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Temp guage starts to climb quite a bit when the car is idling in traffic for 4-5 mins. when i take off, the guage goeas back down to almost normal. Both fans are running and the coolant overflow bottle is full. Had a new radiator put in 2 years ago, just changed the oil and it is good.
runs fine when car is moving, but guage climbs when idiling too long
I am thinking of buying this make and model vehicle. Are there any notable issues I should know about this car before buying it?
I am trying to replace the starter, which should be a relatively easy fix. The upper mounting bolt for the starter was gone and is the reason why the casing on the starter broke around the other mounting bolt. I bought another bolt for the hole, but the problem is there is no way to get your hand or a wrench in that little space to put that second, upper ...
I need a fuel pump for my 2005 Mercury Marquis.. What should I expect to pay for parts and labor?
I have a Chevy Tahoe that has 170,000 miles. It is time to get the transmission flushed. The garage that did it last time (almost 80,000 miles ago) is no longer in business. I have my tire rotations and oil changes done at a local Firestone, but they will not do a flush on a transmission with over 100,000 miles. They say they son't do cars with over 100K ...
My Suzuki XL-7 vacuum hose has detached from the transmission. I don't see where to reattach it, where should I look?
The coolant light in my 2001 Saturn SL1 came on. I was advised to replace the water pump and temperature gauge. I did and the light went off. A short time later, the light came back. Diagnostics did not point to other causes for the light so it was suggested that it was a fuse. It has been a year since I replaced the water pump and temperature gauge. No ...