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The coolant light in my 2001 Saturn SL1 came on. I was advised to replace the water pump and temperature gauge. I did and the light went off. A short time later, the light came back. Diagnostics did not point to other causes for the light so it was suggested that it was a fuse. It has been a year since I replaced the water pump and temperature gauge. No ...
On May 28, 2013 I took my car to a Patti certified shop for a lube and oil change before I left on a road trip. I was told my Honda civic was due for a new timing belt and that it was recommended to also replace the water pump. I approved the work and it was completed. On May 31, 2013 I left for my trip. 15 miles south of the shop my engine light came ...
I think my 2007 Chevy cobalt might be low on transmission fluid. My car sometimes slightly slips out of gear. Also,the temperature stays hot all the time at 207 degrees. I was told I need to add some antifreeze to my water and that will help with the transmission. Is that true? I did not see any signs of fluid leaking or water under the hood or car. Do a ...
A follow-up to my interior cleaning question for my Jetta with black faux leather interior. The expert suggested peanut butter to remove white stains from sunblock that has gotten on the door panel, steering wheel and a few other places. I also have some water/detergent spots left on the inside door panel from a car wash (window was slightly open). Do ...
Its been a pretty cold winter in Ohio this year, the coldest one in 20 years with temperatures at 20-30 below zero. I've been home for winter break from college and I hadn't been driving my car much because it needed some repairs done on the windshield wiper transmission otherwise I could not see in the snow. My heating was perfect when it worked and the ...
I have water leaking on the drivers side of my 2007 Chrysler 200. Where could it be leaking from?
I have a 1997 Chlysler Sebring LX 2.6 hard top. My water pump is fine I changed out my radiator hoses. My thermostat is fine and my car is still running hot what could it be? According to my gauge its not. I cannot find a leak but I'm leaving water behind. Its not coming out of the tailpipe or anywhere that I can see. I only have condensation coming out of ...

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