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What does it mean when my car is leaking green fluid?
I was borrowing a friend's car, a green volvo. I took it to a car wash and afterwards I noticed stuff on the hood. They said that they think someone splattered acid on it, but I never saw it before. The paint looks a little messed up, similar to how you mess up nail polish on your fingers (wrinkled and dry). Also, there are some slight scratches ...
I'm looking at buying a used truck. The dealer doesn't have the build sheet. How can I verify optional equip was installed if I don't want to take their word for it? Specifically: It's a 2005 Nissan Frontier Crew Cab 4WD LE. The option is MFR Code B01, 4 wheel Limited Slip with Active Brake Assist. Since I can't see it how do I know it was ...
My wife's Sebring sometimes makes a whizzing noise when the care accelerates. Our regular maintenance shop was unable to determine the cause. Can you advise?
I was in an accident and the front and rear crumple zones have been smashed. If these areas are stretched back, will the car be as safe as it was originally? I have read reports that say it'll never perform as it was intended when it was new.
how do you know the best brand to buy of anything for your car; ie. Sparkplugs, tires, headlights, etc. ?
I have a power window stuck in the down position on the driver side. It has been sort of temperamental for a few months and this morning when I put it down it stayed. Any advice? Patty Davis