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I am looking at a used Infiniti rx35 $15000 with 98,000 miles. I was wondering if this a car to stay away from of there were to be repairs in future.
I have different caution lights go off in my Jaguar X-Type's dash. Sometimes the check battery light goes on. If I restart the car it goes off. The same thing happens with the check engine light. If I restart the engine the light goes off. About once a month my car goes into limp home mode, once again if I shut the car off and restart the light goes out and ...
The dome light in middle of my 2006 Kia Sorento does not work when car door is open. The switch is in the right place, and it will work when you turn it on manually, but it will not go off when door is shut. Is there a fuse that controls that or what?
The keys do not work anymore in my 2008 Dodge Caravan, the cluster panel says "bad key"
We have taken great care of this truck, & it has had few problems, other than replacing original parts.:) I noticed that the fuel gauge on the instrument panel now fluctuates quite a bit, about a 1/4 tank, back & forth...I've spoken with a local repair shop we trust & they mentioned that the "Fuel Level Sending Unit"--similar to a float in a toilet ...
I am so ignorant about car maintenance. Do you know of any web resources where I could find out about car repair. why do repair shops not advertise their standard prices for a particular type of repair? being female makes me seem so vunerable to males.
Twice in past week, it appears my automatic transmission gears shifted downward or slipped by themselves when I was stopped on an incline.My automatic transmission checked out fine by two repair shops. The problem may be something brushing up against the body of car, a mounting problem. One transmission suggested it could be the engine mounts. I am ...

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