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hi peter my 2011 jaguar xf wont turnover to start wondering what the problem could be
Hi there. If your Jaguar will not crank over when you press the ignition button there are two possible sources. Either the ignition relay is damaged or the starter relay or starter is broken. If the engine cranks over but...
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I am thinking of buying a used 2006 ML500 with 130,000 miles on it
Hi there. These are good vehicles and are fun to drive, but they are expensive to maintain and repair, and they do have some expensive issues. You want to drive the vehicle and feel for any vibrations from the engine....
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84 regency over heating and leaking COOL coolant?
Hi there. A coolant leak can be caused by a cracked radiator, broken coolant line, or damaged water pump and more. The best way to find the leak is to have a professional mobile mechanic come to your location and...
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Engine red up but no acceleration
Hi there. What you are describing is an indication typically of a damaged torque converter or interior transmission problems. In some cases,this issue can be resolved by flushing the transmission fluid and changing the filter, while other times this will...
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Transmission leak
I would suggest checking the Kelly Blue Book website with specifics related to your zip code as market prices of cars vary by zip code. This will give you a baseline for determining whether or not the car is within...
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My son has a 1994 mustang that was turned from a manual to an auto trans before he bought it. It seems to be stuck in gear. Goes
Hello, thank you for writing in. The first step is to see if you can manually switch the transmission into a gear where the gear selector connects to the outside of the transmission. If you cannot, there is an interior...
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Hi Peter, this is James , I have cl 500,only about 30000 miles, have suspension problems,, how about change it with conversion kit
Hi there. Unfortunately, we only offer repair or technical assistance on OEM components and not aftermarket upgrades. There are several aftermarket suspension upgrades available for Mercedes- Benz vehicles, but you might want to consult with a MB specialist to determine...
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1997 chev silverado auto door lock stopped functioning
Hi there. The system that automatically locks the power doors when you place the vehicle is drive is controlled by a solenoid. It's likely that either the solenoid is damaged, or the electrical relay / fuse that powers the system...
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Is it a good car to buy? Mercedes-Benz S500 of year 2001 with 138000 miles.
I would suggest checking the Kelly Blue Book website with specifics related to your zip code as market prices of cars vary by zip code. This will give you a baseline for determining whether or not the car is within...
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oil leak
As you know, there are many different places in your motor that are sealed by gaskets. I would suggest narrowing this down by placing a piece of cardboard underneath the vehicle when parking it at night to test for a...
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No hot air coming from heater
You may have a clogged heater core that may be prohibiting the outer linings of the heater core to get hot. As you know, the heater core is a series of tubes that the coolant runs through that generates the...
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I hardly use my sunroof and it closes but not all the way tight
Hi there. This is a common problem with Ford F-150 moon roof issues. This video will show you the common source of this problem.
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Bad vibration when accelerating.
This could be a result of the brake caliper sticking. A few different things can make the brakes stick or lock up. The master cylinder may be causing this if it has not been properly bled. If you loosen the...
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I have a 2014 f150 I started it a couple days ago and when I put it in reverse it instantly died, and it would not crank back,help
Hi there. Without being there to complete an inspection, the only things I could assume is that there is an electrical fault on a shift solenoid that is disabling the ignition system. In some cases, a pinched wire or dirty...
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Hard to start. Makes click noise once running amp gauge is nuts bouncing around. Good battery, good alternator built in volt reg
This is an electrical issue which might be due to poor vehicle grounding and/or excessive voltage drops in one or more circuits, apparently including the starting circuit. As far as the battery, if a load test was performed on the...
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Car blows ecm run/start fuse after starting and then dies replaced fuse and repeats
Hi there. Typically when this issue occurs, damage will be instant - meaning if it's going to damage the ECU, replacing the fuses would not help start the vehicle. So, at first glance, I would assume the ECU is OK....
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Wheres the 89 grand marquis fuse box location?
There is a fuse box below and to the left side of the steering column. That fuse box is covered by an access door that is part of the dash. In addition, there is a fuse box in the engine...
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My 87 f150 lariat 4x4 cranks but won't start.
Hi there. The only thing that pops into my mind is if you replaced the electrical harnesses to those sensors you've replaced, like a crankshaft position sensor for example? In many cases, the electrical harness is the fault - as...
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My 1989 Ford Mustang 5.0 is grinding after being started . I also have to mess with the key to get my radio & wiper blades to work
The electrical element in your ignition switch is probably failing. In many cases, that part of the switch can be replaced without replacing the lock, so you don't have to mess with new keys. If you continue to hear grinding...
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I want to change from automatic to standard transmission on my 84' chevy c10.
Hi there. Unfortunately this is not a service one of our mobile mechanics could offer, so we're not able to offer a quote or estimate. In regards to whether or not it can be done, the answer is "maybe". If...

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