The TSS or turbine speed sensor is mounted in the transmission and measures the rpm of the input shaft versus the speed of the output shaft. This helps the PCM determine if the transmission gears are holding as they should. This allows the PCM to adjust shift times and pressures due to normal wear on … Read more
If the toilet is leaking from the base it is most likely the wax ring (johnny ring). Turn off the water supply to the toilet. Flush the toilet and hold handle to allow as much water to drain from tank as possible.Remove the supply line from the bottom of the tank. Remove the two nuts … Read more
Somewhere between a mosquito bite and a bee sting, but it only hurts for a few seconds. Taking it out is no biggie. Barely feel that. If you are worried when the time comes just don't look, it is in before you know it.
My 2001 Ford F150 Surges Or Jumps When I Am Driving Down The Road. Replaced Iac-egr-air Filter-fuel Filter Used Heet And Injector Cleaner. Could It Be The Tranny Or Maybe The Fuel Pump?
I do not know if you have gotten any help with your problem or not. But if you are still interested, I may be able to help. If the surge/jump occurs only in 3rd or 4th gear on level ground or under slight acceleration then you may have an issue with the torque converter clutch, … Read more
Drain the coolant. Follow the upper radiator hose from the radiator to the engine, it attaches to the outlet/thermostat housing. Remove the radiator hose from the thermostat housing, Remove the bolts from the housing that mount it to the intake manifold . Remove the housing from the intake and the thermostat is underneath.clean mating surfaces. … Read more
My 2005 Chevrolet Malibu Classic Only Starts When It's Cool Outside. When It Is 75 Degrees Or Warmer It Will Not Start. Is This A Fuel Problem?
There is a chance that it is a fuel related issue, I have found that almost without fail when a no start failure is in direct correlation to temperature that it is electrical in one way or another. Ignition switches on this body style vehicle are NOTORIOUS for failure causing everything from no starts to … Read more
My Plymouth Grand Voyager Dies During Driving I Have Replaced The Ignition Coil, Fuel Filter And Pump I'm Not Sure If I Should Replace The Pick Up Coil Next?
The pick up coil is also known as the camshaft position sensor on your vehicle and is usually not known to cause a vehicle to die. It can cause it not to start though. Common causes of dying issues can be related to the crankshaft sensor (No spark and no injector pulse) Injector pulse can … Read more
Should be two on either side of the lower engine block and two in the front and rear of the engine. Some are behind components such as the starter, engine mount, and two are between trans and engine. You can usually see a leaky casting plug if you search hard enough. Unless it is at … Read more
Your fuel pump is in the fuel tank on the cougar. You must remove the fuel tank in order to replace it. Relieve fuel pressure from system. Remove exhaust shield and exhaust pipe if necessary. Drain fuel tank. Remove fuel inlet and outlet hoses from fuel tank. Disconnect vapor crossover and filler hoses. Support fuel … Read more
My 2000 Nissan Xterra Died While Driving Down The Road. My Mechanic Says The Timing Belt Broke. Should My Car Still Turn Over When I Start It?
With a broken timing belt, your engine will still crank but is not likely to run. Interference engines have a tendency to bend valves if the belt breaks with the engine running at driving rpm. There are a couple of ways for your mechanic to determine if there are bent valves, but honestly it is … Read more
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Can Auto Repair Shop Put Lien On My Car For Work He Never Done On My Car He Has My Car Can He Do That, I Can Understand If He Fix My Car But He Never Fix My Car?
This is a difficult question. You really must speak with local authorities about this one. There are different regulations in different area. Your local courthouse/ police office should be able to answer this. Most times the mechanics lien is capable of tying up the vehicle so that is cannot be sold, but generally you can … Read more
The low pressure switch on the silverado/sierra is usually located on the accumulator assy. This is a large aluminum "bullet" shaped component on the passenger side firewall. Will have two large lines attached. The low pressure switch will have a two or three wire plug into it and it just unscrews from the accumulator for … Read more