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I registered to be able to get the Adobe documents, and the system keeps bringing me back to the register to view documents field. Please advise.
When I drive over 80km, it sounds like there is popcorn popping under the hood. I put my car in park and revved it up and that noise does not happen. What can this be as it is obviously not related to the engine?
How do I remove lipstick from my car console?
My car dents really easily. Is there a good inexpensive place to get minor dents fixed?
Our 03 Civic, 116k miles, needs new struts. Mechanic says it will cost $1,000+, not counting replacing tires that may be too worn due to the old (original) struts. Also that with strut replacement it will need new alignment. 1. Is all this true? 2. Is $1,000-$1,200 fair or a ripoff?
Have you heard of a company called SSR (sprayless scratch removal), if so any thoughts would be helpful. My husband and I own an automotive mobile paint company and are looking to add more services. Thank you, Stacey West
I have a 2007 Volvo xc90 SUV with approx 30k miles. I was told I need 4 new pads and 2 front rotors. I live in South OC, CA..what should I expect to pay for this? I was quoted $600 at one place and I thought that was high.

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