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Last autumn, my neigtbor have put kind of grease, vaseline like, to my battery poles and attaches, saying that it would prevent corrosion (scude my english, I'm fench). Now, when I charge my battery (9.02 VDC) for 15 minutes, it start but do not hold its charge? Is this grease did not made a proper contact and whith time have deplete the power of my ...

I have a 2016 explorer. I noticed weird noise coming from my brakes. I took off the front caliper and noticed something weird. I'm not sure if it's normal or not. I noticed the caliper had two pistons. I stepped on the brakes and noticed that only one piston came out forward while the other pistons stayed back. Is that normal for only one piston ...

I have replaced the headlights assembly and bulbs. Now the lights shine across each other, how do I correct this?

Hi, roughly about 3mts ago I replaced the starter on my 09 honda accord with an aftermarket starter. A while later my check engine light came on. I took my vehicle to Auto Zone and Oriely's the code was for crank shaft position sensor..replaced crankshaft with original part from Honda.. The check engine light remained on..the mechanic replaced spark plugs ...

I own a 2008 Chevy Tahoe. What is the button to push to bring the outside mirrors in?

Why am I burning alot of fuel?

I am burning fuel like crazy and I don't know why. I changed wirers and plugs, there is no gas smell, and I have a new fuel pump.


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