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Do you fix only a Lexus car ? Bcos I have another car that need to be fix
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I have the (2) upstream O2 sensors and need a price quote for labor to replace them only
You are welcome to supply your own parts and book a certified mechanic from YourMechanic to install those parts or perform associated repairs. To get an exact labor quote, please input your year, make, and model at YourMechanic's oxygen sensor...
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check enginelight is on and the gas range fluctuates often even after i changed the gas cap and had a smoke test done
Codes can't be the "basis" for replacing ANY part on a car. Codes ONLY provide clues to mechanics as to the origin of a fault and the ONLY use of these clues is they permit identification of the parts and...
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Ignition switch
It sounds like you may have a faulty ignition switch. As you may know, your ignition has several circuits: Always On - Connected directly to the battery and is not affected by the ignition switch. This includes: alarm, interior lights,...
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My compressor keeps burning out but it rebuilt
Hi there. Mechanical components that frequently continue to be damaged the same way is caused by another supporting component that is faulty as well. In the case of an AC Compressor, it's likely due to either too much or not...
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Joshua how much will it cost to replace all coils and plugs
Hello, thank you for writing in. The technician's do not have the ability to create proper quotes due to the pricing of labor and parts being dependent on your location. With that being said, I can share some of the...
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Clunking noise hear it at speeds of 35-40 loud
Hi There, What you are describing sounds like a bad or worn out ball joint. A ball joint is designed to pivot through multiple planes. Of course, because the ball joint constantly pivots at different angles, it tends to wear...
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thinking of buying a 2003 s430 w/ 190k miles for 2800, what should i check? also, how are repair costs on it
Mercedes makes great cars, but the really durable models seem to have gone away in the nineties. The cars they've been making in this century are so electronically complicated that you have a lot of weird and expensive problems when...
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When i straighten the wheel the Left tire is straght an the right slightly sticks out to the right
Hi there. Thanks for writing in to YourMechanic.com. You are correct to be suspicious as it's possible that this issue is something else besides the rack and pinion. In most cases, when the rack has shifted due to an accident...
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I changed the lightbulbs on my cars headlights but the driver side headlight won't turn on...
Hello. Ironically, I happen to have a 2000 CLK 430 as well and I experienced an almost identical scenario as you did. I had a fog light out on my vehicle, thinking it was a bulb I went ahead and...
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How much the labor costs to replace caster bushing (aka control arm bushing)? 2004 Lexus LS430
Hi there - YourMechanic does not offer lower caster bushing (aka control arm bushing replacement as a service. Replacing bushings in aluminum control arms in the field is a somewhat risky procedure in the best of circumstances. YourMechanic recommends, and...
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I have a 65 mustang and recently, i've noticed a clcking noise coming from the engine. Almost sounds like a firecracker.
Hi There, Depending on the sound of the clicking this may be related to a misfire or potentially bad camshaft lifters that may not be properly pumping up full of oil. Engine misfires can be caused by many different problems...
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Engine meter shows overheating but engine is not hot
It sounds like you may have had the thermostat stuck closed for a short time and then open up and temperature went down. I would recommend you get the engine coolant thermostat replaced before thermostat stops working all together and...
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Gray leather srs back doors airbag cap for 2002 E430 mercedes
Although it is possible to find this part at a junk yard, the best place to find something like that would likely be eBay.
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Best way to fix Lexus flat spare tire
Hi Felicia. Thanks for contacting us today. Unfortunately, when you have a hole or leak in a spare tire, it's something that can't be repaired. Spare tires (unless it's a full-sized spare) are factory sealed, and tire repair facilities will...
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I have an 01 Lexus ls430 the trunk indicator is on as if the trunk is open but it's completely closed. Any ideas?
Hello, thank you for writing in. Something is wrong with the sensor on the latch for the trunk. Scan the vehicle for diagnostic codes to see if anything comes up. You can check the wiring directly to the sensor and...
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Next to the cooling system reservoir what is that part on a 2001 Mercedes ml 430
Hello. Without seeing where you are talking about it would be hard for me to say what it goes to. There are a lot of hoses in that area so a visual would be best. If you need help with...
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tensioner problem
Hello there. The only thing that comes to mind is that either the tensioner, belt or the pulley's are either not properly aligned, or in the case of the pulley's; not properly lubricated. It's also possible that the pulley is...
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I have a 1980 Buick Regal and would like to change the motor.
When changing the engine out for another, you may have to have the motor mounts replaced or modified to the other engine. Also the exhaust system will need to be retro fitted for the other engine. The ball park figure...
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My buddies GM 4.3 liter just had the ignition modal replaced but now it runs and upon acceleration it sputters and backfires.
If the ignition module is new, it is more likely that the cause of the poor acceleration lies elsewhere. You can check to see if any diagnostic trouble codes have set using a code scanner. If there are no codes,...

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