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Hi, this is not a question specific to the vehicle mentioned but it is more general, does the fuel consumption vary with revs? for example, if I was higher in the rev range in 2nd gear at 30mph but low in the rev range at 100mph would that mean I consume more fuel at 30 due to the higher revs or at 100?. Exclude the acceleration up to those speeds just ...

Hello I drive a 1998 Saturn and I took it in to a mechanic to have it checked out. I asked the technician what was wrong with the car and how much it would cost to have it fixed. I had been driving the car for five years and had replaced most of the parts already. He told me that the axel was broken and needed to be fixed. When asked how much it would ...

The light was on then i turned the gas cap. Then it went off. I took the car in for inspection and it only needed wiper blades. Had the car back a week! Got a half a tank of gas last night, now the light is back on??

I have a 2002 Subaru Legacy with 181,000 miles. The transmission is a rebuild, and the car is not accelerating. When the A/C is running, the car will stall while idling. It also blows air even when the fan is not actively on. The 'Check Engine' light is on and flashing. I want to get an idea of what I am looking at before I take it to a mechanic ...

What kind of oil filter to I get for a synthetic blend change.

What are the recommended Denso or Ngk spark plugs ? for Toyota Celica 2001 1.8..140km I am asking for specific parameters the ignition on the second third cylinder and characteristic cracking of the engine is a normal thing? Toyota Celica .Many thanks Michael

I'm a Certified Cisco Wireless LAN Support Specialist, I used to travel around 50 to 100 km on a daily basis for my job. I use a Honda CRV 2016 and it is running smoothly. But before 2 days I'm facing some irritating sound problems from my engine. I took to the service center and it works better but when I run 80km per hour that irritating sound ...


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