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Ford EA Falcon, Misfire or something else ?

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Ryu
Waikerie, South Australia

Type of Vehicle Ford
Model EA Falcon
Month/Year 6/1989
Kms 235,000
Problem Hard starts when cold, when starts idles nicely and drive well until warm. Even when warm it idles well. When warm and driving it starts to misfire and loose power, ultimately becomes unresponsive to accelerator pedal. Mechanic suggested changing of timing chain, but surely if it was the timing chain it would not idle well when stationary? help

Ryu

This sounds like a potential manifold issue, now ...

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Toyota, Camry 1992, Neutral start switch, Issue

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Name David
State & Suburb Berwick Vic
Type of Vehicle Toyota
Model Camry
Month/Year 1992 older model
Kms 150,000 KM
Problem please advise, trying to start the car it wont start, then l wiggle the auto stick (park reverse neutral etc and it will start is it a electrical issue ith the stick underneath or any other ideas.

Hi David,
 
Sounds like its in the neutral start switch its common for this to accur but to be safe get it ...

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Toyota, Crown Grande MK2, Starter Motor Sticking

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Name Andy
State & Suburb Perth WA
 Type of Vehicle Toyota
Model Crown Grande MK2
Month/Year 1982
Kms 76000
Problem Starter motor is sticking and only starts with a tap of a hammer first. Mechanic has charged $325 for overhaul ( no parts listed) is this a reasonable price?

Hi Andy,
 
Don’t get it overhauled its best to get a new starter it will come with warranty and last longer, shop around for a price
 
Darren

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Holden, VY Series 2 Service Warning lights

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Name Evan
State & Suburb Adelaide South Australia
Type of Vehicle Holden
Model Commodore VY Series 2
Month/Year 2005
Kms 106,700
Problem I have taken my car in for its 105,00km logbook service, But the “Service warning” still comes up on the display when I start the car, I originally figured it would go away by itself, But as you can see I’m almost at 107,000 kms and it is still there. Did my service mechanic not do something? Any ...

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