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If the airbag has a sensor responsible for turning off the passenger side airbag then is it safe to put a rear facing baby seat in
Hello, thank you for writing in. Typically putting rear facing child seats in the front seat is not allowed. In most vehicles, putting a child seat in the front middle position is absolutely illegal and unsafe. The passenger seat safety...
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Blower moter wont quit running
The a/c heater blower motor is supplied power through the blower resistor and a connector between them. The blower motor over time will start to draw more amperes and cause resistor and connection harness to overheat. You should replace the...
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What is this clear fluid leaking from the front and rear of my 2007 750li?
Hi there. Check the fluid by putting a paper towel on the fluid and smelling it. If the fluid has no odor, then it is water or condensation and that would be normal. If the fluid has a strong odor...
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Whining noise when the engine is at idle.
Hi there. The whining noise that you are hearing is the gears and timing chain in the engine. This is a normal condition and all of the Porsche engines have the same sound. If your engine has an inner cooler,...
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Radio goes off and on intermittently
Hello, thank you for writing in. With intermittent electrical issues, wiring problems are usually to blame. Both the power supply and the ground connection are required for the radio to function. If either of these is loose or has a...
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Need a quote price to replace the engine coils with new ones.
Billing question sent to CS for the replacement of all the ignition coils.
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Won't go over 25 and found antifreeze all over but cannot find where it's leaking from.
Hi there. Check all around the engine compartment for the coolant leak. Look at the radiator, over flow tank, radiator hoses, water pump, heater hoses, intake, core plugs (freeze plugs), and the heater core. One of those areas could be...
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My 2006 Silverado truck seems to be burning oil is this an expensive fix?
Hi there. In most cases, when the engine burns oil or consumes oil every few weeks as you've described, it's caused by one of two things; valve guides that are worn out, or piston rings that are damaged. Both of...
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Brake pedal height 4 inches too high.
Hi there. There is a lever that is attached to the brake pedal that has an adjustment screw. The screw was pushed out making the brake pedal higher than normal. Turn the screw inward and the pedal height should drop....
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Lifter ticking and need specs and diagrams to replace the lifter.
Hi there. First you will need to drain all of the engine coolant from the engine. Then you will need to remove the intake, exhaust manifold to the side that has the lifter that is tapping, and make sure that...
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Idrive and TPI malfunction.
Hello. From what you describe it would appear that your vehicle is experiencing some sort of electrical issues. If the Idrive system is not working properly then it may be possible that the Idrive computer has failed, or possibly the...
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Valve lifter replacement, can't get TDC. Do I need to get TDC for head removal and lifter switch?
Hi there. Before removing the cylinder head the rocker arms and the push rods need to be removed. When removing the rocker arms, they will need to be loose and not tight. You do not need TDC, but close to...
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Major shaking and shuddering,vibration when applying brakes
It sounds like you may have some warped brake rotors. As you know, when you press on your brake pedal, this activates a hydraulic pressure which forces small pistons inside your brake calipers to push the brake pads against the...
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PO304 w/ check engine light on all the time & stabilitrac & traction control turns off when at idle. Back on when moving again.
Hi there. Have you had a compression test performed? This sounds like it could be a mechanical issue plaguing your truck. This could be a stuck lifter, weak/broken valve spring, worn cam lobe, etc. I would do a compression check...
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Runs ok but once it warms up it dies
Hi There, This may be a 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...
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Maintenance Costs
The maintenence costs for the Porsche as opposed to the Audi would be entirely dependent on which type of oil and filter you use as well as the amount of oil that the Porsche engine requires. If the two engines...
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How much offset would I need to fit 16X8 wheels on my 2004 Chevrolet Silverado
Hello. When using a 16X8 wheel on your truck you need to use an offset of 10 mm. This will give you the necessary clearance for the wheel itself. This may not be suitable for the tire that you are...
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when i brake on my 2008 550i bmw it sounds like a grinding noise in the rear around the middle. Do you know what it could be?.
Grinding, squealing, or other "noise" on braking is usually related to a brake pad/rotor contact problem. These surfaces "mate" when you apply the brakes and if there is scoring on the rotor, rust, dirt, irregular wear on pad or rotor,...
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My rear exterior lights are not working correctly on my 2010 Chevrolet Silverado
Hello. I have seen this quite a few times on this vehicle. If the vehicle is all stock then the issue is usually in the rear junction block for the wiring under the rear of the vehicle, or a problem...
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Power steering will not work at all
You will need to have the power steering pump pressure tested to see if the pump can produce pressure at all. If it does not produce pressure then replace the pump and fluid.

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