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I am seeing steam from the dash and am having an overheating problem. What could be causing this?
I have a 99 dodge Straus I have two lights./1 light tells me I'm out of fuel 2 the other one is blinking like a gas pump what is wrong I just fill it up gas.
My 1992 Honda Accord starts but will not go, like the brakes are severely stuck. It's standard transmission and recently we had to go in very high water!! What could it be ???
Just bought the car need to know what kind of oil I should use?
What kind of oil is comparable to motorcraft oil?
Car won't start, except when i spray starter fluid. Even then it only stay cranked for a few seconds. I've tried hold gas pedal down and still the same outcome. My in-tank fuel pump/filter is new and is working fine. My fuses also do not appear to be blown. What could be the problem preventing car from running?
Car only starts with starting fluid. it does not stay cranked for more than a couple seconds even if I press the gas pedal. The fuel pump is working fine (replaced it a couple months ago). I have checked the relays and fuse, none are blown. I have no idea where to start now. Any ideas?

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