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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.
Ok, here is my horror story and believe me, I was surprised that such a reputable car dealership could have these type of people working for them because after all, word of mouth is important which is how I ended up there. I purchased a brand new BMW in August 2010. I test drove a 2011 but I saw this white on that I liked. he saleman was up front with ...
The fan that blows the heat/defrost has stopped working when on the lower speeds. If I turn it all the way up to the highest speed it will blow but really hard. How can this happen? Is it a tough fix? Thanks, Carol
What do you think the problem could be? car runs great at high speed but sometimes when I am coming to a stop or going real slow, it will die on me. I have taken it to a mechanic but he could find nothing wrong. it never died on him. I do not feel safe driving it because I never know when it will stall. it is a 1997 laredo. any thoughts would be very much ...
Hi Patty: I have a 2000 Nissan Xterra with 183,000 miles. It has run really well up till now. The Xterra has started to idle erratically and when you try to go from a stop, the rpms drop from around 1100 to 500 and the car feels like it is going to stall. I had a tune up done, which did not help the situation. The mechanic I went to connected my ...

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