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How expensive is it to repair a timing chain in 2002 Altima 3.5?
Hi there. Check the engine light and see what codes are stored or pending in the computer (ECM). For the oil leak, look around to find where the leak is coming from. If the leak is coming from the top...
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P0773 code is read on a scanner.
Hi there. Yes you will have to remove the valve body to remove the shift solenoids. There is not enough room to pull out the solenoids without damaging them. If you need further assistance with replacing the shift solenoids, then...
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4wd not engaging but 4wd illumination is still turning on.
Hi there. The clicking noise that you are hearing from your transfer case area could the double cardan universal joint turning with a bad bearing. Check the front driveshaft for excessive play and see if one of the universal joints...
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07 charger 3.5. Will only start if cranksensor is unplugged
Hi there. The crankshaft position sensor has failed and is not working. The vehicle may be able to start from the camshaft position sensor being hooked up. I recommend replacing the crankshaft position sensor. If you need further assistance with...
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Reverse lights won't turn on when I put it in reverse. Dark blue wire has power, light green (reverse) wire has no power.
Hi there. Remove the fuse to the reverse lighting system. On the side that does not have power, use a digit ohm meter and check for resistance. The meter should read OL (out of limits). Now, turn on the ignition...
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My car has a traction control light on and the steering feels wobbly.
Hi there. The brake calipers could be loose and moving around when you step on the brake pedal or the slider rods could have dry grease in them causing the caliper to only move on one side causing the brake...
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I replaced my clutch and bleed my hydraulic clutch master cylinder. But when I put the truck in 2H and try to shift, I won't shift.
Hi there. There seems to be an issue with the transfer case on your vehicle. The transfer case may have a bent fork or the shifter synchronizer has broken teeth. I recommend seeking out a professional, such as one from...
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What mileage should rotors be replaced on an F250 that doesn't tow?
There is no set mileage that the rotors should last. You may need to replace them if they get warped or you let the brake pads wear down till the metal pad backing grinds in to the rotor. Your rotors...
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Alternate bolts missing who should I call
Hi there. Our mobile mechanics typically complete inspections to determine what might be causing a problem and repair work to solve those issues. However, in regards to your request, it might be best to take your car to a local...
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How much does it cost to replace ball joints on Cadillac deville?? My car is making a cranking noise on the right side when I turn
Hi there. Although you could request a ball joint replacement quote here, it's probably a good idea to have a professional mobile mechanic come to your location and complete a car is making a noise inspection first. This will allow...
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Amber light laws in Iowa
Hi there. I wish we could give you a direct answer here, but your best source is to contact the DMV in Iowa to ask them about amber lights and whether they are legal in your state.
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Rattling from just underneath rear window passenger side.
Hi there. Based on what you indicated in your question, I don't think that the sound is related to damaged suspension. It's more likely that you have a window bracket that is loose, or perhaps you have something inside the...
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Car won't start but cranks over and wants to fire up
Hi there. Most of the time when you have a problem like you've described, the failure to start is caused by ignition related. Since we don't know what you "messed with your fuse box", it's hard to give you any...
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I'm looking to buy a 1986 Ford Bronco II for $500. The transmission's shot, is it worth it?
Before I would make the purchase of the vehicle I would recommend first locating a replacement transmission for the vehicle. Then you will know how much the part will cost and then just need to get pricing on replacement clutch...
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Car died, wont start, no dash lights, but every thing else works(headlights,radio etc.).
Hi there. When a problem like this occurs, it's likely caused by an electrical malfunction of some sort. The wiring between the battery and starter can become loose or broken which will prevent the starter motor from functioning. The wiring...
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Sounds coming from Underneath my truck, don't know what they are from only occurs while driving
Hi there. Although it is very difficult to diagnose a noise without completing a test drive, it's possible that you have a stabilizer bar bushing that is wearing out; which tends to create the clunking noise when you hit bumps....
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Why does my brake warning light go on (for long period of time) and off (also for long period of time) while driving?
Hi there. The brake system Warning Light can illuminate for two reasons: First, the parking brake is currently engaged. Second, a component within the the brake system is malfunctioning. If the brake system Warning Light is illuminated, and the parking...
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Will not start. Acts as if it's not getting gas.
As you may know, the motor requires a very precise mixture of fuel and air in order for it to run properly. When the fuel injectors are not spraying an even, uniform pattern of fuel, this causes an imbalance in...
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Wrong fluid in reservoir
If you accidentally put windshield washer fluid in the radiator coolant reservoir then you will need to have the entire cooling system drained then flushed out and refilled with fresh correct coolant mixed 50/50 with distilled or deionized water. You...
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Will not start
The code related to the evaporative emissions control system relates to controlling the fumes in the fuel tank. When this is not working properly this can impact starting of the engine and the running condition of the motor. Your car...
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Idle fluctuates and then stalls.
It sounds like you may have a dirty or failing idle air control valve. The idle air control valve monitors the air intake as it is mixed with fuel prior to being injected into the engine at low speeds and...
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How much does a gear replacement switch usually cost?
Hi there. We're not quite certain what you're requesting. If you could provide us with more details about what problem your Acura is experiencing or what you are wanting to replace, this would be quite helpful.
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Battery is not charging
It sounds like you may have a faulty voltage regulator. When the voltage regulator is not working properly, this may result in the alternator allowing too much power to be delivered to the battery resulting in damaging wires and prematurely...
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My battery light stays-on, on the dashboard why?
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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Fair price for oil & filter changes
Hi there. The best way to get pricing for an oil change service, and fuel filter replacement is to click those links and request a quote; as we need to gather information from you to determine if you live in...