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2012 Ford Mustang vs. 2012 Dodge Charger: Which One Should I Buy?
Technically these two vehicles have wildly different classifications: compact for the Ford Mustang and large car for the Dodge Charger. However, who would consider either one anything other than a muscle car? These cars are meant for speed, fun, and...
A Buyer's Guide to the 2012 Cadillac Escalade EXT
The 2012 Cadillac Escalade EXT has a 403-hp, 6.2-liter V8 engine, a fully configurable cargo bed, and a fuel-saving cylinder-deactivation system.
A Buyer’s Guide to the 2012 Buick LaCrosse eAssist
Buick Buick has entered the hybrid market in a big way with the 2012 Buick LaCrosse eAssist model. It has all of the same great looks and features that you would expect from a luxury sedan from Buick. However, the...
A Buyer’s Guide to the 2012 Toyota RAV4
While While the Honda CR-V might have been the pioneer of the compact SUV market, there’s no question that the 2012 Toyota RAV4 is king of the class. Not only does the RAV4 come with your choice of either a...
The Top 5 Selling Cars in Florida in 2012
Florida 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 do in other states. The best selling cars...
The Top 5 Selling Cars in Alaska in 2012
Alaska 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 options such as the Subaru Forester and the...
A Buyer’s Guide to the 2012 Jeep Patriot
Those Those who love getting off road will often turn to a Jeep. The 2012 Patriot could be a good choice for those who want a quality vehicle for the roads, and when they decide to venture off the beaten...
A Buyer's Guide to the 2012 Chevrolet Caprice PPV
With With the phasing out of the long-lived and beloved police cruiser in the form of the Ford Crown Victoria, 2012 brought a new car into town via the Caprice PPV (Police Patrol Vehicle). This new incarnation of an old...
A Buyer’s Guide to the 2012 Chevrolet Corvette
The The Chevrolet Corvette is an American original that has stood the test of time. With the 2012 version, you’ll discover improved handling and horsepower that delivers the superior performance you’ve come to expect from this icon. With options as...
A Buyer’s Guide to the 2012 Ford Fusion Hybrid
The The 2012 Ford Fusion Hybrid is a really great choice for anyone looking for a mid-size sedan. Not only does it boast plenty of room for people and cargo, but it also has a good amount of power and...
A Buyer’s Guide to the 2012 Land Rover Range Rover Sport
Those Those looking for a smaller SUV that drives just as well on the road as it does off will appreciate the 2012 Land Rover Range Rover Sport. With luxury features, lots of leather and that trademark boxy style, this...
A Buyer’s Guide to the 2012 Jeep Liberty
Thanks Thanks to iconic models like the Wrangler and the Cherokee, Jeep has long been synonymous with off-roading, but that’s really not the case with the 2012 Jeep Liberty. A great around-town SUV, the Liberty isn’t really made for getting...
A Buyer’s Guide to the 2012 Land Rover LR4
There’s There’s just something about a Land Rover. Maybe it’s that easily discernible English air, or the fact that it subtly calls out “luxury” while maintaining that off-road ruggedness that tells you it’s no prissy city car. The 2012 LR4...
A Buyer's Guide to the 2012 Nissan Pathfinder
Whether Whether you have plans to go off-road or just want a vehicle that’s nice and roomy, the 2012 Nissan Pathfinder is definitely worth a closer look. Key Features As a dual-purpose vehicle, Nissan made the 2012 Pathfinder with three-rows...
A Buyer’s Guide to the 2012 Toyota Sienna
The The 2012 Toyota Sienna is one of the most innovative and luxurious minivans on the market today. Not only has Toyota increased its size to better compete with the Dodge Grand Caravan and the Honda Odyssey, but you can...
A Buyer’s Guide to the 2012 Volkswagen Eos
The The Eos is the practical convertible lover’s dream. With a hard top and four seats, this car breaks tradition by offering luxurious touches at a less-than-luxury price. For those who want an affordable, sporty convertible with a bit more...
A Buyer’s Guide to the 2012 Ford Flex
The The 2012 Ford Flex takes on a completely different look when it comes to a CUV. The Flex can tow up to 4,500 pounds and seat seven passengers comfortably. It also has lots of standard features that its competitors...
A Buyer’s Guide to the 2012 Toyota Highlander Hybrid
You’re You’re likely already familiar with the much-celebrated Toyota Highlander, but did you know that Toyota has actually offered a hybrid version of everyone’s favorite crossover SUV since 2006? The 2012 Toyota Highlander Hybrid is one of the most exciting...
A Buyer’s Guide to the 2012 Subaru Impreza WRX
The The Subaru Impreza is already a popular and sporty model, but when you look at the 2012 Subaru Impreza WRX, it’s no wonder that people love it. This performance model adds a lot of features that help keep it...

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Motor oil.
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i changed my 2012 dodge carvan battery and after that airbag light comes on
It is possible that this could be a fluke malfunction. It is also possible that there could be an actual issue with the airbag system. I would recommend having your airbag system inspected by a qualified professional to determine the...
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When I am in park my car starts to over heat but as soon as I take it out of park it starts to cool? When this happens it also ma
If the engine temperature drops once you are moving that is due to increased air flow through the radiator and also the speed, and hence output, of the water pump increases with engine speed which also tends to reduce coolant...
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I'm having problems with my blower motor on my 2012 Nissan Maxima.
There is no resistor in the circuit, at least not of the type that controls blower speed. Instead, the speed control in your vehicle relies on a digital signal delivered via pulse width modulation. And, in your application at least...
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Heat wasn’t working, Changed thermostat, heat won’t work, temp gauge goes to H.
Hi Eric. Thanks for contacting us today. Typically when you have an issue where the vehicle is running extremely hot and the heater does not work, it's due to an obstruction of debris inside the heater core, or coolant isn't...
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How often should you get a car wash?
You can have the car washed as often as you want as long as using soft cloths and not the abrasive ones used in automatic car washes. Use a mild soap and soft material to wash car once a week...
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My SRS light is on on my dashboard how much is it going to cost to fix this problem?
There are two components to the repair cost: 1) the cost to diagnose the issue(s); and 2) the actual repair cost once the fault(s) is pinpointed. The former cost is fixed and you can obtain it by referring to YourMechanic's...
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2012 Chevy Cruze won’t start crank but won’t start jumped the started and it started right up
Hi Dominic. Thanks for contacting us tonight. Since your ignition switch was damaged, you should probably replace this first, as not only is this the likely source of your problem, but it represents an electrical safety issue and maybe a...
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my check engine light was on, then i took it to jiffy lube and it was the gas cap. i then drove for about 15 mintues parked and go
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2012 Buick Lacrosse with eassist shut of when I come to a stop. I tried driving with gas and break to keep the engine running but
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when I break my car goes back and forward
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P0171 after oil change
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2012 Toyota rav 4 6 years old dont go down and stay in up position and work when cars in idle, I sprayed wd-40 and tightened the n
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how much just to reprogram the key? I'll have the switch installed i just cant program the key
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Car started sputtering while in traffic, felt like it was losing power and there was a gas smell coming in the car, what happened?
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How to fix code p2096/fuel trim system too lean bank 1 in a 2012 Kia soul?
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Heater not working on 2012 ram turbo diesel 3500 when I turn truck off water leaks all over but coolant is all there
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Where is the spare tire?
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Where is the center console compartment?
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Where do you find the vehicle identification number?
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