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I leased a VW beetle one year and two months ago, and am struggling to make the lease payment. I went in thinking I would qualify for the 0%, but ended up with a higher interest rate and $349 payment. I have tried to renegotiate this with VW without success. Do you have any suggestions? I am 55 year-old female who will graduate with my first bachelors ...
I really, really want a retractable hard-top Miata with all the bells and whistles. Any thoughts on this purchase? I intend to own it a long time - I'm still driving my 91 Shadow with less than 90,000 miles on it. Any thoughts would be great. Thanks ever so!
Hello, My Sonata 2002 has over 115,000 miles on it. Lately, when I push down on the gas the car acts like it is not going to respond, then sputters and finally I am able to drive. Also, when I am stopped at a light and push on the gas it does the same thing, but seems like it will stall, but if I pump the gas it picks up like usual. I have not had the ...
I am looking for coveralls to wear while working in our automotive shop. I am 5 ft tall and 105 lbs. Any suggestions?
It is common knowledge that distilled water is free of minerals that cause rust and corrosion. Why do the auto and truck manufacturers not put distilled water in the cooling systems from the factory and advise consumers to use only distilled when changing or flushing systems?
Our 03 Civic, 116k miles, needs new struts. Mechanic says it will cost $1,000+, not counting replacing tires that may be too worn due to the old (original) struts. Also that with strut replacement it will need new alignment. 1. Is all this true? 2. Is $1,000-$1,200 fair or a ripoff?
I have a 2001 Ford Taurus, the door ajar light is on but no doors are ajar. Also the power locks quit working when this happened. The remote lock does work. Any ideas???

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