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Do I need to flush the power steering system hydraulics on my Honda Civic? My car has 70,000 and I've had no steering problems. During a routine oil change, the mechanic said it needed to be done. Also, he said I needed to clean and adjust the rear brakes....I had my brakes flushed in 2014. Is he just trying to make some $ off of me?!
My 2001 toyota celica gts had been overheating. I had a new radiator put on, the mechanic said that the water pump had been slowly leaking for about 2-3 yrs but did not need replaced yet. It was not the block, nor the gasket, nor the thermostat. I still have to add antifreeze every other day due to it leaks out from somewhere. I thought maybe it could be ...
I just bought a Honda Accord that has had a front collision the car is OK minus the front bumper and a head light missing. The car wont start and the airbags haven't or didn't go off. The engine seems to want to turn over but wont start. I was told there are( crash boxes ) that cause the engine to not want to start because of the crash .. is this true and ...
My 2002 Toyota Celica gt. (Automatic) recently started flashing the battery sensor. Over the weekend I drove the car on the highway fine then all of a sudden the car completely shuts off and had to be towed. I purchased a new battery the issue continues. I bought a refurbished alternator and it reads bad on the car but functioning on the advance auto ...
When I hit the brake pedal on my Ford Explorer the dash lights turn on and when I turn on the blinker my radio light blinks on and off with the dash lights. Wondering what can cause that? We did have a bunch of rain the other day wondering if maybe something that went or maybe the brake light switch is acting up.
Do you need to lube the front cross members and a arm bushing on the Nissan Pathfinder?
My Toyota Camry keeps putting. I don't know why.

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