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A few weeks ago I noticed that whenever I turn my steering wheel, my car makes a low, moaning sound. This happens whether it is a shallow or a sharp turn, but my handling does not seem to be affected (though the sound is worse on sharper turns). I don't know a mechanic I can trust in the area, so I thought I would do some research on my own before taking ...
hi, About 3 years ago,I purchased a 1994 Mercedes e320. I haven't had any major problems till recently. I think the muffler is going. The car sounds louder now & the brakes seem to need to be replaced as well. Can you recommend a trustworthy mechanic who will not rip me off?? I live in kew gardens ,ny. someone mentioned I should buy the parts online & ...
After hearing a grinding noise in the left front wheel whenever starting up a hill from a standing stop, we have finally taken the car to our mechanic. He says the CVJ (Constant Velocity Joint) may be broken, as he can spin one wheel much farther than the other while the car is on the hoist. How common are these types of brakes, and would the car stop dead ...
Why would an auto owner want to change their own oil and filter regularly... like every 3000 miles. I have heard from a former dealer mechanic that increased mileage between oil changes was only a stroke of a pen... that the engines have not been improved.
How much would it cost to replace the o ring on my 1999 VW Beetle by a mechanic and how long would it take to replace? Thanks!
I have a 1991 Buick Park Ave. It has about 85,000 miles on it. The car came from the southwest so it is in good condition. My problem is I live in Chicago and this winter has been very cold. I have a really hard time starting the engine in the morning, and this winter had it towed in to a local garage two times because I flooded it badly. On colder mornings ...
What would cause a left drive axle in a 95 Toyota Corolla to break? My mechanic says he has never seen one do that before. $225 worth of repair bill, but no explanation of why. What would the risks of driving with a broken axle in the CV be? I drove on it for two months before it was correctly diagnosed. The dealer had said it was "a bent tie bar or a flap ...

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