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A Buyer’s Guide to the 2012 Ford Edge
In the ‘80s, families drove station wagons. In the ’90s and ’00s, those got replaced by minivans and SUVs. Today, more and more families are opting for a more fuel efficient compromise that’s...
2012 Ford Edge vs. 2012 Honda Accord: Which One Should I Buy?
Comparing a small SUV or a crossover to a sedan or coupe doesn’t quite seem fair: while the crossover is likely to cost more, it will also have a different skill set than the car as well as...

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Door sensor not working properly
Hi there. There are multiple things that could be the problem; the door switch, latch assembly, latch position, wire harness, door ajar switch, body ECU (BCM), etc. Before replacing any parts, I suggest having a qualified technician perform an inspection....
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Is it safe to drive your vehicle if the advancetrac light comes on?
It is safe to drive the vehicle in this situation but only under certain circumstances. If the wheel bearings have failed, it would be wise to avoid driving the vehicle if possible as this can produce excessive heat and cause...
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1. Vehicle is making a loud groaning sound when turning during very cold weather. 2. Will only allow fuel filling in short spurts.
Hi There, The groaning noise you are referring to may possibly be a failing wheel bearing. A wheel bearing will usually fail due to pitting or small damage on the surface of the rollers or the bearing race. Both the...
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Check engine and maintenance lights come on while bucking. But only when it's snowing. Otherwise everything is fine.
Hi there. What seems to be happening is the wheels are spinning out of control and the traction control is coming on. The feeling could be the wheels jerking the vehicle around and making your vehicle feel like its bucking....
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I spilt coffee on my dash were the climate control is and now none of the dials work - climate control is stuck on off but is on
When a liquid like coffee gets into components it will short out the electronics. You will most likely need to replace anything that got coffee spilled on it. You may try to remove the controls at the dealer and have...
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Can battery testing equipment cause a surge that can damage/cause the AdvanceTrac warning light to signal?
Hi there. There is always the possibility that this could be more than just a coincidence. However, if this was the case then the warning lights may have come on earlier. During my time at dealerships, it was not uncommon...
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Rubbing noise coming from driver's side wheel.
A rubbing noise can come from a number of components on that area. The suspension strut can make noise as it travels up and down on rough roads, there are bushings in the control arms and sway bars that can...
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Why when I shift the car don't want to speed up
This suggests that your vehicle may be low on transmission fluid or may need to have the transmission fluid changed. Your car's transmission uses transmission fluid to hydraulically pressurize a part of the transmission that eventually allows it to shift...
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When do you change the transmission oil
The transmission fluid should be changed following the owners manual recommended change intervals. The repair manual I use states the fluid should be change at 150,000 miles.
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Wipers
The components that make up your windshield wiper system are the wiper blades, wiper arms, the mechanical linkage, the wiper motor, electrical wiring, a fuse, a relay, and a switch. The wiper motor, mechanical linkage, and the switch are the...
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Service advancetrac warning light with transmission slipping and slamming pulling away from red light.
A weak battery may cause the several computers on the vehicle to malfunction due to the low voltage so if you have had the battery tested and it fails, it would be a good idea to start there. When a...
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My gas gauge is stuck on full
This problem is likely related to your fuel tank sending unit. This is a small float type component inside your fuel tank that measures the level of the fuel inside the tank. As the fuel level drops, the float level...
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Do you no who rebuild transmission in Dallas,TX 75236
If you are having issues with your transmission after an attempt to repair it has been made by a local shop, I would recommend talking to them about reimbursing you for your money that you spent since the part replaced...
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Disable horn with engine running
Hello, thank you for writing in. There are no "stock" or "manufacture" methods of turning off the IA system. Your owner's manual should have some more basic information about the system, and you should read up on it there if...
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Front End Thumping Noise
Hi there: At first glance, I'd believe this noise is caused either by faulty wheel bearings or perhaps a warped brake rotor. However, it is very difficult to duplicate a road noise issue inside a shop or on a rack....
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Why does the battery go dead if you forget to use park? 2013 Ford Edge
Hello - newer cars are designed with convenience features that keep certain systems (radio and other infotainment systems) "active" UNLESS the car is in Park. This means there is an on-going battery drain, which will run your battery down after...
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Coolant is dripping on the floor between the engine and wheel shaft.
Hello, there are several possible sources of coolant which can leak to this position - coolant hose, freeze plug, cooling passage gasket, etc. I would recommend having a cooling system inspection by a mobile, professional mechanic, such as one from...
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Vehicle had sudden and complete loss of power
Hi there. From the description you have provided, leads me to believe either a poor connection at the battery or the replacement battery has failed. I recommend having your vehicle's no electrical power be diagnosed and repaired by a certified...
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How much AC Flush is required for a vehicle flush?
You should not need more than 1 quart of flush. The brand does not matter. They are all made from the same chemicals.
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Computer went bad that controls spark plug
Before you can determine if the vehicle should be repaired you should have a qualified mechanic like one from YourMechanic come to you and scan the computer for you. You may have a sensor like the crankshaft sensor that could...

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