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I just had the a/c in my 1999 honda civic repaired: new compressor and dryer. It cost me $850. But now the mechanic says I need a new condenser because the high pressure is outside of the appropriate range. The pressure now reads 350, he says it should be around 300. Is this really a problem? He thinks there may be some blockage in the condenser, and that ...
I needed brake repair work on my 2003 Acura TL, rear and front. Ihave antilock brakes. I had a friend who is a mechanic do the work. I believe he ground the rotors and not replaced them. He changed the oil and filter and replaced air filter. The cost was $440. Did I save money like promised?
Hi Patty, I have a 93 Honda Accord which recently received a rebuilt engine. A few days ago, the radiator literally exploded (entire top blew off with cap). Before that happened, the check engine light came on (per mechanic code 02) and there were 2 times when the car had been on multiple short errand runs that it would not start for awhile and then it ...
I recently purchased a used 2004 Ford Escape 50K miles. My mechanic checked it out, all is well except leaking shocks and the airbag light wont go off. (it's the 3rd light down out of 5 warning lights) I initially thought this was the fasten seat belt light malfunctioning, but apparently not. How urgent is this? will the airbags not deploy or could it be a ...
The ignition switch needs replaced and my repair book says it is impossible for a home mechanic to fix because of the tilt steering wheel. I would need a steering wheel puller. Any advice on this would be greatly appreciated!
Vehicle Inspection When you take your car to be inspected and you have a list of what is required by your State, other than enrolling in auto-mechanic school, are there precautions you can take to keep from getting ripped off when they mention that something on the list needs fixing? In other words, are there red flags, etc. that tell us that they are ...
98 Jeep Grd Cherk Ltd, after I\'ve turned the ignition off and go to my porch, I can see my jeep, jerk...and will jerk at 44 second intervals; or 23 second intervals; or 9 second intervals. (The jerk, months later the motor seized, and motor replaced, the jerk is still there). The motor seized. Was replaced. The jeep still jerks at random intervals. Phoned ...

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