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I have a '90 Jeep Cherokee Laredo. I've had some financial problems the past few years so my car has been sitting in my garage for the better part of 5.5 yrs. Prior to that it ran GREAT. Has around 32k miles, most of which were on it when purchased around '98. At one point the steering column became very loose and I just quit driving it. Three yrs ago a ...
I have a 1996 Cadillac Seville SLS and the interior lights are out. The fuse has been replaced three times and did not help. What are the most likely reasons for this problem? The dealer wants too much to correct it.
I have a '79' Mercedes (turbo/diesel). Something keeps draining juice from the battery & the battery is not the problem. Thought it was the interior light fuse...when taking the fuse out, it seemed okay at first. But this was temporary. The alternator has been replaced. I'm assuming it's electrical & don't know where to start. Any other ideas ...
My 1997 Ford Crown Vic has 210K miles. In the past 6 months I put $2K in repairs into it (shocks, brakes, tires) Now the trans is acting up - stays too long in 1st gear before shifting. My mechanic says a Jasper rebuilt trans(75K/3yr warranty) will cost $2900 which is about $500 more than even Jasper says the total job should cost. A local rebuilder ...
1. Which GM mid-sized ($20 to $26K) Sedan/SUV has the softest ride and quietest interior. 2. In the specifications where would I look to judge the above (Horsepower, Torque, Curb-Weight ?)
I have a 1998 Cadillac DeElegance, the model is no longer available. My car has 167,000 miles on it, body and interior is in great shape. Turn Signals need to be replaced and the head gaskets need to be replaced, which means they "drop" the engine to repair. The cost will be $3500. I know this is an older vehicle but the ride, gas mileage, and body are ...
In your opinion, is this a good price for the 2008 Camry below with the options features? Your Price including leather is $26100.00 after all incentives and discounts plus T.T&L. Price is good for 72hrs 2008 Toyota Camry MSRP Model - 2550 4-DOOR SE V6 SE Base: $25,630.00 Exterior Color - 01G3 GRAY ME. Installed Options: $3,240.00 Interior ...

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