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Use Quality Parts for Ford Super Duty Brakes

Dear Doctor: I’m 74 years old and have always done the brake jobs on all my vehicles. I have a 2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty gas engine truck with 50,000 miles. I replaced the brake calipers after they locked up. … Continue reading

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Ongoing Electrical Problems: Look for Parasitic Drain

Dear Doctor: I have a 2014 Jeep with the 5.7-liter Hemi engine that seems to have an ongoing electrical problem. When not driven for two or three days the battery goes dead. The dealer changed several electrical modules, but that … Continue reading

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Multiple Codes, Scraping Sounds: Get Technician Test

Dear Doctor: My 2011 Chevrolet Impala V-6 makes an intermittent scraping noise in the front passenger wheel. The scraping sound occurs sporadically when making a turn from a complete stop and the wheel is turned. When accelerating, the scraping sound … Continue reading

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Additive May Help with Annoying Transmission Shifts

Dear Doctor: My 2017 Toyota Tacoma TRD 2WD has an annoying shift problem. Toyota has added a torque converter to its newer Tacoma models and this may be contributing to the problem, as my older Tacoma shifted well. The shift … Continue reading

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Squealing Noise Getting the Neighbors Attention

  Dear Doctor: The right rear wheel of my 2005 Toyota Camry is making a scraping sound when driving forward, but not in reverse. My mechanic replaced the rotor with a high-grade ceramic pad, and replaced the rear calipers as … Continue reading

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2006 Toyota Sienna spark plug replacement

Dear Doctor: I own a 2006 Toyota Sienna with 43,000 miles on it. The owner’s manual states to change the spark plugs at 90,000 miles. I called a couple of dealerships and they stand by the manufacturer’s timetable. I have … Continue reading

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2003 Toyota Highlander scalloped tires

Dear Doctor: I am the original owner of a 2003 Toyota Highlander with 139,000 miles. On my last oil change I asked the service department to do a tire rotation. As I drove home I felt as though I was … Continue reading

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