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2001 Hyundai Elantra Alternator issue

Hello everyone, kindly give your comment. Thanks. It is a Hyundai Elantra. Wwo weeks ago, when i drive my car, the tachometer start to jumping up and down even i stop at traffic light and didn’t step on any pedal. The car have strange noise when i am driving. Few days later, the brake light…

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Xterra Coolant In Oil After Replacing Gaskets

I replaced the knock sensor and intake gaskets on my 2001 Nissan Xterra, and without thinking didn’t tighten the bolts down to proper torque specs. Engine drove fine for about 15 minutes then overheated, realized my mistake and redid gaskets with proper torque specs. Started engine up again, and the dreaded white smoke was coming…

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Nissan Has Overheating Issue

I have a over heating issue. I have checked coolant and it’s fine and full. I was driving and noticed my temperature gauge was moving up so I pulled over put it in park and noticed the gauge was going back down to where it always sit I drove again few minutes later same thing…

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Mitsubishi Gallant Codes Po765 po760

Mitsubishi Gallant Anti-lock light was on the dash then a couple days later I was on the freeway doing 65 miles per hour my car dropped down to 40 miles per hour and the RPM’s went up high but my car would not accelerate. When I pulled over to put it in park I tried…

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Nissan Altima PCV valve

I replaced a PCV valve on my wifes 2002 Nissan  Altima. and now it smokes out the exhaust when i start it up. when i drive it down the road and it warms up it stops smoking. It did not do this with the old PCV valve in it. ANSWER: You did not tell us the reason…

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1997 Nissan Maxima belt issues

My Nissan Maxima harmonic balancer pulley has rubber formed all the way around the pulley, theres no grooves for the belt. I’m trying to put a belt on the car, but the factory belt for the car is to loose with full tension on the belt, (about a inch of play) I got a smaller…

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2009 Nissan Sentra Needs Timing Chain

I have been told by the dealership that my 176000 miles 2009 Nissan Sentra 2.0 SL needs a timing chain and it will cost me $2500 (parts and labor). Considering the year is it worth replacing or just cut my loss. Also can I trade it in as it is. Do you think the dealership…

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Nissan Altima Heater blowing cold air all the time

I have a 2003 Nissan Altima a couple of days ago the car over heated we drove it less than 2 minutes and put coolant in it. It was bone dry but we filled it up well ever since then my car has been acting crazy. Ever since then my car was been having steam/smoke…

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Nissan 240 SX Rear Brakes Smoking

I have a Nissan 240 sx 1990. Last week i changed the rear brakes on it and i found out that the calibers was locking up so i bought new one then i couldn’t get fluids to the lines and found out it was the master cylinder. Changed got a new one well i bleed…

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2004 Nissan Maxima Rolling Noise When Driving

My 2004 Nissan Maxima sounds like it has a rolling water noise when I take off! What can this be? ProTech You may be a bit low on coolant due to a leak or evaporation. That lets the air in the system cause gaps that the coolant rushes through on turns or acceleration. Usually you…

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