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I have a 2006 Volvo s60 2.5T and when accelerating it vibrates violently.
Hi there. It really depends at what speeds you are experiencing the vibration that might point out a few possible sources. If the vibration is apparent upon instant acceleration (at slower speeds and progressively increases as speed does) it is...
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why does my 2006 F150 5.4ltr 4x4 studder while trying to downshift ?
Hi there. If by stutter you are indicating that the engine RPM seems rough or while downshifting the transmission seems to slip in and out of a gear, there could be multiple reasons. Generally speaking, when a transmission has difficulty...
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Light rubbing from passanger side while driving
Hi there. Anytime you hear a rubbing sound coming from the vehicle, it's always something to be concerned with and take corrective action to have properly diagnosed. If you continue to hear this noise over the next few days, it...
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2005 Scion TC, 108,00 miles. My car didn't start so I had to jumpstart it. I let it idle to charge the battery and it just died.
You may have a failing voltage regulator that could be allowing the alternator to supply too much or too little amperage to the battery resulting in the battery never maintaining a consistent charge as it is designed to. The voltage...
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Which O2 sensor has to do with the gas for a 2010 ford flex
Hi there. Honestly, both oxygen sensors needs to work together in order to efficiently burn gasoline in today's modern engines. The sensors job is to monitor exhaust gases directly out of the combustion chamber (upstream) and after going through the...
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Serpertine belt keep shreeding
Hi there. Typically when the serpentine belt shreds, it is due to either misalignment of the pulley's or the belt is not properly adjusted. You might want to either purchase a service and repair manual for your Isuzu Rodeo or...
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Mercedes Benz c300, 2015 power steering malfunction is showing up on the dashboard.
Hi there. With electronic power steering system like your Mercedes-Benz C300 has, this issue is typically due to a sensor failure or mechanical problem with the power steering system that needs to be correctly diagnosed before any repairs are attempted....
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Loud noise coming from air conditioner after service.
Hi there. Thanks for writing in today. I have forwarded your inquiry to our sales and service team, who can forward your inquiry to Jeff and hopefully find a good solution to the issue you are experiencing. They should contact...
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Peter does a 2008 range rover come with comfort AC?
Hi there. The 2008 Range Rover Sport HSE Edition comes with a dual-zone automatic climate control system, that allows you to adjust the temperature to comfortable settings for driver and passenger sides.
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Wondering if I ordered the wrong waterpump
Hi there. Typically, ordering a replacement component by VIN # is the best way to ensure you have the right replacement parts. It is possible that the water pump currently on the vehicle is an aftermarket component that has been...
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brakes
Hello, thank you for writing in. Your brake pads likely need to be replaced. That grinding you are hearing is most likely metal-on-metal friction due to a lack of brake pad material. You can inspect the brake pads to see...
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No spark 1998 Chrysler Concorde 3.2 l
Hi there. The cam and crankshaft sensors impact the timing of ignition as opposed to completing an electrical circuit and creating spark. If you are not getting power to the spark plug wires, the issue is likely due to faulty...
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Hi, Could use a lot of help. I have a 2006 Audi A4, recently purchased. Just recently the PRNDS lights are flashing, had it tested
Hello, thank you for writing in. The vehicle is likely having an issue with the TCM, or transmission control module. The issues you are having are classic of a TCM failure, and the issues will get worse. Unfortunately, there are...
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I bought a Mini Cooper and driving it today the service engine soon light came on, overdue oil change, can that make light go on
The check engine light will not be on from not changing oil in time. You will have to have the computer scanned to retrieve stored codes so you can find out the cause. The oil and filter should be changed...
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I accidentally put engine oil in coolant reservoir, what should I do?
You should suck out the coolant reservoir since the oil will float on the water it will stay near the top. You can use a siphon to get oil or majority of oil out.
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Cylinder 4 misfire code P0304
You should recheck computer to see if same code is coming up P0304? If it is then check plug wire to see if it has oil on it from a leaking valve cover gasket getting oil on plug wire and...
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My car won't stay on the battery keeps draining i replaced the battery and alternator
If the battery is new and charging system output has been measured and is within specifications, the only reason a battery will discharge is if the car sits for a long period of time (batteries will self-discharge even if not...
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Security light and engine light on car not start on 1st attempt
Broadly, you are describing at least three issues, which may all have discrete (separate) causes: 1) an electrical or ECM issue that is causing Code P062f to set; 2) difficulty starting, which may be an intermittent occurrence if I understand...
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There was no oil in the car and it started ticking car was acting like it didn't want to start but did at first put oil in the car
The ticking noise may be from the valve train. Whenever there is inadequate oil in an engine, the valve train may run dry and that will cause noise. If damage occurs due to that lack of oil, the noise could...
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Code P0010- Replaced Intake Camshaft Position Actuator Solenoid and light popped on later that day... what now?
P0010 can be caused by inadequate oil delivery due to engine oil sludge (the VVT system relies on hydraulic pressure), worn timing components (chains, gears, guides), malfunctions in the crankshaft or camshaft position sensors, and wiring faults. The possibility of...
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Smog check failed due to Oxygen sensor
Hello, thank you for writing in. The first person to tell you this was correct to a certain extent. If the system is not warmed up, the readings cannot be taken accurately. However, if the engine is warmed up and...
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Grinding/scraping noise coming from back of car
Hello, thank you for writing in. If the sound is not coming from the differential, but is coming from that area, you will want to check the driveline and the axles. Look for anything that is rubbing, has a worn...
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Hi Ben. I'm having my upstream oxygen sensors replaced. Is the price quoted for both upstream oxygen sensors? Thanks, Jose
Hi there. I have forwarded your question to our sales and service department so they can accurately tell you about the price estimate for replacing oxygen sensors. They will contact you via email once they can provide you a clear...
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I have 2010 Honda Pilot and I sense vibration when I apply brakes. I sense it more when I do this driving at 60+ mph vs 40-45mph.
Hi there. Typically the type of vibration you are explaining is due to either a warped or thin rotor and brake pads like you've indicated. To request an estimate to have this service completed, please click this link to the...