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The Owner of a local german repair shop told me it would cost $450 to $500 to fix the back brakes on my Mercedes-Benz ML350 after looking at them without taking the wheel off. Is he overcharging me? I had all 4 brakes fixed on my CLK 320 for $500.00?
While I was driving down the road in my Dodge Dakota, the radio went off then check engine light came on. Then truck died. I pulled over and the truck started back up. What could be the problem?
I am in the market to buy a vehicle and I found what I wanted and it is pre-owned certified 2009 Jaguar XJ. When I went to test drive the car, it was gone for the weekend, a manager had taken it. When I went back the following weekend the manager had been fired and the car had scratches that were not initially there. Despite the ordeal I would like to buy ...
I have an 2003 Dodge Neon. I have replaced the thermostat, radiator cap, and flushed out the radiator. It's fine when I just drive it around town, but if i go a long distance it overheats. I can turn on my heater and the temperature gauge drops back down. It really only does it on really hot days. How do I fix this?
I have a 2000 Buick Century with about 150,000 miles on it. It has been relatively trouble free. Recently, the "low coolant" light began to come on. I took the car into a garage where I was told there was oil in the coolant and the sensor had been compromised. The cooling system was flushed and cleaned and a new sensor installed. The "low coolant" ...
I just bought a Suzuki Reno and not even a week later problems started occurring. As it turns out they had the wrong spark plugs and wires in there causing severe misfires and a check engine light with multiple codes. It took so long for them to address the issue that i finally had to get it fixed, and the warranty they sold me for 1380 that covered none of ...
My beautiful black interior of my VW Jetta is something like leather (sort of synthetic I think). I use a sunscreen that has gotten on the steering wheel and other areas of the interior and a few places on the pretty silver exterior. It's the white residue from the sunblock filters zinc oxide and titanium dioxide. The manufacturer is Banana Boat. How ...

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