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The engine cooling fan runs as soon as the engine starts, is this normal.
I have a 1988 dodge Dakota. I can get the engine to rotate but will not start. I am getting fuel to the throttle body and I have replaced the coil, pickup coil, ran all new grounds, replaced distributor cap, rotor button. I ran several tests to determine that I am getting power from computer to coil and from coil to distributor but no spark from ...
My car was flooded on Tuesday. Is it salvageable? Or should I try to get my insurance to total it out? The water level was up to the dash, it was on an incline and the most of the engine was submerged for almost 24 hours, fresh water. Thanks.
My engine sounds like it is struggling to run. I want to take the car to the Toyota dealer to have it checked out. I am planning a long road trip and I want to know that every thing in running up to he fullest potential. The thing is I do not know what the name of the service I need is. Is it a tune up or a diagnostic. I Want everything checked including ...
I read about your website in the NY Times and am hoping you can help me with leasing a new car. I currently drive a volvo xc 70, am single but have a large dog. I am considering the Audi Avant A4- I think in the 2.0 engine with the sports package and the bmw 325i- sports package not all wheel drive. I am having a hard time navigating through the ...
A quick check of my car on a diagnostics report told me that my O2(B1 S1) Heater Circuit caused my check engine light to turn on. What I want to know is what is it and how do I get it fixed?
I currently have a gold 1998 Chrysler Sebring Limited convertible. I want to purchase another used Sebring convertible, but I hear horror stories about the 2.7 L engine in used Chrysler convertibles. The 2005 though has a 7 yr/70,000 mile warranty which I hope will take care of any problems if they occur. What do you think about the engine and about the ...

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