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A Buyer’s Guide to the 2010 Dodge Viper
2010 2010 was the last production year for the Dodge Viper before it took an extended leave of absence from the automaker’s lineup. It would debut once more in 2013. The 2010 Dodge Viper is a two-seat roadster (convertible) and...
2010 Hyundai Santa Fe vs. 2010 Kia Rondo: Which One Should I Buy?
There are two different classes of vehicle represented here: the 2WD SUV in the Santa Fe and the mid-size station wagon or crossover SUV in the Kia Rondo. The difference between these two classes may seem slight, but the crossover...

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Synthetic oil doesn't seem to do a better job of lubricating, but it doesn't wear out as fast. So if you are bad about letting your oil go a long time between changes synthetic is a good idea. I use...
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For the 2010 Odyssey, there is no specified time/mileage interval at which the brake fluid should be changed. In this circumstance, where there is no maintenance interval specified, industry practice is to recommend changing the brake fluid every 3 years...
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If you are referring to engine modifications, some vendors are Megan Racing (stainless steel exhaust header), Yonaka (stainless steel cat back exhaust), DC Sports (cold air intake) and so forth. There are many, not to mention the custom fabrication shops....
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Alpine and Pioneer have been reported to be suppliers of Honda audio system components but there are actually many vendors and a lot of variance depending on model and type of system. To determine the origin of specific audio components...
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Hi there Patel. Thanks again for your question. Bose is an exceptional aftermarket stereo component, but we're really not suited to answer questions about aftermarket applications. We stick to OEM repairs and solutions.
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2010 camaro theres something causing my catalytic convers to go out.. I keep switching them.. Three times already.. Only one not b
Hi there. Thanks for contacting us today. There are a few things that can cause a catalytic converter to wear prematurely. The most common is excessive use of aftermarket fuel additives or using either poor quality or leaded gasoline (racing...
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Dealership says water pump needs replacing
With regard to the dealership, or any mechanic for that matter, simply ask for the evidence substantiating the diagnosis and proposed repair. In the case of an alternator, once the drive belt is removed from the engine, and the engine...
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I.changed my coils and spark plugs on bmw 328! My car is shaking
Hi Wendy. Thanks for contacting us tonight. After these repairs are completed, 80% of the time, this symptom is caused by the spark plug wires being connected to the wrong plugs, a vacuum line that is loose or an electrical...
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Replaced throttle body in 2010 chevy malibu and now it will not relearn.
On this particular re-learn, the scan tool is helpful because it can re-set learned airflow values to zero. However, as you can see from the Factory Service Manual instructions, merely driving the car after an unsuccessful "re-learn" will cause the...
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My 2010 dodge charger will not start and there's a lightning bolt icon that is illumated... Also the check engine light has came o
Hi Tiffany. Thanks for contacting us today. Inside the owner manual of your 2010 Dodge Charger, there will be a section that describes what each warning indicator light means. The lightning bolt is an indication that something within the charging...
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Low rpms at idle and vibration, car running sluggish
Hi there. Thanks for contacting us today. The problem with trying to diagnose that is inconsistent like you've described is that it's incredibly difficult because, in all honesty, nothing is likely "broken". It's more than possible that a few components...
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Car grinding and jerking
Check the fluid level (and fluid condition) in the transmission to be sure the fluid level is not too high or too low. The jerking could be transmission or engine related. If the noise is coming from the transmission, and...
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Problems after transmission put in
Check to see if there is warranty coverage on the work that was performed. It is not clear if the issue is the engine jerking or the transmission jerking, or both. The noise, of course, is a clear indication of...
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Why my turn signals don't work?
If both rear turn signal lights are not working correctly, it's most likely due to an electrical relay or fuse that supplies power to the tail lights. However, if it's a fuse, it's likely that the parking lights (when you...
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White smoke coming out from exhaust, what can that be?
Hello, thanks for writing in. I'd be happy to help. White smoke from the exhaust can be caused by a few things. First off, keep in mind that white smoke coming from the tailpipe after a cold start can be...
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Where are the climate control sensors located?
Hi there. Check the heater control valve in the engine compartment that is in line with the heater hoses and the engine. If the valve is sticking or shutting off, then the heater will not produce enough heat for the...
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Water pump replacement
Yes. I would replace the tensioner at the same time since the only addition would be parts and there would be minimal labor added since you are already removing the water pump. The tensioner is most likely just as worn...
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Water pump
Hello, thank you for writing in. You are correct in assuming the water pump may be to blame. You may also want to make sure the fans are turning on, and that your radiator and overflow tank both have the...
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VDC Off & Slip Light is on
The VDC and Slip Light illumination could be an indication that you are getting low on brake fluid, due to worn brake pads. Low brake fluid could cause the throttle control to kick in when a sudden vehicle movement is...
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Transmission not shifting
Hi There, It sounds like you may have a faulty transmission speed sensor that may be causing this to happen. The other possibility may be a clogged transmission fluid filter that could also be limiting the flow of the transmission...

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