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The oil gage flutters at idle,1982 c10 chevy pick up.
It sounds like you may have a faulty oil pressure gauge or potentially an oil pressure switch that may be starting to fail. If the engine is in fact low on oil, you may notice the temperature gauge reading above...
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PSE pump is not working will the roof work?
The PSE pump is often a victim of drowning. Mercedes really goofed when they decided on the location. As for its function, it operates low power devices like the door locks and the retractable trunk handle and little things like...
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How do i configure boot so that roof can enter?
I would recommend checking your owner's manual for this information. I would imagine if there is room for stuff with the top down that it is ok to put stuff in it.
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I just did a oil change and spark plug replacement. Now the car shakes and then turns off when your in gear. 1988 monte Carlo ss
Hi Rafael. Thanks for contacting us today. Usually when symptoms pop up after completing service, you can trace the root issue to a component that was removed or replaced. In the case of spark plugs and oil changes, the first...
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Reversed jumper cables and car will not start and is not getting any power.
Hi John. Thanks for contacting us. Hopefully the fuses and electrical relays have done their job and are blown, causing this issue. In many cases, crossing the battery cables during a jump start will damage the ECU. So, yes -...
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Will using the brake pedal to reset the SBC counter work?
Good day Chibuikem, Thank you for contacting us today. We typically stick to the OEM repair tips and service ideas. According to MB, the right way to resolve this problem is through computer reset procedures - using an OBD-II diagnostic...
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1995f-150 5.0 automatic isn't shifting to drive are overdrive anymore.
If you have not checked the transmission fluid , that is the first thing to do. You might be low on fluid and will be able to get function back by adding some. But if the fluid is not low,...
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Car shuts of only in drive, at a red light.
This may be a sign of a faulty MAP sensor as the vehicle responds adversely to a load put on the motor (i.e. putting it in gear, making turns (which makes use of the power steering pressure switch) turning on...
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While driving my car will shut off if you start it again it will act like it's flooded for about 10 minutes then will start?
You should get the fuel pressure checked and the computer scanned. If running too rich then your fuel pressure may be too high or you have a leaking injector. A computer test will tell you if you have a sensor...
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2011 gear selector went out wht m i looking t for repairs
Hi Adrienne. Thanks for contacting us today. There could be multiple issues that are causing the shifting problem you are experiencing, from mechanical components inside the shifter that are damaged, or the brake switch under the brake pedal. It's important...
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i smell coolant and found some on top of motor
Hi Marcel. Thanks for submitting your question today. If you found coolant on top of the motor, then it is more than likely that the coolant inlet hose attached to the top & side of the motor either has a...
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Main seals leaking after fixing intake manifold leak the main seals did not leak before
If you are getting any pressure build up inside the crankcase as all engines do then the pressure will need to be released by a PCV system or a breather system or the pressure will push out oil at different...
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I think I have power steering pump problem bcos car make some little noise just recently few days ago however is running fine
You should have the power steering checked to see if fluid is low and make sure you are using only approved Mercedes fluid or you can damage the power steering components. I would not recommend replacing the pump until the...
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Temperature gauge goes up and down
You're probably low on coolant. Filling the reservoir doesn't really do the trick for filling the cooling system. There is probably air trapped in the cooling system that needs to be bled out. You may be able to do it...
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How to fix stalling issue?
You may want to check to be sure the fuel pressure regulator is working properly. The fuel pressure regulator is a device which controls the pressure of fuel supplied to the fuel injectors on an engine. This works by bleeding...
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My 1989 Cadillac has a weird smell after running for a while not sure if it's a fuel smell or coolant need to know what to do help
It is very likely that you have a fluid leak that is burning on the hot exhaust. I would recommend having an oil/fluid leak inspection performed to determine the exact cause of this issue. Consider Your Mechanic as this can...
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I have some battery date codes i want to decode.
According to the local Mercedes Benz dealer, the dates stamped on the terminals represent the month and year the batteries were manufactured. Generally, advice in the industry (this is not from MB) is don't buy a battery if the DOM...
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Just changed fuel pump on 96 Ford explorer,,, all is good except now temperature goes high and drops back ,what is it ?
Hi Russell. Thanks for contacting us today. Usually rapid increase then decrease in engine temperature is not a side-effect of a fuel pump replacement, so it's likely that this is non-related. It is possible that a thermostat is stuck or...
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Can I start my car if tranny cooler lines are disconnected
If the engine has sat idle for a long time, you can use an engine pre-oiler prior to re-starting the engine. The device is very effective and I have seen them loaned for free at Oreilly's. If the radiator is...
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Hi! What can cause the engine to shut off occasionally when shifting from reverse to drive in an automatic transmission? This has
Hello, thank you for writing in. There are several things you can check, luckily if you are mechanically inclined at all you can check quite a few at home. To begin, make sure your idle air control valve and throttle...

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