MVG

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Hello! I own & operate Mountain View Garage, located in Thornton, CO (just north of Denver). Feel free to stop by and visit!
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Question Answered: i have a noise coming from the rear when accelerating. what can that noise be?
May 15, 2013, 08:01 AM
It could be brake related. Try driving down an alley with buildings/walls on both sides, roll the windows down and drive slowly - See if you can determine which side the sound is coming from. If the sound is more pronounced on one side or the other, it may be brake or suspension related. If the sound seems to be central, it may be axle/differential related.
Question Answered: I replaced the key cylinder and the ignition switch, why wont the car start?
May 15, 2013, 07:55 AM
It may be a security related issue. How many miles can you travel before the vehicle shuts itself down? If the vehicle shuts down before you can make any progress it is likely a security related issue. If a few miles can be driven before shutdown it is likely something else. Did you do the work yourself or at a repair facility? If performed by a facility, it should be under warranty.
Question Answered: Find Freon leak fix problem then recharge system with R134 36oz?
May 15, 2013, 07:51 AM
If the A/C refrigerant was recently recharged and now the cooling capability is diminished, there is likely a leak. Was dye added when the recharge was performed? More importantly, was the system pressure tested to EPA standards to ensure it holds a vacuum? The vacuum test ensures there are no leaks otherwise ambient air is sucked into the system and the pressure test fails.
Question Answered: Hello,I cannot remove key from ignition cylinder.The key gets stuck.
May 15, 2013, 07:44 AM
While troubleshooting from a chair miles away can be problematic, if I had to guess and given what was mentioned regarding the task of putting the vehicle into park, drive, park I might take a look at the shift interlock solenoid. If a failing/failed shift interlock solenoid is telling the car it is still in drive, it would prohibit release of the key.
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