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My 1996 Honda's A/C is gone--I've replaced the compressor (twice), the expansion valve, schrader valves, and I don't know what all else (the compressor died the day before Thanksgiving while I was driving to my sister's near Yorktown, Va. from Falls Church, and the Alexandria Exxon Car Care place had to redo the work in March when it failed again--and it ...
Automatic transmissions vs. manual transmissions?
Hi Patty I will be buying a new car in the next few weeks. Two of the models I am interested in are the Pontiac Vibe and the Toyota Matrix. In reading the avail spec info on line, all I can really determine is a difference in the transmissions. Are they both made by Toyota? Are there any other mechanical or engineering differences that you can point ...
I have a 2000 Honda Accord. My transmission gave out last week. When I went to research online the warranty for a Honda transmission, I noticed the web was inundated with information regarding the faulty transmissions that gave out early for 1998 - 2002 Hondas. My car has less than 70,000 miles. I had brought my car in for the very expensive 60,000 mile ...
Bought it used, started having transmissions problems, transmission is now gone and can't drive. All anyone will give me is $500 for it. It's a nice car and I love it and just need to get to work & back. Replacing or fixing it costs is averaging 2K. My budget is so tight I can not lose my job and have no idea of any other options or solutions. Can you ...
How much should it cost to replace the transmission. All transmissions are rebuilted due to the age of the car. It's for a Buick Century 1997.
Purchased 2011 Subaru Legacy (CVT) about 2 years ago with 70K miles (rental car). Currently at 111K. For the past few months, it stalls out when braking suddenly. Lights on dash illuminate, I put it in park, and just restart it. No noticeable issues when actually driving. Seems to shift and ride fine at city and highway speeds, but the stalling is getting ...

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