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Have a 1997 Pontiac Grand Prix with 176,000 (many highway) miles on it. How do you know when its time to get a new car or keep repairing? Transmission rebuilt at 150,000, new exhaust, & front brakes. Needs new sway bar. The last 12 months repairs adding up.
My front brakes were noisy and I took my 2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee in for a look. What was supposed to be a "99.00" brake job has suddenly become a $600+ brake overhaul. The service adviser is telling me I need calipers, hoses, brake rotors, and pads. This sounds extreme for a vehicle with less than 50,000 miles. What do you think?
I had a 1996 Chrysler Town and County last winter that would die at stop lights or when I brake to turn. The dealer checked it several days, no problem found. Any thoughts/suggestions? Thanks
I have a Nissan Sentra it is 10 year old and need repairs the brake, brake line and the rotor cust and it will cost to much since it has 206,000 miles on it and I looking at a Toyota Corolla 2007 which just came out. Should I wait until April or get it now. Since Toyota is not a Women friend I have to bring a male since I not married.
I had new brakes put on right before Christmas, pads, etc. They kept squeaking. . .I took it back and they put on new drums. Said the drums were bad and they hadn't noticed it before. So they didn't even charge me. Got the car back and the brakes are still squeaking. My son took the car back and they say it's because the brakes are new and they gave ...
Dear Patty: I own a Nissan Altima 2001, my brakes do not hold very well when I am reverse parking in a space, they appear to grip and let loose and bumping into the car behind me, my mechanic told me its the master cylinder that the cause, can you please tell me is the reason, I recently had changed the brake linings on all four wheels, since then this ...
I have a challenge. For the past 2 1/2 yrs. a 1985 Toyota Corolla with apprx. 120K miles has been sitting in my garage. Not driven once, nor started once during this timeframe. Am interested in your opinion. Do I clean it up (wash and inside cleaning), no maintenance, and sell it as is? Would it be beneficial to donate it? Would you consider having ...

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