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My Car had a bad alternator. I put a new one on. It started and then died. My battery cable looked like it had acid on it so I cleaned it.Battery tests good.

when I get up around 30 to 40 mph and press the gas pedal down it wants to stall out for a second and once I release the pedal and then press it back down it's fine. What could this be?

I am still driving my 1998 Ford Escort and overall very pleased but the last 5 years there has been a constant buzzing sound that only appears after 20 minutes of driving. Very loud, embarrassing and annoying. I haven't had it checked twice and know ones knows what it is. Afraid to have it looked at further for the labor/costs. The car is still running but the miles are piling up....looking forward to a new car soon. I have been told it could be an overworked bering....... ??

how do I set the #1 piston on t.d.c. since the cams don't have timing marks???

My 1994 escort has gone thru 4 starters in about a month. What can cause this problem?

I CHECKED THE FUSE AND THEY ARE NOT BLOWEN, BUT THE LIGHTER DO WORK

I CHECKED FUSES AND THEY ARE ALRIGHT, BUT THE LIGHTER DO NOT WORK

I went to start my car and nothing happened. It didn't even make a sound. I changed the battery but got the same results.

Dip stick doesnt say in park or nuetral running or not running

The Car wont go faster than 25 mph.. Is that do to the transmission?

My wipers work on the fastest setting and the manuel setting, but will not work on any of the others, what could be wrong? Also, my horn stopped working altogether, could this be related?

belt broke an there is no routing diagram

car over heated

What is average cost to replace timing belt?

if the timing chain went would it cause the car to loose compression and stop

how much to replace an oil pan and gasket

how much to replace an oil pan and gasket

WHAT OTHER COMPONENTS R ON THE WINDSHIELD WIPER CIRCUIT?

i have a lot of vibration. in the steering wheel while the car is in drive but not moving as i accelerate the shaking gets less. also i have a problem with throttle i set up the diagnosis and the code was for the M.A.F.. I took the m.a.f. out cleaned it out didnt see a problem i had sprayed carb. cleaner all over the intake system and got no rise in the engine so i dont know what else to look at. i also put a brand new TPS in. thinking that might be it but no luck. massive fail got any suggestions

BLOWER DOESNT RUN AT ALL NEITHER DO WIPERS AND HAVING TROUBLE W DOME LIGHT AND BEEPING NOISE

my heater want work as well as my gauge want work.I have changed 2 sensors located near the thermostat housing and i have replaced the thermostat as well but nothing seems to work with that.and how do you replace the dashboard lights any help would be greatly appreciated

timing belt

where is the fuel pump fuse located?

i have been given an old 1984 escort it came with no spark plug leads i have brought some but do i put them on in the correct order.

I'm replacing the timimg belt and the water pump needs to be replaced, too. How do I replace the water pump?

most of time when starting engine,it will idle hi and low until engine warms,then levels out. it still seems to persist when driving,on warmer days its not that bad. can u help?

i was wondering what is normal to pay for parts & labor for a speed sensor fix?

Anti-theft system goes on all the time - had to pull fuses to stop the noise. Are cables loose somewhere?

The trunk will not latch down properly - have to really press it hard. What can be done to fix it?

i have hade it for a almost two years now and for about six months somthings been wrong when i get on the gas it just bogs down it has zero balls now ive changed fuell persure regulater throttle positioning sencor oxegen sencor fuell fuilter im starting to think its the cadilack converter..any ideas?