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97 SL 500 putting new relay in for a fuel pump getting no power to the fuel pump
There is no shut off switch. If you desire, a certified mechanic dispatched by YourMechanic can perform an electrical component/circuit diagnostic and find and repair the interruption. Such a diagnostic relies on the factory wiring diagram of the circuit and...
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Can the range of the Easy Enter feature be limited to something less than full extension?
If you are referring to how far the seat goes back when you pull the key out I do not believe this is adjustable. I believe the only thing you can do with this system is turn it off or...
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1990 Ford F-150 4x4 truck was started then died went back to start it again an got no dash lights an truck does nothing
If you lost all electrical power then you may have a problem with ignition switch or the charging system failed. If you can get a jump start and it starts and runs then check charging system. If jumping it does...
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No power in cab
If the issue is limited to no power to the dash lights, basically you need only trace that circuit. Typically such tracing is performed with a basic volt-ohmmeter and the factory wiring diagram in hand. If the problem is broader,...
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Hi, I have a 2013 F150 Platinum that is plagued with electrical gremlins. First the rear camera stopped working, just says camera
Hi Joe. Thanks for sending your question tonight. This is one of those annoying electrical problems that typically have multiple root sources. Unless the ECU is causing communication errors within the accessory relays and electrical system, then it's more than...
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Recently my 1994 F 150, manual transmission, 302 V8 lost ALL power. I replaced the starter relay and now when I turn the ignition
Your Clanking noise would be the sound of the starter engaging the flywheel. So at least that much is working. But it takes a lot of energy to turn the starter and there might not be enough juice getting to...
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Car shudders when accelerating and going uphill, seems like a loss of power, particularly around 1500 rpms.
Hi Zach. Thanks for contacting us tonight. There are multiple things that can cause a shaking or vibrating issue like you've described. The most common source of this issue is a loose vacuum line or even loose or faulty motor...
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airmatic issues........
Hi there. Thanks for contacting us tonight. The Air-Matic system on the Mercedes-Benz CL500 tends to develop leaks after 10 to 15 years - so it's probably why you are experiencing the warning light and symptoms. This type of problem...
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High idle 1500 rpm
I would look again real carefully for air leaks. Some of them can be pretty tricky. There might be a leaky component or even a leaking brake booster. A can of carb cleaner can help with this, but you'd better...
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When I started my car the Service AdvanceTrac light came on and now I no longer have power steering. What could this be?
The AdvanceTrac warning light means that service is needed on your vehicle's AdvanceTrac system. AdvanceTrac is an electronic stability control or "traction control" system and while the warning is displayed that safety feature may be unavailable, or may malfunction, in...
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Car sputtering switching into 4th gear and will just rev to redline
It is possible that you could be having a malfunction with the transmission itself. I would recommend having your vehicle inspected by a qualified professional who is proficient in transmission Diagnostics.
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Need to drop transmission from a 1997 Chevy Silverado 1500 into another 1997 Chevy Silverado with a 350 engine, is that ok?
Assuming you are swapping transmissions from the same motor application for the same year, this should work without issue. I would suggest double checking the serial numbers on the motors and transmissions with your local dealer to be sure this...
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My truck is squeaking An it squeaks while it’s in park and drive and it has a new belt, idle pulley, ac pulley.
There are a number of other bearings, belts, and pulleys that may also produce a squealing sound when they are worn, loose or potentially begin to fail. I would suggest having a professional from YourMechanic come to your location to...
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Throttle cable feels bound. Not smooth pedal feel. Idle's around 1500rpm. Replaced throttle body with BBK unit
Hi Spunkyprep. Thanks for contacting us today. I think your root issue is the aftermarket throttle body. I would recommend purchasing an OEM throttle body kit (which will include all supporting hardware) and reviewing the service and repair manual for...
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Im putting a steering column back together on a 89 chevy truck and the ignition cylinder wont turn to start after being install
Hey Tyler. Thanks for sending the question today. The ignition lock cylinder needs to be correctly aligned when reinstalling, which typically causes the issue you're experiencing. However, if the ignition cylinder was pulled with the key in the cylinder in...
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steering wheel is locked but car turns on
The problem sounds like you have a broken engine serpentine belt. This would account for loss of steering, charge light on and overheat light all on at same time. Check engine drive belt and see if it broke or is...
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I have an '88 Chevy C2500 truck. My serpentine belt snapped, I replaced it, and it snapped again. All pulleys seem to be working.
Hi John. Thanks for sending in your question today. Usually, there are three reasons a serpentine belt breaks quickly. First, it's not installed or 'snaked' correctly. Second, the tensioner pulley is damaged or the belt is not correctly tightened. Finally,...
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After driving the car dies, will start but not idle
What you are describing sounds like an ignition coil pack that may be failing. Ignition coils are prone to this type of erratic functioning or heat cycling when they are beginning to fail due to the temperature fluctuations under the...
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1983 Chevy Malibu not getting fuel after fuel pump and filter replaced
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 car only starts to stall when the engine warms up and nothing happens when I unplug the IAC harness
Hi Griffin. Thanks for contacting us today. There are several reasons why your car may have this issue, but typically it breaks down to fuel or ignition system components that are worn out. When an engine heats up, components like...

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