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My car bounce under 20 mph and then over 20 mph the steering wheel pulls to the left and car starts to shake after 65 mph
Hi Erick. Thanks for contacting us today. This is a very odd situation you're experiencing, especially if the alignment has been verified as being straight, the tires were rotated and the tires/wheels are balanced - as those are the leading...
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where is the thermostat
Your thermostat is located in the front of the engine right next to the distributor just above the water pump. I would recommend having an expert from YourMechanic come to your home to -diagnose and replace your thermostat.
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Truck makes loud noise when accelerating
Hello. There are multiple things that may cause loud noises when stepping on the gas pedal such as axles,valve lifters, and catalytic convertors. I suggest having a technician inspect the vehicle as again there are several things that may cause...
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Steering wheel vibrating during braking
It sounds like your problem is most likely warped rotors. You should also check the wheel bearings for any looseness. If you are getting steering vibrations then your power steering gear steering valve may be causing the issue and would...
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Oil pressure gauge is reading high
This is not normal. Issues like this should be looked at by a qualified mechanic. This can be caused by many things such as a blocked or clogged oil passage, over filling the oil the last time the oil was...
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Oil light is on
Hello There, The oil pressure light will usually come on when one of two things are happening. Either the motor is in fact low on oil or the oil pressure sending unit is not working properly and may be producing...
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Gear shift lever stuck in park
Hi. Your shift lock switch may be engaged. It will be in one of two places. On the top of the steering column of the instrument cluster or right by the shifter itself above the Park icon on the shift...
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engine light
Your check engine light may come on for many different reasons such as a faulty mass air flow sensor, a faulty O2 sensor, a bad catalytic converter, bad spark plugs or wires and many other reasons. Unfortunately due to the...
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Car refuses to start.
I need more information to diagnose this problem. Does the car turn over or not? I would have a technician look at it to determine what the problem is because it could be a number of things that would stop...
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I have a new battery. Have gas. Have oil.. It started up but cut off and won't start back up. Its turning over but wont start
If the engine cranks at adequate RPM, be sure there is adequate fuel in the fuel tank and that the fuel is not old. Download any OBD-II trouble codes that have been stored and examine those codes for diagnostic clues....
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what type of synthetic trans fluid can I use in my 2012 QX56
Any synthetic transmission fluid that states on the container, or in the product documentation, that the fluid meets Nissan standard, "Nissan Matic-S" is perfectly acceptable and there are numerous vendors. Once compliant product is Valvoline Synthetic MaxLife ATF but there...
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Removed Drive Shaft, is it still drivable with 4WD ?
Hi Erick. Thanks for contacting us tonight. The Pathfinder is a rear-wheel drive first vehicle, meaning that in order to propel the vehicle, the rear drive shaft must first be engaged. So, unfortunately, until the rear drive shaft is repaired...
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starter Bendix is free spinning with a 34% I have taken out the starter an checked the teeth on it an flywheel I also bench testd
The problem sounds like the starter is bad and cannot be tested on bench properly for engagement. I recommend getting the starting battery system checked and replace the starter after checking the system for any other issues.
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Thudding noise like I ran over something coming from underneath driver side when accelerating over speeds of 60mph
Unless you are confident that the brakes are now working normally, they should be evaluated. As far as the warning light, typically there will be stored diagnostic codes that have caused the light to illuminate. Those codes should be evaluated...
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Automatic headlights stopped working for my 2011 Infiniti M56 but the other settings still work.
The automatic headlights use different sensors to turn them on and off and if they have a sensor or module failure then the system will store a code or can be tested with a dealer level or equal scanner to...
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I have a recently purchased 2014 QX80. How do open the liftgate window?
Based on the 2014 QX80 Owner's Manual, the window in the rear liftgate is fixed in place and cannot be opened. If you have further questions or concerns, do not hesitate to re-contact YourMechanic as we are always here to...
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Loud ticking from Nissan Titan passenger side of engine
Even though it is not listed at a particular mileage, the fact that it is listed as a service indicates that it is a good idea to do that from time to time. With the mileage of your vehicle I...
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Hot start issues
The air fuel ratio is off on your hot starts probably due to sensors or controls operating out of range or perhaps due to a stuck open EGR valve. Heat affects ignition coils and can also adversely affect sensors such...
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loosing power when i hit the gas pedal down in my titan sometimes backfire
Loss of power on acceleration can be due to plugged fuel injectors, faulty oxygen sensors, fuel pump and/or filter, vacuum leaks, ignition system malfunctions, bad valve timing if the timing belt or chain is worn or skipped, blocked exhaust (e.g.,...
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I am buying a used car, and the alternator is getting replaced in the vehicle before I get it. Does this raise any red flags?
A replacement of the alternator should not raise a red flag bu I would recommend getting the vehicle (inspected) [https://www.yourmechanic.com/services/pre-purchase-car-inspection] before you purchase it by a mechanic like one from YourMechanic. This will insure you do not have major problems...

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