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engine light on diadnotic po700 what does this mean.what would the repair cost.

I have had the P0455 CEL on my 1999 Beetle for a while. I inspected the Cannister and couldn't detect any cracks or leaks. I took it to a shop and they told me it was the gascap. I changed it out and the code came back. I took it back a while later and they did another diagnostic and told me it was the purge valve. Instead of paying them to fix it, I ordered the valve and installed it. The code came back after 2 days. I checked the voltage and it was about 8V. That seemed low. The valve doesn't ever open. I also didn't notice any pressure or vacuum on the hose between the valve and the cannister. Should there be pressure at this valve all of the time? What should the voltage be to open the valve? If there is no pressure at this valve, does that indicate a problem with the leak detection pump? Thanks.

iVE GOT AN AUTOMATIC WITH NO FIRST OR REVERSE. I THINK ITS GOTTA COME OUT. NEED IDEAS OTHER THAN REPLACEMENT, AND NEED A ROUGH LABOR TIME AS WELL. THANKS

Dealer says short in my heater and gave me an enormous estimate Sometimes heater works ok and sometimes just blows cold air Whats ur solution and how much should it cost?

My 2002 BMW X5 steptronic transmission lamp is on and it has slowed it's performance. it always moves with 3rd gear, checked all possisble solutions but the lamp has failed to go off.
Please advise the solution to this problem. thanks

I have a coolant leak that begin last summer. The volvo dealership did a pressure check said the bottle was not leaking and replaced the resorvior then two months later it started leaking out again, they then replace the hose, and did not charge me for labor only 15.00 for the hose. This last step of changing the hose worked for about 7 months now I'm no longer living in VA, I'm in Houston and the coolant is now leaking out again at a more alarming rate. If I fill it up it may last up to 10 miles before the light comes on. There is no coolant on the ground dont know where it is leaking out too. I'm now told it must be a gasket. I need to know your opinon on this and how much am I looking at to fix this coolant problem. It has never over heated because I've alway put coolant in it when the light comes on. Please advise, can I have best case and worse case senerio and what you really think. Please also advise on what you would do.I need and love this car, but I've been unemployed for 7 months and have very little funds everyday is a stuggle to feed the family.

The alarm/key light is flashing and motor will start but will get shut down.

Car says it overheats but isnt actually overheating, has a new thermostat and full water and coolant with no leaks. Bought a new sensor but not sure where it goes.

FRONT STRUT TURN WHEN STEERING IS TURNED, WHAT SHOULD BE REPLACED?

I drive often and never hear anything but normal noises that echo off the road, but when I make one right turn (always the same place) I get the grinding noise. Now, the tie rods and ball joints have always been greased and I checked them out, they are in good condition. It comes from the passenger side wheel, the noise that is. It goes away, even while driving. I do not feel anything in the steering wheel. It only happened once making a left turn. I was going into a dip on that one, where as the right turn it is upward.

Now a clunking noise has developed when turned all the way to the right. I can hear it go all across the bottom of my car. I checked the tie rods and ball joints, both are good.

Could it be a strut?

DO I NEED TO CHANGE THE COMPLETE STRUT WHEN REPLACING THE HOUSING UNIT?

ok so my car won't start.. I was driving on freeway n smoke started to come out of the exhaust pipes, I started losing horsepower... when I exit the freeway as soon as I came to complete stop the engine shut off.. now I can't get the car to start, I tried jump starting it and it won't start. it makes a clicking noise but every time it clicks: clock, interior lightning shut off at the beat of the clicking, it's not the battery tho, screen says voltage good on battery, just recently replace my starter about 5 months ago so that's not it either.. and also everything I try to turn it on as the clicking noise starts n lights start clicking off the speakers make a noise too as if it's an electrical problem, also sometimes when I turn the ignition on to start car there's sounds as if the engine coughs.... so please anyone knows what's the problem is??

the car wont start after it rains, there is a crack on the air filter cover,

How much is a transmission overhaul kit plus transaxle assembly?

My A/C blows cold air then after a few minutes it blows just plain air. Then I shut switch off then back on, the cold air comes out for a short period of time then back to warm. When I put the switch to Recirculate inside air on A/C it get a bit colder, but not much.