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When I start my car and put it in gear it moves on its on but when I press on the gas pedal it doesn't accelerate
It could be that you have a problem with the throttle motor. Gone are the days when the link between the pedal and the engine was a physical cable. The movement of the throttle valve is now done by a...
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Overheats when ac is off ac blowing warm air and stalls to start sometimes
It is possible that the electric radiator fan has failed. If the only fan that works is the A/C fan, this can be a contributing factor to the overheating issue. I would recommend having your electric radiator fan tested for...
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What could it be
If you have seen carbon deposits on your spark plugs, it is very possible that the spark plugs could be fouled out causing the misfires. I would recommend starting with a spark plug and wire replacement as well as the...
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2004 Cadillac cts 3.6 car only cranks when i jump start starter relay
Based on what you described, the only possibility is that the starter relay is faulty. You may have purchased a faulty one somehow. The reason that I say this is because if you eliminate the starter relay from the equation,...
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code p076 when my car is in park it bucks when I put it in drive or reverse and alil delayed shit when driving 1995 sts
This trouble code relates to an issue with the pressure solenoid inside the transmission. It is possible that a faulty powertrain control module could be the cause of this issue but more likely that the pressure solenoid has failed. I...
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Can i use a pontiac g6 stock radio in a pontiac grand am
Hi there. Besides having a few fabrication items to fit in the console, you'll likely have to change the pigtail or electrical harness to configure to your vehicle.
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stalls and brake fail light come on after putting in new radiator
Hi there. The lights are probably coming on because you haven't completed the installation of the tail shaft. This likely triggered an error code that is illuminated the warning light. I'd recommend completing the installation, resetting the error codes if...
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When I am reversing then try to put it into drive my car shuts off and the steering wheel locks.
Hello in Canada! In most cases, when you have a problem as you've described, it's caused by a reverse lockout or safety switch failure. This is located under the shifter console and can wear out overtime. It's also possible that...
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I have a 1999 Oldsmobile intrigue 3.5. I pulled up to the house to park and put my car in reverse, the engine cut off but everythi
Hi there. If all the power systems work but the car will not start, it's more than likely that the problem is caused by an ignition system component failure - such as a crankshaft position sensor or cam sensor. It's...
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Noise coming from steering column when I cross the car over road reflectors
Hi there. The steering rack is attached to the steering column, so if components within the rack are damaged, they will often vibrate through the steering column and in many ways; to the steering wheel itself. You might want to...
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Replaced 2013 Buick Verano battery and it sees the batter but will not crank. All fuses are good, throws roll down window driver a
Hi there. It's more than likely that the battery cables are either loose or the ground wire connection is faulty. You might want to have a professional mechanic come to your location to complete a car is hard to start...
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It only cools when driving over 30 mph than its like a heater its a 2004 jaguar
When your car is moving there is lots of air flow over the condenser (the heat exchanger in front of the radiator) and that airflow is essential to proper a/c system operation. To maintain good airflow when the car is...
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Camaro seats
Hi there. You will most likely have difficulty with compatibility with these two years of Camaro. Although they might physically fit inside, they would probably require fabrication of the seat mounts to work correctly.
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A/c wont turn off mitsubishi lancer gts 08
The circuit has to be restored to its original configuration particularly as you mention that a relay might have been removed. If you request an electrical circuit/component diagnostic the responding certified mechanic will compare the wiring diagram in the Factory...
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Had back brakes replaced at Pep Boys. Now there's a squeeking sound coming from the rear. Also when I use my brakes it's not a sm
Hi there. When you hear a squeak shortly after replacing the brakes, it's commonly due to excessive brake dust trapped between the caliper and brake rotor. However, it is also possible that something is stuck or the pads installed are...
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Post Overheating- car turns but dies soon after
Overheating has the potential to cause head gasket leaks and valve and piston damage. You should measure cylinder compression to rule out low compression as a cause of the immediate stalling. If cylinder compression is normal, it is possible that...
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engine wont crank but dashboard lights come on and theft light blinks
The dashboard light/speedometer intermittent fault is electrical in nature. To resolve that, please request an electrical circuit/component diagnostic and the responding certified mechanic will get that taken care of for you. With regard to the no start issue,...
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Cost replacement A/C, P/S, Alternator belts 2002 Toyota tacoma
You can obtain an instant, itemized quote, and schedule the repair at your location to suit your needs, by simply visiting YourMechanic’s drive belt replacement service page. Once on that page, please click on "Get a Quote" and enter your...
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2000 Chrysler 300m will not start because of the anti theft system
You can refer to YourMechanic's instructions to de-activate the engine immobilizer system. You should also consider the possibility of a weak battery, excessive voltage drop in the starter circuit due to poor electrical connections (be sure the ignition switch was...
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My Nissan versa 2011 security indicator light flashing
The key is stuck due to a fault with the ignition switch lock cylinder or the steering column interlock is malfunctioning. To resolve this, you can request ignition switch/lock cylinder repair. Once the stuck key issue is resolved, if you...
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96 Ford F150 with a 5.0 it's got a rebuilt motor and transmission I'm having problems with it firing a radically when it cranks
You should check the computer for codes first and address any codes received first. Have the fuel pressure tested to see if the pressure is within specifications and holds the pressure with key off. If problem continues then you may...
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Just replaced new timing solenoid sensor my car starts but won't idle
You need to make sure you are using the correct viscosity oil since too thick of oil will effect the solenoids and cam advance system. If correct oil is being used then you will need to have then cam shafts...
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My truck feels like it won't go in drive while I'm driving
You should have the computer and transmission scanned to see if the system is storing codes that can be fixed without an internal transmission issue. The codes will need to have the pinpoint tests done to isolate the problem. ...
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Blend door actuator spinning one direction
If you plugged in the actuator before installing it then you have ruined the new one and need to replace it then install it before you connect the electrical connector. The system will then relearn the positions.
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I just took my 2010 Nissan Rogue to the dealership for a diagnostic, I was told my a/c compressor is bad and I also need a new dri
If the a/c compressor is binding or wobbling from bad compressor bearings then replacing the belt will not fix anything and the compressor may just tear up the new belt.