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Hi there. It is quite common for used compressors to have excessive debris if it has not been fully refurbished. It's also common for compressors that are not fully rebuilt to leak or have other issues with working consistently. Sometimes...
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Hi, i was driving my car just fine today when all of a sudden it started jerking. it jerked a lot getting up to about 20mph then i
Hi there. I wouldn't suspect that removing the battery has caused any problems. When your engine runs rough, it can be caused by multiple issues, ranging from a vacuum leak to fuel system component problems, and ignition system issues. I...
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My gas gauge is always on empty it does not register when I fill my tank up.
This is a problem likely related to your fuel tank sending unit. The fuel gauge sending unit is a small float type component (or sensor) inside your fuel tank that measures the level of the fuel inside the tank. As...
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Need help identifying issue please!
Hello, thank you for writing in. It is possible the leak was starting to form when you were driving around the last couple of days. Automatic transmissions have a complex amount of components, seals, gaskets, and various passages for the...
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Need help identifying issue please!
It sounds like the jerking reaction was a result of your transmission being low on fluid. In addition to this, you definitely have a transmission fluid leak that should be looked at very soon. What you are describing is often...
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Check engine problems
Hi there. When the signal to and from the camshaft position sensor and the PCM is broken, the ignition spark and fuel injector timing will fail and the PCM will store the P0340 trouble code. This will trigger the illumination...
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I'm gonna purchase a 2010 m3 hardtop convertible with 69k any recommendations
Hi there. These cars are pretty fun to drive and rather reliable vehicles. There are two things specifically that you should look into if you're going to buy this vehicle. First, most BMW's tend to have problems with front oil...
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I'm told timing is off on 2092 stype Jaguar and timing silenoid about how much will it cost to fix
Hi there. The cost of replacing this component will vary based on whether it's the solenoid, the switch or the electrical harness that powers the VVT. You can request an estimate to have one of our mobile mechanics complete this...
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I have a 1995 Lexus LS400. Yesterday, the speedometer stopped working and the engine was sputtering.
This may be caused by a faulty transmission speed sensor. The speed sensor reads the rotational speed of the reluctor wheel, located within the transmission. The speed sensor also controls the anti-lock braking system. Driving with a bad speed sensor...
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Car started shaking won't start engine light keeps flashing
Hi 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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Will the wrong radiator cooler make car run hot?
So long as you are not mixing two different types of coolants, you should not have any issues with overheating. Overheating can be caused by a number of things such as low coolant levels, a faulty thermostat, a clogged radiator...
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tires
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I have a 93 Lexus LS400, I put a power steering pump on it yesterday and I'm still getting a whining noise .
It sounds like you may have a power steering rack that may be putting too much strain on the power steering pump causing it to leak or fail. The rack and pinion gear set does two things: It converts the...
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What could be the cause of overheating on a range rover rediscovery 2001?
Hello, thank you for writing in. Diagnostics on the cause of overheating need to be done before a quote can be prepared. The easiest way to find out what is wrong is to have a pre-purchase inspection done before you...
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I purchased a new car strut and the piston rod stays all the way down.
Typically, there is a shipping retainer used to keep the strut rod compressed into the cylinder prior to installation. That protects the plating on the rod from scratches and keeps the shipping package smaller. The retainer should be fairly obvious....
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Why does my car have to turn over a couple times when it is mildly warm?
You may have a problem with injector leakage. When the car has been running the fuel system stays pressurized for a few hours. When the injector valves are old, there may be a small amount of leakage at the tip...
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My Lexus sc 400 only goes in to reverse. Rpms rev up when in neutral or drive gears
What you are describing is often a sign of low transmission fluid or a faulty transmission control solenoid. As you know, automatic transmissions use pressurized hydraulic fluid to change gears. Every time a gear change is required, the car's computer...
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Low oil pressure light after 10 mins of driving.
If the low oil pressure is due to wear in the engine bearings, that is excessive clearances, resolving that requires rebuilding the engine. If the low pressure is due to a fault in the oil pump, or the pump pressure...
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Whats the best way to put on the powersteering high pressure hose on 1994 LS 400
Hi Nathaniel. Thanks for contacting us today. If you are going to attempt to replace the high pressure power steering hose, I strongly recommend purchasing or downloading a service and repair manual for your Lexus. This will provide you not...

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