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I have a 99 Toyota Corolla.I replaced my passenger side strut mount. It was worn and cracked and would have broken at any time, so I went ahead and did it at 120,000 miles. My car is now at 147,987 and the same strut mount is broken. This time, it is wobbling in its spot. I have to wait for my next pay to buy the mount and install it. How dangerous is it to ...
Which is better on your car, driving through town where you have 5 or 6 stop light/signs or going 5 miles out of your way but with only 1 stop? Is the stop and go worse on your car or is it more important to think about the miles you're putting on your car?
Hi Patty, We manufacture a device that is a GPS based system with personal protection including a panic button for all vehicles. In the event the driver has an emergency (intruder, health tec.) situation they can push the button notifying our 24/7 365 customer service people that someone in the vehicle is having an issue. We know when and where the alert ...
I want to know whether to continue my extended warranty. My car has 92,000 miles. The warranty offered is approx. $200.00 per year with $100.00 deductible only on first claim by Warranty Corp. of Mobile, AL.
I've read a lot about "water for gas" on the net but have not located any "reliable" sources as to the veracity of this system. Does it work?
Do I need to buy a new car and what can I get for under 20k cash, awd preferred?
I have a 2006 Toyota FJ Cruiser and though I love the cruiser, it has some big gas cost. As a traveling saleswoman, I have put 60K miles on it in the last 1.5 years. WOW! I need to get out of this vehicle now. However, I want a Mini Cooper, but I am afraid that the Mini will not have enough room. I have two children in their teens. Can you recommend a ...

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