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Two misfire's and it smokes because of it. Also bogs down when giving it gas.
Hi there. Check the spark plugs and see if they have any burn marks. If the plugs are good, then check the fuel system for proper fuel pressure and see if the injectors are working. If there is a misfire,...
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Water from the radiator is going to the expansion tank which then overflows causing engine to overheat.
Hi there. There could be three things that could be causing your engine to overheat and the heater to not work. (1) The thermostat could be stuck shut or causing the cooling system to not flow making the engine...
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Already checked timing Belt, but now it don't recognize the computer immobilizer.
Hi there. Try reprogramming the key fob to your vehicle. Click here to view the procedure on reprogramming your key fob. If the key is programmed to your vehicle, then the immobilizer controller may need to be replaced. I recommend...
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1984 F-150 will crank but won't start until you let off the key.
Hi there. What has happened is that the wiring on the ignition switch is hooked up wrong. The following are the terminals on your ignition switch: Battery 'BAT' ON 'ON' Accessory 'ACC' Ground 'GND' The wire from the...
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Hey whats going on guys i have 2003 4.2l 256ci f150 FX2 and I am getting a code for the Mass Air Flow sensor.
Hi there. Check the wiring to the mass air flow sensor (MAF Sensor) and see if there is an broken or frayed wires. If there is no damage to the wiring, then check the circuit on the wiring for a...
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Hello I have a 1978 Chevy four-wheel-drive. I completely tore it down and restored it and put everything back together, but the dash lights are not working properly.
Hi there. It seems that the dashboard lights are grounded to the turn signal switch circuit. This will make your dash light come on when they are not to come on. For the indicator light staying on issue is the...
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1970 Ford Custom pickup with automatic transmission won't shift out of first gear after pulling someone out of the mud.
Hi there. Check the transmission fluid and make sure that it's full. If the fluid is good, then either the shifter cable could be stretched or the main valve on the transmission may have came off the shifter inside the...
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Driving down the road in 2013 Nissan altima coupe and the vehicle stopped pulling on its own.
Hi there. If you have replace the sensor and the codes are coming back on, the there could be an issue with the shift solenoids inside the transmission. The code P0500 is coming up for the output shaft speed sensor...
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When the gear shifter is in the neutral position, the transmission is still in gear. I have to step on the clutch to start the engine.
Hi there. The shift rail in the transmission may have came apart or the fork on the rail may be bent causing the transmission to stay in gear when the shifter is in neutral. I recommend seeking out a professional,...
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how much to fix a slipping transmission
The price for resolving this issue can vary greatly. The transmission can slip for a number of different reasons. It is possible that the transmission is simply low on fluid. If this is the case, top off the fluid and...
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About the starter
This would depend on what the replacement procedure for the starter calls for. If the manufacturer recommends that the engine be lifted in order to remove the starter, it is very likely that this is required in order to remove...
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Is there a fuel pump relay reset switch? Still got no power after changing the pump and relay. There is no engine light.
Hi there. There is no fuel pump relay reset switch, just a fuse. If the fuel pump is not working, first check the fuel pump fuse to see if its blown. If the fuse is good, then check the power...
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Turn signal and brake light
It sounds like you may be having an issue with the wiring to the rear lights of your vehicle. I would recommend having a qualified professional inspect the wiring that controls the rear lights of your vehicle. This may include...
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how hard is it to replace ac compressor on 2011 sonota
The first step in replacing the A/C compressor is to remove anything that blocks access to the serpentine belt. Once this has been done, the next step is to remove tension from the serpentine belt and slide it off of...
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Car starts up but stalls and the traction slip symbol comes on. What can cause this?
Hi there. Remove the battery cables and let the vehicle sit for about 30 minutes with no power. Then hook up the battery cables and turn on the key. Let the vehicle sit for about 1 minute. This will allow...
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What is the standard thickness of front break pads on a 2013 toyota corolla?
The standard thickness of just about all new brake pads is around 10mm. If your brake pads are at 5mm, they have about half of their usable life left. I would recommend replacing your brake pads when they reach a...
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how can I tell if my engine is windsor or Romeo 4.6l
Normally, there is a cerial number on the engine block. I would recommend locating this number and entering it in online to determine where the engine was made. The difference is usually where the engine was manufactured.
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Why would you not get fuel to throttle?
Hello, It sounds like you may have a fuel delivery issue causing the motor to starve for fuel resulting it the motor shutting down. This may be related to low fuel pressure, faulty or dirty fuel injectors, a faulty or...
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follow up on steering vibration answered by Norman
This may be stating the obvious but, it never hurts to go over the basics such as wheel balance and suspension play. Make sure that your vehicle's suspension parts do not have any excess movement as this can cause vibration...
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My car is juddering between 20 and 30 miles per hour And high revving after 40. Your issue or question fully describe your
What you are describing may be a result of a faulty speed sensor, potentially low transmission fluid or a even a faulty transmission control solenoid. As your vehicle travels down the road, the computer analyzes data being sent by vehicle...
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Deleting past paired devices from my honda accord bluetooth HFL
I have two recommendations that you might try in order to resolve this issue. The first is to check in your owner's manual. This manual provides very detailed information about the radio. Typically, the chapter with information on the radio...
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Possible 4wd issue
I would recommend checking in your owner's manual to see how the four wheel drive is recommended to be engaged. It is possible that the RPM of the engine was too high for the front axle to engage at the...
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I have a 2004 Dodge Ram quad cab with a 5.7 liter 8 cylinder engine. When I put truck in 4 wheel drive and move I hear a clucking.
Hi there. The noise that you are hearing could be either the front axle engagement solenoid or the gear lash on the pinion and ring gear on the front axle could be too much. Check to see if the front...
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My car hight temperature gauge so is any contact wt engine and it had nosey wen I drive so can pls explain more if is my engine
It is very possible that you could be having an issue with your water pump. If the water pump has failed, it is possible that it could make very loud squeeling noises. During this process, the water pump will no...
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My car jerks when put on reverse and speed drop atimes when I accelerate
What you are describing may be a result of a faulty speed sensor, potentially low transmission fluid or a even a faulty transmission control solenoid. As your vehicle travels down the road, the computer analyzes data being sent by vehicle...