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Cranks but won't start
This may happen for many reasons. There are in fact modes in your truck's computer that will trigger the ECU to shut the engine down in the event of some kind of failure that may cause major damage. This is...
Steering wheel lock system prevents my car from start
Ouch - while we appreciate the challenge this failure introduces, we are unable to accommodate this repair at the present time. YourMechanic can offer mobile mechanic service for a Battery Replacement Service to allow starting your "Z", and making it...
My low coolant indicator light came on and the radiator was low and the reservoir tank was totally empty
Hi there. From the description you have provided, my thought is, your vehicle has a coolant leak. Assuming you added to the cooling system, would account for the temperature gauge returning to normal and low coolant indicator going off. The...
Steering wheel lock system prevents my car from starting
Hello. These fixes are band aids. If you want to repair the vehicle correctly then the steering lock module and assembly need to be replaced. This will allow the system to work as designed. If you bypass it you can...
Turn signal issue
A ground issue, or short, is a good place to start. There are a few ways to go about tracing down a turn signal issue. Either way you will want to use a voltmeter to trace the flow of electricity....
My thermostat needle goes to hot, but the car does not get hot. Is it the thermostate?
This can be caused by a number of things such as low coolant levels, a faulty thermostat, or a failing coolant fan switch. As you may know the coolant fan switch helps to maintain the proper coolant temperature by turning...
Right rear end thump sound when going over bumps,potholes,etc
Hello. A thump sound from the right rear of the vehicle is usually the result of a worn or damaged suspension component. If all of the links and bushings look good and are tight, then it may be possible that...
Engine light came on after washing engine 2 days later then went off and oil lamp came on three times - driving - went off.
Well, you have a couple of questions here and not a lot to go on, so I'll address them as best I can. Your Check Engine light indicates that a trouble code from a sensor has been registered in the...
How to disable the 120 km/h speed warning chime
Hello. This is a speed limiter built into the programming of the computer. You may be able to find an aftermarket computer programmer to add performance to the vehicle and change the speed limit of the vehicle. Alternatively, you may...
Tranny erratic shift if the problem is in the tcm would it throw a faulty tcm code ?or not all the times this happens.
Hello and thank you for contacting Your Mechanic. The code P0760 means that the shift solenoid "C" is operating irregularity. The code P0870 means that the transmission fluid pressure is not determined at its specified pressure. Check the harness to...
Would a 2005 Computer System be compatible to a 2007 Jeep liberty?
No. Each computer is made for the a specific vehicle and matches to the VIN. If you need a new computer installed, you will have to order this for your model from your local dealership and have them install it...
Having problems getting axle out have rented special tool and pulled on it no luck any secrets
Hi there. From the description you have given, it is hard to say what style axle you have, 2wd, 4wd, front, rear? Assuming, it is the rear. There are several styles apparently available from Jeep. If, axle bearing is pressed...
How do I activate the auto door lock for this model car?
The auto lock feature is one of a number of convenience features that are controlled by the body computer. Normally you should be able to enable or disable this feature by holding down the door lock switch in the console...
My mechanic mistakenly put oil in my coolant tank, how much damage has been done?
Hello. You have a difficult situation on your hands and I'm sorry for what has happened to you. I would continue trying to flush your system as much as you can. Have an expert inspect any other damage or issues...
battery light and a whining noise at start up means what?
The battery light is an indication that something in your charging system is not working properly such as a weak battery (usually noticeable with a weak start), a failing alternator or a bad voltage regulator. The whining sound may be...
Car sometimes starts, sometimes it doesn't
Does the car crank every time and will not start sometimes? In this case, you may suspect worn out plugs or low fuel pressure. If the vehicle will crank sometimes and others it will not, you may have a faulty...
Oil light is on and my car won't turn over
The issue your having is going to depend on the details of what happened when it overheated. If you were running the vehicle without any coolant, the engine could have reached 280°. When a vehicle reaches this extreme or hotter,...
Coolant drained from overflow tank, radiator still full but has went down a bit
This leak is most likely coming from the water pump. When the system starts too leak the overflow bottle keeps the radiator full. You will need to have the cooling system pressure tested to confirm that this is the actual...
Car won't start - Jeep Liberty
Hi there. From the description you have provided, I assume you have bypassed the ignition switch to determine that the battery and starter are good. If so, and if you are turning the key and only hearing a click, I...
brake rubbing noise
The problem is that you had the brake rotors resurfaced and the pads were not replaced. The old pads surface was not flat when the rotor surface was resurfaced. The raised parts of the pads wore into the rotors first...

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