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I am 78 years old. My present car is a 95 Olds Ciera. I put in a transmission last summer. It runs pretty well. I am thinking of buying another car. Do you recommend buying a used car or a new car. If I should look for a used car, can I trust a dealer's 'warranty'? I'm a widow since 1974. I bought my car from a used car lot (dealer). My gfarage mechanic ...
My 2003 pt cruiser stopped running in the middle of the freeway. Sent it to the Chrysler dealership and they stated I need to replace timing belt tensioner, idler pulley, water pump gasket and flush the cooling system. They gave me estimate worse case scenario $1295.00 maybe less but not more. What do you think?
i have a 99 saturn sc2 and recently it has been very hard to get it into gear. the clutch seems fine so im not sure what would be wrong with the shifter. can you help?
We have a 2002 Dodge Ram. When you step on the brake it rides real rough. It\*s harsher then a warped Brake Rotor. Can you tell me what this might be? Thank you!
I have a 2000 mitsubishi montero sport. Thfron brakes squeak even though they still have 80% wear left. What is going on. The squeak is REALLY loud.
I have a 2001 nissan altima, where the steering wheel and the right front end shake with a sort of hard,fast knocking sound at both high and low speeds
i have a 99 vw cabrio,the check engine light came on the fourth time,is a trouble code 411 for an air flow problem,i changed all the vacuum hoses and also the fuse blow twice.its maybe the air pump(smog pump)should i change this part?its $800.please help.no one can tell me,how i can find out,if the pump is really broken.

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