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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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Low Coolant Light
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My VDC light came on the other day while snowing and has not went off even while driving on dry road
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My car started to overheat and I have to keep pulling over to cool down. Says oil pressure low and water found in the garage.
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Had alt & batt replaced on 2011 Maxima Nov '17, CVT trans replaced Dec '17. Car just died on me Jan '18 with batt light on. Why?
The battery light can come on for two reasons: 1) there is a fault with the battery/charging system; or 2) the engine has stalled and thus the alternator is not charging. All the warning lights, including the battery light, may...
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My traction light is on 2011 dodge charger
Traction control relies on wheel speed sensors, the ABS system, and electronic controllers. If there is a problem with the traction control system on your vehicle, the illumination of the TCS warning light means that diagnostic trouble codes are stored....
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2011 Ford Fusion Sport wont reverse and smells like its burning
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my car jerks and wont accelerate past 20 mph
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I just had the transmission replaced on my 2011 Nissan Juke with 56000 miles on it and now it is idling rough intermittently and t
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Knocking noise around intake and coolant leaking
If you have a severe coolant leak from the water pump, I would recommend replacing the water pump in order to resolve the leak prior to doing any other repairs. I say this because it is possible that the water...
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Mega fuse snapped off when trying to loosen bolts. Do we need to replace the whole battery fuse box or just the broken fuse?
The mega fuse unbolts and is replaceable separately. If the common plate was bent it can potentially be straightened but if any of the segments of the plate that bolt to to the fuses are broken, you can obtain a...
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The gas pedal to my car got stuck while in park causing the car to smoke out and shut off. Now my car won't start any idea?
Mechanical damage should be ruled out by performing a cylinder compression test. If compression is within specification, then one would test for fuel and spark. If you want all of the required diagnostic steps performed by a certified Mechanic, dispatched...
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I have a 2011 Chevy Malibu that will crank up but shuts right back off.
Unfortunately considering all the recent parts that were replaced, any number of things could he causing this issue. The best thing to do would be to request that the mechanic who replaced all the parts to retrace their steps to...
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Heat only works on drivers side
Hi Brandi. Thanks for contacting us today. At first, I would suspect the blend door as being the source of your problem, but if that has been resolved, this might be a heater core or blower motor issue. Before you...
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I have a 2011 Ram 1500 . Wouldn't start. 65,000 miles. Had battery replaced. Next day won't start again. Runs fine when jumped
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can this code casuse oil leak
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I have a 2011 Chevy Equinox with 150,000 miles on it. The check engine light and Service engine soon light both came on. I brought
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I notice a buring smell sometimes when I drive an a leak as well after I park my car could this be a oil leak
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Throttle body unit
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