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How to deal with auto dealer's service dept. and not get hoodwinked? Hi Breanne: Hoping you can help with this. I have a 1996 Dodge Caravan, that has been fairly reliable but has also had some major repair bills. A few weeks ago, my husband noticed it had a leak. I took it in, and was told by the Chrysler dealer's service manager (where we've always ...
I have a Ford F250 2003. I went to start it recently and it wouldn*t start after running just a few hours before. I had it jumped and it started right up. Next day nothing. No prior problems before. Battery doesn*t seem to be weak. Any ideas?
The security alarm on my 1999 Pontiac Grand Prix sounds for no reason at various times, even when it is not set. Any advice on what could be wrong and what to do? It is a factory installed component but I did have to purchase new remote entry devices from the dealer and they programmed them to the car. Not sure if this happened since then because I used to ...
I just bought a 1990 Nissan and I pride myself on trying to fix anything to do with a car but this is a bugger. I can turn the car over and it's a healthy engine but it's not firing or starting at all. The person that had it before me said it may have been from when he took the stereo out, he clipped a wire, but i checked in that area for hours and saw ...
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 ...
My sister wants a Ford F-150 Truck 4door.We went to a car dealer today and they took 1 & 1/2 hours to tell her they could not give her a F-150 for $400.00 or Less. They said would she like to look at a 2007, she said yes. They never offered to show her a 2007. The salesperson came back and said we can not help you. We Left. They offer $100.00 regardless. ...
My daughter and her friend went in to a local dealership and test drove a van. The salesman quoted my daughter a price to trade in her car and she stated she would need some time to consider everything and talk to me (her mother) because my name is on her car loan. Saturday, her friend went in and tried to turn the van back in but they wouldn?t let him ...

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