What would be the problem if your car doesn't have reverse and you have to manualy shift gears to pick up speed?

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Your gear shift is broken you have to pull it up to change gears What is problem?

The snap rings that hold the shifter in place have popped out and you will need to remove the boot to put everything back where it belongs.

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What could be the problem if your 1989 Labaron shifts hard and sometimes doesn't shift down at all?

Get the tranny warm with a 1/2 hour drive. Drain and replace the transmission fluid with fresh. This will need to be done 3-5 times over a few weeks to "gently" clean 20 years worth of junk out of the unit. During the last change drop the pan and replace the filter. I bet after the first change t...

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If i am having problems sticking in my shifter into first gear and in reverse on a standard shift what might be the problem?

the clutch adjustment.if its not hydaulic.

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You have Chrysler 97 Concorde the problem is the your car runs only on 2nd gear and doesn't shift to 3rd gear engine make a lot of sound when you reach to speed 60 kmh need to buy new one?

If the vehicle is stuck in 2nd gear and does not change gears.... you more then likely have a bad speed sensor. The transmission is electronic and the 2nd gear is considered the " Safe" mode. Take it and have the transmission computer checked for codes.

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What would be the problem if your battery seems to be dying and its brand new?

that means the battery is not good

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Why my car is not picking up speed when I change gear it makes sound as if I am putting wrong gear and does not picks up?

you must have to check out the Clutch plates and pressure plates. better if u replace these parts by new one. and if your car is not changing gear and sounds like a wrong gear then might be clutch adjustment is needed. but its confirm that it is problem of clutch plates and pressure plates.

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When your 1992 Town Car shifts gears it sometimes vibrates. What could the problem be?

You need to change fluid from both the pan & torque converter {has plug} ---also add a "limited slip differential treatment" {aprx. 4 oz.} Vibration will quit usually before 25 miles. Change the transmission fluid to Mercon V or ATF-3 (Chrysler qualified). The vibration is caused by torque co...

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Why would it be hard for you to get the car gears from park to reverse?

sounds like your linkage is dry it needs lubedif you park on an incline the weight of the car loads up the parking pawl in the tranny and holds it fast suggest using your hand brake before putting tranny in park

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When you accelerate on your Chevy Z24 the car does not pick up any speed until it hits 3500 rpm then it feels like it jumps into gear what could be the problem and how can you fix it?

First, I would have your transmission checked. It sounds like the transmission is starting to go. I would rule this out first. Also, you could check the level of your transmission fluid, If it gets too low, it will make it start to slip, if it is low, check for a leak! Hope this is helpful!

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If you shift your car from reverse to drive while rolling will it mess up your transmission?

It can, however most modern cars have a switch that prevents that from happening say late 2000? it completely bypasses the parking gear but, it not it can really do Lots of damage

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Why would a car reverse in first and second gear and go forward in reverse gear?

Shift linkages not put in the correct spots.

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What is the problem if your 2002 Altima is shifting hard in first gear automatic transmission?

is this all the time or just when you first start up and drive? transmissions need to heat up just like an engine to work properly. since an auto tranny uses fluid to create the shifting- it is necessary for that fluid to have an amount of pressure behind it. even though tranny fluid, like all hy...

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What could be the problem when you take car to shop to get tune up and other work Now car jerks when put in reverse and drive?

Not knowing exactly what they did my best educated guess would be that the idle is too high.

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What could be the problem when you take car to shop to get tune up and other work Now car jerks when put in reverse and park?

Take it back to the shop and complain.

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Why does your car jerk when you pick up speed 15-20 miles but it doesn't do it afterwards?

Erratic acceleration at low speeds could be caused by: 1) faulty fuel injection or a faulty jet on a carb on older model vehicles 2) A cold engine in some wintry climate conditions (or an engine filled with cold, heavy non-multigrade oil) 3) Poor use of a manual gearbox - incorrect selection of ...

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What happens if you don't pick up your towed car?

When a vehicle is towed without the owner's consent, the DMV is notified, and they provide the registered owner and lienholder information..Letters are sent to the owner and lienholder notifying them of the circumstances of the tow, and the associated fees to retrieve the vehicle..

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Why would there be a delay when shifting your car into reverse?

The linkage in the transmition is loose.I am having the same problem. I have brought the car in 3 times. They tell me there is nothing wrong, obviously they have not spent much time looking at the car, this happens to me 25% of the time. HELP!!!I am still having the same problem. The VW dealershi...

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What causes gear shift to lock up?

The most common cause is the brake/shift interlock, discussed in the next section.Another cause is too much force applied by the park gear.Parking on an incline may cause our shifter to stick in the park position.If we release our brakes, after we shift into park position, the vehicle may roll.

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Why would your car have slow pick up speed compared with past performance on 2000 Toyota Avalon?

try getting new O2 sensors, thair is 2 one close to the electric fans and one under the car by the passenger seat, you may have to pull the carpet up in order to un-plug and plug the new one in, also you may try getting new coil's thair is 3, also new plug and plug wires can help along with a new...

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What is the problem if you give your automatic car gas but it only revs and doesn't go?

You can check the fluid level of the transmission but it's probably to late for that, the transmission is kaput!

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What would you do if your blind date came to pick you in dirty car?

Clear off the seat with as much grace as you can muster. Then, decide after the rest of the evening if he is worth seeing again. I agree, though, that the guys who make the effort to show up in a clean car make a better impression.

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What you need to do 1st if your car is not shifting gear?

Check the A/T fluid. If it is ok, seek professional help. Continuing to drive it can do some serious damage.

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What could be the problem if your 2001 Ford Ranger automatic won't go into reverse?

Sounds like the transmission

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Car starts up with no problem will shift into any gear it's automatic reverses no problem but to drive it takes a minute to take off and makes one clunk just before moving then runs fine?

May be as simple as needs the oil topping up in the gearbox

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What needs to be done to your 2000 Chevy Tahoe A71 if you are having trouble shifting from park to any other gear?

Check shift linkage for wear or binding or bent parts

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If you have to brake suddenly and something from the back seat pushes your gear shift to reverse while car is in motion is this a valid loss claim?

It might be possible if you have full coverage insurance but this happened to my husband and it tore his transmission out and he had PLPD and they wouldn't do anything to help we ended up selling the car for $300.00

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If you have good credit and wanted to lease a car would the lease be cheap?

I'd say yes because when you see commercials advertising leases at "$199 a month for 36 months" for well qualified customers, it means exactly that. So if you have a good payment history then yes your monthly lease payment should be low. However, be wary of the mileage clause in your lease contra...

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Why isn't my reverse gear working '78 VW type 2 reverse not engaging when trying to engage reverse gear It just ends up In second and when in fourth gear gear lever is sloppy and hits your knee?

The linkage could be bad.

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What would cause my car to not shift gears?

Every time a gear change is required, the car's computer activates a transmission solenoid, which directs transmission fluid into the valve body to engage the correct gear.When this is faulty or not working properly, this can cause a delay in gear shifting or in some cases cause the car to not sh...

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What would cause a car not to shift gears?

Every time a gear change is required, the car's computer activates a transmission solenoid, which directs transmission fluid into the valve body to engage the correct gear.When this is faulty or not working properly, this can cause a delay in gear shifting or in some cases cause the car to not sh...

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Your car doesn't pick up speed when accelerating after been parked at the Lights it also virabes and drives very slowly?

Check your spark plugs. Check your spark plug wires for crack or being loose. You can check your wire at night for cracks, you shold see it acring somewhere. If your car has a distributor, check the cap for cracks and corrosion on the internal connectors. Check your fuel pressure/ fuel filter. If...

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What would happen if you drive your car close to the speed of light and turned on the headlights?

If you drove a car close to the speed of light relative to the ground (neglect air effects) and turn on the headlights, light would leave your headlights at speed c the way it always does.To you in the speeding car, the light would be traveling away at speed c.

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When reverse gear is engaged on automatic gear car there seem to be noise coming from the gearbox what is the problem?

Transmission problems are serious...and if it isn't already, the noise is a warning that it will be very soon. There are any number of things it can be and it must be inspected quickly. (Of course one possibility to hope for...it isn't really the tranny but something like the exhaust rattling aga...

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Your 1992 Toyota Paseo 5spd doesn't like to go in reverse as long as you don't go in reverse it shifts fine but after it's been in reverse it doesn't want to shift unless you turn the car off and on?

Back into parking spaces.How with no reverse??????? Try again

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Why is my car jerking and not picking up speed?

A Faulty Fuel Line A disruption in the flow of fuel from the tank to the engine will cause the car to hesitate during acceleration, which will then cause a jerk.Check for leaks that may have been caused rats chewing off the fuel pipes.Older cars are also susceptible to faulty fuel line issues.

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Are the police allowed to take your keys and make a parent or guardian pick them up. Even if you were sober and have a license?

It depends on what you did, and what age you are.

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Your 99 Montana is shifting very hard from gear to gear I was told the throttle speed sensor needed to be changed where is it located?

It is in the throttle valve body since these are fuel injected and no carburated. A google search shows what one looks like. Symptoms are hard shifting with high idle to just a normal than high idle. Either way it should be replaced as it will fail and saves on prper fuel milage and running of en...

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What do you do when your car doesn't change gear?

Take it to get a full diagnostic...to a professional

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1992 Chevy Corsica starts fine But If you try to put the gear from park into reverse or neutral it stays in drive you cannot go into reverse What is the problem and how can you fix it the ceapest?

sounds like a transmission replacement is needed. you could always buy it from a scrap yard or online, but you most likely wont get a warranty and it may not even work once it is installed. the best route would be to just buy a new transmission, and if you have the know how, install it yourself.

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What causes the gear shift to be stuck in park?

The most common cause is the brake/shift interlock, discussed in the next section.Another cause is too much force applied by the park gear.Parking on an incline may cause our shifter to stick in the park position.If we release our brakes, after we shift into park position, the vehicle may roll.

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Your car shakes when it's standing still or in reverse what can be your problem?

The engine mount (which are made of rubber) are worn out.

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Why would your Mazda 3 gear shift be stuck in park?

neutral safety switch/ or reverse switch faultythanks. how would i go about replacing the safety switch? is it difficult?

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If my car does not pick up speed when pushing the gas what is wrong?

You are not getting enough gas or you could be having transmission problems. Try replacing your fuel filter. If that does not fix the problem, have the fuel pump tested. You can also install a new air filter. If none of that works, it could be your transmission.

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You can't place your 1994 Grand Marquis in Park even though the gear shift lever indicates that the car is in Park but the car is actually in the reverse gear What would cause that?

There are two possibilities. 1. There are three bolts above the gas pedal on the steering column that hold the shifter lever in place. Those bolts may have come loose as it did on my 1993. You will notice slop in the shifter if this is the case. Tighten up those bolts. It is not fun to get to. 2....

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What does it mean when you put your car in gear and it doesn't move?

If your car doesn't move when you put it into gear, it may be due to a simple oversight or you may have a serious transmission problem.The source of the probelm may depend on whether your car has an automatic or manual transmission.

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If you call in a voluntary repossession do you have to keep paying on the car until its picked up?

If it drives, take it to the finance company and hand them the keys.

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Your wheel seemed to be stuck and would not shift after you had removed all the bolts?

i have seen it where the rim gets stuck on the wheel hub, this happenned on my dads car and to get it off we had to give it a couple whacks with a small hammer, but be careful if you have alloy or chrome rims you can chip or dent them

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1991 Mercury Capri automatic won't shift out of low gear and if you flat foot it it seems to go into neutral Shifts hard but reverse works and it doesnt slip gears Any suggestions?

check for a stretched/frayed cable

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How strong does a tornado have to be to pick up a car?

Usually a tornado has to be at least an EF2 (estimated wind 111 to 135 mph) to lift a car.

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Is the clutch or the linkage the problem when a car can be put into gear but doesn't move.?

Most likely the clutch is shot. When the clutch plate can't engage with the transmission there will be slippage between the engine and the drive wheels.

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Why would a 1994 Lincoln Town Car shift into reverse but not into any of the other gears?

Automatic transmissions have separate forward & reverse clutches. Your forward clutch is likely failed - burned out, etc. I had a similar failure on an Olds Cutlass many years ago. Got the car home by driving backwards for about four blocks (not recommended!).

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What causes a gear shift to lock up?

The most common cause is the brake/shift interlock, discussed in the next section.Another cause is too much force applied by the park gear.Parking on an incline may cause our shifter to stick in the park position.If we release our brakes, after we shift into park position, the vehicle may roll.

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Would it be wrong to pimp up your car?

Not if you can afford to. However , I would not use the rent money to do so.

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If the transmission fluid is low will first to second gear shift be delayed?

No it will shift slow.

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How can you get rid of your car if you filed chapter 7 bankruptcy and the creditor is refusing to pick up your car due to low value and the junk yard won't take it and you can't sell it?

Drive it to the creditor, park in their lot, walk in with the keys and say "here it is", it's all yours. Drop the keys and registration on the desk of a loan officer and walk out. Don't wait for anyone to say anything. Just give them their car and leave. Don't keep it, don't buy it back. It's the...

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What happens if you try to shift into first gear on a manual or automatic transmission at highway speeds?

You'll ruin your box! On a manual box you'll probably not be able to select 1st gear - Good luck!!

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Do you have to pay if your car doesn't pass inspection?

If your vehicle is required to receive an OBDII emissions test, and it does not qualify for a waiver (see below), the vehicle must pass that inspection in order to receive an inspection sticker.The failure of the vehicle to pass the inspection can prevent the renewal of the vehicle registration.

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Does the repair shop have to tell you the problem and cost before fixing your car?

If it was a professional clean shop with people with high experience then Iam sure they would tell you what needs done after checking your car out (they might charge a small fee for them checking out your car). If it was a nastygrungy shop then they would probably check it out then fix it not eve...

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You have problem in your car Mercedes Benzes S320 model 1996 the problem is the RPM gauge coming up to 10rpm when car stopped than you switched off the car and started to return normal and many time?

This hapend to my s320 1997 and the problem was the engine intake air sinser and may i add , my car was stalling most of the time at trafic light.. ( plz let me know if this solves you problem )

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What would be the best engine to get if your building a loud and powerful chopper?

S&S has a complete line of engines for any chopper application http://www.sscycle.com/modules/catalog/cataloglist.php?x_catagory=1&z_catagory=%3D&x_catalog=1&z_catalog=%3D

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If you have power checked fuses and bulbs and still no taillights what could be the problem?

only thing left to check is the light switch

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Your car would not start after a tune- up and you need to know where to look for the problem at because everything seems to be going fine except your car won't start now?

one or more of the spark plug wires might not be fully seated on the spark plugs. or you might have the wrong wire on the wrong plug.

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What do you do if your car starts decelerating in fifth gear and you have to put it in first gear again?

Well hopefully your not going from 5th gear speeds stright to 1st... but go to a tranny shop and explain the problem

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What particular problems would cause you to take your car to the mechanic?

if ti does not start and or run properly

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If your car is in reverse but you step on the gas and its like its in neutral what is the problem?

Your transmission is having a major problem. I would take it to a mechanic as soon as possible. OR ask one of the ASE techs on here if you are a DIY person. But, on transmissions it is better to take it to a good shop that can fix it. It could be many different things and without more information...

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What if the lender will not pick up the car?

Call a local towing company to come get it as a towaway.Right. And face charges for illegally hiding the asset. If the lender will not pick the collateral up, ask where you can deliver it, and do so. If the lender refuses to give you a place to deliver the asset, send the lender a certified lette...

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If a car is cleared in bankruptcy and the car does not start do you have to fix it before they come pick it up?

No, but most lending contracts stipulate that secured property must be kept in the same or reasonably acceptable condition as it was when the borrower took possession. Therefore it is likely the lender will have the car repaired and add the costs to be paid by the borrower. New bankruptcy laws no...

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If a repo has been placed on your car but you pay for the car before they pick it up can they still pick it up?

Contact the lender they are the ones who call off the repo.

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You have a 1990 ford ranger xlt 2.9 engine automatic trans 4X4 you can change the gears manually but it wants to hang up in 2nd gear until you rev the engine What could the problem be GOD bless?

sounds electrical i only have one q if you are interesed use trans x from auto zone (not trans medic or any other) if it does not fix it then its the silenoid in the pan most likely

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What is happening when your car as you shift from first gear into second gear and it backfires?

the spark timing has to be adjusted (on older vehicles only)

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1993 ford f 350 transmission not shifting right stays in 2nd gear up to 35mph and does not go in reverse right?

your transmission needs servicing or a rebuild. take it to a good transmission shop

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If you get hit by a deer and only have liability coverage would your car be covered?

No. Liability coverage takes care of any costs or damage you may do to other people and property during the course of driving, including both bodily injury to others and property damage. Collision insurance covers damage to your car when your car hits or is hit by another object, while comprehens...

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It depends on the state. Some states have a specified period for certain types of purchases during which the purchase can be cancelled, others do not.Whether you've picked it up or not is probably irrelevant (again, this depends on local law); typically, what matters is the length of time since t...

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1986 Honda accord dx sedan 5 speed when you are in first gear or even when going up hill you have no power what is causing this problem?

The symptoms you indicate are typical for a Catalytic Converter that is plugged. The exhaust system needs to be pressure-checked to confirm the diagnosis. This is performed at no charge at many muffler shops.

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Where would it be best to take a car when it begins to have engine problems?

There are a lot of different places you can take your car, truck, minivan and more to get a tune-up. Places would include but not be limited too: Mechanics, car dealerships, privately owned car mechanic.

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Would it be grand theft if you took your car back from the repo lot and what can happen to you if do?

Grand Theft or Grand larceny, either one is bad. Please dont do it. Once the Car is in our care and custody it is NO LONGER YOUR CAR AT ALL, Unless the lien holder says it is and yes it has happened and yes debtors have Been arrested for taking a car back.

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If a bank mistakenly repossesses a car what liability do they have if the person picking up the car made threats and damaged the vehicle?

Call a local attorney ASAP. IF you have "damages" or "rights" (MONEY), they will be the first to tell you and take your case.

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What would cause your car not to go in gear and not want to run?

it sounds like a clutch or you have ruined your gear box, likely your clutch though, either way you need to go to a mechanic, good luck.

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I have an 89honda accord lx is stuck in reverse the gear shift moves but the car will only go in reverse please help?

sounds like the selector has broken from main box will require mech or someone mechanically minded to fix problem

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If you have to keep topping up the water on 2000 fiat punto diesel on frequent basis like every other day what could be the problem?

If you do not see an obvious leak, then my guess would be a blown head gasket.

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If your car start up with no problems but once you put it in gear the car cuts off and says service engine soon and the oil light come on what does that mean?

SERVICE YOUR CAR ENGINE!!!! SERVICE YOUR CAR ENGINE!!!!

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What causes a car to only shift from first to second gear when you take your foot off the gas?

There's a few possibilities. It could be the transmission itself.. whether an actual mechanical problem or a need to replace the transmission fluid. It could also be the shift settings in your ECM. I'd recommend you go either to a service shop or a parts supplier like Auto Zone, O'Reilly's, Advan...

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What should you do if your wife refuses to get a job yet gripes about not having a car even though you have financial problems and little money?

If you have young children then it's hardly worth the effort because you'll have to pay someone to look after your children and it doesn't come cheap (unless your parents or hers agrees to look after them.) When you have children it's almost a must to have a car to get the kids to school, dental ...

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If you have a code that keeps coming up on my 1999 Nissan maxima se and it is p1320 what part would correct problem?

The most common cause that will trigger the P1320 code is the ignition coils. One or more ignition coils may have failed.

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The engine light in your 91 civic dx is on the pick up on the car is bad and when hit 100 it looses power every few seconds and then regains the power what could be the problem?

I had this same prob, it was 2 things {3 really}... first our fuel tank was dirty so our fuel pump was being clogged by debris.. this would make the car stall out and lose power as soon as the engine stopped sucking the gas the debris would loosen and we could start to go again. Replacing the fue...

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What would be the problem when the transmission on a 94 Chevy pickup 4 wheel drive reverse works has a hard time pulling in drive and overdrive first low works ok and low gear?

There is no way to know with the provided info.I did have one that behaved like this and the computer was not controling the Transmision, so it stayed in second gear all the time. Called "Limp in Mode"These trucks tend to have transmisions that work or fail completly very quickly otherwise.You ne...

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Why do you have to turn off the engine to shift gears?

This fault is vehicle dependent. On a manual vehicle a clutch component will have failed, no hydraulic fluid or failed master/slave cylinder, a broken or maladjusted cable, a failed thrust bearing etc. On an automatic which relies on the brake pedal being depressed before a gear can be selected, ...

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When you drive it seems like your car doesnt have any pick up?

have your catalitic checked, it could be cloged.

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What would someone who doesn't like you do to your car?

Most likely key it, spray paint it, slash the tires, and pretty much bust it up. This is only if there that kind of person though.

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You have your car parked on your driveway which is a small hill and the car faces down every morning you have big problems starting the car what can it be and what can you do?

Firstly does it only have problems starting on a hill? if so it could be the fuel. if its regularly not starting then its either the battery,the wiribg or the alternator http://www.autozone.com/servlet/UiBroker?UseCase=S001&UserAction=viewSimpleDiagInfo&Parameters=info

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Can you rent a car and have someone else pick it up?

No, you can't rent a car for someone else.However, there are other ways you can have another person drive the car you rented.Whoever pays for the car is the one who must pick it up at the car rental office.But, you can add an additional driver.

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What would be the worst colour to have your car in the summer?

i think brown.because its a dull color...and in the summer you would want green..or a bright color i think brown.because its a dull color...and in the summer you would want green..or a bright color

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Whats wrong if when you have your mark vii in neutrual or in park and rev it up and the speedomiter goes up in speed and the odomiter clicks up in miles need help?

Low voltage, mine did that and was bad alternator

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Why does Engine loses power shifting in first and second gear what could be the cause?

check the exhaust system

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When I put my truck in 1st gear and accellerate theres a squeaking noise that picks up in speed and then goes away. what is that?

It's possibly the U-joints or center drive shaft "carrier" bearing. There are plenty of other possibilities, but that's common and relatively easy to find and repair.

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What fuse do you change if your car doesn't start?

If it cranks but doesnt start it could be your fuel pump relay or your fuel pump could be bad.

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Would you have be happy if every desire of your for latest consumer articles would be fulfillment?

I don't even..... wait, WHAT?

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How old do you have to be to fill up your car with gas?

you must have a license in order to pump gas in the state of california- L.A police department

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If you have the car title to your unpaid car would you still be able to sell it without getting in trouble?

regardless of the state if you have the title and you are on the title as THE owner, it is your car and you do what you like, moraly it may be wrong but legal the previous owner cant do anything

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