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I've a ten year old Dodge Caravan that has been virtually maintenance-free except routine replacements (it's at 175,000 miles). This vehicle has excellent traction and got me through a horrendous drive up I-80 when most vehicles couldn't make it. I'm looking at replacing my "friend" and have a modest budget. I like the space but wonder if better ...
Should I buy a 1999 Honda Accord with 207k miles? They're asking $3000.00. How much longer can the engine/ transmission last? I'm very afraid of high mileage... thanks in advance.
When I shift into gear my Honda Civic bogs down really bad and the car does not want to go. What could be causing this problem?
I am trying to decide if I should just payoff my 2005 Mercedes-Benz SLK or trade for mid-size economy car. I want the most reliable car and the lowest repair cost.
I lost 'ALL' electrical power to the van. I drove into the driveway and the van just completely shut down. There are no lights, radio, power windows, horn, or no noise when trying to turn the key. I tried to jump start, but it would not work. I had the battery tested and it is good. What could it be?
What's the typical mark up on used cars?
Where is the fuse for the headlights located. Looked at panel covers.

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