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Just recently divorced from my auto mechanic ex-husband. I know very little about repairs and am suddenly on my own. I need the driver front wheel wheel bearing replaced and front brakes only, not rotars, just pads...What is the ballpark for cost of these fixes? Thanks.
I am considering buying my Audi A4 Quattro that I have lease for the past three years. The residual value is $18,852.75. I have found the Audi dealers in my area not willing to budge on price. However, I am wondering if I offer to buy this below the residual value if you think there is any chance they will negotiate. It is only got 20K miles on it and ...
I have a 2004 Pontiac Grand Am Gt. Today I seen a yellow/greenish color on the on the ground. It is not coolant, because I have the pink kind in the car. What could this be? Nicole
What is the purpose of an under engine splash shield
How much gas is getting used up by letting our 2002 SuperDuty F-250 idle in the driveway for 10, 20, 30 minutes! Dear Hubby thinks it is only drops...but I fear there is a bit too much ENGINE WEAR and GAS being used up. One a 30 degree day, how long does it take to get the engine ready? On a 40 degree day how long. Of course we want the cab warm, but we are ...
I purchased a car in October from Tom Bush BMW in Jacksonville Florida on Atlantic Blvd. The purchased included sales tax, tag and registration fees, and it seems that I cannot get a tag. I work in Florida but I live in Virginia and that is were I wanted the car registration to go.First the paper work was lost, ok so because it was taking so long I asked ...
I have a 1995 Pontiac Bonneville with 247K. when the engine is cold it does not want to go into reverse until it has warmed up a bit other than that it seems to run pretty good. I recently had it tuned up.

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