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Electronic problem?
It appears that you may be talking about the starter solenoid. It's always a good idea to double check your connections and be sure the wires are where they should be and the connections are secure. It is also possible...
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Overheating way to fast
Hello. If the engine overheats this fast then you should do a block test. This sounds like a blown head gasket or a cracked head. When this occurs combustion pressure enters the cooling system and causes this to occur. I...
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Popping out the exhaust and backfiring out the carb
Adding additional vacuum to the car when it is already backfiring will usually compound the problem due to the lack of fuel supply. Backfiring is most often a result of a lean condition. Adding transmission fluid to the fuel mixture...
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Starter only clicking
The most likely cause is that the starter motor or the relay is not making contact; a mechanic should check for power from the relay to the starter. I recommend having a mechanic, such as one from YourMechanic, inspect the...
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Car cranking, but not starting
Hello, there can be many different causes for this issue. If someone has messed with the mixture screw on the carburetor and have set them too much in the wrong direction, it can cause issues with the car idle. A...
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Coolant leak from a black box (HVAC box)?
The most likely cause of your leak is the heater core inside of the car's heater case. The leak will come out of the A/C's drain. If you are going to bypass the heater core then I would recommend connecting...
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How to fix my transmission
Hi there. In order to answer your question, we need a bit more information from you such as what symptoms you're experiencing, if your transmission is leaking fluid or if it is working at all. Let us know what problems...
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Replacing rear drum brakes with a new rear drum brake kit.
Hello. If you are replacing the entire rare bakes as a set up, which is sounds like, then yes, the axle will need to come out. this wold be the only wat to remove the backing plates. Once the axles...
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Smelling gas inside and out.
Hi there. Check the connections to the fuel filter. If the fuel filter is not connected properly, then the fuel will leak out. Check the fuel hose or line to the carburetor on the engine. See if there are any...
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Location of blinker flasher
When you look at the fuse block under the left side of the dash you will see a big flasher. This is the flasher for the turn signals. The hazard flasher is on the back side of the fuse box...
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COOLANT LEAK 1978 Lincoln Continental Mark V
Hi - I believe you have a leak in the heater core - the tiny radiator under the dash (inside the big black plastic box you mention) that converts hot engine coolant to heat for the passengers. There is no...
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I was backing out of my driveway and heard a loud clunk coming from the rear end of my Ford f250 1979
Hi There, It sounds like you may have a bad universal joint (U-Joint) that may have too much play in it. When this happens, as the torque of the transmission transfers the power to the rear end, a loose U-joint...
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Brakes won't stay pumped and fluid overs the area where u fill it up at
If you are bleeding the brakes out and keep getting air in the system then you test system and it still feels like it has a low pedal again. The brakes are bled again and gets air in it again...
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Instrument panel lighting problem
Hi there. In older vehicles like your 78 Ford, this type of problem is related to an exposed wire that is causing an electrical short. It could also be a fault with the electrical cluster behind the dash. You should...
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I have air shocks on the rear of my vehicle. It doesn't hold the air but for a few hours, can that be fixed and for how much?
Hi there. It really depends on what the actual issue is with your Chevrolet Caprice as to whether it can be fixed or you'll need to replace the air shocks. If the compressor has a leak (which is very common),...
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I have a 1982 ford F250. I have replace alternator,battery, solenoid switch,starter and voltage regulator. My truck still dies
It is definitely possible that you could have a short. I would recommend checking the actual wiring that connects all of these parts together. It is also possible that you can have something drawing battery power while the vehicle is...
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Locked keys in trunk.
Hi there. You can use a slim jim tool or a coat hanger to open the driver door to get to a lever behind the driver seat to open the trunk. If your vehicle does not have a lever to...

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