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I drive 10,000 miles a year. Is it better to buy or lease?
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 ...
i am leaving in boston mass,i wanna know if general motors ,would sponsor my trip to brasil,but i will need a truck or any survor a trail blaser,becouse my wife she has one ,and me i have a 2004 impala.this is my dream ,drive a car from boston to sao paulo brazil,but i need from general motors sponsor me whit a truck or surv,but this gonna show the gm make ...
Ok, I've probably already messed up since I've already purchased the car, but here goes. I had an '03 Volkswagen Passat with 32,000 miles and some change on it. I really liked it, but I'd had some little problems here and there. My main problem was keeping the darned thing gassed up! It was a turbo, so buying premium was a drag! Anyway, back in July I ...
I have a Honda 2000 CRV. How often do I need to have the transmission fluid changed? I have had it done once at the dealership; the vehicle has 87,000 miles. I am not sure whether the owner's manual is designed to increase dealership service business or protect the longevity of my vehicle.
Thanks in advance for your answer.
My 1996 Honda's A/C is gone--I've replaced the compressor (twice), the expansion valve, schrader valves, and I don't know what all else (the compressor died the day before Thanksgiving while I was driving to my sister's near Yorktown, Va. from Falls Church, and the Alexandria Exxon Car Care place had to redo the work in March when it failed again--and it ...
I have a 2000 Mercedes C280 automatic with 70k miles. Lately, there's be some slight jolting when the car changes gears between 10-40 mph. What type of transmission problem could this be or could it be something else? I have a routine checkup in 4000 miles, but should I start worrying now?