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Will using the brake pedal to reset the SBC counter work?
Good day Chibuikem, Thank you for contacting us today. We typically stick to the OEM repair tips and service ideas. According to MB, the right way to resolve this problem is through computer reset procedures - using an OBD-II diagnostic...
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I changed out my bulbs in instrument cluster on my Ford F-150 year 2007. But my check engine light still won't work
Hi Chris. Thanks for contacting us today. Sometimes a blown fuse or damaged relay will cause this issue, but in most cases, when a check engine light will not work, and other dashboard lights work, it's an ECU connectivity problem....
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I can't find the crank sensor to my 2010 vw passat where is the crankshaft sensor located
Hello, thank you for writing in. The vehicle's crankshaft position sensor is located behind the oil filter. The crankshaft is the largest shaft towards to bottom of the engine, and there is a pulley connected to it at the bottom....
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My car feels like its not accelerating properly. I know the car has a bad catalyic converter could that be the problem?
If the fault in the converter is that it is "plugged" or "restricted" that will reduce power output of the engine and you will experience that in the form of reduced acceleration. All other "categories" of converter failures though, although...
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I have a 2014 VW Jetta. I am having a overheating problem only when AC is on.
A couple of things come to mind. One there could be a buildup of debris between the condenser and the radiator. You might not be able to see it from either side, but if you loosen the fasteners that hold...
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5.4l. went from 3&5misfire,to multi misfire,to low fuel prsr bnk 1to limp mode now.tried comp rest,still limp.have code reader me
If the problem started literally upon start up after installing new plugs I would first suspect a problem with the plugs, or something was damaged during the work or something is not properly connected. Of course, coincidences are possible, such...
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i would like to know if a hybrid car can get steam clean interior?
Hello, thank you for writing in. You should have no issues steam cleaning your seats. Your owner's manual will have the best information on how to handle cleaning your interior based on the trim you have and what the interior...
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One headlight working - changed the bulb and it didnt work
Hello, thank you for writing in. Several issues will cause faults with the bulbs. If the dim fog light and broken headlight are on the same side, this is a good indicator that there is an electrical wiring issue. Essentially,...
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rear seats not raising but I can hear the motor when pressing the switches. Do you know of the causes?
If the motor runs but seat does not move you will have a bad seat track assembly and may need to have motor removed to see if its gear stripped or the track needs replaced.
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Someone is selling a 2001 BMW 5281 for 800.00 what do u think
As with any used vehicle purchase you should always get a pre-purchase inspection to see if the vehicle has major mechanical problems. A vehicle over 16 years old is going to have some problems and without an inspection like one...
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Daytime running lights flashing.
You need to check the charging system to make sure the voltage output is not over about 13.7 volts. If it is then have charging system checked. The fog lights and daytime running lights are on different circuits and should...
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Didn't want to start then started drove 40 mi overheat a little at red light car die wont start
You will need to have the engine checked to see if it stalled due to loss of power from fuel related issue or from the engine overheating. Have a mechanic like one from YourMechanic come to you and diagnose the...
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Didn't want to start then started drove 40 mi overheat a little at red light car die wont start
You will need to check the coolant level to see if you lost coolant or the cooling fans are not coming on. Have a mechanic like one from YourMechanic come to you and check the engine overheating problem to see...
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My car is making knocking noise while I slow down and stopped
The engine will need to have the noise checked to see if the work done was done correct and nothing was left loose or not working correctly. The noise described if is not coming from the engine may be in...
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My car doesn't have a check Engine light on but when I took it the mechanic they found two codes
You will need to have the ignition system tested to look at the misfire data to find the exact cylinder coil that is causing the code. Misfire data in the computer memory will show the cylinder that is misfiring and...
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Didn't want to start then started drove 40 mi overheat a little at red light car die wont start
If your engine is overheating and you drove it until it stalled then you may have blown a head gasket. You will need to have the cooling system checked to see if it is leaking or the fans did not...
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Can I use the ignition switch from a 1992 GMC pickup fora 1973 camaro
No. They have a different connector pin layout and connector.
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I have an 2005, 4.2 S type. I replaced the Battery, radiator, radiator fan, thermostat, tps sensor, fuel pressure sensor, fuel pum
Hi Rashad. Thanks for contacting us today. There are several things that could be causing this problem, ranging from mass air flow sensor damage, to an EGR valve that is excessively clogged with carbon debris or even fuel injectors or...
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I wana purchasw this jaguar x type 03 but transmiasion only works in reverse dont know anh thing about transmissions so a few poi
Hi Paper T. Thanks for contacting us tonight. This type of transmission problem is commonly due to inner seal damage or other internal component failure. Unless you're ready to replace the transmission or able to completely rebuild, you might want...
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Head gasket blown.
If the gasket alone is damaged, it can be replaced. However, prior to replacement, the possibility of other engine damage has to be considered and that will depend on why the gasket blew. Also, replacement of the gasket with the...
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My car has stalled several times and the wench light comes on. I turn the car off and back on and the light goes away. What could
If the check engine light has come on, it is possible that trouble codes are available ad those codes may provides clues as to why the engine is stalling. I would suggest that you request a check engine light diagnostic...
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2008 dodge avenger crank no start
Hi Becky. Thanks for contacting us today. In most cases, a hard to start problem like this is fuel system related, possibly a damaged mass air flow sensor, fuel pump or dirty fuel / air filters or fuel injectors. Since...
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Just drove my chevy cobalt (08') from Washington state to Louisiana and back. Car did great during trip, even changed oil once in
You might need a new battery and, as well, the vehicle's charging system output should be tested. You can request a battery load test which is a standard test of battery condition. If the battery fails the load test, if...
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2005,Buick,century oil light comes on filled with three quarts car stalls
Hi Marie. Thanks for contacting us today. If you had to add three quarts of oil in the engine of your Buick Century, then you likely have a rather aggressive oil leak or consumption problem. This could be due to...