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I am trying to replace my engine air filter on my 2009 Subaru B9 Tribeca. According to the car manual the first step is "unplug the connector that is attached to the top of the air cleaner case." No brainer. The picture implies that you just pull on it and it comes apart. Well, I've been pulling and tucking on it and it just isn't getting unplugged. Is it ...
My 2005 GMC Canyon Check engine light code indicates faulty O2 sensor upstream. New Delco replacements installed and CPU reset several times. Fine for a short time then code generated. After a few cycles, the check light will go off but will return after a few short cycles. Always occurs at slow speed to set code. NO or not perceptible drop in ...
What oil does a 2013 Chrysler 200 use, synblend or conventional?
What would cause my 2000 Lincoln Navigator to shut off when I come from drive to reverse, unless I accelerate immediately? The Lincoln Navigator is a 5.4l engine.
My Chevrolet Astro has a rattle that I can feel in my steering wheel. My steering does not seem to be effected. The rattle/rumble seems to come from under the hood but nothing seems to be loose. I use my truck off road everyday. Is this something I should be worried about?
I am having a problem my 2008 Pontiac 2000's engine. When I am driving the car tends to give me an error stating "Reduced engine power" and then a minute later "Traction control off", "Service Traction control system." When the errors pop up nothing actually happens right away. If I continue to drive it will take about fifteen minutes before the engine ...
I have a 2009 Volkswagen Eos with all the lights turned on but the engine won't start?

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