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My brakes make a dragging and a squeal noise when I apply them. I know I need to get them checked, but is it my brake pads?
I have a 01 Grand Prix supercharged GTP, lately it has been cutting off while I am driving and wont start. it cranks fine, but will not turn over. After about an hour it will finally start. I had the Battery changed, oil changed, and a tune up. They checked the system at Autozone and said, the alternator, battery and the starter are fine. Can anyone please ...
0ur 1993 Ford Van heater/ac fan will only work on high level. We replaced the switch and fan motor. It still does the very same thing like we had done nothing to it. Afraid to spend more money in the wrong direction. Do you have any advice?
My check engine light is on. Could this be a bad gas cap?
I drive a 2010 Mazda 3. My tire pressure light is on, I have had my 5000mile service done they checked the tires for leaks nothing! When I pulled away it did go off, but that day I was driving to San Diego from Phoenix and sure enough half way there it came back on. This was about a month ago an it's still on. I don't understand what the deal is? Any ideas? ...
My 1995 BMW 525i has twice failed pressure test during emissions inspection in AZ. My mechanic smoked the car 3 times and couldn't find anything wrong. Do you have any advice? Thanks!
My daughter just graduated from college and took a job about 60 miles from home. She plans to stay here in town and commute. She bought a nice used car with 30K on it. She expects to drive 25 - 30K per year. Should she consider selling the car after a year (with 60K) so it still has good value and buy another nice used car and repeat the process annually?

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