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I have a 2003 Windstar with approx 68,000 miles. The car had been having an issue that every once in awhile when I started it (approx every 2 weeks), it would run very rough, and also it would seem to jump into gear at stops. so a couple months ago I went to have the 60,000 mile service, which was a bit too pricey so the mechanic recommended I get it done ...
Had a incident where I had a sudden engine surge while passing a car. the engine accelerated to 80 mph. and stayed there! i had to press on the brake with two feet to get it down to 40 miles per hour. With several shifting options, I was still unable to get the engine to stop surging and operating at that speed. i than called 911 for suggestions, they ...
I need to find a new(er) car. I live in Northeast Ohio, with lots of winter weather. I travel 55 miles round trip each day and need something that travels well in (very) inclement weather. My husband wants a truck. Truth is, if it works I do not care, but I would prefer a closed in vehicle (car, station wagon, crossover SUV). My husband insists it should ...
My daughter-in-law asked me to help her with a new car purchase. Her present car is a Jeep Grand Cherokee with 4 wheel drive. She uses this car to go to and from work about 30 miles round trip and also for the occasional family trip. Her lease is up in September and she wants to buy her next car instead of leasing. She also wants to get better mileage ...
I have a major 90k checkup due. How can I get the best price and know that they are not replacing things just to replace them for money?
My Honda Accord lease is up in October of 2008, I would like to get a Toyota Prius as soon as I can. Is there any way to turn in my car earlier without charges so that I can buy the Prius?
My car is leased and I am due to turn it in in October. My all weather tires need to be replaced.I have winter tires on it now and want to leave them on rather than spend money to replace the all weathers.My question is, Is there any danger of using these winter tires in summer months?

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