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Every 3000 Miles We'll Screw You Over

After some frustrating dealings with the local Jiffy Lube, I want to be able to handle some car maintenance stuff myself. What should I be able to handle? [more inside]
posted by theichibun on Jan 21, 2014 - 15 answers

Vinyl separated from car roof. How to fix?

Hi everyone. I have an old 1992 Toyota Camry. The interior vinyl has separated from the car roof, as you can see in these pictures. How do I fix this? Any suggestions very much appreciated.
posted by Alaska Jack on Aug 31, 2013 - 8 answers

Loose oil cap fix?

[Carfilter] The oil cap on my car vibrates itself loose, causing oil to spill out onto the engine and thus wreathe my hood in some lovely smoke. Oil cap has been replaced once already to try and fix this, to no avail. What are my options? [more inside]
posted by curious nu on Oct 30, 2012 - 10 answers

How to stop rattling in car?

Rattling muffler/exhaust? [more inside]
posted by grak88 on Nov 15, 2011 - 14 answers

Fix or replace my car?

Should I fix my car or purchase another one? [more inside]
posted by dozo on Jul 18, 2011 - 9 answers

Fixing gouges rather than getting gouged?

Real bad scratches on a black '08 Toyota Yaris. Can this be self-fixed by somebody with no real skills, or are we out $700? [more inside]
posted by Shepherd on Oct 29, 2010 - 15 answers

Need a dispenser here.

Front windshield washer fluid dispenser doesn't dispense. This feels like an easy fix....is it? [more inside]
posted by Diskeater on Feb 12, 2009 - 10 answers

Electric car window won't stay up, how to fix?

Permanent, elegant solution for keeping an electric car window up? [more inside]
posted by jmitchell on Apr 18, 2008 - 10 answers

When my taillights are on, my brake lights don't work. How to fix?

While my taillights are off, my brake lights work just fine. When they are on, my left one goes out. How can I fix this? I'm driving a mid 80's Volvo. My car uses the same bulb for taillight and brake-light. Basically, while my taillights are supposed to be on, and I step on the brakes, that entire bulb turns off (on the left side). [more inside]
posted by k7lim on Oct 6, 2007 - 7 answers

Learning stick is the easy part.

I have a 1964 (and a half) Mustang. The only problem is that it has not run since 1981. It has been on blocks in the garage. How much would it cost me to get it on the road again? [more inside]
posted by thetenthstory on Jun 26, 2007 - 9 answers

Help me be a nice guy

How can I fix my friend's car scratch? [more inside]
posted by lpctstr; on Jun 7, 2006 - 13 answers

car repair diagnosis

How can I figure out what's leaking from my car? (And other maladies...) Does anyone know of a site -- like WebMD, but for cars -- where I can type in symptoms and narrow down what might be wrong with a car? I know that I can go to a mechanic, but sometimes the first question is whether it's even safe to drive the car to the mechanic. [more inside]
posted by xo on Mar 31, 2005 - 10 answers

how to re-attach plastic panel in Saturn interior?

My friend has a 1995 Saturn (as do I). For some reason, the plastic paneling in part of the interior, around the doors, is falling away from the frame. [more inside]
posted by amtho on Mar 9, 2005 - 3 answers

I can't see the road...

Does anyone know how to fix a floppy car sun visor? [more inside]
posted by carter on Dec 21, 2003 - 5 answers

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