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I was driving my car and turned on the heater. It worked for a minute made a weird sound and then just turned off. I ended up taking the blower motor off and found a bunch of stuff a rat had made his home with was in there. I put in a new blower motor but it doesnt turn on. I did test the motor and it turns but not when it hooked up in the car. Any help ...

I need to replace the antenna insulator ( Bezel). I have the part but need to know how to remove old part

I took my Honda CRV EX-L into the Honda dealership 2 miles from my home for it regular oil change and they gave me a list of recommended repairs. One is a new Drive Belt, Engine Coolant, and Water Pump and the cost would be $710. My car is running great! I get lots of complements and even an offer to buy it when I was at the self service car wash last ...

Where is fuel pump located at?

I bought this vehicle last year. It was very well taken care of and I want to keep it that way. At a recent inspection, I was told that I needed the front and rear differential fluid changed and the automatic transmission fluid flushed. I set about to compare prices and actually found that the dealer had the best price for the transmission fluid flush ...

A friend of mine tells me that the engine does not have to be running for the heat to work in the vehicle. I have tried to tell him that it does have to have the engine running in order for the heat to work. Correct me if I am wrong. Or tell me that I am right so I can show my friend that I am correct.

Hello, I am from Kitchener Ontario, Canada and i have an F150 2018 V8 engine that had an oil consumption problem and now coolant consumption as well after Kitchener Ford replaced the engine. I need a technical advice for a weird noise coming from the engine while accelerating between 40-80 Km/h, i managed to place my phone in the engine compartment and ...


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