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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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