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My ABS warning light comes on then car starts shutting down while driving. but turn off car and then restart and its driving okay for awhile than does it again.Is it the electrical or alternator or battery.
My 77 yr old mothers 1988 buick lesabre is not in a garage this winter. What should she do to insure it starts for her? She does not go out on a daily basis. Usually once a week. Thanks
White car, lots of glare through windshield even while wearing polarized sunglasses. Any advise re: auto window tinting greatly appreciated.
My car overheated but the inside gauges were normal and the radiator was cool. Smoke was coming from the middle of the engine and finally, it would no longer turn-over. What could be the problem?
I have a Lexus RX300 which used to be warm and toasty inside. Now, all of a sudden, I have little heat on the drivers side and no heat on the passenger side. The blower still blows strong and the AC works fine. I was told I needed to replace the heater core which will cost about $1000.00. I did some asking around and I was told that in my car, a flush ...
Hi,I was in a car accident with my 2003 camry on thanksgiving.Tried to avoid hitting the driver ahead of me when he suddenly stopped on the freeway, and instead lost control and hit another car.I have not been told yet if the car will be totaled, but with both air bags out and the front badly damaged, I think that it will be.I just wanted to know the kind ...
Which mini-van is the best deal (consider all in great condition with clean carfaxes): 2000 Toyota Sienna XLE 4dr 58,225mi $7,500, 2001 Honda Odyssey XE-L 66,009mi $9,770 or 2006 Kia Sedona LX 31,819mi $9,700?

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