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What is the function of a distributer? can it effect gas usage when not replaced or malfunctioning?
Dear Patty, I own (outright) a 2003 Ford Windstar with about 50,000 miles on it. My uncle wants to downsize his vehicle and give me outright his Toyota Sienna 2005 van with 80,000 miles on it. The major drawback to my van is the back seat weighs a ton and I am a single mom. It is practically impossible for my 9 year old daughter and I to load and unload ...
I financed a car for my soon to be ex husband and he is the co-buyer. can I take my name of the paper work and just leave his name on the finance papers?
help I have tried every recommendation possible I think concerning an engine light that just wont go out. It goes out for about one week and like clock work two days after I fill up the gas tank the light comes back on. replaced spark plugs, oxygen sensors, cleaned out air filters, and hoses leading to air flow. The only way the light goes out is if I ...
Several months ago you offered a seminar or forum available to women and car buying process...I am the President of Nashua Community College with the HONDA PACT program and would like to an information /seminar workshop. We have an number of dealers who are members of ask Patty. Thank you. Lucille Jordan
I would like some help dealing with a dealership in Michigan. I was told in March of 2008 that any owing amount on my lease will be paid off. 2 months later Chrysler financial dept is contacting me for the payments. There was never any amount quoted to me regarding the past amount. Now due to the sales person error I will now be paying for 2 car payments. ...
I am trying to fill out the "my car page" and I don't understand the difference between "current vehicle mileage" and "driving mileage".

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