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A Buyer’s Guide to the 2011 Toyota Land Cruiser
This multi-tasking full-size SUV offers all the versatility of a traditional mini-van with the amenities and comfort level of a high-end sedan. Add in the 4WD that allows you to chew up...
A Buyer’s Guide to the 2011 Lincoln Town Car
2011 marked the final year for Lincoln’s aging Town Car. It offered an immense amount of space in the front and the rear, as well as the iconic style for which the...
A Buyer’s Guide to the 2011 Buick Lucerne
2011 marked the final year of production for the Buick Lucerne, a venerable full-sized sedan that offers ample room in the interior. The car was noted for the significant amount of interior space...
A Buyer’s Guide to the 2011 Mazda Tribute
2011 marked the final year of production for the Mazda Tribute, a compact SUV that shared a platform with certain Ford models. The Tribute managed to combine relative affordability with decent performance and...
A Buyer’s Guide to the 2011 Dodge Nitro
While the Nitro shares some typical crossover features with competitors like the Equinox and even Dodge’s own Journey and Jeep Liberty, what it doesn’t share is typical conservative styling. This boxy beauty (or...
A Buyer’s Guide to the 2011 BMW X6 ActiveHybrid
This “Sports Activity Vehicle” – a moniker bestowed by its maker – is one of those few cars that toes the line between SUV, hatchback sedan, and a just plain quirky car....
A Buyer’s Guide to the 2011 Dodge Dakota
2011 marked the final year of production for Dodge’s venerable Dakota pickup truck. It was a compact pickup, not quite the size of the Ram, and competed with similar models like the Chevy...
A Buyer’s Guide to the 2011 Mitsubishi Endeavor
The 2011 Mitsubishi Endeavor is a crossover SUV that manages to provide decent comfort, power and performance into a single package. This also marked the final year of production for the SUV, as...
A Buyer’s Guide to the 2011 Cadillac DTS
The 2011 Cadillac DTS is a full-size sedan that offers the comfort and luxury you expect from this automaker. It manages to combine a comfortable ride with tremendous amounts of cargo capacity in...
A Buyer’s Guide to the 2011 Cadillac STS
Big, bold and beautiful, the 2011 Cadillac STS is a full-size, four-door sedan that promises more than ample room for the entire family, as well as the power and performance you expect from...
A Buyer’s Guide to the 2011 Mazda RX-8
The 2011 Mazda RX-8 is a sporty, two-door coupe that is able to seat four people (two in the front and two in the rear). While this was the final year of production...
A Buyer’s Guide to the 2011 Volvo S40
When you think of Volvo, safety undoubtedly comes to mind first, and that’s exactly what the 2011 Volvo S40 is all about. Of course, it’s also comfortable, refined and features a pretty high-performing engine, to...
A Buyer’s Guide to the 2011 Mercedes-Benz ML450 Hybrid
The 2011 Mercedes-Benz ML450 Hybrid is Mercedes' first hybrid SUV. It can perform light off-roading tasks while still being able to tow a good amount of weight. It has excellent fuel...
A Buyer’s Guide to the 2011 Lexus LX 570
Despite pressure on the automobile industry to produce more – and better – fuel-stingy options for the mass market, there remains a place for luxury SUVs that are neither size conscious nor...
A Buyer’s Guide to the 2011 Ford Ranger
The 2011 Ford Ranger offers affordable pricing with excellent styling. It is a compact pickup that is both inexpensive to operate and own. The vehicle is capable of going off-road while still being...
2011 Dodge Ram vs. 2011 Ford F-150: Which One Should I Buy?
Large trucks can be fun to drive, and even more fun to get dirty. Unfortunately, they may also cause you to get phone calls from friends who need to move into a new apartment. Fortunately, just having a...

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Why would my car drive at 0 rpms ? It's a 2011 Hyundai Accent.
Hello, thank you for writing in. The gauge on your dashboard that tells you the engine speed, measured in RPMs, is called the tachometer. If just the tachometer is not working, it may be getting a weak signal (or no...
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Cleaned throttle body, now it won't go into gear.
The Idle Air Control valve got damaged when the throttle body was cleaned. I suggest removing the IAC valve and cleaning it out. The electronics could be wet causing the valve to change the engine idle and the computer will...
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my transmission is leaking in 2011 chevy aveo I just purchased
Have a certified technician look into the transmission fluid leak as soon as possible. A number of faults can cause the leak. Seals are certainly among them, Output shaft seals, front pump seal, etc, Even the transmission pan seal /...
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I have a "suspension fault" light that appear on my 2011 Range Rover sport supercharged. It goes away after I cut the truck off.
The air suspension system is comprised of air struts front and rear. The air pump is located beneath the carpeting in the cargo area. The system relies on height sensors at each strut to signal the electronic control unit for...
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I have changed battery. I think I put non compatible battery initially and it's start car alarm loud not turned off with remote ac
As long as the nominal voltage of the battery is 12 volts, it's compatible. Of course, you need sufficient energy storage capacity, too, which in your case is probably around 850 cold cranking amps. As long as you did not...
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Squeaking in the belt area
One or more pulleys are out of plane and/or a pulley or idler bearing is faulty. If the origin of the noise is not really obvious (pinpointed) on the mechanic's initial inspection, a quick diagnostic can be performed by simply...
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When releasing my clutch in first gear, it stutters and vibrates the car.
It's probably clutch related, for example due to worn out friction material and/or a pressure plate defect BUT it's also possible that the motor mounts could be implicated and the engine as well if the engine is bogging down (due...
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One of my running lights is out can I still pass Texas state inspection?
The law states that the lights on a vehicle are to work at all times. However, running daytime lights are designed to come on when the visibility is lower than 65% outside. This is a feature to the vehicle so...
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Defroster works - hot or cold air depending on what temperature you have it on, but not vent or heat. 2011 Ford Edge
Hello - your symptoms suggest that the HVAC blower motor resistor has failed. The blower motor resistor limits fan motor speed for the Low and Medium settings, but is not involved at the Max setting. Since defrost on most cars...
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I think my crankshaft is broken on my car
Hi there. If your crankshaft was broken the engine would not be able to run - period. So, we can remove that from the possible issues. An incomplete combustion in the engine will cause a sputter as can the ignition...
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Can I drive over 65 mph with traction control on? Or should I turn traction control off?
Traction control helps with the stability of the vehicle in all conditions and works with the ABS system to ensure that the vehicle can stop fast and keep the vehicle in a safe condition on any roadway condition. I recommend...
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2011 traverse stability light keeps coming on making me lose engine power.
The stability control system is controlled by, and relies on, a number of components and factors. It piggybacks on the ABS system. It relies on wheel speed sensors, steering angle sensors, as well as throttle and brake position sensors. When...
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Whine from 2011 f150 drivetrain
Hi there. If the replacement transmission you installed was used, it's quite possible that some component inside is damaged as well. However, it is more likely that the initial diagnosis is incorrect if you are still hearing this pining sound....
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Engine fan keeps running
Hi There, It sounds like you have two separate issues going on. The fan continuously running suggests that you may have a faulty cooling fan relay which may be causing the fan to continue running like this. The engine oil...
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I am replacing the starter on my 2011 Hyundai sonata and it won't go all the way into the opening
If the starter will not go all the way into the opening then you have an incorrect part. You need to double check the old and new part to be different. If you have a remanufactured part then you may...
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The drivers door will not open from the inside or the outside.
When you say open, do you mean the door cannot physically open or is the lock not working? If the door physically cannot open, the linkage between the release inside the door and the handles may have come loose or...
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The uconnect in my Jeep is not working properly.
Typically this type of issue involves a problem with the radio or media interface in the vehicle. There may be a loose connection or there may be a software update available to correct the concern. The best place to have...
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Every time I start my car the first time I turn my wheel I hear a pop then no problem no more sound and steering seems to work fine.
Sounds like your have bad strut mounts and a broken spring with the spring popping in and out and then getting reset as the spring pops into place. Check the front springs and see if they are cracked or damaged....
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Car door only opens from inside
The interior and exterior door handles have their own separate linkages to the door latch. One possible cause is the connection from the exterior door handle to the latch. If the linkage is loose, out of adjustment, or broken, the...
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I just bought a used vehicle and after certification by dealer the steering vibrate when applying brake.
Hi there. The brake pads and rotors are worn and need replaced. The steering wheel is vibrating when pressing on the brake pedal because the rotors and brake pads have a wobble in them as they are having a runnout...

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