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I checked the oils water battery could it be the starter
once you put the key in and start car when you turn it off it will turn engine off. but key will not turn all the way off & lock & come out.
Changed EGR valve less then a year ago
it's only noisy inside the car, it cannot be heard outside the vehicle.
Suddenly, check engine light, 30 seconds later I pulled over, very rough engine, checked oil, was ok. Tried to drive 11 miles home, power diminished, bad smell. Mechanic found: Cat. blown, needed Tuneup, (repl. fuel...
Goes up to 4 on rpm gauge before shifting. Was fine driving to work that morning but started on the way home. Brother in law put on diagnostic and says it's not the transmission but a sensor.
It has a new CV joint.sounds like its coming from the wheels
when letting off the brake but is on the floor and lets a noise in the rear brakes. the emerg. brake doesnt work like it should either. the pedal is way to spongey there are no leaks that i can see either
Took it to Jr @ Ray's Auto Repair in goldsboro nc. He changed thermostat again & said it needed a new waterpump to stop overheating & needed to blow the air though the inlet of the heatercore ...
We need a tune up, valve gaskets replaced, Y pipe for exhaust replaced, ignition coils and a few other things plug an oil pan gasket. I feel for my mechanic. We didn't know the engine wasn't from the same year.
4wd light is flashing when all-wheel drive is not working
within a couple of days I checked the engine oil stick and it was totally empty ! i noticed then that the radiator coolant was okay. the very next day the upon rechecking the engine oil - now okay - but the radia...
Sometimes I may have to turn key 10+ times (no sound at all) until it catches. Colder weather seems to make it worse. Ignition cylinder has some play in it. Starter or Ignition cylinder or ???
My oil light comes on when the car is running but stopped so i had my oil changed and it still comes on. Can someone tell me why.and what i need to do.
O/D Off flashing and hesitates when put in reverse. What could it be? Thanks!
when this happens, i will have to turn off the ignition and start the engine. and it will start immediately
Did same thing years ago. Had car towed. At dealership they said key simply pulled out for them. Have tried wiggling steering wheel to no avail. Is it a time factor for security or did the tow itself do something? Wha...
If I hotwire the starter it makes a spinning sound but will not engage. I swapped the relays around but no luck there. All fuses look good unless I missed one. ????? It was driving fine. Just parked it and that was it.
On a scale of 1 to 10 (ten being the hardest), what's the level of difficulty on this job? (I have some auto repair skills...not intimidated by most repairs.) Thank you!
Just wondering if replacing fuses would fix it. I noticed that many of the fuses control a couple of different things so Im not sure which fuses I would need to get to fix these problems if that is even the fix.