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Radio/navigation/telephone system freezes
When diagnosing cars technicians can only go off the symptoms they can duplicate. This can be complicated by intermittent issues such as this. Intermittent issues can be caught using various electrical testing procedures but the fault has to happen when...
Car involuntarily accelerates 2-car lengths 1 out of 100 times
Hello. This can be a dangerous issue and does happen on this vehicle. Typically I have repaired this with updating the computers in the vehicle. Some of the time when the degeneration is not working correctly it is because the...
When it's hot out my car won't start, any ideas?
A couple of things come to mind. I would first ask these questions: Is this a no crank or a no start? I will address both scenarios below. A no crank is when the motor doesn't turn when you...
shifting at higher rpm's than normal in hot weather
When the temperature is hot outside, the air density is low in comparison to the wet cold air of winter. This means there is less power available because there is less air to combust. Your car needs an air fuel...
Engine turns over but car won't start
Have the vehicle checked to see if the following cooling system issues need to be serviced: Coolant leak Faulty water pump Faulty thermostat Faulty radiator A thorough test of the cooling system will...
Engine die when get hot
If your engine is shutting off when it gets hot it is possible that it could be overheating. Many vehicles have a feature built into the engine that will kill the engine if it reaches a certain temperature. For an...
Car won't start in hot weather
One possible cause of this issue could be the ignition control module or ignitor. Once they age, they are very susceptible to heat and temperature. Another possibility could be a main relay as well. Fault codes should be read...

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