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How do i know if i received a good price from the dealer?
My 1998 Saturn L1 makes a ticking sound when the engine is running. It sounds liek it is coming from more on teh driver's side of the engine than the passengar's. If I push on the gas, the ticking just gets faster, though not really louder. My husband described it as sounding like a motor boat. What do you think might be the issue?
I am considering a career in auto sales. I have been doing automotive marketing and promotional work for the past year earning about 60K. I am talking my local BMW, Acura and Toyota Dealerships and considering taking a sales position. They all seem very eager to hire me. Either because of my background or personality or because I am a woman or maybe ...
how to buy a good car
Car is an Olds Alero, 2001, with 78,000 miles. I took my car in for a free 24-point check. The mechanic called and said: 1. Battery needs to be replaced. (Battery in car is original.) 2. Coolant is only good to -20 degrees; needs partial draining and replacing. I said it was good to -34 in Nov.05; he said it deteriorates or maybe someone added water to ...
looking for a place in or around Suwanee, Ga 30024 for car service and repair.
Can you give me an idea of how much a shop should charge to do brake job on all 4 for a 1997 Plymouth Breeze. I believe he has to turn the brake drums on all 4.

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