On a 94 Cavalier can the inner tie rod ends be repaired or should the entire assembly be replaced?
you should be able to replace just the inner tie rod ends without replaceing the whole rack and pinion.
Be sure and ck the "outer" ends very carefully.
At this time it would be good to ck the stabilizer bar link bushings also.
Yes, but only by replacing the entire mount assembly. Read More
No, the entire assembly needs to be replaced. Read More
Selenium rectifiers, with their metal fins and long lived application in battery chargers and in tube type television sets are not intended to be repaired. Once a rectifier plate becomes damaged or it is burnt (unmistakable stink), the entire assembly should be replaced. Read More
Is it possible to replace just the mirror on the side mirror assembly of a 1998 Pontiac Grand Prix or does the entire assembly need to be replaced?
Try a glass shop Read More
The fuel filter is part of the fuel pump assembly, located in the gas tank. The whole assembly must be replaced together. You may remove and clean the entire assembly, but the pumps seem to have a life of about 120k miles. Read More
There could be a switch that has gone bad in the headlight. The entire assembly will more then likely need to be replaced. Read More
Dodge doesn't sell the bushings separately, so the entire assembly needs replaced unless you can find them in the aftermarket. Read More
The climate control module is part of the control assembly. The entire assembly has to be replaced as one unit for the 1990 models. Read More
Roofs and windows get resurfaced and replaced. Damaged parts of buildings and entire buildings are rebuild based on standard construction and repair methods. Read More
The tension spring is broken, and the entire assembly must be replaced. Read More
The best way is to replaced the entire rack assembly. Read More
Someone should not have to be replaced after most wrecks. However, if they are not retracting it is best to replace the entire belt system. Read More
Open the hood and you will find 2 bolts to remove the entire headlight assembly. You can then replace the bulb. Read More
Repairs to a fire damaged roof will depend on the size of the area and the amount of damage. The damaged area could be cut out and replaced or the entire roof may have to be torn off, rafters repaired then the roof replaced. Read More
1990 Lebaron convertible first thing that quit working was the odometer then the intermittent wiper speeds and last the trip meter. I checked all the fuses has anyone else had this problem?
Our odometer/tripmeter also just stopped working at 220,000 miles. This is an integral part of the speedometer assembly, and cannot be repaired. The entire speedometer must be replaced. Read More
The entire lift cylinder assembly must be replaced and it is recommended that they be replaced in pairs. The operation is pretty straightforward since all the mounting bolts are exposed and visible. Read More
it depends on Where it is leaking from and who the manufacturer is. Moen will replace your cartridge and or faucet for free as they have a lifetime warranty. if it dripping Under the sink you could have a bad valve which means that the entire faucet will need replaced. if it is dripping from the spout it is most likely the cartridge which can be repaired or replaced without having to remove the entire… Read More
The landlord found the problem. it wasn't the drain or a hose. The rubber seal around the door had deteriorated and detached allowing water to leak through the gap. The seal could not be repaired or replaced so the entire dishwasher had to be replaced. Read More
They're LEDs. If some aren't working the entire assembly needs to be replaced. Read More
Diaphram assembly comes from the factory and entire unit needs to be removed and replaced. They are not field serviceable. Chris Read More
it is integrated into the fuel pump and the entire assembly ,filter/pump, MUST be replaced as 1(one) unit. average life expectancy is about 100k miles. Read More
Can just the front wheel bearing be replaced instead of entire assembly on 2000 Oldsmobile intrigue?
The front wheel bearings and hub come as one piece. The bearings alone are not serviceable. Read More
The sensor is located underneath the coolant recovery tank. On a 1999 Cavalier, there could be some sludge built up underneath the tank. Unfortunately the sensor alone cannot be replaced, the entire tank and sensor comes as one piece and must be replaced. tap on the side of your fill/overflow tank where the sensor is located sometimes they get stuck Read More
Why is the right blinker on your 1998 Mitsubishi mirage constantly flashing regardless of where the lever is located up down or middle?
I had this same prob and had to have the entire blinker assembly replaced, cost over $120.00. Read More
For a number of years the "mirrors" were of poor quality. The entire assembly has to be replaced which is very expensive. In a number of countries Toyota replaces them for free, and I was so lucky. Read More
you must remove the entire rocker arm assembly... inside each rocker is a little button lifter. that's the ones to be replaced... To set the entire rocker assembly back in place, you will need 4-5 hands to squeeze the springs and position the rockers over the valves Read More
Do you need to replace the whole ignition lock assembly when the electrical portion of the ignition switch goes bad in a 1993 Honda Civic LX Auto Trans?
If the lock cylinder is faulty, the entire steering column lock assembly will have to be replaced. reference " Haynes Repair Manual" Read More
Multicellular organisms work like an assembly line, and if one part of a multicellular organism dies, it can be replaced, but if a part of a unicellular organism dies, the entire organism dies. The assembly line process is called specialization. Read More
Can the Motor Mount rubbers be replaced instead of replacing the entire mount on a 2001 Pontiac Grand AM?
no. the entire thing needs to be replaced Read More
If a 2001 Dodge Dakota truck has a hole in the condenser does the entire condenser need to be replaced or can the hole be bypassed?
Regardless if the hole can be repaired or bypassed, it is not a 'do it yourself' job. The proper assessment of the necessary repair method should be made 'hands on' by an a/c tech you trust. Read More
Yes, you can for tubeless tires because the valve stem attaches to the wheel. Auto shops do this frequently when changing a tire for a new one. Tires with tubes can be repaired if not damaged to severely. Otherwise the entire tube is replaced. Read More
1994 Cadillac STS 3rd brake light LED strip across the top of the trunk is semi-burned out Only 25 of the right side works Why and how do you repair it?
The entire assembly should be replaced. Read More
It must be replaced as an assembly with the entire steering knuckle. If you check ebay, there might be just the ball joint for sale, but it will need to be pressed into your old steering knuckle. Read More
You have to buy entire hub assembly. Easy to change and also wheel speed sensor gets replaced as well. (ABS or traction control light will go out) Read More
Your filter is likely a "non-serviceable" foam filter that is supposed to last for 150K miles. To replace it, the entire assembly must be replaced and I have heard rumors of pricing in the $250 range. Read More
Under the passenger side headlight assembly, you have to remove the entire assembly to get to it. Read More
It is attached to the fuel pump inside the gas tank, so you will need to remove the entire assembly. More than likely, the float has become waterlogged with gas and will need to be replaced. Read More
No, not by the average home mechanic. Bad compressor? Replace the entire unit. Read More
You cannot replace the mirror itself... the entire assembly is one piece. Their way of making sure you spend a bundle to replace it. I know. I've replaced both of mine. C. Story Read More
I'n most cases replacement is your only option but if you can find an alternator repair shop the Rectifier (diode) assembly can be replaced, if it has damaged the stator (copper windings) is not likely practical to repair.. Read More
If the speedometer is still working and the odometer isn't, then you have an internal failure in the speedometer head assembly. Everything is self contained and non-servicable. It can only be replaced as an entire assembly. There is a microproccessor(computer) in it that uses vehicle speed information provided by the vehicle's data network to operate both the speedo and the odo. If one of those two is operating but not both, then the speedo head… Read More
The trouble is probably in the fuel pump assembly, in the gas tank. The guage sending unit (foam on a stick) is part of the fuel pump assembly, which must be replaced as an entire unit. Search 'fuel pump replacement' on this site, I have a very detailed write-up from a couple years back. There are probably even better ones written since. You may want to check the electrical connector for corrosion (on top of… Read More
Why does your 1991 Chevy Cavalier make a buzzing sound from the front left when driving straight or turning left but not when turning right?
This buzzing indicates that the wheel bearings need to be replaced on your front left wheel. This can be fixed by changing the bearings themselves or replacing the entire wheel hub. Read More
The 2005 Cavalier could have a fuel leak. Have the entire fuel system checked, as a fuel leak can cause a dangerous fire. Read More
unfortunately Saturn went out on a limb to produce easy swappable parts in their cars. the clutch hydraulic system can not be bleed. it was intended on being replaced as an entire unit, filled with fluid and bleed at the factory. I've made many trips the salvage yards to obtain a entire assembly. Read More
The fuel pump is located in the gas tank. You have to remove the fuel tank from the vehicle. The fuel pump is attached to the fuel gauge float assembly. I am not certain on that particular year but some of the fuel pumps themselves can be removed and replaced and on others you have to replace the entire float/pump assembly. Read More
No-there is one belt tensioner for the entire engine belt assembly. The timing belt is a serpentine belt and if it is stretched out, it will need to be replaced. There is no way to adjust the timing belt once it is put on the vehicle. Read More
What is the part called that holds the entire front driver side wheel assembly on a 1999 dodge durango?
Hub and bearing assembly? Read More
When was the fuel pump last replaced, to save time, money, aggravation, check or have fuel pressure checked. These blazers need a high fuel pressure I believe at least 59psi. You must have entire fuel pump assembly replaced on these Blazers, can get one at auto zone for around $200.00 Read More
If the lock barrel turns, then it's in as far as it needs to go. Otherwise, if the lock barrel doesn't turn, then it's faulty and needs to be replaced. This can unfortunately, sometimes entail replacing the entire Steering Lock Assembly. Read More