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I have a 2006 Pontiac grand prix. The engine shut down on me, but everything still works inside the car. This is the second time
Depending on what fuse you are referring to, this may impact whether or not the car will start. There are a number of relays that will affect the ability of the car to start such as a starter relay, a...
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Poor fuel mileage
There are a number of things that can cause poor fuel mileage. A faulty camshaft position sensor is one of them. The camshaft position sensor is a magnetic sensor that monitors camshaft speed to regulate ignition timing and fuel injection...
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78 corvette been sitting for two years wont shift out of first what should i do
It sounds like your vehicle may be a bit low on transmission fluid or you may potentially have a bad transmission control solenoid. As you know, the transmission works on hydraulic pressure built up from the fluid inside and uses...
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I hit a curb and I have an oil leak, if I ignore it for a two days and drive around, would that be disastrous?
Depending on how bad the oil leak is, driving it any further may cause some serious engine damage. If the flow of the leak is constant, I would not recommend driving it to work as it may be possible for...
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Car won't start although it turns over. Actually the starter keeps going until I manually turn the key back off. Also a click wh
What you are describing sounds like a faulty starter solenoid. A faulty starter solenoid will generally produce a clicking sound when turning the key. The starter solenoid is located on the starter and has internal electrical contacts that transmit electricity...
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Voltage
You may have a failing voltage regulator that could be allowing the alternator to supply too much or too little amperage to the battery resulting in the battery never maintaining a consistent charge as it is designed to. The voltage...
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Can I put a intercooler on a radiator with fans?
Hi there. We typically stick to OEM repairs and service recommendations. So, it's probably better for you to contact a Subaru performance specialist or aftermarket intercooler manufacturer to seek their advice. Thanks.
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The ABS & Brake light come on randomly. It is not because of low brake fluid or a bad sensor.
Hello. Typically diagnosing a random problem like this where the warning lights come on and off can confuse a lot of mechanics who firmly believe that a component or part must be damaged to cause a light. However, in most...
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What happens when the air condition stops and the check engine light comes on
Hello. There are multiple possible sources of this problem, ranging from a pulley or belt that has been damaged, to a sensor failure or electrical malfunction. The check engine light will be triggered by a trouble code that will probably...
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2009 toyota Camry is stuck in 2nd drive since it was towed and will not start
Hi there. It's possible that the shift linkage is stuck or simply needs to be reset. It would probably be a good idea to have a professional mobile mechanic come to your location and complete a car is hard to...
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I have a 85 BMW. Lost of shake and vibration in 3rd gear at 2k rpms roughly
Hi there. You might want to purchase a service and repair manual for your BMW and follow their guidelines on removing the rotor. Unfortunately, we are only able to complete OEM repairs and service - so it might be a...
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Hi Jason. I just had my ac condenser and compressor replaced 2 weeks ago. My ac went out again and I am now being told it is the m
The manifold line is not normally replaced when compressor or the condenser is replaced unless a problem is noted. In order to replace it now you will need to get a quote from customer service to get estimate for the...
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overheating maybe
If you do not have any external leaks and have to keep adding coolant due to getting low then you most likely have a leaking head gasket and would need to have a pressure leak test to see if head...
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99 cougar driver window lowers on one side then stops.
The window that will not go down all the way may be damaged internally if car was backed in to the door. The window that does not move may be a motor or the switch. you will need to have...
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turn off lock horn 08 highlander
Hello, thank you for writing in. There are both ways to lower the volume and turn off the audible alert that sounds when you lock and unlock the car. They both have their own procedure that is available in the...
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I have a 2004 Nissan quest. It has been having trouble starting and staying on. I can list what I've tried below!
Hi there. To be completely honest, the hard to start issue could be any or a combination of all the items you've listed above. In most cases, when a car is hard to start, it narrows down to two problems...
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when i put my car in drive and start it , it will start but when its in park and i start it doesn't start why
Hi there. This is typically an indicator of a damaged safety switch underneath the shifter. However, it could also be caused by a wiring or electrical glitch in the ignition system or transmission shift solenoid. It would be best to...
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On a 1996 Lumina with a 3.1, in which A/C line is the orifice located?
The orifice will be in the line where it comes from condenser to evaporator.
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1986 remanufacture engine, low oil pressure, temperature go high 250 and start a knocking noise
Hi there. It's quite possible that you have a cooling system failure, ranging from a radiator thermostat that is not working correctly, to a water pump or heater core that is clogged with excessive debris or sludge. The best advice...
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My 2005.1 Audi S4 Avant starts when the engine is cold just fine, however when it's warmed up it won't start. Cranks won't catch
Hi there. When a car is hard to start when it is warmed up or hot, it's typically due to a fuel system issue; ranging from a mass air flow sensor that is faulty, clogged fuel injectors or a throttle...
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99 escort--smell gas inside car and trunk--dont see leaks--possible evap system problem?
Hi there. Typically when an EVAP system component fails or is damaged, it will cause performance problems, issues filling the fuel tank or other symptoms with the operation of the vehicle. If you are not having these problems, it's likely...
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How much will it cost to replace and install a brand new front bumper for a 2003 Honda Accord ? I haven't gotten any parts yet
Hi there. Unfortunately, replacing a front bumper is not a service our professional mobile mechanics offer; so it's hard to provide you an estimate for this service. You might want to contact a local body repair shop to receive an...
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2005 Jeep Wranler Sport - showing P0700 code - how do I differentiate betwen a PC or transmision problm>
Hi there. P0700 is set when the PCM detects a malfunction in the transmission control system. This malfunction causes the vehicle to set a Check Engine Light and trigger a failsafe mode. Once the failsafe mode is set it will...
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Alfaromeo giulietta engine fault code P1064
Hi there. The code you've listed is an OBD-II trouble code that the sensor has detected a fuel pressure problem. In many cases, it's due to a blockage of fuel within the primary fuel rail or the return hose. It...