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My car has an extremely high idle while in park and neutral. When driving, it accelerates on it's own to about 35 mph. When I brake, it tries to lunge forward. This happened several times before after driving at high speeds down the highway but always went away. Now after driving on the highway this weekend, it is still acting like it's going 60 mph at all ...
My 1992 Ford Aerostar has an extremely high idle while in park and neutral. When driving, it accelerates on it's own to about 35 mph. When I brake, it tries to lunge forward. This happened several times before and after driving at high speeds down the highway but always went away. Now after driving on the highway this weekend, it is still acting like it's ...
I am having a problem my 2008 Pontiac 2000's engine. When I am driving the car tends to give me an error stating "Reduced engine power" and then a minute later "Traction control off", "Service Traction control system." When the errors pop up nothing actually happens right away. If I continue to drive it will take about fifteen minutes before the engine ...
The Track Off light, Brake light, ABS light and the VCS light always stays on in my 2002 Toyota Sequoia. What could be the problem?
When driving my 2005 Acura MDX in wet/rainy conditions, the front wheels lock up for no reason. I'm not applying the brakes, The wheels just lock up & after a few seconds they free themselves up. It's an accident waiting to happen! It's now happened twice within a 4 day period. Is it related to a bad sensor on the antilock system or is it something in the ...
The ABS light comes on when my 2004 Jeep Cherokee is started and stays on while driving. What can be the cause of this and are my brakes still safe?
I want to fix my taillights on my 2000 Jeep Cherokee so they work but i am not sure what bulb or fuse I need to change and not sure where or which fuse number goes to the taillights. The manual isn't specific enough on saying anything about brake or tail lights.

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