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Traction Control System
As you know, the VSC light relates to the vehicle stability control system otherwise known as the traction control system. The traction control system monitors the steering stability of the vehicle and engages when loss of traction has been detected....
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Four wheel drive light indicator came on, vehicle won't start now.
Hi there. Check the fuse box and see if any fuses blown out when replacing the low beam indicator. If all of the fuses are in good shape and work, then check the wires on the switch and see if...
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Car slightly shutters when coming to an abrupt stop applying brakes hard. Failing master cylinder?
This may be a sign of warped brake rotors. As you may know, when you press on your brake pedal, this activates a hydraulic pressure which forces small pistons inside your brake calipers to push the brake pads against the...
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Abs light randomly coming on. Sometimes can't get the lever out of parking.
This may be an issue of a faulty ABS control module. This is a unit that controls the activation of the ABS system based upon inputs from the ABS wheel sensors. When this module is not working properly you may...
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ABS sensor
Your car is equipped with wheel speed sensors at each of the four wheels which monitor wheel speed while relaying this information constantly to the ABS and traction control system which are controlled by the car's ECU. When the ECU...
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Engine won't start.
This may be related to many different possibilities, some of which may be related to a lack of spark and some of which may be related to a fuel delivery problem or a combination of both. For example, if the...
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Hissing noise from bottom right side when accelarating
This may be a sign of a vacuum leak. High idle speed, stalling and hissing sounds are common signs of a vacuum leak. When a vacuum leak is present in an engine, this causes an excessive imbalance in the air/fuel...
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I need to know if the transmission # 43000 8A811 is the right # for the hyundai areo space 2005 D6AB engine
Hello. For specific part numbers I would refer to to the Hyundai Motors website. From there you should be able to locate your region, which should offer some sort of technical support or contact through an email or separate website....
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Gas pedal shakes when accelerating fast
This may be a sign of a faulty fuel pump or fuel pressure regulator. As you know, when you turn the key to on, the fuel pump is activated and the fuel system is primed with fuel at a specific...
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Car seems to idle high
This may be a sign of a vacuum leak. A vacuum leak can be one of the most frustrating and difficult problems to diagnose. High idle speed is a common sign and stalling is another. Confirmation of an engine vacuum...
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Car not starting even with bad battery replaced?
This may suggest a faulty batter connection or ground connection. This may also be an issue of a faulty starter relay. The starter relay directs power from the battery to the starter solenoid which then engages the starter when you...
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Won't start battery tested and good lights all turn on no click
This may potentially be related to a bad battery connection or a faulty starter relay. The starter relay directs power from the battery to the starter solenoid which then engages the starter when you turn the key. When this is...
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BATTERY AND BRAKE LIGHT ON AND WONT GO OVER 20 MPH
It sounds like you may have a faulty or sticking brake light switch. When this happens, this creates a draw on the battery and the electrical system as the power is being directed to the brake lights. As a result...
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Car does not start
This may be related to many different possibilities, some of which may be related to a lack of spark and some of which may be related to a fuel delivery problem or a combination of both. For example, if the...
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Why did my car start after acting like the battery was dead and how long should I leave it running
Leaving the engine off with the radio and heater running uses accessory power which drains the battery. When the engine is not running, the alternator is not charging the battery. As a result, when you went to start the car,...
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Battery light
This may be a sign of a failing voltage regulator or failing alternator. As you may know, the alternator is responsible for charging the battery while the engine runs by generating amperage and recharging the battery while the engine turns...
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2012 Chevy Malibu oil change
The oil filter should not be damaged by over tightening it, however you may want to be sure that the threads on the filter were not damaged by tightening it too much as this may cause it to leak. Generally,...
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Stop car check oil warning
This light will usually come on when one of two things are happening. Either the motor is in fact low on oil or the oil pressure sending unit is not working properly and may be producing a faulty reading. I...
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I have a oil leak and now my car is shaking and cutting off.
Your oil leak may be unrelated to the vibrating or shaking, but suggests you may have a failing gasket somewhere. Gaskets can fail over time due to excessive heat and will eventually shrink causing them to fail and leak. I...
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My car started shaking really bad.
Shaking or vibrating may be caused by many different things such as faulty spark plugs, poor fuel pressure or misfires. Other things such as a faulty idle air control valve may cause the engine idle to drop below the normal...
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Engine shaking
Shaking or vibrating may be caused by many different things such as faulty spark plugs, poor fuel pressure or misfires. Other things such as a faulty idle air control valve may cause the engine idle to drop below the normal...
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Car started shaking
Shaking or vibrating may be caused by many different things such as faulty spark plugs, poor fuel pressure or misfires. This creates a loss of power that resonates throughout the motor additionally causing other problems with ignition and fuel timing....
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Vibration from passenger side front wheel.
Occasionally, you will be able to measure enough play in the bearing that you can condemn it without further testing. You have to check the factory spec. to see what is allowed and will have to use a dial indicator....
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Cylinder honing
Generally, honing the cylinders will not take off any material on the inside of the cylinder walls which means you should be able to purchase the standard sized rings assuming you do not take any material off of the inside...
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lights on for power steering and stabilitrack on
Hello. Thank you for writing in. The electronic power steering system can absolutely be replaced. Due to the fact the light is on the system is obviously detecting an issue, and a diagnostic scan of the vehicle can be done...