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Your advice in Woman*s Day magazine to have the coolant changed every other year - is incorrect. According to my GM service dept - coolant is good until 100,000 miles on GM products - not recommended to change it until then.
I have a 2004 dodge ram 1500 with a power steering leak. Does the line from the power steering pump to the rack have o-rings or clips?
1998 Buick park ave., what is that noisy thing under dash that runs with heater and ac?
What does it mean when the computer says, P0300, misfire cylinders? Is there air suspension, that keeps the car level, on uneven ground, such as an incline?
NO PROBLEMS - LOVE THIS VEHICLE!Just want some advice: Original owner, *98 4Runner, 4WD, 4 cylinder, 111,000 miles, Very clean, serviced regularly at dealer for first 10 years, now looking elsewhere (felt I was getting ripped off at dealer - too expensive, and charging for things I didn*t think I needed) - still have original clutch, original brakes. New ...
Today while driving down the road, my 99 4 runner made a strange noise and then began to smell and put off a smoke or steam..not sure. Obviously I pulled over and turned off the vehicle. There was fluid leaking from underneath. When starting back up...it made a very noticeable noise while running..maybe knocking like. Any ideas on what this could be?
My 1995 BMW car comes up with EML lights with other lights like ABS. Can you please tell me what might be the reason. And how much it may cost me to get it fixed.

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