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my brake lights are not turning off when my car is off.

Have put 2 new distributors on it will start up fun for about a mile then shut off?

My Kia Sorento is off but both turning lights are blinking and my car is beeping.

My car almost overheated the computer display read "ac off engine hot" . I checked under the hood and to my knowledge NO coolant so I bought two gallons of coolant and a new thermostat to see if I can fix the problem ., Please give me your input thx for your time and assistance

I have an 01 Saturn sl2 with almost 200k miles (recently acquired). Car was used to many short trips last 4-5 years of its life. I'm now driving five days a week, over 200 miles weekly. I noticed the car would sometimes seem to "accelerate" as you were trying to slow down and often the engine would race (3krpms) when car was running in ...

I need to have my Nissan repaired for RH Axel seal is leaking, lower control arms bushings spilt. Rear shocks need replacing. Is it worth repairing as my car has other issues. My c/d stereo is no longer working when I'm driving my car sounds like a snap crackle pop noise it comes and goes I can hear it on the freeway and driving around town. I've ...

I went to change the rear spark plugs on a 2001 Pontiac grand Prix 3.8l gt. I used a ratchet strap to support the engine (to gain more access to the back of the engine) as I removed the engine mount brackets. Upon completion, I went to release the ratchet strap & it went completely, allowing the engine to rest on its own with no support. Everything ...


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