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For the last couple of weeks, every time I stop at a stop light or stop sign, my Chevy Trailblazer idles very rough. It feels like it's going to stall (does the little shudder thing that cars do right before they stall), but it hasn't ever stalled, yet. I was hoping it was bad gas, so I let the gas run down and filled it up with premium and put in some ...
My beautiful black interior of my VW Jetta is something like leather (sort of synthetic I think). I use a sunscreen that has gotten on the steering wheel and other areas of the interior and a few places on the pretty silver exterior. It's the white residue from the sunblock filters zinc oxide and titanium dioxide. The manufacturer is Banana Boat. How ...
I just bought a Suzuki Reno and not even a week later problems started occurring. As it turns out they had the wrong spark plugs and wires in there causing severe misfires and a check engine light with multiple codes. It took so long for them to address the issue that i finally had to get it fixed, and the warranty they sold me for 1380 that covered none of ...
I have a 2000 Buick Century with about 150,000 miles on it. It has been relatively trouble free. Recently, the "low coolant" light began to come on. I took the car into a garage where I was told there was oil in the coolant and the sensor had been compromised. The cooling system was flushed and cleaned and a new sensor installed. The "low coolant" ...
The gauges on the dashboard of my Ford Windstar fluctuate. If I bang on panel sometimes they move and reset themselves, then they will jump around all by themselves. What is going on and how can I fix it?
I have an 2003 Dodge Neon. I have replaced the thermostat, radiator cap, and flushed out the radiator. It's fine when I just drive it around town, but if i go a long distance it overheats. I can turn on my heater and the temperature gauge drops back down. It really only does it on really hot days. How do I fix this?
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