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I am looking for a quality collision center.
My 2004 Dodge Stratus (purchased Feb. 2007)was totaled recently, so now I need to buy a another used car. My Stratus had some qualities, but frequent small repairs seemed to be constant. I have $7000 to spend. I would like a sturdy reliable car. I really would like to find a Honda Accord or Toyota Camry, or Corolla but they seem to be out of my reach for ...
What is the best family car? We can only afford under $5000. We have 1 kid and 2 big dogs.
How often should I get the oil changed on my 1999 Mercedes E320? How about on my 2000 Honda Accord anything different? Thanks.
My car overheats only when it is hot outside. Would that be due to the thermostat, the radiator, or water pump?
We received a letter from VW of America describing some end-of-lease terms I don't recall when we leased our 2004 VW Touareg almost 4 years ago. Even though it has been in their shop about 20 times for warranty work and what not, they are claiming that at turn-in time, they get to do a full-on vehicle inspection plus any work they deem necessary and then ...
I have a question for Suzanne Grego because she is an auto mechanic: I am very interested in cars, and as I read Suzanne's bio, it sounded similar to my life. I learned to change my own oil & fixed a lot of problems w/ my car starting with some help from my dad (alternator, new spark plugs, brake pads,headlights, tires, etc). Now I have an office ...

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