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Just installed a new cold air intake from American muscle on my 2003 mustang 3.8L v6, metal scraping sound comes from the intake a
If you get an original MAF sensor then no programming is needed. If you get an aftermarket one then you would need to follow the manufacturers recommendations since there are different sizes that match the size of your throttle body...
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I have been quoted $ 650 to replace the rack and pinion on my 1992 buick riviera . Is that reasonable?
Hi Joseph. If the quote you received includes replacing the steering rack and gear box, as well as plumbing all power steering lines, and completing a suspension alignment, the estimate you have received is fairly decent. If you'd like to...
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2002 Ford Mustang Key programming but only one original key
All you need is to have one original key that works to program new keys. All you do id turn on the ignition to run position with good programmed key and then turn off ignition and pull out key and...
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I have a 2002 ford mustang can I just replace the ball joint or do I have to replace the control arm also
Hi Linda. It really depends on the tools you have as to whether you can replace the ball joint itself or the entire upper control arm. This video is one in a series of three that explains how to replace...
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My car started to overheat outta nowhere then my ac and powering steering suddenly goes out and then I shut off the car b4 it got
You need to check to see if the water pump is leaking coolant on to the drive belts causing the belt to slip causing the a/c and power steering loss and overheating. I would recommend you do not drive it...
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I turn my car on it runs then turns off
You will need to have the fuel pressure tested to see if the pump stopped working or the fuel you put in contaminated the system and is not good enough to fire the engine. If you have spark and fuel...
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i have to turn key numberous times to engage starter
This can be caused by several different causes. You may have a fault in the theft system it the theft light is on with the key on and will not go off. If the theft light goes off with key...
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Check engine light for Hyundai Genesis is out. Dealer will replace the whole instrument panel. Is there anyway to fix the circuit?
Hello. Thanks for writing in today. On modern cars, the light panels are infused into the dash, so unfortunately when lights go out the dash panel needs to be replaced. The first thing to check however would be a fuse...
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My 2000 dodge caravan jumps when going over 35 mph. The wheel starts moving and the car shakes. I have already changed the shock a
The problem sounds like you have an internal transmission gear change problem or an axle is worn and needs replaced. With these kind of problems you may need to have the vehicle on a lift and run up to these...
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Last noted issue was that the car lost power while driving?
The fuel pump itself can be tested but you could have a faulty supply circuit, for example a fuel pump relay that drops out. But, even the relay can be tested. In the ignition system, there are potential intermittent connections...
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What tools will I need to change the valve cover gasket on 95 buick lesabre
Hi Jason. I would recommend watching this video for a reference on how to complete this job. You should also purchase a service and repair manual for your vehicle, so you can follow the manufacturers instructions.
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Air intake noise
This metal scraping noise may be inherent to the metal tube. The original tube was designed to be quiet and not be noisey when opening throttle. The noise is from air flow disruption through the air tube. The metal tubes...
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My 2005 Buick lacrosse will not start after replacing radiator what could be the cause of the car not starting?
Hi Karma. It really depends on what happened to cause the overheating issue and what happened during this incident. If the radiator cap was spilling or if a radiator hose was broken, and coolant spilled under the hood, it's quite...
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Car died while driving, slowly lost power to gas, steering and brakes
Hi Hallie. More often than not, when you have this type of problem, it's mechanical in nature - meaning that a fuel or ignition system component has broken as opposed to a security system issue. If you are unable to...
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Where in WA Tacoma area can I get a ecu repeogrammed. Previous burnt up, got one from wrecking yard.. but needs reprogrammed.
Hi there. Typically these days, the only place to have your ECU reprogrammed is a dealership. Not too many private mechanics have the updated software or want to take on the liability of doing this - since it's a security...
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My car loses power then won't go over 20 mph its a 05 pontonic grand prix
Hi April. The Reduced Power light usually indicates a fairly serious problem with the throttle system. When this light illuminates the vehicle will often go into a “safe mode”, which will severely limit the speed of the car and in...
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My car makes a grinding noise when i put it in gear and wont accelerate
The problem sounds like you may have broke an axle CV joint or the problem is in the transmission? I suggest having a mechanic like one from YourMechanic come to you and check to see which one is failing. ...
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Candy bar placed in tank...cleaned nosel and hose to tank now won't start
Cleaners won't do anything if there are solids in the tank. It's possible that the pick up screen on the fuel pump is blocked. The pump can be removed from the tank for inspection. YourMechanic professionals are mobile and so...
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Ford mustang v6 shuts off after poor idle but starts back up immediately
I would recommend starting with a check engine light inspection to determine the exact cause of this issue. It would be difficult to determine the cause of such an issue without first running some tests. Consider YourMechanic as this service...
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Oil
Yes you can. Most newer oils are much better now and 5w30 is a good alternative to the 10w30 oil. It will flow better in colder weather and just as good at higher temperatures since both are 30w.

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