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My "change oil" light has not turned off since getting my oil changed by a friend. Did something go wrong? How can I get the light to turn off?
Hello, I am looking to buy a used car, I would like a station wagan. good gas milage is important as I drive for my job. Also I'd like to buy a car that is low maintance, and can still run good with lots of miles on it.. any info would be great. Thank you, Mary,
I want to replace my Toyota Camry's engine with a new, bigger one. What is the largest size replacement motor that will fit? I'd love to supercharge it and make it a loud and mean racer!
car cuts off when idling, have replaced fuel pump and filter, when car cuts off I usually have to wait 10 min. before it will start again, usually have to drive with one foot on the brake and one on the gas,now "cruise control not available" light comes on. Have cleaned throttle body and changed spark plugs as well. Took it to firestone, they said lower ...
I just purchased a used 05 Nissan Xterra, V6. I'd like to put the best oil filter and oil in the vehicle when I get my oil changed. I'm confused about what brand filter and which oil to use. What's your advise? Thanks
I have a envoy slr. When I reverse there is a squealing coming from the rear. It only happens when the vehicle is cold.
I started smelling a strong chemical odor in my car. Took it to my mechanic and he said that the air conditioning evaporator was leaking and needed to be replaced. They disconnected so that it wouldn't come into the car. Cost estimate to replace is $900 because they have to remove the inside dash. Is that correct? Have been driving without ac but I live in ...

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