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Is getting a 2010 BMW M3 with 70,000 miles used as a daily driver expensive annually?
Hello. Though this vehicle will be fun to drive, it will be much more expensive to maintain then the Infiniti is. The cost for every service is more expensive, and normal wear parts like brakes and tires will typically cost...
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Restricted Performance message on dashboard
When the controller sees a misfire, it shuts the fuel off to the offending cylinder, hence your "restricted performance" message. Your friend may be right because coil failures are quite common on the Jaguars. P0357 says your failure is on...
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Fluid leak.
Leaks of this sort are diagnosed in an oil leak inspection. Often there will be multiple leak points especially on older vehicles as rubber seals usually last 6-10 years at most. However, it is possible to fix the larger and...
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My 2001 Aurora won't start or turn over at all. All lights headlights come on so it can't be a dead battery. What is it?
The engine immobilizer (security) system is probably active, possibly due to a defective chip key. Once the immobilizer system is "on" you won't be able to start the car. A reported temporary fix is to insert the ignition key and...
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Engine fault poor performance amber code
Hello, thank you for writing in. The vehicle has detected an issue with the engine. The cause can be a wide variety of running issues, sensor malfunctions, or failing parts. With that being said, the best thing to do is...
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How much to change front pads and rotors on disco II?
Billing question for the cost to replace the front brake pads on a 2002 Land Rover Discovery with a V8-4.0L engine.
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Overheating, blow cold air
The heater not working in some cases may be related to the overheating problem you are also having. This may be due to a faulty heater blower motor or potentially a bad heater core. As you may know, the heater...
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Bank 1 too lean, cylinder 1 misfire.
Hi there. There are several possible sources that trigger these two codes including a faulty fuel pressure regulator, weak fuel pump, clogged fuel filter, faulty powertrain control module, vacuum leak, faulty injector(s), faulty oxygen sensor(s) and a faulty mass air...
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How to take air out of cooling system Lexus ls400 1997?
Hi there. First check the cooling system for the right amount of coolant and top it off if its low. Then run the cooling system until the engine is hot at operating temperature. Shut off the engine and let it...
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How do I know if the Battery needs replaced?
After the battery was discharged and the battery was jump started the engine stalling is normal until the computer relearns the idle again. If after recharging the battery to 100% the battery should be retested to make sure it passes...
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car overheating 225
Normal engine operating temperature is up to 225 degrees. As long as you are not over that value, the engine is not overheating. Intermittent cabin heat means there is an obstruction in the coolant flow and that obstruction can be...
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After driving my car, the next day will not start. It turns over but will not start 1993 Lexus LS400
Hello - the first task is to get any problem codes, whether the Check Engine is illuminated or not. The next step is to determine whether you have spark at the plugs, or the fuel pump runs on those days...
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I am thinking of buying a 98 Lexus LS400 with 200,000 mi for $3000. IT runs great and is in beautiful condition. Check Engine light is on 1998 Lexus LS400
Hello - as to the starter question, if the starter starts to spin immediately after you turn the key to the "Start" position, spins the motor over briskly without strange noises, hot or cold - the starter is probably fine....
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I got into a accident and I want to know what the part is called that I have to fix
Hi there. Unfortunately, we can't download images on this Q & A section. If you've damaged your vehicle during an accident, it's always best to let your insurance company inspect the car to see what is damaged first.
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What are the Torque specs for a inner tie rod
The torque specification for the lock nut is 41 foot pounds. The specification for the ball joint end is 64 foot pounds.
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High pitched whistle sound
It sounds like you may be having an issue with your suspension or brakes on the passenger rear side of the vehicle. I would recommend a brakes and suspension inspection be performed on your vehicle by a qualified professional to...
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Vehicle slightly trembles in idle, just started today.
This may be a result of a faulty oxygen sensor. As you may know the oxygen sensors which are part of your emissions system read exhaust gases to determine whether or not the appropriate amount of oxygen is present in...
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How do I fix this
Hi there. It does sound like the vehicle is running excessively rich, but the question is why is it running so rich that fuel is accumulating in the oil? Fuel in the oil means that the cylinder walls are being...
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P0175 p0101
Check the fuel injectors and see if they are leaking and not atomizing properly. The injectors could be working fine but dripping instead of spraying. I recommend performing a injection cleaning on the engine to see if the injectors will...
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check engine light, ABS and ABS off lights on after starter replacement, many c02, c12 and p03 codes, any ideas?
Hi there. It sounds like there is a wiring issue; pinched, pulled, or loose, or an intake leak. A good visual inspection first may uncover possible causes; loose connectors, broken connectors, broken wires, loose wires, exposed wires, etc... The ABS...

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