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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 | Engine Damage

Let's define a PCV valve. PCV stands for Positive Crankcase Ventilation. The valve itself controls the amount of intake manifold vacuum being directed to the interior...more

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Pontiac | Engine Parts | Emissions

The big drawback is the people working on your car. Let's face it. They're either kids or unskilled laborers the majority of the time. Although some shops do have a qualified...more

I am the proud owner of a '96 Toyota Camry, and I really love my car. However, I'm a bit confused as far as mileage between oil changes is concerned...more

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Toyota | Engine Damage

Timing belt replacement is very important. A timing belt failure will not only leave you stuck somewhere, but can cause serious engine damage on certain...more

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Toyota | Timing Belt/Chain

I have been running Mobil 1, 5W-30 at 5,000 mile intervals. The owner's manual recommends changing the oil every 7,500 miles under normal conditions or every 3,500...more

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Toyota | Oil

So I brought it to a friend of mine who's a mechanic and asked if it would make sense to use pure anti-freeze in my radiator instead of mixing the coolant with water. He said that would be fine...more

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Toyota | Coolant System

The orange oil change reminder light stays on following an oil change on a '93 Toyota Previa. How do you turn off the warning light? Where is the reset button hidden?...more

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Toyota | Instrument Panel
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