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Dear Patty, I have a 04 Dodge truck with 60,000 miles. Recently, the brakes failed and it was discovered that the fluid was contaminated. A complete brake replacement was performed. Only one place has done my oil changes and I feel that someone added something incorrectly. The break down was 6 weeks after my last oil change. I am waiting for lab ...
ML320/2001 leaking on passengerside inside of car, is this the heater core? Or maybe a hose? The air conditioning is working fine, it gets very cold, but poddle of water on the floor of car; I need your help and advice. Thank you will be happy to be your reply. Thanks
1999 mustang convertible with a rear window seal leak and small tear in the cornors. water drains into the rear carpet area. any practical fix?
Hi, I took my Chevy Trailblazer to the dealer for a recall repair and they said my water pump also needed repair for $460. I'm making the repair since I need to travel in a couple days, but asked the service rep and manager for discounts or coupons and they would not help me. Doesn't this seem expensive and a coincidence? Thanks! Karen
My car overheats only when it is hot outside. Would that be due to the thermostat, the radiator, or water pump?
I purchased our daughter a 1999 VW beetle For $5500 for her 16yr. birthday. We did not have it inspected - bad mistake - we were dumb. So, when we purchased the car we knew the AC did not work. Within 3 wks of the purchase, not only did we repair the A/C blower motor, blower motor resistor and climate control panel, we had to replace the battery, clutch kit ...
My car has a timing belt. Can you tell me when is the recommended replacement interval for the timing belt and is it recommended to replace the water pump in conjunction with the belt?

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