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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 ...
Hi I have an Audi A4, 2002. The check engine light keeps coming on. I*ve broguht it to the dealer and they*ve stated there*s nothing wrong with the car. Any tips on hpw I can turn it off my self?
I own a Porsche Boxster (1998). I was leaving the auto repair place after having new tires put on. It was a nice day thought I*d put down the top. I had used it the day I left if for tires. Well, nothing happened. I could hear the motor working but nothing happened. The light that indicates that the top is down is now lite all the time. The sensors ...
I bought a 1999 Pontiac Sunfire in July of 2006. On February 7, 2007 the was parked outside of my residence and was destroyed in a fire that was caused in electrical system. Pontiac denies responsibility. They claim that after investigating my vehicle it was impossible to determine if it was due to a factory defect because the car had been destroyed by ...
My car is leaking transmission fluid-1999 Ford Escort. I put in Lucas, that seemed to help, but I might have to take out the engine and have the mechanics replace the seal. Do you think I should attempt that, or should I wait and see if Lucas works? Thank you. Sharon

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