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Should I change my car oil to Synthetic the next time I have my oil changed. What are the advantages?
When my car sits for a few days, my brakes grab & squeal the first few times that I apply the brakes. It's worse in the winter. Is this something to be concerned about?
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, ...

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