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My car thumps when I push on the brakes, but we had the brakes checked and they are fine. What could it be?
Can you tell me where to get a split boot for a constant velocity joint 96 Subaru Legacy?
I need to know what is wrong with my car. I have been to 3 places and they do not know their info. I had my axles and serpetine belt changed and right after that my car will jump forward after stopping and rattles. What did they do to my car?
Is it safe to repair only 1 side for the CV boots?
My car is 7 years old and is starting to smell really hot after driving higher speeds (50 and up mph. I smell it once I come to a stop, sometimes worse than others. Occasionally I have seen smoke, but not often. My oil change is current and the temp. gauge never shows more than normal mid level. I am also noticing it have trouble starting on occasion, ...
Does anyone have a review on this car?
1. When I press on the brake pedal, after the car is at a complete stop and my foot is still on the brake pedal there is sometimes a very high pitch noise. It is for a short time. What could this be? also maybe related, when I turn the steering wheel for a very sharp turn the car makes a noise. What could that be? Thank you for your help.

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