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I used a gel air freshener in my car and plastic is damaged; gel DID not drip on plastic but air freshener flowing in the air caused this. Has anyone else had this problem?
What is you opinion about extended warranties or service contracts for used cars? Thank You
Hi, I need advice and intelligent options. I have a 1993 Mitsubishi 3000 GT (V6 3.0L 2972cc 181CID FI GAS N B). Since I first got her back in 2003, she has only broken down twice. The first time was in May of 2007. It was the transmission and that was five years ago. I had the entire tranny rebuilt at a place called Daffy Daves in Key West. While she was ...
Hi Patty, I am looking for some information on the above type tires, do you have that size, if so how much do they run new and used? I am a recent widow and not accustomed to shopping for items like this. Your help would be appreciated. Thank you, Pam
My daughter just graduated from college and took a job about 60 miles from home. She plans to stay here in town and commute. She bought a nice used car with 30K on it. She expects to drive 25 - 30K per year. Should she consider selling the car after a year (with 60K) so it still has good value and buy another nice used car and repeat the process annually?
About 8 months ago the slave cylinder in my 2005 manual transmission Ford Focus went out. At the time the car had under 40,000 miles on it. When the cylinder went it took out the pressure plate and did major damage to the transmission. At the time it was not paid off, so I paid to have the transmission rebuilt, replaced the master & slave cylinders, the ...
I have a 1988 Honda Accord LX. My car stalls and then will not restart; This has happened : 1. While it is warming up in the morning. Or 2. After I have used the car the entire day, I have come home and then tried to re-start the car a couple of hours later. The engine will crank but not start.

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