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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 have an 03 Jetta. I was not sure if I should have the oil change place replace my transmission fluid. They suggested it, but I was not sure if I really needed it. I have about 81k miles on it now. Also, it made me wonder about tune ups...when should I do that? I don't think I have ever had either of these things done before.
I recently asked questions about a tune up and transmission, and Thank you for your quick responses. I took my car in to an auto shop and they told me my transmission fluid was "lifetime". it never has to be changed? that sounded fishy to me. they said if something goes wrong I HAVE to go to the dealership. what do you know about this? Nothing ...
Hi Patty, Terry Cruz had recommended you for some quick auto advice(I work with her). This afternoon I was on my way home and hit the service station. Came out and started the car, the temp gauge was about mid level and I just sort of went.."hmm". It went right back down once driving...then the Low Coolant light came on. Got home and let the car cool ...
My mom has a 2006 Chrysler 300 C with Hemi. My dad took it to a Chrysler dealership in Sarasota to have the oil changed, maintenance check etc. before they drive the car north for the summer.the mileage on car is just over 31,000 miles. Service bill was just over $200.00. Two days later mom was doing a few errands close to home when she saw one of gauges on ...
How would I change the (automatic) transmission fluid in my Saab?
What does it cost to have transmission and 4-wheel drive fluids changed on a 2003 GMC Envoy XL?

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