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Will a 6 disc CD changer out of a 2006 Monte Carlo SS work in a 2006 Monte Carlo LT?
I am a first time car buyer. I am looking for an all wheel drive car. What cars are best for me? Also, what should I do to prepare for looking at cars?
I am in San Diego, CA and I have a 2000 Ford Windstar. For the last week it has been shifting/behaving awkwardly when I accelerate from a stop or after slowing down. It felt like the jerk you feel when riding with someone who does not drive a 5-speed well. 2 days ago it jerked more than usual. After driving 16.6miles I parked. As I parked I pulled a little ...
My 1999 Jeep dies out mostly in the a.m. when I back out of my garage. I need to let it warm up every time it sits for a few hours or it dies. after it dies I start it up and it works but it takes awhile until I drive to feel normal. My mechanic has tried different things but still does the same. What do you think it can be?
After driving my car for approximately 5 minutes, I hear a whining noise. However, there are no warning lights on and there is no problems with my transmission changing gears. Could it be a torque problem?
I have a 2000 Dodge Caravan Minivan that is blowing a 20Amp fuse when I plug my GPS or mobile phone into power outlet. If I plug either of these in before I crank the van then it will usually work. If I plug in after the engine is running the fuse will blow. What could be the problem
The dealer keeps telling me that I need to get the timing chain changed on my 2002 Hyundai Sonata before I reach 60,000 miles. What happens if I do not do this? It is an expensive repair and I do not know if it is necessary.

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