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When driving my Honda Civic, its belts squeal. it starts accelerating on its own, and my temp gauge stays on cool
Only when i turn off my car i hear a loud clunking sound. What can be the cause?
The stereo in my Kia Optima will just randomly shut off and then come back on at a much lower volume. It does this repeatedly at random times. Sometimes it will not come back on at all, but it usually does. It just started doing this a few days ago. I thought it was triggered when I hit a bump or turned a corner, but now it is doing it when I am sitting ...
I have a 2001 mitsubishi galant that died and wont start. It will turn over but will not start. I checked to see if it was getting a spark and it was so I also checked or attempted to check the relay for the fuel pump but could not find it listed on fuse box cover. I had someone turn the key on while I was listening under the fuel tank for the fuel pump ...
My 1996 jeep Cherokee stalled out when I came to a stop sign and wouldn't start back up. When I try to start it, the brake light come on and the brake pedal is solid, and it doesn't get any fire now.
I've purchased a door ajar/dome light switch for my SUV, but can't locate the old one, I'm specifically looking for the driver front one as it is the faulty one.
I've purchased a replacement door ajar/dome light switch, but can't find the old one, where is it?

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