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I own a CarMD and I fixed a wire problem with my Hyundai. How do you now reset the check engine light now that the car is fixed?
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 ...
Patty, I really hope you can help me out. I have purchased a 1995 Eagle Talon from my brother. The car had a problem. It would start and stop and not move.My brother tried to have it fixed back in the day with no success. Recently, I found out that it needs an ignition module and change of wires. My question is what is an ignition module and will this help ...
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 ex punched a hole in my firewal (03 Mazda 6) to run some wires through (men!) and now when i go through the car wash water, water everywhere. what product can i use to seal that up - thinking there must me some kind of fire retardant spray / expanding foam? Thanks Anna
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)? Thank you,
Hi there. I traded in my beloved Mercedes SLK230 3 years ago to buy a sedan when my son was about to be born. I can*t seem to recover from the trauma of surrendering my convertible, and I am considering buying an SLK again when my son and sole child has grown out of his convertible child seat. My understanding is that he will be able to have a simple ...

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