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Acura recalls 2013-2014 ILX, ILX Hybrid over fire-prone headlamps

author: MummyChunk posted 02-05-2016

The Acura ILX just can't seem to catch a break. From AB Statement by Acura Regarding Headlight Recall: 2013-2014 Acura ILX 07/08/2014 - TORRANCE, Calif. 14,078 model-year 2013-2014 ILX vehicles affe... read more »


Audi builds its six-millionth Quattro-equipped car

author: MummyChunk posted 02-04-2016

Now 34 years since the advent of the original Audi Quattro, the House of the Four Rings has built its six millionth vehicle equipped with all-wheel drive – only a year and a half since it hit the fi... read more »


BMW M6 gets new Competition Package

author: MummyChunk posted 02-05-2016

With 560 horsepower on tap, the BMW M6 is already plenty powerful and capable. Those looking for an extra boost, however, may be interested in the new Competition Package. From AB More potent Competi... read more »


Hi. If someone can help me to solve a problem I have on my Panda with Dualogic?

author: Richard posted 06-21-2015

I put my Panda in N shift, with the key at the MAR position (without starting up the engine) and push the car about 1 m (to roll it with the engine off) and then put the parking brake. I left it like... read more »

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NHTSA investigating Ram 1500 models for rear differential failure

author: MummyChunk posted 02-04-2016

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is investigating Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and its Ram brand following a number of reports regarding the 2005 Dodge Ram 1500 pickup. From AB Date In... read more »

"Next-Gen Jeep Wrangler Will Come In Diesel, Hybrid and Pickup Versions"

author: Lynn McGuire posted 01-28-2016

Next-Gen Jeep Wrangler Will Come In Diesel, Hybrid and Pickup Versions http://www.hybridcars.com/next-gen-jeep-wrangler-will-come-in-diesel-hybrid-and-pickup-versions/ I'll believe it when I se... read more »

2016 Cadillac CTS-V arrives With 600 HP

author: MummyChunk posted 02-05-2016

This is a sweet ride!! From AB Ask the company's executive team, and they'll tell you this is the maximum Cadillac V-Series. It's the 2016 CTS-V sedan, and it packs the very best of what's possible a... read more »

Stratus bumper cover. 2003 vs 2004

author: greybuck posted 02-08-2016

I need to replace the front bumper cover on my 2003 Dodge Stratus. I can get a good price on one for a 2006. I know that there were some changes made for the final three years, but many parts are i... read more »

Classic Cars

Help With ID On Old Studebaker Lock Assembly

author: JACK posted 10-27-2015

Can anyone please ID the lock assembly pictured at: http://www.worthpoint.com/worthopedia/vintage-studebaker-lock-trunk-143091586 Someone from another forum said is was a pre-'28 golf club door loc... read more »

Will a 1957 chevy truck hood fit a 1955 (second series)

author: Matt posted 02-15-2015

I have a 1955 chevy truck second series that has a poor condition hood. I can get my hands on a 1957 chevy truck hood at a good price. The seller says it will fit no problem. Does anyone know if it w... read more »

Request for group feedback...

author: Edd Hartley posted 03-03-2010

My name is Edd Hartley and I am a UK based professional photographer who specialises in vehicle and automotive photography. I am working on a project to offer professional car photography to member... read more »

Lucas Horn mounting

author: Davey posted 02-02-2016

I have a couple of Lucas Horns, just like these; http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/0RIGINAL-LUCAS-DUAL-TONE-12-VOLT-HORNS-/262260900504?hash=item3d0ff7c298:g:5acAAOSwk5FUvCP2 and I want to mount them on my... read more »


Terradyne Gurkha may be the safest Ford pickup you can buy

author: ChoppedNuts posted 02-05-2016

This truck gives a new meaning to Ford Tough!! What a sensation it would be to see this one moving down the road or sitting in my drive :)!! Price wise, I would say deal....but, I would hate to see ... read more »

whats wrong with my car

author: wanda hutchison posted 02-10-2016

1997 Bonneville pontica 4 door read more »

2015 Ford Focus ST is Sleek

author: MummyChunk posted 02-04-2016

The new focus gets sleeker and improved dynamics. From AB Ford Reveals New Focus ST at Goodwood; Demonstrates Model's Enhanced Driving Dynamics on Famous Hill Climb - New 2015 Ford Focus ST makes glo... read more »


author: charles.lang55 posted 02-05-2016

I've got a 91 explorer with 43000 miles on it. The truck is running fine bu t when I idle the whole thing shakes and puts out a deep tremble noise. And once I get out there is a burning smell almo... read more »

Ford F-35 Lightning II Edition Mustang appears at EAA Oshkosh

author: MummyChunk posted 02-05-2016

Ford is back at the Experimental Aircraft Association AirVenture air show in Oshkosh, WI, on July 31 auctioning off its seventh Mustang for charity, and this is one seriously mean looking 2015 'Stang... read more »

General Motors

Major problems

author: rjlanger24 posted 12-31-2015

So my ABS light, traction control light and brake light came on, they conti nued to turn on and off some short others long periods of time. It has been cols and snowy so I thought maybe it was jus... read more »

GM SUV window switch recall urges owners to park vehicles outside

author: MummyChunk posted 02-05-2016

GM is really on a roll this year with all the recalls. From AB RECALL Subject : Driver's Master Power Window Switch may Short Report Receipt Date: JUL 02, 2014 NHTSA Campaign Number: 14V404000 Compon... read more »

2008 Vibe Passenger airbag warning

author: Percival P. Cassidy posted 01-29-2016

Bought this 2008 Vibe yesterday, and and folded down the back seats and passenger seat to carry some lumber, shelving, etc. The passenger airbag/seatbelt(?) warning sounds for quite a while and i... read more »

Club members buying those $100k Z06's like crazy

author: unclevito posted 02-08-2016

Sure will be a lot of nice $50k used cars when they come off lease in 3 years. Vito read more »

2000 silverado helper springs

author: dh posted 01-27-2016

Hey all (if there's anyone here anymore). I have a 2000 silverado 1500 z71 and I wanted to put an add a leaf or some sort of helper springs so when I load with 1000+ lbs it doesn't sag and ban g ... read more »

Rednecks Dream Car

author: cazza13 posted 07-21-2015

Check out this camouflaged Camaro. View the attachments for this post at: http://www.jlaforums.com/viewtopic.php?p53635020#353635020 read more »

Still kicking...

author: shanewarfel posted 09-13-2015

The Firebirds are gone, along with the books and magazines. So are the long hours of replacing things that weren't broke to make the car faster. If I see a second generation Firebird broke down a... read more »

misfire in cylinder 3

author: frustrated2015 posted 09-13-2015

i have a 97 saturn sl. it burns oil, blue smoke, hesitates, oil in airfilter and is throwing a code for misfire on cylinder #3. i have changed spark plugs, wires, both coil packs, fuel injector for #... read more »


Time capsule Accord

author: Dave Garrett posted 02-06-2016

I ran across this on eBay - I don't think I've ever seen another Honda of this generation as well-preserved as this one. 1981 Accord hatchback with 4600 original miles. It looks like it just roll... read more »


Not Happy with flat

author: jtees4 posted 02-07-2016

Went out and discovered a flat on my wife's 2014 Elantra hatch. Luckily, I was able to fix it with a plug....BUT to my horror I found she did not have a spare tire....only the stupid inflateable t... read more »


Anyone know how to remove the front grille on a 1999 Isuzu Amigo

author: Rich posted 07-05-2015

I know there is a screw by the emblem & the the 4 tabs at the top.....but on mine there are tabs located under the headlight that I can't seem to figure out.. How to release or get to. This is the th... read more »


1998 Jaquar XJ8 trunk wont open battery has power

author: Patrick posted 08-14-2015

I boosted the battery with a100 amp 1000 watt battery charger now the trunk wont open with remote the key or switch in car battery has power read more »


You are going to have to wait now until 2017 for your new Kia GT

author: MummyChunk posted 08-10-2015

> Well if you had your hopes up to have a shiny new Kia GT parked in your driveway by now - take another breath because it appears now you will have to wait until 2017. > > On another note, you a... read more »


Final Lexus IS F rolls off assembly line

author: MummyChunk posted 02-05-2016

We all knew eventually this day would come. A sad day for Lexus. From AB View the attachments for this post at: http://www.jlaforums.com/viewtopic.php?p01260467#301260467 read more »

Maintenance and Modifications

A mere fine for RLJ cyclist that put pedestrian in a coma

author: MrCheerful posted 02-10-2016

I do hope the cyclist was well insured, there are life changing injuries that need to be paid for. Cyclist Reeve Allen, 26, of Nuneaton, was ordered to pay a fine of £850, costs of £150 and a ... read more »

Bad Cat.

author: Peter Hill posted 01-28-2014

Jaguar's response to Merc chicken advert. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vi08c_siQys&sns=em= -- Peter Hill replace nospam with domain host name to reply read more »

Driverless Cars.

author: JR posted 02-09-2016

www.observer.com Why Driverless Cars Will Screech To A Halt. ...Let them Screech, I say. read more »


underpowered CX5, and Mazda6

author: chevychase posted 12-11-2015

The 2.0 and 2.5 are ok for city driving but sadly lacking of the mountain road in western America's'. What's with that? I don't get it. read more »

Miata Battery and Battery Tender Question

author: moeshefrankenstein_1 posted 11-06-2015

Hi Folks. I have not been in here for a long time, but HELP>>LOL. Since the OEM battery, in my 2000 Miata, with less than 44,000 original miles, I hav e been using the Duralast battery from AutoZo... read more »


Vacuum lines daigram M110 W126 280Se

author: Buribenz posted 09-27-2014

I swapped the top of my engine. Some of the vacuum lines were left on. After all the alignments we find that we are unsure about some of the vacuum lines. We also have a no start. It appears as if th... read more »

Mercedes rolls out Sport Package Plus for CLA250

author: MummyChunk posted 02-05-2016

If you dig the style of the Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class but can't quite stretch from the $29,900 MSRP of the CLA250 to the $47,450 CLA45 AMG, we've got a bit of good news for you: Mercedes is offering a ... read more »


Compair mini aoto transmission vs mannual

author: chinthakasri1982 posted 05-10-2014

I am going to rebuilt a mini rover classic car and I would like to put a automatic engine. Please be kind enough to acknowledge me what I'd good auto or mannual? read more »

Mini Countryman plug-in hybrid out for a snowy stroll

author: cazza13 posted 02-07-2015

Really anxious to see what this plug-in has to offer. The Mini has come a long way from a little laugh to one of the hottest little cars on the road. FROM: AB When Mini launched the Countryman in 2... read more »


2001 Mitsubishi Diamante running rough and using huge amounts of fuel

author: Harleybob53 posted 06-03-2015

Drive my car yesterday and suddenly it start running very rough, smoking (bluish) and using huge amount of fuel. It also smells strongly of bad or partially unburned fuel. It made it home and still r... read more »


Aotomatic headlight turnoff?

author: KenK posted 12-24-2015

Any Nissans have headlights that turn off themselves eventually after engine shut off, key removal and doors locked? Like my 2012 Versa? I can't find any mention in the manual. Anyone know? I sup... read more »

Nissan Maxima Odometer

author: RobertK posted 02-08-2016

2000 Maxima odometer display erratic information. Cannot read actual mileage. Everything else okay read more »

Dealer Fuel System Service?

author: JimR posted 07-24-2015

My Nissan dealer is recommending a Fuel System Service on my 2010 Altima with 61,000 miles. What is it? They want $249 which seems pricey to me. What would you do? read more »

Other Makes and Models

citroen xantia alarm problem!!!

author: Georgie posted 10-01-2015

*Hi my citroen xantia* has a code for the alarm. Recently my husband changed the battery and when i went to put the code in, it wont recognize it at all. Nothing!! what can i do? the normal code is ... read more »

Rain water in Footwell

author: species8350 posted 01-15-2016

Re. Pug 205 1.6 GTI I noticed a large puddle of rain water in the footwell on the driver's side. Can anyone suggest where the rain might be entering the car read more »

Range Rover Evoque convertible to go on sale next year

author: cazza13 posted 03-05-2015

Looking forward to seeing more news about this new Evoque as well as photos. FROM: ANE A convertible version of the Range Rover Evoque will go on sale next year, Land Rover said in a statement. Fo... read more »

OT Latest Robot Challenge

author: bert posted 01-31-2016

Now that they can play draughts, beat humans at chest, vacuum the floor, collect samples on Mars etc. here is a real challenge. Give them a pile of Land Rover Defender parts, a Hayes manual and th... read more »


Maybe first Boxster in US?

author: Sue posted 11-18-2015

I have a 97 Boxter I was told maybe one of the first ones ever imported to the US. As it is coming into antique age I am curious about it. Any idea how to trace this? read more »


2000 9-5

author: cole posted 11-12-2015

Gas tank door doesn't open. Tried new O ring - didn't last. Any suggestions? read more »


Subaru excessive oil consumption lawsuit settled

author: basia posted 02-06-2016

Lawyers get $1.5 million in fees, nine lucky individuals settle for re-imbursement of out-of-pocket expenses, $3,500 of incentive awards- to buy new Subaru (?), and six quarts of new oil. Also... read more »



author: Pat posted 02-06-2016

I just took delivery of a 2016 Level 4 Touring. (Traded in my 2010. Had a 2004 before that). Does anyone know what the model number is for the 2016s? (For example, the 2010 was a ZVW30). Pat read more »

2015Toyota Sienna gets updated

author: MummyChunk posted 02-05-2016

Toyota found huge success with its Swagger Wagon rap video for the 2011 Sienna SE. From AB FROM HERE TO OUTER SPACE: 2015 TOYOTA SIENNA INSPIRES UNEXPECTED ADVENTURES Automaker Puts Redesigned Model ... read more »

Transmission issues and a bad battery

author: mrdarrett posted 12-29-2015

A few months ago, I had a 4-year-old bad battery on my '99 Camry, and was p lanning to take it to Costco for an exchange. I don't remember the details During the trip I remember the shifting being... read more »

Toyota Tacoma starter

author: dangerous dan posted 12-04-2015

Does anyone have any bad experiences with ordering parts from eBay, like a starter? There's a new starter for sale on eBay for around $80.00. Would it be better to get one at a parts store? read more »


1971 VW Westy for sale Florida $10K OBO

author: raver007 posted 01-27-2016

I have a 1971 White VW westy for sale in Central Florida. New Engine with 2000 miles on it. No leaks, all original interior available but not instal led. Original Tent, screens Front Cot, manua... read more »

Blinking red temperature light/engine hard to start

author: Megan posted 01-27-2016

I have a 2000 1.8 Turbo VW Beetle. About once a month, the engine will have a hard time turning on. It'll start, and then turn right off unless I give it enough gas then it stays on. After driving fo... read more »


Volvo V40 Cross Country gets all-wheel drive

author: MummyChunk posted 02-05-2016

Want a rugged Volvo wagon? From AB Volvo Cars introduces All Wheel Drive powertrain upgrade for V40 Cross Country - All-Wheel Drive (AWD) rugged all-road capability - Reduced emissions and improved ... read more »

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