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Hello, I am an owner of a '78 Super Beetle Convertible living in Southern California. (The website wouldn't let me choose the "older" year options and submit my question.) I have owned this car for 5 years and would like to own it for much longer. I have been reading the owners manual and doing the maintenance that I can understand. It ...

Hi AskPatty.com readers. I am CEO of a manufacturing company and we make portable wheel alignment tools. I am trying to get the word out to more female mechanics and shops about our tools and how they can help generate additional revenue and be used to measure alignment by anyone, no training required outside of the standard instructions. I will not post ...

My VSC lights came on and my mechanic determined the yaw sensor was not functioning. And trying to replace it, he has not been able to recalibrate. So I have been driving without a yaw sensor for months now. My question is this: Is it necessary to replace the yaw sensor or can the car be driven safely without it?

Radiator was already cleaned, water pump was running, Fan i put to a matic when got on the key and already done for crack test and resurface to the head. I got two mechanic with a same diagnosed "HEAD GASKET" so why replace a carbon gasket but still same scenario my car getting a high temp verry easily when aircon and giving a high rev when ...

Hello! I have a Honda Civic, and I believe that my radiator cap is leaking. There is a huge wet spot inside my hood, right around the area near the radiator cap, and I believe it's rusting (?). There are wet, orange, brown, mucus-like blobs within the wet areas. I definitely want to fix this ASAP. is there anything I can do to fix this problem ...

I'm trying to make a more educated decision on the purchase of my next vehicle (within the next month or so) and need some advice from someone who knows much more about cars than I do. I have a few very specific needs that require a very specific vehicle, but now that I've identified those needs and narrowed down the vehicle search, I'm still ...

My car stopped in the middle of driving it ....when I tried to start it again it would only stay started for a second .... I brought it to a mechanic and was told that it is my fuel pump that needs to be changed ...... he said it also could be the fuel injection that needs to be changed , he said that he can’t tell exactly ...... is there any way ...


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