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Battery light turns on when I ride over puddles of water, making car turn off. sometimes, even when I drive slow, then it will start making a screeching sound.
I have taken my Dodge 2000 Caravan five times in a month and a half to Brakes Plus in Avondale, AZ. My initial visit was to pass emission (Failed three times after visit) and I asked Lana "I have some extra money (mistake), what do I need to do to keep my car on the road? She came up with a list of $1,700 to repair or replace the pulley, serpentine belt, ...
high beams quit working but the bulbs and fuses are in good shape. What is wrong?
I am having problem with the speed sensor. I put a new one in and my check engine light still comes on with the same problem. what can I do to fix it?
I have a 91 Ford Festiva GL automatic. When I start the car and turn it off, it won't start. I have to try multiple times and press the gas pedal to the floor to get it to start. When it finally starts the smell of gas and exhaust is really heavy. When driving down the road, sometimes the check engine light will blink on, stay lit for a few seconds then go ...
My spare tire carrier squeaks whenever I encounter a small bump in the road. When I take the spare tire off, it does not happen. You can shake the tire carrier and the noise is coming from the tailgate. The spare is a M+S P255 75R17. Is there a fix? Do I need a different spare tire carrier or a new bumper with the swing away carrier? Could you recommend a ...
How much should a tune-up cost?

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