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Transmission overheating
Hi there. To be completely honest, I am not shocked to hear you are having issues after a replacement at "that location". Sometimes in an effort to bust out as much volume as possible, a service facility like this will...
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My truck is slow on take off
Slow acceleration has a variety of causes. Fuel injectors can become clogged over time as the tiny passages become clogged. When an injector is clogged it can degrade the performance of the vehicle and the car may accelerate slowly or...
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I have an engine light on for months now they say it is the throttle box sensor how do I fix this
Odds are, it is a code for the throttle position sensor. The tps is located on the throttle body. It basically tells the engine control unit how far you have pressed the gas pedal. The ecu uses this information to...
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I'm wanting info on replacing my entire dash with a more modern set up including stereo and air conditioning
The cardinal rule of modern auto electric systems is don't modify them at least if you want to be sure the entire system will function glitch free. These systems rely on tight voltage regulation, known loads, and freedom from EMI...
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Why do I keep getting a C0268 code in my 2005 Chevrolet Tahoe
Hello. Typically when you get this code it is because the pump is not functioning. Most of the time it is caused by the pump windings in the motor failing which will cause an improper voltage feedback which sets the...
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2009 Bmw 650i left driver side fog lamp and low beam malfunction...already replaced bulb but light not on in the headlamp
If the headlight circuit uses a ballast, or other control circuitry, the output of the circuit should be tested. If power to the bulb is verified, and is within the Factory Service Manual specification, then the bulb is defective. If...
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im replacing the upper control arms on my 09 chevy silverado...what brand is better than ac delco
Hi there. We always recommend OEM replacement parts when you're removing components that make up the suspension. AC Delco parts are GM certified, so I would highly recommend using them if you're not able to get the OEM parts. ...
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I got a code p0335 on my 2006 bmw 750I ...I replace crankshaft position sensir cicuit A and more codes pops out
Sometimes solving a series of codes can be like playing Whack-a-Mole. It might be because having one bad sensor can prevent the car from running some of it's self-check monitors. So you solve one problem, the monitors run and the...
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Car wont start even with jumper cables
It sounds like your battery is completly dead. This could have happened either because the battery is old and failed or because the alternator is not sufficiently charging the battery. This issue can be resolved in two different ways depending...
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My 2006 chevy crew cab rear passenger window will not go up. I don't think it is the motor. It seems to come off the channel.
Hi There, This is usually a problem with the power window motor, the regulator or the fuse unless the window has come off of the track. It is very difficult for the window to come off the track unless the...
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My 2007 bmw 750li, makes noise when I'm not pressing in the gas. The car indicated oil level was ok. What could causing the noise
Hi there. It really depends on what type of noise you are hearing that will determine what is causing the noise. If it's a constant ticking noise, it's possible your serpentine belt or the pulleys that drive that belt are...
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Truck would not start this morning. 2011 Chevy Silverado. would not crank and service traction control came on. Help!
Hello, thank you for writing in. If the starter is not attempting to engage and turn over the engine, then you are likely not getting enough power to the starter due to a dead battery. You should try jump-starting the...
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How do I find my engine model
There is several different ways to identify the engine you have. You can view the under hood emission decal to see what engine was installed and any emission related information. You can look up the 8th digit of your VIN...
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The suspension on my 2012 Panamera 4S makes loud "crunching" noises when driving over bumps if the car is cold.
Hi there. The Panamera is one of my favorite cars to drive, but less favorite cars to service for the same reasons - the complexity of the vehicle's suspension system. The problem with most performance cars, like the Porsche Panamera...
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Engine fan keeps running
Hi There, It sounds like you have two separate issues going on. The fan continuously running suggests that you may have a faulty cooling fan relay which may be causing the fan to continue running like this. The engine oil...
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My truck is stalling.
This may be unlikely as the separate circuits are both monitored by the engine control computer and it is not common for the faults to get mixed up. Both a faulty mass air flow sensor and weak fuel pump may...
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Coolant reservoir dash light.
The reservoir could have a crack in it or the hoses to the reservoir could have the clamps loose or the hose could be split causing the coolant leak. If there is a coolant leak, then the coolant pressure will...
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Knock sensor P0332 2004 Chevrolet Express 2500
Hi there - the P0332 problem code indicates a "low signal", which can mean a bad knock sensor, but it can also mean "no signal", as in, a wiring problem. Check the connections to the sensor for good connectivity, and...
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Hey Robert my car today shut off unexpectedly, as u pulled in to the dealer where I bought it ironically. I read something in re
Intermittent, sudden loss of power is due to an electrical or fuel issue. A few years back, this problem was traced to a fuel system issue in certain BMW models, but reportedly not the 650i. I would first check to...
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I have a 2007 BMW 650 I my clutch is slipping between second and third gear. The car is automatic. How much does a repair like t
Unfortunately, there is there no typical cost because the cost depends on the exact cause of the failure and the cause is unknown until the transmission is diagnosed. If, by chance, the cause were a plugged up transmission filter or...

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