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After driving my car for approximately 5 minutes, I hear a whining noise. However, there are no warning lights on and there is no problems with my transmission changing gears. Could it be a torque problem?
I have a 2008 Passat. There is a dash warning light that looks like the frame of a car with a funnel on the upper right hand side (all in yellow). I have gas in the car. Do you know what this means? Thanks - Eric
My ABS warning light comes on then car starts shutting down while driving. but turn off car and then restart and its driving okay for awhile than does it again.Is it the electrical or alternator or battery.
Hi, my eclipse 08 13k miles - service display/warning came on, my husband did the tuneups and disconnect the battery terminal and the service warning still comes on. what should I do next?
Are there always warning signs before your battery dies? I just had my car in to an autobody shop for three days to fix a relatively small scratch/dent from a hit and run. Prior to taking it there I was not having any problems with the battery. When I picked up the car, the battery was dead. They boosted me but 4 hours later the battery was dead ...
There is an exclamation point warning signal on my dash...what does that mean!?
I have a warning light that indicates a P within a circle around it. Has to do with something pertaining to the parking brake system fault. now my car won't start. What might the problem be?

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