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No air through vents only defrost. Heat only in rear
This is typically a vacuum problem or the blend door actuator. Since you have already ruled out vacuum problems, I would suggest checking the blend door actuator which is a little flap in the vent system that opens and closes....
My van loses power going uphill sputters like it's going to die I've changed my fuel filter and it has not helped
Hello. If the vehicle only does this while going uphill and no other times then it is usually caused by a failing catalytic converter or a weak fuel pump. Both of these will cause this as well as a failure...
Black smoke coming from rear tires
Hello. This is very abnormal for your tires and should be looked at by an expert very soon. It sounds like you may have something that is rubbing on the tire causing it to smoke. However, generally when a tire...
Car quit while driving then started back up. Went dead again. Would not start back up.
Hello. If you are having power supply issues, you need to first suspect and test your battery. For the testing of your fuel pump, you can connect a battery charger while you are diagnosing your fuel pump. I certainly would...
Will not stay started once jumper cables are removed. Loses power while driving
If you can keep the engine running when the jumper cable is connected, and it stalls as soon as the jumper is removed, this means the battery is bad or its connections are bad on the clamps and the alternator...
Is this a power steering problem?
It sounds like you may have a power steering leak, a failing pump or potentially a steering rack that may need to be replaced. When the power steering pump is low on fluid or damaged and needing to be replaced,...
Urgent Car Pulling
The cause of the smoke seems to of went away a month ago. You may have got a stuck caliper that caused the smoke back then. If you think the pulling is due to the brakes then you should have...
Front right passenger side Shaking
If you have frame damage on the right side that did not get fixed or was hidden from you when you bought it, then your vehicle may not be repairable. I suggest having a body shop check the frame damage...
Major Leak of power steering fluid sounds like you have a loose or faulty hose connection. Of course, it is also possible that a coincidental leak developed, for instance in a rusted steel tube on the return side, at the same time that you were...
Front end rattle
There are many components that could cause a rattle noise like you describe. Faulty or worn strut mounts, tie rods, or possible the CV joints. It is also possible that a tire imbalance is causing a vibration that is shaking...
wont shift and runs rough, 2001 Ford Winstar
Your cluster may have a problem and is causing the transmission to not shift correctly. The car running rough may be due to a different issue. You should have a mechanic first find the reason for the cluster going haywire...
gears shift but at a longner rate and the car is revving between 2 and 3 rpm's while driving
If you have not serviced the transmission within the last 60,000 miles, you may want to try that. I recommend you have a shop drain the transmission, remove the pan, and replace the fluid and filter. I prefer doing that...
loud constant click noise like machine gun kind of
This could be a variety of things potentially depending on where the sound is coming from. If this is coming from the engine area, this may be valve train noise. If not from the engine area, this may be related...
Rear liftgate wont close
I would recommend trying to use the unlock switch on your keyfob or door panel. If this does not work, I would recommend inserting your key into the liftgate and turn it to the unlock position. If this does not...
my right wheel wont turn at all.
Hi there, thanks for your question. I think this issue is most likely caused is a broken tie rod, either inner or outer, rather than the rack and pinion. Here is an article on symptoms to check for regarding bad...
My speedometer intermittently works at about 1/2 speed.
As long as there is nothing wrong with the transmission, it would have to be a problem with either the speedometer drive cable, or the speedometer head unit. The drive cable is driven off of a gear in the transmission...
Speedometer stopped working, o/d light blinking, check engine light and low tire pressure light are on
All of these problems are most likely linked together by a faulty wheel speed sensor. If the ABS light is on, a fault will be stored pointing to the faulty wheel speed sensor. You may want to enlist the help...
Door chime sensor randomly goes on and off especially during rough braking or on bumpy roads
On the door latch assemblies inside the door, there are door ajar switches that indicate whether a door is latched or not. Over time and use, these switches can go bad and the contacts do not stay in place causing...
Air filter clog stalling car
It may not have anything to do with the new filter you put in. The most likely cause of the problem of stalling after installing an air filter is that the inlet air tube has a crack in it or...
Van jumps forward on the drive gear
Hello and thank you for your question. For the issue of the transmission jumping forward and making a thumping sound, there could be a few different things that cause the situation and sound. First check the condition of the brakes...

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