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When i go to start my car, it goes to start but chocks out. What could be the reason/reasons it could be doing that?

When my car has more than half a tank of petrol the engine surges and jerks, however with less than half it is fine. What on Earth could this be?

I have put new thermostat and new relays in 09 dodge Caliber SXT and the radiator fan fuse keeps blowing out. Cant run ac or the car overheats does anyone happen to have a diagnosis of what might be the problem

Hi where is map sensor located

Do I need to warm up before driving?

Hi! So I purchased a manual 99 vw beetle. Although I love it and am happy with the car, I am not happy about spending about 150$ a month on antifreeze and coolant. I cannot for the life of me figure out what the issue is. My car will overheat, and then leak all my coolant out from a tiny hole underneath the passenger's side on the left. It looks like ...

Hi, my buick century needs a smog, but my battery is dead,dead, won't turn over, my trunk won't open its so dead. Anyways it would require a new battery mostly, but does my car require a certain amount of times to be driven before it can 'reset' itself to smog correctly? I heard some of the 'newer' cars require this. Please advise ...


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