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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?
I'm planning to buy a used vehicle, probably truck or suv, capable of pulling a small boat4000 lbs.once or twice a month. Also would like good gas mileage and possibility of taking passengers on short trips. I was thinking of a Toyota Tacoma or suvs. Have seen a toyota Tacoma, 125K for $8000. Would it be better to go for less mileage more money? Can you ...
I purchase a car every 10 years and this is the year. I am considering a Mercury Mariner hybrid -- it is time that I put my money where my environmental philosophy is. So I have 3 questions as this time: 1. I drive about 12,000 miles a year, including longer road trips of about 1000 miles. About 2/3 on the road and the other 4000 around town. I am ...
What kind of Transmission fluid and power steering fluid do I need for a 1992 400e Mercedes Benz?
a reasonable price to change the timing belt and water pump on a toyota camry 1995 140000miles
Help me!! For the love of Pete (or in my case Chris), we can*t figure out what is wrong with my 1993 Honda Civic LX. Five years ago we took it in (to a "reputable" repair shop) for routine maintenance as we were planning a road trip from Baltimore to Montreal to see the Canadian Grand Prix. We get the usual, tire rotation, oil change, etc. and are told ...
bought used 2005 Ford freestar van-14000 km needs celliniod replaced & check engine light keeps going on, gas gauge computer-changes fuel level(72000km),remote doors say open& it is $2500 work. maintenance is kept up @ same dealer I bought it. No shock damage or muffler ok. Doors do not rattle. All this happened suddenly? Am I getting ripped off?

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