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My truck wont blow either heat or cold air?
Assuming you are referring to the blower motor resistor being replaced, this is the unit that controls the speed of the blower motor (i.e. low, medium and high speeds). The blower motor relay is a separate unit that directs power...
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Is it a fuel pump issue?
It's possible that a failing fuel pump, or a clogged fuel filter or fuel injectors for that matter, can cause stalling at idle but there are other common causes such as vacuum leaks, EGR system faults, sensor faults such as...
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Pcv valve problem
Hello. In most case a PCV valve should not noticeably rattle, though that varies from engine to engine. If it appears to be rattling excessively that could signify that the PCV valve is not secured properly, that there is a...
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"Check gauges" light is on.
In most cases, one of the gauges on the dashboard may be reaching a high, low or inaccurate value to trigger the check gauges light. The idle control valve is not located near the belt but may cause starting or...
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Power steering intermittent pressure
Hello. The symptom you are having is more commonly known as "pulsing". Some of the pulsing can be explained by the power steering pump and system. The pump may be failing or leaking. In fact you should start by checking...
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My truck overheated.
If the vehicle was being driven while the engine was overheating, there is a chance the head gasket may have been damaged causing low compression. The compression should be checked to make sure the head gasket is okay and if...
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A/C is going crazy. The reading of the "outside temperature" resets itself. 2004 Land Cruiser
Hello - most likely, the outside air temp sensor has been damaged or ripped out. (They are often mounted down low just behind the front bumper, which makes them vulnerable to all sorts of things.) When the sensor is removed,...
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Transmission shifts into 1st and 2nd only. When it goes into 3rd gear, the engine revs up and seems as if the transmission is in neutral.
Hi there. According to the shifting charts to your transmission, third and fourth gear both use the Overdrive Clutch as a holder to get the gears with the Underdrive Clutch and the Fourth Clutch. Since your vehicle will only get...
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Shifter won't move - stays stuck on park.What could be wrong with it? 2004 Dodge Durango
Hi - having changed the brake light switch (most common source of this problem) and confirmed that brake lights are now working (if not, check brake light wiring - switch does more than brake lights), the shift interlock solenoid is...
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Car wont start unless I let it sit for 35 mins
This is a common sign of a faulty ignition coil. Ignition coils are coated with a varnish-like insulation that becomes brittle over time after being stretched then contracted repeatedly The insulation develops small fractures that open when heated and close...
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Does my truck use a throttle position sensor with or without lever?
Hi there. The best way is to look at the throttle position sensor on your vehicle and see if it has a lever on it or not. If there is no lever, then you would need to purchase the sensor...
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How often should you replace drive belt on 2008 dodge ram
The recommended replacement interval for all of the belts on the 2008 Dodge Ram 1500 is 120,000 miles so yes the belt should be replaced if it is the original belt. There are many other components and systems on the...
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I have a 1999 toyota land cruiser that needs O2 sensors. My mechanic quoted me $891.00. seems very high. was hoping to buy parts
Hi there: Depending on the location of the O2 sensors, the replacement can be rather pricey. However, over $800 does seem a bit excessive. You can request a quote to have one of our mobile mechanics complete a oxygen sensor...
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Sounds like something is rubbing against the breaks rotors.
The most common cause of the brake noise you are hearing is the brake pad metallic material it is made of will cause a loud scrapping noise intermittently. You should have a mechanic like one from YourMechanic come to you...
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Accelerator is not responding
This may be a sign of a failing throttle position sensor or potentially a vacuum leak. The throttle position sensor (TPS) is a sensor used to monitor the throttle position of the throttle plate inside the throttle body in relation...
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Car won't turn over
This may potentially be a faulty starter solenoid or relay depending on the symptoms. The starter solenoid is located on the starter and has internal electrical contacts that transmit electricity to the starter. When this fails, it may cause a...
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Misfire in cylinder #8
Engine misfires can be caused by many different problems, but there are a few suspects that occur more than others. Generally, misfires are caused by either a spark or fuel issue or in cases, a combination of both. Spark related...
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The back right whell got pushed in to the car how much would it cost to fix on a Lexus gx470 2008
Hi there: Unfortunately, providing a price quote would not be accurate without physically inspecting your vehicle first. If you were in an accident, it might be best to have an insurance claims adjuster look into this first. However, if you're...
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Why does my Shifter moves freely, but wont shift? A small piece in steering column has broken off. 2006 Dodge Dakota
Hi - you have diagnosed this correctly! Part of the shift linkage has broken, preventing gear selection. I would recommend a shift linkage inspection to determine what parts to order by a mobile, professional mechanic, such as one from YourMechanic,...
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The engine ticks and burn oil faster then usual
Hello. Thanks for writing in. When the vehicle is burning oil, it is typically due to one out of three things. Either the piston rings have failed, and it is allowing oil to pass into the combustion chamber where it...

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