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I live in sunny Florida and my black 2000 Escort Zx2 has serious fading on the roof and front hood. Are there any products which helps restore the fading to it original black color or is painting the car my only option. Thank youl
my lights inside my 2000 vw beetle come on while I am driving and my alarm will sound for no reason. Do you know what it could be.
Hi, I rencently purchased a car from a dealership they gave me 2 contracts one for me to take to my bank and one if the bank didn't pick me up. Well the bank will finance me at a higher interest rate, and they can't get the inerest rate they wrote on their contract either. They want to write me another contract for a higher rate, which i do not want to do. ...
My ac and defrosters aren't working. Today when I turned the van on it made a horrible sound, had a horrible smell, and started smoking. When I shut the defroster off it quit doing all of that and I was able to drive it. I have a 2000 Dodge caravan. What is wrong? How much will it cost to fix?
How do i go about doing my own transmission fluid change on my 2000 toyota echo? Can you recommend a shop that i can trust to bring my car in for a winterization, fuel injector cleaner. I do the basic oil and filter and tune up just cant do it all. I live in Levittown ny.
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 windshield wipers no longer go back to starting point and my interval setting is also not working. I have a 2000 Toyota Avalon.

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