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A single mom of 5 has asked about buying a used 2001, Chrysler Town and Country van with 73,000 miles in good shape for $7000. Is this a fair deal?
Own 2003 Buick Rendezvous with original tires & 24,000 miles. Expert advice varies as to replacement. Tires never rotated, hot AZ. temps --should they be replaced even tho tread still good? Have full size spare which has never been used. Better to purchase thru tire shop or dealer? Thus far all servicing has been done thru dealer. Thanks so much for ...
I have a 1995 Chevy Beretta, and beginning about last July or August, I began having problems with my radio. I am going to college, so my car sat until the beginning of December, and now I have been consistently driving it. However, the radio won't work at all now; I thought I just needed a new radio, but have been examining the problem a little closer with ...
I am turning 60 in a few months and want to give myself either a Mercedes E320 or Lexus SC (convertible hardtop). Either car must be USED not new. I am looking for luxury, reliability and value. What's your opinion on these two cars? Any other suggestions for a soon to be 60 year old? Thanks
I have a '90 Jeep Cherokee Laredo. I've had some financial problems the past few years so my car has been sitting in my garage for the better part of 5.5 yrs. Prior to that it ran GREAT. Has around 32k miles, most of which were on it when purchased around '98. At one point the steering column became very loose and I just quit driving it. Three yrs ago a ...
I would like to buy a Mini Cooper but the nearest dealer is 60 miles away. They said that they have to maintain it or else I will void the warranty - even for oil changes! Should I buy a used one close to home and not worry about having a dealer maintain it?
i am in the process of wanting to purchase a used Honda Accord preferably between 03- 06. I am a first time buyer w/ not much of credit and no co-signer so and i just wanted to know what negotiation method i should take w/ me when i visit dealerships. So i cannot be cheated for money then i can afford... thank you sooo much for taking out the time and, ...

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