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When car is off and in park I can turn the wheel left and right and makes a clicking/clicking noise.i have changed both ball j LRT
The noise will be most easily pinpointed if you have an assistant turn the wheel while you, or a mechanic, hone in on the location. There are quite a few other potential sources of the noise such as the upper...
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Knocking noise from radiator and coolant coming out of overflow hose
Be sure not to drive the car if it is overheating because overheating can warp the cylinder head and/or engine block causing costly damage. The most common causes of overheating include low coolant level (including that due to sudden large...
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One of my fuel injector burned out what's wrong?
If you are referring to the electrical solenoid within the injector, like any electrical part it can fail due to degradation of the insulation, wire breaks and so forth. The injector can be tested while still on the car and...
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Buying used BMW 2009
Nothing adverse appears on the Carfax report. There don't appear to be any outstanding recalls. Inasmuch as used car repair, maintenance, and restoration costs are highly dependent on the actual, as found, condition of the vehicle, the only way to...
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How much will it cost to see if it's the water pump,I put in a new radiater and there's no termistad
If you desire that engine overheating be diagnosed by a certified Mechanic, dispatched by YourMechanic right to your location, please request an engine overheating diagnostic. The cost of that diagnostic is $70 to $80 depending on your location in the...
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My chevy hhr is having sluggish accerlation and knocking sounds in the front and rear wheels
Hello, thank you for writing in. The vehicle may be having engine issues, or it may be having wheel/suspension issues. The first thing to determine is if the noise occurs as long as the car is on, or if it...
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Engine and Transmission mounts have collapsed. Do they have to be replaced immediately? How much for both? TBC....
If the engine mounts are faulty, the drive axles will operate at the wrong angle eventually causing premature wear-out of the axles so it is important to get the mounts replaced. If you would please refer to YourMechanic's motor mount...
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Electrical issues with Chevy Cobalt SS 07
Hi there. It appears you have a serious electrical mess on your hands. In most cases, instead of trying to trace an issue where there are "customized alterations", it may be a better idea to completely rewire the vehicle's ignition...
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Car wont start. No crank, no response whrn key is turned? What do u suggest is the problem
Check to see if there are any stored diagnostic trouble codes. Be sure you have a fully charged battery that passes a load test. Confirm that the engine immobilizer system (security system) is not activated thus preventing the car from...
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Bill a seal and lien
Actually, the fact that the paperwork "mistakenly" records the sale as from the dealer, rather than an individual is going to help you untangle this because dealers are heavily regulated in these transactions whereas with private sales between individuals you...
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Cutting out
Hello, thank you for writing in. The fuel pump module is located inside of the tank. It is an all inclusive module housing the pump, level sensor, and electronics. You will either have an access door for it above the...
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I hear a rattling noise in the back of my car.I was told I need rear struts not sure which parts
Hi there. I would strongly recommend having a professional mechanic accurately diagnose the issue you're having if you are going to have a private, non-Mercedes Benz certified mechanic complete these repairs. By having one of our mobile mechanics come to...
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How long will it take to replace the v-belt.
Hi there. By V belt, I assume you're referring to the serpentine belt for your Toyota Highlander. In order to receive a price quote and time estimate, we need you to click this link then select the Get a Quote...
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Did have oil can on the car now it won't start?
The oil level may be low. Ensure there is enough oil. If the engine was run without oil, damage from that, in combination with other faults could be enough to keep it from starting. But, that remains to be seen....
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I have a leak in the front left side of my 2002 hyundai santa fe
What you are describing sounds like it could be a transmission fluid leak. I would suggest having the leak inspected and, if a repair is required, the mechanic can implement the repair right then and there. The service to request...
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I have a 1995 Chevy truck with a bent frame every lines up right except for the front bumper how much it will cost to fix
You need frame straightening equipment, as well as measuring equipment such as a tram, to perform this repair. Depending on exactly where the discrepancy lies in the frame you could use hydraulic jacks at appropriate points to bring it into...
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Do I have to remove timing chains to replace my water pump on a 2006 dodge magnum 2.7l
Yes, and for a professional to perform this repair requires 4 to 6 hours. The primary timing chain must be removed and of course that means the timing cover has to come off. There is lots of disassembly and the...
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Water in combustion chamber
Yes, there is some damage but everything is repairable. I have the 1991 version of this car by the way. I would imagine it will last another 10 years or so (only rust kills them). With regard to your car,...
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When I shut off my vehicle after driving it for an hour or more it won't immediately start back up. At first, it will just click a
The intermittent no start condition you are describing will not damage the car. Obviously, though, an intermittent no start condition such as this can cause great inconvenience. If the symptom is no starter motor operation at all, it relatively easy...
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Hi Peter, I was just informed by the dealership that I need the following items taken care of on my 2007 Nissan Versa there total
To install two new lower control arms costs about $600. An alignment is typically around $90. The engine mount including installation is probably around $165 total for this repair. The necessity of replacing the timing cover seal and/or...
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P0302 misfire, car won;t go past 25 mph
I am not sure if the mechanic who replaced your head ran a compression test after the head was replaced but if not I can think of a couple of possibilities both of which lead back to low compression. The...
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2008 Kia Rond. Warning light for emissions system came on. Safe to drive? What do I do? Just passed inspection in January.
HI...If the check engine light, or an emissions warning light, is on, one or more diagnostic trouble codes have been set. The first thing to do, though, is make sure that your gas cap is on securely and that there...
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I'm looking into having air installed in a 2013 Jetta that never had air installed. Is this possible and if so about how much wou
Hi there. I'm not sure what you are referring in regards to having "air installed". If you are looking at installing air-ride suspension or air bags, it's possible to do this, however, it's not something I would advise. Installing air...
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where is the crankshaft positioncensor. located on a 2001 Alero
If you have the 4 cylinder engine, the sensor is mounted in a hole in the engine block that is accessible once you remove the right wheel/tire assembly. If you have the 6 cylinder engine, to get to the sensor...
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Are there accurate electrical oil pressure gauges that will beep me when my oil pressure goes too low and how do they work?
Oil pressure reporting systems with programmable audible alarms are readily available. An example is the CruzPro Digital Gauge but there are many other vendors and you really have to do a product comparison and look at all the reviews. Once...