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My car (a 2006 Kia)will soon have 30,000 miles on it. The dealers cost for check up far exceeds what I can afford. Exactly what is covered in the 30,000 mile check-up? can I trust auto repair shops to do proper maintenance?
Hello I have a 1996 Honda Accord EX, with 167,000 miles. My problem is that in first and second gears, the car chokes as in the gears does not go through their full cycle. from third to fifth gear it is fine. Help Terrie
I have had two identical car accidents which involved my stepping on the accelerator instead of the brake as I was slowly easing into a parking spot. In both cases, the cars were totaled, even though I was going at a very slow speed. I am not elderly or impaired in any way, nor was I distracted during both incidents. I am otherwise a decent driver who ...
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.

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