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I’m noticing this strange rattling sound in my Toyota land cruiser 2008. It’s completely smooth once I start the car but this sound comes back when I start driving or park my car back. What could it be? Manifold gasket is not leaked. I have I checked.

I have an 07 Grand Prix Super Charger with 142k miles. I was driving it the other day when it randomly shut off. About 20 minutes later it started and drove fine. I let it sit all weekend and I drove it 100 miles home and about 40 minutes in, I was going 70-75mph when my RPM dropped to 0 briefly then went back up to 2-2.5 then it dropped to 0 again, ...

Bought a new car $20,000 nothing down but payments $600 a month. How can i get the payments lowered or is it too late. If i send like 6 months off payments 3600 at one time can it go down then?

If I wanted to buy a cover for my car what size should I buy ?

Patty HI I HAVE A 1998 FORD EXPLORER SPORT, 6 CYL. IM Looking to have my explorer Inspected. When I use a OBD TORQUE Software I get A not pass for Catalyst and Evap. I also get the following $ readings Test report: ------------------ TID:$01 CID:$21 - Rich to Lean sensor threshold voltage(constant) Min: 543 Test result value: 65,535 PASS ---- TID:$03 ...

Yes my mom's 2007 acted up today. She got a check engine light on and a power steering message on the way home. I took it to Autozone to get the code read But lost the copy or it. I believe it had stored codes of pcm not not sending to power steering and an ignition code which I believe they had a recall on before and dealer had fixed .. I did some ...

Drove my car a little distance it shut off wouldn't start right away and my check engine light came on.


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