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2009 Honda Civic. Deep vibration from front passenger side. Lessens when in motion. Worse when put into reverse.
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I turn the key and don't hear a sound, no click , lights/radio comes on though. New alternator, new battery. 2005 Pontiac vibe.
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My hyundai 2013 Elektra gls makes a clicking sound when I accelerate using the gas pedal.
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Yesterday the radio or display in my 2015 Chevy Cruze wouldn't come on, today both worked but car wouldn't start
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can the emergency break "seize up" and cause a screeching sound even when the hand break isn't engaged? this is a 2004 Toyota Cor
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i have 160000 on my chevy cruze limited change out trans its bad i found one the only diff is it has external accumulator will
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Rocking steering wheel, vibrating car
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My car vibrates when stopped
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my car has been sputtering upon rapid acceleration and feels a bit hesitant. If I back off accelerator and reapply, it fixes the
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My car was stopped for about 3 hours. When I came back out there was green fluid in the front center. What could be the issue? Thx
Based on the location of the leak on the color of the fluid, I would say you may have a radiator leak. The radiator is located on the very front of the vehicle. Antifreeze / coolant is green in color...
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Service engine soon light came on today, there’s a noise that sound like someone shaking a salt shaker or maybe a hissing sound
The fact that the check engine light (aka, "service engine soon") came on means that diagnostic trouble code(s) were registered and stored in the engine computer. The codes should be accessed, interpreted, and a proper diagnostic performed especially as the...

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