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The 5 Safest Used Cars You Can Buy For Under $20,000
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.
A Buyer’s Guide to the 2013 Cadillac XTS
There’s no denying that the former king of luxury, quality, and name prestige in the American automobile market has suffered from a case of getting lost in the crowd in recent years. Their...
A Buyer’s Guide to the 2013 Chevrolet Spark
The Chevy Spark nimbly walks the line between being functional and being totally adorable. In the spirit of mini cars past like the Ford Festiva and the Yugo, this spritely little creation offers...
A Buyer’s Guide to the 2013 Subaru BRZ
This sports car for the everyday man or woman is an irresistible combination of style, handling, and just plain fun. The BRZ offers a respectably good time on the way to work or...
A Buyer’s Guide to the 2013 Dodge Dart
It’s back, and better than ever. In the first incarnation of the iconic Dodge since 1976, the Dart has been updated, beatified, and turned into a compact force to be reckoned with. This...
A Buyer’s Guide to the 2013 Scion FR-S
This sporty little twin of the Subaru BRZ offers the same light, fun to drive platform but in a bit more spartan, budget-minded form. The marriage of affordability and sports car-like driving is...
A Buyer’s Guide to the 2013 Infiniti JX35
Designed for those who need plenty of seating capacity but don’t want to drive a minivan, the 2013 Infiniti JX35 hits the mark for luxury vehicles in its class. With innovations that chosen...
A Buyer’s Guide to the 2013 Acura ILX
Honda’s luxury division has been busy making models to meet the needs and wants of a wealthier consumer base, but now Acura is back to a more affordable segment with a decent entry...
A Buyer’s Guide to the 2013 Acura ILX Hybrid
Acura returns from a spate of years devoted to the higher-end luxury market, and they do so in style with a car that practically invents its own segment. The ILX Hybrid is...
A Buyer’s Guide to the 2013 Acura ILX Hybrid
Acura returns from a spate of years devoted to the higher-end luxury market, and they do so in style with a car that practically invents its own segment. The ILX Hybrid is...
A Buyer’s Guide to the 2013 Mazda CX-5
Key Features The Mazda CX-5 has a 2.0 liter four cylinder engine that offers 155 hp at 6,000 rpm. The fuel economy is estimated at 26 mpg in the city and 35 mpg...
The Best Used Cars to Buy If You're a Doctor Who Makes House Calls
If you are a doctor who makes house calls, reliability is likely to be at the forefront of your mind when it comes to choosing a used car. You...

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Why does my car overheat at idle
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Having trouble getting the condenser fan out to replace it.
Hello and thanks for writing in. Yes, you will need to remove the cross bar in order to get this out without creating additional work. It may be possible to remove this without removing the cross bar, however the easiest...
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How do I remove the radiator core support on my 2013 Nissan Juke?
I believe you are referring to the upper radiator core support. To remove this component, you'll need to do the following: 1.) Remove the front fascia 2.) Remove the front combination lamp 3.) Remove the headlamps 4.) Disconnect the crash...
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I have a manual transmission and I can't seem to use my 1st with reverse, and 2nd gear. I can't even put it in its position
This may suggest the transmission synchros may be wearing out. Your transmission has small gear synchronizer rings that help to move the transmission in and out of the various gears. When these begin to wear out, you may notice it...
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Esc indicator of kia forte want go out and the car is stuck in park, how will it cost to repair it?
Hello, thank you for writing in. The issue is likely pertaining to the brake light switch, or other brake light circuit component. You must have your brake pedal depressed to take the vehicle out of park, and if the brake...
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Car doesn't start, Can a bad gas cap cause this ?
Hi There, A faulty gas cap can certainly case the check engine light to come on, but will usually not cause performance issues. The shaking and lack of sound from the fuel pump may suggest that the fuel pump itself...
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I have a 2013 Impala and the daytime running light don't work, but if I turn them on manually they work. What could be the issue?
If the bulbs and DRL fuse have been ruled out as possible causes, the daytime running light relay or control module may be at fault. Even though the same lights are used as headlights, the DRL function is controlled by...
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i think its a wheel bearing but when i drive, especially the faster i go, you can hear a whirling sound almost like it sounds as i
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Average miles per gallon
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Recharge my battery installed it and car starts now but it turns off when I press the gas pedal or turn on head lamps.
Hi There, It sounds like you may have an electrical short relating to the headlight switch causing it to shut down power to the vehicle when turning them on. This may be unrelated to the symptom of pressing the gas...
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my car stalls when I accelerate
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Hi Noe, I am thinking about buying a Wrangler but I am seeing a lot about the engine quitting while it is being driven. Do you hav
If you're interested in just the Jeep Wrangler, you can gauge the reliability of the various recent model years of the Wrangler by looking at the reliability survey data published by "Consumer Reports" (CR). That reliability data is extremely detailed...
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2013 Nissan Pathfinder Back up Camera is Dark, but guidelines are showing
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My car makes several loud clicking sounds that go on for about 15 seconds, is it ok to keep driving the car?
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I have a 2013 Honda Civic with 80,000 miles. It makes a squeaking noise while driving.
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The clutch on my ac air compressor went out. I want to replace the whole air compressor. What would it costs?
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P0018
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Nissan Altima 2.5 now stalls when put in gear. Could it be gas n dirty plugs related?
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What is that black thing in front of my car that's hanging?
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during acceleration
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