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Your starter requires 2 wires to run properly. The large wire runs straight from your battery and always supplies power to your starter. The other smaller wire is a signal from when you turn your key telling the starter to engage and use all that power that is available from the battery. If either of those wires are making a poor connection or have become broken or corroded they could be giving a weak signal or insufficient power for your car to start. If that is the case you can try replacing the wires or cleaning the connections.
Car ignition problem
Had the oil changed at the Honda dealer and problem started the next day. When I checked under the hood the mechanic had not put the oil cap back on. After I had it towed back, dealer said it was low…
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Signs You Need to Replace Your Alternator
Gunning says an alternator typically lasts about seven years, or about 100,000 to 150,000 miles, adds Waits. Some mechanics, though, say they typically see alternators last about 80,000 miles. Several factors can affect how long an alternator lasts, including the quality of the part, conditions in which the car is driven and how many electronics are being used inside the car.
Symptoms of a Bad Crankshaft Position Sensor
If you’re having problems starting your car, it could indicate problems with a number of areas, one of which could be the crankshaft position sensor. Since this sensor monitors the various parameters that play a role in starting up the car, when it’s not working right you may experience intermittent problems firing up the engine.
Three Signs and Symptoms of a Blown Head Gasket
Around the mid-section of your engine sits the cylinder head gasket, a vital element with the duty of keeping coolant and oil inside your engine and separate from each other. When this gasket fails, grim scenarios present themselves.
The smoke cleared and the engine runs great. Even drove it onto a trailer and into the garage at my new place. I cannot say how impressed I am with how much these engine can handle. The only thing I had to replace was the starter and o well the element was at 150,000 miles. Things are gonna need to get fixed eventually. I would recommend a Element to anyone. Good job Honda! O did I mention that there is awesome leg room in this bad boy and you can lay down the seats into a queen size bed?
I have never found any information to support this. In fact, many top mechanics would agree that allowing the car to warm up for several minutes before running can extend the life of your motor.
Symptoms of a Bad or Failing Variable Valve Timing Solenoid
This is one of the variable valve timing solenoid symptoms that are also the cause. The VVT solenoid system performs the best with clean engine oil. When the oil has a lot of impurities, it loses viscosity. This can also cause clogging in the variable valve timing solenoid system, thus also clogging the chain and the gear.
PCV Valve-After each combustion process, the exhaust valve routes these gases into the exhaust system where the catalytic converter turns them into much less toxic fumes before releasing them into the atmosphere.