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My front brakes were noisy and I took my 2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee in for a look. What was supposed to be a "99.00" brake job has suddenly become a $600+ brake overhaul. The service adviser is telling me I need calipers, hoses, brake rotors, and pads. This sounds extreme for a vehicle with less than 50,000 miles. What do you think?
I will be buying a car soon. I have been driving my current car for 8 years. I have a credit score of 775. How can I make sure the dealership does not send my application to 10 different banks. They will pull my credit and my score will be reduced greatly. I do not want that to happen. Thanks
What is the safest family car in 2007? And is there any statistic for that information?
is the Chrys. Pacifica a good choice in maint., cost, mileage, and purchase? does it have any bad..press?
How do I get the lowest interest rate possible with purchasing my used car? Are there any lenders you may know of, besides going through the dealership's financing? My credit score is 680, and the salesman says he can give me 7.5 on a 4 year loan for a 2003 vehicle. Thank you!!!
I am interested in buying an 2006 Dodge Magnum that has been on the dealer lot for about 1 year. What concerns should I have?
I want to buy a 2007 Toyota Prius. The Edmunds and Kelly book say the base price is $20,419 including destination charge for the basic model. One dealer said the base price is $21,595 for the basic model. All the other dealers have given me an even higher invoice price. These are all invoice prices, not msrp.. What is the correct price for the basic ...

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