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Hi, I have a 2006 Escalade with the 6.0 vortec. I noticed that my temp gauge has been rising slightly past 220 during idle and dro
Hi Steven. Thanks for contacting us tonight. Usually, when the car runs hotter than normal, it's caused by a few common component problems such as a malfunctioning thermostat, low radiator coolant, an obstruction in the heater core, a damaged radiator...
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matching an engine to a transmission
Hi Justin. Thanks for contacting us tonight. Anytime you are swapping out one OEM major component with a new one, it's always best to replace with the same component. For example, your 88 Dodge D150 appears to be powered by...
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How much would it cost to have the SCR metering valve cleaned/unclogged? I have a 2011 bmw 335d and the sea light code is p20ee
Hi Zach. I've forwarded your question to our sales and service department, as this repair is not listed on our normal mobile mechanic service offerings. If we're able to offer this service, they will contact you directly via email. Thanks!...
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Car jurks when going slow or when exelerating
Hi Kimberly. Thanks for contacting us tonight. I'm sorry to hear you are having such difficulty with this vehicle. The lunging or jerking is likely due to the transmission line that came loose, and air bubbles or other obstructions inside...
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I have a 2001 Acura TL, today as I was driving from work about 5 minutes before getting home I noticed an odd smell,
Vehicles odors can arise from mildew in the air conditioning system, oil leaks under the hood, or fuel and exhaust leaks. If you have an oil, fuel or exhaust leak, that should be repaired due to the obvious safety hazard....
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Overheating engine one side and knocking. Thoughts on cause?
The problem sounds like you have a blown head gasket. You can have a coolant pressure test to verify pressure loss and then remove spark plugs while pressure testing to find out what cylinder is getting coolant in it. ...
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Thumping sound at 40 mph
Many newer vehicles are equipped with covers on the bottom of the vehicle that are bolted on by several bolts. If any of these bolts have been removed this can cause part of the cover to become loose. If air...
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Where is the blower motor for a 2014 ford fpcus. Its making a really bad humming sound when i turn on the heay or a/c in the car.
The blower motor is normally located under or behind the glove box. There may be some trim coverings that need to be removed in order to gain access to the blower motor. Once this has been done the blower motor...
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Bad gas in the car,started stalling and cutting of when I take my foot off the gas pedal.
Hi Lamar. Thanks for contacting us today. There are several variables that we don't have from your inquiry such as, what was wrong with the gasoline? If you added diesel instead of unleaded gasoline, it can cause excessive knocking -...
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im having trouble looking for a replacement Trans for my Chevy Impala 2006 police pack 3.9l any other transmission i can use?
Hi Johnatan. Thanks for contacting us today. It's recommended to replace any OEM transmission with the same type of system from the same year, make and model of vehicle. You might find luck with a local transmission shop or ask...
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my alternator belt keeps breaking what could cause this
Hi Paula. Thanks for contacting us today. 95% of the time, frequent alternator or serpentine belt breakage is caused by either faulty pulley's or misaligned or un-properly adjusted belts. Belts that are not properly adjusted to tightness can also explain...
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possible to do a front lower right control arm in my driveway
Hi Michael. I have forwarded your inquiry to our sales and service department so they can contact you directly and better answer this question. There are several factors including the slope or angle of your driveway that would determine whether...
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Filled up tank Friday it's below half already
Hi Jana. Thanks for contacting us today. Assuming you don't have a fuel leak and have been driving the vehicle as normal, excessive fuel consumption can be caused by multiple issues. Some common causes include a damaged mass air flow...
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2006 Jeep Commander leaking oil onto exhaust causing white smoke. Melted hose hanging down with no clear place it goes. Hose is ba
Without actually seeing the hose that is loose i can only speculate it is the PCV valve or breather hose. If you get a mechanic like one from YourMechanic to inspect it then the proper hose can be ordered to...
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First 20 min of driving my car it will rumble and shake when I put it in reverse but after the 15-20 min it will go away
Your transmission pressures may be too low or have internal seals leaking when first starting out in reverse since reverse takes the most transmission pressures. I would recommend having the transmission fluid serviced and filters changed then see if problem...
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HI ALL NEED HELP!97 chevy 5.7L feels like it goes into nuetral after 20mph. 4x4 low light won't change?? Need help plz and thanks!
You may have a transmission solenoid not shifting gears for you or the internal clutches of the transmission or seals are worn and not working as they should. You should have the computer scanned for codes for solenoid issues and...
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2003 Nissan 350z code P0128 and had little smoke out my exhaust the night before the CEL came on. Any help?
Hi Jesus. Thanks for sending in your question. The P0128 code means that the engine coolant is not getting warm enough, fast enough. In other words, there is a problem with the engine operating temperature not being reached within a...
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I bought a dodge challenge from the auction It start good but I won't move fast it just go slow and when I hit the gas it doesn't
It sounds like the engine computer is in failure management mode. If the check engine light is on then you need to have the codes scanned and then have the codes received diagnosed to see what caused the computer to...
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1996 Jeep Cherokee cranking but no spark
Hi Charlie. Thanks for sending in your question today. In cases where multiple parts have been replaced, more often than not, the starting problem is due to something incredibly small but vital - such as a loose ground wire or...
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top of engine broken
Motor mounts are usually "below" the engine although there are sometimes engine compartment strut and torque mounts that can be visible from the top. The mechanic, though, is probably not referring to broken mounts. The "top end" of the engine...
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solenoid
Hi Greg. Thanks for submitting your question today. The P-0700 OBD-II trouble codes are one of those that typically indicates a rather serious transmission fault. P-0700 is set when the PCM detects a malfunction in the transmission control system. This...
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did a engine flush on a 2015 3.6L dodge charger. after having the engine flushed the check engine light came on with a cylinder #6
Hi Darryll. Thanks for submitting your question today. It's rather unlikely that the coolant flush itself is causing the misfire. However, if during the coolant flush an ignition system component or even a fuel injector harness was accidentally moved, this...
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car has slipped out of gear a few times and turned off
Hi Edward. Thanks for contacting us today. There could be multiple issues causing the problems you are experiencing with your Mercedes-Benz. In most cases, when an automatic transmission slips out of gear, it's an indication of a rather serious internal...
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1997 ford f350 7.5 l engine cranks but no start.Has spark,good compression,fuel,tried start fluid,removed oxy sensor.Any other ide
Hi Dan. Thanks for contacting us today. I'm kind of curious as to why you'd remove the O2 sensors - as they are vital for relaying data to the ECU in order to create the right air to fuel mixture....
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My servic engine light is on and when im drving sometimes my SLIP light blinks on and off. This causes my speed to reduce although
If the service engine soon warning light (also known as the "check engine light") is on, diagnostic trouble code(s) were registered and stored in the engine computer. There are many possible trouble codes that can set on a vehicle but...