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fan runs on high, when temp. is reached fan stops, it should change to low speed
I have had the alternator and battery replaced after my cars battery light kept coming on. Sometimes it stayed on and sometimes it went off.Mostly it would stay on. It would die and after setting all night would start up. Now with the new alternator and battery and pigtail the battery light is still coming on but its showing very dimmly. My car starting doing this last December and has done this 3 times since then (July 2012). Also my car has overheated 3 times since I bought it used in April 2008. I had the thermostat and radiator cap replaced in 2009. And my check engine light has never came on. My cars interior light (the one between the visors) used to be difficult to get to shut off. And on a few occassions my alarm(horn beeping) would go off without any reason.My door lock click on and off rapidly. I had my oil changed by a friend last year who didnt get the old seal off causing my oil to completely drain out. Drove my car about 6 blocks to the store and it started knocking/rattling and lightly smoking. My pulley belt came off (not broke or frayed) about 2 weeks ago but was put back on. I had a wreck in Feb 2009 that damaged my control armand that was replaced. My A/C and heater quit about 2 1/2 years ago. I had a coolant leak and had to buy a freeze plug.. Also, I locked my keys in my car by accident in 2009 and a friend drilled into the passenger side door to get it unlocked. I'm trying to remember everything that has happened to my car in the 4 years 3 mths I have had it to pinpoint the problems I am now having. My car had 117,000 miles when I bought it and now has 142,000. I am being told I may need to buy a new computer now. I hope someone can help me.
my mechanic said that i should replace the power steering pump 1st and then see if i need to replace the rack and pinion. how can you tell if it's the one or the other in 2003 325i bmw. the fluid is ok and it doesn't make any other noise. If i replace the pump should i replace the pressure hose too. He's saying it's not necessary to repl hose
we tried bleeding by pushing in and out the clutch..it wont get pressure....clutch still no pressure.
started with hard shift into reverse, and would not come out of higher gear when sitting at light.
Wires loose that goes to battery.After wiggleing them car starts but wont stay started.
I've been having issues with my car not starting after driving for awhile. Like its too hot or something. Last night i turned my car off, but the key wont go to the off position. After messing with it for 15 minutes, i unplugged the battery. This morning i stuck the negative cable back on the battery and tried to start my car. It turns over but wont start. Key is still stuck. Its got half a tank of gas, and i jumped the battery in case it was low.
When I press the ac button the compressor seems to engage but the air temp changes very little, even on max ac.
Seems like a scam to service the injectors when there is no indication of trouble. I got cliped for $300 at a dealer for this service at 24500 miles.
instructions on how to replace a fan clutch
Fan clutch repair manual
Honda Civic 2003 A/C blower motor will run all day fine. Sometimes when I stop the car and turn it off, and then start the car again a few minutes later, the blower motor does not work. If I drive around for awhile it will start working again. Funny thing. This only happens after I park of an incline. The fuse is fine in the engine compartment.
Every time it rains I have water gush out the emergency brake and flood the floor board??????
The truck has, for lack of a better description, an underwater sound at about 30-35 mph and 1500 rpms. Seems to be sluggish when I press on the gas as well. It's a little better if I turn off the overdrive, but still a problem. Could this be because of the MDS as some have suggested? It is a HEMI as well. Also how about the octane? I tried some booster with little or no change. Any ideas?
any help on what can cause this problem