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Reported by graent for the Jaguar Vanden Plas

Handbrake stopped working; continuous error alarm if "hand brake" is tried, disconnect battery to stop alarm but error light on all the time. I have been told the brake module is seized and needs to be replaced. Can someone please provide insight and an estimate of repair cost. Thank you

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Reported by Shortcircuit70 for the Pontiac Bonneville

A/C cool on passenger but warm on driver. Car has dual climate control. This problem occurred recently so I went online to find some solution. Everyone said it was the mix air damper control not opening completely. After standing on my head for 2 hours working under the dash I found all the motors were operating just fine. So I sat and stared and scratched my head. With the engine running and hood up and a/c on I found the problem.
Just a br...

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Reported by starangel904 for the Toyota Tacoma

iam stuck in 4wd low and it is locked and will not come out how do i fix it i can not drive but 15mph please help

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Reported by Scaybry for the Chevrolet Silverado 1500

Engine light come on for a second. Speedometer and tach flickers you can hit brakes it does. Seems like when it shifts or high speeds

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Reported by Papagiglio for the Cadillac DeVille

under the front left fender/bumper area, there is a electric pump that pushes air into the catalytic converter. It runs for about 45 seconds when you start you car and once in a while there-after. The bearings went out in mine and I tried to repair it, but ended up replacing it. After 8 months, the new one failed. The GM dealer warrantied it and I replaced it again, which now has stopped working again.

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Reported by charry24 for the Toyota Avalon

When I put my avalon in reverse, there was a loud grinding noise in rear of car.

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Reported by Autohaus Lake Norman for the Land Rover Range Rover Sport

Land Rover Range Rover Sport vehicles were shipped with a Hitachi air suspension compressor, which wears out prematurely, causing the air suspension to become disabled since it cannot pressurize the system within the calibrated time frame. If the fault becomes active when the suspension is at "normal" height, the suspension is locked, preventing it from raising or lowering with a warning message "Normal Height Only". If the suspension is low...

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Reported by Autohaus Lake Norman for the Land Rover LR3

Land Rover LR3 vehicles were shipped with a Hitachi air suspension compressor, which wears out prematurely, causing the air suspension to become disabled since it cannot pressurize the system within the calibrated time frame. If the fault becomes active when the suspension is at "normal" height, the suspension is locked, preventing it from raising or lowering with a warning message "Normal Height Only". If the suspension is lowered when the ...

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Reported by charger10 for the Dodge Charger

I purchased a 2010 dodge charger sxt with 42k miles.. after a week of owning it, it developed a rough idle and occasional shutter and hesitation during acceleration and braking. Rough Idle upon leaving the brakes from a stop, and slow down from fast speeds. Rough Idle around 550RPMs until about 900,1000 RPMs. Have had brakes, throttle body, idle valve, engine mounts, brakes checked, rotors and discs all checked and resulted in no concern on t...

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Reported by gentleman1234 for the Toyota Avalon

valley cover on intake and pcv valve failure lead to oil in my intake. Replacing both seemed to cure them problem not sure yet.

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Reported by Bsw2 and 1 other for the BMW 750Li

Error is....drive moderately. Turn signal won't disengage when wheel is straightened up from a turn. Repair is to replace the steering angle sensor. Around 825$ at non dealer Bmw authorized repair shop.

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Reported by Charlie705 and 1 other for the Cadillac Escalade

Oil was dripping from Oil Pan Gasket.
Replace Oil Pan Gasket & Seal.

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Reported by Yvtad and 3 others for the BMW 335i

Noticed when having difficulty starting the car, took it to dealer, they said it was the fuel pump.

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Verified for the Mercedes-Benz S430

Front thrust arm and control arm bushings can crack and sometimes tear completely. If this is not repaired quickly, damage to the front subframe unit will occur, which is very expensive to repair. Updated control arms (that prevent damage to the subframe when the bushings wear out) are available.

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Reported by cmonnett for the BMW 335i xDrive

I had 3 pumps replaced, Oil Pump, Fuel Pump and Water Pump on my BMW 335XI with 52k on it. Now I have another problem, Cylinder Head Cover Gasket, and the car is shaking as hell. I notified BMW of Norht America and they said there is no recalls on this issues, accept th water pump and batery cable. I believe all the other issues should be racalls.

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Reported by etsuflash for the Ford F-150

The truck started emitting a very strong odor of coolant and had coolant present under the vehicle. This is the second time the truck has had the heater core replaced @ a $1000 a time.

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Reported by maconguy44 and 1 other for the Lexus LS460

Amplifiers started chirping then system stopped operating.

This models has history of AMP has to be sent out for after market repair at $700 or replacement from Lexus at $2600.

Rash of comments in forums with Lexus Mark Levinson AMPs with this issue.

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Reported by puttytat and 5 others for the Cadillac DeVille

Just started last week. This warning has always lit up if I make a sudden stop, but then goes away. Last week it did not go away and now stays on all the time, even though the coolant level is fine.

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Reported by inaneone for the Chevrolet Aveo5

The Chevy Aveo5 Special Value has had problems with the sensors from the day it was driven off the lot. It failed inspections for emissions every time. This time around, it was taken to the dealership for diagnosis. They said it was the electrical wiring harness. It had to be replaced. This car has had nothing but problems from day one. It's at 100,000 miles right now and has had thousands of dollars of repairs and still isn't right.

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Reported by dmiles1 and 4 others for the Buick Enclave

they say I need a new purge valve. The stabilitizer light and the traction control light came on and the check engine light came on and stayed on.

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Reported by mam5483 and 2 others for the Chevrolet Trailblazer

It was a multi system electrical failure of the power windows, power door locks, radio, and climate control system. It was intermediate, which lead me to believe it had to be a connection problem. After internet investigation I was lead to believe it was the 125 amp fuse under the hood on the outside of the fuse box. I was in the process of jumping the fuse when I noticed a loose nut on the positive side of the fuse connector. I tightened the ...

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Reported by 7hellions and 2 others for the Honda Accord

My radio pops then speakers go off butradio is still on and all power Windows out except drivers you can hear them clicking but they don't work and a/c is blowing hot air

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Reported by rappleyt and 2 others for the Chrysler Town & Country

Power Sliding Door will open, but stops shortly after. Will not close except manually. Found a broken wire in the chain-looking wiring harness under the door. Repaired the wire, and it works great again.

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Reported by ccss for the Ford Probe

The fuel cutoff light came on and it came to a complete stop and will not restart. Tried resetting the switch and it wasn't tripped. I have no clue whats going on with it.

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Reported by rosado18101 and 3 others for the Jeep Patriot

Bought a 2007 Jeep Patriot Sport 4x4 from www.whybuythrifty.com in coopersburg, pa...
Bought it with 54,544 miles 01/2013, no extended warranty was offered, and now at 70,053 transmission is shot.
Giving people a fair warning on this dealership...

Top it off, I financed it $14,351.25. Still owe $13,833.00
Thrifty Auto Sales
241 South 3rd Street (Route 309)
Coopersburg, PA
18036

610-282-1414

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Reported by gavinbr for the Mercedes-Benz CLK350

Mercedes M272/M273 [V6 and V8] intake manifold fault, flapper controlling arm breaks causing car to hesitate and malfunction. Throws numerous codes and check engine light

Mercedes dealer fix, replace the complete intake manifold. very expensive repair.

DIY fix replace the control arm only and not the complete intake manifold, available from alternate sources[non-Mercedes].

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Reported by Escap33FL for the Ford Escape

I have read extensive posts throughout the internet about problems with misfires on the v6 3.0L DOHC engine. After reading extensive posts and watching numerous videos I decided to tackle the problem myself. Many posts referenced that they were being told by their mechanics/technicians that they needed to replace the COP (Coil on Plug). After removing the plenum twice and resealing it to access the #1 COP (that I was told was the problem) I re...

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Reported by Lab5869 and 4 others for the Ford Edge

Had the PTU replaced at around 120K after a 2month wait for the part. It cost about 1,800.00!! Here I am with 145K and the PTU is on its way out AGAIN. Two units in 2 years. Visiting Honda dealers this weekend. Never ever will I buy another Ford. The dealers are not very helpful and act like they are surprised at the problem. Ford will not help at all. I had a Honda years ago and not one problem with it. I can't wait to get rid of the Edge.

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Reported by Gordong and 1 other for the Lincoln Town Car

Check Fuel Cap in message Center, comes back ON after Reset.

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Reported by TomCa and 1 other for the Kia Optima

Check engine light on at 1304 miles, dealer says mis fire #2 cylinder----- check engine light on at 2497 miles, dealer says mis fire #2 cylinder and changes spark plug ------ check engine light on at 19735 miles, dealer says #2 cylinder mis fire and replaces spark plug wires & plugs ------- check engine light on, dealer says #2 mis fire and replaces all injectors, wires and plugs -------- check engine light on at 93142, dealer says #2 cylinder...

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