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The Subaru Legacy, Honda Accord, Ford Fusion, Chevy Volt, and the Volvo XC60 are five of the overall safest used cars you can buy for under $20,000.
The Top 5 Selling Cars in Alaska in 2012
Alaska requires a different kind of vehicle to handle both the terrain and the wintery conditions. While some of the most popular options for the Alaskan terrain in previous years included...
The Top 5 Selling Cars in Arizona in 2012
Depending on where you live in Arizona, the weather is either arid or there may be periods of heavy snow – such as in the mountain areas. The vehicles that have...
The Top 5 Selling Cars in Arkansas in 2012
Arkansas, like many other states, has to deal with a wide range of weather, from the stifling to the icy. This means drivers need vehicles that can handle the heat while...
The Top 5 Selling Cars in Alabama in 2012
2012 was a great year in Alabama for auto manufacturing, but that wasn’t the only bright spot. Vehicle sales in Alabama were also robust in 2012. Nothing much changed in terms...
The Top 5 Selling Cars in Kansas in 2012
Kansas sees a varied climate with all four seasons, which means drivers in the area choose a variety of vehicles. In years past, some of the front-runners have included the Ford...
The Top 5 Selling Cars in California in 2012
California natives are notably environmentally conscious, and this often shows in their choices of vehicles as well. While trucks rarely make it to the top spots, hybrid vehicles are frequently on...
The Top 5 Selling Cars in Florida in 2012
Florida offers great weather year round, and the fact that snow and ice never factor into the equation means drivers don’t have to focus on the overall vehicle handling as they...
The Top 5 Selling Cars in Connecticut in 2012
Connecticut offers plenty of rain and its fair share of snow during the winter months, which means drivers need vehicles that can handle these conditions. Top selling vehicles in previous years...
Top Five Selling Cars in Colorado in 2012
Colorado offers a varied climate depending on where drivers are located. Those in lower elevations see plenty of sunshine all year, while those in the mountain areas can see as much...
The Top 5 Selling Cars in Delaware in 2012
Delaware offers a variety of weather, which means drivers have to be prepared for both the mild and the treacherous. In previous years, the best-selling vehicles have included the Honda Civic,...
2012 Subaru Forester vs. 2012 Subaru Outback: Which One Should I Buy?
When you need to get there in style and possibly by crossing a rocky creek or mountain path, the mid-size SUV/crossover is the vehicle of choice. These semi-large people-movers provide a lot of range and a lot of...
2012 Toyota Tundra vs. 2012 Chevrolet Silverado: Which One Should I Buy?
Large work trucks are meant for one thing: work! These vehicles are rough and ready, and can handle nearly anything you throw at them, with the exception of a car pool. While they offer two or four door...
2012 Toyota Sienna vs. 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan: Which One Should I Buy?
The battle of the minivans: Toyota Sienna versus the Dodge Grand Caravan. Both of these comfy people-movers provide options galore, and the minivan is meant to get everyone where they need to go safely and quickly, at a...
2012 Jeep Patriot vs. 2012 Honda CR-V: Which One Should I Buy?
The mid-size SUV is a great vehicle for getting a lot of people from one place to another, with a decent price point and pretty good ongoing fuel economy. While they are never going to get the amazing...
2012 Toyota Prius vs. 2012 Chevrolet Volt: Which One Should I Buy?
While these two vehicles are both certainly cost-effective to drive, they can be difficult to compare due to the Prius’ entry in the mid-size category and the Volt living squarely in the compact car category. Both of these...
2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee vs. 2012 Dodge Durango: Which One Should I Buy?
Medium to large SUVs are a fun class of vehicles: plenty large enough for moving people around, but if you really want to get out there in the mud and have some fun, they are still good for...
2012 Chevrolet Impala vs. 2012 Toyota Camry: Which One Should I Buy?
In the battle for the family vehicle, the 4-door sedan is a strong contender that just continues to be a viable option even with the rise of the crossover SUV and the popularity of passenger vans. These sedans...
2012 Toyota Tacoma vs. 2012 Nissan Frontier: Which One Should I Buy?
The smaller truck category includes those vehicles for men (and women!) who just want to scoot around town but who are opposed to driving a small car and just prefer a truck. These relatively fuel-efficient vehicles offer little...
2012 Chevrolet Malibu vs. 2012 Ford Fusion: Which One Should I Buy?
When you want a midsize sedan, you’re looking for something that will offer you the best fuel economy for the size as well as additional safety features that will keep your family safe while you’re driving across town...

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I was putting in the alternator and then after I had all the bolts tighten down all that I heard a hissing sound and then the freo
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How does an adaptive transmission work
There is not a fixed end-point insofar as the "learning" or adaptive strategy. The initial "adaptation" occurs within miles but these systems typically rely on "fuzzy" logic so there are continual changes in the operation of the transmission just as...
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My fan for my a c and heater is only blowing air on 2 3 and 4 settings but not 1
The blower motor resistor, in the motor speed control circuit, is probably faulty. If your vehicle does not have automatic temperature control, the part that needs to be replaced is relatively inexpensive. If you desire a definitive diagnosis, and replacement...
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How do I turn the air bag indicator light off in my 2012 Toyota Corolla
Hello. The airbag light can come on for any number of reasons. The most common being that the clock spring in the steering column has failed. It loses its connection and causes the light to come on. It can also...
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Having a problem with the remote start on my car?
Hi There, This is common when the battery fails inside the remote. I would recommend replacing the battery in the remote first. If this does not solve your problem, you may have a faulty signal from the remote to the...
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Want to know if engine number matches vin
There is an engine serial number stamped on the extreme right lower front of your engine. The exact location of the serial number is depicted in an illustration appearing on page 9-10 (Section 9, page 10) of your vehicle's owner...
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What would cause my engine to make a squealing noise in my 2012 Jeep Wrangler
Hi there. From your description of the noise and when it occurs it sounds like it is coming from the belt. It may be as simple as a worn out belt or one of the engine accessories may be failing....
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I was driving had my car on gear and lost acceleration. I pushed the clutch in and put on gear but only grind but won't move?
If the clutch lever, on the transmission, is functioning something has mechanically failed in the clutch and/or the transmission. If the clutch failed, and you heard gears grinding, as you tried to shift the transmission, some damage may have been...
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Had a water pump on 2012 Toyota Camry replaced earlier this month by a your mechanic mechanic, now same issue as before, weep hole
Hi there. I've forwarded your question to our sales and service department, who will be able to look up your service to determine what can be done to resolve this issue. They should be contacting you soon. Thanks
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new engine by ford hesitating, misfiring at wot. Changed spark plugs, crank pos. sensor, relearn ecm
Hi there. Trying to diagnose a misfiring issue is nearly impossible remotely. However, it's not very easy at a location either. I would recommend reading this article on the common causes of an engine misfire and trying to trace issues...
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Distronic plus, parktronic inoperative, pre-safe limited, ECS off during driving.
Hello, thank you for writing in. There are two possibilities that are most likely at this point. Either the run-up caused the issue, or an underlying issue caused the need for a tune-up. The best place to start is to...
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What is the cost Part and labor to replace a thouttle body on 2012 Lexus RX350?
Hi, I will be glad to help you with this. You can obtain a written quote, and schedule the repair to suit your needs, by using YourMechanic’s throttle body replacement service page. Once on that page, please click on "Get...
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Vibration when accelerating from low speeds, MPG is reduced
If your car is misfiring, the Check Engine light should be on. Unless it is not working.There are some other possibilities which would not turn on the check engine light, but without driving the car it's very hard for me...
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2012 Sonic on Startup sounds like grinding metal against metal coming from Turbo area
Hi There, It sounds like you may have a starter gear that is hanging on and sticking to the flywheel after releasing the key. When the starter is activated by the starter solenoid, a small gear comes out and engages...
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Converting my 2912 Fusion SE to AWD v6
There's a saying when it comes to modifying cars: Anything can be done if your pockets are deep enough. As to what it would cost to convert a fwd car to awd, the costs can be infinite. Assuming the fwd...
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I have a 2012 VW CC and it is bucking/loosing acceleration whenever I hit the gas hard.
Hello. Most of the time this is caused by low fuel pressure or a failing or dirty air flow sensor. I would usually scan the computer for codes first to see if anything comes up. If there are codes then...
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Slight vibration and a humming noise coming from steering column and the front wheels
Based on the symptoms you are describing, you may have a wheel bearing that has developed some free play and may also have dried out. This can cause both a vibration and a humming noise. If you have altered the...
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Can 205/40z17 84w tires fit on my 2012 Malibu?
Tire size 205/40z17 is not specified for your vehicle and thus does not fit. Use of that size will alter your speedometer reading, at minimum, and possibly affect other vehicle speed sensors affecting shift patterns. Your current tires are probably...
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hi jeffrey, a friend asked me to clean his 2012 g37 trottle bodies, besides not disturbing the elect. connection or hoses, and o-r
There are some throttle bodies that are not recommended to be cleaned with any sort of solvents as they can damage the mass air flow sensor. I would recommend consulting with your owner's manual or local dealership to determine if...

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