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Owner and operator of Barsom Tire in Whittier California. ASE Master technician, over 20 years working in the automotive industry.
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Question Answered: Car will crank but will not start.
August 15, 2014, 10:46 AM
You must check the basics: Fuel pressure and spark. If you get none of them , possible crank sensor.
Question Answered: my Yukon will shift fine manually,it wont take off automatically
August 15, 2014, 10:39 AM
Did you replace it after a rear end collision?
Question Answered: what cause valve cover to smoke alot
August 14, 2014, 02:31 PM
If smoke comes from inside engine when oil cap is removed, then piston rings are allowing blow by gas through them. If this is the case, time to rebuild engine.
Question Answered: Where is the Intake Air Temp. Sensor located??
August 14, 2014, 02:24 PM
Intake Air Temperature sensor are located along from air filter housing to throttle body. Some vehicles have separate sensors, others have the sensor built inside the Mass air flow sensor. A wiring diagram of the vehicle will point you in the right direction.
Question Answered: At 55.000 miles the check engine light comes on, what should I do?
August 14, 2014, 02:20 PM
Get vehicle to read codes, and freeze frame data in order to diagnose problem.
Question Answered: why the lock door from driver side is not opening with remote from outside
August 14, 2014, 02:19 PM
If lock actuator motor is bad that is the problem.
Question Answered: Replaced upper bank1 #1 heated o2 censor cleared code and light came back on why
August 14, 2014, 02:16 PM
Which code do you have before?
Question Answered: chevy 1500 p/u light for battery keeps flashing replaced battery still flashing
August 14, 2014, 09:02 AM
You have to determine if alternator diodes are in good condition. Test is done with an oscilloscope and monitoring the "ripples" after AC voltage is been rectified by the diodes. A complete diagnostics of charging system must be performed to determine the problem.
Question Answered: will bad 02 sensor cause rough idling and jerking in gear after starting?
August 14, 2014, 08:58 AM
This engines will develop vacuum leaks around intake manifold gaskets, pcv hoses and pcv seal. Rough idle and codes for lean condition will be stored in ECM. Do not replace oxygen sensors until the lean condition is corrected and a oxygen sensor performance test is performed.
Question Answered: car working fine one day the next day does not start, no light to horn no dash
August 14, 2014, 08:47 AM
First battery must be charged and load tested for at least 30 minutes. A battery that is 3 years or older may develop a bad cell, creating this kind of problem. Get battery tested at a repair shop close to your location.
Problem Reported: Timing chain Rattle after engine off for a while.
August 14, 2014, 01:55 PM
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