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Own 2003 Buick Rendezvous with original tires & 24,000 miles. Expert advice varies as to replacement. Tires never rotated, hot AZ. temps --should they be replaced even tho tread still good? Have full size spare which has never been used. Better to purchase thru tire shop or dealer? Thus far all servicing has been done thru dealer. Thanks so much for ...
I'm looking seriously at a hybrid Camry, but someone mentioned recently the battery may give out after five years, and they're terribly expensive to replace. What can you tell me about this? Thanks...
I am a 5'3" fluffy short-waisted woman who wants a 4 wheel drive vehicle that fits me. My Chevy trailblazer fits 6'2" husband beautifully, but... I need more lumbar support, a seat belt system that does not cut off my carotid artery circulation, a head rest that allows me to get my chin off my chest, a seat system that adjusts more upright, a tilt ...
How do I know if I require a front end alignment? My tires are very noisy. Would I also require them to be rotated before the alignment? Thanks for your assistance
I have a 1999 Mazda Protege LXIT currently has 140,000 miles. I had the transmission fluid (not the transmission filter) in the transmission changed at 110,000. As it is 140,000 now I think that it is time for another service. Also the gear shifts a little hard than before but overall it works just fine. The previous owner also informed me that the ...
I just wrote to you about a single mom I help, she was talked out of a 2004, Kia Sedona, with 45,000 miles for 9000 miles. The salesman told her that Kia's were being recalled and that the Chrysler was a better deal.
A single mom of 5 has asked about buying a used 2001, Chrysler Town and Country van with 73,000 miles in good shape for $7000. Is this a fair deal?

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