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EPC Warning Light EPC warning light came on dash on 1/5/18 and 1/8/18 car was driven a 3 mile round trip each time. Car recently had an emergency ignition installed on 10/17/17 at a dealership Synthetic Oil change and Smog Check on 11/29/17 Car driven to Los Angeles twice since above service/repair from San Diego–no issues. When EPC light came on car had reduced power. Car can be started in my driveway and no warning light. Contacted various repair shops and dealerships. Advised not to drive car. Can the car be ...
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I recently brought my 2018 civic sport into Honda because I noticed that the engine never warms up to operating temperature. In fact, it barely warms up at all at idle. When I drive it, it warms up fine, but then when I stop for a few minutes, it drops alarmingly fast back down to almost nothing. Honda told me this was \”normal\” as new cars try to run \”as cold as possible.\” I know a lot about engines and I have never seen anything ...
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2003 Mercedes Benz c320 wagon. When I press the accelerator hard enough a check engine light comes on and the throttle is very weak after that, I would have to hit the pedal to the floor for my RPMS to hit 2 thousand. If I shut the car off and then on the check engine stays there but the throttle is fine until I accelerate from there.
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Hi, I have a 2013 1.6 diesel Nissan qashqai, 2 months ago the engine failed and power was lost, its went inmto limp mode and engine control light came on, I took to the garage to plug in and it came up with an error saying there was a problem with the 3rd fuel injector, I have been driving it since and all ok but just recently it has started losing power slightly at high speeds and control light comes on again and usulay followd by the ...
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My engine light came on about a week ago and went to get it checked out and they said it needed a camshaft position sensor. I ordered it but before it came in it started pouring white smoke and making ticking noise and lost power and cut off so I pulled over and it said low oil pressure It’s on a 2014 Ford Fusion 1.5 ecoboost
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Is there a rear end that bolts to a stock 1981 Camaro, that has disk brakes and a better differential, possibly a posi-traction differential, but not necessary. Just that it bolts on to it, and has disk brakes. Correct me if i’m wrong, that the 1981 camaro has a 62.50 inch wide rear axle, so if something is the same length, would it be better?
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How to troubleshoot car problems at home in 5 steps.   Is your mechanic replacing the wrong parts all the time, and you just pay whatever he says? That’s because they didn’t do a good troubleshooting and they earn more money if they could replace more parts as long as you just pay them. This is a very common issue because many customers do not ask or don’t understand at all what your mechanic is doing on your car. In this guide, I will ...

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Generic DTC Trouble codes List OBD2(OBDII) The easiest thing to find a fault in a vehicle is if you read the trouble codes first. But it’s not always easy what the fault code telling you. Here is a picture of a description of the DTC trouble code.   I will repost a list of the most OBD trouble codes below here. When you found your fault code ...

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How to become an Automotive Technician in 2018

How to become an Automotive Technician in 2018   The cars become more and more advanced and the automotive market is in big need of good automotive technicians. Especially when the electric and hybrid cars is becoming more popular each day.   If you want to become an automotive technician the right time is NOW if you ask me.   Because now it’s very easy to get a well paid job and a chance to be apart in the beginning of the electric car era if you have ...

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Top 5 Best Used Cars to Buy in 2018

Top 5 Best Used Cars to buy in 2018     Do you look for a used car for a good price with good durability and good driving feel?   I’ve been working as an Automotive technician for 10 years and working as a diagnostics technician at the moment and searching for faults in vehicles. I have seen which cars are working really well, and which car’s you should beware off. There are really bad cars out the which could rip you off totally. Especially electric faults could ...

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Automotive Guest posting

Automotive Guest posting   Are you a good writer that want to show your work and you want to add a backlink to your own website with automotive guest posting?  Then you could get a chance to post it here for free. We are searching for people that want to make guest posting on our automotive website. We are not taking a lot of guest post but if you show a good interest and write a good letter to us where you explain who you are and what you want to ...

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Oil Change: How to change engine oil in 10 steps

Oil Change: How to change your engine oil in 10 steps   You think that the auto shops are too expensive and want to make an oil change yourself? Then you should follow this guide to save some money! This a guide of how to make an oil change to your engine at home in the most common car models. I do not take any responsibility if YOU do anything wrong when following this guide. You should always check your manual and check with ...

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I installed a new stereo in my 05 impala and now it won’t start. I put the old stereo back in and it still doesn’t start. it doesn’t click or try to turn over or anything. the lights and radio turn on but none of the instruments move and the message center constantly cycles through the battery, security, low fuel, low coolant, and service engine soon messages.
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I have a 93 toyota camry le 2.2 4cyl 190000 miles recently the headlight switch activates the starter, won\’t start it but spins the engine, checked all the grounds I could find,no burnt wires,fuses look fine Idk
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My 2007 Chevy Impala LS has been needing brakes for about 1 or 2 weeks ( I know I’ve been slacking) but today as I was leaving my apartment complex to FINALLY get them changed my car was making the horrible grinding noise that always does. This time I heard a pound clunk my car started jerking them it’s like my tires locked. I tried to press the gas peddle but it didn’t do anything. So I turned my car off , turned it back ...
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My x3 BMW wouldn\’t run on RFT winter tires as it was on regular tires. It is having more stiff or hard gear shifting (automatic). And on high speed it feels to be blocking one wheel for a second and that gives me a scary feeling of sliding. This is happening second time in a row when I replace the summer tires. Please help.
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Hello mechanics! My fuel flow gets slower and slower. I was told its the evap canister. Does anyone know where its located on a 2006 CTS 2.8L specifically? Obviously it has to be around the gas tank. Cant find it. UPDATE: now my car isnt taking any gas at all! Help!
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I own a 1992 Isuzu Rodeo and upon starting in the morning it runs very rough and seems like it wants to stall but after two or three minutes it runs right for the rest of the day. I have replaced the spark plugs and added fuel injector cleaner to the gas tank to no avail.
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I purchased a 1994 Chevrolet Silverado 5.7 4×4 extend cab when I purchased the truck the transmission was out with a broke bell housing I purchased a 1994 4l80e and transfer case cross member and shift linkages I know I needs and jumper harness for the plug with pin adapter for speed sensor what other parts do I need
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I HAVE A 2010 MERCURY MARINER . I TURNED THE IGNITION TO ON BEFORE THE ENGINE STARTS I HEAR A TAPPING NOISE UNDER THE STEERING WHEEL IN THE DASH IT TAPS 3 TIMES THEN QUITS . IT HAS NOT AFFECTED THE VEHICHLE IN ANY WAY AS I CAN TELL JUST STARTED YESTERDAY ANY IDEAS? THANKS
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