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I need help! I read about AskPatty.com in the NY Times, and I thought, what a great idea! I think I may have been fleeced more times than a Merino ewe. I just have had many, many bad experiences with auto mechanics, and though I'm a journalist typically more than comfortable with confronting injustice, I'm shy about doing it without solid information ...
I have a 1994 lexus es300 and its missing. I checked the spark plugs and the ignition coils are good. Also the EGR is good but its still missing. what else should I check for? please help me. Thanks in advanced.
I have a 2002 VW Jetta with a 2.0 4 cylinder engine and 72,000 miles. I just had the spark plugs and spark wires replaced at an independent mechanic. He told me that my timing belt needs to be replaced as soon as I can budget the money for it. I called VW and they tell me it can last until 90 - 105,000 miles! Who is telling me the truth? When ...
My 89 Honda Civic DX, Manual, all of the sudden started sputtering like it\*s making popcorn. I added fuel injector cleaner, and water remover for the gas, and checked the spark plugs. It still runs, but poorly, is it my fuel injectors?
I have a 99 Mercedes ML320 and it*s time for service, what all does service include. what*s included in a tune up (spark plugs, wires, etc)?
I bought my 2002 Camry XLE almost three years ago, and at the time, it was getting over 30 mpg in daily, mixed driving. The gas mileage has been steadily falling. This winter, it reached a low of ~26 mpg. I get all the scheduled maintenance on my car, which now has 80,000 miles on it. I asked the dealer about changing the spark plugs, and he said "No, ...
My 1994 Nissan SENTRA smokes when I accelerate from a stoplight. How can I determine if this is due to faulty valve oil seals or an oil ring. I removed the sparkplugs and all seem to have oil on them? The smoke is "blue".