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I have a 87 Corolla FWD 8V carbureated. I was replacing spark plugs and tried to index them. They were maybe fitted too loose. The engine was running rough at idle and moving, made this puff , puff, sound like a model T. Car is shaking in high gears like 4th and 5th because the engine in general is running rough and low on power. . Even I re- tightened ...
I can't seem to find reasonably priced Eagle brand tires for my car locally. What do you recommend?
I have a 2002 Honda Accord Ex, 2.3 liter engine. I have 190,000 on the transmission but never change or had the transmission flushed as of yet. I am not sure if i should just do a drain and refill or a complete transmission flush. What you do you recommend i do?
My oil light is on, however, my car runs just fine, no loss of power, and the level is fine. And when I take off the filler cap, nothing sprays out. Is this normal? And what could cause the oil light to be on?
If I use synthetic oil how often should I expect to change the oil. The dealer is telling me every 3,000 miles, friends with similar vehicles say that is much too often, who is correct?
I hit a curb a few months back. I had the tire replaced but thought I would receive advise if any further repairs were needed by the tire company but didn't receive any so I thought all was well. For the past 2 months my steering wheel has been shaking and before I go in for the repair I would like to have an idea of what is wrong and what a reasonable fee ...
My 2006 Ford Escort heater is stuck on the floor setting and defrost. The knob for heater stripped and is lying on floor. I've pulled HVAC control out found the cable mechanism binding. I've removed the cable selector from side of hVAC box and cannot get the blend door to move. Any suggestions on how to repair this?

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