Auto Repair Questions

Dashlights Blink When I Start Car
By February 27, 2013 0 Comments Read More →

Dashlights Blink When I Start Car

Reader Question When starting my car, first all dash lights start to blink or flash uncontrollable and car will not start after wiggling ignition key several times the lights come on normally and car will start. Battery good shape tried spare key same results. need answer need more detail?,   Hi there, thanks for your […]

Car Runs Bad in Hot Weather
By February 27, 2013 0 Comments Read More →

Car Runs Bad in Hot Weather

Reader Question My problem is when the outside temperature gets into the 90’s and I drive my car for a couple of hours, it starts to buck like I’m taking my foot on and off the accelerator. When the temp outside is in the 80’s or below I don’t have a problem. No check engine […]

Blue Smoke from Exhaust Pipe
By February 27, 2013 6 Comments Read More →

Blue Smoke from Exhaust Pipe

Reader Question I recently broke the timing belt in my car. After having a new timing belt and the heads replaced there is now blue smoke coming out of the exhaust and runs terrible. Can you please tell me what is wrong with my vehicle and the solution to my problem. Thank You   Hello […]

By January 29, 2013 0 Comments Read More →

Rear Main Seal Leaking

Reader Question I had my transmission replaced about a month ago and now man van is leaking oil from the rear main shaft.Could the rear oil leak be because of the transmission repair. Thanks for your time   Hi there, Yes, it can be caused by recent transmission removal. The rear main seal is a […]

Car A/C Won’t Blow Out Vents
By January 24, 2013 0 Comments Read More →

Car A/C Won’t Blow Out Vents

Reader question Hi, I had the ac control panel replaced because my mechanic neighbor checked and said that was the problem. The compressor is fine and the freon level is fine as well. After replacing it, I also replaced the cabin air filter, I noticed that there is a plastic piece about 8 inches long […]

By January 14, 2013 1 Comments Read More →

Car Starting Problems

Reader Question Ok mymechanic I need your help today ASAP. I just went outside and my engine will not start, what can I do to determine this type of car problems? Richie   Hi there Richie, Thanks for your email but you really did not give me much to go on. Let me say this…about […]

By January 14, 2013 2 Comments Read More →

Alignment Cost

Reader Question I have a Kia Sedona mini van, and I would like to know what does an alignment cost these days? Keith B.   Hello Keith My wife also drives one of those vans, and she loves it. Your question really depends on where you live and what shop you are going to. A […]

How To Test a Car Battery

Reader Question   Ok, just went out to my car and the battery is obviously dead. What caused it to die without any notice is another question for you, but for now how can I test the battery myself and see if I just need a new battery or if there is another problem that […]

How To Repair A Vacuum Leak

How To Repair A Vacuum Leak

Reader Question Hey there, I read a post you wrote to another customer of yours awhile back and you told him that his engine miss problem could be due to a vacuum leak somewhere under the hood of his car. I did look into that after you mentioned it and I DO hear a hissing […]

Fuel Injector Cleaner

Fuel Injector Cleaner

Reader Question I am having a problem with my Honda Accord, and I think it might be a clogged or dirty fuel injector.  Does fuel injector cleaner work or is it just a waste of my money and should have them replaced? David R.   Hi there David First off let me give you my […]