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What would cause the computer to go bad? My husband was driving the vehicle and it started running rough while stopped at a red light. A loud noise was followed by the vehicle shutting off. He was not able to restart it. We had it towed to a local shop who said something shorted out and damaged the computer, requiring replacement. I have never heard this ...
When should the timing belt, serpentine belt, cooling fluid, transmission fluid and break fluids be changed?
I was driving on a gravel road and my ESC light had come on and didnt turn off for about an hour and i was wondering what this light mean. My car is a 1987 GTR celica
car starts, runs about 6 minutes, check engine light comes on and engine dies. cranks, but won't start for about 30 minutes. just changed coolant temp sensor, still doing same thing. Could it possibly be the Catalytic converter or the ECM?
Ive had a diagmostic check its fine . Ive had an oil change and every thing your supose to do to the engine to keep it running good but still my check engine light is on. Ive hear that saturns are known for the check engine lights coming on and staying on for no reason. Is this true?
my check engine light is on. i did a diagnostic check on it and nothing was wrong with. can you tell me why.
My GMC Acadia vibrates while accelerating, and while coasting there is no vibration. What could be wrong?

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