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I want something RELIABLE (I haven't heard good things about Toyota SW's). I'm not terribly keen on the old Honda hatchbacks either. I have to buy used because I'm poor. What should I get?
If an all wheel drive car skids on snow & ice, which way do you turn the steering wheel? If your front end skidded to the left, do you turn your steering wheel to the right?
I would like to trade in my 2005 Hyundai Tucson GLS 4door. I am Financing my vehicle and the payoff amount is $13,004.63. I have 3 boys and not enough room. I was interested in the Chevrolet Traverse. How do I trade my vehicle the smart way?
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?

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