Australia Car

Australian Car Repair Issues? Ask an Auto Mechanic for Answers ASAP

Ask an Expert,
Get an Answer ASAP!

Australia Car

I installed a snorkle in my 2011 d4d lux and now I notice

Customer Question
Hi I installed a snorkle...
Hi I installed a snorkle in my 2011 d4d hilux and now I notice that I am lacking power
Regards rob
Submitted: 1 year ago.Category: Australia Car
Show More
Show Less
Ask Your Own Australia Car Question
Answered in 10 hours by:
2/7/2016
AU Auto Mechanic: sprinkles08, ASE Certified Technician replied 1 year ago
sprinkles08
sprinkles08, ASE Certified Technician
Category: Australia Car
Satisfied Customers: 23,516
Experience: ASE Master and Advanced level certified. Factory trained with 17 years dealership experience
Verified

Hello and welcome to JustAnswer!

The lack of power may be due to something such as a sensor left unplugged or there may be an intake restriction now and the engine isn't able to ingest the air it needs. This may be due to installation error or the design of what you installed.

Are there any warning lights on and have you checked for fault codes?

Ask Your Own Australia Car Question
Customer reply replied 1 year ago
No warning lights or codes showing we had the old air filter at the same time as in stslling the snorkel
AU Auto Mechanic: sprinkles08, ASE Certified Technician replied 1 year ago

What was the brand and model/part number of what you installed?

Ask Your Own Australia Car Question
Customer reply replied 1 year ago
Mate it was hilux snorkel and a donaldson air filter i dont have the part numbers on me it is 3 am here in Queensland
AU Auto Mechanic: sprinkles08, ASE Certified Technician replied 1 year ago

Can you get me the part number so I can see what you're dealing with?

Ask Your Own Australia Car Question
Customer reply replied 1 year ago
Sorry i am 400 klm away from the car and wont get back till 4 pm today.
What if i pull the air filter out and drive it a short way and see if there is a deference in power at lest that will narrow it down .
AU Auto Mechanic: sprinkles08, ASE Certified Technician replied 1 year ago

I would recommend going back to the normal configuration and see if power returns.

Ask Your Own Australia Car Question
Customer reply replied 1 year ago
Sorry about this do you know what a snorkel is .
Can i please ask where yiu are thanks
AU Auto Mechanic: sprinkles08, ASE Certified Technician replied 1 year ago

I am in the US and yes, I know what a snorkel is.

Ask Your Own Australia Car Question
Customer reply replied 1 year ago
All good thanks
AU Auto Mechanic: sprinkles08, ASE Certified Technician replied 1 year ago

You're welcome.

Ask Your Own Australia Car Question
Ask sprinkles08 Your Own Question
sprinkles08
sprinkles08
sprinkles08, ASE Certified Technician
Category: Australia Car
Satisfied Customers: 23,516
23,516 Satisfied Customers
Experience: ASE Master and Advanced level certified. Factory trained with 17 years dealership experience

sprinkles08 is online now

A new question is answered every 9 seconds

How JustAnswer works:

  • Ask an ExpertExperts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional AnswerVia email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site. Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction GuaranteeRate the answer you receive.

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

I would (and have) recommend your site to others I was quite satisfied with the quality of the information received, the professional with whom I interacted, and the quick response time. Thanks, and be sure that I'll be back whenever I need a question answered in a hurry.

Stephanie PElm City, NC

used your service this weekend with "Trecers" help. thank you ,thank you, thank you. replaced an A/C fan motor. Local Auto Zone had part. $15.00 "tracer" fee and $40.00 for parts, I saved several hundreds of dollers at a shop. i will recommend you and use you in the future.

David L.Richmond, TX

9 dollars, 2 hours of my time, and I drove away. Your diagnosis was right on the mark. Thank you so much.

PhilMarysville, CA

Lurch. Thank you very much. I had real doubts about this website but your promptness of response, quick followup and to the point answer with picture was incredible.

CharlesWalnut Creek, CA

As a single woman, I really appreciate an excellent and affordable opinion.
Thank you Geordie, I will not hesitate to contact justanswer in the future!

SueCharleston, WV

Another great insight to what may be the problem. I will have my mechanic take a look at it tomorrow. Thanks again, Frank...you do indeed know your stuff.

JimCastleberry, FL

Wonderful service, prompt, efficient, and accurate. Couldn't have asked for more. I cannot thank you enough for your help.

Mary C.Freshfield, Liverpool, UK

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Curtis

Curtis

Australia Car Mechanic

1,612 satisfied customers

Qualified Automotive Mechanic, LPG & Airconditioning Diagnostic Technician.

Glenn Bradley

Glenn Bradley

Australian Car Mechanic

699 satisfied customers

Ex Transmission Shop Owner, Driveline Specialist, 30+ years in the Australian Automotive Industry

Scott B

Scott B

Australia Car Mechanic

478 satisfied customers

Qualified Automotive Mechanic, Service Manager & Proprietor 20+ years

Technopro

Technopro

Australia Car Mechanic

149 satisfied customers

20 years of experience in Automotive Repair Techniques and Diagnosis Expert.

Matt

Matt

Engineer

898 satisfied customers

Automotive Engineer for 20 years, BEng hons degree,

Mark

Mark

Mechanic

618 satisfied customers

29 Years as a Vehicle Mechanic in Australian Military

Mechanic Martyn

Mechanic Martyn

Australia Car Mechanic

324 satisfied customers

Advanced trade certificate in Automotive engineering

< Previous | Next >

Related Australia Car Questions
I have a nissan navara stx 2006 I just the original deck
I have a nissan navara stx 2006 I just the original deck back in and now there is no sound stumped to say the least.. … read more
Pete
Pete
Independent Auto Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
138 satisfied customers
Engine will start and not idle .h.j holden .gas /petrol
engine will start and not idle .h.j holden .gas /petrol fuel … read more
Matt
Matt
Engineer
Bachelor's Degree
898 satisfied customers
Nissan Safari Kings road 1997 Air con, only blows hot air,
Nissan Safari Kings road 1997 Air con, only blows hot air, doesn't cool any more … read more
Pete
Pete
Independent Auto Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
138 satisfied customers
It has a flat battery how do I connect the battery charger
It has a flat battery how do I connect the battery charger to it it's a2015 diesel Holden Captiva … read more
Gary
Gary
Senior Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade School
59 satisfied customers
On my Mazda 6 sedan (2011 GSX) I get a constant piercing
On my Mazda 6 sedan (2011 GSX) I get a constant piercing beep when I reverse which is annoying. The car has a towbar could that be affecting the reversing sensors or something else? … read more
Kevin
Kevin
workshop foreman /master tech/mot tester
0 satisfied customers
I have a BA 04 Fairmont Falcon. I blew a front hose, got 2
I have a BA 04 Fairmont Falcon. I blew a front hose, got 2 new front hoses and bled, pedal kept slowly going to floor, bled all 4. So got new master cylinder and bled brakes all over again. So took to… read more
Pete
Pete
Independent Auto Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
138 satisfied customers
My 2005 sonata won,t start. Everything works it just wont
yes everything works it just wont turn over it will start fine and be ok for a few days and ill stop for fuel and get back in the car and it wont start … read more
Chad Farhat
Chad Farhat
Owner
Associate Degree
4,433 satisfied customers
I have an intermittant fault showing on the dash. it is the
I have an intermittant fault showing on the dash. it is the ignition lock system and it is showing two long and four short flashes while I am driving. Car still starts as long as I don't leave the ign… read more
Pete
Pete
Independent Auto Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
138 satisfied customers
I have a 2014 land cruiser GX. Recently there has been an
Hi, I have a 2014 land cruiser GX. Recently there has been an intermittent 2 tone beep coming from the dash area. Last only for a second. Seems to be random, although was happening more often when dri… read more
Pete
Pete
Independent Auto Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
138 satisfied customers
It is a 1995 Soarer & I have an intermitant problem with the
It is a 1995 Soarer & I have an intermitant problem with the power assist on the brakes. On start up, when touching the brake pedal , the brake & ABS warnings will come on & there is no power assist. … read more
Matt
Matt
Engineer
Bachelor's Degree
898 satisfied customers
I have a 2014 Mitsubishi Outlander and have now had both
I have a 2014 Mitsubishi Outlander and have now had both rear wheel bearings fail over the last 12 months. Has only done 67,000 kms. Are there any known problems with these wheel bearings and/or 2014 … read more
Chris (aka - Moose)
Chris (aka - Moose)
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
108 satisfied customers
Trying to locate the central locking control system - I have
Trying to locate the central locking control system - I have purchased a new on with a rolling code so my neighbour's cars won't keep unlocking it … read more
Matt
Matt
Engineer
Bachelor's Degree
898 satisfied customers
Lost the power lead. Machine bought in 1982. It's just a
lost the power lead JA: I'll do all I can to help. How long have you been dealing with this? Customer: Machine bought in 1982 JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself? Customer: It's just a plug wit… read more
eurotec
eurotec
Vice President / Manager
Associate Degree
11 satisfied customers
Sometimes when I turn the key to start it doesn't, it's
Sometimes when I turn the key to start it doesn't, it's completely dead after a few turns it starts. Also when driving in auto it randomly kicks into manual, this happens all the time … read more
don
don
fleet superintendent
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
12 satisfied customers
BOSS 5.4L 260 Going into limp ode after the car reaches temp
BOSS 5.4L 260 Going into limp ode after the car reaches temp as the car is coming up to temp its fine the fans come on the temp goes down the fan goes off after this the revs start increasing and drop… read more
Gary
Gary
Senior Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade School
59 satisfied customers
I have a 2008 Subaru Tribeca. Recently I felt the need to
I have a 2008 Subaru Tribeca. Recently I felt the need to update the Navigation system so I bought a disc online from TomTom. It's the Australia 22 C1 Ver 11.0. I can't find where I have to insert the… read more
Gary
Gary
Senior Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade School
59 satisfied customers
Jeep grand cherokee 2015 wont hold 1st gear in low range
Jeep grand cherokee 2015 wont hold 1st gear in low range traveling down a steep hill. It continues to change up through the gears even whe i have selected 1st with the down paddle … read more
Brad
Brad
Technician at Dodge Dealership
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
12 satisfied customers
Rover75 model 2001 the chain belt noisy needs repair what I
rover75 model 2001 the chain belt noisy needs repair what I do ? as i bought the car very cheap & asking my local mechanic he said he can not touch the car for repair, please direct me what to do as m… read more
Pete
Pete
Independent Auto Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
138 satisfied customers
Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x