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My faithful *86 Toyota Camry hatchback finally threw in the towel (alternator gave out, and a couple of other problems). It*s not running, and due to its age I*ve been trying to find a charity that*s willing to accept it for salvage but haven*t had any success. Do you have any suggestions for what*s the best way for me to dispose of the car?
My mom has a 1998 Cadillac SE, with about 65K on it. It has been garaged, and is not driven hard at all. 95% of mileage is local. She is in her 70's and is on a fixed income. The "Service Stability Sensor" light came on recently. A few days later, the sensor engaged (anti-lock brakes automatically engaged) for no reason as she was driving down the ...
i have oldsmobile intrigue 1998 and some time when i attempe to start the engine, the engine dose't want start( seems like the starter is dead ) and i have security lamp flashing and some time start engine but the stick shaft dose't want to move from P to D ( stuck ) and don't let me go by the car ?
I have a 1990 Volvo 760 and my windshield wipers stopped working. I live in New York City and we just had a major snow/ice storm yesterday, so is it possible it's just frozen or do I have to replace the wiper motor? Is there anything I can do myself to fix this or should I bring it to a shop? If I have to go to a shop, can you recommend a car shop near my ...
Sorry to sound stupid but I am tired of going to repair shops and ending up with a huge bill. I have a 2000 Chevy S10 PickUp. It has been making a rattling noise like you sometimes get when you get a bad tank of gas. It does not rattle all the time -it seems to be sporatic. Can you give me some hints before I take it to a garage. Thanks Ellen-Houston
Well my 98 dodge avenger while im driving it sometimes I let off the gas and the car shuts off Ive changed the injectors and everytime I get it checked it says fuel injectors what to Do?
I have a 1994 lexus es300 and its missing. I checked the spark plugs and the ignition coils are good. Also the EGR is good but its still missing. what else should I check for? please help me. Thanks in advanced. Jessie

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