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Problem Reported: Check Engine Light and/or Engine Overheating
August 04, 2011, 11:20 AM
<p>The <a id="ce_116" class="ct_null tooltip" href="/thermostat">thermostat</a> may fail resulting in engine overheating and/or illumination of the <a id="ce_5700" class="ct_null tooltip" href="/understanding-the-check-engine-light">Check Engine Light</a>. Replacement of the thermostat along with a complete inspection of the cooling system will be necessary to correct this concern.</p> <p>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.</p>
Problem Reported: Oil Leaks From Engine Area
September 15, 2010, 10:08 PM
<p><a id="ce_127" class="ct_glossary tooltip" href="/valve-cover-gasket-set">Valve cover gasket</a> leaks are common after 60,000 miles. Symptoms will include oil drips under the vehicle and burning oil smell from the engine compartment.</p>
Problem Reported: Front Control Arm Bracket Bushings May Fail
September 15, 2010, 10:08 PM
<p>Failure of the <a id="ce_5624" class="ct_glossary tooltip" href="/front-control-arm">front control arm</a> bracket bushings<strong>&mdash;</strong>often referred to as <a id="ce_5628" class="ct_glossary tooltip" href="/thrust-rod-bushings">thrust rod bushings</a><strong>&mdash;</strong>is moderately common. One symptom is a clunk or jolt felt in the steering when braking.</p>
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