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Introduction






Final Word

 

Car Problem Troubleshooting
Check Car Problem Trouble

Additional Car Facts - About Gasoline - About Engine Balance

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Long ago we realized that one of the purposes of our Car Donation Program was to improve the environment by picking up old non-running vehicles, unsafe vehicles or smokers. In this section we provide information and solutions to common car problems. In this way you may be able to get your car fixed and thus accomplish the purpose as well. If the problem isn’t solved or you would like to get another vehicle, you can also consider donating your car or vehicle.


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Gasoline

Buy the right gasoline for your car, not just a higher octane.

A higher octane will not increase the performance, for example, of a 4 cylinder car.

It is just costly.

Older car

Although in an older car you may have to increase the octane.

Engine out of balance

Because of the many different things going on at the same time when your engine is running, and because modern engines have become so complicated, rather than guess what is wrong and possibly throw money away, spend the money to have a professional run a full computerized engine analysis.

Rough idling, misfiring...

If you are experiencing rough idling, misfire, or simply poor power it pays to get a complete analysis.

Complete engine analysis

You will receive a full print out detailing the condition of the engine.

With a good honest mechanic you will be able to make the decisions as to what MUST be fixed, what can wait and what you need to start saving for.

This will add years of life to your vehicle.