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I have 2000 GMC safari van, since Friday when I start it the temperature gauge needle fluctuates up and down for about two minutes before stabilizing. What could it be? I am tired of getting ripped off.
Patty: I am searching for suggestions regarding a "car fair" for women. My thought is to provide information - booths - at our dealership which would allow females and their children of driving age to learn vehicle safety and maintenance of same. Do you have any thoughts regarding a process for the success of the above mentioned project? I ...
I own a 2001 Dodge Dakota. A repair shop said my lower ball joints need to be changed. How do I know if and when they need to be replaced?
On a recent trip to Nashville,TN my brake pedal felt bumpy while braking going down hill.
What is the annual cost for a porsche 911 to repair?
I brought a 2006 Chevy Malibu last year, the windshield motor went out on it. Is this something that I should notify Chevy on, and this was not covered on my warranty.
I have a 2001 Mit. Galant and recently my temperature control for setting my air has gotten difficult to turn. I can move it to the hot position but I only get cold air and no heat when I turn it up. My air conditioning is very cold and stays cold when I move the temp. gauge to hot. I am just wondering if you know if this a minor control gauge problem or a ...

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