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How do you change the positive battery cable? Auto Zone said i can no longer buy them there, and I need to go to a salvage yard...is that true, or where can i buy one at?

My car is actually a 1998 Morgan 4/4 but you don't have that in your dropdown list. I was changing the battery this morning---which I have done in this and other cars several times-- but I made a stupid mistake and hooked up the battery in reverse. Now, of course, nothing happens when I try to start it, even after reinstalling it correctly. I did ...

I adore my art towed to a shop to get the lower a frame replaced. The car started and ran fine before him receiving the car no check engine light or anything. After receiving the call saying the car was ready I went to pick it up and pay for the work done. I leave the shop get 2 streets down the street and the car stops on me. So I call him he comes ...

A shop got my car to replace the lower a frame... No check engine light on... After picking car up it breaks down two streets up from the shop. I call him he comes out get it the next day tells me that the area started shaking and the engine locked up on him he doesnt know why but it wasn't worth me paying to fix and he had a friend who ran a salvage ...

I have a Nissan Versa SV, with the stock basic radio, in a salvage yard I found a Versa, same year, just with the upgraded radio with a full screen and Nav. Am I able to pull my radio out and swap them or would I need to purchase new wiring to make the swap possible?

HI, I believe that this is an engine issue but I am not sure. At some point my car started making a metallic sound. It first started off sounding like a bell ringing sound. This would happen after I had accelerated past a certain speed and then it would continue for a little while even after I had stopped. I don't think it happens as soon as I turn ...


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