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How much should a tune up cost on a 2000 Buick Lesabre limited Edition?
I have a 2000 sable with a bad cylinder number 5 ignition pack. How do I find out which cylinder is cylinder number 5? this is a duratec 24valve engine v6 Thanks
I am thinking about buying a used BMW. I am concerned about the cost and repair. I would like to know if they require a lot of repairs after a certain amount of time. I am looking at a 2002 to 2004
Is there a list of SAFETY mandates that are required by any agency before a car may be sold as a used car? We bought a used car as is no warranty. Didn
What does it mean when the repair shop says the tires have dry-rot, and does this give a reddish color to the sides of the tire?The guy at the repair shop said it meant that the tires were sitting unused for too long but we use the car every single day. Thanks - NP
Hi Patty I will be buying a new car in the next few weeks. Two of the models I am interested in are the Pontiac Vibe and the Toyota Matrix. In reading the avail spec info on line, all I can really determine is a difference in the transmissions. Are they both made by Toyota? Are there any other mechanical or engineering differences that you can point ...
I need to buy a car for my daughter, any advice?

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