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They replaced the alternator and battery, but the battery light sensor is still on. It will not turn off. 

I just blew a tire and can't replace for about a week (waiting for set to be delivered). I want to know if I can put a regular tire and same size non run flat rim on the car and safely drive it?

The battery,brake and airbag lights come on,intermediate wipers,blinker's and bright lights don't work,I have replaced the battery,please help me.
The battery,brake and airbag lights come on,intermediate wipers,blinker's and bright lights don't work,I have replaced the battery,please help me
The battery,brake and airbag lights come on,intermediate wipers,blinker's and bright lights don't work,I have replaced the battery,please help me

Hello, my name is Teresa Ley. I'm aspiring to be a female mechanic. More specifically motorcycle mechanics and fabrication. I've been working as the only female AAA field Technician in LA and OC for the last 13 months until my job was unexpectedly ripped away from me with no reason provided! I loved my job with a burning passion and instead of ...

Last autumn, my neigtbor have put kind of grease, vaseline like, to my battery poles and attaches, saying that it would prevent corrosion (scude my english, I'm fench). Now, when I charge my battery (9.02 VDC) for 15 minutes, it start but do not hold its charge? Is this grease did not made a proper contact and whith time have deplete the power of my ...


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