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Hello patty and crew. I have an automotive question for you regarding my 1993 Geo Prizon. For some strange reason it keeps overheating. I know this can be tricky to diagnose but I'll try to give you the symptoms logically. When I turn on the ignition key and within two or three minutes I see and smell steam coming from around the radiator cap. The main ...
While I am driving my 09 Honda Accord the hood moves when I reach 60 mph. The hood is closed and latched. I just don't want to go any faster bc I am afraid the hood might unlatch. Help. Of coarse I called the dealership and they want me to come up there to look at it but won't tell me a price.
I have a 2012 Dodge Avenger and just recently the gas cap light came on where it shows my mileage, then I had my father take the negative end of my battery to reset it and it was good for two days, now it's back on and my check engine light is on. Ideas?
Where's the starter at on the 2001 Saturn S-Series?
I'm looking to buy a 1999 Mazda Protege, it has 123k miles. I'm interested to know if I'm making a good decision to purchase this car. I want a reliable car that I can use for the next 10 years. I've red that the transmission isn't the best. Please help! I'm looking at it later but I need to know if I do purchase, I won't regret it. Thanks!
I just bought a 2012 Buick Enclave with 81,000 miles on it. What I am asking is can I safely change to a 5W30 Synthetic blend oil from Vavoline 5W30 regular blend oil. I am concerned about the mileage. Can I switch safely?
Hello, its been about two weeks now and for the first time my check engine light came on. I got an oil change soon after the light came on and nothing happened. Not sure if that was supposed to help or not anyway. I went to a local part store and had them use their device to check what the problem may be and they said that it was the "evaporative emission ...

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