• Car accelerates slowly and slows down quickly?

    I bought a used 2001 Toyota Highlander (V6, 4WD if that matters) last week. I had it inspected by my mechanic before buying it and everything looked fine, but I’ve noticed that it slows down fairly quickly when I take my foot off the accelerator, which means I pretty much constantly have to be pressing down on it... show more
    I bought a used 2001 Toyota Highlander (V6, 4WD if that matters) last week. I had it inspected by my mechanic before buying it and everything looked fine, but I’ve noticed that it slows down fairly quickly when I take my foot off the accelerator, which means I pretty much constantly have to be pressing down on it slightly to keep up my speed and makes it impossible to coast unless I’m going downhill. For example, if I’m going 40mph and I take my foot off the gas, I’ll slow down to 30 in the matter of 3-5 seconds. It also feels like I have to press down on the accelerator more than normal to speed up, and the RPM stays at 2 almost constantly. I’ve looked it up and some people say that it could be the throttle position sensor (most likely) or sticky brake calipers. Could either of these be the cause, or could it be something else?
    7 answers · Maintenance & Repairs · 2 days ago
  • Can I cancel insurance on a car that is financed?

    I'm leaving the country for three months and cannot attend to my vehicle for an additional three months after that. I have arranged for relatives to care for the car, crank it, and drive it around occasionally. I'm curious to know if I could cancel the insurance during this time but continue to pay the car... show more
    I'm leaving the country for three months and cannot attend to my vehicle for an additional three months after that. I have arranged for relatives to care for the car, crank it, and drive it around occasionally. I'm curious to know if I could cancel the insurance during this time but continue to pay the car off? I have Geico, by the way. My financial leasing agreement states I need comprehensive but I'm just curious if there's any common loopholes I could look into.
    21 answers · Insurance & Registration · 18 hours ago
  • Located seller that sold me a stolen car! WHAT DO I DO?!?

    I purchased a stolen/cloned vehicle in March. The police found out and inspected the car and took it away from me. This was a couple of months ago. He said the police will want a statement from me (Like contact details of the seller. What he looks like... ect.) The police haven't been in contact which shows... show more
    I purchased a stolen/cloned vehicle in March. The police found out and inspected the car and took it away from me. This was a couple of months ago. He said the police will want a statement from me (Like contact details of the seller. What he looks like... ect.) The police haven't been in contact which shows me they do not care. I have located the seller and he's currently selling another vehicle. Should I meet him and citizens arrest him? I'm big and he's small so it can easily be done. Thoughts?
    13 answers · Buying & Selling · 13 hours ago
  • Car broke down don’t know what to do.?

    Hello, So to start I am in college going for nursing, I pay my tuition, rent and all the other college bills like books and utilities groceries and such. Well my trucks suspension went out and they are saying is $2100 dollars to fix. I am getting a second opinion and the guy I know says it shouldn’t be that much.... show more
    Hello, So to start I am in college going for nursing, I pay my tuition, rent and all the other college bills like books and utilities groceries and such. Well my trucks suspension went out and they are saying is $2100 dollars to fix. I am getting a second opinion and the guy I know says it shouldn’t be that much. The thing is, my truck is a 1999 Chevy Silverado and I don’t want to keep pouring all this money into a broken car over and over like I’ve been doing. How can I afford all this. I don’t know what to do.
    14 answers · Buying & Selling · 1 day ago
  • Can a harmonic balancer cause the power steering and alternator to go bad.?

    So whenever my friend turns her car, her power steering stops working and her battery light comes on. Only when she turns her car. So I what should I check in the belt components and could it be the harmonic balancer.
    So whenever my friend turns her car, her power steering stops working and her battery light comes on. Only when she turns her car. So I what should I check in the belt components and could it be the harmonic balancer.
    10 answers · Maintenance & Repairs · 7 hours ago
  • Car battery only holds about 10.5 volt charge. Cables are tight. car runs once started, but battery seems to be dying.?

    Tried to get battery looked at at Autozone, the guy said it's only showing about 10.47 volts. I asked if he could check the alternator, but his computer said no because the battery wasn't 12V. The guy said only way to check alternator with low battery is to take alternator out of car. Can't do that. So... show more
    Tried to get battery looked at at Autozone, the guy said it's only showing about 10.47 volts. I asked if he could check the alternator, but his computer said no because the battery wasn't 12V. The guy said only way to check alternator with low battery is to take alternator out of car. Can't do that. So the car barley turns over and it seems to be getting weaker each day. The place where we bought the battery said it's the cables, but I tightened those suckers up good. I personally think it's the battery, it was a refurb to begin with, but my daughter has only had it about 6 months. I'm debating whether to just buy another battery or have a mechanic look at it. Which of course we can't really afford that.
    14 answers · Maintenance & Repairs · 1 day ago
  • Driver hit me in rear. owner now claims car was in a garage at the time tpi says garage is liable but wont provide proof what will happen.?

    i was hit in the rear at lights. the driver gave his details to the police from his licence. the owner now says the vehicle was in a garage. the garage wont talk to my insurer and the tpi says they are not liable but wont give any proof it was in a garage. how will this end.
    i was hit in the rear at lights. the driver gave his details to the police from his licence. the owner now says the vehicle was in a garage. the garage wont talk to my insurer and the tpi says they are not liable but wont give any proof it was in a garage. how will this end.
    9 answers · Insurance & Registration · 8 hours ago
  • What do you call someone who just takes off one day on there motorcycle and never comes back “home”?

    Lately I’ve just been wanting to pack up my motorcycle sell everything and just ride
    Lately I’ve just been wanting to pack up my motorcycle sell everything and just ride
    17 answers · Motorcycles · 3 days ago
  • What do you do if you can t drive for six months?

    The problem here is, I can t drive to college and if I do, I need someone who is 21 or over. Because i took the written rest and have to wait six month just to take the driving test. I will be living by myself, and I am in a state that I have never been in. The school also doesn t have a dorm and there is almost no... show more
    The problem here is, I can t drive to college and if I do, I need someone who is 21 or over. Because i took the written rest and have to wait six month just to take the driving test. I will be living by myself, and I am in a state that I have never been in. The school also doesn t have a dorm and there is almost no buses and taxis around here. I have no idea what to do.
    11 answers · Insurance & Registration · 2 days ago
  • What mph must a 2014 Scion TC need to be at to side impact 2001 Accords left rear wheel then spin it 3 1/2 turns and 70ft?

    I was turning left into my driveway at work and had turned on my left turn signal to indicate to the car behind me that I was making a left turn. I had already started to enter the driveway with the front wheels being about 1 or 2 feet in when I was struck on the left rear wheel by a 2014 Scion TC who was passing... show more
    I was turning left into my driveway at work and had turned on my left turn signal to indicate to the car behind me that I was making a left turn. I had already started to enter the driveway with the front wheels being about 1 or 2 feet in when I was struck on the left rear wheel by a 2014 Scion TC who was passing the car originally behind me. It sent my car spinning along the curb for 70ft and spun 3 1/2 times. The street has 1 lane for one way of travel and 1 lane for the opposite direction of travel which runs along the 5 freeway and has only a chain link fence to seperate the street from the highway. He hit me on the wrong side of the road and ended up going to the right after the collision but somehow completely missed the car that was originally directly behind me then landed on the freeway about 20ft further down the street then I ended up. I remember having trouble holding on to the steering wheel and keeping my butt planted on the seat because of the G-forces. At sometime during the spin my dog was pulled out of the back window and landed on the asphalt. The injuries I sustained were both my shoulders, twisted pelvis, bruised ribs, wip lash, head and spinal. I How fast was the 2014 Scion TC going in order to hit my 2001 Accord 4dr DX automatic trans to have caused such a fiasco? Any help will be greatly appreciated. Thank you Eugene Castro
    8 answers · Other - Cars & Transportation · 5 hours ago
  • Do i have a lemon on my car?

    So i bought my 2013 dodge dart on march 31 2018. 2 weeks after the sun visor broke off and the dealer said they cannot do anything about it. Then i found out the lights on the back seat of the car is broken.Then a few months later i was told i need transmission fluid. I get that taken care of then a month later i... show more
    So i bought my 2013 dodge dart on march 31 2018. 2 weeks after the sun visor broke off and the dealer said they cannot do anything about it. Then i found out the lights on the back seat of the car is broken.Then a few months later i was told i need transmission fluid. I get that taken care of then a month later i needed new brakes around the same time my transmission was acting up and the check engine light came on and a message popped up saying i needed to service the transmission. They said there was nothing wrong. Then the same thing happened again a week later and they sent me to a dodge dealer to check the problem they suspected it was the TCM. The dodge dealer contacted me and said it was the TCM and the valve body that needs to get replaced. And they wanna charge me 3500. So i called the bank and let them know what was going on so im waiting for a call. So do i have a lemon? I only had the car for roughly 4 months. Thanks !!!!
    11 answers · Dodge · 1 day ago
  • Is it wise to drive recklessly on the freeway in pouring rain?

    Best answer: Of course. Nothing less than 100mph and definitely NO lights. FFS
    Best answer: Of course. Nothing less than 100mph and definitely NO lights. FFS
    13 answers · Safety · 2 days ago