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I've purchased a door ajar/dome light switch for my SUV, but can't locate the old one, I'm specifically looking for the driver front one as it is the faulty one.
Both front cv axles repaired on Mar 12, 2016. March 20, 2016(Sunday) grinding cyclical noise from driver side at 40mph also when turning. Took back to repair shop Monday, March 21, 2016. Told it is an unrelated problem, possibly wheel bearings, but uncertain. Mechanic stated wheel bearings would not have been involved in the axle repair performed on Mar ...
Hello my name is Amber and I have a Toyota Camry 95. There's actually a few things wrong with my vehicle and I am scared to just go to a mechanic because they treat women like we're stupid and then make us pay for unnecessary work. The car shifts into D R N 2 and L clean but when I'm driving and trying to pick up speed the car doesn't shift ...
My car just shut off and I found out there was no oil -- but no engine or oil lights ever came on until it shut down. Only 100 miles past oil change . No over heat light or anything came on, the tow truck driver says it may have a shut-down feature so it won't overheat but not sure . Put oil in it and reset the battery and still nothing. Read maybe timing ...
For some reason my trunk opens on its own. Usually when I pressed the clicker once to open it, only the drivers door would open. Now the Driver and the Hatch back open. The strange thing is that it doesn't happen all the time! so I have been using the key. But every time I get out I have to make sure that it's locked because sometimes, out of nowhere it ...
I have been losing brake fluid lately. Today while driving down the highway I started hearing all kinds of noise coming from the rear driver side tire. I pulled over and smoke was coming out from behind the rear wheel. The smoke was only coming out of a little spot where it looks like a rubber oval shape thing is missing. Could my rear brake pads on the ...
The dash light on my 2003 Buick Park Avenue reads "service stability system." It blinks constantly . My car recently was parked and hit by another driver. Could the two be related. (The light, and the collision) my car was hit drivers side bumper. also my gas guage fluctuates when goes under 1/2 tank ...what could cause this? thank you

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