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I am storing a 2005 Toyota Camry in a garage for the winter. What steps should I take to prepare it for 6 months?
How difficult is it to replace the cabin air filters on a Honda CRV 2006. I noticed that they can be ordered over the internet and they offer a P (particle) or a C (carbon). I do not know the difference. Can you help? Any instructions on how to replace them?
Can you safely remove the studs from studded snow tires and then drive on them without compromising your safety?
Hi Patty, My name is Andy and I have a general question about cars. I was wondering if you could recommend some good websites or books to purchase that would teach me more about the technical side of automobiles. I wrote you about a month ago and deleted your reply by accident. Thank you! -Andy
Good morning Patty, my engine sounds a little loud and also when its time to change sparks plugs there is oil all over them? any suggestions?
122k mi. - started car up for return home after work. Speedometer not working, ac not working, turn signal not working...none of the environmental temp controls working... what is the problem this time?
My 2003 Civic (with 105k miles on it) recently had an oil change and brake work. At the time, the mechanic said an inspection showed the cars front and rear struts need to be replaced. Parts and labor together will cost $1,055 for this work. He said the replacement does not have to be done immediately (good thing!) but did not want me to wait more than ...

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