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I recently had my egr valve replaced through yourmechanic, and the check engine light has been off since. The check engine light
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My 2006 Hyundai Azera stopped accelerating whole I was driving, now wont go over 30mph& shakes hard. What symptoms do I look for?
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Low oil pressure light but full oil.
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2002 buick lesabre wont start code u1016
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secondary air pump
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My car wont shift in drive could it be a cable
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I have a 2011 Jeep Wrangler unlimited with manual windows. Can I replace the manual windows for power windows?
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I have a 2007 Buick Lucerne an I turned the car on to warm up an it started to Idol on its own on the dashboard it said the the en
The issue you are writing in about is common enough that a specific diagnostic, namely a reduced engine power diagnostic is performed by technicians dispatched by YourMechanic. If you request that diagnostic, the responding certified mechanic will get this issue...
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My car has no oil, the only oil I have available at the moment is 5w-30 but my car requires 5w-20 is it ok if I put it in? Will it
5W-30 is perfectly OK to use on this vehicle on a temporary basis. The only detriment, and it will be hard to detect without complex measuring equipment, is the higher viscosity 5W-30 technically creates "pumping losses" in the engine which...
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Installing power locks
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Hello I went outside an started myy car up an it want move I put it in everygear an it still want move it's stuck do u no wht the
Hi Ebony. Thanks for contacting us today. There are several possible issues that could cause this problem, ranging from a damaged shift solenoid to low transmission fluid due to an internal or external fluid leak. The best advice we can...
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Car only go to speed limit 30-40
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about 5-6 oz of water was put in power steering resorvoir how bad is that?
The water in the short term will not hurt anything but should have the system flushed out as soon as possible to prevent later seal and pump or rack and pinion failure.
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my car wont start. A new starter was put in it started working now it wont start at all? can my security system have an effect on
Hi Genise. Thanks for contacting us tonight. In most cases, when a car will start after replacing the starter, but quickly fails, it's due to a poor installation job or electrical short caused by exposed wires or a poor connection....
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Driving home noticed my heat was blowing cold, I turned the fan down and car started to overheat, I then turned the fan back on an
Blowing cold air from the heater is not consistent with a thermostat failure but rather is a phenomenon associated with a low coolant level, that in turn might allow trapped air to block coolant flow into the heater core, and/or...
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The minivan is swinging left and right from the rear...when parked, you can move the back of the minivan left and right with one h
If the rear of the vehicle is not stable, there might be a loose or broken suspension component. If you suspect that is the case, it's probably not wise to drive the car until it is inspected and, if necessary,...
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My car cranked and ran for about 10 minutes. When I started to drive it shut off. Then it would not crank again.
The first thing to look for is air leaks. any air that gets into the engine without going through proper channels will lean out the system and cause problems. Look under the hood for any rubber hoses or boots that...

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