Your car was red lined in first gear and you heard a loud bang it wont start what is wrong with it?

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Without knowing your exact brand of car, this is a difficult question to answer. The first thought I have would be that your vehicle has an immobilizer, in which case you will need to take the immobilizer off before you can start the vehicle. If it's not the case that you have an immobilizer on y...

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What is wrong with my car if it wont accelerate?

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What is wrong with my car if it wont shift?

This may be a faulty transmission control solenoid.As you know, automatic transmissions use pressurized hydraulic fluid to change gears.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 shift at all.

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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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When putting your car in reverse or in drive the engins bangs like it is loose what is wrong?

Check your motor mounts.

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One speaker not working:If it is a SUB with its own amp and power supply look for out put from stereo and power supply as well as the list above.

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What can be wrong when there is gas in the oil and the car wont start?

An injector is probably sticking and causing "wash down". Gasoline can then leak past the cylinder walls and get into the oil. That much fuel in the cylinder will make it impossible to start the engine. I'd also check the fuel pressure regulator

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Your xc90 wont start and it says start prohibited in the message center How do you start your car?

The key may not be programmed to the car or the antenna ring on the ignition cylinder may be defective. If the car will not start after repeated attempts you will have to have it towed to a dealer and they will have to repair or reprogram the key or antenna ring. The immobilizer system in the car...

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You have changed your brake booster on your 95 Chevy truck and now your brakes wont work nor will it go into gear whats wrong?

It sounds like a vacuum problem. Either you got a bad brake booster or the vacuum line came loose somewhere or cracked when you changed the booster.

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When you turned the key in your car to start it you heard a clicking sound What could that be?

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What makes a car red line after starting?

Your foot on the throttle.

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What does it mean when a red light is flashing next to your temperature gauge and your truck wont start on your 2002 dodge ram 1500?

The red round circle light is the indicator for a failure in the theft alarm or Sentry Key (chip key) system. The red round circle light is the indicator for a failure in the theft alarm or Sentry Key (chip key) system.The red round circle light is the indicator for a failure in the theft alarm ...

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When you put it in first gear it wont do anything but rev?

Your clutch is slipping.

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You have a auto car and when you put your car in drive it wont move but if you put it in first gear it will what does this mean?

Well somone correct me if im wrong you need a new tranny. Considering you have to skip to 1st you mise well get a manual.

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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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Dead battery? Loose or corroded battery cable? Blown fusable link?

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You had a whole new fuel line installed in your car and your car is now backfiring and idling and will sometimes cut off what is wrong with your car?

That will be impossible to say without diagnosing the car. I will say this. If the car did not have those symptoms before the fuel line intallation, and now it does, it would appear somebody did something wrong. Maybe they had to unplug a sensor in the system to get the bline in past a wiring pig...

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Your Car Makes A Clicking Noise Today I Was Making A U Turn. And My Acura Legend Stop Moving It Stay On And Made A Loud Clicking Noise What Is Wrong With The Car?

It sounds like a CV axle shaft has come loose from the transaxle. This is usually caused by an improperly installed axle shaft of missing or damaged snap-ring type retainer.

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When you start your car in the morning it wont stay running you have to hold the gas down What is wrong?

If your car has the check engine on it could be your fuel pressure regulator located on your fuel rail..

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What is wrong when a relay is clicking on a 1999 Camry and the car wont make a sound when you try to start it?

Possible battery, starter or connection problem.

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You started your 1997 f-150 and everything was running fine until you shut it off and now the starter is not working you have heard this is not a problem with the starter Any specific ideas?

You should check the soleniod by the battery mounted on the fender if that is not the problem the it is probably the soleniod on the starter. Had the same problem on mine until i tap the soleniod on the starter.

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Your car is flooded and it wont start and gas is commig out the tailpipe?

Obviously there is no spark occurring. Without spark, the fuel will not ignite. This could be caused by too much fuel in the cylinder and not enough oxygen there for the combustion.

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Your 1992 Honda Accord wont start you went through snow and now it wont turn over?

Starter may have gotten wet and frozen or shorted. Check wiring to starter See if you are getting power to starter

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What is wrong with your breaks the abs and brake lights are both on and wont go off?

The ABS light is on because there is a problem with the ABS. Normally this means your regular brakes are still working as they should and you just do not have ABS. But your brake light is also on so this is far more serious. Check the brake fluid in the Master Cylinder and add as necessary. Use o...

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What would cause a car to start and when you shut it off it wont restart?

a mechanic told me it could be the neutral security switch on the clutch if it is a straight drive

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Your stater makes a very loud screeching noise when you start it your car is a 91 olds cutless surprem?

why does my starter make a loud screeching noise when i start it?

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Whats wrong if you just have another engine and timing belt installed in a 2001 Daewoo Leganza and now it wont start?

The alternator,or starter might need replacing,or the battery might be dead.

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What is wrong with your car if it drives good but when it comes to a stop on a red light it turns off?

Plugged fuel filter. Plugged PVC valve. Plugged air cleaner. Any or all of the above.I would suggest looking for a cracked vacuum hose, which is a common cause of a stall at idle..

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If your car made a super loud sound when you added water when the engine was hot yet you then started the car and no water leaked and no water is in with the oil did you crack the block?

Cracked block, cracked head. Why would you do that? [email protected]

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You just turned on your windscreen wipers to move the snow and heard a loud werring sound they worked a couple more times and then stopped What is wrong?

burnt motor or striped gear. can you move them by hand?

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What is wrong with your ford Taurus if it wont blow warm or hot air but it Will cold air?

Temp blend door malfunction.

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Why is there serious banging and vibrating in tractor engine what's wrong?

Sounds like the rotating assembly is looking to exit the block. Don't run it anymore. Have a mechanic diagnose it. If you continue to run the engine it could make the difference of having a rebuild-able engine or scrap iron.

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Will starting a tractor truck in gear with the air brakes applied damage the drive line?

It potentially could, as that is very hard on driveline u-joints.its doubtful but you probably want to check it out just to be sure yes it can, is very easy to break a drive shaft on a tractor trailer, can also do damage to the diff, the transmission or the clutch i am surprised to that engine ev...

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If it lost all power it could be the battery connection.

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Your car is vibrating in first gear?

Most likely you need to change your motor mounts...

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Your car ran out of gas you took it to the gas station and put gas in Why wont your car start after you put gas in it?

does your car has a carburetor or is it fuel injected?Gas in tankturn the ignition key on... but not to start, leave it there for five seconds. You should hear a whirring sound from the fuel pump. Then turn off. Do this five times (per Ford)It should fire right up.

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My oil light is on and my car is stalling and loud it did'nt start this until after a major tune upwhats wrong?

1) Check to see if you have OIL.2) Check to be sure your put on your Oil Filter (and be sure it's the proper one for your engine.3) Possibly the Oil Pump.Don't start your vehicle - If you cannot verify the first 2 could be the problem, then probably the oil pump.Though from the sound of your ques...

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2000 sportage ex 4x4 with a manual trans you believe it is stuck in 1st gear you can put it in other gears and it pulls the engine down but wont move any clues as to what would cause this?

it is stuck in 1st and the shifter is broken SOMEWHERE it might even be inside the trans. their are shifting forks inside the trans.

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What is wrong with my car when i get around 3000 rpm it sounds like a bag is under my car and it wont accelerate in 5th but you can down shift and it works fine?

sounds like the catalytic converter.

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Car is a laser If the car is backfiring and not starting y wont it start?

sounds like you need a tune-up

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Ton of pressure in your gas tank you smell gas often driving down the road and you heard a hissing sound coming from the gas cap What is wrong with your car?

i had the same problem with my car two and i found out that it was my fuel pump

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Had a bang in car and it has a banging noise when turning right?

There could be many reasons. Not much info to go on. Have a trusted mechanic inspect the vehicle now before you get hurt or hurt others.

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Why does your car make a loud cracking sound after you start it?

because the gears are grinding together if its an old car it will make a louder crack sound

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What if i hit a rock with my car--now it rattles and makes loud knocking sounds when i start it and in reverse?

Take it to a garage and have it put up on a lift for an inspection. It must have been a big rock!

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What is wrong with your truck when it gets below 1000 rpm and starts to stutter then finally die?

It depends. Could be a number of things depending on engine year & configuration. Likely causes include EGR Valve open or a vacuum leak.

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What does it mean when you put your car in reverse and it wont move?

Transmission is most likely to be the culprit for the car wont move in drive but will in reverse problem.When the vehicle does not function in one or more gears, you should check the gear shifter.The car will reverse but not go forward because of worn out solenoids, clutches, or gears.

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You were driving along and the lights started to fade on your car then a whirling noise started after which your car wont start as if the battery was dead what is it?

Defective alternator or broken alternator belt.

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If a car won't move when it is in gear what is wrong?

the gear you have it in might be neutral.

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What makes a 97 tracker have a constant clicking while driving. Just put new rotors and brakes on the front end. While test driving it I heard a bang and it stopped. It started doing it again.?

did you have the cv joints checked?

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What if your back driver side tire wont move forward or reverse What is wrong with it?

This depends entirely what type of car this is but:There is a serious failure of brakes or other safety equipment.

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Car sounds like it is stuck in wrong gear?

if this is an older type car they use to have a vacuum modulator on the transmission that helped shift. It has a diaphragm in it that breaks and keeps it from upshift.

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What is wrong with my 1989 Le Baron 5 speed clutch pedal is all floppy goes down to floor board and car wont shift into any gear?

Check the fluid level in the clutch master cylinder reservoir (located under the hood, on the drivers side firewall). It's probably empty. You can add DOT-3 Brake fluid to fill it up and it may start working again temporarily after a few pumps. But, it was empty for a reason. You have a fluid lea...

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What do you do when your car is flooded and wont start?

Perhaps the best remedy for a flooded engine is time.Simply open the hood of your car and let excessive fuel evaporate for as long as you can.After about 20 minutes try starting your car again without hitting the gas pedal.If this still does not work, you may have to check your spark plugs.

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1998 S-10 blazer wont start 2 days ago it wouldn't start so you jumped it and yesterday it wouldn't start so you put gas in it and it started up now again to day it wont start?

Probably a bad fuel pump, GM fuel pumps are known for that.

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What is wrong with your Genie Pro 88 as it wont open unless you are less than 10 feet away even though it has a brand new battery?

To allow you to only allow your garage doors the manufacturer has limited the range of the remote. This means that your remote should not open any other garage door in the street

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When you try to start your car it just clicks - what is wrong?

It could be,a dead battery,loose or dirty battery connections,a faulty starter,

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Why wont my 1984 Chevy S-10 automatic that will start up but not go into gear what is wrong?

The shift cable runs under the drivers side carpet. After many years of moisture and corrosion the cable seizes up and you can't move the shift into gear or it moves with great difficulty.

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What if car wont start and your hear clicking sound?

Its the starter or celenoid

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Your car wouldn't start. there was a clicking sound and the radio and windows worked .car was jumpstarted. as you drove it away all power systems started dying. whats wrong?

It could be one of many things. First off it could be a bad alternator/generator. Second it could be your wires arnt properly connected to the battery. Another problem could be the ignitor is going bad. That would be my 3 main ideas why it does that.The charging system has probably failed. You we...

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Your car is missing how do you know What is wrong with it?

Quick and dirty miss diag: Remove and inspect spark plugs, 80% of time the bad cylinder will show a wet or fouled plug. You then need to figure out whyIf not, compression test:Spark test, I usually just lay the plugs on the engine (on metal) hooked to the wires and have some one turn the engine o...

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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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What is wrong with a 1997 SC2 that starts and idles OK until the transmission is in gear and the car is moving then the engine speeds up until the car stops moving and the transmission is in neutral?

If the transmission is in neutral and the engine is racing would indicate that your throttle body cable is binding somewhere. Check the assembly, check by the gas pedal. I have checked with a dealer on the same problem. I have a 96 sc2 and it does the same thing. They told me it idles down due to...

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What is wrong with the heater in your car?

Give us more info like the year, make and more detail as to what the heater is not doing.

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You ran out of gas and after you put gas in it it still wont start?

Let the fuel pump run for a while before trying, the fuel needs to get up to the engine. The air needs to be pushed back to the tank through the fuel pressure regulator. If you can locate the schrader valve on the fuel rail you can push it in and expel the air quicker.It is also possible that you...

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Why does car keep slipping out of first through third gear there is nothing wrong with transmission but 4th 5th and reverse stay in gear plus you just put in a new clutch?

It could just be a detent, but most likely the bearings are going in the transmission and it's a little mis-aligned when you try to go, pushing it out of gear.

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Your 72 checy 6cyl truck was running sluggish and died its no longer firing and you tried to hot wire run a wire from battery to coil and it still wont fire What is wrong?

Bad coil? Bad rotor? Bad distributor? Bad distributor Cap? Bad coil wire?

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What do you do with a 75 nova when you can put it in drive or nutral and it the gas and its fine but you put it in gear and hit the gas and it starts hesitating really bad?

Time for a serious tune-up with new plugs, wires, cap, rotor, pcv valve, fuel and air filters.

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What is wrong with a 2002 Pontiac grand am if the car wont start unless the security light stays on and doesn't blink?

Mine is doing the same thing.. I have to leave the key on position for exatually 10. mintues. turn key off when security light has disapeared. Then try to start and it as worked every time. (So Far). I want to know what is causing this problem? I had my Pontiac grand am for three years. Just the ...

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If your car stops accelerating and it takes a while for the engine to rev Whats wrong with your car?

Unfortunately it could be one of many problems. Check your spark plugs and make sure they are not foul or worn to a disasterous point (do this first as it it least costly). Your timing belt could need adjusting. It could even be your battery or alternator (free battery and alternator checks at mo...

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Why would a car start and run then out of no where stop running and wont start but after awhile start like nothing is wrong?

Could be that the coil (or coil packs) is breaking down and fails when it gets hot and then works again when it has cooled slightly after a few minutes. A good garage would check this easily and quickly especially a main dealer for the car.

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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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Your car was running fine then wont start but will start after a couple of days?

I am not sure of the type of car. I had the same problem with a Chev Beretta. It would not bring up a computer code so I tried different things without success. I changed the computer and it fixed the problem and is doing fine. That worked for me. Anyway good luck

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What is wrong with a car when you turn the car off and it still is running?

most likely your ignition switch is bad. is not breaking the circuit.Or your vehicale is running so rich (air to fuel ratio) that the catalitic converter is glowing red hot from working so hard to burn up the unburned fuel. So in theory even though you turn off the ignition which usually kills po...

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Your car runs hot all the time it leaks antifreeze and it makes a hissing sound when you drive whats wrong with your car?

It is overheating. Possible causes are thermostat stuck closed, defective water pump, cooling fan not working, clogged radiator, and more. STOP drivng this car until you get this fixed. You are going to ruin this engine if you have not already done so.

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What can cause your rpms to rev up high in first gear but the car wont go any faster?

your transmission is burned out, the 1st and reverse clutches are worn out

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What is wrong with your car when you it stopped and it acts like it's going to die or maybe it feels like it jumps?

replace the throttle position center

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If you can feel your car switch gears does it mean somethings wrong?

Nope, it just means the transmission takes a little longer to shift. or it means the clutch is a little slow. either way, not a problem unless you want to fix it.

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Who is affected if you ran a red light and its not your car?

If you get a citation from a traffic cop, the ticket is yours. If the intersection has a camera that catches the vehicle in violation, the owner will get the ticket. It would probably be the person that you borrowed the car from. Because if you ran the red light, the camera or police would always...

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When I start my car it idles very low and then stalls and shakes. Whats wrong with my 90 300zx?

check your idle controle moter. it is probably crudded up or not wotking.

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What is wrong with your car if it only starts after sitting for a while...It takes me back and forth to work everyday with no problem but when running errands won't start after the 2nd or 3rd place?

Assuming the fluid levels are normal then it is most likely the starter is getting too hot from start and stop use. Locate the starter on your vehicle and see if it has a heat sheild if it doesn't or its mostly eroded away then buy one and that should help you, they do sell aftermarket ones for v...

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What is wrong with your car?

My car started and ran fine one day and the next morning i went out to start it and it would not start. I thought it might the the fuel filter so i reaplaced it the car still will not start so i thought maybe it might be the fuel pump but when u try to start it u can smell fuel and i can hear the...

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What was the first fully Australian made car to roll of the assembly line in 1948?

the first fully Australian car in 1948 was the Holden fj. the fx had a Canadian block

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When something goes wrong with your car who do you call first?

i call this guy at deeniceauto his name is david he fixes the promblem and when you get your car back he alway's clean's it i should know cause i help my dad do it also if your interested just reply and i will give you the number

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What is wrong Car cranks but wont start fire to plugs and appears to be getting gas 2003 Kia spectra?

kia has had problems with the grond wire at the fuel pump in the tank you need to do a fuel pressure test to see if the pump is putting out the correct fuael pressure. this is done by hoocking up a gauge to the test port on the fuel rail it almost looks like a valve stem pressure should be 50-60 psi

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When you turn the key on your Mazda 626 year 1996 the reverse lights come on and the car is in park and it wont start?

Take it out of reverse.

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How come you can't get your car in gear when it starts?

If It Is A Standard Shift, It Sounds Like You Clutch Is Not Releasing. From The Information You Have Stated.

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What is wrong with a car when it shakes?

Your tires probably just need to be balanced.

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What could be wrong with your starter if the car is not starting up?

Bad starter, bad starter solenoid, or the problem might not be the starter at all.

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What do you do when your car overheats and wont start?

Place a cloth over the radiator cap to protect your hand, and tilt the cap away from you as it opens.Refill the cooled radiator with your spare coolant or water.Do not pour cold water into a still-hot radiator — it could cause the engine block to crack due to the sudden change in temperature.

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What is wrong with your car when you let off the accelerater and get back on it it misses and sputters?

Check for a Vacume leak, EGR valve

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What is wrong when its hard to put the car in gear?

The transmission.or clutch if it has one.

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What does it mean when your car engine is loud?

Sometimes the loud engine sounds you hear aren't due to the engine having a problem at all.Instead, it could be caused by a damaged or failing muffler.If it just seems like your car is running louder than it used to, but there aren't other strange sounds, it might be due to a damaged muffler.

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Accidentally put water in fuel injected gas tank and car wont start how can you get it started?

drain the tank and remove the water from the gas.us that gas in lawnmowers etc.fill up the tank with new gas.fuel filter replacement.remove the fuel line near the engine and turn on the ignition switch.do not try to start!!!! collect the fuel & water that gushes out of the line in a large con...

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Is it ok to use full power in a engine and drive close to red line revs?

Occasionally, as when overtaking - sure, that's what it's for. But it'll put more-than-usual strain on the engine, so staying there long and often can cause overheating and premature wear.

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