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My son drives a 1999 Dodge Stratus and I just got it fixed. He needed a new fuel pump. The repair shop fixed it, but now, two weeks later, he called and said his car started smoking and his check engine light came on. Could this be a problem related to the fuel pump fix, or does this sound like something different. Please help!
About my Honda Accord. The dash lights , low running lights, radio in not working the fuse in under the hood blows when I put it in for the lights too work.
The dash brake light in our kids' car a dodge stratus was on, but brakes seemed to be OK. I checked the fluid level, and it was low. I bought new DOT 3 fluid and filled to full line. Took the car out of the driveway to check and brakes went to floor! Now what?
Today I was driving on a multiple lane city highway when the car in the next lane hit a large piece of metal and threw it into my path. My Accord ran over it and carried it underneath before freeing itself and going into another lane of traffic. After that I watched the temperature gauge and it began to go hot. I pulled over as soon as it was safe and ...
My son hit the lock button on my Honda Accord today and when I went back out to get in my key turns but not enough to unlock my door what do I do?
I have a 2013 Chevy Malibu. How often should I replace the brakes?
I got my oil changed on my Toyota Camry as usual about 750 miles ago---last week at about the 95000 mileage mark the maintenance required light came on---what should I do?


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