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My Toyota Celica has 118000 miles. Do I need a new timing belt? The engine light just came on I 'm afraid to drive my car till the mechanic looks at it. Is toyota service at dealerships good to go to?
I have a 2002 Toyota sequoia that has the vsc track off lights on and don't want to turn off I had the check engine light on but it went off I was going down a hill and it started beeping and they came on they told me it could be the gas cap I put it a new one but they still on how can I turn them off??? Thanks
2006 Blazer 4.2 Engine 138K miles. Using/Losing Oil No Leaks, No Smoke. Any idea where I should start looking for the problem?
The timing chain on my Sable broke while driving down the interstate and ruined the engine. I had recently had a check engine light on and had made an appointment for the next day to get it looked at when the chain broke. I am looking into replacing the engine instead of looking for a new car, any recommendations or thoughts? Also, is there a tensioner ...
This 2013 Dodge Dart Areo has the engine light on. A body shop just checked and two codes came back. He said that the car needs to be seen by the dealership. I have never really dealt with car dealerships before. And oddly enough, I am finding myself to be a bit worried that I am going to be timid and/or get off "on the wrong foot" with the dealership. I ...
My name is Sondra n I just bought my Cadillac. It ran hot so I replaced the thermostat after realizing it needed it. Engine fans not working and hose coming from radiator is building up air pressure instead of water pressure. Also still runs hot. Also the reservoir is building up air pressure. What could fix this problem. Heater also does not blow hot air ...
I was driving 2007 Mitsubishi Eclipse today and my check engine light came on. The car continued to drive but the light did not turn off. One other time several weeks ago it came on and then went off. I was wondering what it might be.

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