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I changed a brake booster and after driving the brakes seized up, any idea why
Brake bleeding would not be relevant in a circumstance of "sticking" brakes. If all 4 wheel cylinders are failing to retract, after replacing a booster, a typical cause is maladjustment of the booster push rod as it enters the master...
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I have a 1999 chevy tahoe. I just had the transmission overhauled because it was not shifting past 2nd gear. Problem remains.
Rebuilding transmissions is very detailed work. A possibility is the rebuild just wasn't done properly, and thus the actual issue in your case was not repaired. Inasmuch as you presented with a specific fault, did the shop explain to you...
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brake lights not working already replaced switch
Hi Melissa. Thanks for contacting us today. If the previous brake switch was frequently blowing the fuse, but the new one isn't, then it's possible that the electrical relay is the root problem. Sometimes a damaged switch will keep the...
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Is 233133 miles for a dodge ram cab good?
We cannot say whether or not to purchase a vehicle even if we had given it a full inspection. However I believe that this mileage would be considered high for any vehicle regardless of model or year.
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My 2005 dodge magnum has trouble starting and once started seams to idle high. When push the gas pedal nothing happens nothing! Wo
This sounds like the symptoms of a failed electronic throttle body. I would recommend having your throttle body inspected by a qualified professional in order to determine if it is functioning properly.
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brake light won't turn off and it won't shift out of first gear
Hi Jose. Thanks for contacting us tonight. Generally speaking, changing brake pads, bleeding the lines or other brake service has nothing to do with the operation the transmission. So i don't think the recent service had an impact on the...
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High speed acceleration issue
Yes, you do have an old truck, but that doesn't mean it can't run well. If you noticed this problem about the time you replaced the catalyst, it could be that the replacement catalyst is not large enough to breathe...
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Engine stalls when clutch is released, unable to push while in gear with clutch pedal depressed
This may suggest the transmission synchros may be wearing out. Your transmission has small gear synchronizer rings that help to move the transmission in and out of the various gears. When these begin to wear out, you may notice it...
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Overheating
Hi Jesus. Thanks for contacting us today. If the water pump and thermostat have recently been replaced, there are a few reasons why you might be experiencing overheating issues. First, if the cooling system was not properly bled, this will...
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My car when I'm sitting at a long light, or stopped for longer than 5min, try to overheat. When I go again needle goes back normal
Overheating can be caused by a number of things such as low coolant levels, a faulty thermostat, a clogged radiator or a failing coolant fan switch. As you may know the coolant fan switch helps to maintain the proper coolant...
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What is recommended for timing belt/chain replacement for a 2009 5.7L OHV police engine ?
The 5.7L Charger is equipped with a timing chain. Although there is no manufacturer recommended service interval for the timing chain, there was an extensive recall/service campaign for this model involving catastrophic failures of the timing chain. Therefore, you should...
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How much thread should be left out on a tire rod link for a Buick raodmaster
Hi Emily. Thanks for contacting us today. if you are replacing tie rod links on your Buick, I would strongly recommend purchasing the repair and service manual for your Roadmaster, as it will provide you with the information you're looking...
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Just brought 1996 chevy suburban. Noticed a leak in coolant system 2 days ago kept water in it.
Overheating can be caused by a number of things such as low coolant levels, a faulty thermostat, a clogged radiator or a failing coolant fan switch. As you may know the coolant fan switch helps to maintain the proper coolant...
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Ram 2012 5.7 HEMI, PCM replacement
Hi Alfred. Thanks for contacting us today. In mechanical repairs, there is a huge difference between the effectiveness of whether something can be done - vs. whether it should be done. Generally speaking, an aftermarket PCM CAN be installed -...
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Do I have to change the intake when I put 400 heads on my lt1block
If you install a performance intake manifold it will improve the airflow into the engine and if you have a stock carburetor or throttle body then a larger one will also improve airflow. You should look at any performance products...
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my automatic transmission slips into neutral after it warms up and wont go into drive even though the indicator is on D. i need to
First check the fluid level and condition. Sometimes a clogged filter will cause this condition, however, if the filter is clogged, depending on what it is clogged with (steel versus clutch friction material for instance), the transmission might need service....
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What do you think about Toyota sequioa? Is it a good car in terms of reliability and cost of maintenance?
Hi Henry. Thanks for contacting us today. Among minivans, the Toyota Sequoia is one of the best, most dependable and fuel efficient ones available. As with any previously owned vehicle, it's best to have a professional mechanic complete a pre-purchase...
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I put what thought was gas in tank. I've replaced the fuel pump, spider assembly , spark plugs , and filter along with $100 worth
Hi Ricky. Thanks for submitting your question today. It really depends as to what you put into your fuel tank and several other factors that will indicate where the problem exists. If you put diesel fuel in the tank, it...
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Part question 93 saburban
Yes this engine has a screen below the oil pressure sending unit that may get clogged with engine sludge and will need to be removed using mechanical fingers and spray some carb cleaner in hole to loosen the screen so...

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