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This is a follow-up to a question I posted a couple of months ago. I am the original owner of a 95 Toyota Camry LE with only 45,000 miles on it. In the last six months or so (and perhaps coincidentally, right after I'd had the timing belt replaced), it has started doing a weird thing. Around town and on short hops on the freeway, it runs fine. But when I ...
My auto mechanic replaced my alternator and then my battery had to replaced, is this normal?
I have received many email advertisements about becoming an Ask Patty dealership. We are always looking for new ways to advertise that will benefit us financially, but there doesn't seem to be much traffic on the Ask Patty website. It appears that there have been a grand total of 10 reviews ever posted. Edmunds, on the other hand, has lots of traffic and ...
I have enjoyed reading over your web site BUT why do you only recommend dealerships for service. My wife and I operate a small auto repair shop where integrity honesty and service tops all. There are some independent shops that provide personal service without pressure. We educate our customers when any repair is needed. I also recommend your web site to ...
Dear Ask Patty, This is a letter I am sending to a dealer in my community that I visited Saturday 4/12/08. this letter explains what happened, I thought you would be interested since this dealer is affiliated with this website. Thanks for reading this, any response please copy me. Sunday April 13, 2008 Jay Wolfe Toyota West County Steve Maher ...
Mini dealers in Northern California who will not condescend to women who are 70+?
I am looking to install the 2540i Aero Turbine muffler to my 07 Camry Se V6. 07 Camry V6 has dual exhaust. Their claims of improving MPG and low end torque got me interested in buying their products. IMO the 2540i looks much better than anything I have seen. I have watched some clips of this exhaust and like the sound a lot. Very aggressive and mean when ...

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