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The Question: ac compressor making noise not sure if it is bearing or clutch?

By Benji on 3/2/2012 - Last updated: 3/2/2012

Your Answer: Either way, if it's the compressor or the clutch, you get to the same best ...

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The Question: I have purchased several new batteries,they do well for about 6 months and then start draining down to nothing overnight

By Deb on 3/2/2012 - Last updated: 3/3/2012

Your Answer: Often times, an alternator doesn't test out to be bad, when it really is ...

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The Question: Car starts to over heat after about half hour, falls below normal idle and stalls out. Will start up when cooled.

By brace on 8/27/2010 - Last updated: 3/1/2012

Your Answer: Are you having to add fluid to the vehicle? It sounds like there is a ...

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The Question: how do you perform a timing chain job on a maxima ?

By reuben on 8/26/2010 - Last updated: 3/1/2012

Your Answer: This is an extensive job. Definitely not for the faint of heart. I suggest ...

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The Question: Car looses speed suddenly and the rpm rev up. has tune up, 6 ign coils , one O2senor , throtle body ,etc. getting wores

By AutoMD Member on 8/16/2010 - Last updated: 3/1/2012

Your Answer: Sounds like the transmission is slipping out (hence the rpm going up despite ...

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The Question: My car starts up but when put into gear it dies out.

By David Sanchez on 8/22/2010 - Last updated: 3/1/2012

Your Answer: Does the vehicle run rough when in park? Does it do the same problem while ...

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The Question: The trunk unlock button does not work when engaged why?

By AutoMD Member on 8/16/2010 - Last updated: 3/1/2012

Your Answer: Check for a valet switch being engaged. -Ben @ MechanicsCentral.com

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The Question: What can I do to repair the motor/switch for the driver side window?

By AutoMD Member on 8/16/2010 - Last updated: 3/1/2012

Your Answer: With the door open, have a friend help you hold the power up switch. ...

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The Question: front driver side window won't roll up or down. motor runs

By joecollins on 3/1/2012 - Last updated: 3/1/2012

Your Answer: The window motor most likely tore up the bushing that dampens the power to ...

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The Question: When turning ign. On dash lights hesitate To come on will crank ok but will not start At this time

By Herb on 3/1/2012 - Last updated: 3/1/2012

Your Answer: Sounds like there is an electrical short. Test, (or have it tested) with a ...

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The Question: i'm not getting elec. into my alt. to excite the field.therefor my alt. will not charge. what could cause this?

By hotrod on 2/25/2012 - Last updated: 2/25/2012

Your Answer: Take the alternator off and have it tested at a parts store. Most likely ...

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The Question: changed fuel pump gas gauge now does not work

By Sage Hansen on 2/25/2012 - Last updated: 2/25/2012

Your Answer: Possible causes: The new fuel pump may have come with a faulty leveler ...

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The Question: where is the oil flow check valve located on my vehicle?

By tonyo on 2/25/2012 - Last updated: 2/25/2012

Your Answer: The oil pressure sensor on this vehicle simply controls a circuit to the oil ...

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The Question: seems to flutter between 40 and 50 mph

By Eddie on 6/3/2010 - Last updated: 2/25/2012

Your Answer: Replacing the fuel filter is cheap and easy. I would try that to rule out ...

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The Question: strange noice and hot smell

By joydsparrow on 2/25/2012 - Last updated: 2/25/2012

Your Answer: These Chevrolet V6 motors air known for weird issues like this caused by a ...

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The Question: bogs when you step on gas

By Mary on 6/26/2010 - Last updated: 2/25/2012

Your Answer: When you step on the "gas" you are actually not necessarily putting more gas ...

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The Question: large vacum leak code poor gas mileage and performance

By jim on 2/25/2012 - Last updated: 2/25/2012

Your Answer: The easiest way to find a gross vacuum leak is by using a combustible spray ...

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The Question: My car wont start what could be wrong

By Dennis on 2/25/2012 - Last updated: 2/25/2012

Your Answer: Get a voltmeter, or see if a neighbor has one, and test the battery ...

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