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I have a cold start knock, but it goes away after warms up. What could this be?
I took my car in for a tire rotation on July 18 and they broke a wheel lock in half. They said their mechanic was not in that day. When I returned they said that it would have to be drilled out and I would have to pay 2-3 hours of labor at $80 an hour. Nine days prior to my wheel lock being broken, another tire place checked that tire for a slow leak and ...
To whom it may concern, Dear Madam/Sir, An airbag is designed to protect and provide safety. On left front impact in an accident in a Volvo s40 station wagon my left wrist was broken by the imploding airbag. The fracture is so severe that a year later I need to return for surgery to try to improve mobility and lessen the continuous pain. I am ...
I just bought a Jeep Patriot about 4 months ago. The brakes started squeaking when I back up last month. Now they squeak when applied going forward. I took the car into the dealer and was told "some vehicles brakes just squeak." Does not sound right to me. Is it?
I found a 2003 M class MB that I like. It has 65,000 miles on it. Are there any defects with this model that I should look out for?
Hi, Can you please provide me some information regarding local BMW certified car mechanics in lansing area,MI. I dont want to go to the dealer /showroom as they charge incredibly high amounts on everything. Thanks
How do I remove blemishes from my vinyl dashboard? I noticed some greasy spots and tried to wipe them clean with a baby wipe that I had in the car. I made it much worse like I scratched it or removed the finish. I tried just soap and water and then Armor All but that did not work. Please help. Thank you.

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