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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?
I would like to replace my front rotors and pads on my 2002 Chevrolet Malibu. With so many choices out there I'm confused. Could you recommend which rotors and pads to buy that would be better than stock but not break the bank
Hi. I own a 2002 Toyota Celica. She has been my baby for 5 years, but because I've had 2 children and money is tight I haven't kept up on things. She didn't pass smog and the attendant there at the smog station said it was the catalytic converter. I live in California the state of Fines and over-regulation! California I hear has to have "special", much less ...
I have a 08 BMW 535i (N54) with about 68k miles on it. Always used top tier gas on it. Recently I started getting some rough idling and shuddering at idle after I switched to Costco gas about 5 months ago (otherwise always used Shell/Chevron etc). I understand now that my car may be due for a Fuel Induction Cleaning Service. I see there are 2 good types of ...


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