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When I run my heater, I smell burning rubber (much like the smell from a vacuum cleaner when the belt is stuck), and along with this, the engine idles slower when I stop the car while the heater is running. This just began a day ago.
Thank you for any help :)

I want to to see how much will it cost to run a test in the car to see what problems it has?

what is the miles per gallon this car should be getting it has 170,000 miles,but runs new!

What is the price to replace the rear struts on this vechile on the driver and passener side? My mechanic said the side strut is leaking and recommended replacement of the struts on both sides? Any thoughts?

Thank you.

The Service Engine Soon light has come on. I was told this was due to my O2 sensor, however the last car mechanic I spoke to said this could be due to bad gas. I have had the light cleared, but it has come back on within a few times of driving.

I just hit 40k miles and the car has sat for long periods without being driven (now I am trying to be better about driving it at least 1x week).

It is unusual to have to replace the O2 sensor with this low of mileage? I am wondering if something else is the matter.

my car will idle but won't go over 30 mph and misses.mechanicput on machine said it showed bad map senser replaced it but didn't help replaced fuel pump and regulater also had c omputer rebuilt

Jiffy lube changed my oil and tech told me that the transmission was leaking (manual)...What does this mean/what do I do?

How long should your brakes last once they have been replaced?

is it time to change the timing chain at 150,000 thousand miles?

it wont hold antifreeze and i replaced the waterpump already

I drive my car, turn it off and I have to let it sit for 5mns or so so it can turn on, New Battery, charging light in NOT on, everything normal except it doesnt even crank. I did notice that at all times the crank is a slow one althouth the car does start. Anyone have this issue and how did you fix it?

Can the catalytic converter cause white smoke to come out the exhaust also.

it has tubro kit labor cost ?

My odometer turns over very slowly not reflecting actual miles traveled.

Have already verified that this is the part that needs to be replaced. Is this a dealer only item or can anyone give me an idea where else I may be able to purchase. I've not had much luck finding it anywhere.

At first I was having trouble with the Service Engine light coming on. I began having more an more trouble with filling up the tank. It would want to shut off after putting 1/2 gallon in. I had it checked and was told it showed a problem with the emmissions (EVAP purge control valve). The service light was cleared and then, yesterday the car just quit running while I was driving. The Engine Control Fuse had blown. I found out that the ;urge valve is one of the four things the fuse controls. Is it possible for that to have caused the fuse to blow. I don't want to spend $100+ without verifying that this is my problem. Any ideas?

My front windshield defroster vents do not blow out any air when I turn it on. But my vents blow air fine whenever I have the heat/A/C on and blowing at me AND works fine when I use the rear defrost. What could the problem be? I was told maybe a fuse or relay...but when I tried to located the fuse for the front windshield defroster/defogger, I couldn't find one.


When the car is driven at a speed of 40 or more it sounds as though it is at a high idle. The rpm stay at a little over 2 during this time. What could be the problem?

My alternator to my Nissan Sentra I had replaced as I was not getting a full charge on the Battery. The Alternator was from a junk yard. Now after about 6 months the same problem has occured. My check engine light has always been a major problem. Could that have burned out the Alternators Voltage regulator?

recommend engine oil for 1994 nissan sentra

We bought this car two days ago off of craigslist. We went to get it smogged that same day and it turns out the guy we bought it from had disconnected the battery (probably to make the "check engine" light turn off). When we got the monitor to activate the day after, we got code PO172. I think there was another code but I don't remember the number. I think it said "catalyst" somewhere but I'm not completely sure about that.

My husband took the car to a mechanic today and was charged $65 for them just to find th problem in the first place. They called us back and said that one catalytic converter was missing (the back one) and that another one was messed up and had to be replaced (the front one). I know nothing about cars as you can tell. Mechanic said it was going to cost us $1700 because we can only get them from nissan directly.

Is this too much money to pay? I have a feeling it is.

I was wondering if I could just go to a muffler shop and get them welded on...?

Or can i just get the parts online?

I have no clue any and all advice is appreciated.

p.s. the car doesn't make any weird noises and runs well.

...I just found out I can't buy catalytic converters online because I live in California... GREAT!!!!

i need help to locate the senor so i can replace the part if needed.

We have changed the Throttle Position Sensor and the Idle Air Control Valve, and the car still goes dead when you put it in drive. There is no diagnostic code. What could it be?

i am having problems with my check engine light coming on i replaced the air filter reset the light and it just came back on i need help to locate the sensor i took it a buddy to check the code for the problem it was P0110 can anybody help thank you

My brake lights will not go out even when the car is turned off


how do i change the harmonic balancer

I have no heat in the car until I drive at hyw speed then there is lots. Car does not overheat and I flushed the heater core out with a garden hose and it was clean. Thermostat is new and the rad has also been flushed. If the pump fails, would it not overheat the engine? Thank you

gas will not pump in to tank gas attendent told me that the vent in the gas tank is cloged how do i get this fixed and how much will it cost thank you