car you're looking at may just need an ignition coil. It's also true that it might need an ignition module, a fuel injector, an intake manifold, or it may even have valve damage. Many times I've...
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2012 Jeep weird sound at front end
Hello. Thanks for writing in. When it comes to strange noises, the best thing to do is locate the exact place its coming from. The first test should be trying to replicate the noise while at idle. If you can...
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Wont remote start and shaking like crazy when manual start
Hi there: Usually if the engine is hard to start and once it does, it shakes pretty violently, it's due to a vacuum leak, or a fuel system sensor that is causing this to occur. The only way to really...
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Emissions system
This is not coincidental as the purge valve and the gas cap, among other parts work together to keep your fuel evaporative emissions system in check. The EVAP system prevents fuel vapors from the fuel tank from escaping into the...
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Where is the thermostat located on a 2009 Saturn Vue?
The thermostat on your vehicle is located below the throttle body, on the top side of the engine. The hose from the radiator will be connected to its housing, and will likely need to be removed in order to gain...
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I have a 2010 Camaro RS with an llt engine. How exactly would I take the thermostat housing off to replace the gasket & o-ring ?
The coolant pipe near thermostat cover will need to be removed for access to thermostat. If you have an aftermarket cold air intake plenum then you may have to remove upper and lower housing thermostat housing to get to the...
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Can you tell me if my transmission is running too hot. 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee
Hi there. The transmission temperature that you are referring to is normal. The transmission on this vehicle does run slightly higher than the cooling system temperature. Most of the time it should run about 210-220. If you want to get...
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Second Opinion
You should get a complete cost break down in writing. The price may not be just for the water pump and have additional repairs like thermostat and hoses or flushing of the system. make sure you get all work in...
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I have an error code P0441. It is recommended that I replace the purge control valve. Where is this located and how do I replace?
Hi there. The purge control valve on your vehicle should be behind the engine air filter housing. You may have to remove the air filter housing to get to the purge valve. The valve is held on by a couple...
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will the 2009 cadilac cts timing chain set
Hi there: If the engine from the 2009 CTS is identical to the one in your Camaro, then the timing chain hardware should be compatible. It's hard to know for certain if that CTS in question has the same engine...
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Abs and traction control light stays on
Hello. Thank you for writing in. When it comes to the readings you hace recieved, chances are the one odd sensor out is likely the culprit. It also depends on what setting your ohm meter is set to. You are...
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Car cutting off
Unfortunately, the only way to be certain of the cause, is to diagnose why the traction control light is on. The traction/stability control systems piggy back on the anti-lock brake system. Using input from a number of sensors like wheel...
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Does the car make clatter noises before the serpentine belt breaks?
Hi there: When a serpentine belt is about to break, it can make many different types of sounds and produce multiple warning signs or symptoms. However, it's recommended to replace the pulley's and the belt at the same time, as...
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Car won't start after seeing engine hot turn a/c off warning light.
Hi there. Check the battery cables and make sure that they are tight and clean. Then check the battery voltage and see if it has a voltage of 12.6 or 12.4. If the battery is less than that, then the...
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When I take off from a stop I hear a banging noise 2013 Jeep Wrangler V6
Hello - there are a couple of possibilities for the noise you hear upon acceleration: a broken torque converter (internal failure), engine shifting due to broken motor mounts and fan hitting something, transmission shifting due to broken mounts, allowing the...

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