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I was in an accident and the front and rear crumple zones have been smashed. If these areas are stretched back, will the car be as safe as it was originally? I have read reports that say it'll never perform as it was intended when it was new.
how do you know the best brand to buy of anything for your car; ie. Sparkplugs, tires, headlights, etc. ?
I have a power window stuck in the down position on the driver side. It has been sort of temperamental for a few months and this morning when I put it down it stayed. Any advice? Patty Davis
My daughter's car's headlights are very dim - (the lenses have been cleaned and polished) - what are some possible reasons for this?
My car will not start. How can I be sure it is the fuel pump?
I have been having non stop problems with my car. I accidentally bought a kia optima. I was only 17 and had no idea what auto suggestion was. Now I'm 24 and I have been paying for a car that does not run. Let's say I'm driving the car right now on the free way. The engine is warmed up and all of the sudden it will just die. So there I am on the freeway ...
I own a 1995 Ford Windstar Van, 65K miles. It is experiencing quite a lot of squeaking from the undercarriage while driving and turning. Is there a lubricating service I need?

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