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when i step on the gas pedal i hear a popping sound
The term popping sound most often comes up to describe the sound made by CV and Universal joints. Of course from where I sit I can't interpret the sound your land rover is making, but CV and universal joints are...
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I'm getting an "Oil Pump Pressure Is Low" warning light on my dash, followed by loud tapping sounds from the engine.
The oil pressure sensor only "reads" and reports pressure. The sensor itself cannot "affect" or "set" pump pressure. If the oil pressure warning light illuminates AND there is coincident unusual engine noise, that almost undoubtedly means that oil pressure really...
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My car died on the freeway 6 days after getting new battery and alternator. Any idea what this could be?!
The repair work and the stalling are not necessarily related and thus could just be a coincidence. If the car re-started, just check to be sure the battery is fully charged and that the charging system output is correct. If...
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Hello, I have a 98 Lexus LS400. I bought the alternator already, if you were to come install/replace it, would you still charge fo
You are welcome to buy your own parts and book a certified mechanic from YourMechanic to install those parts or perform associated repairs. In your circumstance, the procedure is to go to YourMechanic's alternator replacement service page. At that page,...
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overheating in jaguar 2000 v8-4.0 minimum and maximum repair cost
Hi there. It really depends on the level of overheating you are experiencing. If the issue is inconsistent, it's possible that it's caused by air bubbles in the cooling system, or an obstruction in the heater core which can be...
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My Jaguar S type 2000 V8 is stopping suddenly while running due to overheat. What could exactly be the problem? And how much could
The most common cause of overheating is a low coolant level due to a leak. If you park your car on a paved space overnight, you might be able to see signs of leakage. Other causes could be a bad...
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Drivetrane Stuck in sport mode
Hi there. The sport mode activation is electrical from the shifter, which sends a signal to a solenoid in the differential to activate the different "mode". If it's stuck, it's quite possible that an error code still exists from the...
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Hi got a discovery td5 t reg 2.5 dash board lights flickering
If the problem started immediately after you washed the car, obviously that raises the possibility of water damage, but what happened could also be just simply coincidental as well, that is you have an electrical problem unrelated to washing the...
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My rear passenger tire blew out earlier today and tore off some wiring under the car. Replaced wiring but no fuel goes to engine?
To determine if the fuel pump is disconnected, turn the key to the "on" (not start) position and listen for the in tank fuel pump momentarily running (the pump should make a brief "whirring" noise and then stop). If you...
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My car was smoking I stopped to see what was wrong and now will not start
Hello. It may help by having one of your mobile technicians come out to inspect your vehicle. Smoking out of the exhaust followed by a vehicle not being able to start is generally a catastrophic signal. White smoke coming out...
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Heater blows cold air when vehicle is stopped.
You may have a clogged heater core that may be prohibiting the outer linings of the heater core to get hot. As you know, the heater core is a series of tubes that the coolant runs through that generates the...
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How much would it cost to replace the crankshaft on a 2008 M3 Coupe?
Hello - unfortunately, this is not a service YourMechanic offers at this time. Thanks for thinking of us however!
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Crankshaft bearing replacement cost 2008 BMW M3
Hello - unfortunately, this is not a service YourMechanic offers at this time. Thanks for thinking of us though!
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I don't know whether it is the alternator or battery
The best way to determine if your alternator or battery has failed is to start with a fully charged battery. I would recommend having your battery fully charged. If the battery will not accept a charge, the battery has likely...
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wipers don't respond to my commands. goes on highest speed and doesn't stop unless fuse is out
Hello, thank you for writing in. The issue is very likely a fault with the wiper switch. While there can be some electrical testing done to verify this, the switches are known to go bad after being used for that...
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Coast of changing the heater hose under the manifold got the parts
Hi there. Unfortunately, we're not able to complete repair service on a 2001 Jaguar Vanden Plas; as it is a specialty vehicle that should only be serviced by an authorized Jaguar certified mechanic. Thanks for contacting us and thinking of...
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Car stopped while I was driving it; Check engine light is also on.
Have your computer checked to see if there is any pending or stored codes. This will lead you to a location on the engine for troubleshooting. There are many symptoms that can contribute to a stalling and no start condition...
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Can you remove fuel pump from inside car? 1993 Lexus LS400
Hi there - yes, you can removed the fuel pump from inside the trunk actually. There is an access plate under the trunk liner for this purpose, allowing access to the fuel tank (and pump) without dropping the tank. Remember...
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Short somewhere that's stopping all interior lights from working and hear clicking when I use power probe on light + and -
Hi there. Tracing an electrical short can be very tricky without using the right techniques or equipment. This video is actually pretty good about how to trace a short wire that you might want to review. If you follow these...

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