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The ignition switch needs replaced and my repair book says it is impossible for a home mechanic to fix because of the tilt steering wheel. I would need a steering wheel puller. Any advice on this would be greatly appreciated!
I have a 2003 Honda CRV. I had started it and started to back out of the garage. I put it back in park to get out for a second. It started to go backwards and hit my garage. I think that it jumped out of park. It would have run over me if I had tried to get out of it while it was in reverse.
Hi, i just got an oil change and my tires rotated on my 95 Saturn SL2. They told me that i had an "upper mount" collapse?? it supposedly connects my dashboard to my engine or something, and its the reason my dashboards been rattling. They are asking $187 to fix it and im wondering if it is worth it, if i could go somewhere cheaper, and what exactly it ...
How much would the repair of a sunroof on a ML320 Mercedes (2001) cost
I backed my car into my roommate's 2002 Chevrolet Malibu. It was on a steep incline (in which I couldn't even see her car in my rearview mirror!), and the bottom of my rear bumper dented in the front of her hood. Her boyfriend "fixed" it by using needlenose pliers to bend it back into place, leaving indentations all over the front from the pliers, and the ...
Hi, I have a 2004 base kia rio, which I just got out of the dealership shop after seven weeks. The timing belt went out and they said they had to pretty much rebuild the engine. This is the second time something costly has happened. The other time about a year ago, the gear assembly had to be replaced. I have also had the window seals replaced twice. I ...
I have a 2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee and just had the emergency brake go out. I have called around to different car repair and dealerships but noone can give me a ballpark figure as to how much it would be to repair/replace. I understand this is a problem with the Jeeps and wondered who I could go to with the problem to get it resolved.

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