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Question Answered: can I get a lube under the sorento?
September 20, 2017, 07:31 AM
Lubrication is not necessary, all those components are sealed. Likely some component is worn out and needs to be replaced. A suspension check to identify the source of the noise is recommended. We'd be happy to help you with that here at Cliff's Car Tech.
Question Answered: All of sudden, speed drops and car moves @ 10 MPH. We stop, and start again. Run fine. Happens almost once daily. Is it doing that because the throttle body is dirty or it needs to be replaced?
September 11, 2017, 11:02 AM
Hmm, it sounds like the vehicle is going into 'limp mode' which is designed to let you limp home, then it resets when you restart the vehicle. Code would be helpful, but throttle body unlikely to make it act the way it is doing. Multiple problems may throw vehicle into limp mode, including a severe misfire, or problem with throttle position sensor. Suggest diagnosis by competent technician. We will be happy to do that here for you. Please contact shop if you wish to schedule a diagnosis.
Question Answered: 3/6 coil no fire put new coil on still no fire
September 07, 2017, 02:23 PM
From your description the vehicle needs to be diagnosed by a competent technician. There could be something wrong with the original diagnosis, or the cam sensor, or there may be another cause for the 3/6 coil not firing. We'd be happy to diagnose it here at our shop. give us a call at 281.855.2211 if you'd like to set an appointment.
Question Answered: How do I reset serviceA indicator. Oil has been changed after 0% life left
June 05, 2017, 09:12 AM
Did you do both of the procedures listed? With the ignition key on, but engine not running? Holding the reset knob for 10 seconds until maintenance items blink? Release for a second, Followed by holding the same knob for another 5 seconds until the items disappear, and oil life returns to 100%?
Question Answered: Horn keeps blowing how do i fix or stop
May 16, 2017, 11:49 AM
For a temporary fix, you can remove the horn relay. Eventually you would need to get the problem looked at to determine what is broken and what will be needed to fix it. We can do that here of course. If you will email our shop, I can try to send you diagram of where the horn relay is located.
Question Answered: vibration at higher speeds then major wobble when slowing down or going under 30
April 25, 2017, 07:45 AM
Sounds like this one potentially has more than one problem. Having the tires rotated and/or balanced may help with the high-speed wobble. I suggest having a reputable shop check it out. Please give us a call at 281.855.2211 if you'd like to bring it in. Thanks!
Question Answered: My 2014 Nissan Maxima won't accelerate but rpm will go high. Only 52000 m help!
April 11, 2017, 11:33 AM
Oops, sorry, I read 5200 miles, not 52k miles. Pushrod has an appropriate question re: transmission - standard? automatic? CVT? Not getting above 40 and the rpms going high likely indicates transmission problem. Take it to a competent shop that can diagnose the problem. We are here if you need us.
Question Answered: Why is a.c. controls making loud noise
March 01, 2017, 07:52 AM
There really isn't enough information with this question to answer it. If the a/c sometimes goes on and off by itself, there may be an electrical problem or a problem with the a/c control head. This needs diagnosis by a competent shop. Cliff's Car Tech will be happy to do this for you. Hopefully you can provide some more information as to under what conditions the noise and intermittent operation of the a/c occurs. Thanks!
Question Answered: Where is pvc valve located on 03 galant 2.4L
February 28, 2017, 08:49 AM
PCV valve is located on top of the valve cover, next to the oil cap
Question Answered: I've changed the 02 sensor and the check engine lights is still on.... Now what?
February 20, 2017, 09:18 AM
Question, did you clear the check engine light once the repair was completed? It may take quite a few ignition cycles before the PCM reads that system again and clears the light on its own ....... If you've already done this, and/or the check engine light returns, Unfortunately, no, if changing out the sensor did not resolve the code, it does need a diagnosis.
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