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The Best Used Cars to Buy If You Live in a Hilly Area
Do you live in terrain that is hilly? Do your city streets feature plenty of inclines and declines that can be nothing short of treacherous in miserable weather? If so, when it’s time to purchase a car you’re...

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Car vibrates when braking on a hill.
The vibration that you are feeling is coming from the brake rotors being warped. This can happen over time with the rotors due to normal wear and tear. Applying the brakes going down hill makes the rotors get warmer than...
Engine bogs down going uphill
Considering the age of your vehicle, I would suspect the catalytic converter might be having issues. Catalytic converters are an emission component that are located on your exhaust pipe. Over time, the insides of the converter start to fail and...
Would the crankshaft be the issue for the car losing power or misfiring gears?
Hi! It sounds like there are a number of things that could be going on with your Mountaineer. If you feel like it's in neutral when you're in drive, that is a transmission issue. You can start by checking the...
Fluctuating RPM gauge when going up hills
Hey there. It's hard to tell without further information. Automatic transmissions rely on solenoids and electronic sensors to shift. If these sensors have failed, the symptoms would be similar to yours. Issues with your fuel system will also produce similar...
Gas pedal pressed to floor before car accelerates
Hello, we will be happy to assist you. I would suggest that you have a technician use a capable scan tool to perform a function test on the vehicle. Doing so will test most of the sensors on the vehicle...
Idling while driving
The main issue you have here is the number of miles on your car. With this many miles, most cars would have been completely worn out. Unless you have taken meticulous car of your car, it is often necessary to...
Warning lights come on while backing down a hill, Infiniti G25
There is a short somewhere causing the lights to work intermittently. However, to provide more insight as to where the short might be, I would need to know exactly which lights are illuminating intermittently. I'm guessing that it is not...
When backing up a hill, reverse gear stops functioning
Hello there, thank you for asking about your 1989 Dodge Ramcharger. First check the transmission fluid level. If the level is too low and sitting in one corner of the pan, the transmission pump may be having a hard time...
Car is blowing smoke and lacks power - 1996 Mazda B2500
Hi there. This sounds like a failure of a turbo-charger seal on the exhaust pipe side of the turbocharger. This seal normally holds oil, under pressure, needed to lubricate the turbocharger bearing(s). If the seal fails, the oil leaks into...

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