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I am told I need an AC compressor, dryer assembly, freon, & v-belt. Could you please tell me what this should cost? They quoted $241.73 and parts 605.99 for my 2000 Kia Sportage. Thank you for all your help. Not sure really what to do. Do not trust any of them anymore. Thelma Lee
Do you know why,when I am on the highway my steering wheel starts to shake when my speed gets up to 70? And also when I am on the highway & getting off my exit I step on the brakes & the whole front end shakes, however it does not do it all the time, do you know what could be wrong? Thank You Marie
I have had to replace the air conditioner compressor on my 2000 Chevy Prism every summer for the past 4 summers. It is now time to replace it again (i.e. it is making a terrible rattling noise). I take it to the dealer, because there is a parts warranty on the compressor that I want them to honor. They have never given me any discount on the labor, but ...
when to replace brakes
Hi - I got my oil changed and they said my battery was getting low. When is it advisable to get a new battery? or when should I get a new battery? Thanks in advance. Adrienne Faye
Currently my Jaguar S-Type is jerking when taking off to the expressway or starting from a stop light. Also is stalls when idle at a light. Going up hills is sluggish and slows down and jerk. If as if the engine is not getting the gas needed. Your advise on the problems causing this and what other host of parts creating this problem. Thank you.
If I wanted to trade it in for another car what would cost me and I do not need anything fancy too.

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