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My van has been starting to make a whining noise. When I take my foot off the accelerator and let it roll the rest of the way to the corner even before I touch the brakes & hear this wind down noise. I thought it was my tires so I had them rotated. But it is still doing it. It kind of sounds like RRRRrrrrr. What do you think it is? I would just like an idea ...
I am trying to take a in dash reciever or tv out of a 2002 chevy impala.. What is my first step to my last step?
Can a mechanic damage the hub assembly while repairing the brakes?
Hi Patty, several weeks ago, I returned from a business trip and my car was parked at the airport for about 10 days. A day or so after driving my van, the engine light came on. After a few cycles the light went off so I figured the problem fixed itself. Now, about 1 month later, the engine light came back on. What do you think could be causing the light ...
Hi, I am looking at a Kia Rio and have a 2004 ford focus to trade, but I am not sure if they are giving me the right amount of money for my trade. Is there anywhere I can go or check to see what the value of my trade is or what it is worth? Thanks Michelle
How can I make it home from fast food joint with 4 sodas in 4 cup holder without spills.
I just bought my car from a private owner and want to go get the car checked out, I just do not know what to check or ask for, plus I am limited on money being a single mother. The car sounds like it runs fine but at times it feels like it is skipping gears and the brakes shake the car slightly when I press down on them.

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