Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: I recently had the starter and manifold gaskets replaced. Now my truck won't stay running.

asked by on

Recently had my mechanic replace my starter. The first time he put the manifold back on he used the old gasket. My truck wouldnt stay running. It sounds like a vacumm leak. So he took the manifold back off and replaced the gaskets with a new set. Put it back together and still the same issue. All the hoses are connected and all the bolts are in place and he said he looked at the manifold while he had it off and there was no cracks anywhere it is in great condition. .

My car has 2000000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

Need advice from certified mechanic? Get help now!

Over 1000 mechanics are ready to answer your question.
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: Really bad AC, do I need to replace the system?

The 2010 Chevrolet Traverse air conditioning system has a history component failure on different models which can be annoying. For the owners that have multiple failed components in one vehicle, it can become a nightmare. Some of these issues have...

Q: New starter doesn't start car.

I would have the battery load tested to see if the battery is good then have a technician diagnose the electrical system. There are a number of electrical parts on the car that could be bad.

Q: Advice on buying a '93 Lexus SE with a 2JZ engine with a blown head gasket

If they did blow the head gasket, there is no saying what they did to the engine. You can of course, take it apart. It's a nice engine. It's a straight six -- not a V6. So you only have...

Related articles

How Long Does a Distributor O Ring Last?
The distributor is part of the ignition system in your vehicle and its purpose is to route high voltage from the ignition coil to the spark plug. The spark plug then...
What are the Car Pool Rules in Hawaii?
Hawaii is widely regarded as a land of vacation and relaxation, and as such, its scenic roads and routes are far better known than the state’s freeways. But, as with all...
P2428 OBD-II Trouble Code: Exhaust Gas Temperature Too High Bank 1
P2428 code definition A P2428 trouble code signifies that the PCM has detected a problem in the exhaust gas temperature sensor circuit in bank 1, which subsequently contains the number one...