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Momentumautomotive

San Benito, TX

We are a full service shop. We have been in business since 1992, we service and repair all vehicle types. Specialize in BMW, MERCEDES BENZ, LAND ROVER, JAGUAR, VOLVO, VOLKSWAGEN, AS WELL AS ALL DOMESTIC CAR LINES. TOYOTA, MAZDA, ETC. I am an ASE Master Technician for the last 22 years. We are members of Angie's List, which we have an A+ rating, also have an A+ rating with the Better Business Bureau, and also members of the Harlingen Chamber of Commerce. I have owned and operated this business for the last 21 years. We hope to have you as our customer. Thanks and God Bless


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There is a blend door motor on the pass side of the vehicle which varies the hot and cold air. this motor has quit working, most likely the plastic gears inside the blend motor. it will have to be replaced with a new unit. these are available through most parts houses.


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these cars have two batteries. the main vehicle battery, and a auxiliary battery located on the right side of the vehicle under the hood. I believe the washer tank will have to be removed to gain access to it. It will cause the vehicle to go into what is called energy saver mode (ac will stop working) and the red battery light will come on


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could be the crank sensor. that is how they act when failing.


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have you checked the fluid? is it leaking anywhere. when is the last time the trans was serviced. was it slipping the last time you drove it? The questions will go on and on. Start with the basics. also check to see if the reverse lights come on when shifted into reverse, Make sure to set the brake and do not start the car to check just turn the key on. if they light up that would mean the linkage from the shifter is going to the transmission shift lever, if not then check to see if the linkage bar has come unhooked from the shifter to the transmission. the bushings and clips wear out and cause problems like this


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most likely the crank shaft sensor. It gets hot and resistance goes up and it stops sending its signal to the engine control module. you should have a code set for this but not always


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try this. in the trunk where the fuses are find the fuse for the pse system. this is what controls the vacuum pump. when the fuse is removed it will reset the vacuum pump module. try the doors again. usually what happens is the rubber diaphragm begins to leak. this causes the pump to run longer and get hot. it will shut down and need to be reset. this is not a fix but away to check the system


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is it leaking inside the vehicle. with the sunroof closed there is what is called a drip bar located at the rear of the sunroof. what this does is catch the water that gets by the sunroof seal. it will direct it to the sides of the roof and out the back drains. you can also sometimes gain access to the drains on the lower rocker panel in front of each rear wheel. try putting the car on the drive way sloped to the rear. take a small bottle of water and pour it along both sides of the sunroof. you should see the water draining out in front of the rear wheel on that side. if not then it may in fact be plugged. a good shop should be able to gain access to the drain point and using compressed air blow the drains out. hope this helps


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this should be covered under the factory warranty. the best thing would be to take it in.


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things have changed quite a bit on service quotes. older cars 90's and some up to 2000 had a 60,000 replacement of timing belts and quite a lot of other stuff. the newer cars usually got 90 to 120 thousand miles on each timing belt service, also spark plugs will go 90 to 100,000 miles between changes. the best thing to do is look in your owners manual, see what is required for service for 60,000 to maintain the warranty. at that point you can get online with all data to check times and price parts at the local parts houses.


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sounds like the front drum behind the pump either broke the snap ring or the cover cracked. either way the trans will have to be removed and inspected.


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