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Something keeps on draining my battery. I have a new battery, starter, and alternator with no accessories hooked up. What can be the problem?
Our 2003 GMC Envoy ac has stopped working and only blows HOT air since we had a new battery installed. What is the deal???
Hello! I need a set of new battery cables (which I am assuming I can purchase from Auto Zone?) can I install them myself or does this need to be done by a mechanic and will they do it if you bring them the cables? Also how could I locate a general class in my area on such things as changing oil, plugs, etc. just getting to know your vehicle? Since a car is ...
after getting a new battery and letting my suv sit for 2+ days it won
When I stop completely my car dies. It always starts back up, but it dies every time I stop. Why? It has a new battery and fuel pump/filter.
CHECK ENGINE LIGHT.. I have recently replaced my alternator, a new battery, and a rebuilt dashboard cluster. I had a diagnostic which read my engine to be operating well. The mechanic was not the best, as He mixed up the fuses under the dashboard. I get the annoying check engine light now, and It never came on before the repairs. The lights ...
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 ...

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