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My 1995 Subaru legacy wagon has developed a rattle under the hood. It appears to come and go. Not the squeal of a loose fan belt though. A definite rattle. Any idea what the problem could be?
What would you say about this, my car is a sc1 with over 219,000 miles. The engine runs fast when it is idling, should I just kick the gas pedal to slow the engine down or should I take it in for them to look at it? This just wastes gasoline. What could be the problem? The wrench sign came on right before this problem about two weeks ago. It has not ...
When making an offer on a vehicle, should I start below invoice or above and what about the doc fee?
How do I change my rear shocks in my 1991 Dodge Dakota 2 wheel drive?
An employee stole my car that was in the garage being worked it was not drivable when I bought it so I did not license it. Now the only way I can prove it was mine is to find the owner who I bought it from but I cant remember his name, is there anyway to find the previous owner? I do have the vin number. Thanks Donna
What is the best and least expensive minivan or crossover on the market?
My 2006 Town and Country is just out of warranty,and since I purchased it 2nd hand it does not have any power train warranty coverage. While under warranty, it had it's front axle replaced. Now I find that it needs 3 gaskets/valves replaced to correct the serious oil leak. The dealer quoted this repair at about $1600. Since it also needs new tires, I am ...

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