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2005 JGC want start after replacing starter and relay
Hello. The clicking noise that you are hearing is the starter not being able to work correctly. This may be due to poor starter alignment, or not enough power. Alignment can be changed with a shim. A lack of power...
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rear brakes and disk
Hi there: Anytime you feel uncomfortable about taking your vehicle to a mechanic or shop, you should always have a second opinion completed; especially in this case. The measurements they offered you do indicate that the brake pads and rotors...
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Rattle under bonnet
Good day: Unfortunately, we don't see a lot of Holden Zafira's here in the United States, so it's difficult to give you an accurate diagnosis of what might be rattling under the bonnet of your car. If you just had...
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Just changed oil and oil light show on and off while driving.
Hi there: Usually when the oil light comes on after an oil change, it's an indication of low oil pressure or not enough oil inside the engine. It's possible that the oil filter was not properly installed; that the oil...
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My dodge intrepid battery light was on but it drove fine to work but on the way home it wouldnt start. Got a jump start and it sta
Hi there: Typically, removing the radiator will not cause water to leak inside the drivers compartment of a 2000 Dodge Intrepid. It's possible however, that a coolant line attached to the heater core may have overflowed or spilled into your...
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Vibration from the engine when i put the gear on D , while on stop 2012 Ford Fiesta
Hello - yes, it is possible the motor mounts are bad if the engine vibration is more noticeable when in Drive or Reverse. Worn or broken motor mounts allow the engine to twist when applying power. This can cause the...
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Heater is blowing but not hot. Repaired the hole in the radiator. Why doesn't heat up? 2008 BMW X5
Hello - there are several possible causes for a "no heater function". If the thermostat is not allowing the engine to heat up properly (center of the temp gauge), or there is lots of air still in the coolant system,...
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Clutch sticks to floor . Had new clutch fitted 4 months ago Why?
Hi there, your clutch hydraulics are either leaking badly, or something was incorrectly assembled. The slave cylinder could be leaking (more likely the bleed port for it), there could be a loose fitting in the clutch hydraulics line, or something...
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I was told I need the front valve gasket replaced. My truck has stalled upon start attempt. Could the gasket issue cause this? Oldsmobile
Hello - yes, a leaking valve cover gasket could be causing this. Quite often, leaking valve cover gaskets dribble oil down onto the spark plugs, or the ignition boots which connect to the plugs. This oil causes the electrical charge...
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What is emission leakage
Hi there: In most cases, you'll want to replace the ignition lock cylinder for your Volkswagen. We'll have one of our service professionals send you a price quote as soon as possible.
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how much does it cost to replace ignition switch?
Hi there: In most cases, you'll want to replace the ignition lock cylinder for your Volkswagen. We'll have one of our service professionals send you a price quote as soon as possible.
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Intake air temperature sensor
You will need to look at the wiring connector of the mass air flow (MAF) sensor. If six wires are being used in connector then you IAT is incorporated into the MAF. If there is only four wires in MAF...
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Engine overheats to limit
The first thing to check why the engine is overheating is to make sure the cooling system is full. Then have a mechanic like one from YourMechanic pressure test the entire cooling system to see if there are any leaks...
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I hear a knocking sound coming from the engine.
Hi there. The sound could be the lifters sticking and not getting oil to them. This would be for the noise lessens as the rpm's goes up. Add 1 quart of ATF Type F to your engine oil and run...
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My horn would not stop blowing after it was punched at the steering wheel. I don't know what the problem is
If you punched the steering wheel where the contacts are for the horn you may have damaged the horn contacts. The contacts are built into the air bag assembly in the vehicle. The contacts are two pieces of metal separated...
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Is my 1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo AWD or 2WD?
Hi there: It's difficult to tell you whether you're Jeep Grand Cherokee is 4WD, AWD or 2WD as we don't have access to the vehicle, the VIN number or your registration. The best thing you could do to determine whether...
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Hi there, I have a Chevy blazer ZR2 and replaced my Sunroof. Now when it rains, water comes in from the top near the passenger back seat.
Hi there. Check the seal to the sunroof and see if its torn or damaged. Also, check the sunroof and make sure that its mounted properly on the track. The sunroof could be out of alignment causing the water to...
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Loud, grinding noise notice when I start my car.
Hi there. Remove the serpentine belt and start the engine. If the noise is still present then its not the engine accessories. Then the noise could be a lifter tap that is either a lifter that is stuck or clogged...
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Transmission shifts into 1st and 2nd only. When it goes into 3rd gear, the engine revs up and seems as if the transmission is in neutral.
Hi there. According to the shifting charts to your transmission, third and fourth gear both use the Overdrive Clutch as a holder to get the gears with the Underdrive Clutch and the Fourth Clutch. Since your vehicle will only get...
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Why aren't my windshield wipers working?
Hi there: The windshield wiper system is comprised of several individual components that must all work together in order to keep your windshield clean and free of liquid or debris. In most cases, when the wipers themselves won't work, it's...
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wont start
Hello there: There could be multiple issues going on with your Mazda pickup that are causing it not to start. In most cases, it's either going to be a fuel delivery issue or ignition system problem that gets in the...
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Car is jumping when i come to complete stop
Hi there: If by jumping you mean that the engine is running rough, then it's most likely caused by a vacuum leak, dirty or faulty fuel injectors, mass air flow sensor or perhaps other fuel system components. A "wobble" is...
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Canister oil filter
You can try to get it loose after the engine is completely cold. Then use a socket tool and turn it slow with constant pressure to loosen the cover. If you cannot get it loose then see if you can...
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Van makes vibration/shudder when making left turn
Hi there: In some cases, this issue can be caused by damage to the steering column, the rack and pinion or the tie rods on the driver side. It's also possible that the steering gear box or components on the...
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Passenger side door not unlocking manually with key. Key won't insert into the door. Trunk lock works fine.
Hi there. The door lock cylinder has either an object in side it causing the key to not fit or the pins inside the cylinder has fallen into the key hole. I recommend replacing the door lock cylinder. If you...