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I never knew there was an expiration date until now. I've been using expired oil for several months. Expires Oct. 2010.
I use 10/40 weight. 209,000 miles. Thank You, Christina

my 2007 Patriot first had the alarm and lights that would not go off even when car was turned off. Had to disconnect the battery. NOw the parking lights don't go off. Battery went dead. SOme times the alarm will jsut beep while driving for a second then stop. What is the problem

is going down. I noticed that when I get out of the truck the air bag goes up and then a clicking sound starts and the truck starts to drop on that side only. Fyi, 1 1/2 yrs ago I replaced the air bags and compressor


I thought one would check it with the engine on. On the dip stick there are 2 holes down low and 1 way up at the top near the plug. should the fluid level be up to the top hole?

each lens has screws but haven't been able to remove the lens to get to the bulb


Lately i been having idle problems, when sitting at a stop it idles very low sometimes stalling when the accelerator is pressed. when up i only have minor problems, i feel a loss of power that comes and goes when accelerating and no problems maintaining speed. When looking at the car you can hear the idle controller fulminating wildly(clicking noise) and the rpm jumping around

I have replaced the plugs and injectors, i also removed and cleaned the Idle controller's valve(very little buildup)

When i unplugged the idle controller the engine stays stable at 600-700rpm and no stalling or shaking in the engine. But i still have the problems with on and off power when accelerating(particularly under heavier loads)

have installed new pvc valve, plugs, wires, cap and rotor. fuel pump is approx. 2 years old. have aftermarket k&n type air filter

I go through a bit of both relatively often, but like I said, no smell at all, no observable leaks anywhere.

Power lock and keys in ignition chime are now working.

..can i still have recall work done for free from recalls from years ago?

the heat blend door works. the fan speeds work. I am looking to get air once again from any vent i put the selector knob dual air controls...just a three knob manual in a 1999 jeep grand cherokee.

I am a disabled mom of 3 and prior to being disabled 10 yrs ago I was a purser for Northwest Airlines( I am telling u this because my car has low mileage and just hit 70,000 last week)
About 1 1/2 months ago I had my oil changed and as I was leaving the building my "check engine soon" light turned on. I had not even turned around in the parking lot. I went straight back to the office and the man, whom I assumed was the manager mumbled something about it being because it had been so cold and the person who had been working on my car had done a certain check on it and had not turned it off/reset it,or whatever she was suppose to have done.
So about a week ago it came back on. Now I am not a bubble headed blonde, pardon the expression for the blondes out there! No offense! But I don't just watch the, what we call "dummy, or idiot lights". But When it can at least tell me that nothing is overheating an the fluid is ok, I am not going to panic and sell my first born to have a diagnostics run on it when I don't have the money.
So a friend,here's the kicker, came down from Alaska, and said he had the same thing happen. And HIS friend told him sometimes the sensor is just dirty.
So he went out to look at it, said he cleaned it. Started it up, said it didn't show up anymore. But..... Now my time clock that showed the amount of time that was spent in the car has been erased, and does not run, plus my gas marker that tells how much fuel u have went to full, and I only had a 1/4 of a tank. So now everytime I fill up my car it says I have like 380 miles till empty, when normally it would only have been about 238.
Any suggestions? I really can't afford a diagnostics test, and I am pretty broke most of the time and it really helps to know how much gas I really have so I can keep track of it. Sorry for lengthy message, but figured u might need to know all of story.
Would appreciate any thoughts!

I was driving my car and it just killed after getting it to the house I could see water leaking out from underneath the car the car wont crank,So I just recently had a mechanic to look at it he says its the engine.I dont know much of anything about cars so my question is how can I be sure that its really my engine could you determine that even without the car cranked?

The car has 150,000 miles on it. the noise is there all the time when the car is moving, and all the way until stopped.