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Last summer my a/c quit working and I had compressor changed. About a year ago my battery went dead and to be jumped. Honda put in new battery. 3 weeks ago couldn't start car in the morning. Finally got it jumped..mechanic said everything checked out ok. Both times the car had not been running for 3 hrs and overnight the second time. I have heard it ...

What is the correct reading of transmission fluid on the dip stick when running for five to ten minutes should it be in between the two holes on dip stick

Hello, is there any way that I can turn off the transmission malfunction code light in my 2007 BMW 530xi wagon?

How can i tell if timing is off? I just put new chains, tentioners, gjides and gears in. Im wondering if im off a tooth. Limited power...4000rpm..max Barely stays running at idle and sometimes dies. Codes are: p0300,p0302,p0304,p0306, p2119,p0449 ive test the vent valve....it works! Ive swapped coils of 5 and 6....didnt make difference. When i hold rpms ...

How many fuse boxes does my 2001 Mitsubishi galant gtz has cause my dad is wondering cause he is working on it

Rear right tire is wearing out unevenly. I was told toe and camber on left tire wheel is out of spec and causing this problem. Is this correct?

Tire on back right is wearing more on outside than inside. The tire man said caster and toe on back left wheel are out of alignment and it is causing the wear on the right rear tire. This makes no sense. Is he correct ?


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