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Mitsubishi Pajero Junior ABS, 4×4 Lights And Car Stalls

My Mitsubishi Pajero Junior has the Abs light on and 4×4 is flashing what could be the cause? Most likely a bad wheel speed sensor. When this happens ABS is disabled and also the 4×4 system because the computer cannot determine the individual wheel speeds. Do I need to replace the antilock brake sensor? And…

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Is This A 1949 Oldsmobile?

Hi, I have a question. We have a few pictures of a ’’supposedly’’ 1949 Oldsmobile. We aren’t convinced that it’s a ’49. Could we send you a few pictures, and you could possibly confirm the exact yr/model of Olds’ it actually is? We would certainly appreciate any info you could answer on her. Thank you!…

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Chevrolet Malibu Stalling Problems

My 2000 Chevrolet Malibu has been having problems starting and stalling since I got it about a month ago. We replaced the crankshaft sensor (one of them, at least, the one under the engine near the oil pan) and the problem went away for a while, then came back. Found out there were some wires…

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Acura Integra Low Oil Pressure Warning Light On

Live Chat: I HAVE A 1992 ACURA INTEGRA AND MY OIL LIGHT SEEMS TO BE FLASHING. I HAVE CHECKED MY PRESSURE, I HAVE REPLACED OIL SENDING UNIT, I HAVE LOOKED OVER EVERYTHING AND STILL UNSURE OF WHAT THE CAUSE COULD BE? You say you checked the pressure? What was it? It starts up at 80…

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Pontiac Brake Fluid Leak Repair And Diagnosis

We bought a 2000 Pontiac Grand Prix GT with 81,000 miles on it less than a week ago. The brakes have gone out. At first we thought the brakes were just wet and that is why the car would  not stop properly, so we waited for them to dry off and tried again. Later in…

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Video And Review Of The 2012 Toyota Camry

Anyone who has owned a Toyota Camry before will not be disappointed with the 2012 model. It lives up to the quality expected by this top selling car. Estimated price is between $21,500 and $27,500 which is actually a little cheaper than past models. This was accomplished by reducing the number of option and feature…

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Car Repair Problems For Mechanics

Car repairs can be tough on a mechanic. Auto repair on cars and trucks for a living can take it’s toll on you. After years of sevicing all makes and models, my head is full of information, specifications, procedures and common problems. Many of which are now useless to me since older cars no lnger come…

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Auto Repair Customer Do’s and Dont’s

After writing my last article, I had some thoughts on some other things that the everyday dealership customer should know. When you bring your car into a dealership for repair, their goal is to make you happy. Fixing your car properly, being friendly towards you, and just making your experience there a pleasant one. Everyone…

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Extended Automotive Car Repair Warranty Explained

Let’s talk a little bit about warranties. Everything from your factory warranty to extended warranties. New cars, used cars, and just about any car these days has some form of warranty! Like I said in my earlier article, most new car makers have really extended their factory warranty on new vehicles for a long time.…

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1990 Cadillac Battery Goes Dead Overnight and Won’t Start

1990 Cadillac Fleetwood. The car won’t start due to dead battery after about 12 hours. I have had the battery and alternator tested, and they tested OK. There must be a power draw somewhere. Do you have any ideas? The battery and alternator tested OK. Mechanic JK: By what you are describing, it sounds like…

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Chevrolet Chevelle Won’t Start Sometimes

I have been having trouble with my starter on my 73 Chevelle 350 bored over 30. The starter will work fine for a few days then just out of the blue, I try to start the car and I get a clunking noise. I have replaced the flywheel, I have replaced the starter with a…

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Do I Need New Brakes On My Car?

This article might be a bit related to the rant and raves article I posted a while back. I’m writing this after working yesterday and having to deal with probably one of the most argumentative people ever. It all started when I got the repair order for a vehicle with an ‘abnormal brake noise’. I was going…

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