Why would your car heater throw up dirt on to the windows that smears them?

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Maybe if the car is filthy and the compressor sucks up dirt it would spit dirt out?? hmm.. good question.

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The windows will keep things like rocks, sand, smoke, or insane birds from entering your car (yes, this happens). It also keeps blowing trash, plastic bags, pets, and small children from falling out of your car. All drivers and passengers should also be buckled in.Although older cars will need th...

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Why would a car make wind noises on the inside when the windows are up?

Hard to understand your question. I'm guessing that you have a wind noise at speed? Check the trim around the doors if it is a wind noise. Is it possible it's a wheel bearing noise? Noise while driving, changes as you go left to right. Take it to a mechanic and have it checked or at least test dr...

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Why would a car heater be on all the time?

This could be a number of different things. If the blower fan is continuously runningyou may have a faulty fan speed switch. If you mean that you always get hot air out of you vents , but can adjust the fan speed, then you might a faulty blend door system. This would consist of the lever used to ...

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Is throwing your gum out the window considered littering?

If I was the person who steps in it later, I would say, yes.Yes, it is considered littering. Gum does not degrade the way other food products do. And it creates a sticky mess for any person or animal that gets into it. In some countries it is a criminal act to even have gum!

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What do you do when your car is throwing up?

you start vomiting then it starts a chain reaction...And then the world blows up because of puke going everywere and fills up the earth unfortunitly everyone dies from pollution.

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Why would the passenger side window coming off the track about half way when you roll the window up?

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What would cause the windows on a 2003 Windstar to fog up in cold weather with the heat on?

Any type of moisture including your breath.

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Why does your ac come on when you turn on the heater on your car?

The AC takes the moisture out of the cabin air and that helps clear the inside of the windshield from moisture faster.

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Why would turning on the defroster heat up the car?

diagnose this with a book... everyone should have a manual for their vehicle, and the library should have a professional manual available...in the reference section, you'll have to make copies of the important sections...good luck :)

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Why would someone want to use a car window shade?

A person would want to use a car window shade to keep the vehicle from getting too hot. A person would also want to use a car window shade to keep the sun off a child.

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Can dirt get down into electric car windows and cause scratch marks on windows?

Unfortunaely yes,,,,and it's very common as well. Especially in older cars that endure all four seasons of the year. During the winter monthes where salt and grime is splattered all over the windows and eventually turns into a sort of concrete. It clings to the rubber seal. The rubber seal dries ...

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Why do the windows on a car steam up on a cold wet day?

on a wet day the air contains too much h20 in form of vapour in it. since the inside of the car is warm and outside cold, the vapour condenses on the outer side of glass to liquid form.this water on glass we observe as steaming of glass.

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Why would your ground wire melt the pigtails on your back up lights?

Something is shorted to ground on that circuit

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Why would your car be dripping water after running the heater?

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Why can't I hotwire the power window on my 1996 Tacoma to roll up?

You can but if the power window motor is bad it still won't roll up.

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Does it damage the engine to turn on the heater before the engine warms up fully?

NO, it will not damage the vehicle engine by turning the heater ON before the engine has warmed up fully.

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Why my car window wont go up?

First, let us see if the problem is in the motor or wiring.Your door window problem is in the power window motor if the needle moves when you press the window switch.If the amp or volt gauge does not move, the problem could be in the window switch or wire harness for the window regulator.

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Why do car windows fog up?

well it could be because of the heat. if its cold out and you have the heat on in the car, then you will get hot and that will cause the window to fog.

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Why would the heater motor continue to run on a 1986 Cadillac deville when the car is off?

the fan has a high amp draw roasting the control module replace them both!!

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Is there anyone out there that can explain why the windshield of a car is always the first ( and often only) vehicle window to frost up and the last window that wants to unfrost?

The car is cold; icy cold. You are in the driver's seat, facing forward, and breathing, and your exhaled breath contains about 1% water vapor. Your breath hits the inside of the windshield. The vapor condenses on the cold windshield and freezes. If you were in the back seat or passenger seats fac...

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What would you call someone that paints cars applys decals and vinyls etc to them?

First I would call them very "Talented" and they are usually called "auto/truck detailer.

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Signed statement that the scratches on your car at the time you bought it would be fixed to your satisfaction and all they do is use color wax to hide them can i return the car?

Most definitely! It's a signed statement that says repaired to your satisfaction! Obviously you are not satisfied so this is the very reason that paper was drawn up. Take it back today!

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What part would you need to buy if your window won't roll up or down and there's a wire that has snapped?

If it's just a broken wire, you need the correct size 'butt connector'. Get the heat-shrink type, strip both wire ends, crimp on the connector, shrink the connector tubing ends with a lighter (BBQ lighters work really well). Done. If you need to add wire to make the connection, you will need at l...

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Why are lug nuts on 1997 izuzu rodeo so hard to loose them up or tidethem?

Since manufactured in 1997, corrosion of threads would have developed, especially when wheels are constantly exposed to moisture.Also, some may have been cross-threaded. In this case replacing them is the best solution.

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Tell me something that you might accidentally throw into your garbage that would send you digging for it?

Jewelry, money, check, wallet, car keys.

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Why do car windows fog up when the heat is not on?

It is called condensation, warm and humid inside, cooler outside.

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How much does it cost to fix a car window that won't roll up?

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Can a cop force you to roll up your windows?

There is not constitutional or legal requirement to roll a window down further than necessary to hand the cop your papers.As a matter of fact, I advise everyone to keep their windows rolled up and just open them enough to hand the cops your license, etc.

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Would it be wrong to pimp up your car?

Not if you can afford to. However , I would not use the rent money to do so.

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Why is the heater in your 06 vectra permanently on hot even when turned to cold?

The blend door is probably stuck.

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Why would your heater just quit blowing driving down the road?

The diverter, or blend, door, is not working properly, The door is either feeding the heat through the defroster, or closing the heat completely off.

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What would cause heater to stop blowing on 2006 caravan?

Fuse, switch, speed resistor or motor.

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Why would you not do maintenance items that your car needs to prevent an expensive repair?

If your car truly needs these preventative repairs, then you would be foolish not to do them. The key here is can you trust the individual that reccomended the repairs? If so get them done; if not get a second opinion.

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Why would all the lights be on in your car?

Because you put them on? Because the door is open? Gremlins? Muppits? Who knows!

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Why would your car's condenser ice over on the outside?

It has an internal blockage!Air conditioning gas cools as it expands (as it changes from liquid to a gas). It is meant to be a liquid in your condenser but if your condenser has a blockage (say some dirt or other contaminent) then the liquid loses pressure on the other side of the blockage and be...

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Why would your car drift to the left?

There are a number of things which could cause this problem but to narrow it down, it is most likely you either have a flat tire, different tires on either side of the vehicle, or your alignment is out and needs to be readjusted.

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What do you do if someone throws up in your car?

Method 1 Cleaning Up Fresh Vomit Pick up any solid matter. Blot the vomit to remove excess moisture. Sprinkle a thick layer of baking soda over the area you're cleaning. Create a liquid cleaning solution. Scrub the stain. Rinse the area with clean water. Blot the area dry with more lint...

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Why does a car's temperature gauge go up when heater is on or when the car is parked?

i had a similar problem it could be a low antifreeze level or sticky or stuck open thermostat or partially plugged rad or fan could not be working right if electric or clutch type. either way start with the simple and cheapest first if none of these check your guage.

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Why does your car squeal when you turn the heater on?

you have a bad heater blower motor or something stuck in blower cage

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Why would your car be losing water from the radiator after you filled it up?

More likely there is a leak somewhere non-visible .Heade gasket leaky?

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Why does your car squeal when you turn on the heater?

Loose belt -- replace or lubricateADD-ON If it is a metallic squeal that continues for a minute or so after the car starts it could be your water pump bearing. Get your mechanic to check it out and replace before you need a tow truck.

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Why does my car window freeze on the window on the inside?

You live in a cold climate and your windows are frosting up on the inside, right? What does it mean? It means you've got a source of moisture in the car. If you leave your windows "cracked" that would be a possible cause. If you have an open bottle of water in the car that would do it too. Wet cl...

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Why does your car smell like gasoline when your heater is on?

it should NOT.......you have a GAS leak fix it ...unless you overfill gas tank then maybe that's smell temp.

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How do you fix a window that won't go up on a Toyota Scion?

First, you figure out the cause of the problem - that's called diagnosis. You have an issue for which there are multiple possible reasons why it exists, and you're expecting us to tell you how to fix it when you've done nothing to narrow down the reason why it isn't going up. Honestly, I kinda ge...

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Why do my car windows fog up so fast?

“It condenses on the inside because the outside is colder, and when it's colder outside, that lowers the relative humidity point.Warm air contains more moisture, but Hoppe said it's the relative humidity that matters, so warm, dry air coming through the defroster will clear the glass faster than ...

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Do the top 4 lines on a c class rear window heat up to defrost the window?

It should unless the lines are cut or damaged.

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Why dont your heater stay on when you start your car?

Because the car needs all the power it can get to start so you heater and maybe radio cut out for a few seconds.

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Is there a simple motor you can put on the passenage side only to roll your window up are down?

Try J.C. Whitney.com they used to have a unit that connected to the window crank handle

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Why are my windows fogged up in the morning?

Windows fog up in the early morning because lower overnight temperatures cool the glass below the dew point.Later, when the outside temperature rises, the glass warms and condensation disappears as visible moisture evaporates into invisible air vapor.

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Why does a car window fog up on a cold morning?

The air on the inside of the car is warmer than the air outside.

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Why would you use cheap replacement windows in a car?

Cheap replacement windows can be found at your local car dealer or even online. They can be bought for a very cheap price and but may not contain the same quality or the more expensive windows.

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Is it illegal to throw things out of a car window?

It is illegal for anyone to dump or throw item(s) such as bottles, can, garbage, glass, nail, offal, paper, wire, or anything that creates any possibility of damaging or injuring others on a highway.

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Why would your car heater not work Car radiator giving bubbles but they go away when you turn AC on or when radiator fan turns on?

There is only one thing you can do if your Heater in your car is not working. You will have to take it to the dealership and have them look at it.

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When you hook up the cables to your battery on your trailer you get sparks why?

I'm guessing you're talking about the plug for the lights not a battery on a travel trailer. You have a short in the wiring somewhere. Check the trailer harness for a pinched wire of even a bad socket. You will probably blow the fuse in the vehicle if you plug it in and leave it. Use a battery to...

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Why does your heater only blow on high?

Most likely your blower motor resistor is bad. I replaced the resistor and the blower motor fan and it ended up being the speed control switch (alot easier to replace than the resisitor). Both the resistor and switch are around $19.

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Why would one cylinder compression be higher then the rest and foul up that plug.?

Excess oil from bad/stuck oil rings in that cylinder could do that.

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Assuming you mean a Volvo Td5 engine (same as Ford,Landrover) then this probably means some kind of either a) wiring fault b) ECU (Engine Control Unit) failure or c) a malfunction of a motor or electrical component of some kind. Alternatively, this could genuinely mean you have a engine problem, ...

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Why do you close your car windows?

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Why do your car windows hold condensation?

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Why does the condensation from your mouth cause water droplets to form on a cold car window?

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Is there any reason that the bank that is trying to repossess your car would contact a car auction to come to your place of residence?

Car auctions SELL repos for lenders and also pick them up from debtors. Is there any reason for a bank to "TRY" to repo a car??

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Why do cars have grooves on them?

There is usually never a benefit from the grooves but to give the car a sleek and "cool" look and more appealing!

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How much does it cost to fix a window that won't roll up?

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What can cause your car to throw a rod?

bad/worn out rod bearings.Lack of oil.Lack of oil & filter changes.Incorrect oil.Over revving.

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Is it illegal to throw out fruit from your car?

yes it is illegal to throw fruit out of your carbasically it is illegal to throw anything out of your car

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Why would the car heater work fine one day but not at all the next?

It sounds like it broke between one day and the next day. Maybe a blown fuse?

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How to repair the power window when the cable is all tangled up and window loose?

Here are complete step-by-step instructions (with photos) on how to remove a door panel: http://www.ricksfreeautorepairadvice.com/repair-topics/window-power-repair/remove-a-door-panel-from-any-vehicle-without-a-diagramHere are complete step-by-step instructions (with photos) on how to test a powe...

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Heater core blew. disconnected heater hoses so heater doesnt work but car seems fine. moisture from all that water and coolant inside the dash is still fogging up car as it sits tho. how to dry it out?

most effective way would be to place a de-humidifier inside the vehicle,closing all doors/windows.The moisture is concentated in the soundproofing. If your windows fog up, make certain that your vent position is on 'fresh' air to blow the outside air in, rather than 'recirculate'. That will aid i...

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Why would your car have slow pick up speed compared with past performance on 2000 Toyota Avalon?

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You have to have your heater on or your car overheats what might be wrong?

It could be any number of things, but here's what to check...Make sure the radiator is full of coolant (with the engine off and ice cold, facing slightly uphill)If you need to add coolant start the car (with radiator cap removed) and add coolant while its running directly to the radiator. Once th...

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Why would the temperature gauge go up when the car isn't even warmed up?

Generally this means your thermostat is malfunctioning. Not sure how hard it is on a Kia, but most cars its relatively easy to replace.

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Why does your car revv up when your foot is on the brake?

The power brake booster has a massive vacuum leak.

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Why would your car why would a car run?

It runs because that is what it is supposed to do.

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Your rear passenger window on your 2001 Olds alero will not stay up Any idea what the problem may be?

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What does it mean when you dreamed of a guy in a Frankenstein costume at Target that came up to your car window and stared at you?

To dream of the Frankenstein monster indicates you are tormented or rejected by society. You feel alone and think no one understands you. The monster represents a fear that you do not know how to deal with.To dream you are being stared at (by a guy in a Frankenstein costume or not) means you are ...

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Why would my car overheat but the heater blows cold air?

If the heater is blowing cold air and the car is overheating, it is likely that the problem is related to the engine cooling system as well.The following are some issues that may be causing the heater to blow cold air: Low coolant levels.A plugged/clogged heater core.

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Why would your car turn off on a gmc?

Normally it is a battery/cable issue. Check the terminals(make sure they are clean). Check the grounding cable on the frame/engine. Other than that check the ignition system.

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What would happen if you saw kids throwing snowballs or rocks at your car?

It Depends really I would tell them off! If the snowballs or rocks do damage phone the police I don't think they'd go to jail but they might be charged?

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Why does your car fails to start up?

your battery is failing.get it juiced up

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Where does the ice on your car windows come from?

Obviously, water is deposited on the windshield during the nght and the temperatures drop low enough for it to freeze.

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Why would there be a squealing sound when turning until your car warms up?

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Why would the dashboard lights and heater not work on an Infiniti I30 when headlights are on?

My Infinity has a dial type switch on the dash that rolls to the left or right. It makes the lights in the dash brighter and dimmer, also turns the inside overhead light come on, when doors aren't open, by turning it until it clicks. Most cars have this type switch around the headlight switch, bu...

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Why is your car heater blowing out cold air when it is on?

Low coolant and a clogged heater core are possibilities.

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How do you fix a car window that won t roll up?

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What would cause the window glass to rotate when raising?

Something came apart or broke. You have to remove the inside door panel to determine what went wrong then determine how to fix it.

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Why would you have oil on your alternator and pullies does that mean the switch is leaking?

I would check front crankshaft seal or timing cover gasket. The Crank pulley might be "throwing" oil on to the belts and Alternator.

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Why would the top on your piston chip off?

Most likely from stress.Over time the metal weakens from repetative expansion and shrinkage from heating and cooling, not to mention being involved 100's of violent explosions every minute.It's possible the piston could have come in contact with an intake or exhaust valve too.

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Why would your engine stutter when turning on the headlights?

Weak alternator. Have the charging system checked.I had a 95 Toyota tercel that totally shut down when the headlights turned on and the cause was for the most part dirty battery connections, when the electrical load was raised the alternator could not immediately keep up and required a moment to ...

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Why would you want to was your car after driving on salted winter roads?

because salt can rust your car and eat away at the metal

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Why do the brakes want to lock up on your 93 GMC jimmy?

there may be a master cylinder problem that the abs computer is trying to counter.

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Why is it important to keep up with the maintenance on your vehicle?

Keeping the car in good condition will save you from unwanted vehicle problems.If you do not pay attention to vehicle maintenance, your vehicle is at higher risk for major faults developing in the engine and other components.The faults in the engine and components develop over time.

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I have a 2003 Hyundai Tiburon and when I lock my car up the tail lights in the back and the front come on without me turning them on. Why is that?

the lights come on to let you know that your car is locked

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Why would your car chug?

to much oil or spark plug is bad

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Why is it that your car smell of gas for days after you fill up?

because your car has a gas leak

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Why does the ignition on your 01 c240 lock up whenI kill the car?

When removing key, the steering colum locks to help prevent theft.

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Why does your car throw a lot of black smoke and waste too much gasoline?

Black smoke is indicative of air\fuel mixture settings on a carbureted engine, which in turn would drastically affect the fuel economy. Fuel injected engines with the same issues could point to a multitude of issues ranging from a bad on-board computer to faulty sensors or bad fuel regulator in t...

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Why would the head lights of your car remain on after the ignition is switched off?

Hey Humayun==It would help if you stated what kind of car you have. If you have automatic headlights there is a module under the dash that controls them and it is bad. On some cars, the lights stay on until the door is opened. GoodluckJoe

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If your boyfriend broke your car window while you were inside is that abuse?

Yes it is abuse, but it's also against the law so if you have a witness or can prove it have the police arrest him! This guy is dangerous so watch your back.

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Why do my windows fog up when my heat is on?

The reason for foggy windows has to do with temperature and the air's moisture content.On a cold day, any moisture in the air inside your car — from passengers exhaling, snow on your boots, etc.— turns to condensation when it hits air next to the windows that's below a certain temperature, called...

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Why would your car miss?

A miss or a missfire is when the spark plug does not create a spark or sparks at the wrong time. Causes of a missfire are: worn out spark plugs, bad spark plug gapping, bad or broken spark plug wire(s), worn out distributor cap and or rotor, bad ignition coil, worn gears on the distributor or cam...

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