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I have a 2001 VW Bug, bought it 2 years ago this month. Everything's been great except for recently - when I put it in park and turn off the car. When I go to get in it again and try to go pull out, the gear shift sticks and it wont go out of park! I started setting the E-brake when I put it in park, and that seems to help, but sometimes it still sticks! I ...
Is it ok to drive my 2001 chev impala with a rusted out resonator
Dear Patty, My 2001 Nissan Frontier is making an intermittent squeak from the front end. If it was a belt wouldn't it squeak all the time? Could it be a belt pulley? It only happens while the car is moving. When the squeak happens I can feel a slight hesitation. Thanks, Barb M
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 have a 2001 BMW 330i and would like to have the windows tinted. I live in New Orleans and would like to know if you have an recommendations on where one can go to have an expert and honest installation.
My husband and I are currently looking for a new (used) minivan. We now own a 2001 Dodge Grand Caravan which has been nothing but trouble from the time it was just over a year old (including a bearing disintigrating in the engine when I was driving on the freeway with my 3 kids). We just want something safe that is easy to maintain with good gas mileage. I ...
Do I need to change the timing belt on my 2001 Acura TL at 100,000 miles?

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