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Joelburke26

New Middletown, OH

still just a true blue backyard mechanic with every tool known to man.graduated an auto repair tech course to brush up on things that dont apply to auto repair but its nice to have some transcripts.machinest by trade,auto tech by choice.gave up on sears auto center.also I wont step on other techs answers as if it were a d;;k measuring contest here.


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every 45,000 miles it should be checked and chances are it will still operate perfectly even at 90,000.


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take a look at the brake switch affixed to your brake pedal.unhook the connector and spray with contact cleaner then try the lights.you may need a new one tho.


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$600 if you take it to a garage.$300 if i did them.$150 if you do it yourself and thats buying the akebono pads which are the best for your vehicle.


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cruise on over to your local advance auto or auto zone.they have obd2 scanners and will check your codes for free.


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thats the o2 sensor before the cat converter.


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looks like your truck takes 2 batteries.the duralast gold 850 cca is whats called for on your truck.$114.99 a piece with core.part#65-DLG


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have someone verify the top motor mount bushings are not wore out.also check the condition of the spark plugs and wires.


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avg $200 in the northeast states.


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if your drive belt is original,then its time to replace or if it got about 60,000 miles on it since its last change. about $35 for drive belt and $50 for labor.


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yes,thats called an interference engine and it will bend the valves causing terminal damage.hopefully your engine is still running and its not broken yet.they reccomend changine the timing belt every 60,000 miles.they will last longer tho but its a gamble not worth paying.inexpensive part but tons of labor.


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