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There are two bars 22 inches long that came off of my highlander..they're flat at each end. I think they came off the rear. The Highlander is still driveable...

I have a 94 toyota celica st. Today I was driving and my windshield wipers came on automatic (the switch was in the off position) and they kept going. Then they eventually turned off after a mile or so. What can cause this to happen?

What size Allen wrench or type of tool do i need to remove the cap to be able to change my tire? There isn't one in my car and i have a flat tire and need to change it

What is the brightest headlight bulb for a 2012 Chevy Equinox LS? I need to see better at night.

I would like advice on what tools I should buy starting out? I have a mechanic that I trust but I would like to be able to do some basic things myself. The first modification that I want to install myself is a strut tower brace. I purchased a torque wrench and am going to buy a 15mm socket required for the job but need help in knowing what tools I should ...

I've heard that the American Tire Manufacturers Association, recommending that new tires always be placed on the rear wheels of a car, even a front wheel drive Minivan with ABS, is indemnifying drivers for front end skidding accidents that their recommendations precipitated immediately after the tire install over the customers objections. Is this true? I ...

Tire pressure on the tires


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