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Too much transmission fluid symptoms/ how to check A/T fluid level without a dipstick

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  Transmission fluid is the lifeblood of transmission. It ensures the smooth running of the engine and keeps the   transmission temperature   down since gear usually generates alot of heat. but what happens if you put too much fluid in the transmission? What are the signs of an overfilled automatic transmission? leakage of transmission seals puddles of transmission fluid underneath the vehicle foamy transmission oil transmission overheating  failure to shift properly, causing a jerking sensation what are the consequences of an overfilled automatic transmission? oil starvation  reduced lubrication reduced cooling increased frictions damage to parts damage to seals increased wear what are the signs of overfilled manual transmission? leakage of transmission seals puddles of transmission oil underneath the vehicle puddles of transmission oil inside the vehicle foamy transmission oil  tansmission overheating clutch chatter or slipping when applying the clutch difficulty pushing in the clutc

p2185 honda accord 2008

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P2185 is a trouble code, showing electronic coolant temperature sensor 2 circuit is high when the ECU  of the vehicle is not receiving signal from the coolant sensor or the signal reaching the ECU is low, it'll set that code P2185 and pop up the check engine light.  Symptoms of p2185 the only noticeable symptom is the check engine light, apart from the illuminating check engine light, the car will work very fine. Possible causes of p2185 WATCH THE VIDEO sensor being removed blocked or leaking thermostat low coolant level  air bubble in the cooling system bad coolant temperature sensor Possible solution of p2185 check the sensor location and make sure it's not being removed, especially when you replace the radiator. the brand new radiator don't usually come with the coolant temperature sensor but a drain plug. You need to replace the drain plug with the sensor before mounting the new radiator.   make sure the thermostat is working fine check and  fill up the coolant to the d

Why some Car's Engine Failed To Rev Above 3000 RPM

Most of the the new model vehicles now are equipped with many accessories, aimed at improving the power output, fuel economy and reducing emissions.  By the time these parts/accessories begin having faults due to aging or accumulation of dirt, the vehicle will start to malfunction. There're many reasons for a problem of acceleration for many vehicles but few cases are discussed below If your car's engine not rev up more than 3000 rpm when you pressed throttle pedal down completely, check the following parts of the engine: Catalyst A catalytic converter is a car's component that's used for emission and polluton control. It's a metal canister installed in the exhaust system. It's filled with chemical catalyst, usually a platinum and palladium mixture, and helps to convert  the vehicle's emissions into non harmful gases.  The blockage of the catalyst will cause the engine to breath hard and consequently, will have revving problem. To test whether a catalyst is

how to solve code p0016 of 2005 Toyota Corolla

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 P0016 is a Toyota malfunctions DTC , that means  the readings of the camshaft position sensor does not correlate with that of the crankshaft position sensor.  crankshaft position sensor cam position sensor Causes of P0016 trouble Code  if you don't change engine oil and filter in time   N ot using the recommended engine oil for the engine    Faulty camshaft position sensor     Wrong engine timing Symptoms of P0016 trouble code        intermittent loss of power         hard starting         hard acceleration         engine overheating           engine vibration when idling with air condition working Different ways to resolve the P0016 trouble code      change engine oil and oil filter, with the recommended oil for your engine         clean   VVTi oil control valve and its filter under it (check pictures below)      check the voltage of the camshaft position sensor, clean or replace it if the voltage is not up to the recommended value        check and repla

Different signs of a failing car AC compressor

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  As summer draws near, it’s becoming more important to make sure your car’s air conditioning is in working order. However, issues with an A/C compressor aren’t uncommon. Like most issues with your car, the earlier you intervene, the simpler the repairs. car AC compressor   Be on the lookout for signs that your car’s A/C compressor is going bad before it fails. After all, no one likes a hot car in the summer.  Unusual Sounds Unsurprisingly, strange sounds are often an indicator of something going wrong within your car. If you turn on your vehicle’s A/C and are met with a grinding or a whining noise, this is a red flag. These noises occur due to internal components going bad—it could all be caused by the bearing, for instance.  Hot Air If you were expecting a cool blast and got hot air instead, your A/C compressor could be failing. If you haven’t been diligently maintaining your car’s air conditioning system, then this is likely the case. Take this as a warning sign before the compresso

Signs of a failing evap canister

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T he canister purge valve, also commonly referred to as the purge valve, is an important component of your Evaporative Emission Control (EVAP) system. This system restricts the fuel vapours created in your fuel tank from escaping into the atmosphere by trapping them in a charcoal canister. When your engine begins to run at regular speed, the EVAP system slowly allows these vapours to be released into your engine, which burn like regular fuel. The flow of these vapours is controlled by your canister purge valve, which regulates when and how much of these vapours enter your engine. The canister purge valve is electrically operated, and is also referred to commonly as a solenoid. The most common purge valve issues are when the purge valve is stuck open or closed, or does not open at the proper time. The symptoms are listed below that may indicate your canister purge valve is not functioning properly. 1. Check Engine Light Is On The first sign of trouble for your canister purge valve is th

How to solve code P0015 and P0017 (Toyota or Lexus) of vehicles having rough idling and hard acceleration

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When your Toyota or Lexus cars have just started idling rough or not accelerating easily the way it used to be, you plugged in a scanner and found out the codes P0015 P0017 (both current), as shown below. when this happens, the engine-valve timing is altered.  P0015   P0017 how can engine-valve timing be altered even when no body loosed the engine? Most of the new model vehicle are equipped with variable valve timing inlet (VVTi) camshafts, which help adjust the valve timing of the vehicle when operating on certain loads, to help boost the engine performance at that particular instance. then readjust the timing to the normal point on average working conditions.  But when an ECU commanded the VVTi cam gear to return to the normal point and it's not working, this'll prompt the computer to throw the code P0015 or P0017 or both accuring at the same time, with the check engine showing on the dashboard. When the cam gear failed to return to the normal point after adjustment, this'