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Should I change my car oil to Synthetic the next time I have my oil changed. What are the advantages?
I just got a 2 yr-old Toyota Tacoma pickup handed down to me from my dad, but my dad passed away so I really do not know what sorts of things I need to do to upkeep a car. I was wondering if there was a simple list of maintenance things I should be looking for at a certain mileage point (Like at what mileage is good to change a timing belt, change brakes, ...
I took my 2009 Honda Accord in for an oil change at 14,500 miles and they told me that the power steering fluid is contaminated and needs to be changed out ($169). They also said the cabin/HEPA micro filter is dirty and to replace it would be $120. They also wanted to perform electronic fuel injection system cleaning but didn't list a price. Is this normal ...
My cars computer says that I have 15% life lift before my next oil change. I have driven over 3000 miles. Should I trust my computer? It is a 05 vehicle driven normally.
My car needs a quart of oil just before the next oil change. Mechanics cannot find evidence of a leak. I use 5W30 weight oil. Would 10W30 help?
I have a 01 Grand Prix supercharged GTP, lately it has been cutting off while I am driving and wont start. it cranks fine, but will not turn over. After about an hour it will finally start. I had the Battery changed, oil changed, and a tune up. They checked the system at Autozone and said, the alternator, battery and the starter are fine. Can anyone please ...
I like to change my own oil & filter. but now my dash has a light that says maint due. how can I reset this auto timer for oil changes myself? thanks in advance Reynolds

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