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Can an oil leak from a timing gasket damage the alternator on a 1997 Saturn S-Series?
I have a 2011 Ford Fiesta in snowy Pennsylvania. The car is a front wheel drive. Can I get by with only 2 snow tires in the front?
My 1996 Honda Accord was in an accident and got rear ended. The accident scratched my bumper and crack my back tail light cover. How much would it cost to fix it? Thank you!
I have a 1997 Mercury Sable that I just bought used, and is in very good condition.. except the heat doesn't work. The symptoms: car always blows cold air, no matter what I have the temp setting on. The dial that controls heat/ac/vent/defrost is VERY loose and doesn't "click" into any specific place, only sometimes does it "click" into something, making it ...
I drive a 2000 Lincoln Navigator. What would cause my 2000 Lincoln Navigator to shut off when I come from drive to reverse, unless I accelerate immediately?
My 2008 BMW 1 series has 56,000 miles. Should I change my tires?
Jody Devere, I enjoyed your Forbes article about women and car manufacturers.I drive a 2014 Ford Fiesta and As a woman, I would like cars that have seats that go all the way back for resting. When I commute long distances, I like to pull over and rest. I feel safer when I have the option to stay comfortable in my car. I would purchase a car that has this ...

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