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Car is an Olds Alero, 2001, with 78,000 miles. I took my car in for a free 24-point check. The mechanic called and said: 1. Battery needs to be replaced. (Battery in car is original.) 2. Coolant is only good to -20 degrees; needs partial draining and replacing. I said it was good to -34 in Nov.05; he said it deteriorates or maybe someone added water to ...
My 2004 VW Jetta has 60k miles & 2 days ago the check coolant light came on. I checked the coolant & it was not below the proper level. Today the light came back on & coolant scented steam was coming from under the hood where the coolant tank is. I am going to a Napa auto parts shortly to get more coolant to add until I decide where to get it fixed or ...
I am in the process of replacing my 1997 Kia Sportage with another "new" used car. I've been looking quite a bit at the Jeep Liberty Sport, since it is comparable in size to my Kia and I don't think it would be a problem for me to drive. Usually I have a friend who works on cars check it out for me, but he is not available anymore to do that. However, he ...
I have a 1999 Pontiac Grand Am (100,000 miles) with only 2 payments left ($600 total). I now need a repair that will cost $750. The problem is that it is leaking coolant at a gasket at the manifold intake. Is this car worth putting this much money into? There has been nothing needed but routine maintenance up until now. I'm a single mom and son just ...
My 2000 Chevy Blazer has a coolant leak that appears to be coming from the back of the engine. Does this vehicle have a coolant hose of some sort back there?
I just purchased a 2002 Pontiac Grand Prix. I runs hot...I think. I*m not sure if it really is or not because it goes up and comes back down. Driving interstate speeds or at a stoplight, it just kinda does what it wants. No leaks that I can find. Popped up the low coolant light yesterday, by time I pulled over to check the light went off. Happened ...
My radiator cracked and was replaced in March. A month later, it was running through coolant and I replaced the radiator cap. Now (July) it still runs hot occasionally. Any ideas? Also, my air conditioning is no longer running cold. I have never had anything done to the a/c system other than replacing the belt. The car is 6 years old. Will I need ...

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