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My car has been making a loud screeching sound when I start it in the morning, especially when the heat is on full-blast (I live in a cold, snowy area). Now, it also sounds like I might be dragging something. Someone told me it might be a problem with a belt. Since I have spent a lot on repairs recently, I am wondering if this is expensive to fix or not? ...
1995 Dodge Caravan surges when you go over 50 miles per hour as if not getting enough power. Reduce speed back to 50mph and it drives fine. Cranks fine, drives smooth until you go over 50 mph I am perplexed
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 ...

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