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My son's car is slipping in and out of gear. It revs up real high and he has to let off the gas and play around with it but the car barely goes. He barely made it home. He discovered he's leaving a trail of fluid. There was a lot of debris in the road from a big windstorm tonight so he said it's possible he might've hit something. Any idea what could be ...
What does the indicator that is a circle with a line through it mean?
My 2006 Sonata tail lights will not come on. I have checked the fuse and the switch on the brake pedal, both are good. Is there a relay for the tail lights or something else I should check?
If it has 300.000 miles on it when is it time to rebuild or replace the motor?
Both front cv axles repaired on Mar 12, 2016. March 20, 2016(Sunday) grinding cyclical noise from driver side at 40mph also when turning. Took back to repair shop Monday, March 21, 2016. Told it is an unrelated problem, possibly wheel bearings, but uncertain. Mechanic stated wheel bearings would not have been involved in the axle repair performed on Mar ...
The brakes on my Ford Escape went out and when I managed to get the car back into the garage, I believe the brake fluid went out. There was fluid at the front of the car it was not oil. What can this be? any clue on repair costs?
We were driving on the freeway with my boyfriend's Dodge 2004 Stratus coupe sxt. We noticed the brake light turn on, but the brake was down and the battery light turned on but car was still running. The temperature turned towards hot, which caused some little smoke to come out, which we only noticed once we pulled over. What could be the problem?

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