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I am trying to replace the starter, which should be a relatively easy fix. The upper mounting bolt for the starter was gone and is the reason why the casing on the starter broke around the other mounting bolt. I bought another bolt for the hole, but the problem is there is no way to get your hand or a wrench in that little space to put that second, upper ...
Twice in past week, it appears my automatic transmission gears shifted downward or slipped by themselves when I was stopped on an incline.My automatic transmission checked out fine by two repair shops. The problem may be something brushing up against the body of car, a mounting problem. One transmission suggested it could be the engine mounts. I am ...
What's with the sunroofs on these things? Mine doesn't seem to seat properly, doesn't push up to become flush with the rest of the roof. Consequently, water comes funneling in, down through the interior lights onto the center console. When this happens, I get a nice serenade and parade of dire warnings about the various vehicle systems failing like traction ...

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