Category Archives: Running Problems

Summer Vehicle Maintenance Tips From AAMCO

Summer is finally here and with it comes road-trip season! The expert technicians at AAMCO want to help ensure that you and your family will get to wherever you are going safely. At AAMCO, we have you covered. We can … Continue reading

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THANK YOU AAMCO Santa Ana!

Our family was set for the long haul to Yelapa, Mexico from McMinnville, OR for vacation. We had just purchased a Trooper the week before. At the end of our first day of travel, we arrived in Orange County, CA … Continue reading

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I own a 2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee and it seems to be running rich, I’m not sure what to do…

Bruce says: It is most likely the O2 sensor in your Jeep not providing a correct response, giving too much flow. Other reasons could be your fuel injector is leaking or problems with your fuel pressure regulator. Let the technicians at AAMCO … Continue reading

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My 2000 Ford Taurus is always driving rough, what’s going on with my car??

Bruce says: Several things could be making your Taurus drive rough; AAMCO can find out whether it’s a defective spark/spark plug, if there’s a leak in the vacuum, or a defective MAF (mass air flow) or coil. Service locations can … Continue reading

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In the morning my Ford F150 runs perfectly fine but as the day goes on its starts acting up, kind of like it is not getting enough gas and it vibrates when I faster than 65 mph. What is going on with my truck?

Bruce says: Try flushing the fuel tanks and cleaning the fuel pump. AAMCO is running a special buy 2 get one free for a flush, clean and fluid change which is a great deal and could fix the problem you … Continue reading

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My 2000 Ford Explorer is making a spark knock noise, kind of like a rattling noise, what is making my car sound like this?

Bruce says: The timing of your ignition may be off, there may be a high temperature in your engine, or the MAF (Mass Air Flow) could not be reading your air flow correctly. If the check engine light is on, … Continue reading

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