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Had water pump replaced. since then has had a hard start. Now will not turn over. One mechanic said check selalnoid? Has 150,00 miles. Is it worth putting any more money in this vehicle?
Do the front and rear drive shaft u-joints need to be lubricated on a 2012 Kia Sportage LX front wheel drive, or are they sealed?
My truck is a standard 6 speed. The check engine light has been going on and off for a couple of months now and when it does the pickup jerks really bad. It doesn't do it all the time and when I take it to be looked at, it usually stops. It only does it when I am driving on the highway, alone!! What should I do?
I need to replace a heater core and the timing belt on my 1999 kia sportage, they are tellin me it will cost 3400 dollars is that correct????
My daughter is taking her 2005 Toyota Camry to college in the north. The car has always been in TN. Would you recommend having it undercoated to protect against winter salt put on northern roads? Or is this done in the factory at production? Thank you.
I need a new oil dipstick, what size do I need in my car?
Hello all, Every time I turn on my A/C there is a loud clicking noise. The noise does not occur when the A/C, however. When it's idling, the clicking is constant and it increases the RPM's. When I'm driving, the clicking comes and goes in 3 or 4 second intervals and still increases the RPM's, making the car lurch forward at stop signs, etc. The ...

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