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Understanding the Hummer Oil Life Monitor Service Indicator Lights
Car symbols, or dashboard lights, are a car service reminder. The Hummer Oil Life Monitor (OLM) system indicates when and what service your car needs.
Understanding the Isuzu Oil Life Monitor System and Service Indicator Lights
Car symbols, or dashboard lights, are a car service reminder. The Isuzu Oil Life Monitor system indicates when and what service your car needs.
Understanding Land Rover Service Indicator Lights
Car symbols, or dashboard lights, are a car service reminder. The Land Rover mileage-based system indicates when and what service your car needs.
How to Maintain Automotive Power Tools
Automotive technicians take care of power tools to save money. Check for dirt and debris and change filters and oil regularly to maintain longevity.
Top 10 Hacks for Cleaning and Organizing Your Car
Keeping your car clean and organized makes driving more enjoyable and safer. Use baking soda and household items to maintain a clean car.
Understanding the Jaguar Maintenance Reminder System and Service Indicator Lights
Car symbols, or dashboard lights, are a car service reminder. The Jaguar Service Required light indicates when your car needs service.
Understanding the Suzuki Oil Life Monitor and Service Indicator Lights
Car symbols, or dashboard lights, are a car service reminder. The Suzuki Oil Life Monitor system indicates when and what service your car needs.
How to Maintain Automotive Hand Tools
Automotive technicians take good care of automotive hand tools to stay safe and save money. Keep parts clean and in working order to maintain tools.
Top 10 Car Hacks
Simplify your life with ten car hacks: charge your phone while you drive, use a tennis ball to park, and prevent dings with pool noodles.
Should You Wax or Polish Your Car?
Polishing a car removes small damages done to the top coat of a car and wax provides a protective coating to keep paint jobs from fading.
What to Check For Before Using a Drive-Through Self-Serve Car Wash
Drive-through car washes can use brushes, cloths, or are touchless. Spray-on wax or polish isn't as effective as products that are applied by hand.
Which Cars Last the Longest?
The best cars are ones that last the longest without needing much maintenance. The Honda Civic has low repair bills and can rack over 200,000 miles.
All About Car Service Indicator Lights
No matter which manufacturer your car is from, there is a service indicator light that lets you know when your car needs maintenance or attention.
All About Car Warning Lights
Your car has a variety of warning lights to let you know when a specific feature is on, or if a part needs service or maintenance.
The Best Tool to Heat Up Rusted or Seized Parts
A micro torch is a great addition to a mechanic's tool box. It can clean rust that has built up in various parts of a car.
How to Flush a Fuel Injector
Clean fuel injectors help keep your engine running smoothly and efficiently. Clogged fuel injectors result in reduced fuel economy and loss of power.
Understanding the Plymouth Service Indicator Lights
Car symbols, or dashboard lights, are a car service reminder. The Plymouth service indicator lights indicate when and what service your car needs.
How to Check and Add Fluid to an Automatic Transmission Car
Checking and keeping your transmission filled with a good level of fluid will help give you a seamless experience when driving.
How to Replace a Serpentine Belt
Replacing the serpentine belt can be challenging, as it involves removing the tensioner and determining the correct route to install the new belt.
How to Replace a Shock Absorber
Replacing a shock absorber can take some work, as it requires lifting your vehicle and ensuring you are aligning the new shock correctly.

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Does the water pump need to be replaced if the water pump belt is showing signs of wear? Or just the belt?
Hi, thanks for writing in. There is no reason to replace the water pump every time the belt is changed, unless the pump itself is damaged or not working properly. The belt may show signs of wear which is fairly...
Over manufacturer recommend
You did not specify the fluid you did not change? I suspect you are talking about the transmission fluid. You should change the fluid as soon as possible using recommended fluids only. The only problem with waiting so long to...
What do you think about the reliability of this the 2013 Audi Q5?
Hi, thanks for writing in. As you may already know, the reliability of most vehicles depends largely on how well the car is maintained as well as the owner's driving habits, vehicle driving conditions, etc. This is especially important when...
Timing belt maintenance
The timing belt should be replaced at 100,000 miles. It takes a professional about 3 hours to replace the timing belt on your model. A novice will easily require double that time and maybe much more if you break a...
is this cheap to maintain and is it reliable
Any vehicle at that mileage could begin to be a risk. The reliability at that age shortens greatly, and you are likely to have numerous small problems. I would say 1500 is a little high for a vehicle of that...
Maintenance light - 2003 Honda Pilot
Hi there. There are numerous reasons this could be happening. The most likely reason a light may come on is that it is due for oil change. If you can, check your mileage since your last oil change and determine...
Does 2009 rondo ex v6 have a fuel filter that needs replacing?
It appears that your vehicle only has a fuel filter that is mounted inside the fuel tank, with the fuel pump. This type is typically not serviceable.
Air Conditioning Compressor and Condenser Replacement
No air conditioning repairs are required for the normal operation of your vehicle and they do not affect the safety of your vehicle. If your AC is still working at this time, I would recommend holding off on any repairs...
A large clunking noise is coming from the front left of my car anytime I start my car, and anytime I go over a pothole/speedbump
Hi, thanks for writing in. If simply starting your car causes a clunk, then you may have another damaged motor or transmission mount (there are 4 total). You should replace all 4 mounts. When one mount fails, it allows excess...
How much can I expect to pay in maintenance to cost over the next 5 years?
Hi, thanks for writing in. I'd be happy to provide my insight. Unfortunately, as you may know every car depreciates in value fairly rapidly relative to the amount you have paid for it. As with any car, the dependability is...
Engine light came on after washing engine 2 days later then went off and oil lamp came on three times - driving - went off.
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Will a 2011 Chevrolet Cruze be reliable for me?
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At what mileage should I get my timing chain replaced?
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Do I need to change spark plugs if over time limit but well under miles limit?
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How often to change oil and oil filter?
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What type of oil do I use in my altima
That's a good question. I did some research and it says 0W20. However, there is a small chance that my information is incorrect. Most vehicles, especially new ones, you can find the oil type on the oil fill cap. It...
Just bought this and was up-sold a maintenance plan by the BMW dealership. Can I do without?
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Why does my B1 service code show? I serviced it 3 months ago
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I have to push the accelerator when I crank up my truck up to keep it from turning off
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PCV valve and scheduled maintenance
Any time an engine has been neglected like this you should not hesitate to do any repairs to start to get the vehicle back on it's scheduled maintenance. You should have the PCV changed and change the oil and filter...

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