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Why do my car steam up and the niddle goes to the red of 200 each time i turn on the engion to warm up my car?

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It sounds like a coolant leak under the dash, most likely it is the heater core.

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Hi i hav read about water in oli & i hav 2E Tazz & i have my car for 4 year's & every time when i start my car there come black water out of the exhausts & that is for 4 years now what can be the prob


on initial start up of an engine , water and water vapor coming from an exhaust pipe is normal-- black water is just carbon or soot in the water
it is condensation formed during the combustion process in a cold engine
--very noticeable on cold mornings as spots of water and steam
as the motor warms up , the hotter combustion temperatures and hot exhaust system reduces visible steam to a point where it is not noticeable and the water has boiled off
as to water in the oil--- normal sump oil is light brown when new to dark chocolate to black as it gets old
if there is water in the sump oil the color is normally a grey color and has a condition like curdled milk
to add further for your pre start checks --- the coolant should be a bright green or red --depending on the anti-boil/freeze in use--- but if you have an automatic with a faulty oil cooler in the radiator tank, the coolant color goes to a pink.

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Engine won't start but turns over


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My lincoln ls 2004 v6 is overheating


You definitely have air in the cooling system. The only way to purge the air is letting it run and cracking the bleeder several times. It must be completely full of coolant and at normal operating temperatures when you bleed it. You have to be patient and can sometimes take cracking the bleeder 4 or 5 times to get all the air out. In our shop, we normally let vehicles run for 30-45 minutes minimum to ensure we have all the air bled out. One quick note, those engines DO NOT like to be run hot and are very unforgiving when they do. Beware of cracked heads or blown head gaskets.

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My 1999 ford expedition is overheating. Replaced thermastat. Top hose doent get preasure. As im driving starts to over heat then when I turn the heater on gauge goes down then its fine. What can be the...


no pressure in top hose ,where are u losing pressure, the coolant will boil if not under pressure suspect you have a leak or faulty rad cap. some minor leaks dont show until engines warm and are mostly steam leaving little evidence. look for an antifreeze stain or scale deposit around every connection . if electric fanned make sure it works and cuts in before it go,s into the red

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My toyota corolla automatic gear 93 model has gear problem some times lever pressed essily slip gear niddle of speed meter dancing goes ups down it seems car become free


sounds like the speedometer cable needs replaced but id need more information from you as to what the car does to be sure

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Timing guides collapsed dropped timing chains.


if you have the v6 with the 4.0 OHV set the #1 piston to top dead center and then when looking at the gears where your timing chain goes look for a dot on your engion near the small gear and align the dot with the dot on the small gear. you will have to put the chain around both the top and bottom gears at the same time you might need to turn the piston a little past top dead center when doing this to get the little gear to sit in place with the slot on the back side of the gear. ( i just rebuilt my engion )

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Most of the dash warning lights are on. Dealer says its Anti lock


Well the Intrigue has a huge problem with the hazard-switch quality. Normally an exchange of it solves the problem (got mine from a junkyard for 20$). 200 is a rip off in my opinion.

As it goes for the rest give the smaller businesses a try and dont let the GM dealership fool you. $1100 sounds for me like they want to sell you a new pump and "maybe" also a sensor or whatever.......

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03 suzuki aerio automatic transmition won t shift into overdrive


You have two temperature lights that come on when you start the car, one red and one blue. After the car is started the red light goes out and the blue one stays on. According to the manual, (and from my personal experience with my '03 SX), the car needs to warm up to a proper operational temperature. This temperature is reached once the blue temperature light turns off, (or within seconds afterwards). If you don't allow your car to warm up you will notice hard or long shifting, rough idle, and poor engine performance. Never drive your car if the light displays a constant red temperature light.
If this solution does not work see a Transmission expert of take it to your local Suzuki Dealer.

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