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My front brakes just started to grind and not all the time just when I make the short stop and go. I need to have them checked and want to make sure that when I go they do not try to sell me something I do not need. So what should I look for when they show the brake system. If it is the pads should I replace the back ones at the same time?
My car has 26,000 miles on it, and my dealership (who I always take my car to for oil changes) is recommending their "major service" appointment, that covers all my filters (except hepa), fluid check, rotate and balance tires, adjust parking brake, inspect/replace spark plugs, coolant service, etc. They want about $400 for all this, plus another $90 for ...
I was wondering how to change the brake pads and rotors in my 2000 VW Jetta?
I bought this car in 2/07 from Enterprise car sales. The following is a partial list of repairs that the chevy dealer claims that I need rack/pinion $617 alignment $90 fuel injection service $152 induction service $152 rear emergency brake adjustment $75 How can I tell if I really need these items or if they are ripping me off? Is there a way to ...
When I RELEASE my brake pedal it just started squeaking. Does it just need lubricating? If so can I use WD40 and where do I apply it?
My beater Honda has 207,400 miles on it and is probably is not worth much more than $2000 because of the cosmetic condition inside and out. It needs a new timing belt and rear struts. I just had new front brakes put in for $560. Three estimates average the work for the timing belt/water pump, and struts out to be about $1150. At this point I am not sure ...
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 ...

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