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Fluid leak on your car or truck? Find answers to some common problems. Expert auto mechanics give free help and advice to your questions.

Jeep Power Steering Groan

My car groans only every time I turn and I see some leakage on the road from where I was parked. What is this and can I go a few days without taking it to the shop? I also feel kind of a vibrating under my foot on the brake when I’m stopped (Jeep). ANSWER:…

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1993 Ford Ranger Clutch Master Cylinder Assembly

Ford Ranger the line going from the side of the clutch master cylinder down to the transmission. It is leaking at the point where the line is attached to the side of the master cylinder. I need to know about the o-ring washer that goes on the end of the fitting. Seems it was bad…

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Ford Taurus Power Steering Pump Leak

2000 Ford Taurus replaced power steering pump now leaking at hose. Have installed the Teflon ring and neoprene o ring. When we tighten the compression nut to the pump we are still able to move the high pressure hose in and out and it leaks at that point. We have tried a couple of new…

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Dodge coolant leak water pump?

Need to know if I in fact have a bad water pump. Answer: The most common problem caused by a bad water pump is that it is leaking and the coolant level is low. This can cause engine overheating. A system pressure test may be needed to confirm this is the leak area. They usually…

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Chevy Lumina Backfires And Hard Starting

I have a Chevy Lumina APV and I am not sure as to where the ground wire is located? Also I am having issues trying to figure out what is wrong with my van. Every time I apply the gas it backfires. I have replace many different part on the van and nothing has helped…

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My Dodge Is Knocking – Intrepid Transmission Problem – Neon Smokes

Dodge Engine Knocking Live Chat: I need help on a 318 that started knocking, then I shut it. Off then pulled the plugs added some Marlves let it sit for a few days and now cant get it to turn. What should I try? Answer: Seems like you’ve had an internal engine failure. During the…

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Buick Engine Idling Very High After Jump Start

I have a 1995 Buick Century special (sedan). the newer v6, 3.1. I just replaced the whole wiring engine harness due to a small electrical fire from some stupid people that tried to jump another car in the dark and the red positive jumper wire touched the air cleaner cover and started a fire and…

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2001 GMC Safari Coolant Leak and Rough Idle

Hello. My son has a 2001 GMC Safari with a 4.3 engine. He complained of a “rough idle” along with a coolant leak. Not knowing what the rough idle might be, I suggested he bring a new set of spark plugs. I listened to the engine then looked and found a bad left side motor…

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My Pontiac Has Intake Gaskets Leaking- Is It Safe To Drive?

I took my 2001 Grand Prix 3800 V6 engine (130,000 miles) into the dealer for a bit overdue oil change. After doing the courtesy inspection, a mechanic familiar with my car fills out a form with some problems I should get fixed, the main one being that the intake is leaking coolant. I’ve been keeping…

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1999 Chrysler Freon Leak Repair Cost

I HAVE A 1999 CHRYSLER LHS THAT I HAVE BEEN TRYING TO GET THE A/C WORKING. I HAVE BEEN TO NUMEROUS SHOPS AND SPENT CLOSE TO A THOUSAND DOLLARS ON PARTS AND LABOR. I FINALLY FOUND SOMEONE WHO KNOWS WHAT HE IS TALKING ABOUT AND SAYS HE FOUND A LEAK UNDER MY DASH. HE HAS…

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Pontiac Brake Fluid Leak Repair And Diagnosis

We bought a 2000 Pontiac Grand Prix GT with 81,000 miles on it less than a week ago. The brakes have gone out. At first we thought the brakes were just wet and that is why the car would  not stop properly, so we waited for them to dry off and tried again. Later in…

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Chevrolet Impala Emissions Leak And Brake Noise

Just had spark plugs, plug wires, thermostat, fan assembly and head gaskets replaced on my 2002 Chevy Impala . The check engine light came on and on and Autozone gave a readout of an air leak. He said it was probably something with the gas cap or fuel line. Please what else could it be? Answer:…

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