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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.
When I take off and have to stop before my 1999 dodge avenger changes to the next gear it will cut off.Also when I back up it will cut off and it smells like burnt oil.
I am looking to buy a used Honda Civic sedan, automatic in Phoenix Metro area, Arizona. Have little to spend $1500.00.I had a civic and like the car. Payments are too high.
My husband and I are considering purchasing a new car. The criteria started out searching for a fuel efficient roomy something to replace our Chevrolet Venture van. It appears the Ford Escape Hybrid may suit. We disagree whether a used Ford Escape 4cl for $17,000 or a used Ford Escape Hybrid for $22,000. I say the Hybrid helps with weekly expenses. My ...
I am interested in purchasing a 2004-05 Pontiac Vibe. Do you have any comments or do you know of any trouble.
bought used 2005 Ford freestar van-14000 km needs celliniod replaced & check engine light keeps going on, gas gauge computer-changes fuel level(72000km),remote doors say open& it is $2500 work. maintenance is kept up @ same dealer I bought it. No shock damage or muffler ok. Doors do not rattle. All this happened suddenly? Am I getting ripped off?

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