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Steering wheel Problem
Your vehicle is equipped with electric power steering. Failure of the steering wheel to return, and re-center itself, can be caused by vehicle misalignment (in particular, caster is off), damage to the suspension, or faults in the electric power steering...
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Ignition Coil/Prak Plug Issue
While I cannot say with certainty that ignition coils are your issue because I am not inspecting the vehicle, the symptoms you describe sound like a typical ignition coil failure. While it's not wise to drive the vehicle with a...
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Car turns on but won't drive because it's stuck in neutral
The shifter mechanism itself may be at fault. Other related items like the shifter interlock mechanism or neutral safety switch can be at fault. If you are located within the United States and the vehicle has under 60,000 miles, you...
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I have a 2006volkswagen passat and was told that i needed my high pressure regulator pump replaced cause my car was not accelerati
If your vehicle's Check Engine Light, as well as Electronic Power Control - EPC - light are on, you should request a diagnostic to have the stored Trouble Codes read and evaluated. Diagnostics that follow up on the specific downloaded...
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What's the importance of spark plugs on 2000 Chevy impala
The function of spark plugs is to ignite the air/fuel mixture in each cylinder. The engine needs spark, air, and fuel to run. In the simplest terms, what's happening inside your engine is small explosions in each cylinder. For that...
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p0300 code
P0300 is a random misfire code that can indicate any or all cylinders have intermittent misfires. Was this code found with an auto parts code reader or a full on scanner ? Sometimes those code readers will only give a...
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Idles and stalls again.
Hi There, It sounds lik eyou have two separate issues going on here. The ABS light is likely related to the [wheel speed sensors]((https://www.yourmechanic.com/services/abs-speed-sensor-replacement) which help to control the ABS system. It is quite likely that these may have been...
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VEHICLE WILL NOT START BUT CLICK NOISE COMING FROM STARTER
Generally, a clicking sound is produced when turning the key when the battery is weak or you have a faulty starter solenoid. I would suggest checking the battery again to be sure it is fully charged. If the clicking sound...
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Transmission problem?
Hi There, What you are describing sounds like a problem generally connected to the flow of transmission fluid. Since you have checked the fluid and it is full, this would suggest you may have a faulty solenoid or bad valve...
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Where to add transmission fluid
While many cars today do not have a transmission fluid dipstick and fill point, yours should still have one. The dipstick handle is not red like most vehicles have to indicate transmission fluid. I believe yours is yellow. With the...
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Transmission shifts up and down randomly.
Hi There, What you are describing sounds like possibly a bad speed sensor or potentially a faulty transmission control module, which also controls the speed sensors. The transmission control module has various sensors such as vehicle speed sensors, wheel speed...
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Transmission having problems shifting gears
Hi There, This may be a sign of low transmission fluid or a faulty transmission control solenoid. As you know, automatic transmissions use pressurized hydraulic fluid to change gears. Every time a gear change is required, the car's computer activates...
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What would cause automatic transmission to want to still go forward while in reverse and neutral?
Hi There, This may be a result of low transmission fluid or potentially a faulty transmission control module. A faulty transmission control module may cause a delay in acceleration or erratic shifting of gears. The transmission control module has various...
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When I'm driving, sometimes the car over revs and jerks when I shift gears after the cars been on for a while
Hi There, What you are describing may be a result of a faulty speed sensor, potentially low transmission fluid or a even a faulty transmission control solenoid. As your vehicle travels down the road, the computer analyzes data being sent...
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Steering vibrates too much when I break
Vibration on application of the brakes is often due to warped rotors or rotor defects. Inasmuch as your car is from the 2016 model year, the car may be covered under a manufacturer warranty and so you should first consider...
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Jeep shut down completely when braking,
It is possible to have a faulty oil pressure switch or maybe a loose/broken wire to it. Many vehicles have a sort of safety feature running through the oil pressure switch and engine control unit. If oil pressure is not...
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Engine is on but failed to move
Hi There, This may be a result of low transmission fluid or potentially a faulty transmission control module. A faulty transmission control module may cause a delay in acceleration or erratic shifting of gears. The transmission control module has various...
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Do I need to have the oil pan replaced as well for a leaky gasket? We took my 08' Tahoe Hybrid to the dealer and they said I have
Hello...the only reason that you would need a new oil pan is if the pan is corroded or physically damaged (tears, cracks, big dents, perforations). If the oil drain plug threads are damaged, that is repairable and the pan is...
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I have a coolant leak. I'm not sure exactly where. I noticed a small puddle in my driveway and it leaks out intirely in days.
Coolant leaks can come from a number of components. The water pump, an external head gasket leak, radiator or hose can be just a few locations for coolant to leak from. The best way to locate a coolant leak would...
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Check Engine Light is on
Hello There, Generally, the check engine light comes on when something fairly serious is going on with the vehicle. This can happen for many different reasons such as a faulty mass air flow sensor, a faulty O2 sensor, a bad...
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Whining Noise
Hi There, Generally there are two common issues that will produce a whining noise that correlates with the RPM change as you describe. You may have a bad power steering pump or potentially a faulty alternator. If the alternator is...
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What all needs replaced when you change a camshaft position sensor? 2003 Hyundai Sonata
Hello - only the camshaft position sensor needs replacing. Sent to CS camshaft position sensor replacement
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Fuel not pumping,no ignition spark.
It's possible that the crankshaft sensor has failed. Typically when cranking the engine, the engine control unit reads the crankshaft sensor to see the engine is turning. Then it will power up the fuel pump and ignition circuits. If the...
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Battery gauge drops to 9 after driving.
Hi There, If your battery gauge is fluctuating as you describe, this may be a sign of a weak battery, a failing voltage regulator or failing alternator. As you may know, the alternator is responsible for charging the battery while...
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Car hesitates to start check engine light and VSA light comes on car has no power only gets up to 45 and crawls going uphill 2008 Honda Accord
Hi there - the Vehicle Stability Assist system utilizes wheel speed sensors, and your cars anti-skid braking system to assist with car control in extreme cornering or braking circumstances. It also reduces engine power to moderate vehicle behavior. Check the...