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Replaced front brake pads on bad rotors, also replaced calipers from junkyard.
Hello. From what you describe it would appear that your rear brakes may have seized up. This can be caused by a few different reasons. If your brakes were grinding and you reused the same rotor it may be possible...
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Cam sensor going bad
Hello. It does not appear that a camshaft position sensor replacement requires any sort of programming for your model of Jetta. The new sensor should function as soon as it the engine is reassembled and the sensor is plugged in....
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Loud squeal when clutch is depressed.
Hello. A squealing clutch can be caused by a few different things, depending on where the noise appears to be coming from. If the clutch is squealing when you depress the pedal then it may be possible that the clutch...
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Hello, my supplemental restraint system light came on. What does that mean?
Hello. The supplement restraint system, SRS for short, is the vehicle's airbag system. Most vehicles come equipped with an SRS airbag system that will deploy to protect the passengers in the event of a collision. The SRS system is computer...
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Smoke from engine and checked with nearby line lube express in petrol station. They said it's a problem with AC compressor bearing.
Hi there. The seal on the compressor to the air conditioning system has a leak and caused the oil and refrigerant to leak out of the compressor. The bearings on the compressor shaft are lubricated with the oil in the...
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Code p0306 indicates that Cylinder 6 had too many misfires within a predetermined period of time.
Hi there. When it comes to a misfire to a cylinder, there are many possibilities that can cause this to happen. First check to see if the spark plug is firing on cylinder 6. Then check the fuel injector and...
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I was driving on the highway and I lost power and the car cut off. The car will not start back up and it has gas in it has coming through the gas line.
Hi there. Check the ignition system and see if the spark plugs are sparking. If the spark plugs are not sparking, then check for power to the ignition coil. If there is no power to the ignition coil, then check...
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Knocking sound when the car is moving, but not accelerating or braking.
Hi there. Check the lug nuts on the front wheels and make sure that they are tight. The wheel could be loose and moving around. If the lug nuts are tight, then check around the wheel and see if there...
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Pulsating brakes.
Hello. All of the things that you listed could potentially cause the pedal to pulsate. If a wheel hub was recently replaced then I would move on to looking at the other hubs, as well as the rotors and pads....
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Replacement speakers for my truck.
Hi there. The best solution to this is to remove the speakers from the truck and take them into an audio shop that you are wanting to buy speakers at and have them matched up with the wattage and size....
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I was driving with the handbrake up and now when push the accelerate on the car, the car does not move it just revs.
Hi there. The problem is the parking brake is stuck on and the brake shoes or pads in the rear are worn out making the wheel cylinder or piston in the caliper move beyond the seal causing the brakes to...
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Wrong starter motor fitted by a garage
If you have the starter motor (the wrong one), the easiest way to prove your case is to get from the manufacturer, or re-manufacturer, the cataloging information. In other words, the "part" should have a part number and that part...
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ANGEL EYES LED HALO RINGS NOT WORKING
Hello. If they were recently installed and are not functioning then it may be possible that they were not installed or wired correctly. Keep in mind that the halo driving lights are a separate light from the vehicle's regular headlights,...
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where is the cold start injector located on a 4.0 1995 ford explorer
Locate the fuel rail which supplies the 6 fuel injectors. There will be an additional line plumbed off of the main fuel rail which, if you trace it, will lead you to the cold start injector on the manifold. Failure...
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My truck won't shift outof park
Hello. The advance trac / hill descent lights come on when the computer detects an issue with the vehicle's anti lock, traction control system. It may be possible that the computer has detected a serious issue and has locked the...
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Over heating problems
Based on what you are describing, typically a Mechanic would look for a faulty water pump, faulty radiator cap, plugged up, or externally obstructed, radiator, and/or non functioning electric cooling fans. However, your description of erratic operation of the temperature...
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How to get rid of gasoline odor?
Hi there: You can read this article to give you some good tips on removing odors from a vehicle. The best process is to remove the carpet, fully clean underneath, shampoo the carpet and repeat a few times as gasoline...
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Error codes P0131 and P0151
Hi there: It would be best for you to review these two links; the first describes what the P0151 OBD-II Trouble Code is and what typically causes it, and second, the P0131 code and what it means.
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My car will turn over, but dies a second later unless I keep my foot on the gas. It happened randomly, I drove it fine an hour bef
Hi there: It's possible that you have damage to your fuel pump, mass air flow sensor or a vacuum leak that is causing your 2002 Dodge Intrepid to stall quickly. The best way to know for certain is to have...
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As soon as Ac is switched on the engine goes off
Hi there: An AC compressor that is either broken or starting to fail can stall your engine when you turn on the air or defroster because it sends a signal to engage the clutch on the compressor, which causes more...
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Hello,My steering wheel is hard to turn,Not sure what's the problem I added fluid think I have a leak.
Hi there: Typically when the steering wheel is hard to turn, it is caused by low power steering fluid. The fact you continue to fill it and it remains low, indicates that there is a leak somewhere within the system...
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What has stopped working cvc axle or transmission
The popping noise on turning is typical of failed outboard CV axle joints. It is possible the joints did finally break, thus accounting for the lack of movement. If you jack up the front wheel (just one side at a...
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When accelerating it feel like something is pulling back
Hi there: This issue happens more often than not with vehicles approaching or just eclipsing 20 years (which your 1995 Toyota qualifies). In most cases, the reason you're having acceleration issues is because the fuel injectors or throttle body (or...
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Problems with the automatic transmission
Hi there: It really depends on what's triggering the "safe mode" on your Audi A4. In most cases, this issue is caused by a restriction on hydraulic fluid pressure inside the transmission; which is typically due to debris clogged in...
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Barometric Pressure Sensor Error Code
The next step would be to do a proper full pinpoint test indication in the troubleshooting charts for the code that you got. This test will check the wiring, connections, ECM connections and the ECM itself. If you do not...