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high beams quit working but the bulbs and fuses are in good shape. What is wrong?
I am having problem with the speed sensor. I put a new one in and my check engine light still comes on with the same problem. what can I do to fix it?
I have a 91 Ford Festiva GL automatic. When I start the car and turn it off, it won't start. I have to try multiple times and press the gas pedal to the floor to get it to start. When it finally starts the smell of gas and exhaust is really heavy. When driving down the road, sometimes the check engine light will blink on, stay lit for a few seconds then go ...
My spare tire carrier squeaks whenever I encounter a small bump in the road. When I take the spare tire off, it does not happen. You can shake the tire carrier and the noise is coming from the tailgate. The spare is a M+S P255 75R17. Is there a fix? Do I need a different spare tire carrier or a new bumper with the swing away carrier? Could you recommend a ...
How much should a tune-up cost?
the speedometer does not work, and the transmission will not shift. I changed speed sensor, wiring to the cruise control, and cruise control module, what next?
I recently bought a 1991 honda accord ex station wagon with manual transmission and roughly 153,000 miles. it recently just died on me. I had the plugs, wires, pcv valve, distributer cap, igniter, and wiring around it replaced and it ran fine for one day. The next day, i went to start it and at first nothing. Tried a second time, it started right up. ...

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