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When i am in traffic or at idle the car’s rpm bounces and the car stutters and sometimes it stops and i noticed that the temperature gauge also goes up and down with rpm. And sometimes after an acceleration the car runs smooth and start doing all that again And there is also lack of power. And when the car’s rpm is bouncing the airco lowers ...

I got into a accident in October 2017 and i didn't have insurance. My car was hit driver side and needed a lot of repair. I started getting work done to the car in 2018 after i got some insurance i didn't file a claim but the last thing i need repaired is the airbag. I have a recall for my car 2010 mustang but if it needs to be reprogrammed the ...

Every time I fill up gas. My car is hard to start. Have to try many times

Check engine light is on. Took to replace gas cap and 55 miles later MIL came back on. Was told a smoke test is the thing to do. p0456. small evap leak. 1) what is an appropriate cost for smoke test? 2) Is it hard to find a small evap leak using a smoke test? 3 Is there an alternative to a smoke test?

How long would it take to change out an engine and transmission on a 2000 Toyota Celica GTS

Hey, I got a deal for 2004 Oldsmobile Alero (160000 miles). Is it a good thing to get this car? I thought it will cost extra for repairs, maintenance, and long-distance drives may not be possible. I am looking for expert advice, so I can move forward with the deal. Thanks Mary

Had the tire sensor replaced but the light still on for 3 days they told me needed to take it to dealership to reset it?


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