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My Jeep Patriot squeaks like an old mattress when I drive over a bump. I've recently put new shocks/break pads to the back & had trunk hinges replaced but the noise has yet to cease!!! What could it possibly be? I've read on jeeppatriotforum.com that other people had the same issue & said it was there emergency break cable.. Idk what to do
I recently purchased a 1992 Dodge Dakota. It has 19,800 miles on the odometer and is a 5.2 V8 automatic. When I drive the Dakota, the engine randomly dies on me. There is not sputtering, coughing or anything to indicate an issue. The tachometer just flatlined to zero and it turned off. When the engine is on it runs really strong, no hesitations or lack of ...
MY JAGUAR READS GEAR BOX FUALT ON DASH BROAD.AND RPM DOES NOT EXCED 4000 WHEN ACCELARETING.WHAT COULD BE THE PROBLEM?
I was jumping the battery but got the cables mixed up and connected the positive to the negative and the negative to the positive. Some sparks flew. Now the car is dead. Is the electrical system totally destroyed? Is it just that I fried the battery? Or were some fuses just blown?
Oil is in the water overflow bottle but there is no water in the engine oil.Seems as though there is water in the transmission though.Has been like this for three months....van works fine but I have to add like 1 Quart of water every week.
Engine Light on a Ford Focus 2003....Code P 2008.Car works fine though.
When it rains and when I go to the car wash, there is a strange odour in the cab. Smells like urin. How can I find where it's coming from, or maybe there is a leak? Thanks Moon

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