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It has not been working. I've heard noises from the right front, but noone else has heard it. I knew something was coming up, but couldn't decide what it could be. What am I looking at ... and could I do it ourselves ??
After the incident I found wires melted which I repaired with splices. Still only cranks. Fuel pump doesn't kick in.
A week and a half ago, i swerved off the road and hit a ditch. Now the turn signal will not blink when i switch it on for the left side. The right side works fine, and when i switch on the hazard lights, everything blinks but the left front turn signal light. I checked the bulb, and it is not burnt out. Please help!
reads fine most of the time, then reads cold for no reason.
Heater still works fine when gage reads cold.
the fluid leak look's like it's dripping out from under the pump
Trying to get heater core out I have everything apart but can't get it out . I see something that looks like clips on the heater core but can't get to them to get them off
I was pulling out of the drive way and the car shut off, I tried turning it back on and it turned over but would not start. I let it sit for 10 minutes and started it up again and it started right up but I heard a rapid knocking coming from either near the alternator or the center of the engine. Later that night I bought oil and the next day I changed my oil. Still had the rapid knocking but then it only happened when I let it sit at a light/stop sign. Later that night I was coming home from work and the car shut off and wouldn't start, had to push it home. Now everytime I start it, it will turn over but not start
I have taken it to 3 places and no one seems to figure out what it is. It starting making a loud noise, sounds like it coming from front driver's side. Like there is a bubble or something with the tire, but car place, not tire.
This car is my dad's and he asked me to look into the problem. He said he's changed the "brain," so that shouldn't be the problem. His son drove it to work a few weeks ago, but when he got home and parked the car wouldn't start again and hasn't started since. Thank you for any help you can provide.
I changed the bulbs and the signals worked on an off but now it don't work. I just want to know if I should try the fuses?
The only thing I can find is the green plastic part located behind the wheel moves in and out with the wheel. I've seen others posting this same issue but have yet to see a fix.
I replaced clutch and alternator and battery, although I needed a 100 watt fuse I put in a 90 watt. Could I have fried the alternator
while hooking up the battery, the cables were connected backwards. the hundred watt fuse, popped. Replaced fuse with a ninety watt fuse. Now battery light is on. Could I have fried the alternator or a voltage regulator somewhere?
When I'm driving up hills the light starts blinking until I return to flat surface and the rpms go up to 3or higher,and when I turn on my heat the engine starts running really ruff.
My car has 230000mi.on engine.having to fill radiator reservoir almost daily,but not radiator.today started smoking from underneath front right side .made a gurgling sound after I shut car off.heater putting out cold air
On the way home the vehicle started jerking really hard and I have never had any problem with it in the past. Although I had noticed the service engine light flash on and back off in the prior weeks
Just recently my 02 Escort started overheating, if I run the heater is helps but it keeps getting close to the red. At times the temp will drop to regular temp but it goes up after a while. What could the issue be
I would be driving my car and it would stall on me and die. I couldn't start it again until i got out and wiggled the plug that goes into the distributor. This was because the brackets broke and although it didn't feel loose, it was. It would start right up again and after we zip tied it, I didn't have the problem anymore. Then I accidentally left the radiator cap off and my car overheated and died again while driving. I didn't notice the overheat because I have never had that problem. I have been trying to start my car now for 5 days and it wont start. There was no white smoke coming out tailpipe, only radiator itself because cap was off. There is no oil in radiator either. I was told I had bad spark plugs, so I changed those and the wires. And put a cap back on. It is trying to start but it wont. Any ideas? Yes, when I was mad and stuck at a bad intersection, I put cold water into the radiator, even though I shouldn't have. I knew that but didn't care at the time because i have spent more time on the side of the road than driving time. Did I for sure crack the heads when I did that?