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Toyota Highlander Code C1336, Slip, ABS and Brake Light goes on, What can I do.

Hello. I am currently looking to replace the front license plate bracket on my car, but every bracket I am finding doesn't work with my car because the bumper is convex and therefore doesn't work with securely attacking the screws to the bracket and to the bumper. Please advise.

Hello. I have a 1998 Mercury Sable and it needs power steering fluid. The manual says it needs mercon atf but I can only find Mercon V - is this safe to put in my car even though I’ve used atf?

My radio has a cd button, but I do not see a cd insert spot and can not find it in the car. Where do I look ?

The catalytic converter in my car (automatic) is failing. My brother says I don't need one for a while. His as been failing in his Honda SUV (older manual) . My mechanic (woman friendly) says the negative backpressure can damage the engine. My car is bucking if I have to accelerate quickly sometimes.
I have a catalytic converter that is failing (automatic) . My brother said he has gotten by without replacing his on his older Honda SUV (manual) and that I can go a long time without replacing it. My mechanic (woman friendly) says the back pressure (negative pressure?) will damage the engine. It already bucks if I am forced to accelerate quickly. Is there ...

I currently have run flat tires. I had to get the first two tires replaced at 18,000 miles and the second set before 28,000 miles. My next question is , should the tires be different for the front and rear? Current tire information: Front: 275/40 r20 106w Rear: 315/35 r20 110w Pirelli Tires run flat


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