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Why would my 2003 Chevrolet Impala stall and now it runs rough.
Hello. Though there are a lot of things that can cause this typically it is due to an issue with a failure in a spark plug or an ignition coil failure. If there is not a check engine light on...
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Dodge Caliber A/C compressor
Hi Julio, You do not have to change the AC condenser at the same time while changing the AC compressor. In some cases the compressor may fail due to the condenser collecting too much debris that comes from the compressor....
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Unable to bleed fuel tank
Hi There, It sounds like you may have a faulty vent valve solenoid. The vent control valve (solenoid) controls the flow of outside air in and out of the charcoal canister. When this is not working properly, you may experience...
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Vibrating or shaking
Hi There, It sounds like you may be having a problem with the vehicle vibrating or shaking. Shaking or vibration may be caused by many different things such as faulty spark plugs, poor fuel pressure or misfires. Other things such...
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Serpentine belt
Hi There, It sounds like the serpentine belt tensioner pulley may be incorrectly adjusted or potentially worn out. The tensioner pulley is a pulley that allows the tension of the belt to be adjusted. This pulley has a bearing inside...
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I have a 2003 lincoln navigator.The drivers fornt door power window does not work. I replaced the regulator, main switch and motor
If the other 3 windows function using their individual door switches but there is no function, for any of the windows using the main driver door switch console, that could be due to the wiring in the driver door having...
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How do I replace the spark plugs on a 1994 Lexus GS 300 ?
The best way to replace the spark plugs on this vehicle would be to first open up the hood. Since this vehicle has a stright six engine, the spark plugs should be fairly easy to get to and should be...
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2000 Ford Taurus won't shift out of park and brake lights don't work
Check fuse number 217 for power in the under dash fuse panel. If you have no power to fuse then the fuse panel needs replaced. If you have power then check for broken wires at the brake switch connector. ...
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97 Firebird engine getting too hot.
The main two reasons that a vehicle will overheat at low speeds but remain cool at high speeds are a clogged radiator or an inoperative cooling fan. I would first recommend driving your vehicle a short distance to get it...
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Can 205/40z17 84w tires fit on my 2012 Malibu?
Tire size 205/40z17 is not specified for your vehicle and thus does not fit. Use of that size will alter your speedometer reading, at minimum, and possibly affect other vehicle speed sensors affecting shift patterns. Your current tires are probably...
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power seat works fine but memory does not
A fault such as this is controller related, although the possibility of a wiring fault and/or a program software update would have to be checked. If it is a common issue, the manufacturer might have published a Technical Service Bulletin...
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i am looking of an k3ve engine that can work in the toyota bb other than the original
If you are looking for an interchange engine for your present vehicle, please input your year, make and model at Car-part.com and you will find plenty of possibilities. Please note that engines other than the one(s) originally specified and cataloged...
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ac expansion valve replacement
It costs around $500 (roughly) to replace the expansion valve on your car. However, the valves don't go bad that often. It's a rather simple part mechanically speaking and so a mechanic has to rule out ALL other possible causes...
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can you use an alternator from an 2004 mercury sable for 1999 mecury mystique
The two applications do not interchange in the catalog. Looking at the two in detail (using AC Delco's on-line catalog), the plugs are different, the plugs are in a different location on the unit and the output ratings are different....
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when should i replace spark plugs
The service life of spark plugs on this vehicle is 100,000 miles. If the plugs have never been replaced, exercise caution during removal as the plug threads can get quite stuck to the head, and possibly seized, if too much...
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95 3000gt gets hot while accelerating but not during idle. Also doesn't reach the red line, but stays a notch or two below.
There is inadequate coolant flow or, less likely, a leak at the head gasket. Remote possibilities include dragging brakes, under inflated tires, and transmission faults. Inadequate coolant flow can be due to a low coolant level, a faulty thermostat, a...
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Manifold glowing orange when driving
Excessive heat in the exhaust is usually caused by incorrect fuel mixture. Other causes can be retarded ignition timing or camshaft timing. Since your truck is a '96, there should be data in the on board diagnostics that can help...
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07 hyundai sonata 3.3 limp mode
Check for any OBD-II stored trouble codes that might provide clues. If you carried over your sensors, such as the transmission speed sensor, and other controls to the replacement transmission, I would first look for a fault with those external...
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when repairing the AC on a 2004 ford 150, do I need to replace all 3 - accumulator, compressor, and condensor?
Once the A/C system is opened you must replace the accumulator/dryer/filter because that part contains a desiccant. The desiccant has a finite service life. Condensers are ONLY replaced if they show evidence of significant external impact from road debris (other...
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My car has been stripped off of drain plug and my oil is leaking to my motor
If the oil drain plug is stripped, there are several ways of dealing with that. In the best case scenario, the damaged socket can be rethreaded and the plug replaced with an oversize. But this is not always possible. There...
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91 ford bronco stuck in 4 wheel high
This Borg-Warner 13-56 transfercase features electronic shift control. To determine shift motor operation, the control module uses information from the 4x4 selector switch, shift position sensor, speed sensor and neutral safety switch.The problem could be with the electronic control portion...
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Where is the best place I can get a 2004 BMW 325i timing belt and water pump?
You're wise to be taking care of this now. If the timing belt fails while you are driving, serious engine damage will result. Additionally, since the water pump on the 325 is driven by the timing belt, this is a...
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I have 2008 Mercedes C300 4matic I bought the car with 155k miles and I had over 3month now I'm feeling. Little vibration on the c
Vibrations can be from a number of sources. The engine can be a source of vibrations. Anything from bad spark plugs, ignition coils, or any of a number of sensors can cause an engine vibration or misfire. A vibration in...