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I think my car is possesed so I call it Christine. Every week something is wrong with it. I dont get one thing done and another happens. Alot of electrical items. I have replaced my alternator two times in six months. My battery also. I burn light bulbs weekly. My window motors burnt up and my heater blower motor burnt up.I have replaced multiple scensors and it just keeps going. Now it is the ps last week it was the brakes. My service engine soon light will come on and if I fill that fuel and put a container of stp fuel injector and carb cleaner run through the tank and start another. The jurking seems to lighten up. Then the light goes off. Then my fuel gauge does not work from replacing the alternator the first time. It sent it backwards. The car also sounds like huvercraft when driving with the rear windows open. IT is deafening. I only owe $700 left on the car. I am glad I only took the year and a halft loan instead of the three. My payments were higher but whew it is getting costly now. I would hate to have another year and a half of christine and a payment.

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Not to knock the ability of the mechanics where you have your work done, but with all the electrical problems you're experiencing, it would be money well spent to take the car to an electrical specialist. He can track down shorts and maybe get a lot of your issues fixed. In the future, when service is needed, a ASE qualified mechanic is well worth the money.
Spending a few dollars now could ensure that in a few months you will own a good running car with no car payment. Best of luck.
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