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Hi, my eclipse 08 13k miles - service display/warning came on, my husband did the tuneups and disconnect the battery terminal and the service warning still comes on. what should I do next?
My car has recently been showing a battery sign lit up and will die when I slow down or stop at a stop sign. I can easily restart it again and go on my way though. What is happening? Thanks
This may not be the right place on the site to ask this question, but here it goes . . . My friend is thinking about starting a car repair business that will be geared toward women. I am researching whether this will be a viable option for her and what she needs to do to get started. Do you have any suggestions on model business plans or on any other ...
I need to replace the front driver side window of a 97 mercury sable. Will a window from a 2001 sable fit?
Lexus IS 300 2001. My vehicle overheated and warped the cylinder head without blowing the gasket. The head was replaced and everything reassembled, but now there is a slight knocking noise and a rough idle what could cause this? Do you think the timing is off?
My car has been making a loud screeching sound when I start it in the morning, especially when the heat is on full-blast (I live in a cold, snowy area). Now, it also sounds like I might be dragging something. Someone told me it might be a problem with a belt. Since I have spent a lot on repairs recently, I am wondering if this is expensive to fix or not? ...
1995 Dodge Caravan surges when you go over 50 miles per hour as if not getting enough power. Reduce speed back to 50mph and it drives fine. Cranks fine, drives smooth until you go over 50 mph I am perplexed

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