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A popping / clunking noise when moving in reverse can be caused by many things. Two of the most common causes for those symptoms are worn axles or motor mounts. The axles are the joints that transmit power from the transmission to the wheels


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The fuel injectors may be leaking, due to wear, sticky build-up, or o-ring failure. The warmth of the engine vaporizes the leaking gasoline in the intake manifold, causing an abnormally rich condition upon starting. The longer the car sits, the more excessively rich, requiring more cranking time to clear the intake manifold. You could check for this ...


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Well, it is possible that the aftermarket radio messed up the CANBUS in the car somehow. Because your car is fairly recent ~2008, the CANBUS allows the car's immobilizer to communicate with the ECM. The backup camera could've messed up the CANBUS, as the CANBUS network is very susceptible to interference from other electrical system. Try rerouting the backup ...


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I did the following: I noticed that I hadn’t connected the cable that went to the antenna so connected it. I ended up disconnecting backup camera I recently installed. Then car just started (left it on ON for 90 seconds before cranking it). It ran a bit rough but other than that it didn’t stall and it started a few times afterwards! So, will be monitoring ...


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The shape of a carburetor creates low pressure inside, fuel jets spray fuel into the chamber where it is mixed thoroughly and pulled into the engine's cylinders. The fuel to air mix needs to be a certain ratio for the engine to run, too much fuel to air means it is too rich, too little fuel means it is too lean. Putting your hand on the air intake restricts ...


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