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I have a 1999 toyota camry 2.2. Lost my keys but found white plastic key in owners manual. The top of the plastic key appears to have something metal in it. Is this a transponder jus needs placed in new cut key.

My 2014 Dodge Avenger has stalled on side of road . The electronic throttle control and Electrical Stability Control light is flashing and vehicle shaking when car is running. Any help with this ???

2004 Jaguar S-Type 3.0 6Cyl. Base Model. RWD What side of Engine is Bank 1 ? Thank you.

My check engine light is on solid but the car runs fine gas cap is tight why is it on

2 years ago, the front left, drivers side ball joint broke, I had to have the SUV towed and had the left ball joint repaired and also had the right ball joint also replaced. Exactly 2 years later, vehicle has been driven approx 20,000 miles. Now the left ball joint has broken again and had to be towed back to the garage for repair. Is this typical for ...

Yeah I traded cars with my daughter and she said she got all the maintenance work on it and I think she said there's a hose problem but she but she said the other day when she was driving it just shut off and slowly by itself and then once you pull it over it starts up again after you wait about 10 minutes what is that?

Hello! I'm excited about this site. My Honda Accord EX 2003 (v6) got caught in a freshwater flood about 6 months ago. My car has been idle since. The water line was above the seats, & the car was on a decline, so the whole front end was underwater. I did crank the engine while under. The oil dipstick looks good, though. The battery was working ...


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