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I bought a 2005 MINI Cooper S in March 2005. A week after I took delivery on the car, I took it back to the dealer because the sunroof was leaking. It was repaired and never leaked again. However, since then I've heard an intermittent ticking from somewhere around the dashboard and steering wheel areas where the dealer had dissembled to fix the leak. In ...
The light in the inside of my car seems not to work anymore. I checked the bulb and it is not burned out. I also checked the fuses and they are all ok. What else could I check to find out why the interior light in the middle of the car does not work anymore? thank you for any advice. Iris
Have you heard of needing the rear control arm (not sure if it is upper or lower) going bad with no accident history? Dealer says my car won't take an alignment because the rear control arms are bad. I plan to go to an alignment specialist. What do you suggest?
I have a 2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee with almost 70,000 on it. I have heard that when they start to get high mileage they are unreliable. Is this true? In the past two months I have invested some money in it with front and rear brakes and four new tires so I am reluctant at this point to trade it in. What do you think?
What does it mean when my car is leaking green fluid?
Hello, I was borrowing a friend's car, a green volvo. I took it to a car wash and afterwards I noticed stuff on the hood. They said that they think someone splattered acid on it, but I never saw it before. The paint looks a little messed up, similar to how you mess up nail polish on your fingers (wrinkled and dry). Also, there are some slight scratches ...
Greetings: I'm looking at buying a used truck. The dealer doesn't have the build sheet. How can I verify optional equip was installed if I don't want to take their word for it? Specifically: It's a 2005 Nissan Frontier Crew Cab 4WD LE. The option is MFR Code B01, 4 wheel Limited Slip with Active Brake Assist. Since I can't see it how do I know it was ...

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