brianbarranco

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Question Answered: I was told my engine was torn up.
August 28, 2012, 02:40 PM
dont quote me but i believe there is oil pump n if it went out then mayb that was why u lost pressure. n no oil pressure is def not good for a car. u might want to look into this.
Question Answered: What would cause my car to fill with steam from air vents/passenger floorboard?
August 28, 2012, 02:37 PM
it sounds like heater core. usually found passenger side under dash. sometimes easy to get to other times not so easy. u should see coolant hose in n out of it. u can bypass it if its summer out but being a heater core would not be a good idea for winter. better off replacing it. hope this was helpfull
Question Answered: my car clicks and some times the engine turns very slow for seconds but wont st
August 28, 2012, 02:30 PM
also make sure u check solenoid cheap part usually on side of fender undr hood or sometimes along backside
Question Answered: if the drive belts are loose or bad will it effect your power steering.
August 28, 2012, 02:25 PM
yes if its serpentine belt could also effect water pump n other vital parts so get replaced immediately
Question Answered: Why would my car, with a good battery, not attempt to start by turning the key?
August 28, 2012, 02:21 PM
could be few things. i know this sounds silly but make sure it is all the way in park. easy mistake, seen people do it befor. another possible answer would be check starter wires. only few wires n make sure terminals r clean on starter and on ur battery. could potentially be solenoid like a 5$ part. probably nothing much so don't get to stressed. ( ;
Question Answered: 2007 camry hybrid-How much does it cost to rebuild vs. buy a new engine?
March 04, 2012, 04:04 PM
if they don't know where its coming from find a new mechanic lol. they sound shady brother. check top of motor head gaskets are notorious for leaking. newer car so unless u really over heated it shouldn't be that. 5 leaks?? if they cant see it how do they know that. think they are scamming u bro! oil pan would be my guess small car could of ran over something or just might be loose oil drain plug. or loose clamp. might only cost $20 -200 bucks lot better then having some hacks rebuild motor. be care full who you take it to. look up company that is better business bureau approved good luck amigo
Question Answered: dash lights are not working they just turned off they were very dim
March 04, 2012, 03:54 PM
check fuses first. then if dash fuse is good you might have to pull odometer panel out and replace few small bulbs in back. hope its just ur fuse. sometimes headlight switch/knob controls dimness of dash lights to. not positive how it works on cougar
Question Answered: My 1999 Lincoln continental radio display does not light up? any suggestions ?
March 04, 2012, 03:48 PM
pull radio out make sure illuminate wire is still hooked up. i believe its blue or orange in most cars. wires are usually labeled or schematics usually on top of radio.
Question Asked: how to drain transmission fluid for a 1991 300e 4matic Mercedes Benz
March 04, 2012, 03:37 PM
how to drain transmission fluid for a 1991 300e 4matic Mercedes Benz. If i have to much fluid in it can this cause belt not to turn??
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