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Reported by Phillys dog for the Jeep Cherokee

Gallon of antifreeze loss a week no leak runs great please help

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Reported by sal58 for the Dodge Charger

Purchased as new my 2006 dodge charger new,purchased additional insurance to 100,000.Chrysler and Dodge extended selected years 2006,2007,2008 to unlimited drive train coverage without notification to owners subject purchasing a 2006 later than july of 07 subject to a special 5 year inspection that is free of charge only if you ask to verify your motors worthyness(joke) with many loopholes.I want to see how many hemis that go unreported since ...

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Reported by wlw4281 for the BMW 325i

My turn signal began to operate too fast this usually indicated a bulb being burned out, this began around 90,000 miles. I checked the bulbs and they were fine. Around 97,000 my dashboard trouble indicator lite up, showing I had a problem with my driver side back taillight. A mechanic told me that my bulb assembly was going bad and this was a common problems on BMWs. I eventually had to buy a new one for around $90 from BMW and replaced it mys...

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Reported by lyndadixon75 for the Saturn SL2

My key is worn a little and had been working until today. Now without warning I can't turn my key in the ignition-not to 'on' or not even to 'accessory'. This happened the first time a year ago and I rectified the situation by getting a new key made. But now, again, my new key is so worn that I am being told a copy cannot be made from this worn out key. I will probably have to have a new ignition installed. : (
It makes me wonder wh...

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Reported by spclkay for the Hyundai Sonata

The problem Im having with my 2007 Sonata is the paint is peeling off like nail polish. And rusting on the hood near the wiper blades. Squiking front end during cold weather.

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Reported by Monaes for the Pontiac Solstice

When I turn on the ac it blows hot when i turn on the heat it blows cold

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Reported by Kupalani for the Mercedes-Benz CLK320

Pressing hard on the accelerator pedal and engaging the Kick Down Sensor puts the car into Limp Home Mode. Problem goes away once the car is restarted but quickly returns when punching the accelerator and engaging the Kick Down Mode. Replaced the 'Throttle Position Sensor' and the problem was fixed. I can now punch the car and it goes. Easy to replace, only tools needed is a 10mm socket for four bolts. Take a photo before disassembly to ensu...

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Reported by trifendel for the Mercedes-Benz C230

I had this issue around 62000 miles. The transmission of the car fails to shift intermittently and the only way to get it shifting properly again is to park the car and restart the engine. The reason for this failure is because of certain transmission parts failing to get lubricated properly or are dirty. This also suggests that the transmission filter is getting clogged up. While Mercedes said these were "sealed for life" transmissions, they ...

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Reported by longka for the Toyota Celica

I can't take off my rear brake drum off from my 2002 Toyota celica gt

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Reported by sho50 and 1 other for the Honda Accord

The relay motor for the driver-side front door failed, making remote entry inoperable. Repair is costly: ~$40 part + $200 labor). Service writer at dealership says this is a common problem. Most opt to just live without remote entry (i.e., use a key).

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Reported by Rebar Ed for the Cadillac Escalade ESV

Sudden catastrophic engine failure at 42,000 miles. Vehicle was towed in. Broken valve spring led to bent valve and $ 3,000.00 repair. Not covered under warranty, of course, due to age of vehicle. I expect more from GM's top-of-the-line. I won't buy another.

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Reported by dieseldorf for the Cadillac Escalade EXT

Noted condensation buildup within headlight housing, low beam lamp fails, damage to ballast evident;
Air/moisture leaks into headlight housing result in condensation falling to the bottom of the housing. Ballasts are for the low beam lamps only and are mounted on the exterior, bottom of the housing with the electrical conductors protruding up and into the housing. When enough moisture has accumulated it will short the ballast conductors toget...

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Reported by Chanman48 for the Chevrolet Avalanche 1500

One day after driving noticed green fluid leaking from the bottom of the truck. Talked with a few folks and found out it could be a very common problem with the transfer case. So I drove it around the block, and climbed underneath afterwards. Sure enough the fluid was comming from the side of the rear casing on the transfer case. Had to pull out the entire transfer case and take it in for a rebuild (I removed it myself, but the shop would've r...

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Reported by URob for the Jeep Liberty

When attempting to start the engine, it turns over normally but will not start. The engine does not even attempt to start.

Found the problem, a mouse had chewed through a wire located near the ECU. The ECU is located on the fender by the right side hood hinge. Spliced the wire and wallah it starts and runs normally!!!!

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Reported by PISCIAPH and 1 other for the Nissan Frontier

Truck was in for routine service and service told me I had coolant leaking into transmission. Over $1.000 to repair!

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Reported by PISCIAPH for the Nissan Frontier

The rear universal joint failed when I was driving.

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Reported by StanPique for the BMW 325Ci

You have to reset the system manually by removing the back seat cover - there is a special allen key there to reset the system - a mechanic can do it for you in 10 minutes

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Reported by hollmg and 1 other for the Chevrolet Tracker

the vehicle shuts off when driving ,sometimes starts right back up, sometimes you have to sit 5 to 15 minutes before it will start, it cranks but will not always start up in till it sits, I can not find any bad grounds or any bad wires.

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Reported by jk585044 for the Kia Amanti

but it will start but the motor is making some noise. will it be safe to put the oil back in it and a new filter and fire it up

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Reported by Bweznen for the Nissan Pathfinder

Car would stall at a stop light or while driving. No engine lights/codes. Originally I took advice from a mechanic and replaced the distributor. This did not fix the problem. Problem got a little worse and eventually I got a MAF code. I wiggled the connector to the MAF sensor while the car was idling and I was able to get the engine to shut off, without engine light/codes. I replaced the MAF sensor and have not had a problem since.
Jim

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Reported by robbratton for the Toyota Camry

The car seems to go out of alignment on all four wheels frequently. I've purchased an unlimited alignment plan from a local auto service provider and I get it done every month or so. It's always out, sometimes significantly.

I had the rear adjusters replaced since they had rusted to the point that they couldn't be turned anymore.

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Reported by mozon for the BMW 645Ci

down shifts hard

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Reported by tenabrig for the Suzuki Grand Vitara

Oil leak was found thought it was the timing chain housing but with further investigation mechanic thought the head gasket was the leak after the heads were pulled, a crack was found. Machine shop said it probably came the factory that way. I bought my Suskui brand new in 2003 know for a fact is has never over heated.

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Reported by wesley2 for the Mercedes-Benz C220

I have a 1996 Mercedes-Benz c220, and the oil light has came on ,but the oil level is correcet .I have checked for leaks and codes for that pay problem and there are none.

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Reported by gemyle85 for the Cadillac Seville SLS

My car had a slow oil leak for about 6/mo, didnt pay it much attention cause it wasnt bad, but last week the flood gates open, oil leak went from a few drips to almost a steady stream from the lower driver side of the engine, thought that it was the intake manifold gaskets but turned out to be the rear main seal...this repair is very expensive if you take your car to a dealership or a shop, luckily im a engineer an i had a shop at my disposal ...

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Reported by firemanjim81 for the Hyundai Genesis Coupe 3.8

When I shift into sport mode and get on the throttle and then down shift into any lower gear it does not want to idle down. It stays around 3,000 rpm's which means I have to do some harder braking. I'm still looking for a solution.
The dealer tells me everything on the computer reads fine with no problems detected.

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Reported by tj23 for the Cadillac Seville STS

on u-tube a couple guys show a much cheaper 14 dollars fix for this not easy but can be done im tj and have blogged on this before,the car may run ok but gas mileage and will not pass emissions where applicable have had this problem multiple times it is listed under engine and drive train also

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Reported by DanLexus for the Lexus GS430

I am the original owner and still love this car. Solid ride, no squeaks, and still can tear ass. One night, the Check Engine light and BOTH VSC lights came on. I paniced. I looked in the owner's manual and it said I could continue to drive the car, but to be aware that the VSC was was not enabled. Furthermore, I should take the car to the dealer for (expensive?) diagnosis and repairs. The next day, for some unknown reason, I did a Google...

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Reported by mergon for the Honda Accord

ok when i bought mine it did not have a problem a lot of people out there with that Honda trans ,i got one but did my research,the unit only takes 3 bottles of fluid so the fluid is prone to heat up ,you have to use fully synthetic whether its hondas DW1 or other, this unit suffers from a bad design ,IE you cant get to the filters and it has a design fault on the valve that supplies fluid to the converter,regardless of people say flushing the ...

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Reported by sailorfrog for the Volkswagen Jetta

first the airbag light keep coming on and going off starting at 25,000 miles was told it was due to having items in front seat. Then Drivers seat airbag sensor went out at 34,000 miles and had to be replaced thankfully under warranty. Then at 78,000 airbag control module went out and also needs to be replaced VW says it will cost nearly 1,000 to replace. This should be a recall but isn't.

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