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How would it cause to replace my spark plugs and wires?
Yesterday, I made a sharp turn into a parking spot. Immediately smelled a strong odor like wire burning, kids said it smelled like a sharpie pen. When I backed up to drive away, the low gas light was flashing (I have full tank of gas), gas needle was down to empty.I took a chance and drove home (about 10 miles). Any ideas? I am wondering if it is safe to ...
My husband changed the oil pan gasket on our car. he put everything back on, filled with oil and when he started it up it makes this loud thumping noise from the engine. has he missed something?
My car needs a quart of oil just before the next oil change. Mechanics cannot find evidence of a leak. I use 5W30 weight oil. Would 10W30 help?
What would cause a high squealing noise just when my car is backing up?
Owner of a 2007 Jeep Liberty who is having like millions of other Liberty owners problems with the window regulators and Chryslers inability to assist the drivers who have purchased their vehicles. The average cost to repair is anywhere between $300 - $500 per window if not under the original manufacture warranty. Is anyone out there listening who can ...
Hi Patty my car is smoking from the back of the engine block. What could it be? I have 261,000 miles and have had the valve cover gasket replaced twice within the 10 years I have had the car.

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