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When I start my truck in the morning, a black carbon like substance comes out my exhaust, and it smells really rich, what is the cause of that?
My check engine light came on and the shop that I took it to said I had a code of P0442. They said I had to replace my canister, purge valve, and my gas cap. I was told I had to replace all three and if I didn't then it could affect my spark plugs. The hoses to my canister where dry rotted as well. I just replaced my gas cap and the engine light went off. ...
I would like to know how to put the engine splash guards back on my car. They were taken off at the garage to put my car on a tow dolly and I am trying to put them back on myself. Can anyone help me?
My car over heated was towed and they tore up my radaitor and so I replaced that car still wouldn't start. Replaced thermostat and the spark plugs. There are no leaks but the car won't start even bought a new battery. It fires but won't start. Any ideas what it could be
Hello. I have a 1999 tahoe 6.5 TD,with a irritating noise, when i push the brake and the car is put to complete stop, when i let go of the brake pedal there comes a loud "DUNK" from behind. When i start to drive again the "DUNK" comes again when the car accelerates. There rear differential is new all inside,ALL brakes i have changed and i have chanced ...
where is coolant level sensor on the Pontiac Firebird TransAm ? how can this be replaced ?
hi had tensioner belt (big belt) replaced due to screeching noise when air, fan, and heater is on. It sounds like a chirp and then there is a screech and it is intermittent. So what now? part was 100.00 and they are going to look at it and see if they can figure it out. Tires good, brakes good. so ?? thx

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