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One day, I got up to go to work, and suddenly my clutch would basically go in all the way with little to no pressure. At that point, I was unable to shift into any gears, so my vehicle is immobile at the moment. I am not car savvy, so I don't know what the problem could be. I've been told that maybe I need more fluid in my brake/clutch thing, but I don't know. I figured I'd ask for advice first. Thanks in advance.

I have a 1996 Probe which is in decent body shape, but doesn't run. Low 70,000s mileage. Has had 2 transmissions and other repairs. Would like to sell - maybe for body parts or to someone who wants to put it back on the road. How do you go about this? I put an ad in local paper. Got no reply. A junker offered me $200. Is this fair? I would think it'd be worth more than that just in parts. I would have it repaired and it would run for a short time and quit and I would take it back and it would run and same thing - it would quit. It had something to do with the alternator and the service people kept putting new ones in and they wouldn't last.

They checked all but the injectors they say a lot fuel going out the exhaust pipe

Intermittent but not Random. No misfire under load or while driving. It idles and run rough while stopped after 15 minutes of driving in temperatures above 50 degrees. Runs smoother in temperatures under 50 degrees and sometimes while raining.

Maintenance - 2011-2013

No codes

Vacuum - 22 in. HG Steady = Good

Compression - Good

Fuel Pressure - Key on, not running, 40 psi = Good

Fuel Pressure - Key on, engine running, 32.5 = Good

Spark plugs replaced - 2012

Spark plug wires replaced - 2012

Distributor and cap replaced - 2012

Coolant Temperature sensor replaced - 2011

Throttle position sensor replaced - 2012

Camshaft position sensor replaced - 2013

I listened to each of the 6 fuel injectors. 4 sounded smooth but 2 are a bit noisy. But all are working.

Oil changed - Jan. 2013

Fuel filter changed - March 2013

Coolant Changed - Feb. 2013

Valve cover gaskets replaced - June 2012

Fuel system cleaned - Feb. 2013

Throttle body cleaned - March 2013

EGR valve - applied vacuum, the engine stalled. It passed.


Ignition timing. May have been adjusted when distributor was replaced. Not sure.

The fuel strainer on the fuel pump not checked but fuel presser is good.

If I have built in RPM Limiter on my 2.0 Ford Probe can I disable it.

Both the radio and climate control work fine, however the radio's display does not work and the back lighting for the climate control panel doesn't work either. The radio display went out first, and now the climate control panel lights went out too. Is this a fuse issue? Or are there lights behind the panel (climate control) that I have to replace?

Wont start in the morn. After 5 to 35 minutes will start. Often drags down battery.


it gets hot just seating their not doing anythink

can not locate the ignition module

My probe is acting like the transmission went out but it still moves in drive and thats it. the car wont go backwards in neutral or in reverse.

went to start car and a red light started blinking and the headlights were flashing and the car would not start, we disconnected battery to stop lights from flashing,,what is going on?

I need to replace my fuel filter and I can't find it!! Any help??