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I'm rebuilding my quadrajet and the new accelerator pump is too small around for the hole so it won't seal. Is there another piece
If the clearance is VERY small, depending on the cup material gasoline may cause enough swelling to form the seal. There are no other seals if you have an already assembled pump in the bore. It would not be unusual...
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2004 Mercedes CLK500 V8 overheating with AC on - new radiator, condenser, ac compressor, aux fan works, temp sensor replaced, new
Be sure not to drive the car if it is overheating because overheating can warp the cylinder head and/or engine block causing costly damage. The most common causes of overheating include low coolant level (including that due to leaks), cooling...
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can I pull the fuse for the tank fuel pump and use an external pump, will it pull past the valves in the tank pump.
Hi there. We try to stick to OEM service, maintenance and repair tips, so unfortunately, we're not able to help you with this engine upgrade. It would be better for you to contact a performance shop or search online for...
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DTC code P0106
Hello, thank you for writing in. The most likely cause of the issue is a bad MAP sensor. Before changing it out, you will want to check for any other obvious signs of problems. These would include frayed or damaged...
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had misfire on cyl 4 - new engine installed - same code came back 2014 F150 FX V8
Hi there. To be honest, I'm not quite sure how this is possible, unless on pretty simple item was not completed - the error codes may not have been cleared by the dealership. It is also possible that the original...
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My 1988 Chevy G 20 van with a 350 small block overheated the other day I replace the distributor rotor spark plugs PCV valve thr
It sounds like you may have a the beginning of a blown cylinder head gasket. A blown head gasket may cause a number of different symptoms. A head gasket that fails between cylinders will generally cause a misfire and potentially...
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Car jerks when I press accelerator or take foot off of accelerator pedal
Hi there. Usually when the car will 'jerk' when you press the accelerator and lift from the accelerator, it's likely due to clogged fuel injectors, damage to the throttle body or other fuel system components. It could also be due...
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vacuum leak
Hi there. Unfortunately, we are unable to assist with aftermarket upgrades and tech questions as you've listed above. We only offer OEM service, tips and maintenance suggestions for cars, trucks and SUV's sold in the US. Thanks for contacting us...
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1986 lincoln town car stalls while driving, drives good for a bit, then jerks, soon after motor cut off. has to sit awhile4restart
You should have the fuel pressure checked when the vehicle stalls to see if you are losing fuel pressure since you notice the pump is noisey when running. The pump is most likely losing pressure when it gets hot and...
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Idling high
Hi there. Generally speaking, a high engine idle is typically caused by one of two things - a loose or damaged vacuum line or vacuum leak, or an idle control valve that is stuck or damaged. It's also possible for...
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I have a 78' GMC c15 pickup and when i turn either left or right blinker the hazards cut on.
You need to replace the bulbs in the front as one of the bulbs are shorted internally to the other circuit inside bulb. If replacing bulbs do not work then look for a ground wire problem going to the switch...
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how many hours to remove an reinstall engine in 86 chevy van
Hi Woyvnee. Unfortunately, removing and replacing an engine is not an exact science. It's also a service that our mobile mechanics don't complete, so it's hard for us to give you an accurate estimate as to how many hours it...
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when I have to start the car with the engine cold it doesn't warm up and I have to accelerate it myself for it to warm up
Hi Christopher. When the car will not idle on it's own upon start-up, it's typically due to a problem with the idle control valve on a fuel injected system. The Idle Control Valve is designed to control and maintain a...
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I need to know the specifications for the original batteries ( starter and auxiliary ) for my 2003 SL500.
Hi Chibuikem. Thank you for writing in today to inquire about the OEM specs for the primary and secondary battery for your MB. Unfortunately, we are unable to locate a website or online resource for you to review that provides...
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Neutral Safety Switch
It sounds like you may possibly have a bad neutral safety switch. Your vehicle has a neutral safety switch that will prevent the vehicle from starting when it is in any gear position other than park or neutral. Occasionally, this...
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Should I leave the same inner and outer race that came on my new rotors and not replacing it with the new ones that came with my n
If you have a new rotor with new races already installed then there is no need to change them out.
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96 Ford F150 with a 5.0 it's got a rebuilt motor and transmission I'm having problems with it firing a radically when it cranks
You should check the computer for codes first and address any codes received first. Have the fuel pressure tested to see if the pressure is within specifications and holds the pressure with key off. If problem continues then you may...
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I can't access the auxiliary fuse box in my 2003 SL 500
Hi Chibuikem. Unfortunately, we are unable to attach any images or documents through this platform. Your best bet is to purchase a service and repair manual for your Mercedes-Benz SL500, as it should have step-by-step instructions for gaining access to...
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Fuel pump not getting enough power
It sounds like you may have an electrical wiring problem. Typically, you should have 4 wires (2 with ground, one with power and one with switched power) that are working to complete the circuit. The ECM will connect one of...
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R129 brake pad wear indicator
Brake pad wear on this vehicle is monitored by an electronic sensor. There are no metal clips. The pads can easily be visually inspected for thickness of remaining friction material. Pads are generally considered worn out when only 1 to...

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