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I recently bought 3 rental properties and need a truck. Someone told me of the SUV tax deduction/credit for vehicles weighing over 6,000 pounds. Can you give any advice where this is concerned?
Are all of the 5.3 engines that are in the 2007 tahoe shut off four cylinders when you reach crusing?
Do I need a smog certificate to sell my 2001 used car in Massachusetts? Thank you
I drive a 1999 Mercury Marquis. On occasion I have had difficulty when the steering column locked up. The car would not start, the front wheels were not aligned straight in the parking position, and at times I have been in great difficulty trying to get the car started and on my way again. How can I disconnect this stupid unnecessary feature on this ...
I drive a Kia 2001 Sportage. Over the Christmas holidays it broke down. I got it to the dealer - and they said it needed a new valve/head and they did a whole bunch of things on the car - which cost me over $2,000 CDN. The problem is since getting back the car, I engine check light keeps comming on, indicating a whole bunch of new problems. First a fuel ...
What would cause overheating in bumper to bumper traffic or frequent starts and idling due to heavy inner city traffic. The thermostat, surge tank, radiator, and water pump have all been changed.(it is a 2000 Chevrolet Malibu)
I have 2004 buick century. This winter I have been having trouble in getting proper heat output from the heater. What could be wrong

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