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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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My 2012 Scion tC will over rev when I'm trying to accelerate.
If your clutch is slipping you will be able to hear the engine rev, and the tachometer rise without any apparent acceleration of the car. It tends to happen in the higher gears because that is when the load on...
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Hi, I have a 2012 Kia Sorento. The high pressure ac hose is needing replacement.
Unfortunately, all shops have different overhead requirements, experienced or inexperienced mechanics, access to parts discounts and labor rates that may motivate them to charge certain prices. It is very difficult to compare one shop to another for this reason. I...
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Accidentally touched the two battery terminal cables together.
Thirty years ago, you could have done that and gotten away with it. with a 2012 truck, there is likely some damage. The multiple computer systems on your truck are very sensitive to voltage surges like the one you just...
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Just replaced PCM and battery on 2012 town and country, alternator fine. check engine light and battery light came on why?
It sounds like you may have a failing voltage regulator. When the voltage regulator is not working properly, this may result in the alternator allowing too much power to be delivered to the battery resulting in damaging wires and prematurely...
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When the clutch is in and I start turning the steering wheel I hear a poping noise
Hi Taco. Thanks for contacting us today. Usually when you hear a popping noise while turning the steering wheel, it's due to a steering column or tie rod bushing failure. The sound tends to be easier to hear when the...
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I also have the 2012 Mercedes-Benz C250 Turbo charged m271 engine it rattles when I first started looking to replace the cam phase
You should first have the computer system tested so the noise can be completely diagnosed to find the cause of cold start rattling noise. You may just need to replace cam phaser or timing chain and guides with the phasers....
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Air bag now says "off" pass seatbelt light beeps with nobody in the seat. What can that be?
This is likely related to the sensor in the seat that measures the weight put on the seat to know when to enact or arm the airbag. The airbag system uses a sensor in the seat to know when there...
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Car just came from Mercedes-Benz they gave me a fault code P0340 62 they want to remove the valve cover and check for the camshaft
If your car was used under normal service, it does not have enough miles for the timing chain or gears to have worn out and caused the problem you are describing. Furthermore, the fault code that you are referring to...
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My 2012 Ford Fusion service advance track warning is on, what do I do?
Hi Regina. Thanks for contacting us today. The Advance Trac/Traction Control Light is designed to let you know the traction control is on or off. You could see it on in a variety of ways. In most cases, the light...
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2012 chrysler twn cntry wont start lightning bolt on dash
Hi Matt. Thanks for contacting us today. If you turn the key and the starter is activated, causing the engine to turn over - but it will not start, this could be due to a few different sources. Either fuel...
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A4 B8 Quattro coding P0016 and P0299
The P0299 may be a s simple as a bad air hose, but P0016 is a big deal! It would be best if you don't attempt to start the car again until you have it checked out! The code refers...
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Hello my 2012 Buick lacrose service battery charging system light is coming on
If an engine fault causes enough loss in RPM at idle, the charging system warning light could come on. Another possibility is the charging system and/or battery are faulty and thus there is inadequate power to run the ignition system,...
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Hello there, I wonder if you can help me. I have recently change my top mounts and strut arms and drop links now when going over s
You will need to get the suspension rechecked to see is something is loose from the work that was done. You may have a defective part.
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Car audio
Hi Rakesh. Thanks for contacting us tonight. Our area of expertise is answering questions about OEM service, repair and maintenance tips. So, aftermarket stereo systems wouldn't really be in our space of expertise. You'd be better served to search online...
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Hello Peter. How much will it cost to replace the rack and pinion system for a 2012 Nissan Altima?
HI Hene. Thanks for contacting us today. I have forwarded your question to our sales and service department so they can put together an estimate for these services. You can begin the process by clicking this link to request an...
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2012 Dodge Journey sxt windows don’t roll down from any door panel master panel on drivers door still locks and controls mirrors
The windows are controlled by the window control modules and you will need to have the modules scanned to get the failure codes to see if a module failed or there is an electrical issue. I recommend having a mechanic...
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where can i find a serivce and repair manual for my 2012 chevrolet captiva?
The Shop Manuals are vended by the OEM dealers. Your best bet is to just visit the Parts Department of any GM dealer and they can order a copy for you. Factory Shop Manuals are also sold on websites such...
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Fuel pump not working.
The airbag system will keep the light on until the entire system is working properly and then codes are cleared. The fuel pump inertia switch on the car will need to be reset if it got tripped.
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Where is my inertia switch?
It turns out your vehicle does not have a fuel pump inertia switch but since it was in an accident it may need to have the computer scanned to see if the fuel pump module may be in need to...
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No interior or cargo lights
Hi Bill. Thanks for submitting your question tonight. The first thing I would do is check your interior accessory relay and fuses for starters. If they all check out OK, the next item to check would be the door sensor...

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