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My 94 ford Taurus 3.8 engine with 47,000 miles has been setting for about a year. about 5 months ago I had the oil changed and it looked fine, now I checked the oil and find it chocolatey in color and my radiator has a slow leak near head(?)gasket. my friend told me just put sealant in the radiator and that should fix it. What do I do?
I want to buy a car (98 DeVille) but the seller said that the engine burns oil. What does that mean? Should I still buy it? What do I need to fix if I do buy it?
I have a 2000 Dodge Caravan Minivan that is blowing a 20Amp fuse when I plug my GPS or mobile phone into power outlet. If I plug either of these in before I crank the van then it will usually work. If I plug in after the engine is running the fuse will blow. What could be the problem
I am in San Diego, CA and I have a 2000 Ford Windstar. For the last week it has been shifting/behaving awkwardly when I accelerate from a stop or after slowing down. It felt like the jerk you feel when riding with someone who does not drive a 5-speed well. 2 days ago it jerked more than usual. After driving 16.6miles I parked. As I parked I pulled a little ...
I am looking to buy a 2006 Acura TL which recommends using 91 octane fuel. Can I run the vehicle on 89 or 87 octane ? I know there will be a lose of performance, but will there be any harm to my engine ?
My engine temperature goes up higher than normal but only with my air conditioning on.
What is the highest amount of mileage a 1999 Lexus GS300 can withstand without any engine problems?

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