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I am looking to buy my currently leased 2004 Malibu Maxx LT for $9827. What I would like to know is if there are any other car issues that I need to be aware of and budget for if I purchase this vehicle with the intent to keep it for 4 more years. The mileage is 58000. I have been the only driver. I have provided the vehicle with scheduled ...
Help me!! For the love of Pete (or in my case Chris), we can*t figure out what is wrong with my 1993 Honda Civic LX. Five years ago we took it in (to a "reputable" repair shop) for routine maintenance as we were planning a road trip from Baltimore to Montreal to see the Canadian Grand Prix. We get the usual, tire rotation, oil change, etc. and are told ...
While we hear the same tips about improving gas mileage all the time, we never hear theme rank ordered from the best to the least helpful. Number 1 is non-agressvie driving. Got that! But is tire inflation really that helpful? How to resolve the conflict bewtween the tire*s molded PSI pressure of 42 max PSI and the Toyota Corolla door frame lable which ...
This is a 2 part question. PART 1: TRADE IN VALUE I have a 2000 Dodge Caravan, Sport model. Could you help me estimate it's approx value so I have a starting value for bargaining? All the basics: cd/cassette; roof rack; AC; power windows/locks; privacy glass; remote entry. It has some cosmetic flaws, though no rust. According to Blue Book, it's ...
What is the recommended mileage for a timing belt replacement for a 2002 Toyota RAV4?
Hi Patty, I've just bought a Ford Windstar, my boyfriend says that the maintenance on this car is will have consequences on my pocket book. The vehicle has 56,000 miles on it. The tires are all good and for the time being, everything seems good with the exception of the gas mileage. Can you tell me if you have heard any negative words concerning the ...
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 ...

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