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Car is leaking coolant near oil filter
Hi Leigha. Thanks for contacting us today. It's likely that an oil cooler line is loose or the source of the leak. However, I believe there are two independent lines, each or just one could be the source. To ensure...
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automatic sometimes doesn't shift on engine rev
Hi Katy. Thanks for contacting us today. The transmission on your Windstar is a hydraulic system, so efficient flow of transmission fluid is essential to proper application of engine power, through the transmission and to the drive axle. It's possible...
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How much to replace one broken motor mount on a 2003 Mustang V6?
Hi Daniel. Thanks for contacting us tonight. To request an estimate to have an engine mount replaced, please click this link and fill out the form. Once we receive the data, we'll email you an estimate if we're able to...
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where does the 02 sensor plug in to a 1985 Olds. 98
Hi Wayne. Thanks for contacting us today. Back in 85, GM V6 motors only had one O2 sensor. It was considered an upstream sensor, which means that it was installed near the center of the exhaust manifold. Downstream sensors were...
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Turned key to crank engine then realized it has no oil. Do you think it seized or is it ok
If you just cranked over the engine a few times with no oil in it would not cause any issues except you would not have any oil to timing chain tensioners and may have caused the timing chain to jump...
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2004 mitsubishi endeavor overheating while driving, cools while idling or in traffic
Based on your description it sounds like the overheating is accompanied by a coolant leak. Coolant leaks can be either a cause OR a consequence of overheating. Be sure not to drive the car if it is overheating because overheating...
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I have a 2006 is crysler Pacifica and battery won't hold charge and won't start
Repeated jump starting of a vehicle is not a recommended practice. Lots of things can go wrong, up to and including battery explosions. A mechanic would resolve your issue by first load testing your existing battery. If the battery does...
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I’m buying a new exhaust and it says to remove the resonator is it legal in NC
Hi Collin. Thanks for contacting us tonight. In most states, making alterations to OEM exhaust systems is not permitted, unless similar aftermarket components are installed and do not impact the emissions monitoring system. Unfortunately, we don't have state rules on...
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Car radio won't turned off.
The on-off button probably has faulty contacts. Although the radio is technically "repairable", it is usually cheaper to install a new or used one (used ones are available from sites such as Car-Part.com). If you desire that the radio be...
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Car will not start
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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My imapla dies sometimes when you shift it from drive to park
It sounds like you may have a problem with the neutral safety switch. Your vehicle has a neutral safety switch that will prevent the vehicle from starting when it is in any gear position other than park or neutral. Occasionally,...
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Car or stereo won't shut off once car is off and key out and battery keeps dying
If the car engine does not shut down when you turn the key to "off", the ignition switch contacts could be faulty and, if so, the switch should be replaced. The stereo has its own on/off switch though. So, if...
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2009 t&c starter no crank no start
Hi Emee. Thanks for contacting us today. This is likely a relay problem as opposed to wiring. Either a starter or ignition relay is faulty. If your accessories are able to activate, then the source is probably the starter relay....
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Car crawls when first put in drive. When I stop at a stop sign the engine cuts off. 2001 Buick Park Avenue
This is a transmission internal problem most likely by solenoids sticking or the clutches are worn out. Have the transmission pressures tested to diagnose the transmission problem to see if solenoids work properly and if pressures are good. if they...
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Everytime I slow down to a stop or slow down for a turn my car makes a beeping noise inside.
Hi Christian. Thanks for writing back to us. I remember your question from the other day, and actually, those warning lights is some vital information that could lead to a clear diagnosis. A warning light is triggered when a vehicle...
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My car been driving good lately but my reduced power light came on wats wrong
The reduced power light indicates that something has gone wrong in the engine or transmission control system and the controller has limited the speed at which you can operate the car to prevent damage. It's sort of an enhanced limp...
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2003 regal dash gear selector intermittently doesn't light up. When it's out, car won't start and stuck in park
This is a electrical issue and to resolve it will require an electrical circuit/component diagnostic. Among the possible causes of the problem are a faulty ground connection, lack of power (or intermittent connection) to the dash display, a faulty fuse,...
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Why is my car loud at idle and when accelerating
Generally loud "noise", especially on acceleration, is due to exhaust system leaks or internal muffler (e.g., baffle) failures. The ticking noise is more likely coming from the valve train and not the EGR valve. The OBD-II diagnostic code that "refers"...
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Hi jeff,I removed a plug (electronic connection ) from the passenger side of my 2011 genesis sedan,. I can't figure how to plug i
The connection will have a rubber seal that may be stiff or dry. Apply a small amount of lube to the seal and then align and reconnect connector.
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06 Buick Lucerne, 4.6L 8 cylinder CXS, currently at private shop. Mechanic called told me that it's a starter job but with this c
Hi Matthew. Thanks for contacting us today. Our mobile mechanics offer the same professional services that a shop or dealership would, but without the excessive overheat costs associated with those facilities. This is why our estimates are much less expensive...

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