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I have a 2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee and just had the emergency brake go out. I have called around to different car repair and dealerships but noone can give me a ballpark figure as to how much it would be to repair/replace. I understand this is a problem with the Jeeps and wondered who I could go to with the problem to get it resolved.
Hi, I have a 2004 base kia rio, which I just got out of the dealership shop after seven weeks. The timing belt went out and they said they had to pretty much rebuild the engine. This is the second time something costly has happened. The other time about a year ago, the gear assembly had to be replaced. I have also had the window seals replaced twice. I ...
I recently purchased a used 2004 Ford Escape 50K miles. My mechanic checked it out, all is well except leaking shocks and the airbag light wont go off. (it's the 3rd light down out of 5 warning lights) I initially thought this was the fasten seat belt light malfunctioning, but apparently not. How urgent is this? will the airbags not deploy or could it be a ...
98 Jeep Grd Cherk Ltd, after I\'ve turned the ignition off and go to my porch, I can see my jeep, jerk...and will jerk at 44 second intervals; or 23 second intervals; or 9 second intervals. (The jerk, months later the motor seized, and motor replaced, the jerk is still there). The motor seized. Was replaced. The jeep still jerks at random intervals. Phoned ...
When tightening my gas cap I broke a piece off, didn't realize it. the car sat for 10 days while on vacation when I returned and started it the CHECK engine light came on it is yellow. It has come on before and usually requires tightening of gas cap then it goes off after 3 days. This time it didn't go off. Took to dealership they found broken piece of gas ...
The dealership I took my car to for tire rotation and balancing scratched all four rims, what I can do regarding the dealership being responsible?
What is your process for receiving comments on "Ask Patty" dealers? I have had two bad experiences at one of your dealership and I don't see a comment option on your website.

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