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Hello, I just bought a 2005 Hyundai Elantra two days ago from a private owner. While driving it my first few times I started hearing a squealing/screeching noise coming from the hood every time I drive it (hard to hear from inside the car, easy to hear if outside). It continues, but changes noises when I brake. I got an oil change yesterday and they ...
I started this night job were I have to use my edge for 8 hours while i'm on the job.the past 2 weekends I had to have my edge jumped because the battery went dead 6 hours into my shift,now last night at work about 6 hours into my shift when I started up my edge so the battery will not go dead all of a sudden my Check Engine light came on and since then ...
My 2013 Nissan Pathfinder was purchase Mid January of 2013 with 8 miles. I currently have about 8,300 miles. My airconditioner unit sometimes blows air but it is not very cold. Other times, the air is very cold. Unfortunately, it has been difficult getting the car to blow non-cold air when I took it in to the dealer. Can you suggest the best ...
My sisters 1998 Hond Accord is overheating. recently the radiator exploded. the radiator was replaced and its still overheating can you help and recommend a good repair mechanic in the NYC area preferably Queens, NY
I have a 2005 Kia Spectra 5. I recently had my catalytic converter replaced and the fill switch near the gas tank replaced because check engine light was on and the car wouldn't take gas. I have replaced the gas cap with 3 factory caps and continue to have the gas issue and check engine light coming on. No reading is coming off the engine light and they ...
My 2013 Ford Fusion Hybrid with less than 6800 miles: "the vehicle's automatic transmission has a leak; leaking from case". There always seem to be a problem with this car not to mention the horrible service provided by Ford dealerships. What is the track record for this vehicle as far as repairs?
I'd like to save money by learning to change the oil in my car by myself. We live in the Google age but I wanted some detailed and female friendly step by step advice on how to change the oil. I know that I need a 5 quart jug of oil and new oil filter. I just need to know how to get rid of the old oil and filter to replace it with the new one! If anyone can ...

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