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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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Reverse light flashers with blinker
The reverse light circuit has its own ground. Unless the bulb polarity has been reversed (anywhere in the circuit), the bulb is being powered at the bulb socket via the hot wire (the wiring diagram will let you know which...
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I want to replace o2 sensors on 2011 chevy Impala 3.5 V6, how many o2 sensors are there?
Hi Patrick. Thanks for contacting us today. GM doesn't make things simple for consumers or mechanics. Your Impala either has a standard v-6 configuration (where the motor is installed straight like a V-8, or inverse (which means it's sideways). The...
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I had to jump start my car
Hi Luis. Thanks for contacting us today. When you need to jump-start your car it is because the battery does not have enough cranking amps to engage the starter. This can be due to a dead battery, or the alternator...
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a Chevy Cruze 2011 and when I stop at a red like or when the areis not moving and I get ready to accelerate its hesitation
Hi Nawaza. Thanks for contacting us today. The Chevrolet Cruze isn't well known for its acceleration ability. However, this could be a sign of a rather signification fuel system obstruction or even transmission problems. I would recommend having a professional...
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My Dodge Avenger is running hot intermittently. New thermostate, coolant has been flushed for air pockets.
A scan tool should be applied to measure the actual engine operating temperature. Gauge and/or temperature sensor/sending unit malfunctions have to be ruled out. if the car is in fact overheating, a plugged radiator, a faulty radiator pressure cap, collapsed...
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I recently replaced the clutch plate of my Toyota Corolla Altis 2011. It is still very hard.
Hi Sahil. Thanks for contacting us today. If the clutch plate alone was replaced, it's possible that either the clutch is not correctly adjusted or the faulty component is something different. It's best practices to replace the entire clutch pack...
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I pulled a fuse out and now my 2011 Acadia won’t start
Test the fuse that you removed to be sure it is intact. If the fuse was pulled while the circuit was powered, that can cause it to open. Once you are sure that the fuse is intact, be sure that...
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My 2011 sonata shut off while driving. All the lightsurned on before it shut off. When I tried to start it the car makes a cli
The battery should be load tested to determine its condition although if the battery is more than 5 years old, it should be replaced outright. Once you have a known good battery, or a new one, if the vehicle does...
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Is the OLM in a 2011 Chevy Malibu LT calibrated for a specific type of oil, such as a synthetic blend or full synthetic oil?
The algorithm in GM's oil life monitor system does not "know" anything about the quality, type, brand, rating, certifications or viscosity of the oil you are using. Rather the remaining "life" of the oil in your vehicle is inferred based...
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2011 Hyundai Sonata, both break light sockets are burnt
You need to have both sockets replaced and make sure to use factory bulbs from dealer so you make sure you are using the correct bulbs. Some aftermarket bulbs are not correct and will overheat sockets causing the problem. ...
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Debris in fuel tank.
Hi Paul. Thanks for contacting us today. It's hard to say whether or not this small seal will cause damage. If nothing else, it might clog the pick-up screen and cause a restriction. It might be best to remove the...
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After you replace spark plugs from having a misfire and engine light being on should the engine light go off automatically?
If the underlying fault was limited to the spark plugs, the light will go off on its own. However, if additional and unresolved causes of the misfiring still exist and/or there are other OBD-II monitored malfunctions, then the light will...
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Chevy Cruze Overheating
Hi Martin. Thanks for contacting us today. There are a few possible issues here, starting with the ECU itself. It's possible that you have an electrical short caused by an exposed sensor harness that is sending false data to the...
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Husband stripped spark plughole in f150. He's pissed. Anyway anyone can do this at our house? He has parts/threads stripped
A repair to the threads can be performed on a mobile basis, right at your location, if you request plug replacement. Simply indicate in the notes that you are seeking thread repair only (no part installation). Or, you can telephone...
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I have a 2011 kia optima my Check engine light keeps coming on I've had an evap test done and diagnosis nothing can be found any s
The underlying malfunction was either not identified or, in the best case, was only partly resolved by replacement of the valve. In the worst case, the valve was replaced speculatively, without adequate testing to determine if it was actually faulty,...
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I put a some washers in my down pipe before my muffler to make my car sound louder and unfortunately hydroplaned and banged up my
Normally, once a fault is cleared the light will turn off quickly and automatically. You can use a scan tool to manually command the light off. That is done by erasing the trouble codes. If the light comes back on...
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I have 2011 Licoln Navigator and when I stop I feel a jolt in
There's a possibility of this being engine or transmission related as, for example, a very abrupt, but delayed downshift can create the effect of "jolting". If it is not the engine or transmission, then the possibilities are chassis, suspension or...
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Etc light comes on car starts sputtering revs at 2500 rpms at a dead stop already replaces pedal postioning sensor
An advanced scanner would reveal some diagnostic clues, if any codes were stored. With regard to Dodge models, reported fixes for ETC failures have included replacing the thermostat (the thermostat is electrically "linked" to the throttle control), cleaning or replacement...
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Where exactly is the fuel rail pressure sensor on a 2011 Chev Camaro 3.6 V6?
As you face the crankshaft pulley, the pressure sensor is installed just slightly ahead of the no 2. fuel injector. It will be just slightly to the right of the center line of the engine as you face the crankshaft...
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hello, i have a 2011 camry and the problem is when the alternator is putting out more juice it makes the belt tensioner bounce
If you are using an aftermarket tensioner, that is not a Toyota OEM part, that might cause some difference in the manner of operation. Also, be sure that the belt is the correct part number and measure the belt tension...

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