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Problem Reported: Oil Leaks From Engine Area
September 15, 2010, 10:08 PM

Valve cover gasket leaks are common after 60,000 miles. Symptoms will include oil drips under the vehicle and burning oil smell from the engine compartment.

Problem Reported: Coolant Loss Due to Leak from Expansion Tank
September 15, 2010, 10:08 PM

An engine coolant leak may develop from the expansion tank resulting in engine overheating. When a cooling system component fails the entire cooling system should be inspected. It is not uncommon to find additional component have failed or are leaking.

Overheating can cause severe engine damage. If the engine begins to overheat it is recommended to stop at the first available location and have your vehicle towed to a repair shop.

Problem Reported: Blower Final Stage Fan Resistor May Fail
September 15, 2010, 10:08 PM

The blower final stage fan resistor is known to fail. Symptoms are the heater fan speed varies regardless of the setting, the fan will not turn off when the car is switched off, or the fan will not switch on at all.

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