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Heater fan comes on when engine is shut off. 2009 Mazda CX 9 AWD
If you are referring to the blower motor in the passenger cabin, a faulty (stuck on) relay is a possible cause but the exact cause would have to be determined in a circuit trace. If the circuit is powered even...
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I already have an inspection code why do you want to charge me 70.00 the code is P0304
P0304 is a "trouble code". The diagnostic fee that you are probably referring to relates to a check engine light diagnostic. The cost component in the check engine light diagnostic involved in merely downloading the "code" is trivial and, indeed,...
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What is knocking noise?
Hello, thanks for writing in about your Dodge Ram 1500. If you pulled the cylinder 4 plug wire and the noise got quieter then this is an indication that you have a bad rod bearing or piston pin on the...
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Water leak on passenger's side.
Does your car have a sun/moonroof? Sometimes the drain under the glass between the channels gets clogged with debris, if your lucky you can see it but if not have a certified mechanic track down the source of the leak....
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Vehicle shakes
You should have all the tires checked for a bent rim. You can check this by having someone follow you while driving on the road. The other person can let you know if a problem is visually noticeable. Another alternative...
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VDC & SLIP LIGHTS ON
Hello. The ABS and traction control / VSC fuses and relays would be the ones to check. There may just be one main ABS relay that powers all of the systems. U1000 and U1001 are codes indicating that a computer...
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Transmission problem?
This kind of reaction is often a sign of low transmission fluid or a faulty transmission control solenoid. As you know, automatic transmissions use pressurized hydraulic fluid to change gears. Every time a gear change is required, the car's computer...
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Transmission overheating
Hi. The transmission temperature message pops up on your control panel when the powertrain control module (PCM) has detected excessive transmission fluid temperature. This is a warning to the driver as extreme temperatures can damage the transmission. Transmission temperatures can...
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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...
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starting issue
The starter's yellow wire will need to be checked for power when you turn the key. If no power is present then you'll need to check to see if the starter relay's 40 amp power supply fuse # 10 is...
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Speedometer not working
That particular vehicle uses an electronic sensor to operate the speedometer. If your speedometer is not working, that may be a sign that there is a problem with the speedometer sensor or wiring. A problem with the speedometer circuit or...
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Rear wiper arm
The rear wiper arm is part of the collar that you are referring to. The arm and collar are made and molded together. Once you remove the retainer nut you can use a small puller to grab the arm and...
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Rear wiper arm
Once you get the lock nut off you may need to use a small puller to get the small metal piece off of the shaft. This was part of the old arm that broke. You should be able to slide...
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Rear window not going up
The window regulator in that door has broken. The window regulator uses a series of cables and pulleys to move the window up and down. Oftentimes, the pulleys, (which are made of plastic,) will break. When this happens, the cables...
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Radiator fan not working
The radiator fan operates on a fused circuit with high amperage relays to drive them. The fan motor itself is also a possible and common failure point. Have a mechanic trained in vehicle electronics inspect the radiator fan for a...
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Power window off track
Sometimes a motor slowly fails and a hard spot makes it stop all together, sometimes all it needs is a little spray of dry lube. Have a certified mechanic, such as one from YourMechanic, inspect and take the door panel...
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Power steering assist fault
Interestingly, there is an identical report of this fault, for your year, make and model, in the NHTSA database. It's probably not the battery, although you should still go ahead and load test the battery. Once the car engine is...
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Overheating
Hello, thank you for writing in. You have done everything reasonably possible to resolve the problem. With that being said, if the new radiator did not come with a new radiator cap, you will want to start there. If that...
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Oil light comes on at idle
Hello, the most likely cause of the Oil Light coming on at idle is due to a low oil pressure condition. When the vehicle has low oil pressure, it can lead to engine damage if the cause is not addressed...
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no reverse
The first thing to check is the transmission's fluid level. If the transmission works in the other ranges, like park and drive, there is a very good chance the transmission will need to be rebuilt or replaced. If you would...

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