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won't even attempt to start. All the dash lights are on but there is no sound when the key is turned. Steering wheel wont lock.
With a fully charged battery in good condition, and the immobilizer (security) system off - check to be sure the immobilizer is not activated - if the starter motor does not operate at that point, there are only two possibilities:...
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Code p0 300 comes out
Hi Edwardo. Thanks for contacting us tonight. The P-0300 OBD-II trouble code indicates that there is a misfire in random or multiple cylinders. This could be caused by misfiring fuel injectors, faulty spark plugs, coil packs, or other ignition system...
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07 town country vibrates at stop light.
The rough idle (vibration) and loss of power that you are describing could be due to a bad tank of gasoline, dirty fuel injectors, incorrect idle speed, exhaust restrictions, vacuum leaks, incorrectly installed or damaged spark plugs, a defective or...
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Car wont back up
Hi Valerie. Thanks for contacting us tonight. In most cases, when an automatic transmission will not shift into reverse, it's due to a shift linkage issue or the reverse gear inside the transmission is damaged. It is possible that a...
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Cooling system is causing to much pressure and blower heater hoses. Have replace water pump radiator.
The pressure relief valve in the radiator cap should open and relieve excess pressure if such excess pressure develops in the cooling system. Typically, high pressure will occur only if overheating occurs or if there is a head gasket leak...
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Codes p0171/p0300 came up after intake manifold repair, car feels like it’s bogging down/ not getting enough air! Idk what to do ?
The cause behind diagnostic trouble code P0171 is easiest to find by looking at the secondary firing patterns on the bank one cylinders. That will confirm if the too lean condition, that has caused code P0171 to set, affects all...
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The exhaust system is loud when started, sound is more concentrated towards front of car. What could be the problem?
Loud exhaust noise could be due to deterioration or breakage of the internal baffles in components such as the resonator and muffler as well as leaks at pipe joints or even at the manifold on the engine. To determine the...
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Gas tank was cleaned by mechanic but not put in right now it won't pass smog
Hi Michelle. Thanks for sending in your question. I'm not sure that cleaning a fuel tank would cause a vehicle to fail a smog inspection; however, it depends on what was done wrong during the installation that might cause the...
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Car won’t start without jump and will die a couple blocks down the road. When I try to start without jump it does absolutely nothi
The battery and charging system should be tested. To request these tests, please utilize YourMechanic's battery diagnostic service. If you test the battery yourself and it passes and yet the vehicle will still not start, please request a no start...
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I have a 1996 Chrysler Town and country 3.8 liter engine in the beginning I was experiencing lack of power it would only go about
Hi Yvette. Thanks for contacting us tonight. I would recommend is to have a professional mechanic come to your location to complete a car is hard to start inspection. This will permit them to download the error codes that are...
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My 2006 buick lacrosse wont go past 60 mph when pressing on gas pedal
Hi Leslie. Thanks for contacting us today. In most cases, an acceleration problem like you've described is caused by either a fluid restriction in the transmission or excessive heat in the transmission. It can also be due to fuel/air mixture...
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Car sounds like it's gonna die and won't accelerate when gas pedal is pushed
The installation of the head gaskets should be checked to see if there is a vacuum leak or the plug wires were put back on wrong. Without inspecting the work that was done would be hard to isolate the cause...
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Battery light came on while driving and a day later vehicle overheated
It sounds like your car may be overheating and you should have that checked out and resolved as needed. However, the coincident difficulty with the steering and the battery light make me think you might have a loose serpentine belt...
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2001 Buick Regal car did a jerk now it won’t go forward or backwards think I need transmission fluid is it to late to add some?
Hi Young. If your vehicle will not move forward or in reverse - it is likely that something more than low transmission fluid is the source. Although adding transmission fluid should help (if the issue is low fluid), it may...
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I’m looking for a car, this car is a 2001 camero RS SS and he said it needs a engine and transmission, and buying drivetrain
The powertrain includes the engine, transmission, differential, drive shafts and interconnecting components. The drivetrain is all of the foregoing but excluding the engine. If an ordinary (as opposed to a rare or collectible) passenger vehicle needs a new or rebuilt...
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able to move front passenger tire several degrees when jacked up like i'm turning
If you can move the tire left and right when jacked up without other wheel or steering wheel moving then check the inner tie rod for looseness or the steering rack bushings for wear or bad bushings.
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My car runs but keep turning off
Hi Francisco. If you turn the steering wheel and the engine shuts off, then you've likely got a rather serious electrical problem in your steering column - likely with the ignition switch. You should probably have a professional mechanic complete...
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Got 1 cup of water in gas, used 3 ans dry gas, 2 days later car is knocking, my perminent damage is?
I doubt there is permanent damage, but you need to get the water out of there or there will be. The best way to get the water out is with the fuel pump. The water will settle in the bottom...
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Will not start
It sounds like you may have a connection or ground problem. Depending on whether or not the vehicle will turn over will determine what the next step should be. If the engine does not turn over, I would recommend checking...
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I have a Chevy Impala 2000 It is misfiring on cylinder 4 and usually at idle or when im coming to a stop it started to shut off on
I would recommend doing an engine compression test to see if you have a blown head gasket or is a clogged injector.

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