What is the reason for a knocking noise when i drive i changed ball joints and control arms i noticed my axels have holes in the boots and they also have some play Is that the cause of the knocking?
If when you turn a corner the knocking noise gets louder and more pronounced, then you have defective CV joints. The fact that the boots have holes in them, would indicate that water and dust has been able to contact the joints. This will cause them to self-destruct. This can be very dangerous, and if one breaks while you are driving you may have an accident. Replace th CV joints and replace the boots covering them.
I have replaced upper and lower ball joints all armes included pitman arm and gearbox my truck still is all over the road its like u cant keep the tires strate what could be the problem?
Take it to a good alignment shop and have them check it over and align the front end.
You have a 94 Honda Accord and the floor and seat of the driver's side vibrates at hgwy speeds you just replaced axel ball joints CV boot tires balanced and aligned Any ideas why?
I would look for a tire that is out of round or a bent wheel. I would place each one on a balancer and watch the horizon of the tire for a out of round condition. Do the same for a possible bent rim. You see, you can balance a bent rim and a out of round tire...This should have been caught at tha...
That would be the connecting rod bearings and the crankshaft bearings saying goodbye. You have succeeded in destroying the engine.
Had to replace radiator and at time they told me that i also have a leak coming from my water pump Is there anyway i can check to make sure that is the problem before you start replacing more parts?
The easiest way to see if your pump is leaking is to fill the rad with coolant start the car and physically watch the pump to see if it leaks.
I just had my upper intake replaced and now my car makes a noise when I go from Park to Drive. The Mechanic said it was loose engine mounts. Did they cause this when they repaired the upper intake?
they shouldn't have touched them replacing an intake. this sometimes happens over time and also sometimes they break. if they are loose, all it takes is 5 minute to tighten them back down. easy fix.
Why is my aerostar misfiring when warm even after I have changed plugs and wires and also fuel and air filters?
check cap and rotor..... check valve clearance "cold"
2004 Nissan Altima 2.5 SE When I start it up it makes a knocking noise and is getting worse It's not a valve clicking noise but when I drive it it also makes the same noise when no torque while drivin?
It sounds like a connecting rod bearing going out. The only fix it to have the motor rebuilt before it goes out. If you wait until the engine blows you will have to buy another engine because of the damage that will be done.
I just bought a new car that has an mp3 player and an ipod port the radio doesn't play any songs from the ipod but it does play some mp3 songs my son had on his any idea why?
Make sure that the songs that were downloaded onto your iPod are in MP3 format. Songs downloaded from iTunes are not in MP3 format. Even though you can hear the songs on your iPod when you connect headphones to it, the iPod port in your car might not recogonize the songs. The songs on your son's ...
1600 vw engine you are having one rocker arm that keeps going out of adjustment you check rocker and adjustment screw and nut they are fine Is there some thing internal going on Ive been a bug owner f?
ThereÊis a good chance that somethingÊisÊgoing on internally with the engine. It is best to have a mechanic perform a diagnostic to determine if the rocker does in fact need to be replaced.
What happens if I cancel my car contract that financed for 5 years for personal reason and its been a year and a half that I have paying the fees?
A contract is a binding legal agreement, and you cannot cancel the contract. If you fail to make your payments on time they will repossess the vehicle. They will then sell the vehicle for whatever it will bring, and you will be required to pay the difference in the selling price of the vehicle an...
What should I do after replacing the trans axle on my 2004 Honda Civic I took it for a test ride it was making a click noise I checked it out and found out that the grease fitting on the ball joint wa?
I assume the grease fittings are contacting the aftermarket wheels. Remove the grease fittings and install plugs in their place.
When I park my Lexus ls400 year 1994 then the idle control speed changes from low to high then high to low again What could be the reason for that?
mass air flow sensor could be going bad
What can I do I haven't paid on my vechile loan since 2005 and have told them to come and get it and they said that they sold the loan to someone else But they dont have my loan what do i do?
drive it till they come and get it. Just don't keep any thing of value in it, in case they do find it and your not there to take your stuff out of it.
My 2003 kia optima just stopped running while i was driving i took it to the garage they said it was the fuel pump they changed it and it still wont run?
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I drove past a school bus while the stop arm was just beginning to extend will I get a ticket I have my permit and am just learning to drive.?
If the flashing lights were on then you violated the law. If they got your license number you will get a ticket. If not then you are safe. In the future when you see a school bus prepare to stop at any moment.
Why do I hear a low humming noise from my 2005 Honda Accord after I had the air filter replaced The mechanic says that it is a small electric motor Honda's have that is part of the engine help?
The low humming on a 2005 Honda Accord could be one of several things. The most common source of a humming noise is a wheel bearing which may be coming loose. If the noise get louder over time the wheel bearings should be checked.
I was driving my uncle's vehicle 2 other cars crashed and one spun out of control and hit me I was not on my uncle's policy so the other insurance denied my case is this true?
This is false, unless you were explicitly named as an uninsured on the policy, you are insured. The policy follows the vehicle, not the driver. This is True in California at least...
What is the cause of the squeaking in my 2003 beetle It squeaks when the wheels go around but not when I brake and also when I get out and when the door shuts?
Could be that your disc brake pads need to be replaced. There is a metal clip that will begin to rub on the rotor when the pad wears down to a certain point. Applying the brakes puts the pads ahead of that clip, ergo the sound goes away while stopping.The door squeak is solved by some general pur...
How do I get my car back that I sold to a friend and they have not paid the agreed monthly payment. they havent paid any payments in 3 months.?
Hopefully you did not sign the title over until it was to be paid for. If you did not sign over the title the car is legally yours. If you did, consult a lawyer.
Are drift trikes safe. like easy to control and stuff. my mum is skeptical about me getting one and i want to prove to her that they can be safe?
It looks to me like the dangers are in the way people ride them. If you are responsible and don't do any crazy tricks on them you should be fine.
My car is making a vibrating noise every time I lift the clutch pedal and start to drive. Is it a dry clutch plate?
your clutch is warped from excess heat ////sounds like broken damper springs in the clutch disc have you been dropping the clutch by any chance?
You have a 99 Contour that you purchased new and lately the valves are tapping more then before. They told you it is normal for some is there something that you can do to help that?
Slug build up from your motor oil would cause the valve's to "tap" more. I would flush the engine using [http://www.auto-rx.com/index.html Auto_Rx Engine Cleaner]. Then use a Quality Synthetic. Good Luck and Remember. Change Your Mind, Not Your Oil. Use the First In Synthetic Motor Oil's. See My ...
What is the song in the car ad that there is two guys in the car one is directing and one driving then they change drivers and the song goes nah nah nah?
That is a Volkswagen commercial from 1997. The song is 'Da Da Da ich lieb dich nicht du liebst mich nicht' by Trio.
If its not the alternator that's bad what is it i have changed the alternator but the lights and everything are still blinking?
You need to check and make sure the alternator is charging. You could have gotten a defective one or if you got a used one it may be bad. Get a digital multimeter and with the vehicle off check the voltage at the battery. Should be 12+ volts with a charged battery. Start the vehicle and check the...
Why does the left side cv keep throwing off boot when it is new I have replaced it 2 times don't get more then 50 ft from the drive what could be causing this?
You might want to check how it is installed and if it is installed correctly. If it is installed correctly, then take it in to a mechanic, and have it looked at. chances are, if the boot is brand new, it might be the car. who knows. Some boots require a special tool to properly tighten the clamps...
While driving my car will occasionally jerk momentarily when the revs are between 0 and about 2200 rpm any higher than that and it wont do it at all also does it far less when air con is on?
either the valves in one of your cylinders are bad or you have a bad head gasket
While driving my car didn't want to pull out of first gear. When the car changed to second gear it drove fine. Is my first gear shot or can that be some other problem?
change the fluid and filter and see what that does. It could be tranny fluid, or your tranny may be screwed.
When i am driving down the road my car dies it happend today 3 to 5 times in a row what would cause that to happen i changed the fuel pump and the crank sensor and i don't know what else to do?
Have you had your alternator tested. It sounds like it may be going bad.if you have battery discharge problem ( battery not charging and then dies the engine ) you can not crank the engine. if you have access to fault code, please read it and then try to solve that.
Mercedes B 2012 when it is cold outside the there is ice on the windows inside there is a lot of noise when i drive on the highway and the heathing doesn't work properly does anyone else have this?
Firstly this car should be covered by a Mercedes warranty, based in being a 2012 model car.Moisture in the inside of the car suggests an inward water leak check the trunk and all carpets for moisture, it could be coming from a leaking heater matrix. It could also be a blocked pollen filter.What n...
I have a 2003 Hyundai Tiburon and when I lock my car up the tail lights in the back and the front come on without me turning them on. Why is that?
the lights come on to let you know that your car is locked
When I am cruising down the road not pressing my gas I notice that my car is losing it's power then you press on the gas and then it seems like your car is getting the power back why is this?
Pressing on the gas pedal sends more gas to the combustion chamber for the combustion process which sends more pressure to the engine for your car to pick up speed.
I was told that if my daughter's car was set for repo that she and I would have an arrest warrant filed against us because the car would be considered stolen property This is in Delaware?
Hello my friend, Sorry for your worries! If your daughter could be arrested simply because she could not make payments, new jails would need to be constructed 24 hours a day. Sounds like some shifty Buy Here Pay Here guys are trying to scare you to get money. This will ease your mind, I promise...
What is wrong with my car i was driving home and as i was parking it didnt want to move forward i can change gears without stepping on the clutch?
something is wrong with the clutch or something is wrong with the gas pedal. But it depends on the car. It happened the same with me with my 2009 Fararri. If its a car that will work but if its a truck than I dont know
My car knocks because it had no oil what can I do I think the car is loosing power and I have to get back and forth from work I have a cheap mechanic but no time to go today or tomorrow what should?
if car knocks due to no oil, the damage has already been done.do not continue to drive,as you will make it worse. the knocking sound is an indication of a bad main or crankshaft bearing. keep driving and you will sieze the bearings altogether and need a new crank if not a new block
I have to drive an hour to work and an hour home every day. For under 11000 what is the best truck I can get that has has high mpg and will last a long time.?
No truck gets great mileage however some are better than others. A 2wd Toyota Tacoma will serve you well and is very reliable. Ford and Chevy are both good trucks if you want full size.
I have a 98 ford ranger 3.0 i changed wires plugs coil pack it is running bad still but in gear the bottom of engine is knocking and when wire is off cylinder three it runs better in park help please?
Later model Rangers are real bad about the PCV hoses melting and causing air leaks. Check all the PCV hoses and elbows and anything else that might be in that system.
A 91 pontica sunbird and it runs good when im driving until you get to a stop light and if you set to long your car dies what is causing this to happend you also have to hit the gas or it wontstart?
Possible bad or clogged EGR Valve. It might also be a bad Map sensor.
My office is directly under a pylon and every day my car is subject to a battering from the birds that sit on it all day to the point where i now have to wash it daily How can i ward them off?
Best effect: Climb the pylon and glue tacks together all over top very close together."best effect" puts HOLES on the feet of the birds. they use their feet to hold onto things and some use them to eat. how about we put some holes in rob's feet?a moving wind vane or some other motion object will ...
Can you sue someone that sold you a salvage car but he told me the car was good to drive then when I take it to get serviced they tell me the car is not drivable and it should have been junked.?
It has been done successfully, but it is difficult and expensive.