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Last night I had my service engine soon light come on. it is not flashing, it just comes on and stayed on. never happened before. the car runs ok, like it always has, no jerking or stalling, but i am overdue for an oil change. can you help me troubleshoot this? Lisa , New York
Should I replace just the rubber inserts of my windshield wipers or the integrated assembly of rubber insert and frame. Some people push the rubber only inserts as cheaper and not too difficult to do; others say a new frame with rubber insert already attached assures a better fitted and secure new experience and is much easier to do but it can be ...
Dealer says if we rotate our wheels the tire pressure monitors will not work at all. Is there a way to reprogram them; or will they read only in the wrong wheel position? Dealer service says it has to be done with their equiptment. Thank You Linda Davidson
I have an EGR fault light showing and have replaced the top valve but the garage says it has a top and bottom valve is the correct? I'm unsure if this service is free?
I have a 2003 Honda Crv it has 66ooo miles on it My husband bought it for me 2years ago with 64000 miles on it. It runs like a top I had it insp. at honda for NY state and it passed. They said I should do the following. Which is the most important? Emission service, throttle body service, rear diff. service cabin air filter, powersteering flush. I plan ...
The battery died on my Ford F-150, so i replaced it. Ever since then when the truck is idling the RPMS go up and down. It used to be set at 750. It stalls out sometimes. Someone told me that you have to let the truck run for awhile so the computer can reset. So we did and its still doing it. Then I took it to a service center they could reset the ...
My vehicle works fine, I take care of it really good as far as if I need an oil change, brake pads, shocks, battery but other than that I havent really done anything else.... But I would like to know what kind of service I need to have done I'm close to 100,000 miles, now my vehicles has 95,xxx miles. But I havent really done any other kind of services ...

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