You know the biggest thing you can do is to change your driving habits, quick starts from lights cost a lot of fuel, Idling for long periods of time believe it or not uses a lot of gas, if you have to sit for any length of time and it’s not to hot or cold put the car in park and turn it off. Here’s some other ideas to help in this area.
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This condition can be caused by a number of things, one is bad shocks or struts. After 100,000 miles your shocks and struts will be ready to be replaced. Also a lack of rotating and balancing can cause this, alignment is another reason. This condition can also make the tires very noisy while driving. It takes a properly trained technician to determine the exact cause and correct it.
#tires #cupping # alignment
Many times this is a bad brake master cylinder. The brake fluid will bypass inside the master cylinder and the pedal will drop to the floor. This is a very dangerous situation and needs to be addressed right away. You may apply the brakes and find you have no stopping power.
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Most of the time the starter will be the problem, there may be a bad solenoid or a bad spot in the armature of the starter motor itself. Your service center can check how much current the starter is drawing to determine exactly what’s wrong.
#starter #clicking #poirier’s promise
In most cases that’s true the water pump is driven by the timing belt, to get to the water pump the timing belt has to come off. There’s a very good chance the water pump won’t last as long as the new timing belt so if the pump goes bad you are paying to remove the timing belt again.
#water pump #timing belt #poiriers promise
Many times this is caused by a failure in the emissions system of your car. As you are filling up, the fuel vapor should be directed to a canister if there is a problem in the system all that fuel vapor and some times fuel is pushed into the engine this will flood the engine and make it very hard to start. Your service center can diagnose and repair this condition.
#fuel #vapor #start
Most likely you have an engine miss fire. The engine light probably came on solid at first but as the problem got worse the engine began to have a constant miss fire, that’s when the engine light begins to flash, now it’s time to get to your service center right away. Once the engine light is flashing other damage can be done to the engine so it’s important to get it checked as soon as you can.
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