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My husband changed the oil pan gasket on our car. he put everything back on, filled with oil and when he started it up it makes this loud thumping noise from the engine. has he missed something?
My car needs a quart of oil just before the next oil change. Mechanics cannot find evidence of a leak. I use 5W30 weight oil. Would 10W30 help?
What would cause a high squealing noise just when my car is backing up?
Owner of a 2007 Jeep Liberty who is having like millions of other Liberty owners problems with the window regulators and Chryslers inability to assist the drivers who have purchased their vehicles. The average cost to repair is anywhere between $300 - $500 per window if not under the original manufacture warranty. Is anyone out there listening who can ...
Hi Patty my car is smoking from the back of the engine block. What could it be? I have 261,000 miles and have had the valve cover gasket replaced twice within the 10 years I have had the car.
My check engine light was on, so I checked the battery, no water! I added some and then I charged it. Now when you go to start car its like no connection. I waited a while and it starts! Any ideas?
My car is leaking oil everywhere, and I want to know what I can do to get that fixed.

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