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Something wrong with tranny just bought 2 weeks ago engine strong electrical perfect strong smell emissions problem probably passed smog Nov 2015..... Purchased with 5 th gear gone....promises promises from people to help me repair in desperate need of vehicle small child freezing temps. Anyways....loud...BAM, BOOM, BOMP THUD, sound like running over a ...
Hello! and thank you for helping me find a logical answer. I just bought a Subaru Outback 2.5 premium. A very nice car that fits me well. No, not speedy but strong and stable with a lot of room. However, when I got her, looking at the back of the car and while referencing the bumper, the left was lower than the right. Kind of like lob-sided. I told ...
Parked car it rolled backwards put on parking brake. Changed shift assembly nothing!!! The steering wheel isn't locked & the car wont start. So if it's out of gear how do put it in park?

2013 Dodge Avenger,5000 mileage, it running very well for 2 weeks, one day, after running very well for 60 miles, then I stopped it for about 40 minute at parking place, after that, it did not start without crank, the battery is ok with 12v, start is good. can you help me find the possible problems ? Thanks.

Can you help me im trying to find the parking brake wire it says it in the fuse compartment

I am towing the car at the back of a motor home. Went through the steps Honda recommends for towing preparation. I left the parking break on. My husband & I thought the other person took off the parking break. We have traveled approximately 25 miles on interstate type conditions. What damage did this cause to the brake system? What should we note as ...

I have a red lightning bolt light that came on two days ago. I was running the air and it started blowing hot once the light came on. I pulled into a parking lot, turned the car off and waited 5-10 minutes. Cranked the car back up, no red lightning bolt. Didn't try the air. Drove to O'Reilly to get tested. No luck due to Covid. Independent ...


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