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Used engines can be risky business -- most of the time you're guessing on internal condition, maintenance history, or even the legitimate mileage. The best way to judge...more

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Chevrolet | Engine Maintenance

5.9-liter V8 was found to have two faulty valves and valve springs. The trouble happened without warning even though the truck has been maintained properly...more

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Dodge | Fuel Economy | Warranty

Is it pressed on? How do I remove it? Is a used part from a wrecking yard an option? And if so what other years will work on my '93?...more

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Ford | Engine Parts

I'm writing about my 2004 Ford Ranger SuperCab 4x2. I was coming home from Lafayette, LA early in the morning (4:45 a.m.), and I was about 2 miles south of...more

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Ford | Coolant System | Warranty

Said that I should replace the water pump at the same time as the timing belt. They said if I don't, and the water pump starts leaking, I would have to replace...more

The mechanic told me I needed a new oil pan because the drain plug hole was stripped from over-tightening. The thing is, these people are the only ones who have ever changed my oil...more

A big 1968 Lincoln Continental, with a big 460 cid engine, developed a coolant leak at a freeze out plug located behind the motor mount. Do you have to pull the engine?...more

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Lincoln | Coolant System | Engine Parts

Over the past several months the oil pressure reading on the oil pressure gauge has gotten very low at idle, almost "0". I brought it to my mechanic and he said it needed a new oil pump...more

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Mercury | Oil Pressure | Instrument Panel

Recently, it snapped the timing belt. When we took it in for repairs, the mechanic estimated the cost at about $875. He said the pistons smashed up the valves when the timing belt broke...more

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Nissan | Timing Belt/Chain | Maintenance

I have some ideas for removing the bolt, but you might not like what you see after you get it out. First hose down around the bolt with a penetrating oil (WD-40) and...more

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Oldsmobile | Engine Parts
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