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i have no lights at all in my car
I have a 2008 Honda Accord SOHC i-VTEC V6 with 78,000 miles. Upon acceleration (both in third gear and Drive), the engine hesitates ever so slightly. It's not smooth like when I first purchased it. While driving on the highway with cruise control activated, the car runs a bit smoother. I wonder if it needs a simple tune-up? It hasn't had one. Or, is it ...
I had a tune-up on my car and when I got the car back it was making throbbing noise and jumping with my foot on the brake pedal. It started to stall out and then take off fast, and then after a day, the engine light came on. I took the car back and was told the problem was fixed. Light comes on again, I took it to a parts store and was told that the ...
The fan for the ac and heater does not come on. the defrost does not work. The only heat if I go a distance is from the vent. I would like to try and fix it on my own and am on a limited income so a mechanic is sorta not an option. thank you
Where is the fuse for back speakers? The front speakers work n everything is hooked up
In the morning when we first use the car it runs great until the car warms up then when we stop at a red light the car doesn't want to go. From 0 to 20 mph, the rpms go to 3 sometimes 4 -- and if we take our foot off the gas, the car kicks in and then drives normal until we stop again. After it get past 20 mph it drives great.
I was told I have a leaking strut and was given a price quote on all four struts. My question is, if the leaking strut is a front one can i just replace the two front ones or if it's a rear, same question. Why do they want me to change all four?

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