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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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missing out between 20-45 mph
If the plugs and coils are in good shape, that leaves fuel system or vacuum leaks. It is probably too early in your car's life to expect internal malfunctions. Look under the hood for any hoses or rubber boots that...
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My 2013 Nissan Altima starts but when I put it in gear it shuts off
Stalling when the vehicle is put in gear simply occurs if the engine cannot accommodate the load. Among the potential causes of that are faults in engine controls. A mechanic can test the throttle position sensor and idle control valve...
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Closed loop with feedback based on O2 sensor output is "normal" status. If this verbiage appeared alongside an OBD-II trouble code(s), I would need the specific trouble code(s), as well as a description of the vehicle malfunction, if any, to...
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Your engine has a fuel pressure sensor on fuel rail and a fuel pump module in rear of truck to control fuel pump pressure to engine.
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Car noise while accelerating.
Without hearing the noise you may have a problem in the transaxle or axles and bearings. I recommend having a mechanic like one from YourMechanic to test and drive the vehicle to diagnose the problem for you.
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Key fob randomly flashing red while driving
What you are describing is a key FOB that becomes active (transmits) even when uncommanded. It might be defective, but before condemning it you can try the re-set procedure for the key FOB that is outlined in the Owner's Manual....
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Car stalled and couldn't go over 25 mph, also the steering wheel locked and couldn't move the car until I shut it off and start it
P0013 sets if there is an open or short in the circuit to (and from) the exhaust camshaft oil control valve. That valve is an actuator or solenoid controlled electro-mechanical device. The underlying fault that caused the code to set...
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my 2013 ford edge was taken to MIDAS for a brake change. i got the rear brakes and rotors changed, then they said my master cylind
AdvanceTrac is an electronic stability control or "traction control" system and while the warning is displayed that safety feature will be unavailable in emergency conditions or during periods of low traction. Although it is improbable that the AdvanceTrac fault is...
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Hi Don. Thanks for sending the question tonight. The EPS light is a warning light that indicates a problem with the electronic power steering system on your Hyundai Elantra. In most cases, it does not impact the vehicle's ability to...
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I have a Honda Accord 2013 LX it does the same hesitation when almost coming to a full stop and it does it big time when I press o
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Headup display fading in and out
Hi TeeJay. Thanks for contacting us today. This is typically a computer software glitch with GM cars. It is also possible that an electrical relay is either damaged, has a loose electrical connection or even an electrical glitch behind the...
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My 2013 Ram 2500 will not go into 4th, 5th, or 6th gear, when it tries to go into 4th gear it does not do anything
Your vehicle was equipped with Chrysler's 66RFE transmission. This transmission model has not been hugely problematic and I do not see many reports of the type of failure you are describing. I see only one similar report of shift failure,...
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My 2013 Nissan Altima 3.5 sl has gotten stuck in park 3 times now. I'm unable to shift it into reverse. I have to push the little
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I have white powder substance on metal parts of my engine on my 13 Toyota Sienna, 54,000 miles. Should I worry about corrosion?
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2013 ford edge limited "service advancetrac light comes on
It is possible that you could be having an issue with your transmission. I would recommend having your transmission inspected by a qualified transmission specialist to determine if any internal damage exists.
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My car runs fine I maintain certain speed but after a while when I accelerate it hesitates a little like the gas is low or somethi
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Hello. I have a 2013 Hyundai Elantra with the ESC and EPS lights on the dash. What do I need to do? Please help me.
Hi Chikedra. Thanks for contacting us today. The ECS warning light indicates an issue with the electronic stability control system, while the EPS is related to the electronic power steering system on your Elantra. In order to determine why these...
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I have a 2013 Nissan Altima with a 2.5l does it require synthetic or conventional oil??
According to the 2013 Altima Owner's Manual, you can use either conventional or synthetic oil in the Altima. Just be sure to use the correct viscosity and only oil that meets Nissan's quality (certification) requirements. See page 9-6 of the...
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Head gasket or thermostatic car over heating 2013 Dodge Dart sxt 2.0
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After jumping battery windows don’t roll up or down with switches only when operating convertible
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