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I changed the old headlight lense with better (newer) one's. But I did not change any wiring, or bulbs. Now the headlight plugs are melting. (WTF?) Rodd Steele Granite Falls WA
On. Then smoke rolled out the dash and then car died. It fried serveral fuses and blowed my tail lights/ brake lights bulbs. I replaced it all and cars running fine, but my gas hand and heater blower won't work. Any t...
unplug wipers so i can have heat blower keeps blowing fuses when i plug wipers back in replaced wiper motor with new 1 plug back in blown fuse again replaced resister still blowing same fuse so un plug new wiper mot...
Hi...my beloved 97 Escort wagon finally succumbed to the PA salt monster. She was still running fine, so we found a car in NC with a bad engine. Someone also had a front ender that popped the airbags. So...knowing ...
check other sources for oil leak they're good, such as oil filter. oil is coming out about a quart within a day or so.
When I turn on the AC it goes a little from the vents by the windshield, but not out of the regular vents. It still feels cold when I put my hand over those "defroster vents" or whatever they are, so the AC still work...
It seems this condition gets worse with stop and go traffic, Have replaced all electronics on engine except computer
Checked spark using tester at plug good spark Checked for broken timing belt- cranked engine over saw valve springs operating Sprayed starting fluid before throttle body, didn't attempt to start Checked fuses, noth...
ard time getting wrench on it