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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?
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?
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?
Hello my name is Amber and I have a Toyota Camry 95. There's actually a few things wrong with my vehicle and I am scared to just go to a mechanic because they treat women like we're stupid and then make us pay for unnecessary work. The car shifts into D R N 2 and L clean but when I'm driving and trying to pick up speed the car doesn't shift ...
I have been losing brake fluid lately. Today while driving down the highway I started hearing all kinds of noise coming from the rear driver side tire. I pulled over and smoke was coming out from behind the rear wheel. The smoke was only coming out of a little spot where it looks like a rubber oval shape thing is missing. Could my rear brake pads on the ...
I had a tune-up on my car and when I got the car back it was making throbbing noise and jumping with my foot on the brake pedal. It started to stall out and then take off fast, and then after a day, the engine light came on. I took the car back and was told the problem was fixed. Light comes on again, I took it to a parts store and was told that the ...
While waiting for the signal, can i put the car in stop mode till the signal changes just by using the hand brake?

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