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My Honda said it was over heating but nothing was leaking, it then started knocking and check engine light came on do you know what the problem may be???
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 ...
I recently bought a 1991 honda accord ex station wagon with manual transmission and roughly 153,000 miles. it recently just died on me. I had the plugs, wires, pcv valve, distributer cap, igniter, and wiring around it replaced and it ran fine for one day. The next day, i went to start it and at first nothing. Tried a second time, it started right up. ...
I have a 91 Ford Festiva GL automatic. When I start the car and turn it off, it won't start. I have to try multiple times and press the gas pedal to the floor to get it to start. When it finally starts the smell of gas and exhaust is really heavy. When driving down the road, sometimes the check engine light will blink on, stay lit for a few seconds then go ...
Battery light turns on when I ride over puddles of water, making car turn off. sometimes, even when I drive slow, then it will start making a screeching sound.
It wont start. I just found out today that my battery is old, it's been running hot, my fans haven't been coming on, and I have had to put water in my resvervoir.
My car shut off if I come to compete stop. it starts up again and goes and goes but it always shuts off when I stop.

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