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The passenger door is stuck shut. It won't open from the inside or the outside.
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Hello, thank you for writing in. If there are no coolant leaks coming from the vehicle, then there is a strong chance the engine is consuming it. Typically this happens when coolant is leaking passed the head gasket and enters...
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Hello, thank you for writing in. When it comes to coolant leak, they are either internal (when the engine burns the coolant), or external (when you see the leak flowing). With what you describe, it sounds like the leak is...
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Can your fork from your gear box break and be pressured into the clutch and break? 2005 Mini Cooper
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Can you direct me to a how to video on how to change a coolant by-pass valve on a 2014 ford escape
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