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I am looking at a mini cooper a couple of years old. What can you tell me about the run flat tires? Where would I even buy a new tire if I don't deal with a dealership? How much is each tire? Is it better to get all of the tires switched over to regular road tires, and if so, where would the spare tire go? Also, do they really get 30 mpg around town?
I would appreciate your help in finding an honest mechanic to provide service for my 1996 SAAB 9000 Aero. I am reluctant to spend the money at the local Cadillac dealer. Thanks.
I bought a car from a dealership about 6 months ago, and I found out later it had been severely wrecked. It is an 06 and had 13232 miles when I purchased it, still under the original warranty from the manufacturer. What are my rights? Can I demand they buy the car back for failure of disclosure, it was not stated verbally or written the car had been ...
I want to sell my car private party vs. trading it in, however I prefer not having to disclose my personal contact information. Any suggestions or recommendations? Thank you!
Why does my trac off light stay on in my car?
My 2008 acadia makes a noise like a spring is loose. what do you think it could be?
1995 Altima won't start - Battery good, starter good. Changed spark plugs. Changed wires. Changed distributor cap & rotor. Performed spark test (spark looked weak, but is present at plugs & coil). Tested coil primary (1.4ohm) & secondary (13.43ohm) resistance. Tested power transistor resistance (had resistance where it should). Checked fuel pump fuse, good. ...

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