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Currently my Jaguar S-Type is jerking when taking off to the expressway or starting from a stop light. Also is stalls when idle at a light. Going up hills is sluggish and slows down and jerk. If as if the engine is not getting the gas needed. Your advise on the problems causing this and what other host of parts creating this problem. Thank you.
Do you know why,when I am on the highway my steering wheel starts to shake when my speed gets up to 70? And also when I am on the highway & getting off my exit I step on the brakes & the whole front end shakes, however it does not do it all the time, do you know what could be wrong? Thank You Marie
I have a 2003 hyundai w/ almost 200,000 miles every time I go to put gas it will not start I have to push on the gas pedal to get it running. Last tune was two & half yrs ago I took it in to a mechanic & they ca not figure it out, cannot afford to take it to the dealer.
The fuse that controls the gas gauge,alternator and speedometer on my 1991 chevrolet c3500 motorhome blew out twice in a row.What could be shorting out. The guy I bought it from drove it to my home (about 45 miles)after the fuse blew the first time.He said it did not affect the driving. My husband replaced the fuse and the gauges worked again. The next ...
I have been having a problem starting my car for several months now. One interesting thing about it is that it is never in the morning, it always happens after the car has warmed up. I have had a distributor cap changed, main relay changed because of that and the problem still keeps coming back. It cranks but does not turn over. The battery was also ...
My 96' Mustang has started rattling when it idles, it started first when I just put the A/C on. Also. the Check Engine light is on. Now it does it all the time. I just had a tune-up a month ago. I had a oil change a week ago. They said all my fluids are good . Why is my Mustang rattling all off a sudden. Did something go wrong when they did the tun-up ?
Hi I have a 2004 chevrolet classic automatic. When I slow down at a stop light my car acts like it is going to shut off on me. I notice a humming sound right before it starts trying to shut off. And when I take off I here a clunk sound. It does not happen every time I am driving but it been happening more often lately. Could someone help me out?

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