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I took my car in for a tire rotation on July 18 and they broke a wheel lock in half. They said their mechanic was not in that day. When I returned they said that it would have to be drilled out and I would have to pay 2-3 hours of labor at $80 an hour. Nine days prior to my wheel lock being broken, another tire place checked that tire for a slow leak and ...
I just finished up the second year of a 3-year lease on a 2006 Volvo S60. At the time I got into the vehicle, I was only driving 10K miles per year, so the 36K limit did not seem a problem. But things change. I am now committed to a new commute for my childs sport that is going to put me way over my miles. I was not thinking of buying the car, because ...
The car idles fine. When driving at at a slow acceleration no problem. but at faster acceleration car will miss,hesitate. Driving steady speed no problem. If put in neutral and step on gas engine will miss or hesitate. I have tested Coils and ignition control module checks out ok. Was wondering if the catalytic converter might be the problem. Thank ...
Is it important to the life of your fuel pump to keep your fuel tank level at or above 1/4 full? My friend says modern cars have an in-tank fuel pump and gasoline acts as a coolant. Low levels in the tank reduces the cooling effect and the pump wears out quicker. This sounds ridiculous to me, is he correct?
Do you know of any classes like "Ladies Start your Engines" in Central Illinois? I am looking for something like that for my 15yr. step-daughter to take before she is allowed to get her Driver's License. That way she won't burn out the engine like her brother before her. I have looked into the local Comm. Coll. and alternative High Schools (this year they ...
do you need brake fluid flushed and how much should it cost? Also, fuel induction system cleaning. Is that necessary and at what cost? Replacing plugs-Iridium 41101 and wire set #700950,fuel filter #23311 and labor should cost? Replacement of rear brake pad set Hardware kit ED698 and rear disc rotor BD122596 .This is a list of repairs and maintenance work ...
I just bought my car from a private owner and want to go get the car checked out, I just do not know what to check or ask for, plus I am limited on money being a single mother. The car sounds like it runs fine but at times it feels like it is skipping gears and the brakes shake the car slightly when I press down on them.

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