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my back passenger wheel locked up what could be wrong
The likely cause is a failed wheel bearing unless something exceptional has caused the brake caliper to lock the brake rotor. By far, the most common cause of what you are describing is simply bearing failure though. Repair can be...
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When I start my 2012 Nissan Frontier there is a noise from the engine.
Hello. From what you are explaining it sounds like a timing chain problem. This is a very common issue on this vehicle. It is caused by either the timing chain itself failing, or more commonly it is caused by an...
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My check engine light and my stability control light are on in my 2008 Nissan Pathfinder
Hello. If you have a code for the camshaft sensor then it can cause these lights to be one. It would need to be diagnosed to see exactly what is going on. The cam sensor can be bad, it could...
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Its overheating and its making a noise behind the dashboard
If your heater is not working as well as it should or not at all, the overheating issue is most likely caused by a clogged or broken heater core. The issue could be due to a heater core itself that...
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White smoke coming from left side of engine. Lost a lot of coolant
The smoke is from the coolant leak when it hits a hot exhaust manifold. The leak may be from the thermostat housing. You should have the cooling system pressure tested to verify the leak in the system at the thermostat...
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Was blowing smoke, bluish white smoke, heavy
Hi there. In most cases, when white smoke blows out of the tail pipe, it's an indicator of coolant being in the oil and lubrication system. It's typically caused by a blown head gasket, which could also lead to significant...
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Front brakes quit working
If you have brake fluid that is creamy looking then it is contaminated from the wrong fluid or water in the fluid. You may need to replace the master cylinder and reservoir along with any component that has any rubber...
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why is there no power from my fuse for my reverse lights on my 2013 Toyota Tacoma? When i checked the other fuses they all are wo
Hello, thank you for writing in. The brake light switch is an electrical switch which triggered by the depression of the brake pedal. This is what connects the ground supply for the brake light circuit and allows the light to...
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Where is my turn signal relay and hazzard fuse and or relay located on 2001 2wd ford explorer sport trac
Hi there. The hazard relay is located in the dash behind the radio. You will have to pull out the radio or reach up under the dash to locate the relay. The location for the turn signal relay would be...
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Check Engine Light is on
Hello There, Generally, the check engine light comes on when something fairly serious is going on with the vehicle. This can happen for many different reasons such as a faulty mass air flow sensor, a faulty O2 sensor, a bad...
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My car is trying to stall when shifting gears.
Hi There, It sounds like you may have a faulty MAP sensor as your vehicle seems to respond adversely to varying loads being placed on the motor which is what the MAP sensor is designed to do. The Manifold Absolute...
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Not starting
Hi There, It sounds like you may have a weak battery or a faulty starter solenoid. Generally, when the battery is weak or producing a faulty connection, you will hear the rapid clicking sound. This may have potentially been caused...
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My fog lights aren't working.
The fog lights are controlled through the smart junction box in the right kick panel. The switch signals the box to ground the fog light relay in the engine compartment fuse relay box. The number 58 fuse powers the relay...
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My 96 explorer starts then dies after a short while why
The starter does not have anything with the way the engine runs. The engine would need to be checked to see if it is loosing fuel pressure or ignition spark. You may have an ignition switch that is losing power...
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My horn and cruise control stopped working
The horn and the cruise do not share the same power supply. The two systems are on the steering wheel and have to pass through the steering clock spring under the steering wheel. The clock spring is most likely broken...
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2008 Toyota tundra 6 cylinder starts in the on position and shuts off while idling in park or reverse, but immediately starts itse
Hi there. It seems that the battery is failing and has a burned or overcharged cell. I recommend replacing your battery with a new one. When a battery gets old or overcharged, then the battery becomes weak. When starting the...
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Rough idle when it is hot. When I start it when it is cold, I have no issues.
Hi Ghary, What you are describing sounds like an ignition coil that is beginning to fail. Ignition coils are coated with a varnish-like insulation that becomes brittle over time after being stretched then contracted repeatedly The insulation develops small fractures...
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Water from the radiator is going to the expansion tank which then overflows causing engine to overheat.
Hi there. There could be three things that could be causing your engine to overheat and the heater to not work. (1) The thermostat could be stuck shut or causing the cooling system to not flow making the engine...
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My 2003 ford explorer wont start up just get click click click click click click click click
If the battery is weak and the voltage is dropping to below 9 volts you will get the clicking without the starter turning the motor. Have the battery voltage checked and if battery cannot hold a load then replace it...
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Timing chain
If the timing chain broke in the front or rear of engine then it could bind the crankshaft from turning. If engine will not turn with starter in the normal direction then you may be able to use a socket...

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