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Actually it pertains to two categories. Suspensions and tires How do I know when it’s time to get my suspensions checked and when to get new tires.

Trouble codes: P0500, P0700, P0963, P0967. My vehicle has driveability issues. There are no noticeable smells or strange noises. When it's engaged in reverse it drives fine. When I shift to drive it accelerates slowly. If I keep accelerating the vehicle can exceed speeds of 50mph. In any gear the transmission is engaged(D, R, I, 2) the engine RPMs ...

Recently just changed water pump on my bug and cranks but won’t turn on at all

What will happen if you accidentally put 5w30 in the car instead of 5w20

Brand new to buying a car, saw a cadi 2005 sts v8 with 45,000 miles on it for $1,500 . Seems to good to be true. Says there is no issues with the car n in good condition. How believable is that n what would a normal price be? Ty

Had my car jumped now my check engine light is on

Just had my car jumped now my check engine light is on also it says change oil


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