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Nissan 240 SX Rear Brakes Smoking

I have a Nissan 240 sx 1990. Last week i changed the rear brakes on it and i found out that the calibers was locking up so i bought new one then i couldn’t get fluids to the lines and found out it was the master cylinder. Changed got a new one well i bleed…

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Chevrolet Impala Emissions Leak And Brake Noise

Just had spark plugs, plug wires, thermostat, fan assembly and head gaskets replaced on my 2002 Chevy Impala . The check engine light came on and on and Autozone gave a readout of an air leak. He said it was probably something with the gas cap or fuel line. Please what else could it be? Answer:…

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Chevrolet Silverado Vibration When Braking

Just replaced front pads and rotors on 2006 Chevy Silverado, left side also got a new caliper and bracket plus a new hub bearing. When i applied the brakes they vibrate hard.  Getting a nasty vibration during braking. Found one bad rotor, replaced that, now it still vibrates through the pedal, but not as bad. What…

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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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Car Problems With GM Auto Parts And Employees

This is going to basically be another rants and raves article, but this time it is going to be about our parts department at the dealership. Normally, everything runs smoothly. We have a great parts manager and most of the counter guys are fun to be around and are knowledgeable. We do have one guy,…

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Common Cause For Chevrolet Equinox ABS Light

Here’s something we as technicians see a whole bunch of….bad hub bearings. Whether they are causing the Antilock Brake (ABS) light to come on, or are just making a terrible grinding or growling noise as you drive, these are replaced almost daily at our shop on just about every model of vehicle. Today I had…

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