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My question is actually about selling my car, not buying... :) I am moving from Pittsburgh, PA to San Francisco, and I want to sell my car. Unfortunately, it is not yet paid off (I owe about $3,000 on it). It's Blue Book Value is around $4,000, so I think I could make enough to pay it off once I sell it, but I have heard that you cannot transfer a title ...
Right now I am having a problem with my 2008 Mitsubishi eclipse. The check engine light came on this morning, and this past Saturday I did a tune up and all is good. I disconnected the battery terminal this morning for about 5 minutes and it is still on. How can get rid of the light, it is driving like it is going to shut off.
Currently I own a 2008 PT Cruiser 2.4L Turbo. Should I hang on to it or venture into a Volkswagen Tiguan? Does Tiguans bluetooth work as well as Pts U-connect? Any glitches with the 2010 Tiguan SEL 2.0 Turbo??
Front brakes: when applied there is a jerky motion like they are catching and releasing.
I took my 2009 Honda Accord in for an oil change at 14,500 miles and they told me that the power steering fluid is contaminated and needs to be changed out ($169). They also said the cabin/HEPA micro filter is dirty and to replace it would be $120. They also wanted to perform electronic fuel injection system cleaning but didn't list a price. Is this normal ...
Problem #1: My A/C blows air but it is not cold. Question #1: I need to know if I can buy a coolant and just pour it in some place? A guy friend suggested that could be a simple solution. Says that since I have a newer vehicle, "charging" my A/C will not be necessary. Unfortunately, I don not know where to put the coolant, if that is the solution. ...
I keep receiving things in the mail about an extended warranty. What is an extended warranty and should I buy one?

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