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Why would my clutch pedal be stuck on the floor in my 1999 Honda Civic
Hello. The most common cause of a clutch pedal not returning to its upright position is a bad clutch master cylinder. When it fails internally it will no longer hold pressure which keeps it from returning up. It can also...
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Why does my coolant overflow tank overflow when my 2005 Chevrolet Malibu heats up.
Hello. Your coolant overflow tank level should change when the engine warms up, but it should not overflow. If it is overflowing, but the engine is not overheating then the first thing I would check would be the cooling system...
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My back driver side park light does not work on my 2003 Cadillac Escalade
Hi there. Typically if it is just that one light that is acting up it is usually fairly simple. It can be as simple as a light bulb or it can be a problem with the circuit. I have also...
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After some repairs my 2007 Kia Sportage continues to overheat.
Hello. If the system is not leaking anymore, and if the thermostat is new then you have another issue going on with the vehicle. This may be an issue with the a clog in the radiator, a coolant flow issue,...
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How do I know if I need a stabilizer bar in my 2010 Nissan Murano
Hello. If the vehicle has not been in an accident or has not had any serious suspension damage then you should not need a stabilizer bar. It is rare to need the bar itself. The bar is mounted to the...
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Why is my truck running rough. 2000 Chevrolet S10
Hello. Rough running can be caused by a number of things. To determine where the issue is I would usually start by scanning the computer for codes. This would help me determine if the issue is at a particular cylinder....
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My car does not have an immobilizer installed on it, but it is keeping my 2007 Honda CRV from starting.
Hi there. If your vehicle is not equipped with the immobilizer system, but yet it is causing your vehicle not to start, then there is a problem with the engine control module. Most of the time the module can be...
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I am having issues with the MMI system in my 2006 Audi A6
Hello. There are a lot of common issues with the MMI system in these vehicles. Most of the time the issue is with the software in the module. Reprogramming the computer will typically fix these issues, but I have also...
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Electical problems. My a/c, cooling fan, and blinkers all quit working after I fiddled with my taillights.
Hi there. Check all of the grounds to the vehicle and make sure that they are all tight and clean. There could be a loose ground wire from the chassis to the frame causing the power loss to the air...
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Hello...I have a 2004 infinity m45. Everytime I started my car it jerked so I took it to a mechanic and I was told my camshaft sensor harness was bad.
Hi there. Anytime the battery is not disconnected and a wiring harness is removed, there is spikes of power that is sent directly to the ECM (computer). Either there is a plug that is not plugged in on your engine...
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Stalling when I move rear driveshaft.
Hi there. Anytime your vehicle is stalling when turning the driveshaft by hand, then there is a ground issue with your vehicle. Also, there could be an issue with the output shaft speed sensor (OSS) on the tail shaft on...
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How much does it cost for Camshaft cover and Valve cover gaskets, parts and labor?
Billing question sent to CS for the cost of replacing the valve cover and camshaft cover gaskets with the cost of labor on a 2008 Mercedes-Benz CLK350 with a V6-3.5L engine.
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How much dose it cost to have the fuel filter replaced on my 2009 town and country mini van?
Billing question sent to CS for the cost of replacing the fuel filter on a 2009, Chrysler, 300 - town and country mini van.
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Cost estimate for rear main seal replacement
Billing question for to replace the rear main seal (rear crankshaft seal) on a 2003 Lexus GS300 with a L6-3.0L engine.
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My headlights are turned on as soon as I switch on the engine.
Hi there. The headlight switch may have fused the contacts inside the switch to the on position making the lights come on all the time. Try turning the ignition switch to the auxiliary position and see if the lights still...
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How expensive is it to repair a timing chain in 2002 Altima 3.5?
Hi there. Check the engine light and see what codes are stored or pending in the computer (ECM). For the oil leak, look around to find where the leak is coming from. If the leak is coming from the top...
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P0773 code is read on a scanner.
Hi there. Yes you will have to remove the valve body to remove the shift solenoids. There is not enough room to pull out the solenoids without damaging them. If you need further assistance with replacing the shift solenoids, then...
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4wd not engaging but 4wd illumination is still turning on.
Hi there. The clicking noise that you are hearing from your transfer case area could the double cardan universal joint turning with a bad bearing. Check the front driveshaft for excessive play and see if one of the universal joints...
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07 charger 3.5. Will only start if cranksensor is unplugged
Hi there. The crankshaft position sensor has failed and is not working. The vehicle may be able to start from the camshaft position sensor being hooked up. I recommend replacing the crankshaft position sensor. If you need further assistance with...
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Reverse lights won't turn on when I put it in reverse. Dark blue wire has power, light green (reverse) wire has no power.
Hi there. Remove the fuse to the reverse lighting system. On the side that does not have power, use a digit ohm meter and check for resistance. The meter should read OL (out of limits). Now, turn on the ignition...
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My car has a traction control light on and the steering feels wobbly.
Hi there. The brake calipers could be loose and moving around when you step on the brake pedal or the slider rods could have dry grease in them causing the caliper to only move on one side causing the brake...
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I replaced my clutch and bleed my hydraulic clutch master cylinder. But when I put the truck in 2H and try to shift, I won't shift.
Hi there. There seems to be an issue with the transfer case on your vehicle. The transfer case may have a bent fork or the shifter synchronizer has broken teeth. I recommend seeking out a professional, such as one from...
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What mileage should rotors be replaced on an F250 that doesn't tow?
There is no set mileage that the rotors should last. You may need to replace them if they get warped or you let the brake pads wear down till the metal pad backing grinds in to the rotor. Your rotors...
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Alternate bolts missing who should I call
Hi there. Our mobile mechanics typically complete inspections to determine what might be causing a problem and repair work to solve those issues. However, in regards to your request, it might be best to take your car to a local...
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How much does it cost to replace ball joints on Cadillac deville?? My car is making a cranking noise on the right side when I turn
Hi there. Although you could request a ball joint replacement quote here, it's probably a good idea to have a professional mobile mechanic come to your location and complete a car is making a noise inspection first. This will allow...