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Is $2300 too much to pay to replace 2 cat converters for a 2007 Pathfinder?
Hello, thank you for writing in. Your particular make and model does utilize a catalytic converter on both sides of the engine. Catalytic converters are going to vary in price depending on the brand of replacement parts that you are...
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Power train light
Hi There, Code P1450 relates to the EVAP system in your vehicle and us unrelated to the power train malfunction you are referring to. Your car has a small purge valve with a purge solenoid in the Evaporative Emissions system...
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The temperature part of my air conditioning works but the directional part of it is stuck on defrost
Hi There, It sounds like you may have a faulty blend door actuator. Inside your vehicle's vent system, there are small doors that open and close to change the flow of air running through the system. These doors are operated...
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My a/c will only come out of my defrost vents, and won't change directionally.
Hi there. If the blend door actuator was not damaged, the only other item I could think of would be an electrical fault such as a damaged relay or fuse to the system. It's also possible that the switch itself...
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Hi I rebuilt my tranny works fine when on a jack but no movement when all wheels on the ground. Why is that?
Hi there. When the wheels are in the air, they are essentially free-wheeling, so issues like low transmission fluid or pressure would not be discovered until trying to test drive the vehicle while under load. This is likely what is...
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burning rubber smell and loud squealing noise but only when pushing the gas pedal?
Hi there. Assuming that you're not smoking your tires, this type of noise and smell is often associated with a worn out serpentine or drive belt, as the squealing noise is caused by the belt being loose and the smell...
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Clutch
What you are describing sounds like potentially a worn out clutch. The clutch transmits engine power to a gearbox, and allows the transmission to be interrupted while a gear is selected to move off from a stationary position, or when...
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changed iol in 2007 mustang, dip stick said itr was over full so iwent to drain some out and no oil in oil pan
Hi there. When this situation occurs, it's typically due to one of two things. Either the filter was not replaced (which should be done every oil change) or there is an obstruction inside the oil galley's with sludge. Also, attempting...
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hello. I gave 2006 exterra. I put canned coolant in bu only last a couple of days. .do you think compressor is shot or p
I believe what you are referring to is refridgerant. Refridgerant is likely what you added to your air conditioning system. If this has been added and the cold air begins to blow again, it is likely not the compressor. If...
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While driving home from work my 2006 Nissan Pathfinder stalled and I lost power steering. I pulled over and restarted it. I t ran
Hi there. In situations like yours, it better money spent having the root source of your power steering failure correctly diagnosed; as in most cases, especially with modern power steering systems that a sensor failure or electrical glitch might be...
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nissan xterra anti theft issue
Hi there. In some case, when a professional mechanic is not able to connect an OBD-II diagnostic scanner to the ECU, it's an indication of a blown fuse or electrical relay. In other instances, it's due to the ECU being...
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Power window on driver side goes down when car placed in reverse or drive without touching power window buttons.
Hi there. The only thing that would cause this is an electrical short, caused perhaps by an exposed wire in the power window module, which is located in the center console of your Ford Explorer. The best advice we could...
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Think clutch is worn still starts but won't move and goes into gear recommendations
Hello, thank you for writing in. You are correct in thinking that there is an issue with the clutch. It may be that the clutch is going out, or it may be an issue with its master cylinder. It is...
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i can't get the intake manifold off. something is connected in back ?
Hi there. Typically the distributor will be attached in the rear, which would need to be removed in order to correctly remove the intake manifold. However, there are a few support bolts that are secured behind the intake as well....
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2006 Ford Mustang. Engine sputters when a/c is on. Dies when lights turn on. new batt/alt installed and still same problem.
This is an engine management issue which is evaluated using a real time scanner during a sputtering diagnostic. In your circumstance, as the engine is loaded (a/c. lighting, etc.) one or more engine controls are not adjusting the air/fuel charge...
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my Service Engine light came on, and oil level is good,all gages are normal, but then I noticed taking off from the light, the car
Inasmuch as the check engine light is on, important clues to what's going on with your car may have been stored by your car's computer. The best thing to do is request a check engine light diagnostic and the responding...
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Lost alarm remote for my 2007 Ford explorer how can I start my car
Hi there. Typically this will require one of two things. Either contact your local Ford Dealership to have them program a new key for you. This will require your registration and VIN number a long with other identification to complete....
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My 93 Ford Explorer shuts down when it's put in drive
Hi there. A transmission will typically only be low on fluid if there is a leak present. Low transmission fluid levels however, can be caused by internal seal issues, which can also cause shifting issues. It might be best to...
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Key turns without resistance and no crank 96 ford explorer 2wd
Hi there. In most cases, this problem is caused by the ignition cylinder being damaged or the ignition relay being faulty. If you can push the key forward all the way and nothing happens, not even a click, then it...
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My 2008 4.0 dodge nitro won't start.
This is an interference engine, so if the timing belt breaks the valves can hit the top of the pistons. The timing belt in this application should be changed every 75,000 miles or so, so if it has never been...

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