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do i need to change the timing belt on my mercedes c280 at 100,000 miles
I have a 2000 Jeep Frand Cherokee - My heater went out. The work needed to fix was a blend door and actuator. Cost about $850 from my mechanic. I understand Jeep would have charged $1200. I have read that this happens all the time with Jeep and that it actually should have been a recall item but Jeep didn*t want to fork out that much money. Should I ...
Where is the EGR valve on my 2001 Saturn SL1, and how do I change it?
I have a 2002 VW Jetta with a 2.0 4 cylinder engine and 72,000 miles. I just had the spark plugs and spark wires replaced at an independent mechanic. He told me that my timing belt needs to be replaced as soon as I can budget the money for it. I called VW and they tell me it can last until 90 - 105,000 miles! Who is telling me the truth? When ...
I have a '79' Mercedes (turbo/diesel). Something keeps draining juice from the battery & the battery is not the problem. Thought it was the interior light fuse...when taking the fuse out, it seemed okay at first. But this was temporary. The alternator has been replaced. I'm assuming it's electrical & don't know where to start. Any other ideas ...
Is there a way to find out the entry code on the door of my used Expedition I purchased without going to a dealer?
How do i research an air condition problem on 2002 GMC Yukon Denali? The belt jumps when i accelerate (makes a really loud noise) if i turn off the ac when i first accelerate and turn it on when up to speed it does not vibrate. The belt has finally been thrown off. Replaced the belt and having the same vibration/noise problem. Thanks so much for any ...

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