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When my car is still the brakes work fine there’s resistance and everything, but when car is in motion and I try to stop my brakes go straight to the floor with zero resistance and I have to use emergency brakes to stop.

Is there a video on how to change the running light on a 2009 Avalanche. having difficulty getting into the right side

How long should I wait to change synthetic oil

Actually it pertains to two categories. Suspensions and tires How do I know when it’s time to get my suspensions checked and when to get new tires.

Trouble codes: P0500, P0700, P0963, P0967. My vehicle has driveability issues. There are no noticeable smells or strange noises. When it's engaged in reverse it drives fine. When I shift to drive it accelerates slowly. If I keep accelerating the vehicle can exceed speeds of 50mph. In any gear the transmission is engaged(D, R, I, 2) the engine RPMs ...

Recently just changed water pump on my bug and cranks but won’t turn on at all

What will happen if you accidentally put 5w30 in the car instead of 5w20


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