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Vibration on left side driver side, u joint?
Hi there. Well, to be completely honest, Jeep does not recommend their vehicles travel over 85 mph for safety reasons. They are simply not made for excessive speed with OEM equipment. It's quite possible a U-joint could be loose, but...
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Will a 5.7 hemi from a 2011 charger fit a 2002 ram 1500 quad cab that had a 4.7
Hi there. Unfortunately, this type of engine swap would most likely require some major fabrication with motor mounts, a new or reprogrammed ECU and other enhancements most likely to work correctly. Since we don't offer this type of service, it...
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i have a few question
A dirty throttle body can affect idle controls and accelerator response. The transmission output speed sensor must have a complete, low resistance connection to the engine computer to function properly. Without a proper connection, and a properly functioning ECM, even...
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what would a bad transmission control solenoid do?
The fault will depend on exactly which solenoid has failed. Typically a modern transmission will have shift solenoids, a lockup solenoid, a torque converter clutch solenoid, and possibly a solenoid for electronic pressure control. The more common symptoms of a...
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What would make my 2003 dodge ram shut off in the middle of the high way? Once on the side the car would not start.
Hi there. Typically when an engine shuts off while under acceleration, it is caused by an instant reduction in fuel flow or an ignition system component that failed. Among the leading candidates include, fuel pump failure, fuel pump relay, or...
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Can bad U joints cause engine vibration
Hello, thank you for writing in. The misfire is likely the cause of the vibrations you are feeling. When just one cylinder is having a misfire, you may have a bad spark plug, a weak spark due to a failing...
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Ac not blowing hard enough thru the air vents.
Hi There, It is usually very unlikely that the blower fan motor would turn counter clockwise unless you or someone else has purposely reversed the wiring to change the polarity. You may want to also check the air vent paths...
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2004 jeep grand cherokee v8 4x4 ac fresh air/ recirculation door.
The cost depends on exactly you want done. If the re-circulation door is part of a larger assembly either that larger assembly has to be removed and replaced or a field fabricated repair has to be installed such that you...
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the timing belt was replaced at 102K miles but they didnt do the water pump. now has 125k miles and how much is it for water pump
If the water pump is not leaking, I would recommend replacing it when it begins to fail. If the water pump is part of the timing belt job and was not done, this will likely cost the same amount as...
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I drive a 2001 Grand Cherokee.it goes off when the fuel level gets to the 2nd mark before the E. &then I have to refuel. Why pls?
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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Car won't start and only makes a single clicking sound with a brand new battery
You could be right, it may be the starter. But I wouldn't run out and buy a new part yet. It could also be a number of other problems like relays, electrical connections, or even the security system.. Trying to...
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Car turned off & wont start after oil was empty
If the car shut off because it was low on oil, there was probably serious engine damage. But when that happens the shut off is usually preceded by a lot of knocking and other engine noise and maybe overheating. It...
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I have an 01 Dodge Dakota quad cab with a 4.7L V8 engine. Can I put a 5.2L V8 that's in my 99 Dakota Sport?
Unfortunately yourmechanic.com does not offer engine replacement or conversion services due to the limitations of our technicians being mobile. We do not have readily-available information as to what engines can be used in place of others.Off the top of my...
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Car turned off while idling, wont start, help?!
Hi There, This may be related to many different possibilities, some of which may be related to a lack of spark or possibly timing issues and some of which may be related to a fuel delivery problem or a combination...
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What is the average price for a new install of an electrical system on a 2007 Chrysler Aspen
As you may know, there are numerous electrical systems on your vehicle that control hundreds of different functions. We will need a bit more detail as to what specific electrical system you are referring to in order to properly diagnose....
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2003 jeep grand cherokee ac low side pressure too high changed expansion valve, dryer and compressor no change
Hello, thank you for writing in. With the amount of work done on the air conditioning system up to this point, you may have introduced air into the system. Make sure the refrigerant is properly cycled out and recharged, rather...
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Run out of oil
It sounds like you may have overheated the motor as a result of not having enough oil in it. This can happen for a number of reasons such as an oil leak, a failing oil pump or potentially a motor...
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my 2005 dodge dakota makes a clinking sound when i hit bumps or push down on some of the fender wells, what would your guess be? A
Hi there. In most cases, when you hear creaking sounds when you drive or press down on the fenders, it's caused by worn out struts, shocks or bushings that are worn out. I wouldn't suspect this would be a mechanical...
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Hello Peter, this is my first time using this site so bare with me. I own a 1998 Lexus LX 470. Recently after starting up my car a
The noise sounds like you have a problem with the belt and belt tensioner. Have these checked to see if the tension on the belt is set correct and belt is too loose. You may also have a pulley that...

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