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I would like to know how to reset the change your oil message that I keep getting on my 2008 Suzuki XL-7. It says that my oil is at 5% and the message comes on every time I start my car, even though I have plenty of oil
The Malfunction light just came on in my 2003 Volkswagen Jetta this morning, and I was wondering if I should be worried. I won't be able to take it to the mechanic until this weekend. Can I still drive it? I usually drive 20 miles each day to work.
What tool is required to loosen the bottom alternator bolt on my 2003 Suzuki XL-7?
My friend has a 2011 Nissan Altima that he lost the key to, and it still starts without the key. how is that possible? We searched the car and still didnt find the key.
Hello, my one and only vehicle that is depended upon daily in my family (a 1998 Honda Odyssey) has been making terrible noises from the exhaust system. Took it into local muffler shop and have been given the news that the entire exhaust system needs to be replaced to the tune of $750. They said they could fix 2 parts first ($400) & the final part ...
Just had my 100,000 mile tune up at 107,000 miles on my 2006 Honda CR-V with a new mechanic (and was not having any previous problems) and the next day my car over heated. They replaced the thermostat, initially thought that did not do the job, so they kept the car over the weekend and did 'diagnostics' on Monday thinking it might be the water pump/hose. ...
Only my drivers side window will work in my 2012 Mitsubishi Galant, could this be a fuse issue?

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