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Verified for the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Hybrid

A Loose or worn gas cap may cause Check Engine Light to illuminate.

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Verified for the Dodge Nitro

Vehicle owners may experience one or more of the following conditions: Rough idle or idle drop upon gear engagement, torque converter shudder on apply, high cabin temperatures upon start-up due to delayed AC compressor engagement, and illumination of the Check Engine Light due to fault code P1607. Our technicians tell us that updating the powertrain control module (PCM) software may correct these issues.

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Reported by sveloz1 for the Toyota Camry

I thought my car needed an alignment but after I the alignment the problem got worse now when i hit a bump it pulls to the right and this was the first time i drove it in the snow and it's horrible feels like i'm iceskating and it just keeps fishtailing it used to drive great in the snow befor the alignment. what can it be?

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Reported by bmdouble for the Ford Crown Victoria

check wires in visor for visor lights,will chafe and short to ground over time and blow fuse. tape or heat shrink exposed wire to solve problem.

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Verified for the Volvo S80

Engine oil leaks from the PCV housing and turbocharger oil return line seals have been reported.

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Verified for the Dodge Caliber
A whistle sound from the left side may be noted while driving. Modifications to the outside mirror assembly may be necessary to correct this issue.
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Verified for the Mercedes-Benz 500SEC

Some models have tandem hydraulic pumps—one section for power steering and the other for suspension adjustment. These pumps are prone to leakage from either section.

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Verified for the Volkswagen Golf

Oxygen sensor and coolant temperature sensor failures are common.

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Verified for the Mercedes-Benz E320

Rear air springs (bellows) may develop leaks, which causes the air pump to run more often to maintain ride height. Our technicians recommend that leaking air springs be replaced.

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Verified for the Honda Civic Si

Worn door locks (tumblers) can cause the lock not to work. Removing the lock and replacing the worn parts (tumblers) is needed to get the lock working again.

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Verified for the Dodge Ram Van B150

Oil seepage can occur at the speed sensor or speed sensor gear adapter (speedometer adapter). A redesigned speed sensor is available and the adapter may need to be replaced.

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Verified for the Dodge Nitro R/T

Vehicle owners may experience one or more of the following conditions: Rough idle or idle drop upon gear engagement and illumination of the Check Engine Light due to fault code P1607. Our technicians tell us that updating the powertrain control module (PCM) software may correct these issues.

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Reported by Pat in TX for the Ford Escape

I had a problem with my car being slow to start when there was a lot of moisture in the air, such as after a rain or when it was foggy. Turn the key, indicator lights come on, but the car doesn't start. Pump the gas, a few minutes later it starts. Once started, it starts OK the rest of the day. Batter was tested and found to be strong.

After two trips to the Ford dealership, an intermittent problem in the starter was found. The starter wa...

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Verified for the Mercedes-Benz 400SEL

Some models have tandem hydraulic pumps—one section for power steering and the other for suspension adjustment. These pumps are prone to leakage from either section.

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Verified for the Volkswagen GTI

Oxygen sensor and coolant temperature sensor failures are common.

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Verified for the Volvo S60

The anti-lock brake system (ABS) warning light and/or other dash warning lights may illuminate due to a failed ABS Control Module. Replacement of the failed module is generally required to correct this concern.

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Verified for the Dodge Ram Wagon B350

Oil seepage can occur at the speed sensor or speed sensor gear adapter (speedometer adapter). A redesigned speed sensor is available and the adapter may need to be replaced.

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Reported by KOOLBREEZ for the GMC Yukon Denali

IT BEGAN WITH THE AIR CONDITIONING DOOR NOT OPENING AND CLOSING ON DEMAND, THERE IS GENERALLY A KNOCKING SOUND AS IF IT IS STRUGGLING TO OPEN OR CLOSE. AS OF RECENT AFTER I TURN THE VEHICLE OFF THE AIR CONTINUES TO BLOW CAUSING A DEAD BATTERY.

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Verified for the Mitsubishi Sigma

The AC system may blow warm air at times due to freezing of the evaporator core. Our technicians tell us there is an AC harness resistor available which can correct this issue.

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Verified for the Mercedes-Benz E500
Due to wear of mechanical parts in the control head, the buttons on temperature control assemblies work erratically or not at all. These control heads need to be replaced for this concern or when the display screen starts to fade out.
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Verified for the Chrysler LHS

A defective fuel pump check valve (which maintains fuel pressure in the system when the vehicle is not running) may lead to long cranking times or hard starting (sometimes with stalling). The fuel pump should be replaced. However, if these symptoms are accompanied by Check Engine Light illumination, there may be a problem with the engine coolant temperature (ECT) sensor.

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Verified for the Chevrolet Blazer

The intake manifold gasket may develop and external engine oil or coolant leak. In some cases, an internal coolant leak may occur causing coolant to mix with the engine oil. Running the engine with a coolant/oil mix may result in engine damage. Replacing the intake manifold gasket should correct this issue.

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Verified for the Buick Park Avenue

Illumination of the Check Engine Light can be caused by a loose or worn gas cap.

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Verified for the Chrysler Voyager

On higher-mileage vehicles, engine oil leaks from the valve covers and front crankshaft seal are common.

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Verified for the Dodge Ram Van B250

The door glass may separate from the glass lift channel. Our technicians tell us a front door glass channel kit is available to repair the door glass. The repair involves removing the door glass from the vehicle.

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Reported by Jrbach for the Dodge Ram 1500

immediately following rear brake shoe replacement I noticed a delay in abs action following hard braking pressure. The delay is about 1 second during which there seems no braking at all, this after the brake initially grip, then seem to relax before abs kicks in. It is scary

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Reported by nelsonlwn for the Chevrolet Suburban 1500

Whining noise 40 mph - 60 mph - louder under load - quiet when coasting. Ring and Pinion going bad

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Reported by bmdouble for the Ford Expedition

humming noise from engine when starting cold. faulty idle air control valve causing noise,can tap on valve and noise will go away. must replace valve to fix.

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Verified for the Dodge Caliber
A squeak sound may be heard when applying and releasing the clutch pedal. Lubricating the clutch return spring and the clutch master cylinder pushrod ball socket is recommend to correct this issue.
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Verified for the Mercedes-Benz 600SEC

A refrigerant leak may develop from one or more of the following AC components: AC compressor, hose manifold for the compressor, or the evaporator core. The loss of refrigerant can cause poor AC performance. Our technicians tell us that proper leak diagnoses should be performed in order to determine the cause of any refrigerant loss.

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