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This is a Ford Question..I have a 2009 Ford Escape...at low speeds when it is time for it to change gears..it clunks almost like an old transmission slipping...is this normal or should I be concerned...thanks
I purchased a 2009 Honda Accord. My question is, do you report services such as oil changes and routine maintenance to Carfax like the dealer does. And does having your service done for example in your shop void any of my warranties? Thank you for your answer...
I have a 97 Ford Explorer. One day I went to start it and it would not start. It was not the battery. A friend came over sprayed gasoline into something near the engine and the car started. It has been running ever since with some noise coming from the fuel tank. It is not sputtering or lacking power. It accelerates immediately after coming to a ...
I hear a noise in my back driver side tire. what could it be?
I have a 2008 Passat. There is a dash warning light that looks like the frame of a car with a funnel on the upper right hand side (all in yellow). I have gas in the car. Do you know what this means? Thanks - Eric
I have a 98 Olds Intrigue. While driving home, I went to pass another car and as I accelerated, the car jerked and started losing power. Trac off light came on as well as service engine light. However, the car seemed to gain power but then it started to overheat. I pulled into a gas station and a mechanic there saw that there was no coolant in the radiator. ...
What is a pinion seal and what does it do? Generally speaking, how many shop hours does it take to change? I have a diesel F-350.

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