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I am trying to fill out the "my car page" and I don't understand the difference between "current vehicle mileage" and "driving mileage".
My car has a delay to start when I park it for about three days?
need new tires for 2006 mercury milan premier(225-50-17)
I am looking to buy a first car for my 17 yr old daughter and have about 3k to spend. I need to find the ideal combination of safety, reliability, street cred and low(!) insurance. Do you have any advice - please.
I have an 03 Jetta. I was not sure if I should have the oil change place replace my transmission fluid. They suggested it, but I was not sure if I really needed it. I have about 81k miles on it now. Also, it made me wonder about tune ups...when should I do that? I don't think I have ever had either of these things done before.
As a larger woman who likes to put her right leg up on my lunch break, I've been having trouble finding a car that is not a mini van without a between seat console. any suggestions?
My car will not hold a charge overnight. How would I know if it is the alternator? The battery seems ok...all the lights come on.

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