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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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