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I own a 1995 Toyota Celica and while driving it, the engine shut off. I keep trying to turn it over and about 30 mins later it shut off again. I finally got it somewhere and the mechanic told me it was most likely the distributor control module so I bought a refurbished one and replaced it. When I tried testing it out after 20 mins, it died again. Any ...
My Jeep steering has always had a lot of play or very easy. When I ask my mechanic he said all the Jeeps have this same problem. Is this true?
I have a couple of questions I am a mechanic and my boyfriend's neon started acting up he would start the car and it would idle rough while it was idling the headlights and interior lights would flicker and then he was driving and the belt closes to the wheel well blew off cause the wheel to break after that the car would get really hot but the gauge was ...

I have a 2008 Pontiac Grand Prix and I was curious to know how long hourly wise does it take to remove a old transmission and replace it with a rebuilt one? My car is at the shop getting its transmission repaired and it's been 10 days now. Just interested in knowing how much longer it will be, knowing that the mechanic just took ...

I have a catalytic converter that is failing (automatic) . My brother said he has gotten by without replacing his on his older Honda SUV (manual) and that I can go a long time without replacing it. My mechanic (woman friendly) says the back pressure (negative pressure?) will damage the engine. It already bucks if I am forced to accelerate quickly. Is there ...
The catalytic converter in my car (automatic) is failing. My brother says I don't need one for a while. His as been failing in his Honda SUV (older manual) . My mechanic (woman friendly) says the negative backpressure can damage the engine. My car is bucking if I have to accelerate quickly sometimes.

I would like advice on what tools I should buy starting out? I have a mechanic that I trust but I would like to be able to do some basic things myself. The first modification that I want to install myself is a strut tower brace. I purchased a torque wrench and am going to buy a 15mm socket required for the job but need help in knowing what tools I should ...


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