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I have a 2004 Subaru Baja. After I drive it and get out of the car it smells alot like antifreeze. But my water level isn't going down any in the radiator. No Moisture on inner windshield wither like if it was a heater core. Got any other ideas? Thanks!
Dear Patty, I am currently driving a 2003 leased Honda that is due to be returned in May. I plan to lease another Honda at that time. I have been very good about getting all of the service in the "little booklet" done at the dealer and date-stamped. Here's my question: Since it's a lease have I been foolish to take such good care of the car? A friend ...
My 03 Honda Civic needs a new timing belt. (Mileage is now at 71k and I've always heard this should be done by 60k, oops). I'm having trouble getting estimates because mechanics want to know engine size and specs. The owner's manual doesn't seem to have this info in an obvious place. What details do I need to know about the engine to get an estimate? And ...
I drive a Kia 2001 Sportage. Over the Christmas holidays it broke down. I got it to the dealer - and they said it needed a new valve/head and they did a whole bunch of things on the car - which cost me over $2,000 CDN. The problem is since getting back the car, I engine check light keeps comming on, indicating a whole bunch of new problems. First a fuel ...
I drive a 1999 Mercury Marquis. On occasion I have had difficulty when the steering column locked up. The car would not start, the front wheels were not aligned straight in the parking position, and at times I have been in great difficulty trying to get the car started and on my way again. How can I disconnect this stupid unnecessary feature on this ...
any idea if removing the decals on the limited edition dodge ram 1500 rumble bee would decrease it's value. I recently inhereted one and really don't care for the yellow racing stripe bee stickers but am afraid to take them off and then regret it if i try to sell it down the road...any advice?
1. Am considering purchasing a Mercury Mariner hybrid. I ski in the Sierra Nevada Mountains a lot in the winter. How do the hybrids hold up in very cold weather and snow conditions? 2. If the car is an AWD or 4WD, do I put chains on the front or the back wheels? 3. Does the extended cold weather have a negative affect the battery pack? Thank ...

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