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Hi, I will be glad to help you with this. The service that you are writing in about is offered by YourMechanic. You can obtain a written, itemized quote, and schedule the repair to suit your needs, by simply visiting...
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My car is making a grinding noise when I try to put it in gear and it won't move. noise goes away when clutch isn't pressed down.
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My mini r53 makes a weird sound from the front suspension when driving over rough roads at low speed.
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2014 Juke . While driving,abs light, brake and car swerving light comes on together, car jerks, and grind noise come from brakes
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My car shakes when I accelerate, but tires are not the problem.
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About to buy a 2014 / 60K mini countryman s - What are average annual repair costs?
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My headlight bulb on 2008 mini cooper dont turn on even after replacing a new one and the fuse are all ok,what can be the problem?
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I just had the transmission replaced on my 2011 Nissan Juke with 56000 miles on it and now it is idling rough intermittently and t
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my nissan juke will not accelerate over 2mph, when i turned the car off and back on it started working again.
Hi Jenny. Thanks for contacting us today. Sometimes when it gets extremely cold outside, electrically controlled systems can have difficulty working. So, it's possible that your throttle control module might be the root issue. However, there are other mechanical causes...

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