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Engine gets hot, heater blows cold air
Hi Ray. Thanks for contacting us today. When the engine gets hot and the heater blows cold air, it's usually caused by either an obstruction of debris inside the heater core. When a water pump or thermostat does not work,...
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I had body work done and had my front fender replaced. Now there is a lot of moisture in my headlight. Should body shop charge?
The body shop would not be responsible for additional problems and the insurance company should cover it since this would be called a hidden problem that the body shop did not notice when giving the original estimate. They would charge...
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On my 05 Corvette every time I floor it on 3rd gear in the freeway between 80 and 90 it tells me service active handling
Hey Andre. Thanks for contacting us today. The first question I'd ask is whether or not the rear wheels were checked for damage or if the rear axels were inspected as well. I've seen a minor 'glance' off a speed...
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Transmission fluid is leaking
Greetings. It is somewhat expected for seals to stop preventing leaks after a few years of usage. If it is the front seal as you believe it to be, the transmission will have to be dropped to replace it. There...
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Traction Light on
It sounds like there is a serious problem in the traction control system. Fault codes need to read out to see what the Electronic Brake Control Module (EBCM) sees. For the traction control system to work properly, it needs to...
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Reduced engine power.
Check the wiring to the throttle pedal position sensor on the gas pedal and see if there is a loose or broken wire in the pig tail. Fix any wires that are coming apart and wrap up the wiring with...
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Oil pressure gauge
Your oil pressure gauge works by using a sending unit that is mounted down on the engine block that reads the oil pressure inside the motor when the engine is running. As the engine RPM's go up, more crankcase pressure...
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Oil in coolant.
Oil in your coolant is a bad sign. This usually indicates a leaking head gasket or cracked head. A cooling system pressure test and block test will be able to determine this. I suggest having a qualified technician, such as...
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My car won't start after cold weather
The most likely cause for this is that the battery went bad, especially if it is more than about three years old. Some cheap batteries are only good for a couple of years. Have the battery and charging system checked...
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My ABS light went up
In my experience the hub and sensor both needs to be replaced. The sensor will most likely break off when trying to remove it. If you do manage to get it out, the front hub bearings wear will cause erratic...
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Loss of power
Hi, thanks for writing in. I would start with checking things such as the O2 sensor and mass airflow sensor. You should have a check engine light on which should have registered some fault codes in the computer indicating parts...
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limp mode
This problem may be a wire connection or TCM or PCM issue. The first thing that has to be done is to get communication with the TCM. The different computers communicate all to the engine computer and then to the...
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Key getting stuck in the ignition
The problem is the battery is not supplying enough voltage to the ignition lock to release the ignition key. I recommend having a qualified technician perform a battery test to see what the output of the battery is. If it...
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Engine won't crank
Hi. There can by many reasons why the engine is not cranking, the first thing I would check is to make sure that the battery is charged and in good working order. Many times a vehicle will not crank simply...
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Engine sludge?
If you have excessive sludge in the engine, then the oil that you pour into the engine may not be able to drain down into the oil pan. You should change the oil and filter using 6 quarts of 0w30...
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Car window won't close
Hi there. If the window went down and will not come back up, then either the window motor has failed or the switch is bad. Most of the time the problem is in the window motor itself. It is much...
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Bus not starting
Hey there. This may be caused by a few different things which all seem to indicate you have a fuel supply problem. This may be caused by low fuel pressure, dirty or faulty fuel injectors, low voltage to the fuel...
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Battery draining.
Either your battery is due for replacement or you have a parasitic draw somewhere. A draw can be found by placing an ammeter in series with the negative battery cable. If excessive current draw is found, the cause of the...
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Bad gas mileage
Hello there. A decrease in fuel milage can be attributed to a few different faults. The most common causes are leaking fuel injectors, oxygen sensors, coolant temperature sensors, vacuum leaks or exhaust leaks. A qualified technician, such as one from...
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Acceleration
Hello: Most acceleration issues that are accompanied by a sound are typically an indicator that a vacuum leak exists or that an exhaust leak exists. To know for certain, you'll need to have a professional mechanic complete an engine is...

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