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Hello, I lost my honda odissey EX-L RES 2012 150.000 Km in a car accident and i had bought it back in 2015, paid for 4 years and still have 2 years left to pay to the bank. My insurance will give me perhaps 10,000$ at most, not sure yet, they are still investigating, which i will use to pay remaining loan. Me and my 3 kids (all under 8 years old) have to ...

My engine has a knocking sound when i press gas, when i speed up the sound goes away. I took my car to a mechanic he placed it on the computer but didn't see anything. He added Lucas oil stabilizer to my oil to see what would happen but the noise is still there.My engine light is on my dashboard as well. What can that be?

In the last 2 months our car has been in the repair shop 4 times. Problems from serpentine breaking, problems with the power steering and now we need a new radiator. Is this normal and what is a good aftermarket radiator. Thank you for your time. Rosemary

Pump kicks off repeatley trying to fill with gas

Im just wondering if cvs from a 97 Subaru Forester would fit a 96 Subaru Impreza

Where is the fuel filter located

Was driving when I came to a stop and put car in reverse. Upon putting car in reverse, I heard sounds like popping that shake the entire car. I feel the vibrations and sputtering under the car and even under the middle gear shift. Car has lost power steering and will not move in reverse or drive. When I turn car off and back on it sounds fine in park. ...


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