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This 2013 Dodge Dart Areo has the engine light on. A body shop just checked and two codes came back. He said that the car needs to be seen by the dealership. I have never really dealt with car dealerships before. And oddly enough, I am finding myself to be a bit worried that I am going to be timid and/or get off "on the wrong foot" with the dealership. I ...
Hello! I was excited to find your service listed on Angie's list. As a single mom, living on a teacher's salary, I'm always concerned about finding honest car repeat services. I have used (My mechanic, name removed) for years, and they usually seemed very fair until I needed to have my catalytic converter replaced. They quoted me $2000 while I was able to ...
Although I have sufficient transmission fluid in my 2009 Toyota Camry, I inadvertently put some windshield washer fluid into the same hole where the transmission fluid belongs. Will this affect the running of my vehicle?
I just bought a 2000 Nissan Xterra and it runs great however, when i put it into D, it take a few section to take off, but if i put it into 2, it engage right away. While in motion, it runs great and shift smoothly. Is my transmission about to go out or is there a module that i can replaced. Thank you for your time.
Had coolant leak... Car not over heating but on way then coolant started leaking... Took it in changed coolant, radiator fans, water pump, timing belt AND thermostat.... B4 coolant leak, the heater would work good for A day, 50% most the time or just not work. Took car in.. Had work done, heater worked great for the first day then went back to ...
My 2000 Mitsubishi Galant only has heat when it's not moving forward. If the car is stopped it gets hot. What is going on?
Need to know what to set the timing chain on the cam of a 2005 Hyundai Tucson? I found info on the belt but can't find anything on the chain.

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