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Had a stereo system installed. While driving down the road my friend popped off the stereo face plate my car just went dead. No lights nothing. After putting the face plate back on after a few tries my car started. But now the car just randomly dies . Could it have something to do with the after market stereo system messing up the security system.

My wife often idles our 2014 Outback (boxer engine) on our mildly uphill driveway for up to an hour sometimes when the baby has fallen asleep in the car seat. With the oil pan at that angle do I need to be concerned that the oil pump has access to enough oil with the car in that position.

I lost the only key I had so I took my ignition switch off and I don't have any money to buy a new one can I start it up the way it is?

I misplaced my key and never found it and I removed the cylinder and plastic also unplugged the wires I don't have the cash to buy one and I need my car for work how can I start it the way it is? Please help me.

JUST CHANGE THE THERMALOSTAT IN MY 2005 NISSIAN MURANO AND NOW HEAR A THUMBING SOUND

Light came on with a wrench and engine together on my 2007 Suzuki xl7 don't know what it means and have no idea and no book

i am looking for the Blink car care products. Do you have any information on where to purchase? BLINK: Tossers, Totes, Lifters, Wipes Thank You Patricia


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