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My 96 Toyota Camry isles very rough and there is a loud banging noise coming from inside the engine near the timing belt housing
My check engine light is on. What can that all mean
We are considering the purchase of EITHER a GL class mercedes with a 6 cyl Diesel, OR an ML Class Mercedes (GLEClass as of 2016) with a smaller 4 cyl Diesel. The major consideration is that we pull a small camper (2500-3000 lbs) long distances on a regular basis, and so we are interested in gas mileage. The one gets 26 mpg while the smaller diesel gets ...
I just bought a car that has been sitting for a year. I open the radiator and the fluid is a brown color. I have roughly 20 miles to drive. Will this hurt the engine? Or should I get it towed? The heat works. I ran the engine for about an hour before realizing about the brown in the radiator. I don't want to drive it if I'm going to damage. So my question ...
If I want to keep my mechanical fuel pump will a newer engine that is fuel injected have the spot for the mechanical pump to work or will I have to convert to an electric?
Something wrong with tranny just bought 2 weeks ago engine strong electrical perfect strong smell emissions problem probably passed smog Nov 2015..... Purchased with 5 th gear gone....promises promises from people to help me repair in desperate need of vehicle small child freezing temps. Anyways....loud...BAM, BOOM, BOMP THUD, sound like running over a ...
My heater would not turn off after the engine was turned off. My husband checked all 3 heater fuses and they were ok. He disconnected the battery cable on one side and that stopped the heater. No the car won't start after reconnecting the battery cable. Could you give me any advice on what's wrong?

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