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Dear patty .I am thinking of buying a subaru imprezaWRX.Do I have to use premium gas,as they advise.Are the cars dependable
How do I replace power steering fluid in 2001 BMW 740IL?
Hi Expert, I just received my license last week and is so ready to purchase a car, I looked into the cars magazine and saw some used cars but its to pricey for my budget. I work part time and make less than $17,000 a year. So I don*t really want to fiance the car, I want to purchase it off the lot. My instructor told me about going to an auction to bid on ...
The security alarm on my 1999 Pontiac Grand Prix sounds for no reason at various times, even when it is not set. Any advice on what could be wrong and what to do? It is a factory installed component but I did have to purchase new remote entry devices from the dealer and they programmed them to the car. Not sure if this happened since then because I used to ...
My 2003 Yukon Denali rear air conditioning fan motor continues to run when my truck is turned off and the key is removed. It is so bad that it drains my battery all the way down overnight. I removed the fuse as it was the only way to stop it. How can this fan motor continue to run with the key out of the ignition? Thanks!
Edmunds.com says Toyota FJ Cruiser needs Premium gas, dealer says "no" takes Regular. Is this true and will mileage be as good with Regular gas?
Hi My hand brake light stays on, even when I release the hand brake. The car drives fine, not like the brake is on. It*s a Toyota Camry from 2000. Should I take the car to a mechanic or ignore it? Thank you! Marcella

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