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Our 2007 Ford Focus is only getting an average of 18 mpg - this was tested and confirmed by a local dealership. We took it to the dealership we purchased the car from who claim they did "nothing" to it, but the mileage went up to 24 mpg. From there, it started dropping again - 21, 20, 18.8... Last weekend we started smelling gas (3 different days), ...
My car just decided to not start. I have checked the battery and it is fine, what should I expect the mechanic to say the problem might be?
I am thinking of starting a female owned and operated maintenance. shop in Louisville KY. I'm in the process of writing up a business plan. I want it to be a beauty shop atmosphere so women feel comfortable and give alternate career opportunities to young women to learn a new trade. do you have any contacts or information for me that would be proof this is ...
My 1996 Chrysler Concorde, which I have had no problems with until the day before yesterday, overheated on me. I checked the coolant fluids due to the fact that it overheated the fluids were low so I filled it up and drove it about 2miles, it was reading 210. While stopped at a light it pegged itself out causing it to boil all the fluids out again. I ...
Had this problem since we had the car. Sometimes, the security system will fail safe and car will not start. Recently it will not start...just a humming noise at the beginning and nothing. Tried several times. Car shop said its the starter...I think its something else...what do you think?
Whenever I start my car, I smell a strong smell of gasoline. I looked under the car and there is no evidence of leaks. I also turned on the car and looked under the hood and did not see any obvious leaks. What do I do, or how can I get rid of the smell?!
When I start my car I get this strong chemical/emission type odor from the car. It has been at dealer 2x w/ no definitive answer. The smell is making us sick. Please help.

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