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Due to an ignition component and/or engine coolant temperature sensor failure, the Check Engine Light may illuminate. Replacement of the failed component will be necessary to correct this concern.

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A dirty or failed throttle body can cause various drivability issues and illumination of the Check Engine Light.

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The rear brakes tend to wear out quickly; rotors may need replacement by the first brake job. Our technicians recommend that the brakes be inspected for wear regularly.

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A damaged water pump impeller may cause an engine overheating condition. Our technicians tell us the repair should include replacement of the water pump, thermostat, and flushing the cooling system.

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Shifting issues due to internal problems in high mileage automatic transmissions can be difficult to resolve without transmission replacement.

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Erratic turn signal operation can be a result of a failing turn signal flasher relay which will require replacement.

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One or more power windows may fail. Our technicians tell us this is commonly due to a failed window regulator which will require replacement.

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The Check Engine Light may illuminate due to throttle valve related fault codes. The repair is to replace the appropriate connectors, if the problem persists the throttle body should be replaced.

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Water may be noted in the tail lights. The repair involves re-sealing the tail light housing mounts at the body.

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To avoid sludge accumulation inside the engine, our technicians recommend using the proper synthetic oil with the appropriate oil filter.
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Oxygen sensor and coolant temperature sensor failures are common.

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Extensive transmission damage can occur in some of the automatic transmission models when the transmission oil cooler fails and allows coolant to mix with the automatic transmission fluid.
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Poor drivability symptoms—including hard starting—can be caused by coolant temperature sensor and oxygen sensor faults.

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Poor drivability symptoms—including hard starting—can be caused by coolant temperature sensor and oxygen sensor faults.

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