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Just purchased 2002 BMW 330i. Today, one of the windows would not respond when I tried to close the window. Have no warranty at this time and would like to know if repair of window will be very expensive? Thanks.
In January 2005, I purchased a 2005 Pontiac Vibe. I also purchased extended warranties on the vehicle, gap insurance and warranty on the tires. In August 2006, I traded in the Vibe and purchased a G6-hardtop convertible Pontiac. In trying to get a refund on the warranties I purchased on the Vibe, I was told I had to go through the car dealership I ...
Just purchased used 2002 BMW 330i. Warranty expired 3 weeks prior to sale. Now, rear passenger window will not operate. Will this be an expensive repair and is it possible to find reasonably price extended warranty? Thanks.
I currently have a 1995 Dodge neon. Because my car is over ten years old, I am nervous about driving it any distance. I have saved $3,000 and am looking to purchase a used car that is fuel efficient as well as dependable and no older than a 1998-99. Do you think I'm being unrealistic?
I had to purchase a $75, 48-hour insurance policy to get my new car home 0n 9-3-06. When I went to my agent today I found I was covered for 4 days so I didn't really need this. What can I do to get my money back?
Hi - I am a "petite" woman (5'1") getting ready to purchase my first car. It is really important for me to be able to adjust my seat so I can sit high and have a clear view. I had my heart set on a Prius and test drove it yesterday but did not have a clear view either front or aft and the Prius offers no ways to adjust the seat higher (only to move the ...
Is there any real way to convince friends and family that domestic-built cars are good enough? People ask me all the time about which import brand such as Toyota, Honda, or BMW, is the best for their next purchase. When I suggest they look at Ford or GM, I get the oddest looks like I'm suggesting suicide or something. Help!

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