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A friend of mine tells me that the engine does not have to be running for the heat to work in the vehicle. I have tried to tell him that it does have to have the engine running in order for the heat to work. Correct me if I am wrong. Or tell me that I am right so I can show my friend that I am correct.

Hello, I am from Kitchener Ontario, Canada and i have an F150 2018 V8 engine that had an oil consumption problem and now coolant consumption as well after Kitchener Ford replaced the engine. I need a technical advice for a weird noise coming from the engine while accelerating between 40-80 Km/h, i managed to place my phone in the engine compartment and ...

I'm looking at buying a used Toyota RAV4 or Honda CRV, 2.4L I4 engine. Probably 2016 or 2017, 2018. The last 2 brand new vehicles I bought were lemons. Ford Escape, major transmission issues and then Chevy Equinox, excessive oil consumption and now needs new engine. I just want a reliable SUV without major issues. Can you give me some advice?

How much antifreeze does a 2004 Chrysler Sebring take.

Truck hums like speaker hum whem connected wrong didnt do no work just brakes

My power steering went out and now my dash lights either stay on r dont work. What happened. Where do put water in for weindseild wiper front and back

My power steering went completely out. In my gas gauge n h/c gauge etc quit working and the service and check engine light stays on ad does the air bag light


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