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A car engine can last hundreds of thousands of miles. Get your oil changed often and don't ignore car warning lights to make your engine last longer.

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How Are Diesel and Gasoline Engines Different?
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How Long Does an Engine Usually Last?
How long an engine lasts requires a long list of variables to consider before a time frame or mileage can be given. I have seen engines last less than 40,000 miles and others that lasted more than 300,000 miles. When...
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Car sat for a year now it keeps dying, so what could be wrong?
If the vehicle sat for a year with a partially filled tank of gasoline, the gasoline has oxidized and components of the fuel have separated out and turned to varnish. If that is the case, the fuel injectors are likely...
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Car Sitting waiting for repair. Sat 9 Months Now repair finished but will not start.
Hi...gasoline has a limited shelf life. After four months or so, but sometimes even earlier, gum and varnish develop. Gasoline that is nine months old will typically not have enough of the volatile fractions (from the refinery process) to start...
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I put in regular unleadead by mistake my car takes premium
Your vehicle will start and run well on both regular and premium fuel unleaded. Premium fuel is stated as "required" by Mercedes Benz simply because premium will maximize the performance, fuel economy, and possibly service life of the engine. But,...

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