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My shifter is locked in park as a safety feature because my turn signals won't work.
The system requires the brake lights to turn on to unlock the shifter. If you check the brake lights and the lights do not come on then check the brake light fuse to see if it is good. If the...
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Radiator keeps blowing coolant back into holding tank
Hi, thanks for writing in. This is a sign that you may need to have the radiator system burped. This is a process that is used to relieve the air in the system which can cause the coolant to overflow...
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Hi I have this dtc:P0698 description (failure of wiring and connection. failure of spark plug control module) engin no start
Hi there. Typically this is a failure in the ignition control circuit. Most of the time it is a wiring failure going to the ignition coils such as a bad ground connection. It can also be caused by a failure...
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Where do I locate the Oil Pressure Switch?
Hey there. The oil pressure switch is located just to the left of the oil filter housing behind the alternator. If you would like a professional to take care of this for you, a certified mechanic from YourMechanic can come...
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weird engine noise
Hello. Though this can be caused by a transmission failure, most of the time it is either caused by a cracked flywheel or a failing timing chain. I usually try to narrow down the location of the noise as that...
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P0008 error code is shown
The P0008 code you are receiving is telling you the camshafts and the crankshaft are reading that they are out of sync. The computer will run tests on the alignment of the camshafts to each other, and with the crankshaft....
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Cannot shift out of park and the engine won't start
Hello. The shift interlock system keeps your car in park until you turn the key and step on the brake. It will not release the shifter until these two things occur. The first thing you need to do is...
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Left Front Struts
Hi there. What diagnostic process did they use to determine that the strut is faulty? What is the parts list of the quote and which part is the root cause of the noise? I suggest acquiring a second opinion and...
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Rear bank of cylinders has no spark.
Hello. A no spark condition can be caused by a wide variety of issues. If the issues appear to be affecting an entire bank, that is an entire side of the engine, then it may be possible that there is...
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Car is shaking and smoking out of the tail pipe. I have replaced the spark plugs, alternator, and gaskets. It won't go past 50 mph.
Hi there. Check the following conditions that the engine could consume engine oil. Positive Crankcase Ventilation Valve (PCV) is plugged up forcing engine oil into the combustion chamber Piston oil control rings are worn and leaving excessive engine oil...
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why won't my overdrive work
Hi there. The overdrive clutches in the transmission could be slipping causing the transmission not to shift into overdrive. I recommend seeking out a professional, such as one from Your Mechanic, to help you diagnose your transmission.
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When I fuel up, my car will not start, it takes about 3 tries and I have to pump the gas
Can you hear the fuel pump prime when you turn the key to "On" before cranking it over? Before starting, turn the key to "On" for a few seconds. Listen carefully for a faint "whirling" sound. Have you had the...
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New tension belt was put on and the car will not start. The car computer is saying the timing belt is off.
Hi there. The serpentine or drive belts have nothing to do with the timing belt on the car. It depends on the tensioner that was installed, either the drive belt tensioner or the timing belt tensioner. I recommend seeking out...
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The throttle body needs to be replaced.
Hi there. It seems that the the transmission is only shifting into 2nd and 5th for the computer has the engine in limp mode. There is something wrong with either the engine or the transmission. Check all of the sensors...
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Does the entire oil pump have to replaced if it's just the hose fattest degraded on a Suzuki XL-7 2007
If your oil pump has failed, replacing the oil pump on your vehicle costs less than $1,000. However, with only 82,000 miles on the engine, failure of the oil pump would be unusual. The oil pump can and should be...
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Just replaced my timing and now it won't start I have spark fuel and air
Your best bet is to have a professional mobile mechanic come to your location and complete a car is hard to start inspection, so they can gather more information from you in regards to what was replaced recently and complete...
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Jerking reaction
Hello, There are a few things that can typically cause a car to have a bit of a jerking reaction when driving. Low transmission fluid can cause this to happen when the transmission lacks sufficient transmission fluid required to build...
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Transmission won't move
Be sure the wiring harness is connected to the transmission, although in drive the manual valve (in the transmission valve body) should at least get you into 1st gear. Check the fluid level. If fluid is really low, the transmission...
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Once engine is warmed up (3-4miles) car stalls at intersections and won't stay running.
Hi there. The correct way to diagnose most mechanical problems like you are describing begins with a digital scanner inspection. This allows the mechanic to download any stored error codes and then pinpoint the source of the issue. Once codes...
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Replaced the fuel injectors and car won't turn over.
Hi there. I totally understand your frustration, as for the life of me, I can't understand why somebody would bypass the fuel filter. However, it is quite possible that the two issues are not related. If a car won't start,...

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