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How to adjust the rear view mirror on my Jaguar XF?
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It seems that you may be correct. I am here to help and hopefully find your issue. Find a road where you can get up to around 30-40 miles per hour and lightly press on the brakes. Press on them...
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I have an Acura RXD 2014 and the horn suddenly comes on when I am driving especially when i am on a bumpy road.
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car won't start even after taking it to the dealer
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Crankshaft sensor replacement - 2014 Toyota Avalon
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My Check Engine Light is on, and the code points to the thermostat. Is it safe to drive my car with this issue?
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Crankshaft sensor - 2014 Toyota Avalon
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What is the life of differential oil?
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What could cause this vibration?
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