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We had a brand new Ford F-250. One of the fuel injectors was stuck open and it flooded the engine with gas. Ford replaced the engine. However, the dealer forgot to add transmission fluid. On the way home the vehicle seized up on the freeway with a screeching halt. Ford then replaced the transmission. My question is: What are the chances of further ...
Dear Patty, I live in BC Canada, and I am experiencing some problems with leasing problems with Audi. Here is part of the letter I wrote to them, I am wondering if you can give me some advise? Am I treated this way because I am a female? Just to let you know my financial background to help you understand the situation. I own a house and a vehicle. ...
My daughter Stephanie (age 17, high school senior) has recently published "This Girl's First Car: Teenage Girls Guide To Safe Car Care & Easy Maintenance Tips" Ths is her very first book, and it is listed on amazon.com and teendriving.com, and she has also had a number of interviews with local media. Would you consider reviewing it for inclusion on ...
Would like to know how to be a part of Driversedge andget safety tips on driving.My no.is 09341255581
Trading in car: I have an old Toyota Camry, over 10 yrs old w about 250K miles on it, that i am hoping to trade in for a new 2007. i am not expcting to get much for it, i would be happy if the dealership wld take it off my hands. How difficult it is to trade in an old clunker? Can the dealership just refuse? thanks
I'm looking for a vehicle that seats 7 (with a 2-3-2 configuration), gets over 20mpg in the city, and costs less than $25K. Is there anything other than the Ford Freestyle that meets those criteria?
I am trying to decide which is the best car for me. I have 2 yonng children and work full time. I have always had an SUV and I like the extra cargo room for hauling. My budget is around $25,000. I am trying to decide between a Honda CRV or Satrun Vue or a Subaru Forrester. I want the best gas mileage and best in safety. What is your advise

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