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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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2011 Prius. Check hybrid system. Car still turns on. Just very little power. Barely get to 45 mph.
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The fault(s) that have caused the check engine light to illuminate should be investigated and resolved first because occasionally resolving those also removes the cause for the Stabilitrak warning light light. The recommended service is a check engine light diagnostic....
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Rattle/banging in front end over bumps?
Hello, thank you for writing in. Tracing down a rattle can be frustrating. It takes a process of elimination, and tests to every part of the suspension, steering, and wheel assemblies. You are correct in wanting to test the control...
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Banging/ rattling noise coming from the front suspension?
Hi.. unfortunately, I could not access the video (says, "content not available"). The rubber bond in a control arm bushing should be tight and appear unbroken and thus there should be no "excess" free play as you move the arm....
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ABS light is on
Hi There, It sounds like one of the ABS wheel speed sensors may have been bumped or interfered with when the tire was replaced. Your car is equipped with wheel speed sensors at each of the four wheels which monitor...
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Chevy camaro reduced engine power warning
Hi there. The fuel pressure regulator is one of those parts that does not have a recommended replacement schedule. It might be proactive of you to replace it, however, it is possible that the reduced power light may have been...
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For someone who can do all the work themselves, is a Cadillac expensive to maintain? I.e. parts wise, frequency​ of needed work.
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Can I replace my 225/45R18 tires with 215/55R17 tires? The 215's are what ALL tire sites say are original factory size
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Changing spark plug or ignition coils
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Should I buy a x6 or is it a money pit?
Hi there. Just like any other vehicle, depending on how well the vehicle was maintained will depend on whether or not you're buying an investment of a money pit. Without knowing this data, it's really hard for us to give...
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2011 malibu front end vibrates during acceleration above 50 mph. Is it the drive shaft?
Hi there. It's hard to tell whether or not the driveaxle would be the source of this vibration without test driving or inspecting the car. In most cases, when your car vibrates around 50 mph, it's an indication of wheels...
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I have a question about my 2011 Hyundai Sonata my car will crank but won't start it's like the engine is trying too start but it's
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The back-up camera on our 2011 Ford Edge shows shows images upside down or a blank screen 50% of the time. How do we fix this?
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I hear a rattling noise in the back of my car.I was told I need rear struts not sure which parts
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When car is off and in park I can turn the wheel left and right and makes a clicking/clicking noise.i have changed both ball j LRT
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My 2011 Ram 1500 Hemi randomly stalls while coming to a stop, and/or while in a slow turn.
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Why would my brake light come on in my 2011 Mini Cooper Clubman
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