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I have a 2016 explorer. I noticed weird noise coming from my brakes. I took off the front caliper and noticed something weird. I'm not sure if it's normal or not. I noticed the caliper had two pistons. I stepped on the brakes and noticed that only one piston came out forward while the other pistons stayed back. Is that normal for only one piston ...

I have replaced the headlights assembly and bulbs. Now the lights shine across each other, how do I correct this?

Hi, roughly about 3mts ago I replaced the starter on my 09 honda accord with an aftermarket starter. A while later my check engine light came on. I took my vehicle to Auto Zone and Oriely's the code was for crank shaft position sensor..replaced crankshaft with original part from Honda.. The check engine light remained on..the mechanic replaced spark plugs ...

I own a 2008 Chevy Tahoe. What is the button to push to bring the outside mirrors in?

Why am I burning alot of fuel?

I am burning fuel like crazy and I don't know why. I changed wirers and plugs, there is no gas smell, and I have a new fuel pump.

I have the abs light on . Changed the front left ”which was the cause“, but the light is still on. I’ve changed the tires today and found a strange piece broken next to the abs sensor. It does have a small battery and a chip. I want to know what is the name of that part. The car is 2010 Toyota Camry le And thanks


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